With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
Mini watches are all the rage, as these five designs from Baselworld show. Breguet, Bulgari, Chanel, Harry Winston and Hermès remind us that small really is beautiful.
"Designed by Ferrari, crafted by Hublot" is the principle behind the new Techframe Ferrari 70 Years Tourbillon Chronograph. It comes as three versions – King Gold, PEEK carbon or titanium – with 70 of each.
In these difficult times for the Swiss watch industry, does it really make sense for brands to pursue the grail that is the in-house calibre? With Baselworld in full swing, it's a question worth asking considering the boom in watches equipped with proprietary movements while many specialist contractors face bust.
Destination Moon is the latest collaboration between L'Epée 1839 and MB&F; an eight-day table clock shaped like a rocket straight out of a child's imagination. Fortunately for us, Maximilian Büsser likes to share his toys!
Blancpain introduces a new Date Moon Phases for women. Two emblematic complications instilled with the classic elegance that defines the Villeret collection.
After Arceau Le Temps Suspendu and Dressage L’Heure Masquée, introducing Slim d’Hermès L’Heure Impatiente. A trilogy of watches that captures Hermès' desire to play with time, to tease us with it, and show that hours and minutes can lend themselves to the most fanciful interpretations.