Summer is always a great pretext to ditch monochrome in favour of brighter, sunnier shades. With more and more watchmakers lavishing colour on their dials, the opportunity is too good to miss.
A year after its official launch, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet continues to evolve with five new self-winding date, hour, minute and second references and five new self-winding chronograph models, with complex lacquered dials and a palette of deep colours.
Bulgari reinvents the Octo watch with a highly contemporary and opulent black exterior.
In January, the value of Swiss watch exports declined by 7.9% to 1.5 billion francs.
Rubber or leather, satin or sparkling, hi-tech or low-key, the strap no longer plays second fiddle to the rest of the watch. Creativity spills from the dial onto the wrist, and even enlists the leading lights of couture in this charm offensive.
With the most recent edition of its successful Senator Chronometer, the Glashütte Original manufactory offers certified precision in a distinctive and expressive dark blue version.
Project Z by the House of Harry Winston is a high-tech timepiece collection that is dedicated to one of the most prestigious complications, contained within a sports-like exterior.
Fine Watchmaking is often accused of sidelining women, even though the other half of the sky – to borrow a famous Chinese metaphor – is an essential interlocutor for stakeholders across the board. Women are consistently more attentive to watches, be they precious or complicated. In managerial positions, they know how to provide important and decisive direction.