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?
Vacheron Constantin continues its journey through the highest echelons of mechanical complications with the Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication 3600. Twenty-three timekeeping and astronomical functions make up this celestial composition in white gold.
In 2013, we gave him the Hommage à la Passion award in recognition of his dedication and determination. Walter Lange has passed away at the age of 92. He leaves a lifetime's work that business schools could well study as a textbook case in management. Without Walter Lange, A. Lange & Söhne would never have had the remarkable return to prominence it has enjoyed for the past twenty years.
Panerai will sail alongside Oracle Team USA at the 2017 America's Cup. Three official watches mark the event, including the Luminor 1950 Oracle Team USA 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica – 44mm.
Ingenious or extravagant, brands unleash their creativity to equip their timepieces with straps whose technical and aesthetic prowess has nothing to envy that of the movement. A closer look at recent innovations and what's new this year.
IWC breaks new ground by combining chronograph counters with a moonphase indication on the same subdial. Introducing the Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph.
Skulls and grandes complications make happy bedfellows at Speake-Marin, in a tourbillon minute-repeater with carillon strike. An animation on the dial reminds us that love endures beyond the grave.