Inspired by the Frecce Tricolori watch that Breitling created for the hotshots of the Italian Air Force’s aerobatic fleet in 1983, the Super Chronomat is a supercharged, all-purpose sports watch.
After meteoric growth between 2015 and 2019, Gucci is looking for new ways to boost performance. The roadmap for 2021, the brand’s 100th anniversary year, includes a foray into Haute Horlogerie. The first watches are already on display, Place Vendôme in Paris.
First came the "Naissance d'une Montre" venture launched by Time Æon Foundation. Now Urwerk, Greubel Forsey and the FHH are lending their support to a similar project, Oscillon, whose ambition is to perpetuate the skills and excellence of watchmaking.
Sales and profits for the six-month period ended 30 September 2016 were significantly below the prior year’s level, reflecting the difficult global environment, the exceptional inventory buybacks and challenging comparative figures in the first half of the previous financial year.
Official sponsor of the Monaco Yacht Show, Ulysse Nardin presents the Diver Chronograph Monaco. A 100-piece limited edition that will sail through every ocean-going adventure.
The Nominations Committee and Board of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA met yesterday and, inter alia, considered succession planning issues. The Board considered the impact on the Group’s management structure of the impending retirement of key executives. It also considered the composition of the Board itself, recognising that rapidly changing technologies bring significant challenges to traditional business models.
According to the latest Bain & Co report, watches are the personal luxury goods that will most suffer this year. The segment is forecast to lose 8% compared with a 1% drop overall for a category worth a total €249 billion in 2016.
She is the queen of lingerie, the fairy godmother of luscious lace who for more than forty years has been putting elegance and oomph into top drawers. Chantal Thomass is also helping pick the winners of this year's Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. With just a few days to go before the big reveal, she talks about what time and watches mean to her, and why for once she's more concerned with what's on top rather than underneath…