Baume & Mercier adds three new men's models to its Classima collection: a complete calendar, a dual time display and a small seconds that all reinforce the fine watchmaking character of this emblematic line.
Featuring a double retrograde complication and a profusion of diamonds, this watch is a sparkling tribute to Mr Harry Winston, the legendary "King of Diamonds".
While major players such as Swatch (Blancpain, Breguet, Harry Winston…), Richemont (Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget...), LVMH (Hublot, TAG Heuer, Zenith...) or Kering (Gucci, Girard-Perregaux, Ulysse Nardin…) dispose of sufficient production capacity to cover the majority of their requirements for mechanical movements, this hasn't prevented them, and every other Fine Watch firm, from courting smaller, specialised structures for complicated calibres.
Three years ago in these same columns (Revue FH) we reported on efforts by officers of the Guardia di Finanza to curb counterfeiting in Tuscany. The region of Florence is well known beyond Italy’s borders for its rich manufacturing heritage, handed down from the Middle Ages.
Twelve billion dollars. This is, we are officially told, the amount achieved by global art sales in 2013. A figure which experts assure us has never been reached for as long as a carefully controlled art market has existed.
Inspired by the excitement and glamour of the holiday season, Ralph Lauren presents pieces from the Chunky Chain fine jewelry collection and two magnificent models from the Ralph Lauren Stirrup timepiece collection: the handsome 18K rose gold Stirrup Large Chronograph for him and, the stunning 18K white gold Stirrup Petite Diamond Link timepiece fully paved with white diamonds for her.
Together with its brand ambassadors and race-winning Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has developed two special edition watches, each limited to 250 pieces. Just days before the Singapore Grand Prix, the two Silver Arrow drivers each unveiled their own personal Ingenieur Chronograph. In addition, IWC Schaffhausen announces the renewal of its current partnership with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One™ Team.