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.
Deloitte has called its 2016 study of the Swiss watch industry "Navigating through stormy waters", and this latest insight reveals a situation that is far from plain sailing. Over 80% of the executives surveyed are pessimistic about the outlook for the coming twelve months; that's twice as many as last year.
Vacheron Constantin invites the owners of an Overseas watch to change their mind, and their mood, at the drop of a strap, courtesy of the three interchangeable bands that accompany this iconic timepiece for global travellers. Proof that there can be no limits to refinement.
Vibrant colours, new interchangeable straps and ornamental stone dials… Cape Cod rings the changes for its quarter-century in characteristically standout style.
The unit cost of a balance spring is considerably more than the per-ounce price of gold. This, alongside difficulties in securing supplies of special calibrated balance springs, has prompted certain watch brands to "go it alone" and manufacture their own.
Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today, we welcome Herdiana Surachman, creator of Deluxshionist.
The downturn in watch industry exports flattened out in the third quarter, but remained significant in September, at -5.7%. The total value then stood at 1.7 billion francs with the benefit of a more favourable comparison base.