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.
With its athletic black titanium carbide coating and luminous blue indications, the Aquaracer 300 M in titanium on a nylon strap is a deep-sea beauty. Get the lowdown here…
"I feel that this is one of the coolest pieces I've ever created," says MB&F founder Maximilian Büsser of his new Horological Machine N°8 Can-Am. Who are we to disagree?
A component weighing just a few hundredths of a gram transformed the watch from mechanised jewel into a scientific instrument that measured time with sufficient precision to enable navigators to discover the oceans and later take Man into space. Read all about the fabulous adventure of the balance spring…
He has put his name to some five hundred watches in total, and currently produces around twenty a year. Vianney Halter, winner of the 2016 Prix Gaïa, uses mechanical science to further his retro-futuristic vision of watchmaking. The kind that could run on steam!
A heavyweight of watchmaking excellence, the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon feels feather-light on the wrist inside its titanium and ceramic case. The skeletonized Manufacture movement is a piece of modern art.
In the years when it seemed Swiss watchmaking could do no wrong, the Maisons listened only to their ego and turned a deaf ear to their most precious asset: their identity. Now that times are hard, the ego's echo is making itself heard.