After partnering with Pirelli, Roger Dubuis continues at full speed and teams up with Lamborghini for the limited-edition Excalibur Aventador S, a hotbed of raw power and ultimate sensations.
We take an inside look at Zenith's new oscillator, placed inside the Defy Lab which is billed as "the world's most accurate mechanical watch". A development set to revolutionise the watch industry and put the brand with the star back into the firmament.
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Parmigiani plans to open three stores in China this year, where the brand currently has next to no representation, and take advantage of the "amazing growth" in what has become a priority market for Swiss watchmakers.
Established in 2006, the manufacture presents its calibre C2000, inspired by the Valjoux 7750. With seventy variations in a single movement to incorporate all types of dial displays, Concepto aims to attract customers in search of an "all-in-one" solution.
The phenomenon of counterfeiting has now reached an unprecedented scale. The value of the global counterfeit goods market could grow from $5.5 billion in 1982 to nearly $600 billion in 2010, which is 10% of world trade, according to Eric Woerth, former French budget minister.
Watch auctions are experiencing an increasingly marked scissor effect, with top lots attracting fierce bidding while the less attractive lots struggle. A closer look with Aurel Bacs, International Co-Head of Christie's Watch Department.
Over the past decade, Bulgari has one by one ticked the boxes of vertical integration, leading to the presentation, earlier this year, of its in-house mechanical movement, Calibre BVL 168. This base calibre will be the springboard for future complication movements.
An anniversary model, the Bovet - Pininfarina Tourbillon Ottanta, seals the partnership and celebrates the Italian industrial design firm's 80 years in business. This exceptional timepiece is already being described as the first in a long series.