The Swiss watch brank announces a relocation of its London boutique to iconic Old Bond Street and renews its partnership with Frieze.
IWC Schaffhausen and the Boultbee Flight Academy have celebrated the official start of the “Silver Spitfire – The Longest Flight” expedition in Goodwood.
The brand is bolstering its positions by revisiting some of its past glories. It's also exploring new materials, taking an unexpected tack with a non-chronograph El Primero, and even raising a few eyebrows by introducing a Sellita movement to its Pilot Type 20 range.
Close to 3,000 shareholders attended the Swatch Group Ordinary General Meeting on May 14th, all won over to the multinational's strategy. And with good reason: it's all systems go and financially the company is in fine fettle. The formalities of the day's agenda aside, a number of interesting things were said.
For twenty years, the Cartier Watchmaking Institute (IHC) has trained apprentices and showcased their expertise through a competition allowing them to express their technical and artistic talents.
Girard-Perregaux, the Swiss Manufacture of Haute Horlogerie, unveils a new version of the Cat’s Eye Power Reserve. It is fitted with a dial covered by an elegant guilloché effect and marked by strikingly asymmetrical features. Its oval shape is the characteristic signature mark of this collection. It combines mechanical movements with a feminine elegance of design and underscores various decorative aspects of the timepiece. While sparkling diamonds mark the hours, its power reserve indication is illuminated by an array of stars.
A cult watch that has appealed to both men and women, the Reverso has shown up in all manner of fascinating guises since 1931. Featuring an attractive blend of elegance and sportiness, the Reverso became a great classic of the Art Deco cultural movement, of which it embodies the essential values: refinement, artistic craftsmanship and aesthetic clarity. Ever since its birth, and above and beyond its timekeeping function, the Reverso has played the role of a guardian of memories.
L.U.C, Mille Miglia, Happy Diamonds, Imperiale… aficionados are familiar with Chopard's Fine Watch collections, but what about the philosophy behind them? An interview with Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, Co-President of Chopard.