Unveiled at SIHH, Elégante by F.P. Journe uses a motion detector to put this electro-mechanical watch in standby mode, thereby ensuring a minimum autonomy of 8 years.
This second piece from Ferdinand Berthoud follows on from the Chronomètre FB1 in its different versions. This new watch immediately stands out for the regulator-style display that shows hours, minutes and seconds on three separate counters.
Strongest growth was recorded in the second half, when shipments increased almost 5%. For the full twelve months, Hong Kong (+6%) and China (+18.8%) set the pace. The major luxury groups are also on the up and up. Richemont, LVMH and Swatch Group have all announced significantly stronger results.
TAG Heuer is putting women first in 2018, starting with a fully redesigned Formula 1 Lady collection. Interchangeable straps switch styles to match any mood.
After welcoming Dustin Johnson, the World Number One golfer, as an ambassador, Hublot follows up with a Big Bang Unico Golf whose chrono-style counters keep track of a player's score on the course.
Originally made in the 1960s for the Italian military as a run of 2,500 pieces, Zenith is reissuing its Cronometro Tipo CP-2 chronograph as part of its Pilot range, with versions in bronze and in aged stainless steel.
Vacheron Constantin's Les Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers collection is a tribute to the adventurers who, at the end of the eighteenth century, dared to defy the laws of gravity. Copied from historic drawings, the dials beautifully render five hot-air balloons that took to the skies in France between 1783 and 1785.
At Cartier, the panther takes endless forms. This year, the feline appears in three dimensions as the gem-laden Panthère Lovée, and on the Rencontre de Panthères watch whose oscillating weight,positioned dial-side, throws out darts of light.