The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
German brand Nomos marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven with the Tetra Symphony quartet. The Tetra Divine Spark is inspired by the opening verse of the Ode to Joy.
The Revolution tourbillons by Franck Muller stand out as some of the most ambitious, radical and astonishing there are. Latest in the series: the Vanguard™ Revolution 3 Skeleton.
With its Métiers d’Art collection, Blancpain offers a journey through cultures. Today, the Manufacture sets sail for Taiwan by dedicating two individual models to one of the wonders of the animal kingdom bound up with the island’s history: the Formosa clouded leopard.
The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.
The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.
For the first time in its history, Panerai, will serve as “Official Timekeeper” of the Prada Cup from January 15th to February 24th 2021 in Auckland (NZ), the selection Series for the 36th America’s Cup. The race will establish which team will compete against Emirates New Zealand in March 2021.