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.
All over the world, collectors go crazy for his classic watches, magnificently decorated with painstaking care. In the first of a series of portraits of artisan-watchmakers, we travel to the Swiss Jura to meet Kari Voutilainen and discover his story, his motivations and ideals, his workshop and, of course, his watches. Welcome home.
At the confluence of precision, robustness and the sparkle of diamonds, the Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon strikes a perfect balance, both aesthetic and mechanical.
Swiss company AiM is behind Tell Watch, CAD software specifically for the watch industry, now with a 3D-reader extension for real-time animations. A solution that should find applications across the board. Confirmation at EPHJ*.
Blue liquid, high-performance design, ultra-light carbon case… the new H4 RC44 is onboard with the codes of the RC44 Championship Tour. Russell Coutts can but approve.
At the head of Harry Winston, Nayla Hayek, who also chairs the board of directors at Swatch Group, talks about progress made since the brand was taken over by the Biel-based group, and future focus.