From dress watches to sport watches, Omega's latest releases run the gamut of innovative materials. Whether draped in Moonshine gold or coloured ceramic, incrusted with Liquidmetal or Ceragold, this year's new models make the most of the latest developments.
The prize, which includes a cash endowment, will be awarded annually to a graduate of the Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship programme. The first winner is Clara Martin for "The Authority of Black".
The Tank MC Two-tone Skeleton watch bears witness to Cartier's watchmaking vision: combining technical prowess and creative elegance – the guarantee of timepieces with a strong personality. It is the blend of these two criteria of excellence, both technical and aesthetic, that drives the Maison's spirit of innovation. The Tank MC Two-tone Skeleton watch reflects this visionary energy, displaying all the character traits of a unique signature piece.
The Year of the Horse is upon us, and Ulysse Nardin pays tribute to the animal spirit with the Ulysse Nardin Classico Horse. Like the wild horses, it is a timepiece of independence made with the free-roamer in mind.
The Chrono Hawk line is now available with a stainless steel bracelet in a design and perfect finish that once again demonstrates Girard-Perregaux’s excellence.
The evolution of the diver’s watches from IWC continues. The 2014 Aquatimer collection from IWC Schaffhausen comes with inspired technical features, even more in-house calibres and a patented IWC bracelet quick-change system. For the first time ever, a Haute Horlogerie complication in the form of a perpetual calendar with a large digital date display appears in this watch family. Bronze likewise makes its debut as a metal for the case. The Swiss watch manufacturer is also launching four special editions in support of the work of the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Cousteau Society.
Every year since 2001, Valentine’s Day has marked a special rendezvous between Blancpain and women, for which the Manufacture annually introduces a watch featuring an unusual interpretation of love. The Valentine’s Day 2014 model lives up to expectations in a charmingly subtle manner.