With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
Three new additions join Omega’s Trésor line, each crafted in the brand’s own 18k Moonshine™ gold with an integrated mesh bracelet.
This new Carrera, equipped with a Heuer 02 movement, boldly reinterprets the storied 1965 Heuer Carrera “Dato 45”. A limited edition with a blue or white dial, it builds on the Carrera Sport Chronographs that were introduced earlier in the year.
Morgan Stanley anticipates that Swiss watch exports for 2020 will be down by around 20% to CHF 16 billion, thereby returning to 2010 levels. Deloitte is convinced this pillar of the Swiss economy will adapt and bounce back after a year of "accelerated transformation".
An engraved sunray pattern and levitating diamonds illuminate the dial of the Arceau Soleil watch.
Speake-Marin has launched a series of initiatives aimed at making a positive difference to society and the environment in the twenty-first century.
In the light of uncertainty amid the current health crisis, the Watches and Wonders Geneva Exhibitor Committee has taken the decision not to hold the physical Salon, scheduled April 7 to 13, 2021. An all-digital edition will be proposed on the same dates at watchesandwonders.com with new services and features, where participating brands will be able to present their new watches for 2021 and interact directly with their audiences.