IWC Schaffhausen and its partner Solaris Yachts have worked on a very special customised sailing yacht, the Double Moon. A 55-foot Solaris 55 from the Italian boatbuilder was designed to perfectly reflect the new Portugieser watch collection.
Jaeger-LeCoultre and Mr Porter present the Master Ultra Thin Kingsman Knife watch, a limited edition of 100 timepieces, specially adapted for The King’s Man, the upcoming film directed by Matthew Vaughn.
The Société Suisse de Chronométrie Study Day is a showcase for the latest research in watchmaking. This year's programme included such choice items as concepts for a new mechanical regulator delivering an exceptional power reserve, and a watch with no escapement.
It was in 1993 that Audemars Piguet established a whole new category of sports watch with the ground-breaking Royal Oak Offshore. A natural evolution of the original, octagonal Royal Oak which took the watch world by storm in 1972, the supersized 'Offshore' was large, bold, rugged and highly functional.
Vacheron Constantin once again challenged its most experienced master-watchmakers to create an extremely sophisticated Grande Complication wristwatch, equipped with an exceptional set of functions. They took on this terrific technical challenge to create a one-of-a-kind model named “Maître Cabinotier Astronomica”. This impressive feat of miniaturisation, driven by manual-winding Calibre 2755-B1, brings together 15 of the most demanding Haute Horlogerie complications and gives pride of place to astronomical functions.
Richard Mille releases a jewelry creation in the form of a new tourbillon, the RM 57-01 Phoenix and Dragon-Jackie Chan.
The new Midsize collection now makes the Portofino line from IWC Schaffhausen attractive to watch lovers who prefer a slightly smaller timepiece. With the Portofino Midsize AutomaticMoon Phase and the Portofino Midsize Automatic Day & Night, two radiant 37-millimetre beauties available in seven different versions designed to reflect the timeless elegance of the Italian coastal resort join the Swiss company’s watch family. Ten different Portofino Midsize Automatic models with 37-millimetre cases will be launched in 2014, available with or without a diamond-set bezel. Three Portofino Automatic versions featuring 40-millimetre cases set with precious stones round off the dazzling display.
Each year since 2012, Jaeger-LeCoultre has been offering women a succession of cherished Rendez-Vous by revealing new models from its emblematic collection. Following on from the Tourbillon, Celestial and Perpetual Calendar watches infused with the artistic and horological creativity of the Grande Maison, comes a model powerfully evoking watchmaking tradition.