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?
The Singer Flytrack is a time-only watch featuring the brand's signature peripheral hours-disc indication combined with central minutes and central sweeping seconds.
For the first time in its history, Audemars Piguet combines the classicism and prestige of a flying tourbillon with the modernity of a flyback chronograph. Proposed as a 50-piece limited edition.
The world's oldest working planetarium meets the world's smallest mechanical planetarium: Christiaan van der Klaauw and the Royal Eise Eisinga Planetarium present the CVDK Planetarium Eise Eisinga Limited Edition watch.
Four sautoir necklaces join the Alhambra collection, each an interpretation of the lucky-charm motif in materials teeming with life. They are accompanied by a ring in guilloché yellow gold and a jewellery watch, expressing the timeless elegance of this icon of Van Cleef & Arpels.
Small-scale and artisanal mines have a crucial role in improving the lives of local communities but are also a target for organised crime, which makes them a controversial topic at the heart of the gold supply chain. This third and final article in the series looks at the challenges facing the informal mining sector as debated at the recent Basel Gold Day.
As a highlight of The Sound Maker - Jaeger-LeCoultre’s year-long celebration of the art of sound in watchmaking - the Maison will present a new "sound sculpture" installation, commissioned by Jaeger-LeCoultre from the Swiss contemporary artist, Zimoun.