With input from golfer and brand ambassador Rory McIlroy, Omega is launching a watch in Gamma Titanium that weighs just 55 grams. The movement is the Master Chronometer Calibre 8928.
The jeweller's Perlée collection includes two secret watches, one presented as a bracelet and one as a sautoir.
The models presented this year by Bovet Fleurier demonstrate its mastery of complications and superlative movement finishing. Such craftsmanship is displayed in the Amadeo, Récital and Bovet by Pininfarina collections.
The emerging economies have yet to make their weight felt in global watch sales.
"The end justifies the means." Numerous are those who remember only this proposal by Niccolò Machiavelli, statesman, advisor to the great and influential, and the founder of a "modern" approach to political science. Five hundred years ago, Machiavelli wrote a treatise that is still very much relevant today: The Prince or how to conquer and retain power.
PPR heads the sustainability rating drawn up by Bank Sarasin, which says Switzerland's Richemont and Swatch Group need to improve.
A journey in the air, on the ground, and beneath the oceans with Omega, Piaget and Jaeger-LeCoultre.