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?
With its perfect balance of technical expertise and classical elegance, the Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection brings together all the qualities of a fine timepiece, the cornerstone of the Manufacture. The combination of finesse and superlative watchmaking is clearly seen in this new model that, for the first time, features both large date and moon phases functions.
Manufacture Roger Dubuis is thrilled to announce its third consecutive participation in Asia’s most prestigious Haute Horlogerie Exhibition, running from September 30th to October 3rd in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Watches&Wonders will provide yet another exciting opportunity for the Maison to display its latest creations centred around the Astral Skeleton theme, as well as its inimitable theatrical brand-setting talent embodied in its cutting-edge World of Roger Dubuis.
Created by four masters – a watchmaker and three engravers – the Kennin-ji Temple Masters Project features ornately engraved dragon motifs inspired by the Kennin-ji Temple in Japan.
Harry Winston further explores its unsurpassable creativity and opens up whole new vistas. Creative worlds overlap in the House’s new designs, which pair two iconic motifs, both symbolizing absolute femininity in their own unique way – lace and mother-of-pearl.
Surfing, sailing, water, sport and sportsmanship…TAG Heuer has always been close to the world of sea. From its patent of one of the first water-resistant cases for a pocket watch in 1895, the World’s first Chronograph with regatta dial and tide indicator: the Mareograph / Seafarer in 1950, and now with the launch of the new 2015 Aquaracer 300m.