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?
Janek Deleskiewicz, Artistic and Design Director at Jaeger-LeCoultre, discusses the special dynamic that drives the creation of women's watches, and explains how to win over this demanding clientele who relate differently to their watch than do men.
For the first time ever, the mechanical heart of the Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 XXL Large Date and Moon Phases is revealed in a titanium DLC case with a blue polycrystalline transparent dial.
F.P.Journe participates for the first time to Only Watch in order to support the scientific research to fight against the Duchenne myopathy. A unique watch is created especially for the occasion, the « Tourbillon Souverain Bleu ».
In the first half of 2015, the Swatch Group generated net sales of CHF 4 248 million at constant exchange rates, and thereby grew by 3.6%.