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 sporty timepiece commemorates the brand’s support of Emirates Team New Zealand.
For 2015, TAG Heuer is partnering with the phenomenon that is the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo: authentic Avant-Garde design. After 16 years of absence, Nissan is back with a revolutionary new car, a true technological challenge. An incredible car with a unique design, it is a behemoth with more than 1,000 horsepower, hybrid front wheel drive and a V6 3-litre twin turbo engine. It is the only vehicle in 2015 to be powered in this way – all the others are propulsion – not seen since 1997.
The market for connected watches in 2015 should be worth around $8.9 billion with 30 million smartwatches sold. Ninety brands are currently battling it out in a segment so far dominated by Samsung, pending Apple's results. Swiss fine watchmakers are unperturbed.
Endowed with all the aesthetic codes and horological content of the Duomètre collection, the new Duomètre Unique Travel Time by Jaeger- LeCoultre asserts its personality by embracing a rare decorative technique. This model with its finely chiselled dial embodies the elegance of an exquisitely hand-crafted skill. Travelling with such a creation on the wrist epitomises an authentic art of living.
Chanel presents the Boy.Friend watch, its new watch creation… A watch with a masculine allure just for women.