Ahead of El Día de los Muertos, L'Epée 1839 resurrects its Requiem skull clock, this time in a Black & Palladium version.
Swiss watch exports could double over the next fifteen years to reach CHF 40 billion as the number of ten-digit turnovers grows.
Swissness, which proposes to increase the Swiss-made value of industrial products to 60%, has reached an important stage in its adoption. Debate is rife among watchmakers, particularly concerning the objective to raise the threshold for mechanical watches to 80%.
Things are looking good for Richemont. Bernard Fornas will leave his position as CEO of Cartier after years spent solidly at the helm, and hand over to Stanislas de Quercize who says goodbye to Van Cleef & Arpels. A man of thought but most of all a man of action, he hands his successor a flourishing brand where he has achieved excellent results. A legendary but also a living brand; a contemporary and, I would say, timeless brand. A forever brand. A true commander, he has steered his craft over the world's seas, and always brought it back to port loaded with treasures.
Jasmine Audemars does not court nostalgia. At a time when Audemars Piguet, the company that she has presided for the past 20 years, marks the 40th anniversary of the legendary Royal Oak, she engages the future in the celebrations of the past.