The Swiss watch brank announces a relocation of its London boutique to iconic Old Bond Street and renews its partnership with Frieze.
IWC Schaffhausen and the Boultbee Flight Academy have celebrated the official start of the “Silver Spitfire – The Longest Flight” expedition in Goodwood.
At 44, Antonio Calce has taken a stake in the capital of Montres Corum Sàrl which has been under his stewardship since 2007. This is a strong signal for the markets as the Swiss watch sector prepares to face important industrial challenges. The young CEO talks about why he decided to become a shareholder, and gives his expert view of where the branch is heading. (Part 1)
The precepts taught by the legendary school of arts and crafts, founded by Walter Gropius in 1919 in Weimar, continue to find expression in watchmaking, led by Germany's Stowa, Junghans and Nomos. Coming after tributes from Alain Silberstein and Zeno, Patek Philippe unveiled its Annual Calendar Regulator earlier this year.
With new store openings, mechanical watches specifically for its women customers, an extension of the famous Co-Axial movement across the collections, and heavyweight sponsorship deals, Omega leaves no stone unturned in assuring the brand's presence.
While the rest of the world has its eyes riveted on China as the luxury industry's new big thing, Omega is busy canvassing the United States, still the second biggest market for Swiss watch exports, growing almost 22% over the first eight months of the year.
In the fight against counterfeiting impatience misses the mark, but perseverance always pays dividends. Surveillance at the Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair provides further proof of this axiom.