Past months have seen the chronograph's popularity soar. Dressed up or dressed down, this useful complication is a symbol of precision.
The watchmaker is partnering with Ocearch, the leading scientific shark conservation non-profit.
The Russian philosopher Vladimir Solovyov wrote of the necessary duality of a cherished object. We are fascinated, enchanted by the idea, the being or the essence of the object, but we also love its physical existence, its objective correspondence, the personification of the idea. Humans are thus made: we are conscious beings, capable of thinking and learning, but we are also flesh and blood, driven by a passion for beauty and all that is worthy of our affection.
The fifth Only Watch charity auction will take place on 28 September in Monaco. Thirty-three brands have donated a watch to compose what Etienne Leménager, Director of Antiquorum Geneva, considers to be a fine selection.
Jewellery looks destined to steal the limelight from watches as luxury's passport to growth, evidenced by the recent acquisition of Harry Winston by Swatch Group, and of the Italian jeweller Pomellato by Kering.