As the effects of climate change become more and more “tangible”, luxury’s leading names are responding to the need for urgent action to stem environmental destruction and loss of biodiversity.
Pushing the boundaries of its artistic design even further, Louis Erard reveals a completely unique triptych. Alain Silberstein was given carte blanche, designing the series of three watches like a picture over three panels. Three lots of 178 models at accessible prices.
It's a well-known fact: since the late 1990s, for Swiss watchmaking the only way is up. Granted, the sector was dinted by the 2008-2009 crisis, but not for long. Now it's green lights all the way, in particular among the major groups which are proving to be in rude health. As for employment, the sector continues to take on new staff. With so many positive factors, should we be encouraging young people to make a career in one of watchmaking's professions?
As part of its collaboration with Porsche Motorsport as Official Timing Partner, Chopard presents the Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Edition dedicated to the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. This sophisticated COSC chronometer-certified flyback chronograph, picking up the design codes of the racing car, is issued in a 919-piece limited edition.
The Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Lady is enhanced by a new dial decorated with a row of white diamonds and elegant Arabic numerals. This new and glamorously showcases the clean and precise style of an iconic watch collection.
It's been a long time coming. Finally the luxury and watch industries have put their reservations aside and are ready to embark on their internet adventure. Though still only a small step, it nonetheless marks a giant leap in mentality. While numerous other industries have embedded the digital revolution into their business model, luxury and watchmaking have been dragged almost kicking and screaming into the online era. But the page has been turned, the race is on, and there is no going back.
A signature Ulysse Nardin timepiece since 2001, the Lady Diver reveals a refreshed marine- inspired design for 2014.