The Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition is the first timepiece borne of the recently announced partnership between Girard-Perregaux and the British motorist.
In 2021, the LM101 series evolves with technically and aesthetically-upgraded versions distinguished by colourful dial plates, including a stainless-steel version.
The spring session of sales, though rather lacklustre, still managed to establish five record prices: three Patek Philippe, one Panerai and a Rolex whose dial, in cloisonné enamel, raised serious doubts as to its authenticity.
The key to the sustainable success of a luxury brand lies in the never-ending quest for perfection. A prominent manifestation of this philosophy is the Lange 1 Time Zone “Como Edition” created exclusively for this year's Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este: in fascinating close-ups, it is presented with a backdrop of historic Rolls-Royce models.
Can a sphere have two faces? In the case of Officine Panerai’s new Table Clock (PAM000581) it can indeed, because the perfectly transparent mineral glass sphere presents two fascinating views of the timepiece: one from the front, of the unmistakable Panerai dial mounted in the centre of the sphere, and the other from the back, which enables the exquisite finish and fine details of the P.5000 manufacture movement to be admired. The two faces express the two authentic identities of Officine Panerai: its long history of Italian excellence, which is expressed in a design of unmistakable purity, and its Swiss watchmaking expertise.
Every two years, the FH Centre in Tokyo conducts a survey of watch purchases among several thousand Japanese consumers. Finding: the Japanese are fond of luxury and Swiss watches.