With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
A Pegasus with glowing wings emerges from the Slim d’Hermès watch, highlighted by the arts of miniature painting, straw marquetry and engraving.
Audemars Piguet launches a new complication in the Royal Oak Offshore collection. Limited to 100 pieces, the new selfwinding timepiece combines flying tourbillon with flyback chronograph in a brand-new case diameter of 43mm.
After nearly two decades of partnership, Breitling and Bentley Motors launch the Premier B21 Chronograph Tourbillon 42 Bentley Limited Edition, an exclusive series of 25 pieces.
Where art meets craftmanship, there is nothing more disrupting, and no more fascinating object than the new Freak X Razzle Dazzle.
On 1 June, Oris introduced the Hölstein Edition 2021, a 250-piece limited-edition version of the Big Crown pilot’s watch. The watch, which has a 38mm stainless steel case, is the first watch to house the in-house developed Oris Calibre 403.
The latest study from Bain & Co – Altagamma reports a return to growth for luxury in the first quarter. Will this play out for the entire year or – the more likely option according to Bain – will full recovery be in 2022?