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.
Anouk Danthe and Olivier Leu have been working all out since 2005 to launch their own brand: Revelation. Four years down the line, the first prototype is in the can and scheduled for launch at Baselworld 2010. The road hasn’t always been smooth but worth every step of the way. Part two.
Omega launched the Co-Axial escapement, invented by the eminent watchmaker George Daniels, in 1999. It was the first practical mechanical watch escapement since the Swiss lever escapement more than 150 years ago.
The concept of the impossible does not have a place in the universe of Paul Gerber. In his workshops in Zurich, he translates the most fantastical horologic ideas into functioning mechanics.
The French sociologist and philosopher Gilles Lipovetski was in Geneva to lecture students at the city’s Haute École de Gestion who are preparing the new Masters of Advanced Studies in luxury management. He spoke to Christophe Roulet about the future of luxury.
Greubel Forsey’s new manufacture, just outside La Chaux-de-Fonds, makes a subtle nod to the brand’s timepieces whose technical complexity has borne a certain influence on how the space is organised.
Symbolically at least, this is how it began. When Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008, a wave of panic swept through the world’s financial markets and the global economy. How has this affected the watch segment, which this year risks a shortfall of between three and four billion Swiss francs?