Nomos introduces the 33mm Metro Rose Gold, the smallest size in the range, powered by a manual-winding Alpha movement. Grey hour markers and purple minute markers gently contrast with the rose gold of the case and hands.
Renowned for its links to the nautical world, Ulysse Nardin unveiled in Paris a new collection of dive watches for men and women, while introducing two new ambassadors. The brand also announced its sponsorship of the Vendée Globe sailing race that will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.
Swiss watch exports contracted by almost a quarter in 2009, slipping 22.3% to CHF 13.2 billion. Quentin Simonet gives his analysis of what this means for the industry.
This year, Louis Moinet is presenting Meteoris, a one-off piece consisting of a new type of planetarium surrounded by four tourbillon watches, each inlaid with fragments of meteorite. In a similar vein, the company has unveiled its Tempograph and two Jules Verne watches, in reference to the classic novel, "From the Earth to the Moon."
Speaking at the Geneva Time Exhibition (GTE), Alain Silberstein shared his views on what the future holds for independent watchmakers.