Glashütte Original presents a 25-piece limited edition PanoLunarTourbillon with a hand-engraved dial, flying tourbillon and skeletonized hands.
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter launch strategic partnership and customer campaign with Watches & Wonders
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter are pleased to partner, as the privileged multi-brand online retailers of Watches & Wonders, a global concept that celebrates watchmaking excellence throughout the world. Hosting digital and offline events, this concept will bring some of the industry’s most revered luxury watch brands to Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter’s extensive customer base, starting from September 28.
Watch exports reached a very high level in 2011, creating a new landmark in their remarkable growth over recent years. With exports of nearly 19.3 billion francs, Swiss watchmakers exceeded their previous annual result by 19.2%. Except for 2010, which followed a major downturn, growth in the last 20 years has never been so strong.
Marketing director at Cartier International, Hélène Poulit-Duquesne describes herself as product-focused. A few years ago, she asked her team to inventory and define each of the métiers d'art. So that they will never fade into oblivion.
After having imagined, created and guided HH Magazine, the online publication of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH), Franco Cologni, custodian of the magazine, is handing over as director of publication to Fabienne Lupo, chairwoman and managing director of the FHH.
From electronic engineering via industrial design, Alainpers came to horology in a roundabout way. Philosophical considerations, sensitivity to the urban environment, and a passion for light come together in creations that illuminate time.
On the eve of the watchmakers’ salons, will brands once again yield to the high-frequency temptation? A marked trend in 2011, this new division of time into faster and faster oscillations offers advantages that will certainly endure.