In association with Collective, a Silicon Valley collectors' club, Zenith has designed this limited-edition Chronomaster El Primero C.01 with the accent on simplicity and functionality.
The latest rendition of the Tetra, a manual-winding model and a staple of the Nomos Glashütte catalogue for the past 25 years, now comes with a rich plum-coloured dial.
With sales for the fourth quarter 2008 taking a plunge, Corum has completely revised its strategy and is now focusing on creativity and exclusivity. Retailers no longer want to tie up their cash assets in basic products. Antonio Calce, chief executive, explains.
At the head of research and development at Franck Muller since 2002, Pierre-Michel Golay is setting up his own brand within the group. A tribute to the talent and creativity of a man who has devoted his life to complications… in all simplicity.
Mention the name Cartier and it conjures up images of resplendence and magnificence. In all objects of their creation—from jewelry to perfumes and cigarette lighters — Cartier embodies exceptional quality and exclusivity.
Not for one second do the "colonels" of luxury watchmaking imagine that electronics might one day launch a new offensive. The industry would never make the same mistakes again. Not when it has learned the lessons of a bloody war in which so many unknown soldiers fell; the thousands of workers who lost not just their livelihood but their very life, and will never be forgotten. The Maginot Line has been rebuilt, and if these colonels did have to prepare for a new onslaught, they would march into battle with the firm conviction they would win.
Within the coming years, Switzerland will have one of the few laboratories to possess a cold atom frequency standard and future benchmark for international atomic time.