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.
HH Magazine caught up with Stefano Macaluso, VP at Girard-Perregaux, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2009, where he discussed latest developments at the brand.
With the counterfeit market apparently thriving, and intent on taking advantage of the current crisis while ever it can, the weapons with which to fight this scourge are many and varied.
A storm is brewing in the Swiss watch branch. After four years' thriving activity that most sectors could only dream of, the industry came down to earth with a bump in autumn 2008.
The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2009 only recently ushered out its last visitors, and the general feeling is one of relief, boosted by the success encountered by prestige watches, many of which are limited editions. But with all eyes anxiously turned to 2009, what remains to be said about the branch's performance in 2008?
Mathias Buttet, CEO of BNB Concept, is giving his watchmakers the chance to create watches under their own name.