The Swiss watchmaker's second collaboration with the Godfather of Streetwear, Hiroshi Fujiwara, has produced a one-of-a-kind chrono, equipped with the Heuer 02 manufacture movement.
The two partners embarked on a very personal journey to create a unique masterpiece: a Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge inspired by Franck Muller’s famous Crazy Hours.
From its first incarnation with a barrel-shaped case, Chapter One from Maîtres du Temps now lends itself to a round case that is “architecturally-inspired,” in the words of this association of watchmakers, and still with the same fascinating combination of complications.
TAG Heuer makes a splash for its 150th anniversary, and unveils the first draft of a movement whose escapement has no balance spring. A revolution in the world of watchmaking. The Calibre 1887 completes the line-up. (See films.)
In the first quarter of 2010, Hermès probably achieved one of the best performances in the industry, with organic growth in sales of 20%. This result has sustained the group's shares, especially with speculation rife over the possible acquisition of Hermès following the death of Jean-Louis Dumas.
Mexico and its iconic figures are an increasingly irresistible theme for watchmakers. Audemars Piguet, Jaeger-LeCoultre and Hublot are marking the bicentennial of the country's independence and the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, led by Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata.