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.
Despite a lacklustre economy in 2009, online searches for Fine Watch brands grew 14% according to the WorldWatchReport, published by IC-Agency. HH Magazine presents the report’s main conclusions with in-depth per country coverage to come.
Revolutionary constructions, new materials, original functions… watchmaking is undergoing radical transformation in the twenty-first century, as each year brings its share of innovations. Here are some examples spotted at the latest presentations in Geneva.
Watch brands are increasingly under pressure to establish a distinct personality. JeanRichard is putting unprecedented accent on its sports models while Ralph Lauren concentrates on building up its three emblematic collections.
Since setting up their company in 2001, Stephen Forsey and Robert Greubel have been at the forefront of fundamental research into the tourbillon complication. Greubel Forsey has produced three major inventions to date and revisited the first at the SIHH 2010.
A silicon escapement chronograph in the Nicolas Rieussec collection, the ExoTourbillon Chronograph in the Villeret 1858 collection, and the Metamorphosis, the first timepiece from the TimeWriter concept: Montblanc has its sights set firmly on the prestigious circle of watch Manufactures, as the timepieces unveiled at the SIHH 2010 clearly show.
The "jeweller of kings" is asserting its identity where one would least expect, in Fine Watches for men with an eye for impressive mechanics. Always with the unity of style that distinguishes the brand.