Singular yet timeless, innovative and performance-driven, the RM 72-01 Lifestyle In-House Chronograph is poised at the intersection between Haute Horlogerie, dance and music. Movement is all. Movement of time, of bodies, of notes.
In 2018 he launched the Watch Trade Academy based on a new approach to distribution. A year later he set up his own brand to prove its benefits. Now Thomas Baillod is starting to reap what he has sown.
Since arriving at the head of the firm six months ago, Jean-Frédéric Dufour has gone all-out to refocus the collections on the brand’s fundamental values, no better symbolised than by its legendary El Primero movement.
For Michel Parmigiani, any self-respecting watch firm must be committed to understanding, mastering and promoting the branch’s ancestral savoir-faire.
Grandes complications, the applied arts and extra-thin movements are Vacheron Constantin’s chosen themes this year, in true respect for a tradition that has found particular favour in China.
Manufactures are giving unprecedented emphasis to the applied arts, yet at the same time engraving is under threat from modern machining techniques. A review of the situation with CIFOM, the only school in Switzerland to teach this art.