In its latest annual report, Richemont singles out Panerai for its strong performance during the financial year to end March. Since then, Covid-19 has stopped luxury brands in their tracks. We look at the state of play with Panerai Chief Executive, Jean-Marc Pontroué.
Jaquet Droz debuts an onyx dial on its Grande Seconde Off-Centered Chronograph. This unique mineral allows the delicate composition to subtly stand out.
Giulio Papi likes to remind us that horology is first and foremost about instruments whose purpose is to give the time with increasing accuracy.
On the subject of watch movements, one has to talk to the specialists in the sector, those who have distinguished themselves by creating pieces which are both original and successful. Antoine Preziuso, whose workshop is just a stone’s throw from the manufactures at Plan-les-Ouates, gives us his views on the subject.
Acquired in 2004 by Miguel Rodriguez, whose stable includes Festina, Perrelet recently joined the circle of partners to the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH). The brand's CEO Marc Bernhardt explains why, and looks back over developments at the brand.
At Patek Philippe, "planning" and "anticipating" aren't just empty words. Thanks to its forward-looking strategy, the Manufacture, one of the foremost names in Fine Watchmaking, can boast a long history of success. Widely acknowledged within the profession as primus inter pares, this very Genevan watchmaking firm is determined not to let its crown slip, and is spreading its wings in the canton of Neuchâtel, specifically in La Chaux-de-Fonds where watchmaking is a centuries-old tradition.
In criminology, when detectives have combed the crime scene and interviewed every witness and possible suspect, and are still incapable of saying what really happened and who the author of the misdemeanour is, we call this the "perfect crime."