With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
Xi Jinping’s call for “common prosperity” sent shudders through the stock market. This new policy, which portends a drop in purchasing power for the wealthiest Chinese, pushed down luxury share prices, which includes watch brands. What implications does this have?
Developed with watch engineer Jean-François Mojon, Opus X puts circles within circles, inspired by the movement of the planets in endless rotation (see film).
The Breguet museum, under the auspices of Dr Nicolas Hayek, president and CEO of Montres Breguet S.A., purchased the most important horological document in existence for a record-breaking CHF 2.3 million
Louis Moinet already caused a stir earlier in the year with its planetarium.
Introduced last year by the Geneva Haute Ecole de Gestion, in partnership with the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, this new degree course is entering its second semester, and looks destined for success.