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?
Chanel's first sports watch, the J12 made its mark on an era and a new century by sculpting high-tech ceramic like a precious stone. This year's tenth anniversary collection pays tribute to an icon.
Two years ago, Blancpain presented its Le Brassus model with a unique one-minute carrousel movement. This world-first returns this year, partnered by a minute-repeater.
In a fitting celebration of an exceptional vintage, Chopard presents four new timepieces together with a jewellery collection whose 150 animal-inspired creations are all unique.
Mechanical movements are prominent in the 2010 collections from La Montre Hermès, along with a clear determination to make a name as a legitimate Fine Watch brand.
For Hublot, which this year unveils UNICO, its first manufacture movement, 2010 will be a year of consolidation during which the brand will "absorb" new movements, new assets, new production capacity and new outlets. Interview.