Inspired by the Frecce Tricolori watch that Breitling created for the hotshots of the Italian Air Force’s aerobatic fleet in 1983, the Super Chronomat is a supercharged, all-purpose sports watch.
After meteoric growth between 2015 and 2019, Gucci is looking for new ways to boost performance. The roadmap for 2021, the brand’s 100th anniversary year, includes a foray into Haute Horlogerie. The first watches are already on display, Place Vendôme in Paris.
Part quixotic dream, part provocation, part avant-garde, part fascination, virtuoso mechanics have the power to go down in history, in that instant or for decades to come. The Cabestan Winch Tourbillon Vertical is one such prowess.
Jaquet Droz gives a mark of prestige to ceramic, a high-tech material that is still rarely seen in fine watchmaking. The superlative quality of the raw material combines with sophisticated manufacturing techniques to create avant-garde cases with a penetrating deep lustre.
Eve, Penelope and Calypso: three mythical figures and three women who, each in their own way, have reconciled humankind with the mysteries of time and life. Mysteries to which women will always hold the key.
The Professional Watchmaking-Jewellery and Microtechnology Environment Show in Lausanne (Switzerland) ended on a positive note, with more exhibitors and visitors this year. Will orders placed there save the industry's suppliers from a disastrous 2009?
The JCK show affirmed the luxury brands are on the right track, demonstrating solid value with the quality of their timepieces and the support shown to retailers.