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?
The renowned French brand has called on the Le Brassus Manufacture to anchor itself in the Fine Watch segment.
The brand joins forces with the Time aeon Foundation to safeguard the tradition of trades in danger of extinction.
The brand reinstates a complication that had lain forgotten for more than a century, and which offers an alternative to the tourbillon.
Virtually every brand currently recentering its activities, or intent on catching a second wind, swears by the Fine Watch segment, the golden ticket into the markets. Demonstration with Corum and Hublot.
Harry Winston reveals Opus 8, a watch that displays time on demand and in a very unusual way.
How to sum up Baselworld 2008? With 2,087 exhibitors, over 100,000 visitors and revenues of CHF 1.2 billion for Switzerland alone. For one week, the city-on-the-Rhine becomes the world capital of luxury.