The Deloitte Swiss Watch Industry Study 2021 confirms a positive outlook for the sector, though not entirely without risks and challenges such as supply chain disruptions, greenwashing, falling export volumes, a diminishing appeal of Swiss-Made and reliance on China. There is still a lot to think about in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with the Responsible Jewellery Council, Cartier and Kering are launching the Watch and Jewellery Initiative 2030. Open to watch and jewellery brands across the globe, it lays down a common core of goals for the climate, natural resources and inclusiveness.
The world’s fastest triple-axis tourbillon and first double Spherion-powered timepiece is the next level in women’s grand complications, with gem-set tourbillon cages.
Panerai returns to the legend that is Luminor with a special edition Luminor Marina. The case debuts Fibratech™, a material made from mineral fibres produced by the fusion of basalt rock.
Three complication timepieces confirm the mechanical expertise that underpins the Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic collection, with the addition of new modules to the Baumatic BM14 in-house calibre.
First shown in 2015, the Zeitwerk Minute Repeater is the world’s only watch that combines a mechanical jumping numerals display with a decimal minute repeater. This complicated timepiece now comes in a limited 30-watch edition in white gold with a deep-blue dial.