Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.
In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.
Confirming the importance of its partnership with the Swiss national carrier, Breitling has released the Navitimer Aviator 8 B01 SWISS and the Navitimer Aviator 8 Automatic SWISS, both limited editions.
From 2020, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva (SIHH) and Baselworld in Basel, the two major events in the watch industry, will synchronise their calendars. In 2020, the SIHH will be held from 26 to 29 April in Geneva, followed immediately by Baselworld from 30 April to 5 May in Basel. The calendars have been synchronised until 2024.
Zenith accentuates the high-tech nature of the Defy Classic Black Ceramic with this ultra-resistant material. A black skeleton movement adds to the stealth aesthetic
On the theme of the great beauties of ancient China, Blancpain has produced a series of four Métiers d'Art watches that reflect its expertise in manual decoration.
Mammoth takeovers, serial partnerships, crowdfunding, new brands... in this year of renewed growth for the Swiss watch industry, the digital economy has become a vital relay for luxury.
First seen in 2013, the Legacy Machine N°2 brings the year to a close with a limited edition of 12 in white gold complete with purple dial.