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.
Articles on the subject: New Models
Pushing the boundaries of its artistic design even further, Louis Erard reveals a completely unique triptych. Alain Silberstein was given carte blanche, designing the series of three watches like a picture over three panels. Three lots of 178 models at accessible prices.
Hautlence's latest hi-tech material, HLLightColor, comes from the automotive and aerospace industries. The Vortex turns it into a technicolour performance, even mimicking the appearance of molten lava.
At the SIHH 2018, DeWitt will reveal the Academia Endless Drive reveals an original design with an endless screw as the dial’s distinguishing piece.
Three years after the launch of the slimmest manual-winding watch at that time, Piaget is breaking a new record in 2018 with the Altiplano Ultimate Automatic, a new timepiece with a mere 4.30 mm thickness.
IWC Schaffhausen is turning 150 this year. To celebrate this milestone, the company is set to unveil a special Jubilee collection at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva comprising a total of 27 limited-edition models from the Portugieser, Portofino, Pilot’s Watches and Da Vinci families.
In 2018, Audemars Piguet celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Royal Oak Offshore, which first launched in 1993. For its pre-SIHH event, the Swiss watchmaker presents three new versions of the iconic sports watch: a re-edition of the original Royal Oak Offshore Selfwinding Chronograph, as well as a new Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph with a contemporary dial design developed in two versions.
Blancpain Presents a New Traditional Chinese Calendar Limited-Edition to Celebrate the Year of Dog in 2018
Blancpain presents a new limited-edition of its world-exclusive wristwatch equipped with a traditional Chinese calendar to celebrate the coming lunar New Year of the dog. The Manufacture in Le Brassus thereby wishes to honour this age-old culture by introducing a useful yet symbolic model that indicates an auspicious year of the dog in 2018.