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.
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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.
After partnering with Pirelli, Roger Dubuis continues at full speed and teams up with Lamborghini for the limited-edition Excalibur Aventador S, a hotbed of raw power and ultimate sensations.
Eight jointed limbs, a transparent head that pivots like a marine chronometer, a mechanical brain floating inside a sapphire bubble… Introducing the Octopod, the latest creation from MB&F and L’Epée 1839.
“The Streamliner has a minimalist design with few frills and clean lines. In the initial drawings, I thought of the Empire State, the Chrysler and the Comcast buildings. That is why it has that vertical structure that seems to go on forever.” Martin Frei explains the thinking behind the UR-105 CT.
You may have sea legs, but it's more a question of "sea wrist" for the 100 lucky owners of a Marine Chronometer Annual Calendar Monaco, which celebrates Ulysse Nardin's ninth year as partner to the Monaco Yacht Show.
Diamonds and mother-of-pearl come together in an enchanted union that lights up the dials of the Cat’s Eye Sparkle and the Cat’s Eye La Fenice. Prepare to be dazzled by their mesmerising and sophisticated beauty.
Zenith has given its legendary El Primero a successor with the ZO 342 calibre inside the Defy Lab. This new watch has the particularity of a case made from an innovative composite material based on metal foam, and a very high frequency movement with a monolithic silicon oscillator. Zenith promises it is "the world's most precise watch".