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.
Dive into summer with the Diagono Scuba Fun, in three bright colour options: luminous white, vibrant yellow and vivid orange.
The much feted Grande Seconde Off-centered makes its first appearance with a 39 mm diameter. Unadorned or bordered with diamonds, in onyx, aventurine or grand feu enamel, it is equally suited to men's and women's wrists.
For more than 30 years, the Portofino has measured time with Italian flair. Two new complications now join the collection. They are a retrograde tourbillon, and a moon-phase display in a Hand-Wound Eight Days model.
On the wrist or as a pendant, Harry Winston reminds us that time is a precious commodity. With its cascade of brilliant-cut and marquise diamonds, the Divine Time high jewellery watch captures the Art Deco mood in spectacular fashion.
It could be mistaken for a smartwatch on standby, but connoisseurs will know that the new Swiss Alp Watch Zzzz, its dial stripped of all signatures, is a 100% mechanical watch.
Masters in the art of paillonné enamel, the craftsmen at Jaquet Droz have deployed a wealth of expertise to give life to six new watches whose dials are ablaze with gold spangles on Grand Feu enamel.