The Swiss watchmaker's second collaboration with the Godfather of Streetwear, Hiroshi Fujiwara, has produced a one-of-a-kind chrono, equipped with the Heuer 02 manufacture movement.
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The two partners embarked on a very personal journey to create a unique masterpiece: a Rolls-Royce Wraith Black Badge inspired by Franck Muller’s famous Crazy Hours.
Patek Philippe says of its Ref. 5073 minute repeater that it is “the ideal timekeeping instrument for successful men who appreciate the aesthetic appeal of the master jeweler's art as much as they are fascinated by the complexities of Haute Horlogerie.” But perhaps it’s the other way around: The 5073 is for women who appreciate the complexities of haute horlogerie as much as the appeal of the master jeweler’s art.
From the late 19th century onwards Louis Vuitton has offered its clientele, including elegant travellers and explorers alike, practical and long-lasting trunks, reputed for their ingenuity and modernist elegance. The contemporary look of these trunks has historically been enhanced by the use of technical materials such as zinc, copper and aluminium, making them very light. These tropical trunks had the advantage of being water resistant and protecting linen or fragile scientific instruments.
After Starfleet Machine and Melchior the robot, introducing Arachnophobia, the spider-clock that spins a new stage in the partnership launched in 2009 between Max Büsser & Friends and clockmaker L'Epée.
Vacheron Constantin has set a new record for the world's most complicated watch, in the form of Reference 57260. A symbolic figure, as 57 corresponds to the number of complications built into this pocket watch while 260 represents the number of years of uninterrupted activity by the oldest watch Manufacture, an anniversary being celebrated this year.
Reference 57260 is a double-dial horological masterwork of hitherto unimaginable complication and technical innovation. It was developed over a period of eight years by a team of three of the company's Master Watchmakers. Made using the classic principles of watchmaking along with resolutely 21st century thinking, this watch is an original creation exhibiting a total of 57 complications, several of which are entirely new and unique.