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.
Uniting traditional watch making with the fine art of hand-engraved Jaquemarts is “Jazz,” the new Minute Repeater by Ulysse Nardin. A limited-edition of 18 pieces in platinum, Jazz delivers a vivid design performance of this genre’s unmatched dynamism.
The supremely classical pink gilt cabinet of the new Atmos is the epitome of restraint and purity. This is the third variation of a model that also comes with a yellow gilt or rhodiumed cabinet.
Timeless Elegance and sheer perfection for the new F.P.Journe face.
Born from a pioneering spirit in 2001, and completely redesigned in 2013 to bring it into line with the seafaring theme cherished by Ulysse Nardin, the Freak Cruiser is hoisting the mainsail and heading for blue ocean waters. As spectacular as ever with its flying “Carrousel-Tourbillon” and its Dual Ulysse escapement in silicon, this exceptional timepiece now wears its bezel, rotating lower bridge and rotating upper bridge in deep aquatic colors. Like an old sea-dog, it has acquired the name Blue Cruiser on its voyages.
Giving free rein to its formidable creative audacity, Corum orchestrates an encounter between two of the most fascinating figures in their respective universes: the dragon, a mythical creature symbolizing life and power; and Corum’s exclusive linear or ‘baguette’ movement, an authentic contemporary watchmaking legend.
Five timepieces with moon-phase displays are showcased in front of impressive star atlas images from the “Harmonia Macrocosmica” by Andreas Cellarius.