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.
The ultimate icon in watchmaking, this new timepiece offers a taste of eternity with its manufacture movement UN-32 that allows the date to be adjusted both forward and backward.
The Japanese-inspired Arceau Temari model combines the skills of snow setting and hard stone marquetry in an exceptional collection of jewellery watches.
The highly regarded Manufacture once again shows the depth and breadth of its expertise with the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition à Quantième Perpétuel 8 jours SQ. The new model is inspired by a historical Grande Complication pocket-watch from 1928. Eighty-six years after, the skilled hands of skeletonisers and enamellers created a masterpiece of contemporary Haute Horlogerie in a limited edition of 200 timepieces.
Perrelet is upping the stakes and throwing the dice again with the Turbine XL Vegas collection, a winning three of a kind with three new models. The décor of all of these special editions in limited series of 250 examples each was inspired by the elegant universe of the casino and world capital of entertainment.
On red carpets and at prestigious events around the world, black always exudes classic elegance. Traditionally reserved for the big occasions, it symbolises simplicity in its purest form.
The first stage in the process of developing a Bovet timepiece is to define its functions and aesthetic qualities. Straight away the timepiece is conceived as an entity by a body of watchmakers, designers and different watchmakers specialist (case-makers, dial-makers). Much more than the sum of their parts, Bovet 1822 timepieces are developed as a seamless and coherent whole, both technically and aesthetically.