I know technology has transformed every area of our lives and work. These changes will probably be even harder to control. Which is precisely why, more than ever, we need the old sorcerers to work their magic.
The Chief Executive of Breguet, Blancpain and Jaquet Droz believes Swiss watchmaking has been following a six-year cycle since the turn of the century. While figures may be pointing in the wrong direction, he prefers to take a positive view as markets still welcome innovative, finely crafted timepieces.
Multi-award-winning actor Russell Crowe has become one of Hollywood's biggest stars, known for his physically demanding roles. The archetypal tough guy, off-screen he expects his watches to resemble him, meaning always ready for a challenge.
Patek Philippe came to Baselworld with a new iteration of its Grandmaster Chime Ref. 6300, which becomes the most complicated wristwatch in its regular collection. An alternative response to the current climate for certain brands only.
Instantaneous jumping hours and retrograde minutes in a magnificently sober design… introducing Monsieur de Chanel, driven by the French firm's very first in-house developed movement. Every inch a Chanel watch, it asserts the brand's signature in Haute Horlogerie. Monsieur is served!