As autumn prepares to roll out a carpet of colours from russet to scarlet, watchmakers too are introducing a new hue to one of their favourite metals: gold.
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Great for cooking pasta al dente or counting how many minutes to the next siesta, the chronograph will also measure this summer's sporting exploits. On you marks, set, go! First one to September loses.
The seventh edition of ONLY WATCH sale of unique watches will take place in Geneva on November 11th to raise funds for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This four-part series takes a look at some of the watches under the auctioneer's hammer.
Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today we welcome personal style blogger, Lily O'Halloran.
The museographic temptation: In its desire to move closer to art, whose freedom and aura it envies, watchmaking can collaborate with artists. It can also wield soft power by becoming a patron of the arts. A costly and subtle game of influence.
For Audemars Piguet CEO François-Henry Bennahmias, it's a simple equation. Each year, some 600,000 luxury watches are produced for a global market of 30 to 40 million people. Until the figures balance, Swiss watchmaking can look forward to some great years… provided it knows how.
After several years of blue being the big colour trend among dials, a shift was seeing during SIHH and several months later it still seems to be going strong during Baselworld. Black is back...