Have this year's lockdowns made time for horological introspection? Yes or no, heritage reissues and vintage-inflected designs keep on coming. Here are some of 2020's releases.
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As a highlight of The Sound Maker - Jaeger-LeCoultre’s year-long celebration of the art of sound in watchmaking - the Maison will present a new "sound sculpture" installation, commissioned by Jaeger-LeCoultre from the Swiss contemporary artist, Zimoun.
The face of the new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Mariner is none other than Benedict Cumberbatch, star of In a Breath, a short promotional film shot on Rakino Island in New Zealand. In it, we see him meditating before plunging with his watch into the ocean.
Watches & Wonders has travelled to Sanya, a resort on Hainan island where, after Shanghai, the exhibiting brands are again presenting their major releases for the year, including some new reveals.
After Shanghai, Watches & Wonders has arrived in Sanya, a resort on the island province of Hainan. Building on the cooperation agreement with China Duty Free Group, eleven prestigious watch brands will be present throughout October inside CDF Mall, the biggest duty free shopping complex in the world.
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter launch strategic partnership and customer campaign with Watches & Wonders
Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter are pleased to partner, as the privileged multi-brand online retailers of Watches & Wonders, a global concept that celebrates watchmaking excellence throughout the world. Hosting digital and offline events, this concept will bring some of the industry’s most revered luxury watch brands to Net-a-Porter and Mr Porter’s extensive customer base, starting from September 28.
After Geneva and Miami, Watches & Wonders travels to China as a physical event, held September 9th to 13th at the West Bund Art Center in Shanghai, as well as a digital platform developed by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with Tmall's Luxury Pavilion.
Antiquorum has a longstanding presence in Geneva and Hong Kong, and recently opened an office in Monaco. A specialist in watches, the auction house recently branched out into jewellery. Romain Réa explains how a sale is put together.
Introducing two new High Jewellery watches for 2020, Jaeger-LeCoultre places its Calibre 101 in the spotlight again. The two entirely original designs reaffirm the unique alliance between high jewellery and fine watchmaking made possible by this exceptional mechanism.