After talking the talk, the watch industry is beginning to walk the walk – and not just with isolated initiatives. Sustainable development is making very real inroads, as reported at Watches and Wonders.
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Astronomical functions, automata, chimes, world time… complications require absolute mastery of mechanisms, as illustrated at Watches and Wonders.
Ressence introduces the third piece in its X collection which marks the first 10 years of the brand.
Ressence continues to change the way and the why we experience mechanical watches with this second model in its X collection
Launched in 2010, Ressence set out to improve the function of the mechanical watch for the twenty-first century. Its next objective is to make the wearer more conscious of passing time, starting with the Type 1 Slim X which also marks the brand's 10th anniversary.
Behind the clean design of the Type 1 ZZ lies a ten-year friendship between Benoît Mintiens, founder of Ressence, and the iconoclastic Paris watch retailer, Laurent Picciotto.
Ressence continues to challenge the status quo of mechanical watchmaking with the Type 5N, considered to be the only mechanical watch that is perfectly readable underwater.
The Geneva fair may have closed its doors, the fabulous new watches on show are still fresh in our minds. From the most complicated to the most robust, from the most poetic to the most vintage, FHH Journal's contributors share their favourites.