Recent releases from Vacheron Constantin salute some of the firm's historic timepieces, a way of highlighting a heritage which, in today's market, has become the sign of authentic watchmaking.
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The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie teams up with Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann to showcase fine watchmaking. Until October 22nd, an exhibition that displays iconic timepieces from eight of the most prestigious watchmaking Houses in the world is completed with virtual reality experiences and talks, for the delight of watch enthusiasts.
Slim wrists can also enjoy the sophisticated lines of the Historiques American 1921, now proposed with a smaller 36.5 mm diameter. Like a true dandy, it is classically elegant with a twist.
Do all roads lead to Neuchâtel? The amazing story of the multi-talented Vanessa Lecci certainly takes us there.
Patrimony Collection Excellence Platine, a great watchmaking classic dedicated to collectors and crafted for eternity.
Would Van Cleef & Arpels partner with a racing car team on a noisy circuit? The chances of this are about as improbable as HYT becoming an exclusive sponsor of ballet for Dubai Opera. In either case, the message sent out would be confusing, to say the least.
Slate grey makes an appearance on the dials of six Traditionnelle watches, with 18k 5N pink gold cases. A crisp and elegant style for these technically sophisticated timepieces with a distinctive pedigree.
Like the minute repeater, tourbillon and the perpetual calendar, the equation of time is a rare and valued complication. True, it is an arcane function that neither chimes the hours, nor fights the effects of gravity, but it is rooted in the history of watchmaking and is therefore meaningful for aficionados.