Taking reference 6073 from 1956 as its cue, Vacheron Constantin has launched the Fiftysix collection with a first salvo of three watches. They include this day-date model with its appealing modern-retro style.
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More than ever, innovative materials and slim movements are the stars of this year's crop of complicated watches. Both trends reflect the level of excellence that watchmakers have achieved when exploring beyond the realm of time only.
Just how far will watchmakers push the boundaries? Ultra-thin watches reveal an unimaginable world of creative thinking and technical wizardry. Piaget has made thinness the spearhead of its mechanical expertise. Audemars Piguet leads the field for complications, while Vacheron Constantin and A. Lange & Söhne put the accent on elegance. At this year's SIHH, slim is in.
Historic designs and classic watches still have plenty to offer. Their elegant simplicity inspires fresh interpretations as well as contemporary creations that continue to top sales in all categories. SIHH 2018 provides numerous eloquent examples.
Many of the watches making their debut at the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie join collections which are already crowned with success. A way for brands to cover their bases now that the storm clouds have finally cleared.
Traditionally, brands exhibiting at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie like to whet our appetite with a preview of the models they will be unveiling during the week. Here's our round-up of 14 new watches making their debut at the 28th edition of the Geneva fair.
A look back at 2017 as we train the spotlight on a revolutionary oscillator and some remarkable achievements in materials, astronomical complications and artistic creations. Not forgetting some milestone anniversaries.
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