The 1960s and ‘70s are widely remembered as a time of freedom and fantasy. Always quick to claim inspiration from these decades, in reality very few watchmakers dare to truly embrace such a bold aesthetic.
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For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.
Breitling announces a new partnership with Australian lifestyle brand Deus Ex Machina – the inspiration for Breitling’s rugged, retro Top Time Deus, designed for every-day life.
The Vintage Collection gives a new lease on life to iconic movements from the past. For its latest release, the brand has chosen a much-loved movement from the 1950s: the Valjoux 88.
The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.
At the online presentation of the brand's first new releases for 2020, Georges Kern gave insight into Breitling, a brand he's led for three years, and the chaotic environment of the past months.
As one of the LVMH stable of watch brands that unveiled new products in Dubai in January, Zenith keeps the new releases coming, including a number of "Revival" watches. Chief Executive Julien Tornare filled in the details during a webinar hosted by MPP Middle East Media. Interview.
Laurent Ferrier unveils a new annual calendar as a limited edition of just 5 pieces. Housed within a 40mm steel case, the watch is endowed with a vintage style dial.