“Faites surtout du beau travail”, (“Above all, do a great job”), the words of founder Hans Wilsdorf (1881-1960) resound like a mantra, his legacy is concentrated in these five simple words in French which, when put together, epitomize Rolex’s history.
Since 2015, with its visionary Connected watch, Tag Heuer has established itself as the clear leader in the luxury smartwatch category. The third generation, which was introduced in March of this year, further enhanced the timepiece’s reputation for high performance and refined design.
Ever since smartwatches and fitness trackers have been introduced to the public, there have been two schools of thought in the watchmaking industry: smartwatches will either wipe out luxury mechanical watches and should be seen as direct competition, or will inherently increase the value of mechanical watches to niche consumers as a younger generation uses smartwatches to get acquainted to the concept of wearing something on their wrists.
Bovet 1822 introduces its Sunshine Collection starting with a very limited edition of only 7 Brainstorm Chapter Two with a magnificent Yellow Dial. Mr. Raffy has imaged this new bright and vibrant yellow dial while watching the sun at the zenith from the Castle in Môtiers.
Don't trust what you see. Regarding Breguet, trust it even less because the vallée de Joux brand is a dream machine in tame, classical and precious clothing. Not dream in a sci-fi, phantasmagorical or futuristic way but still in its own right.
In Haute Horlogerie, it is the details which make all the difference. With the Streamliner Flyback Chronograph Automatic Funky Blue, H. Moser & Cie. has created a piece which brings together harmonious proportions, fluid forms and high-end finishes, all presided over by this colour which has become an iconic part of the H.
By this time, we’ve all had three full days to digest the results of the 2020 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). As happens every year, there were some expected winners and some unexpected ones — but that’s as it should be.
Energy and creativity come together in this new Tambour timepiece, an unprecedented interpretation of the iconic Louis Vuitton watch.
Tambour Damier Graphite Race Chronograph © Philippe Lacombe
The Tambour Damier Graphite Race is a sporty-chic timepiece combining modern design and watchmaking know-how.