Jaquet Droz is one of the most confidential, yet brilliant Manufacture horlogère from Switzerland. With the launch of their 2011 Tourbillon, here are some clues to decode this prestigious House, part of the Swatch Group since 2001. This year, the Swiss Timepieces industry shows a great growth. No “time for crisis”. Here some interesting key figures YTD October 2011. – 16,8 Billion CHF Export sales (already the level of 2010) – October 2011 = 1,87 billion CHF (which is…
The prestigious Swiss House Girard-Perregaux is celebrating its 220 years of watchmaking by creating an exhibition called: A TALE OF INSPIRATION – unveiling 220 years of watchmaking Art. I have already talked about this brand a few month ago thanks to its launch of the new 1966 Blue Dial Chronograph. With this great anniversary, it is the entire Brand that we can discover in a beautiful worldwide traveling exhibition. It will be the most beautiful and complete set of Girard-Perregaux…
Dior is launching a very elegant Timepiece called Dior VIII. The Timepiece House celebrates the passion for haute-couture. A black luxury timepiece inspired by the “1947 new look” of Mr Dior.
Vacheron Constantin launches this year the second chapter of their collection called Les Métiers d’Art – La Symbolique des Lacques. In the Horlogerie industry some brands are purely fashionable, others are considered as Watch makers and others, like Vacheron Constantin cannot be described.
Girard-Perregaux, the famous Swiss Haute-Horloger unvealed its new 1966 Blue Dial Chronograph. In order to celebrate the Brand 220th anniversary, they introduced to the 1966 collection a new Chronograph in white gold and with an elegant blue dial.
The new Panerai Radiomir 8 days Ceramica is totally registered on this philosophy. A beautiful and sexy black Bezel made in Ceramic. This material became very popular among luxury watches as it is resistant and light. It is very chic, could be a James bond watch. It has a power reserve of 8 days, so you are sure of not running out of power when you might need your watch the most.
Victorinox Swiss Army Timepieces, the iconic swiss watchmakers just revealed this fall a great animation around the theme: “Swiss Mechanical timepieces”. For this occasion, they just created one of the most elegant virtual showrooms. A special mini-website was created and we can discover great information of the new Fall collection, a brand movie and above all the most qualitative “Real time” animation ever. For those who do not know what this means, here a short explanation. Most of elegant watch…
To celebrate the great partnership Hublot and the Soccer world cup have, the famous swiss watch brand is launching a new limited edition called Classic Fusion Gold World Cup. Only 100 pieces will be available in the world. A great work and usage of Gold. Here are the technical aspects, for the connaisseurs
Le Dix, is a cell phone based in a mechanical tourbillon mouvement. Celsius X-VI-II is a french company based in Paris, founded by 3 young and brilliant people.
2010 saw the birth of a new watch brand called Sonic Watches. It is a german brand based in Mannheim a beautiful city half way between Frankfurt and Stuttgart in Germany. So for Watch fans the first idea here would be to say, watches are only swiss-made or not. So what about Sonic Watches?
In its Dream Room at Pisa Orologeria, Milan, Vacheron Constantin will, between the 10th and 13th of March, be offering a journey through its collection to present that watchmaking excellence that has been the hallmark of all of the Manufacture’s creations for over 250 years.
Who does not know the famous Swiss Army Knife ? In order to unite heritage from the past and true innovation, Victorinox created a Travel watch, the ideal companion for short or/and long adventures around the world.
he famous swiss brand Hublot became the official Timekeeper for the next 2 soccer worldcups in South Africa and in Brazil. This is a very important deal because the Hublot logo will be placed in referees time boards.
Hi, I went to Baselworld 2010