In November 2017 in Geneva, in front of an audience composed of leading personalities and representatives of the Swiss watch industry, the 2017 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève unveiled its prize list, including the Innovation Watch Prize awarded to Zenith for its Defy Lab. A fitting reward for the world’s most accurate watch, with which Zenith is writing its future.
Greubel Forsey announces a new breakthrough in mechanical watchmaking and presents the first Nano Foudroyante EWT
Following intense research on the mastery of nano-energy within the context of our Mechanical Nano project, Greubel Forsey announces a new breakthrough in mechanical watchmaking and presents the first Nano Foudroyante EWT.
This year, at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, Vacheron Constantin will reveal the Traditionnelle Complete Calendar Collection Excellence Platine.
MB&F presents Kelys & Chirp: a walking turtle and his singing bird companion, both fully mechanical creatures, a joyous celebration of friends. It is itself a union of Chirp and Kelys, two unlikely companions living happily together, and was developed as a co-creation by Reuge and Nicolas Court.
The Senator Tourbillon – Edition Alfred Helwig appears to contradict the law of gravity in two ways at once: The untiring rotation of its Flying Tourbillon resists the pull of gravity, and the filigreed mounting reinforces the impression of pure weightlessness. With its new, light dial and individual numbering, the edition, limited to 25 pieces, offers moving insights into the lightness of being.
Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces an exclusive edition of a legendary watch – the Geophysic True Second Limited Edition of 100 pieces
At the beginning of this year, at Baselworld, Seiko launched new watch models inspired by the glamorous world of the cocktail bar. Following the positive impact, the brand expands these series of mechanical watches with original and unique inspiration with two new models.
While square watches were particularly popular among women during the 1920s, men shifted from their round pocket watch and started wearing wristwatches around that time. In order to break from the tradition but also for practical reasons, watchmakers starting using the square-shaped case so it would easily accommodate its leather strap. The trendsetters of the time took notice and the innovative shape soon became the fashion item of that period.