SENATOR CHRONOMETER

PROVEN PRECISION Since 2009, this timepiece has paid homage to marine chronometers. This limited edition piece featuring a white gold case upholds the spirit and design of these precision instruments. As any good dictionary will tell you, chronometry is all about “the measuring of time.” At the end of the 19th century, specific tools for this were carried on board ships to help them determine their position on the open sea. In the town of Glashütte in Germany, watchmakers crafted marine chronometers whose accuracy was certified by the Hamburg Naval…

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DE VILLE TOURBILLON MASTER CHRONOMETER

THE EYE OF THE STORM Mysterious and mesmerizing, the tourbillon takes centerstage where it dances freely at the heart of the dial of this new two-tone-gold-hued watch imagined by the Bienne watchmaker. In Omega’s catalogue, each of the different collections corresponds to an art-de-vivre, a trend. The Speedmaster and Seamaster watches are cut out for sport, speed and nautical activities, the Constellation ones embrace a timeless, sophisticated spirit whilst the De Ville, although they also boast a classical look, generally feature the Bienne watchmaker’s most recent innovations. And, this is…

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SPIRIT OF BIG BANG LIGHT BLUE & PINK CERAMIC

SUMMERTIME SPIRIT The watch collection which reiterates the codes which made the iconic Big Bang such a success and showcased in a “tonneau” shape welcomes four newcomers adorned with pastel ceramic and diamonds on-board As its name Spirit of Big Bang states ever-so well, the model follows in the stylistic-code footsteps of the world-famous Big Bang. In other words, a little “spiritual” sibling, yet in no way bashful or unobtrusive as it center stages its own strong identity embodied particularly well through its tonneau silhouette. As summertime arrives with a…

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SANTOS DUMONT XL

PERFECT COMPOSITION The Parisien house enhances the refined personality of this timepiece, imagined back in 1904 by Louis Cartier for his Brazilian aviator friend, by gifting it with more contemporary proportions. Timelessness. Seldom has a watch exemplified this qualifier so well. And, even though it’s over a century old, the Santos Dumont is as fresh as ever. This year however, Cartier has quite aptly revisited its lines and size to bring it up-to-date. As such the Santos Dumont XL stands out with its 46.6 mm x 33.9 mm rectangular case,…

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UR-100 GOLD EDITION

JEDI SPIRIT Let sci-fi inspire you! So states the mantra of this new 25-piece limited series with a case as bright as the alloy of a very famous droid. A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… May 4th has become a highly-symbolic date for hordes of fans of the Star Wars saga. The Urwerk team is definitely among these aficionados as it’s on this date that the independent Geneva-based brand decided to unveil its newest creation whose case color is somewhat reminiscent of that which the protocol…

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CALATRAVA REF. 6007A LIMITED EDITION

A BUILDING, A TIMEPIECE As the building of its brand new building comes to an end, the Geneva brand crowns five years of titanic work with a limited edition proposed in just 1,000 pieces. Summer 2015 marked the kick-off of Patek Philippe’s gigantic project to build its new manufacture in the canton of Geneva. After 5 years of work and a budget of some 600 million Swiss francs, the immense building covering over 133,000 m2 spread over 10 floors, including the basement levels, is now ready to host all the…

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CHRONOMASTER REVIVAL MANUFACTURE EDITION

THE ATTIC’S SECRETS Inside a little box hidden in the attic of its building, the brand from Le Locle came across one-of-a-kind dials which it turned into a timepiece which is also one-of-a-kind as it’s only sold to those visiting its manufacture and on its e-commerce platform. Although the history of the famous El Primero started out in Zenith’s workshops back in 1969, its roots are actually to be found in the brand’s attic. It’s somewhat thanks to the eaves of this historic building and, more especially, thanks to Charles…

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TRADITIONNELLE TOURBILLON CHRONOGRAPH

THE ART OF PERFORMANCE AND PRECISION This timepiece offers watchmaking culture a new expressive playground where it can thrive, transmit one-of-a-kind savoir-faire and invite to discover a new page of passionate history. The Geneva manufacture invites us on another spectacular date with fine watchmaking by uniting a majestic tourbillon and a monopusher chronograph. This exceptional timepiece embraces Vacheron Constantin’s very best in a decisively-classic style. As such, the silvered-opaline dial of the Traditionnelle Tourbillon Chronograph with its pared-down décor hosts the regulating device coupled with a small seconds and graced…

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VILLERET ULTRAPLATE QUANTIÈME 38 MM

FOREVER IMMACULATE The watchmakers from Brassus have ever-so sensitively revisited the dial features of one of their great classics. The watch with its 3 hands and date adorns enhanced clarity and elegance. In 1982, Villeret became synonymous with a collection of timepieces which flaunted Blancpain’s watchmaking tradition. Up until this year, it has continuously boasted new references masterfully center staging traditional watchmaking complications. In 2020, the manufacture pursues its mechanical adventure and unveils a new, ultra-slim date piece, hosting a 38 mm-diameter, 8.35 mm-slim case. The Villeret Ultraplate Quantième is…

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BIG BANG e

EVERMORE CONNECTED The new Big Bang boasts cutting-edge materials and up-to-the-minute technology. Art is also showcased on the screens with originals creations by Marc Ferrero. In 2018, Hublot unveiled its first-ever connected watch designed around a case with a somewhat generous 49 mm diameter, and a 35.4 mm Oled display. Two years on and the manufacture proposes an enhancement with reduced size but boosted technology. The Big Bang e now flaunts a 42 mm-diameter titanium or ceramic case, which protects a high-def 30.80 mm AMOLED-type display, offering a resolution of…

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