News from the Watch Industry
Like many of Switzerland’s leading independent watch Manufactures, the DeWitt Manufacture is participating in Only Watch 2015 in order to support research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy under the patronage and in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II.
2015 marks the 125 th anniversary of the world famous post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. To celebrate, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Gassan and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam have issued a limited edition of the iconic Reverso watch.
26 new apprentices joined the Alfred Helwig School of Watchmaking on August 24, 2015 in order to begin their training with Saxony watch brand Glashütte Original. Twenty-two young people will learn the craft of watchmaking, and four will be trained as toolmakers.
Now part of the mighty Swatch Group, Harry Winston explores its creativity with new designs which pair two iconic motifs, both symbolizing femininity in their own unique way – lace and mother-of-pearl.
Do you love or hate the near universal wardrobe staple known as the hoodie? Does it anger or inspire you that the hoodie has become the adopted uniform of the likes of billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, who dons one everyday just so he doesn’t have to waste time thinking about what he will wear?
The Lucerne headquartered brand Carl F. Bucherer has created a unique timepiece for "Only Watch 2015 known as the Manero ChronoPerpetual created in white gold. Limited to a single model, this watch is to be auctioned off as the culmination of a global roadshow at the “Only Watch” auction for the benefit of the Monaco Association Against Muscular Dystrophy(AMM) to be held in Geneva on November 7. This donation marks the first time Carl F. Bucherer is participating in "Only Watch".
This is one instance where King Power is entirely appropriate. The king of power sprinting, Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, won the 100-meter race at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing on Sunday.
TAG Heuer’s close relationship with nautical sports began with water-resistant cases for a pocket watch in 1895, the World’s first Chronograph with regatta dial and tide indicator: the Mareograph / Seafarer in 1950, and now with the launch of the new 2015 Aquaracer 300M.
The Bradley watch by Eone (pronounced E one and short for everyone) is a cool, tactile timepiece enabling the wearer to not only see what time it is, but to feel what time it is. Instead of traditional watch hands, time is indicated by two ball bearings — one indicating minutes (top), and one indicating hours (side). These two ball bearings are connected, with magnets, to a watch movement beneath the watch face.
Sinn Spezialuhren is expanding its traditional 103 series by presenting the 103 A Sa B. The classic pilot chronograph is limited to 500 units and boasts a blue electroplated dial with sunburst decoration and silver electroplated counters.