The latest model to be launched by Panerai, the 42 mm stainless steel Mare Nostrum chronograph, has a rather interesting history. The details about its origins are a bit blurry, it is actually based on the prototype of the first Panerai chronograph from 1943, intended for deck officers of the Royal Italian Navy. That was […]

According to Slothurner Zeitung, the hard-hit Grenchen watch company, Eterna is facing more trouble after its newly appointed CEO, David Traxler, appointed in March this year is leaving the company. At the same time, he is also leaving Corum, where he served as CEO for one and a half years. Both companies are owned by […]

CVC Capital Partners, one of Europe’s biggest private equity firms, with more than US$71 billion in funds, agreed to add Breitling to the list of companies they own, by acquiring an 80% stake in the Swiss family-owned manufacturer. The amount is undisclosed, but according to the Financial Times, the deal values Breitling somewhere between CHF800m […]

In contemporary Haute Horlogerie, HYT stands out as a brand revolutionising time display with their unique mechanical movements using a microfluidic module. Their latest model is the H4Neo is introducing a surprising feature for a mechanical watch, two LED lights! Yes, LED lights in a mechanical watch. The watch is equipped with a microgenerator powered […]

Among the Swiss luxury brands, Rado has always been recognised as a pioneer, never shying away from following the latest design tendencies, even taking on the role of a trendsetter. This year again, Rado continues their collaboration with trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort, resulting in the Portraits of Time, a photography project presenting Rado’s latest collection […]