In June 2021 MB&F offered a special watch to its ‘Friends’, the M.A.D.1, under a different label, M.A.D.Edition. The appearance of the watch on social media stirred the water of the mechanical watchmaking.
This summer Zenith launched the Chronomaster Original, the successor of their iconic Zenith A386. On one of those sunny days of the Swiss spring, we had the chance to preview the watches at a lovely Zurich terrace.
The ninth edition of the Only Watch auction will be held 6 November 2021 in Geneva. The selection includes unique timepieces created by the finest brands to support the research of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Zenith debuted strong and distinguishing Defy timepieces at this year’s online Watches and Wonders edition and highlighted the brand’s involvement in Extreme E, the new off-road electric racing championship.
At this year’s Watches and Wonders Panerai presented new Luminor and Submersible timepieces and with their new IOC-UNESCO cooperation the Neuchâtel-based manufacture reinforces its commitment to a sustainable environment and a healthy ocean.
Vacheron Constantin presented a number of novelties under the motto ‘Classic With a Twist’ at the Watches & Wonders 2021. New Métiers D’Art creations have also seen the light with a discrete satellite time display as a twist.
All new launches of H. Moser & Cie. at the Watches & Wonders 2021 embody the daring concept of removing the branding from the watch face and playing with the distinctive design codes instead. Follow our super-subjective thoughts on the new releases.
CEO Christoph Grainger-Herr presented IWC’s 2021 novelties in a mixed virtual and live setting at the Watches & Wonders fair. The brand enriched its 85 year-old pilot watches line with new additions in size and aesthetics, and showcased an extremely shock-proof model produced by their engineering lab called IWC Experimental.
This March sees the International Women’s Day and the Equal Pay Day in Germany—both serve as reminders that discrimination still exists. Approaching these, NOMOS Glashütte invites all to improve gender equality by setting an example themselves.
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#bornonthisday #AndyWarhol (1928-1987) One of his collaborative piece is exhibited now at the new Heidi Horten’s museum in #Vienna
Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat Collaboration (Paramount), 1984-85 #heidihortencollection #art #wien https://t.co/SMecoCBWBB
#InSearchOfHumanity Ai Weiwei in the #ALBERTINAMODERN is #onview until 4.9.2022 - his most comprehensive retrospective to date, with 144 works exhibited. The #exhibition deals in depth with the aspects of humanity and artistic commentary in his work. #aiweiwei @AlbertinaMuseum https://t.co/VSqfL3IXdj