The way Thierry Stern is guiding Patek Philippe does not always please the old and conservative collectors of the brand. I personally very much like what Thierry is doing! He breathes fresh air into the Patek Philippe ivory tower.
This interview with Nicolas Beau should have gone online much earlier, since it was the first one I taped. But I had an issue with the Micro-SD card of my Tascam Digital Recorder I could not solve in Basel. Now home again I was able to get the data back from the SD-card and here it is ...
Rado was and is still known for its particular design. In the last few years Rado developed more and more "normal" watches that had and have a broad-scale effect. The brand therefore is no longer only seen as a manufacturer of design watches. Now vintage watches make its way into the collection and watches in a variety of colours.
Rolf Studer is the Co-CEO of Oris, he runs the company together with Ulli Herzog´s daughter Claudine Gertiser-Herzog. Rolf is a mover and shaker, he has a clear vision for Oris and sees an even more bright future for Oris coming. Of course, since the brand always built and sold "real watches for real people". The latter is something many companies nowadays rediscover.
In 2016 Chopard celebrated the 20th birthday of its L.U.C collection.
"Now the child has become an adult", Karl-Friedrich Scheufele told me and shared some insights what he plans to do next with his "baby".
This year, among other novelties, the above mentioned effort has resulted in the creation of two singular dials for the Premier Collection. An inimitable luxury product made from embossed raw silk, the Premier Delicate Silk Automatic 36mm models mark, for the first time, the artistic marriage of silk and the art of embossing.
Breitling developed a new split-seconds chronograph this year. The new Calibre "B03" is an interesting construction, the CEO will tell you more. And Breitling teamed up with Tudor to share calibres. The new new Tudor Black Bay chronographs are equipped with the Breitling "B01" and some of the new Breitling three-hand-watches are equipped with the Tudor Automatic Calibre. Interesting, isn't it? Listen to my interview to learn more ...