May 2017

TAG Heuer is celebrating Aryton Senna´s first victory of the Monaco Grand Prix in 1987


The TAG Heuer Heuer-01 proprietary automatic chronograph calibre is for the first time paired with the Senna design codes. The 45 mm black brushed steel case of the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 chronograph with some touches of red showcases a skeleton dial. Its sapphire case back allows the Manufacture movement to be admired. The watch is sold for 5550 Euro including VAT.

Frédérique Constant & Alpina are investing 10 Million Swiss Francs in Plan-les-Ouates

The Frédérique Constant & Alpina Group is investing 10 Million Swiss Francs to enlarge its production site in Plan-les-Ouates near Geneva. The goal ist to expand the production capacity to 250.000 pieces. "Business is doing well", Peter Stas told me yesterday. The objective now is: To expand accessible luxury. Did I make you curious? Then I invite you to listen to my interview to get the full update ...

Omega and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue their global partnership until the year 2032

Nick Hayek, CEO of Swatch Group, Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of Omega and IOC President Thomas Bach announced the extension of Omega´s global partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through to 2032. The announcement was made at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Girard-Perregaux Laureato line extension

After launching a limited edition last year the Girard-Perregaux Laureato made its fulminante comeback this year at the SIHH 2017 in Geneva in January. I personally like the sporty-elegant, iconic timepiece that was shown to the public the first time in 1975 very much. Let me show you the Girard-Perregaux Laureato collection of so far existing references (42mm / 38mm / 34mm) and the two new skeletonized versions (42 mm) of the Girard-Perregaux Laureato in steel and pink gold that have been presented today.