Richard Mille congratulates Sébastien Buemi on his victory in the Buenos Aires ePrix Last weekend Renault e.Dams of which Richard Mille is the watchmaking partner, entered its two drivers Nicolas Prost and Sébastien Buemi for the Buenos Aires ePrix in the streets of the Argentinean capital. The team’s Swiss driver continued his flawless performance by scoring his third victory on the bounce in the FIA Formula E Championship, and the first in the 2017 season as Buenos Aires hosted the opening round. Buemi continues to impress. He was third on the grid and fought his way into the lead before the round of pit stops. He went on to take the chequered flag in first place in front of French driver Jean-Eric Vergne and Lucas di Grassi from Brazil on the 2,48-km Puerto Madero circuit on which the cars ran in an anti-clockwise direction. “I’ve always been very quick in Buenos Aires, but it’s the first time I managed to transform my speed into a victory. It’s the concrete result of a
The Academia Out of Time model scintillates with gold in celebration of 2017. After rendering this iconic timepiece in elegant black, blue and white shades of lacquer, the DeWitt Manufacture now presents the Academia Out of Time with its dial lacquered in a chocolate colour tone highlighted by specks of gold. The Maison has built up the skills and know-how to manufacture our extremely complex dials in- house, perpetuating and advancing traditional artistic crafts, guillocheÌ-work, enamelling and lacquering so all our dials can be entirely crafted by hand. The mastermind behind this patented invention, JeÌroÌme de Witt, gives us a highly personal interpretation of time with a combination of bold design and a grand watch complication. Housed in a round 42.5 mm diameter case, the Academia Out of Time watch is driven by an automatic DeWitt calibre indicating the hours, minutes and seconds, and entirely developed, produced and assembled by hand by our master watchmakers at the Mey
Totally black and totally matt, TAG Heuer is unveiling its very first proprietary men’s chronograph made entirely from ceramic, including the bracelet.
Presented for the first time two years ago at Baselworld, the Carrera HEUER-01 is THE signature Chrono model from the TAG Heuer manufacture. In 2015, the watch formed the cornerstone of a burgeoning new collection, with a new design, a new HEUER-01 in-house calibre, and a new modular case design with 12 different elements enabling multiple combinations of materials and colours.
For this 2017 version, the sleek chronograph — the brand’s current best-seller — has been entirely produced using matt black ceramic. The case, bezel, lugs and case middle (all the parts exposed to friction) are made from black ceramic. This material offers unparalleled scratch-resistance. It presents a micro-blasted finish for a flawless deep black design.
Harry Winston presents the ladies’ Midnight Date Moon Phase Automatic 36mm equipped with a complication that tracks the phases of our celestial neighbor. With its dreamy white mother-of-pearl canvas set alight with twinkling stars, this exquisite timepiece is destined to exert a strong gravitational pull on your imagination. A poetic complication Harry Winston turns its gaze heavenward for inspiration and alights on the moon and its phases to animate the dial of this timepiece. Moon Phase complications are considered the most poetic and romantic of complications reminding us of the cyclical nature of time and the bewitching beauty of the moon. Harry Winston’s Midnight Date Moon Phase model displays the different faces of our satellite as it orbits the earth over 29.5 days in a crescent-shaped aperture on the dial. Floating in a midnight blue sky, the gold moon completes its course from new moon to full moon thanks to a sophisticated complication developed especially for this 36mm
In the pool or on the racing track, every thousandth of a second counts. That is why the four-time world champion swimmer, racing driver, watch-lover and embodiment of masculinity, Camille Lacourt, choses to wear the REBELLION Predator 2.0. Camille Lacourt is a French swimmer specializing in the 50m and 100m backstroke. In 2011, he became the first French national to win a world championship in the 100m backstroke. Today, he is a 4-time world champion, father and racing driver in the Andros Trophy ice rally championship. The new ambassadorship comes off the back of the fresh timing partnership between REBELLION Timepieces and the Andros Trophy. Lacourt will be representing the newest version of REBELLION Timepieces’ Predator series, the Predator 2.0. The Predator 2.0 is a highly customizable, racing-inspired watch which is water-resistant up to 100m under water. With a choice between three extremely accurate, Swiss Made movements, four combinations of materials and countless
In 2016, BOVET 1822 presented the Récital 18 Shooting Star®, which made headlines for its innovative time display. The many accolades attributed to this timepiece attest to its peerless identity and accomplishments. The Récital 20 Astérium® seamlessly continues the tradition set by its illustrious predecessor, reprising the characteristic shaped case to present an unprecedented mechanical display that showcases the volumes and decoration of the timepiece. What is more, the diptych now formed by these two timepieces takes us on a genuine philosophical journey to the edges of time and space. For with these timepieces, Pascal Raffy and the BOVET 1822 watchmakers invite us to explore the universe and the origins of time itself. While the watchmakers chose to soar above and offer a celestial view of our planet with its 24 time zones visible at a glance for the Shooting Star, they have returned to Earth for this masterpiece and lifted their eyes to the skies. The notions of time and sp
Bell & Ross watchmaking firm is an essential point of reference in the field of professional aviation timepieces. Its iconic square watch with graphic lines was released in 2005. Today, the brand takes a further step by launching the BR03-92 Horograph and the BR03-92 Horolum, two models that are an invitation to travel. Their functionalist dial fulfils the mission of displaying time with the utmost efficiency. A minimalist Bauhaus-inspired design The new BR03-92 Horograph and BR03-92 Horolum t perfectly in the Bell & Ross family of watch-instruments. Travel is their passion, and optimum readability their goal. Their cases, designed in a contemporary style, retake Bell & Ross’ iconic “circle within a square”, reminiscent of the clocks in aircraft cockpits. Aesthetically, these timepieces adopt one of the great precepts of design: “shape induced by function.” Bauhaus, the legendary German school of fine arts is at the origin of this movement characterized by an abundance of ri