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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’s 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…

Vacheron Constantin is opening up whole new horizons for its emblematic watch dedicated to world travellers, Overseas, through original creations adopting an eminently versatile attitude thanks to their interchangeable straps / bracelet. Delivered with a leather and rubber strap as well as a metal bracelet, Overseas will offer even more stylish options thanks to an array of strap colours. Adapts to Your Wishes and Circumstances These new strap colours enable the wearer to adapt the watch to changing circumstances or wishes. A sense of freedom that is rendered even more appealing by the ease with which one can rapidly switch from one to another of the straps/bracelet, or indeed change its folding clasp or buckle without any need for a tool. And this is all done while ensuring the same reliability and robustness as a fixed strap or bracelet. Designed for Comfort and Style Offering a new range of colours…

FRANCK MULLER CRAZY HOURS Living up to its reputation of Master of Complications, Franck Muller has produced an extraordinary collection of wristwatches they call “Crazy Hours”. This collection demonstrates a completely new approach to the concept of time. The Crazy Hours displays the hours on the dial in a completely different order and every 60 minutes the wearer will be surprised by the fascinating jumping hour hand. To read the time, simply follow the number that the hour’s hand indicates, while the minute’s hand follows a traditional 60-minutes cycle. www.franckmuller.com

As a tribute to Empress Josephine, a radiant woman who was passionate about the beauty of flowers and the magic of gardens. The Hortensia Collection by CHAUMET lends profusion of color and generosity of form to both jewellery and precious jewellery pieces. The twinkle of diamonds overlap and interplay like their movement in the wild, flora captured with artistry of metal and gemstones, their embrace frozen in place to be eternally enjoyed. Imagine… the clear sky of a summer night, a diffused glow descends from the sky to settle on the flowers of a garden sleeping in a shimmering haze. The pink of the dawn is followed by the milky clarity of starlight offering the “Hortensia” of the “Gardens” collection the freshness of a bluish white. Such an enchanting collection of jewelry celebrating the beauty of flowers. Each piece is a pleasure to gaze at, the eye dances across the…

Blancpain displays its attachment to feminine watches more vividly than ever by launching a 60-piece limited edition marking the 60th birthday of the Ladybird. At the time of its launch in 1956, the Ladybird was equipped with the smallest round movement on the market. This was a period when dainty sizes were all the rage, and the Blancpain master-watchmakers had demonstrated amazing ingenuity in successfully miniaturising the components of a mechanical watch: an authentic technical feat. The year 2016 marks the models 60th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the brand has dreamed up several versions of the Ladybird, starting with the romantic Saint Valentine’s Day model was in February. The Baselworld display windows will be hosting a new interpretation by the artisans of the Manufacture, featuring a dial graced with luminous contrasts and displaying an elaborate foliage motif. The strap of the Ladybird is exclusively crafted from the small scales…