In 2020, the Le Brassus Maison began its partnership with Tamara Ralph, pairing several of its watches with her spring/summer Prêt-à-Porter collection. Pursuing their enduring relationship, the watchmaker and the Australian designer have collaborated this year on the design of a Royal Oak Concept Flying Tourbillon limited edition. The timepiece, which was presented last January during the designer’s runway show in Paris, highlights the two brands’ forward-thinking approach to craftsmanship.
The time has come for the watch industry to make archives available on the Internet. Three complementary projects are currently working together to make archives far more accessible: Arc horloger and its referral portal, The Watch Library and Chronospedia.
Despite massive negative exchange rate effects, the Group’s companies recorded good results in 2023. The MoonSwatch that remained in strong demand, along with the launch of the Scuba Fifty Fathoms which met with a good response, contributed to these results, driven by ongoing strong enthusiasm for these timepieces. The Group expects continued growth in 2024.
The Geneva-based brands emblematic Manufacture collection, renowned for its refined design, has been enhanced by a timepiece created in collaboration with English watchmaker Peter Speake. This unique creation issued in a 135-piece limited edition features a perpetual calendar complication adopting an original approach.
The 12th edition of artgenève was held at Palexpo from 25 to 28 Janu-ary. The Prix Solo artgenève - F.P. Journe, which is given to the best solo exhibition among the 30 candidate galleries, was awarded to the Lovay Fine Arts Gallery, for the Solo Show of Pascal Vonlanthen. Acquired by the watch brand, the works will be doonated to the MAMCO Geneva.
The Geneva-based brand renewed its partnership with the Freeride World Tour (FWT) for the sixth year running. In addition to being the competition’s partner and Official Watch, Alpina also supports FWT contestants Sybille Blanjean, Max Palm, Victor de Le Rue and Thibault Magnin, all Alpina ambassadors.
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.