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Visconti Maiorca Chronograph bronze and steel

Visconti Maiorca sport and dive watches ooze Mediterranean appeal

Visconti Maiorca sport and dive watches ooze Mediterranean appeal

Visconti loves referencing the beauty of Italy and Southern Europe in its watch models, and the Maiorca Sport & Dive fits the brief. Maiorca is not only a Spanish Balearic island, it is also the name of a famous Italian diver from the 1960s and 70s. The Maiorca watch family’s technical build aims to appeal

Michael Kors Sophie and Grayson smartwatches.

Fossil Group doubles number of doors for its smartwatches and connected hybrids

Fossil Group will add touchscreen smartwatches to the collections of even more of its brands in 2018, the company has disclosed, although it has not yet named the brands. Five of Fossil’s current brand portfolio — Diesel, Emporio Armani, Fossil, Michael Kors and Misfit — already have new touchscreen watches launching in the next few

Johan Rupert, chairman of Richemont (Getty Images).

Richemont appoints chief technology officer in preparation for a digital future

Richemont has added a chief technology officer and group human resources director to its senior executive committee as the Swiss luxury group continues to rebuild its top team after a boardroom shake-up and the defection of George Kern, its head of watchmaking, to Breitling. Dr Jean-Jacques van Oosten has been appointed to the newly created

Gucci Constance

Gucci inspired by Lady Chatterley’s Lover for its padlock-style timekeepers

Gucci Timepieces and Jewelry has turned timekeepers into fashionable accessories inspired by Constance Chatterley, the heroine from the novel Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D. H. Lawrence.  The Constance watch is a collection of five timepieces in the form of padlocks that can be worn attached to leather straps, or to other jewellery pieces, bags, or belts. “Their


Kendall Jenner looks ready for Christmas party season in a Daniel Wellington Petite Ashfield

Daniel Wellington is looking forward to longer nights and the Christmas party season with the introduction of its all black Petite Ashfield to the Classic Petite collection. It launches with the backing of brand ambassador Kendall Jenner wearing the watch in a video and photograph of her looking ready for a great night out. The

Klok-08 top

Klokers returns to Kickstarter to introduce its non-conformist Klok-08

Fledgling French watch business Klokers will return to Kickstarter in October to launch its latest model. The Klok-o8 will be available for pre-order by supporters on the crowdfunding platform for €149 instead of €379 when they go on sale. The success of its crowdfunding efforts has also made Klokers a desirable brand for UK retailers, who can

WatchPro Awards 2017 in association with Hearst


Over 200 executives from the British watch industry have cast their votes for the 2017 WatchPro Awards. Retailers voted for the brands they most admire for their work over the past 12 months; professionals working for watch brands, subsidiaries or distributors in the UK voted for the retailers they most admire. The finalists revealed here


Roger Dubuis races into partnership with Lamborghini Squadra Corsa

Roger Dubuis and Lamborghini Squadra Corsa have screeched into a high octane partnership that screams extreme power and precision. Squadra Corsa is the racing arm of Lamborghini, and the collaboration was revealed today at its Italian R&D department, Centro Stile, where Roger Dubuis introduced the Excalibur Aventador S, named after Lamborghini’s iconic model. Roger Dubuis,