Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2018
Host Marc André Deschoux welcomes you to the SIHH 2018.
Bucherer at the SIHH 2018What Bucherer Category Management gets up to at the SIHH
Karin Kalale, Head of Category Management at Bucherer Switzerland
SIHH recap day 1
The 1858 Geosphere Limited Edition in bronze from Montblanc
An interview with Davide Cerrato, Managing Director of Montblanc’s Watch Division
Bucherer’s interview with the Managing Director of Montblanc’s Watch Division
SIHH recap day 2
The first watch in the Luminor Due collection with an automatic movement
There certainly is no sign of a standstill at Panerai either. The watchmaker has once again demonstrated its expertise by redefining the Luminor Due 3 Days. This watch is fitted with one of the most exquisite movements ever produced at the Officine Panerai production site in Neuchâtel.
The Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days with a silver case, dark dial and simple leather strap
Bucherer presents: the new Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days
The Panerai Luminor Due 3 Days with a golden case, a light dial and an alligator leather strap
The new Cartier Santos collection
Cartier’s highlight at this year’s SIHH was the presentation of the redesigned Santos collection. Comfort for the wearer, intelligent proportions and adherence to the Santos de Cartier code were the focus of the design and concept. Arnaud Carrez, International Marketing and Communications Director at Cartier, spoke to us about this iconic collection.
The Cartier Santos collection with interchangeable components
Bucherer presents: the new Cartier Santos collection
An interview with Arnaud Carrez, International Marketing and Communications Director at Cartier
Bucherer’s interview with Cartier’s International Marketing and Communications Director, Arnaud Carrez
The Vacheron Constantin Overseas collection
Geneva watch manufacturer Vacheron Constantin presented a range of inspiring new releases at this year’s SIHH. Besides new additions to existing lines such as Overseas, Traditionelle, Métiers d’Art and Patrimony, Vacheron Constantin launched a new collection, Fiftysix. Inspired by the company’s more than 260-year history, the elegant timepieces will also impress modern connoisseurs. Find out all about the collections in our interview with Laurent Perves, Chief Marketing Officer at Vacheron Constantin.
Discover the new Fiftysix collection from Vacheron Constantin.
Bucherer presents: the new Vacheron Constantin Fiftysix collection
An interview with Laurent Perves, Chief Marketing Officer at Vacheron Constantin
Bucherer’s interview with Vacheron Constantin’s Chief Marketing Officer, Laurent Perves
An interview with Giorgio Sanna, Head of Motorsport at Lamborghini
Bucherer’s interview with the Head of Motorsport at Lamborghini, Giorgio Sanna
SIHH recap day 3
The classic IWC Big Pilot’s Watch
Revamping old icons and presenting new models: IWC’s anniversary collection unites these two aims through timeless design, resulting in a unique, truly exceptional watch collection.
Part of this collection is a new interpretation of an IWC classic – the IWC Big Pilot’s Watch. The Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years” is the only watch in the anniversary collection to be fitted with a practical annual-calendar complication.
In its anniversary year, IWC is honouring the pioneering achievements of the past with the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years”.
An interview with Christian Knoop, IWC Schaffhausen’s Creative Director
Bucherer’s interview with IWC Schaffhausen’s Creative Director, Christian Knoop
H. Moser & Cie.
The H. Moser & Cie. Venturer Concept Blue Lagoon, limited to 20 watches
H. Moser & Cie. has maintained its reputation for simple, minimalist elegance with its new collections: the Venturer Concept Blue Lagoon edition, for example, which is limited to only 20 watches, is reminiscent of an enchanting blue lagoon. Edouard Meylan, CEO of H. Moser & Cie., revealed in his interview with us which new creations will be launched at this year’s SIHH.
An interview with Edouard Meylan, CEO of H. Moser & Cie.
Bucherer’s interview with the CEO of H. Moser & Cie., Edouard Meylan
Baume & Mercier
The Clifton Club Indian Burt Munro Tribute, a limited-edition watch from Baume & Mercier
The watch manufacturer Baume & Mercier presented two highlights at the SIHH 2018. The first was a result of the partnership with Indian Motorcycle: the Clifton Club Indian Burt Munro Tribute. The special design features of this chronograph with an automatic movement are a reference to the extraordinary achievements of motorcycle racer Burt Munro. Find out more about this unique cooperation in our interview with Baume & Mercier’s CEO, Alain Zimmermann.
The Baume & Mercier Clifton Baumatic
The second piece of innovation from Baume & Mercier can be found in the Clifton Baumatic calibre: a markedly sophisticated men’s wristwatch with an in-house mechanical automatic movement and a transparent sapphire-glass back. CEO Alain Zimmermann is familiar with all the details of this timepiece, too.
Watch the new Baume & Mercier timepieces in action.
An interview with Alain Zimmermann, CEO of Baume & Mercier
Bucherer’s interview with the CEO of Baume & Mercier, Alain Zimmermann
SIHH recap day 4
A. Lange & Söhne
The 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” watch by A. Lange & Söhne
In addition to the second generation of the Lange 1 with its hand-wound calibre and jumping big date, Product Development Director Anthony de Haas presented the 1815. The 1815 “Homage to Walter Lange” is limited to 145 pieces and features a stoppable jumping seconds hand that dates back to a 150-year-old invention conceived by Ferdinand Adolph Lange.
An interview with Anthony de Haas, Product Development Director at A. Lange & Söhne
Bucherer’s interview with A. Lange & Söhne’s Product Development Director, Anthony de Haas
The Piaget Altiplano houses one of the world’s thinnest hand-wound mechanical movements.
The Jewellery Marketing Director of Piaget, Jean-Bernard Forot, presented a very special new release to us on our final day at the SIHH. At only 2 mm thick, the ultra-thin Altiplano Ultimate Concept is the world-record holder for the thinnest watch and proof of Piaget’s immense innovative spirit in the luxury watch market. Piaget is also keeping the ladies happy with its new edition of the Possession, which has been successful since the 1990s. With this varied, colourful collection, Piaget has modernised and breathed new life into this classic range of timepieces.
An overview of all new releases from Piaget
An interview with Jean-Bernard Forot, Jewellery Marketing Director at Piaget
Bucherer’s interview with Piaget’s Jewellery Marketing Director, Jean-Bernard Forot
The most-talked-about watch at this year’s fair was the redefined Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, featuring what may be the thinnest perpetual calendar in the world. A whole five years of research and development went into creating this masterpiece. Vice-Chairman Olivier Audemars spoke about this and further new releases, such as the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak “Jumbo” Extra-Thin in titanium and platinum, in our exciting interview.
Discover the new collections from Audemars Piguet.
An interview with Olivier Audemars, Vice-Chairman of the Audemars Piguet Board of Directors
Bucherer’s interview with Vice-Chairman of the Audemars Piguet Board of Directors, Olivier Audemars
The new Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox
Jaeger-LeCoultre is bringing a classic watch back to life at this year’s SIHH. The iconic 1968 Polaris Memovox is being relaunched as part of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris 2018 collection. Its contemporary design makes this stainless-steel watch created in 1968 a Grande Maison classic that underlines the important moments in a man’s life.
The Laureato Flying Tourbillon Skeleton by Girard-Perregaux
At this year’s SIHH, Girard-Perregaux unveiled its latest creations: the Laureato Chronograph and the two Laureato Flying Tourbillon Skeleton watches – sporty yet elegant models equipped with an octagonal bezel. In our interview with Stefano Macaluso, Product Development Director at Girard-Perregaux, we learnt a wealth of fascinating details about the new collections.
Be inspired by Girard-Perregaux’s new releases.
An interview with Stefano Macaluso, Product Development Director at Girard-Perregaux
Bucherer’s interview with Girard-Perregaux’s Product Development Director, Stefano Macaluso
Highlights of the SIHH 2018
Watch all the highlights of the SIHH 2018.
Our host at the SIHH
Bucherer’s SIHH 2018 host and watch enthusiast Marc André Deschoux
A watch aficionado and a people person
In Marc André Deschoux, Bucherer has found the perfect presenter, interviewer and watch aficionado to host the SIHH 2018. Marc André Deschoux is a Swiss entrepreneur who shares his passion and his experience in the field of watchmaking on his YouTube channel TheWATCHES.tv.
Connecting with people via the art of watchmaking
Marc André Deschoux has dedicated his successful channel entirely to watchmaking, gaining a broad and continuously growing legion of followers in the process. TheWATCHES.tv covers the entire range of topics relevant to the watchmaking industry, from the craft itself through to the science behind it, schools, exhibitions, product launches, auctions and noteworthy business news. Marc André Deschoux concentrates primarily on the people who make watch manufacturing such a special form of art. Building on the success of his online platform, his next goal is to further increase the reach of the content produced and, above all, to intensify the exchange of experiences between members of his audience.