Oris is offering a new limited-edition dive watch dedicated to the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest — and probably also its most famous — reef system. The 46-mm-diameter Oris Aquis “Great Barrier Reef Limited Edition II” is limited to 2,000 pieces and introduces a deep blue dial with yellow accents as well as a new day-date display.
Last year, Montblanc launched its Heritage Chronométrie collection, with designs inspired chiefly by the 1948-era Pythagore timepieces created by the storied Minerva manufacture in Villeret, Switzerland (now known as Montblanc Manufacture). This year, the brand adds to the collection with two new complications, an unusual date indication and a chronograph with annual calendar.
IWC Schaffhausen puts the focus on its iconic Pilots’ Watch collections at this year’s SIHH watch salon in Geneva, and among the many new timepieces the brand is launching for 2016 is yet another ticking tribute to the storied poet/author/aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: the IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince.” Like
Swiss watch brand Piaget pays tribute to its dual technical heritage of quartz and mechanical movementsm at SIHH 2016 with the Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P, a concept watch that combines a mechanical caliber with a quartz-driven regulator.
To celebrate 85 years since the original Reverso watch was launched (in 1931), Jaeger-LeCoultre will launch three anniversary collections at SIHH 2016 in January: the JLC Reverso Classic, JLC Reverso Tribute, and JLC Reverso One. Here’s what you should know about them.
Roger Dubuis has revealed that its theme at SIHH 2016 will be “The Year of the Diva,” with new product releases almost solely restricted to its Velvet collection of haute horlogerie ladies’ watches. However, the brand’s many male fans will still find at least one new timepiece made with them in mind: the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Automatic Skeleton Carbon.