Europa Star



Europa Star Chapter 2/2018 Global Edition

TABLE OF CONTENTS

March 2018



EDITORIAL

  • THE RESILIENCE OF THE WATCH INDUSTRY

COVER STORY

  • PATEK PHILIPPE LADIES’ CHRONOGRAPH
    THE LATEST IN A LONG LINE OF COMPLICATIONS FOR WOMEN

BASELBASHING!

  • A NECESSARY ADAPTATION

CEO INTERVIEWS

  • OMEGA: “A LITTLE MORE TIME…”
  • LONGINES - GIVING THE ORDERS…“
  • BULGARI - TODAY’S VINTAGE IS THE STYLE OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE NO IDEAS OF THEIR OWN”
  • CORUM - “THE INTERNET IS GOING TO ALLOW CORUM TO FILTER ITS REAL PARTNERS”
  • CASIO - “STRENGTHENING THE APPEAL OF G-SHOCK FOR MATURE BUYERS”

SPORTS TIMEKEEPING, PART II

  • SWISS TIMING A VIEW OF THE SLOPES

PORTFOLIO

  • BASEL 2018

SPOTLIGHT

  • CASIO NOVELTIES BASELWORLD 2018
  • TAG HEUER CARRERA HEUER-02 - AN ICON OF MOTOR SPORT TIMEKEEPING
  • URBAN JÜRGENSEN 1140 RG L BROWN CELEBRATING 245 YEARS OF CRAFTMANSHIP
  • FABERGÉ VISIONNAIRE COLLECTION - FABERGÉ VISIONNAIRE CHRONOGRAPH & FABERGÉ VISIONNAIRE DTZ
  • TITONI MASTER SERIES - PROUDLY INDEPENDENT
  • CITIZEN PROMASTER - GO BEYOND
  • TRASER P68 PATHFINDER AUTOMATIC FOR GLOBETROTTERS AND EXPLORERS
  • ALEXANDER SHOROKHOFF AVANT-GARDIST CREATES NOT ONLY TIMEPIECES, BUT ART ON THE WRIST
  • WOLF SINCE 1834 - THE ONLY ONE THAT COUNTS

TWELVE DISRUPTIONS:

STYLISTIC DISRUPTION

  • THE RISKY LURE OF NEO-VINTAGE
  • THE EXPONENTIAL RISE IN NICHE MARKETS
  • XXL GETS A DOWNSIZING
  • PERSONALISATION, FOR THE PRIVILEGED FEW?
  • WATCHES AND CONNECTION: PARTING ON GOOD TERMS

COMMERCIAL DISRUPTION

  • THE END OF THE “REGULAR” RETAILER
  • THE FORCED MARCH TOWARDS DIGITISATION
  • NEW ACTORS THE AMBITIOUS PLAN OF CHRONO24
  • THE END OF THE PASSIVE AMBASSADOR?

MECHANICAL DISRUPTION

  • LABORATORIES ARE THE HUB OF PROGRESS
  • WATCHMAKING AND SCIENCE: ORIGAMI, NANOTUBES AND CAPSULES
  • THE HYBRIDISATION OF HIGH-END WATCHES

RECOMMENDED READING BY FABRICE MUGNIER, WATCHPRINT.COM

FREELY SPEAKING: WHEN I WAS OLD

WATCHWORDS: GOOD, BETTER, BEST

A LAST WORD TO START: ON THE SHORTNESS OF LIFE

EUROPA STAR GLOBAL EDITION

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