As autumn prepares to roll out a carpet of colours from russet to scarlet, watchmakers too are introducing a new hue to one of their favourite metals: gold.
Gone are the days when brands presented women with scaled-down versions of men’s watches. If there’s anything we have learnt from both SIHH and Baselworld this year, it’s that women’s watches are a serious business.
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Manufacturers are at pains to incorporate features of a mechanical watch in their smartwatches, including analog displays and even movements. These hybrid products raise the question of what defines a wristwatch today?
Now that science has proven the extra-terrestrial origins of gold, that fragment of space on our wrist is all the more special. On a more down to earth note, gold remains a safe haven when the economy hits rock-bottom.
His pecs moulded by a shirt that must have shrunk in the wash, Sylvester Stallone proves that even at 71, a guy doesn't have to let himself go. But it's not all about the muscles. "Sly" also has a great sense of humour, particularly when talking about his love of watches so beautiful they will knock you out.