From the advent of the luxury sport watch in the 1970s to the birth of the smartwatch in the new millennium, a number of factors have influenced the trajectory of the sport watch. One of the most significant is the increasingly competitive world of professional sports and the growing numbers of watches worn during play.
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"See red", "Feel blue", "Green with envy"... expressions such as these reflect how colour impacts our mood and behaviour. Watch brands also use colour to appeal to our subconscious. Is the owner of that blue chrono buying into their desire for distant horizons? Is the lady with the scarlet automatic a femme fatale? Read on and see what the colour of your watch says about you.
First released in 1954, the Rolex Submariner has arguably become one of the most recognisable timepieces ever. A watch that has not only survived but thrived, irrespective of trends or era. So what's the secret?
Since 1950, the Luminor has changed faces many times but never strayed far from the first tool watches that Panerai supplied to Italian Navy combat divers. The ultimate sport-chic watch, this version is no exception.
Launched in 2015, the Escale Time Zone puts a new angle on the multiple time-zone complication. This season's rendition drapes itself in the blue of the ocean and the sky. Climb aboard for a closer look at this visually compelling as well as technically astute watch from the master of travel, Louis Vuitton.
The patriarch of German watchmaking, A. Lange & Söhne produces watches whose exteriors are as finely honed as the mechanisms inside. After visiting the brand's manufacturing facilities in Glashütte, we scoured Instagram to find out which of its timepieces are the most popular.
Whether for geek appeal or to channel the inner kidult, fine watchmaking is finding pop culture's iconic characters impossible to resist. Mickey Mouse, Spiderman, James Bond, Hulk and company have taken over our dials. But are these childhood heroes built to last?