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.
Does her heart yearn for flowers? Declarations of love? Rivers of diamonds or clusters of coloured gems? Or simply a watch to wear every day? With a week to go before the year's most romantic rendezvous, here are ten watches every woman will love.
The world's top-selling French contemporary artist has put his name to a Hublot watch. The Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph Orlinski is a unique mix of folds, facets and ridges cut in titanium or ceramic. Richard Orlinski was in Geneva for the launch... but who invited the bright blue gorilla?
What does 2018 have in store? On the upside, sales are picking up, Hong Kong is on the mend and luxury is getting to grips with e-commerce. One big question mark remains: how to convince Millennials that buying a watch is an experience? Something to work on in 2018!
At SIHH 2018, cases, dials and straps were awash with eye-popping shades and high-energy colours as brands set out to seduce women, younger buyers and anyone looking to put something a little more out of the ordinary on their wrist.
As ever, many watches made their début at SalonQP. Which ones garnered the most attention? We had a look online to see what the top five most Instagrammed watches were.
As we coast into Christmas, thoughts turn to the one gift we hope to find under the tree. Here are ten fabulous timepieces you may like to add to your list, while there's still time.