Who would have thought that an anti-establishment musical manifesto would inspire diamond-smothered watches and unorthodox marketing strategies? Incandescent, unpredictable, forty years after its official demise, punk is as powerful as ever.
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The 1960s and ‘70s are widely remembered as a time of freedom and fantasy. Always quick to claim inspiration from these decades, in reality very few watchmakers dare to truly embrace such a bold aesthetic.
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.
Market surveys, psychological pricing studies, storytelling, situation analysis... no matter what aspect of business, brands are leaving nothing to chance. Sometimes, though, a watch appears that goes against all expectations. So what's it like, outside the comfort zone?