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Articles on the subject: Trend Forecaster

Connected Modular 45 Golf Edition © TAG Heuer
Trend Forecaster
The evolution of sport watches

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.

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Cait Bazemore
6 min read
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Big Bang Unico Paraíba King Gold © Hublot
Trend Forecaster
Any colour you like (not just black)

"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.

Friday, 01 November 2019
4 min read
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Drive de Cartier Extra-Flat
Trend Forecaster
When elegance is measured in millimetres

Once an exercise in style, the extra-thin watch has evolved into a statement of the manufacturer's expertise as much as a symbol of the wearer's elegance. Today's size zero movements come with complications, while the type of winding (automatic or manual) determines what counts as a record.

Friday, 12 October 2018
7 min read
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The 23mm and 33mm ladies' Bulgari Bulgari.
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Lilliputian ladies' watches

With the right design and the right name, a small watch can make a big statement.

Wednesday, 03 October 2018
4 min read
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Métiers d’Art Copernicus celestial spheres 2460 RT © Vacheron Constantin
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Calling Planet Earth

The first occurrence of a stylised terrestrial globe as an integral part of a wristwatch was in 2011, on Greubel Forsey's GMT. Others have since followed suit, and Planet Earth now adorns the wrist of travellers and makes an inspired addition to astronomical timepieces. Enjoy a closer look at these eleven watches - Copernicus would have approved!

Friday, 21 September 2018
8 min read
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RJ-Spider-Man – Ø 48,00 mm © RJ Watches
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Big watches are back

We thought they had gone out of style, dropped off the radar, been run out of town by the arbiters of classicism and good taste. But not so fast... not only are super-sized watches alive and well, they are actually gaining ground, much to the delight of a fanbase who expect their timepiece to be jumbo.

Friday, 14 September 2018
8 min read
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Railmaster © Omega
Trend Forecaster
Goodbye summer!

September spells the end of summer, when NATO straps and water-patinated bronze cases are just a tanline on the wrist. We've picked ten resilient watches that will help you move smoothly from summer to autumn. #RIPVacation.

Tuesday, 04 September 2018
5 min read
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Spirit of Big Bang All Black © Hublot
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Sunshine yellow puts summer on the wrist

It's Dorothy's brick road, it's the Beatles' submarine, it's sunshine on a rainy day. Buttercup, canary, lemon, mustard, straw, honey or saffron, a splash of yellow brings laidback style to the beautiful mechanics on our wrist. "Hey, chicken! You got the time?".

Friday, 24 August 2018
5 min read
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Haute Horlogerie journals 2019-2020
Trend Forecaster

Watch Trends 2019-2020, a unique analysis from the FHH

Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
4 min read
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