The art of transforming the glittering towers and glassy spires of a buzzing metropolis into a recognisable watch design is no mean feat. Extravagant and irreverent, the Excalibur Blacklight is an ode to vibrant cites like Hong Kong, Singapore and Beijing at the height of their nightly splendour.
The secondary watch market has been one of the year's biggest stories. From takeovers to dedicated sales spaces, from market studies to consumer analyses and brand-hosted events, pre-owned is hot news. And for a simple reason: at 8% growth per year, second-hand is the luxury industry's best-performing segment.
The octagonal emerald cut – Mr Harry Winston's favourite – has inspired a collection that now includes larger sizes, proposed with automatic or quartz movements.
Loupe System has teamed up with MB&F to create Project LpX: an intergalactic magnification station that enables accurate viewing of watch movement details, and is also a reminder of the immensity of our galaxy.
Jaquet Droz has introduced a new complication - a monopusher chronograph - to its Grande Seconde. A limited-edition version is joined by three other variations, this time in the regular collection.
Two new Aquaracers from TAG Heuer stand out from the crowd with a vibrant parrot-green dial.
The redesigned Avenger collection of bold and robust watches joins the Aviator 8 and Navitimer ranges in the brand's "Air" universe.
The Cape Cod adopts a double tour strap whose "anchor chain" design is a reminder of the original inspiration for the watch.