From dress watches to sport watches, Omega's latest releases run the gamut of innovative materials. Whether draped in Moonshine gold or coloured ceramic, incrusted with Liquidmetal or Ceragold, this year's new models make the most of the latest developments.
The prize, which includes a cash endowment, will be awarded annually to a graduate of the Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship programme. The first winner is Clara Martin for "The Authority of Black".
Festivities got under way at the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, the event that gave the watch its name in 1969. TAG Heuer took the opportunity to unveil the first of five anniversary models inspired by the original Monaco.
The Japanese market, with its codes, rituals and demands, remains a case apart in Asia. A booming economy until the 1990s, it is now returning to the spotlight, particularly where luxury is concerned. For watch brands, Japan is already emerging as the year's fastest-growing market.
A wave of blue and diamonds envelops the Rendez-Vous Moon Serenity in pink gold, making a precious backdrop for the mother-of-pearl moon phase, driven by an automatic movement.
Baume & Mercier's Clifton Club line welcomes two new additions: a GMT for travellers and an Automatic Bronze that combines sporting functionality with neo-retro appeal.
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The brand has developed a forgery-proof Blockchain-enabled authentication certificate that stays with the watch throughout its life, including through successive owners.