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Classic Fusion Cruz Diez © Hublot
Trend Forecaster
10 watches to borrow from your man (and vice versa)

Looking for ways to pass the time during self-isolation? Try discreetly dipping into your partner's watch collection. Here's our choice of ten timepieces that look the business on his and her wrists.

Friday, 03 April 2020
5 min read
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Swiss watches: retail market shares by brand in 2019
Economy
Mega-brands drive the watchmaking market

Released mid-March, the third Morgan Stanley report, in collaboration with LuxeConsult, on the Swiss watch market shows that out of some 350 brands, the bulk of growth in 2019 came from the seven whose turnover exceeds CHF 1 billion. The analysis also highlights the outperformance of privately owned brands.

Monday, 30 March 2020
4 min read
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RM 52-05 Tourbillon Pharrell Williams © Richard Mille
Culture
Hip-hop's most namechecked watch brands

Luxury and music have always gone together, from the clothes artists wear to the cars they drive or the watches that shine on their wrists. We look at which brands get the most namechecks and the trendsetters behind them.

Friday, 27 March 2020
Hope Frost
5 min read
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Economy
Luxury watch sales take off on eBay

A watch changes hands every five seconds on eBay. The platform has become so successful as a marketplace for pre-owned luxury timepieces, it has published its own 2020 Luxury Watch Report.

Monday, 16 March 2020
3 min read
Reverso Tribute Small Seconds © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Economy
Watches that are an antidote to the crisis

The strong growth and healthy earnings projection from Watches of Switzerland, the world's second-largest retailer, offer a ray of sunshine.

Monday, 09 March 2020
4 min read
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Streamliner Flyback Chronograph Automatic © H. Moser & Cie
Trend Forecaster
Integrated bracelets: the strongest link

Back in the early 1970s, design legend Gérald Genta put pencil to paper and imagined the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. The sports-luxe watch was born. Some fifty years later, this hybrid aesthetic is as popular as ever, as confirmed by these ten recent releases that fuse case and bracelet into one.

Friday, 14 February 2020
4 min read
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Trend Forecaster
Women’s favourite men’s wristwatches of 2019

The lines between what we deem to be masculine and feminine are steadily blurring. From haute couture runways to high street fashion to what we wear on our wrist, we're no longer defined by "his" and "hers".

Friday, 17 January 2020
Hope Frost
6 min read
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Economy
How Brexit is impacting watch sales

Concerns over trade in a post-Brexit Britain haven't prevented the UK market from performing well these past months, aided by sterling's weakness. As the country heads towards its latest deadline, watch brands are making sure they are prepared for every outcome, including a no-deal scenario.

Monday, 09 December 2019
Fanny Nicolet
3 min read
Will Smith
Watch Stories
Will Smith on fame, fortune and watches

Gemini Man isn't just another sci-fi action flick. Director Ang Lee, whose other films include Life of Pi and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, makes a technological leap in this new movie, starring Will Smith and... Will Smith. The actor tells more.

Friday, 06 December 2019
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
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