Cartier, Panerai, Hermès, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC… these are the names that send watch enthusiasts into raptures. Better still, some of their newest timepieces don't carry a five-figure price tag. Gentlemen, here's our selection of luxury watches priced under €6,000*.
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This past weekend in Miami, Florida, the first ever Watches & Wonders Miami took place in and around Palm Court in the Miami Design District. This event marked the first time a Watches & Wonders exhibition had been staged in America, and – judging by the success of the show—it won’t be the last.
Fifty years after launching the Memovox Polaris, Jaeger-LeCoultre debuts the Polaris collection, inspired by this legendary timepiece. The 42mm Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Chronograph is the sportiest model in this new line.
After several years away, Dominique Renaud, co-founder of Renaud & Papi, has returned to Switzerland with an exciting mechanical movement in his luggage. But who exactly is Dominique Renaud?
The vintage tidal wave that began two years ago is showing no sign of receding. Old-school curves are out in force at virtually every brand. These icons from the past are also the lynchpins of new collections.
After two difficult years, a new era of rationalisation has dawned. Brands have simplified their collections, put their more extravagant creations on hold, and cut back on the métiers d'art. This year's SIHH reveals how fine watch firms are reining it in as they set out to reconquer markets.
Among the useful functions lining the aisles at the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, the chronograph is the standout complication. It confirms demand for robust, precise, reliable timepieces, and the enduring appeal of a sporty design.
More than ever, innovative materials and slim movements are the stars of this year's crop of complicated watches. Both trends reflect the level of excellence that watchmakers have achieved when exploring beyond the realm of time only.