As the watch industry embraces affordable luxury, less than €5,000 will buy you a timepiece by the most prestigious names. Here's our selection of ten new styles for men and women.
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Even without sun, you can still be bronzed. Simply wear a watch in the latest must-have metal. Choosing a bronze watch is to choose the unpredictable (oxidation) over the conventional (gold), to prefer Danny Wilde over Brett Sinclair, and to rally behind climate activist Greta Thunberg and her message to Make Green Great Again.
Since May 14th, the Cannes Film Festival has kept us on the edge of our seats. Will Sophie Marceau be the victim of yet another wardrobe malfunction? Will Roman Abramovitch get a parking fine for his yacht? Grab your popcorn and enjoy the last moments of glitz and glamour on the Croisette.
It was a great year all round at SIHH, and a banner year for ladies’ watches. New complications, purpose-built movements, new materials and virtuoso gem-setting rendered ladies’ watches from the show’s Maisons as technically impressive as men’s watches this year, and as aesthetically impressive as ever.
The Geneva fair may have closed its doors, the fabulous new watches on show are still fresh in our minds. From the most complicated to the most robust, from the most poetic to the most vintage, FHH Journal's contributors share their favourites.
Traditionally, luxury watches have been most comfortable with classic shades, with a few notable exceptions. Now more brands are exploring the spectrum as a form of differentiation or to convey a message. New releases from SIHH 2019 confirm that colour rules.
Montblanc presents two new TimeWalker chronographs whose reverse panda dials are the perfect match for this vintage-inspired sports range.
With only a handful of collections launching at SIHH 2019, it was left to the brands' most recognisable lines to inject newness and fresh designs, which they did wonderfully well. "Variations on a theme", what they lack in surprise factor, they more than make up for in instant appeal.
A watch whose one and only function is to give the time is probably the most difficult exercise a maker can undertake. When the emperor has no clothes, what is revealed must be beyond reproach.