After Geneva and Miami, Watches & Wonders travels to China as a physical event, held September 9th to 13th at the West Bund Art Center in Shanghai, as well as a digital platform developed by the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in partnership with Tmall's Luxury Pavilion.
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These past years, Roger Dubuis has cemented an alliance with Italian legend, Lamborghini Squadra Corse. The Excalibur Aventador S was the first horological expression of this high-speed partnership. Now, the Manufacture is gearing up to introduce a new black-and-red version.
Eleven brands will exhibit at this leading watch fair, to be held from September 9th to 13th, 2020 at the West Bund Art Center. In September, a unique opportunity will arise for watch lovers based in China to immerse themselves in watchmaking excellence and also to be the first to view the latest watchmaking releases for 2020.
The tourbillon regulator is high on the agenda of the brands taking part in the watchesandwonders.com online plaform, whether alone, combined with other functions or part of a grande complication. Here's what happens when watchmaking gets in a whirl.
Certain brands at Watches & Wonders have kicked their R&D into overdrive, resulting in futuristic materials that make stronger, lighter, more resilient watches a reality.
The story of Roger Dubuis cannot be told without reference to the minute repeater. This legacy is once again on display with the Diabolus In Machina, which adds a flying tourbillon to the mix.
The online launch of Watches & Wonders 2020 spotlights what will be the first trends in watchmaking this year. Special mention goes to astronomical complications and skeleton watches, while women's collections get into shape with form watches. Sport-luxe is another of the year's big winners.
In watchmaking, nowhere is excellence more evident than in the complications that take a timepiece into another dimension, fuelled by the genius of brands always ready to reinvent themselves. As demonstrated at Watches & Wonders.
Recent years have seen the return of useful functions and even "small" complications. Practical as well as more affordable, they encourage creativity in an already crowded segment. We look at some of the watches revealed ahead of Watches & Wonders 2020.