The sports, or rather sports-style, watch stole the show at the Watches and Wonders Geneva digital fair.
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Helping us forget ongoing restrictions, the brands at Watches and Wonders unveiled an explosion of colour alongside calendar complications, our future travel companions.
Astronomical functions, automata, chimes, world time… complications require absolute mastery of mechanisms, as illustrated at Watches and Wonders.
In 1921, Vacheron Constantin seized the powerful momentum of the Roaring Twenties to create a watch with an avant-garde design. In 2021, the Maison is celebrating the anniversary of this icon, particularly appreciated by connoisseurs, with three new interpretations of the American 1921 model.
A pretty face is no longer enough, especially when it goes with an empty head. Watch brands are choosing their “friends” differently. Away from the glossy magazine image, these new ambassadors are more authentic and relatable.
Covid-19 has left watch brands with no choice than to ramp up their online presence as a channel for sales and, more importantly, to replicate an authentic customer experience. New technologies are at the heart of this transformation.
A difficult year for brands, 2020 was full of positives for auction houses, in particular online, with a raft of record prices. A look at some of the top lots to have crossed the block.
Prodigiously complicated, fabulously precious (and extremely expensive), any one of these watches could feature on our holiday wishlist. For those of us who still believe in Santa, here are some of the year’s most remarkable timepieces. Because Christmas is a time for magic.
Patek Philippe is the latest of the Manufactures to present a Grand Sonnerie this year, joining Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet. Given the intricacy of this melodious complication, three such launches constitute an exceptional event.