China, which weighed on watch exports at end 2022, will be the key to activity in 2023, a year that opens with mixed prospects. Will China’s impact on luxury sales be as great as in 2021?
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With the economy back in business and exports on the rise again, brands are newly inclined to show off their capacity for innovation and imagination. Here are some of the watches from the stream of recent releases.
First came timepieces showcasing artistic crafts, then installations commissioned by brands from visual artists. Now watchmakers are selling their creations as non-fungible tokens using blockchain technology.
Helping us forget ongoing restrictions, the brands at Watches and Wonders unveiled an explosion of colour alongside calendar complications, our future travel companions.
Métiers d’art, transparent materials, three-dimensional structures, skeletonised movements… the brands at Watches and Wonders are changing the face of watchmaking.