Santa isn’t the only one with a sackful of goodies! The final crop of new watches for 2021 is a sure way to end the year on a festive note.
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Love is in the air between watchmakers and carmakers, although breakups and makeups mean partnerships can resemble a game of musical chairs. We take a look at the latest mechanically-inspired collaborations.
This June 26th, Breguet commemorates 220 years since Abraham-Louis Breguet was awarded a patent for the tourbillon. His invention continues to delight collectors and has become a “rite of passage” for any brand dedicated to watchmaking excellence.
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.
In the run-up to the Watches and Wonders digital fair, this selection from the new releases so far sets the tone for a year which, after a sobering period, sees creativity bounce back.
Within days of each other, Girard-Perregaux, Richard Mille and TAG Heuer announced partnerships with prestigious car manufacturers. Breitling, IWC and Roger Dubuis already have successful automotive alliances. More about this meeting of mechanical minds.