It might be a while before ultra-slim watches actually come close to being paper-thin, but their forms are certainly slender enough to fit into slight spaces - while retaining a presence that can fill a room.
We detail everything you need to know about the happy accidents that are pearls.
Indicators that continuously trace an arc before jumping back to the start give these timepieces a dynamic edge.
Tracking elapsed times, chronographs are a common feature of sporty, rugged watches. But, as these dress chronographs, the dynamic complication can also add a jaunty edge to the most formal timepieces.
...and no, it's not in the form of smartwatches.
SIHH 2017: Record breaking split-seconds chronograph among many firsts unveiled by Richard Mille, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Roger Dubuis and Cartier
The first of our daily reports from Geneva, Switzerland, on the annual watch show SIHH, from 16 to 20 January 2017.
In the meantime, 67-year-old Jean-Claude Biver is proving veterans have flair, too.
From gleaming mini lunar sculptures to a gem-studded retrograde display, these moonphase timepieces feature exceptional artistry that takes a historical complication to greater heights.