Although most of the brands in the watchmaking industry are defined by their heritage, it doesn’t mean that modern technology can’t help create a better watch.
A major new IWC production facility is the latest milestone in the brand's traditional-watchmaking-meets-high-tech story.
Part II of III of the 22 most exceptional watches for 2018, including brands like Girard-Perragaux, Greubel Forsey, Hermes, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Montblanc and Panerai.
They impress by deviating from the norm.
Brands are coming out with collections featuring thin watches, the colour blue, a focus on complications, right angles and smaller sizes.
Kenneth Chua reveals how he first got into collecting vintage watches.