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.
These timepieces are distinguished by a sporty aesthetic that makes it a cinch to read.
The global second-hand watch market is worth $6.8 billion a year. These tantalising figures have not gone unnoticed by industry chiefs.
Brands are coming out with collections featuring thin watches, the colour blue, a focus on complications, right angles and smaller sizes.
Best of Baselworld: New releases from Ferdinand Berthoud, Breguet, Blancpain, Zenith and Jaquet Droz
Day 3 highlights from Baselworld 2018.
The principles behind high-end watches have remained largely the same.
Luxury timepiece brands specially create and donate one-off versions of their most iconic and best-selling models for the upcoming Only Watch auction
The Omega Speedmaster - the only watch approved by NASA for space travel - is having their 60th anniversary, plus three other chronograph classics from Zenith, Audemars Piguet and Tag Heuer.
The Peak susses out the best pieces from horology's largest fair.