Vloggers and social media influencers are entertaining and educating completely new audiences about the joys of collecting luxury watches, and a number of them are heading to WATCHPRO Salon this weekend to talk about their art and craft.
WATCHPRO co-founder and editor Rob Corder will host a session on Saturday, November 13, on the power of influencers to draw customers into the world of prestige watches through their irreverent content across Youtube, Instagram and other social media platforms.
Influencers with cross over appeal beyond the watch sector are particularly fascinating.
The Timeless Watch Channel
Oisin O’Malley will be on the WATCHPRO Talks panel. He hosts The Timeless Watch Channel on Youtube, which has 52,000 subscribers and whose videos generate tens of thousands of views.
Mr O’Malley is a rock star, song writer and producer who has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry for over 20 years including The Who, Journey and Van Halen.
Now settled in Venice, Italy, he has turned his attention to YouTube. Focusing on culture, cuisine and the world of beautiful timepieces.
He’s known for compelling content, blending music with strong narrative, stunning locations, fine wines and high end, luxury watches.
The Lifestyle Collective
Joining Mr O’Malley on the WATCHPRO Talks panel will be Natalie Robinson, an award-winning celebrity stylist and writer for the UK’s biggest publications and platforms.
She launched her own blog in 2017, Style Icon Nat’s The Lifestyle Collective, which shares her fashion experiences and advice.
Here wisdom is also found on Instagram, where StyleIconNat has tens of thousands of followers.
Natalie’s fashion journey began in Harrods and Browns where she worked as a fashion consultant before moving to Selfridges to become a personal shopper.
This led to worldwide travel for private clients, red carpet styling, student mentoring, public speaking at the likes of London Fashion Week and Clothes Show Live.
Isabella Charlotta Poppius
A third panelist for the Influencers’ Talk is actor, model, style guru, author and influencer Isabella Charlotta Poppius, whose roles have included appearing in the TV adaptation of Four Weddings and a Funeral and Jealous Instagram Girlfriend
Her Instagram feed dispenses style advice and inspiration about fashion, travel, timepieces and luxury lifestyle.
WATCHPRO Salon Talks take place on Saturday, November 13, alongside a showcase of prestige watchmakers in a 5-star luxury environment.
The two-day event takes place from November 12 to 13 at The Londoner, a brand new 5-star hotel on London’s Leicester Square.
Confirmed exhibitors include:
ALLEMANO | BALL WATCH | BIANCHET | BONHAMS | BRITISH HOROLOGICAL INSTITUTE | CHARLES GIRARDIER | CHRISTOPHER WARD | CYRUS | CZAPEK | DELMA | DOXA | DUCKWORTH PRESTEX | ENCELADE | GRAHAM | GRAND SEIKO | IKEPOD | JUNGHANS | LAURENT FERRIER | MARATHON | MAURICE LACROIX | MECCHANICHE VELOCI | MICHEL HERBELIN | ORIS | PARMIGIANI FLEURIER | PEQUIGNET | PERRELET | QLOCKTWO | SCATOLA DEL TEMPO | SCHOFIELD | SIDEREUS | SINN | SPEAKE-MARIN | SWISS CAPSULE | SWISS KUBIK | THE SPLINED HUB | U-BOAT | VICTORINOX | VOUTILAINEN | WOLF | WILLIAM WOOD WATCHES | ZEITWINKEL