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Gone are the days when ladies’ watches were simply smaller or gem-decorated versions of men’s pieces. Here we highlight horological masterpieces with decades of history alongside high fashion models for girls who just want to have fun.
There is an inherent contradiction in the phrase contemporary classic; comprising both current and timeless in one description. But that is precisely what we have found in these five fabulous watches that will never go out of style.
In a market which has seen both ups and downs this year, one thing remains a constant as it does every year - the excellence oozing from the watchmaking industry’s best chronographs.
Staying connected has become more important than ever this year. Reflecting on a sentence used for probably the previous ten years, it seems never truer than in 2020.
The watch, housing a neomatik date caliber, DUW 6101, is beautiful, comfortable to wear, easy to read and water resistant to 1000 feet.
We were surprised by how much we also fell in love with the Swordfish, with its boggle-eyed subdials jumping out of its face.
Its handmade movement has an inclined manual-winding bi-plan flying tourbillon in a titanium cage that protects its balance so well that D.Candaux describes it as a sports watch.
Grip is a contemporary, genderless crossover between jewellery and watches for a young, open-minded customer.
The Freak family is a rare example where artistic and technical exuberance is translating into commercial success.
Garmin is convincing people to consider its MARQ family as an alternative to tool watches from the very biggest Swiss brands.