Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Step into the world of horological innovation and artistry with a carefully curated selection of timepieces unveiled at Watches and Wonders 2024. These exquisite watches exemplify the pinnacle of craftsmanship and design, each one pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in haute horlogerie. From the groundbreaking slimness of the BULGARI Octo Finissimo to the intricate skeletonized dial of the H. Moser & Cie. Streamliner Tourbillon Skeleton, each watch tells a unique story of innovation and elegance. Join us as we explore the finest offerings from renowned brands, where every tick of the clock is a showcase of the mastery of watchmaking.

BULGARI Octo Finissimo ULTRA COSC

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

BULGARI Octo Finissimo Ultra COSC at a mere 1.70mm thickness

As the curtain rose on Watches and Wonders 2024, the stage was set for BULGARI’s Octo Finissimo Ultra COSC to again steal the spotlight. This timepiece is a masterpiece of engineering and design, showcasing human innovation and pushing the limits of watchmaking. At a mere 1.70mm thickness, it commands attention as the world’s thinnest watch, a feat achieved through BULGARI’s unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence. The seamless integration of the case back and movement base plate showcases BULGARI’s technical skill and creates a sleek and minimalist aesthetic that is as captivating as it is groundbreaking. With its monochromatic grey finish and lightweight titanium components, the Octo Finissimo exudes a modern elegance that is sure to turn heads and set pulses racing at Watches and Wonders 2024.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

BULGARI Octo Finissimo Ultra COSC features integration of the case back and movement base plate

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: BULGARI

  • Key Notable Features: An epic 1.7mm thinness was achieved by merging the case back and movement base plate.
  • Design Elements: Monochromatic grey finish with horizontal side knobs for winding and time setting.

Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Tourbillon 150th Anniversary

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

The Piaget Altiplano is a symbol of innovation and refinement in watchmaking history. As the world’s thinnest concept tourbillon, it represents the pinnacle of Piaget’s expertise in blending tradition with cutting-edge technology. The Altiplano is a wearable art that sets new standards in watch design by seamlessly fusing the case and movement into a single unit. Its blue PVD-treated cobalt alloy case exudes a sense of strength and sophistication that will captivate connoisseurs and collectors alike. As the curtains rise on Watches and Wonders 2024, the Piaget Altiplano takes center stage, inviting attendees to embark on a journey of timeless elegance and unparalleled craftsmanship.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept Tourbillon: world’s thinnest concept tourbillon timepiece.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: Piaget

  • Key Notable Features: Ultra-thin 2mm profile achieved by merging the case and movement.
  • Design Elements: Blue PVD-treated cobalt alloy case for a striking and robust look.

H. Moser & Cie. Streamliner Tourbillon Skeleton

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Streamliner Tourbillon Skeleton

Prepare to be mesmerized as H. Moser & Cie. unveils its latest masterpiece at Watches and Wonders 2024: the Streamliner Tourbillon Skeleton. A harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, this remarkable timepiece redefines the boundaries of watchmaking artistry. The fully skeletonized dial offers a captivating glimpse into the intricate mechanics of the watch, while the cushion-shaped silhouette and integrated bracelet add a touch of modernity and sophistication. With each passing moment, the Streamliner Tourbillon Skeleton invites onlookers to immerse themselves in the beauty of its design and the precision of its craftsmanship, setting the stage for an unforgettable experience at Watches and Wonders 2024.

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Designer: H. Moser & Cie.

  • Key Notable Features: Fully skeletonized dial showcasing the intricate mechanics of the watch.
  • Design Elements: Cushion-shaped silhouette with an integrated bracelet.

Grand Seiko Evolution 9 Limited Edition SLGH021

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Grand Seiko Evolution 9 Limited Edition SLGH021

Grand Seiko unveiled its Evolution 9 Collection, a celebration of innovation, precision, and timeless elegance. The introduction of a new green textural dial design adds a fresh twist to the brand’s iconic aesthetic, while the use of ever-brilliant steel for the case and bracelet ensures durability and longevity. With its striking contrast and meticulous attention to detail, the Evolution 9 Collection represents the spirit of Grand Seiko, inviting wearers to undertake a journey of discovery and exploration. As attendees gather to witness its debut at Watches and Wonders 2024, the Evolution 9 Collection promises to captivate hearts and minds alike, leaving an indelible mark on the world of haute horlogerie.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

SLGH021 is powered by the Hi-Beat 36000 80 Hours 9SA5 caliber

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: Seiko

  • Key Notable Features: New green textural dial design.
  • Design Elements: Ever-brilliant steel is used for the case and bracelet.

DB Kind of Grande Complication

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

De Bethune introduces its latest creation: the DB Kind of Grande Complication, a pinnacle of design and craftsmanship. This timepiece embodies over two decades of innovation, showcasing the brand’s commitment to excellence. Its reversible double-sided case and innovative rotation system seamlessly integrate a range of complications while maintaining a sleek aesthetic. The contemporary side features Calibre DB2529, highlighted by a high-frequency tourbillon and elegant seconds hand. On the traditional side, a perpetual calendar and three-dimensional moon-phase display adorn the opaline silver dial, creating a captivating visual experience. Despite the technical challenges, De Bethune’s artisans have crafted a masterpiece that transcends time, marrying traditional craftsmanship with contemporary design to create a true icon.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Reversible double-sided case

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Calibre DB2529, highlighted by a high-frequency tourbillon

Designer: De Bethune

  • Key Notable Features: Array of complications including perpetual calendar, moon phase, and leap year indicator.
  • Design Elements: Beautifully designed case housing the complex movement.

Van Cleef & Arpels

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Lady Arpels Brise d’Été watch

Enter a world where timekeeping transcends mere function and becomes a celebration of human creativity and ingenuity. Van Cleef & Arpels, revered for their exquisite craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, unveils a collection of timepieces that transcend the ordinary; they are veritable works of art. Each piece exemplifies the maison’s unwavering dedication to excellence, with master artisans meticulously crafting every detail to perfection. From the graceful sweep of the delicate hands to the intricate motifs adorning its surface, every element narrates a tale of dedication and passion. Time transcends mere measurement in the world of horological mastery. It’s about encapsulating moments and emotions, transforming each glance at the wrist into an enriching journey of discovery and wonder. With Van Cleef & Arpels, time harmonizes into a symphony of style and sophistication, where every passing second is a masterpiece awaiting appreciation.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Lady Arpels Jour Enchanté watch

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Lady Arpels Jour Enchanté watch

Designer: Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Key Notable Features: Exquisite craftsmanship that transforms every timepiece into a work of art.
  • Design Elements: Each dial is a unique canvas, revealing a story as beautiful as time.

Hautlence Retrovision ’47

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Take a step back in time with Hautlence Retrovision ’47, a timepiece that seamlessly blends nostalgia with innovation. Inspired by the golden age of horology, this classic design pays homage to an era of timeless elegance and craftsmanship. Underneath its vintage exterior, Hautlence combines modern technology and precision engineering to push boundaries and break conventions. From its meticulously crafted case to its intricate movement, every aspect of the Retrovision ’47 is designed to captivate and inspire. With Hautlence Retrovision ’47, every moment becomes an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of both the old and the new, reminding us that true innovation is timeless.

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Designer: Hautlence

  • Key Notable Features: Retro aesthetic married with modern watchmaking technology.
  • Design Elements: Classic design that pays homage to the golden age of horology.

Cartier Reflection de Cartier watch

Indulge in a timeless grace and refinement world with the Reflection de Cartier. It’s a reflection of Cartier’s rich heritage and legacy of luxury. Every detail of the watch, from its elegant design to its meticulously crafted dial, reflects the brand’s unwavering commitment to excellence. Each element is carefully considered and meticulously executed, resulting in a watch that is as much a piece of jewelry as it is a functional accessory. With its delicate hands and refined detailing, the Reflection de Cartier exudes an air of refinement and sophistication that is unmistakably Cartier. It extends beyond being just a watch, symbolizing timeless style and elegance while reflecting the wearer’s discerning taste and appreciation for life’s finer things. With Cartier Reflection de Cartier, every moment becomes an opportunity to indulge in luxury and refinement, making it a timeless addition to any collection.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: Cartier

  • Key Notable Features: Elegant silhouette and refined detailing that encapsulates Cartier’s design ethos.
  • Design Elements: Meticulously crafted dial and delicate hands that echo Cartier’s dedication to elegance.

Hublot Big Bang MP-11 Water Blue Sapphire

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

MP-11 POWER RESERVE 14 DAYS WATER BLUE SAPPHIRE

Make a bold statement with the Hublot Big Bang MP-11 Water Blue Sapphire, a timepiece that demands attention and commands respect. With its vibrant blue sapphire case and transparent design, it’s a watch that stands out from the crowd. Performance and precision engineering go beyond just bold looks. From its intricate movement to its robust construction, every aspect of the Big Bang MP-11 Water Blue Sapphire is designed to impress. It’s a watch for the modern individual who appreciates style and substance and understands that true luxury is more than skin deep. With Hublot Big Bang MP-11 Water Blue Sapphire, every moment becomes an opportunity to showcase your individuality and taste for the extraordinary, making it a must-have accessory for anyone who dares to stand out from the crowd.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

MP-11 POWER RESERVE 14 DAYS WATER BLUE SAPPHIRE

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

SCULPTURAL 7-BARREL MOVEMENT WITH 2-WEEK POWER RESERVE

Designer: Hublot

  • Key Notable Features: Vibrant blue sapphire case that provides a striking aesthetic encasing a movement with a 2-week power reserve.
  • Design Elements: Transparent case that showcases the intricate movement within.

Rolex GMT-Master II Ref 126710GRNR

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Rolex GMT-Master II Ref 126710GRNR

Rolex introduces the GMT-Master II with a distinct 24-hour graduated two-color Cerachrom bezel insert in grey and black ceramic. One variant adorns an Oyster bracelet, while the other features the beloved Jubilee bracelet, a preference for GMT enthusiasts. Emphasizing the watch’s identity, the black lacquer dial proudly showcases ‘GMT-Master II’ in green, mirroring the iconic 24-hour hand. Powered by calibre 3285, this timepiece seamlessly displays date and an additional time zone in 24-hour format alongside hours, minutes, and seconds. Rolex’s pioneering use of high-technology ceramic in the bidirectional rotatable bezel ensures enduring scratch resistance and vivid color intensity. These exceptional watches are presented in a 40 mm Oyster case, waterproof to 100 meters, with the Triplock winding crown providing triple waterproofness. Whether on the Oyster or Jubilee bracelet, both options offer the Oysterlock folding safety clasp and the Easylink comfort extension link for effortless adjustment, exemplifying Rolex’s commitment to functionality and elegance.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

GMT-Master II with 24-hour graduated two-color Cerachrom bezel insert in grey and black ceramic on Jubilee bracelet.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: Rolex

  • Key Notable Features: Precision engineering for reliability, dual-zone GMT, and water-resistant construction for durability.
  • Design Elements: Updated black-and-gray bezel for contemporary appeal with a timeless design that pays tribute to Rolex’s rich history of crafting precision timepieces.

NOMOS Glashütte Tangente 38 Colours

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Germany’s Nomos Glashütte made its debut as an exhibiting brand at Watches & Wonders Geneva, the world’s largest luxury watch fair. The brand’s 2024 collection emphasizes color, specifically 31 different shades. This collection, called the “Nomos Tangente 38 Date—175 Years Watchmaking Glashütte” series, offers a limited edition of 175 pieces for each model. Among the various options, one for each day of the month, according to Nomos, are models like the “Sportbunt.” This model sports a light red main dial in the ’70s style, a dark red subdial, cream numerals, and turquoise and yellow outer rings. Other notable models include the “Chili,” featuring a hot-pink and magenta-shaded dial on a gray textile strap, and the “Poporange,” with vibrant and burnt orange elements. The “Schlossgrun” combines forest green and gray, while the “Pompadour” showcases light pastels of pink and beige. Lastly, the “Tiefseegrau” (or “deep sea gray”) pairs a dark anthracite with cream and dusty pink details. Each model is housed in a 37.5mm stainless steel case and features an exhibition case back engraved with the watch’s limited-edition number.

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Watches we love from Watches and Wonders 2024

Designer: NOMOS

  • Key Notable Features: Vibrant dial that adds a splash of color to the minimalist design.
  • Design Elements: Minimalist design that allows the bold colors to take center stage.

As Watches and Wonders 2024 concluded, we reflect on the extraordinary timepieces that blew us away. From unveiling groundbreaking innovations to celebrating timeless elegance, each moment has been filled with wonder and excitement. But as we bid farewell to this year’s event, we look forward to the promise of what lies ahead. Join us next year as we return to Watches and Wonders for more coverage of the latest developments in haute horlogerie. Until then, may your time be filled with beauty, inspiration, and the joy of discovery.

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