Watches and Wonders Geneva 2023, the highly-anticipated annual event for watch enthusiasts and luxury watchmakers, arrived to unveil the latest and greatest timepieces to hit the market. This trade show, boasting the title of the world’s largest horological event, is the perfect opportunity for top luxury watchmakers to showcase their newest releases and cutting-edge technology.
With record-breaking figures, Watches and Wonders showcased a wide range of watches. The trends have not gone unnoticed with Geneva showing its status as the luxury watch capital. High-end brands such as Jaeger-LeCoultre, Hermès, TAG Heuer and Rolex were exhibited and proved to have some of the most magnificent watches in the bunch. Watches with coloured dials and of novelty value were turning heads at the event.
Rolex’s Oyster Perpetual 36 is “alive with colour, vitality and positivity” which is evident through its bubbly and colourful dial. This stunning timepiece contains pops of candy pink, turquoise blue, yellow, coral red and green. Another beautiful coloured watch face is the TAG Heuer Carrera Date. The first release in 1963 now sees this stunning watch dial is in shades of green and a head-turning hot pink.
Fascinating novelty watches like the Hermès The Arceau Petite Lune are inspired by space travel. Fashioned as a dress watch, The Arceau Petite Lune contains gemstone planets and an upside-down moon which is a delightful addition to an essentially classically formed watch. Jaeger-LeCoultre embraced geometric shapes and Art Deco designs with their Reverso One Precious Colours watches that each took 80 hours to complete by hand. With a mother-of-pearl dial, this incredible design is a modern yet timeless accessory. Watches and Wonders provided a unique opportunity for watch enthusiasts, collectors, and industry professionals to come together and celebrate the art of watchmaking and these mentions only scrape the surface of the incredible exhibition. The latest trends and innovations in the industry, highlight the importance of craftsmanship, innovation, and design are the foundations of this event. Watches and Wonders was a resounding success, and the next edition of this prestigious event is highly-anticipated.