Only Watch 2015, the 6th edition of the famed charity watch auction, took place this past weekend with astonishing results. Held in Geneva for the first time, the auction realized $11,268,000 in total – the highest ever in its history – from the sale of 44 unique watches.
Ever since the launch of the Apple Watch speculation that the smart watch will eventually displace mechanical watches has ramped right up. At this stage it seems unlikely but nevertheless major brands like Tag Heuer and Breitling are taking the threat seriously enough that they have invested in the development of their own smart watches. But what if you don’t need to replace your mechanical watch (or any watch for that matter) in order to enjoy the benefits of a smart watch?
It’s November in London, which means grey skies, misty fog and of course international luxury watch event SalonQP. Kicking off with a VIP cocktail party on the evening of the 12th of November, SalonQP will run from the 12th – 14th of November, with the exhibition open to all and sundry (assuming you have your ticket of course) on the Friday and Saturday.
If you’re a watch lover in or near New York then this weekend there are two big events you just won’t want to miss.
About a year and a half ago now Cartier announced the impending release of their first ever diver’s watch; the descriptively named Calibre de Cartier Diver.