It’s (super) complicated

It’s (super) complicated

The Swiss watch industry is suffering its biggest downturn since 2009 – but no one seems to have told the watchmakers. By Alex Doak  Trudging through the slush and black ice between Geneva Airport and the E62 motorway, the bleak, iron-clad hangar that is Palexpo...
Woman’s Hour

Woman’s Hour

Women’s watches have moved on from being just small, pink and battery powered. Here are a few examples that illustrate just how much things have changed. By Laura McCreddie-Doak It’s no surprise that, when it comes to women’s watch trends, the boyfriend look is the...
Time, gentlemen, please

Time, gentlemen, please

Fashionable chaps with an eye for quality design are wearing their heart under their sleeve, thanks to a new school of cool British watch brands, built to exacting but affordable Swiss standards. This is no wind-up, says Alex Doak That rousing chorus of anachronistic...
Gucci’s new direction

Gucci’s new direction

Under Alessandro Michele, Gucci has ditched the sex and embraced the sensual. It’s even got Florence Welch on board as an ambassador. Laura McCreddie finds out how the two got together Gucci is synonymous with sex. Under the tenure of Tom Ford, and then Frida...
A Quad-Turbo W16 for your wrist

A Quad-Turbo W16 for your wrist

Parmigiani’s new Bugatti Chiron-inspired watch is an epic feat of engineering, just like the car, says Alex Doak When the long-awaited successor to Bugatti’s Veyron, the “Chiron” growled onto the stage at the Geneva Motor Show last month, petrolheads gawped,...