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Watches & Wonders 2024: Our favourite novelties from the watch event of the year

Every Spring, watch enthusiasts descend upon Geneva for a week-long spectacle of horological brilliance at Watches & Wonders. This year was no exception, with the world’s leading watch manufacturers unveiling their latest and greatest timepieces, showcasing innovation, technical mastery, and undeniable craftsmanship. From record-breaking complications, to refreshed classics and dazzling jewellery watches, we’re sharing our favorites from the biggest watch event of the year.

Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin,the historic Swiss Maison that has been producing exquisite timepieces since 1755, continues to push the boundaries of watchmaking with its latest creations. Leading the lineup was the Égérie – ‘The Pleats of Time’, a collaborative masterpiece with fashion designer Yiqing yin, intertwining haute couture, horology, and perfumery. This extraordinary concept watch offers a unique olfactory experience, releasing notes of orange blossom, lavender, tuberose, and ylang-ylang from its fragrance-infused strap. The maison broke records with its Les Cabinotiers The Berkley Grande Complication pocket watch, featuring an astounding 63 complications, including the first Chinese perpetual calendar, donning it the title of the most complicated watch ever made. And then there’s a series of four updated Overseas watches, each boasting a sumptuous olive-green dial, 18k pink gold case, and like their predecessors, come with easy-change straps, including the rose-gold bracelet for a classic elegant look, or the more relaxed green calfskin leather strap and sporty rubber strap. The new collection comes in several variations, including a standard date only 41mm, diamond-encrusted 35mm, a dual-time complication, and an eyecatching chronograph.


Celebrating its 150th anniversary, Piaget impresses with a bounty of new releases that underscore its legendary status. At the heart of its offerings are the Polo Date 150th Anniversary Editions, paying homage to the brand’s rich heritage with updated details. These
limited-edition timepieces, available in 42mm and 36mm sizes, feature stainless steel cases
3 adorned with the signature gadroons of the original Polo. The men’s version boasts a brown strap, while the women’s edition exudes sophistication with a beige strap and a bezel
adorned with 91 brilliant-cut diamonds. But the excitement doesn’t stop there. The brand
pushes the boundaries of watchmaking with the ultra-slim Altiplano Ultimate Concept Tourbillon, the world’s thinnest tourbillon. At just 2mm thick, this groundbreaking timepiece
sets new standards for engineering.

Jardin d’hiver © Beauregard


Established in 2018, Beauregard presents an exquisite universe of horological and jewelry craftsmanship, rooted in the mastery of lapidary art and Swiss watchmaking savoir-faire. At
the prestigious Watches and Wonders exhibition, hosted in Geneva, the esteemed Maison unveiled its enchanting ‘Jardin d’Hiver’ collection – a captivating box set of six horological marvels that pay homage to the awe inspiring beauty of nature. The centerpiece Lili Bouton watches feature dials crafted from the sought-after Fire Opal and Fanta Opal sourced from the Chiapas region in Mexico. These rare gemstones, renowned for their intense fiery red hue, were carefully chosen for their mesmerizing vibrancy and overall allure. The visual journey continues with four additional Lili Bouton timepieces, featuring dials adorned with exquisite Yellow Brazilian Opal, Australian Chrysoprase, Arizona Topaz, and Peruvian Amethyst. Encased in 18K rose gold and embellished with flawless diamonds, these timepieces epitomize Beauregard’s unparalleled artistry and technical precision.

Raymond Weil

Raymond Weil stole the spotlight at Watches & Wonders with the grand reveal of its Millésime collection. Making its debut appearance at the prestigious salon, the Genevabased maison showcased three exquisite interpretations of its renowned Millésime Automatic model, a recipient of the esteemed GPHG Challenge Prize, offering a spectrum of new dial colors, designs, and dimensions. Embracing the prevailing trend towards dressier timepieces, the brand introduces the Millésime Automatic Moon Phase model, seamlessly integrating a mesmerizing moon phase display into its acclaimed reference. This horlogical masterpiece boasts a 39.5mm sector dial, automatic movement, and a functional 6 o’clock position, all meticulously crafted at an exceptional value. Elevating the collection further are revamped versions of the elegant Millésime Automatic Small Seconds reference, now available in two ultra-chic dial colors: Denim Blue and British Racing Green.

Tag Heuer

TAG HEUER demonstrated its visionary spirit with the unveiling of the Carrera Date Plasma
Diamant d’Avant-Garde, a groundbreaking timepiece that showcases unparalleled engineering and artistic brilliance. At the heart of this masterpiece lies a mesmerizing polycrystalline dial, painstakingly crafted from lab-grown diamonds intricately fused together, resulting in a flawless and seamless design. Adorning the 36mm white gold case is a regal 1.3-carat lab-grown yellow diamond, adding a touch of opulence and sophistication. The dial itself boasts an extraordinary yellow Diamant d’Avant-Garde shield, serving as a testament to TAG HEUER’s unrivaled expertise in gem-cutting. This timepiece not only redefines luxury watchmaking but also embodies the brand’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of innovation.