At this year's W&W Watch Fair, while the brand is committed to retaining classic elements, it also does not forget to add contemporary functions and designs to present a new look.

Relying on its unique appearance or function, classic watches have the support of a loyal watch fan.

At the Watches and Wonders (Watches and Wonders) Watch Fair in 2023, while the brand is committed to retaining classic elements, it also does not forget to add contemporary functions and designs to present a new style, consolidate old customers and attract new customers!

Cartier: Tank Louis Cartier playful dial


Cartier (Louis Cartier) was inspired by the perspective of overlooking tanks, turning the tracks into vertical and parallel lugs, and the body into a case with simple lines. The Tank series, which was inspired a century ago, has since defined a new style of modern watches It has become the most classic series of Cartier, and has extended Tank Louis Cartier, Tank Américaine, Tank Française, Tank Must, Tank Cintrée and many sub-series. This year, Cartier takes Tank Louis Cartier as the protagonist, and replays the classics through innovative materials and colors. .

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The dial of the new Tank Louis Cartier uses yellow K gold, rose gold and white K gold geometric patterns to create a light and shadow grid effect. The combination of three-color gold is reminiscent of another Cartier classic: the Trinity series, which is created by Louis.

The jewelry series created by Cartier in 1924 will usher in its 100th anniversary next year. The Tank Louis Cartier watch composed of three-color gold is the warm-up work for the centenary of Trinity.

The other two models use red or green lacquer dials to bring a distinctive style. The dials abandon the iconic Roman numerals of Tank, and the colors from the dial to the strap are harmonious.

Tank Louis Cartier three-color gold dial watch, about 425,000 yuan.

Tank Louis Cartier yellow K gold red real lacquer dial watch, about 415,000 yuan.

Tank Louis Cartier yellow K gold green lacquer dial watch, about 415,000 yuan.

Ulysse Nardin: FREAK ONE brings together 22 years of classics

The FREAK fantasy series of Ulysse Nardin is equipped with a self-made flying carrousel bar movement, which rotates around its own axis. The design without dial, hands and crown is very recognizable. This series came out 22 years later. , Athens Watch released a new FREAK ONE this year, equipped with a silicon hairspring that came out in 2008, and an escapement structure made of DIAMonSIL diamond silicon technology, making the movement more wear-resistant and shock-resistant.

The shape of the FREAK ONE incorporates features from previous generations, including the recessed bezel of the early 2001 FREAK, the open gear train of the 2013 FREAK CRUISER and the unmistakable 2018 FREAK VISION. Time display design, but the rose gold bezel of FREAK ONE is interlaced with long arcs and triangular patterns, which is not only more aesthetically pleasing, but also convenient for the wearer to adjust the time by rotating the bezel by hand; in addition, 30% of the rubber strap The material is made by the Swiss BIWI company from the recycling of rubber waste in the production process, echoing the environmental protection spirit that Athens Watch has always emphasized.

Ulysse Nardin FREAK ONE watch, equipped with self-winding UN-240 self-made movement, power reserve 72 hours, 2,095,000 yuan.

The theme of Ulysse Nardin's exhibition is FREAK ONE, echoing this year's key watch models.

(Photo by reporter Lin Xinruo)

Parmigiani Fleurier: Tonda PF minimalist but not simple

Parmigiani Fleurier’s Tonda PF series follows a simple style, hoping to make the watch more humanized through the clear, pure and simple, easy-to-start design when reading.

The new Tonda PF series split-seconds chronograph watch also starts from humanization. The simple dial is equipped with an hour hand, a platinum minute hand showing the actual time, and an 18K rose gold chronograph hand overlapping below.

Press the button at 8 o'clock, and the 18K rose gold chronograph hands will jump forward for 5 minutes; press the button at 10 o'clock, and the 18K rose gold chronograph hands will jump forward for 1 minute; When the hands overlap, it means that the preset time has been reached.

For any occasion or activity that requires minute timing, this function can press the number of minutes that need to be accurately marked within a specific period of time, which is more in line with the daily needs of the wearer.

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda PF series split-seconds chronograph watch, equipped with self-winding movement PF052, power storage 48 hours, about 966,000 yuan.

The Tonda PF series split-seconds chronograph watch continues the minimalist style that the brand is good at.

Zenith: DEFY Skyline All Black Ceramic Sturdy Doubles

Zenith's DEFY series was awarded the title of "safe" because of its durability. Last year, Zenith launched the DEFY Skyline series based on the DEFY series. This year, it launched black ceramic models and hollowed out models. Far harder than traditional metals and alloys, it strengthens the solid features of the DEFY series.

The DEFY Skyline Ceramic skyline series ceramic watch brings a modern sense of fashion with its all-black shape. The four-pointed star machine-engraved pattern on the dial is derived from the "Double-Z" (Double-Z) that was popular in the 1970s. ) logo captures light from different angles, presenting a visual effect like a starry sky.

Another DEFY Skyline Skeleton Ceramic skyline series ceramic hollow watch, the four-pointed star is placed directly in the center of the dial, and the black bridge plate and the hollow movement of the main board can be seen at a glance. Both watches are equipped with El Primero 3620 Genelec Timely self-made high-frequency self-winding movement with a power reserve of 60 hours.

Zenith DEFY Skyline Skeleton Ceramic skyline series ceramic hollow watch, 568,600 yuan.

Zenith DEFY Skyline Ceramic skyline series ceramic watch, 501,300 yuan.

Chopard: Alpine Eagle mountain view faceplate × sustainable material

Chopard’s sports and fashion Alpine Eagle series is eye-catching this year with the new “Monte Rosa Pink” (Rosa Peak pink) dial. Rosa Peak is the second highest peak in the Alps. It is reminiscent of the natural and magnificent beauty of the mountain peaks under the refraction of the sun.

The watch has a small seconds dial at 6 o'clock, equipped with a slim self-winding movement LUC 96.40-L, equipped with a double barrel made of Chopard Twin technology, with a power reserve of up to 65 hours, and controls the automatic winding mechanism The 22K gold eccentric micro-rotor is compact in shape, ensuring a slim and delicate movement.

Chopard has always been committed to using ethical gold to make jewelry and watches. This year, it has developed a new Lucent Steel A223 stainless steel material, 85% of which are recycled. It is skin-friendly, durable, and environmentally friendly. The new Alpine Eagle series uses this material. Highlight Chopard's great leap forward on the road to sustainability.

The Alpine Eagle series 41 XPS watch combines the most delicate and thinnest movement of Chopard watch factory with sporty elegance.

Chopard Alpine Eagle 41 XPS, price TBD.

Courtesy: Cartier, Chopard, Parmigiani Fleurier, Ulysse Nardin, Zenith

※Please refer to the announcement of each channel for the price of the product.

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