Maybe it’s best to elucidate; GPHG we’re not. What we’re is a consumer-focused commerce title that seeks to discern, perceive, and anticipate the burning questions and wishes of anybody who loves watches. To that finish, the classes and the novelties which have been nominated or chosen as eventual winners are reflective of how a watch shopper would possibly store or embark on a decision-making course of. That stated, the chosen watches are usually not curated in a vacuum; a panel of two editorial workers and two collectors have been chosen to choose from the novelties of 2018.
Because the class title implies, this prize is reserved for the timepiece with particular inventive advantage both on the case, dial or bracelet. It could possibly additionally recognise problems of an aesthetic or inventive nature quite than technical. Winner of this class could be a males’s, girls’ or unisex watch.
Cartier Révélation d’une Panthère
Haute horlogerie and haute métiers usually go hand-in-hand, although the timekeeping components take priority and rightfully so, these are watches in spite of everything. Nonetheless, when Cartier revealed its Révélation d’une Panthère, it was a robust image of métiers, the place timekeeping had taken a backseat. Sandwiched in a sapphire capsule, over 900 gold beads take the lead over the hour and minute fingers on a chic sunray dial beneath. Tilt your wrist ahead, and the beads merely “rain” over time, forming the face of Cartier’s signature panther, and within the briefest, most fleeting second, it’s gone. If there’s a creative analogy for “taking in every treasured second as a result of it may not come once more”, this murals exemplifies it.
WOW Awards consist a complete of 11 classes. The remainder of the winners will probably be introduced over the following 2 days.