The horological wunderkind emerging from the new millennium, Richard Mille has since been an unstoppable force, surpassing any Mach number in its peer class while constantly outdoing themselves in the realm of the avant-garde. Utilizing materials and components unheard of before the inception of the brand, it is truly an innovative industry game changer.
Being the last and oldest family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Switzerland since 1839, Patek Philippe creates and produces what connoisseurs agree to be the finest timepieces in the world. A mainstay at auction scenes across the world, the brand has enamored collectors with their Grand Complications and archetypal Nautilus models. We are mere transients but a Patek Philippe timepiece transcends.
One of the three Swiss behemoths, Audemars Piguet has many achievements in grand complications, ultra-thin and skeletonized movements to her credit. The pièce de résistance is the legendary Royal Oak design by Gerald Genta in 1972. That unmistakable octagonal bezel, hexagon screws, clean lines and integrated bracelet has captured the imagination of millions and will continue its legacy of doing so.
Fascinating how an enduring ‘Porthole’ design conceived in 1980 has spawned into countless bold, and provocative creations fusing ceramics, rubber, composites and virtually every metal under the sun. Hublot has certainly come a long way, pioneering the use of natural rubber strap in the history of watchmaking.
A pioneer in the development of the wristwatch, the phenomenal Rolex brand name has entrenched itself in countless hearts and minds worldwide. From the iconic five-point crown to its impermeable oyster case and unmistakable silhouette and over 400 patents registered, the house that Hans built has enthralled generations of collectors earning its reputation as the most valuable and relevant luxury watch brand.