New releases from Audemars Piguet, Louis Vuitton, Omega and more New releases from Audemars Piguet, Louis Vuitton, Omega and more

New releases from Audemars Piguet, Louis Vuitton, Omega and more

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This was quite a week, with Omega presenting a white lacquer dial edition of the iconic Moonwatch, which Daniel Craig had teased us with a few months ago. Audemars Piguet presented a boatload of new watches that raised the bar for all future releases. However, the star of the show has to be the Louis Vuitton collection that explores all the Métiers d’Art of the Maison, giving us some truly extraordinary pieces. Let us know which is your favourite, and enjoy reading!

Audemars Piguet x John Mayer Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak John Mayer Perpetual Calenar 4

  • Audemars Piguet and John Mayer collaborate to create a limited edition Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar. 
  • With a brand new dial, never used by the brand before, the “Crystal Sky” is created through embossing and PVD colouring.
  • It represents the final outing for the legendary Calibre 5134, as its production will cease after this run.

Learn more about the Audemars Piguet x John Mayer Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar here.

Seiko Prospex 1965 Heritage Diver

Seiko Prospex 1965 Heritage Diver

  • The recognisable Seiko diver gets a makeover in dimensions and abilities, going down to 40mm and up to 300 metres of water resistance.
  • It’s available as a regular edition in blue or black, or as a special edition celebrating the first wristwatch with “Seiko” on the dial from 1924.
  • The watches are powered by an in-house 6R55 movement, and the date window has been moved to 4:30 instead of 3 o’clock.

Learn more about the Seiko Prospex 1965 Heritage Diver here.

Mr Jones Watches M1

Mr Jones

  • Mr Jones Watches collaborates with British graphic designer Margaret Calvert, best known for revolutionising the UK’s road signage systems.
  • The minimalist look of the blue dial and the road sign-like hands pays homage to Calvert’s motorway exit signs with a blue background.
  • The watch is sold on a strap made from seat belt fabric – a nod to the drivers the signs were originally designed for. 

Learn more about the Mr Jones Watches M1 here.

Louis Vuitton Escale Cabinet of Wonders

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  • Three new limited editions are relaunching the Escale line at Louis Vuitton.
  • These elaborate watches are inspired by highly decorated tsubas (katana sword guards) collected by Gaston-Louis Vuitton.
  • They utilise a plethora of métiers d’art techniques to depict three evocative creatures.

Learn more about the Louis Vuitton Escale Cabinet of Wonders here.

Accutron Spaceview 2020

Accutron Spaceview 2020

  • Accutron expands the Spaceview 2020 collection with two new straps for its existing green-dialled model.
  • Both new additions feature a polished, 43.5mm stainless steel case with a transparent green dial and outer ring.
  • With a domed, double box sapphire crystal and water resistance of 50 metres, now also available on either a matte black or green genuine American alligator strap.

Learn more about the Accutron Spaceview 2020 here.

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional – White Lacquer

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  • After teasing us with a glimpse of this watch on Daniel Craig’s wrist last year at the Planet Omega event, we now finally have confirmation of a white-dialled Speedy.
  • It features the first-ever lacquered dial for the Speedmaster Professional.
  • At US$8,100 on a bracelet, it’s priced US$100 more than the standard black dial.

Learn more about the white lacquer dial Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Professional here.

Glashütte Original Serenade Luna

Glashutte Original Serenade Luna

  • The German-based brand releases four new watches that share a modern take on a moon phase display while displaying different personalities to celebrate International Women’s Day.
  • The 32.5mm round cases are adorned by a diamond set bezel that adds a bit of magic.
  • Available with a white mother-of-pearl dial or a sunray brushed olive one, it’s possible to choose between an alligator strap or a bracelet.

Learn more about the Glashütte Original Serenade Luna here.

The Citizen Iconic Nature Collection Limited Edition

Citizen The Iconic Nature

  • Citizen adds two limited editions to The Citizen Iconic Nature with washi paper dials in green and brown.
  • The two watches are inspired by flowers and ‘an eagle in flight’ respectively, as seen from the paper pattern that differs for each.
  • Both watches are powered by a high-accuracy Eco-Drive movement and the cases are made of lightweight, scratch-resistant Super Titanium TM*3.

Learn more about the Citizen Iconic Nature Collection Limited Edition here.

Breguet Reine de Naples 8918 Mint Green

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  • Breguet celebrates International Women’s Day with a new Reine de Naples watch.
  • Highly significant, this design was A.L. Breguet’s first-ever wristwatch and was created for Caroline Murat.
  • This new mint green version features a white mother of pearl dial, a sparkling chapter ring with ‘snow-set’ diamonds, and an automatic movement.

Learn more about the Breguet Reine de Naples 8918 Mint Green here.

VPC Type 37HW

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  • The VPC Type 37HW introduces the new brand of Thomas van Straaten from Fratello.
  • It’s full of features that demonstrate a watch reviewer’s attention to detail and utility.
  • The hand-wound SW216-1 movement is COSC-certified.

Learn more about the VPC Type 37HW here.

Vario Navi Single Hand

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  • The Singaporean brand Vario introduces the Navi Single Hand, a curious proposition inspired by maritime adventure.
  • The watch embraces a single-handed design, with fifteen-minute increments to focus more on the moment and less on the small stuff.
  • Available in a wide range of oceanic colours, the nautical inspiration is reinforced by the wave motif stamped on the dial.

Learn more about the Vario Navi Single Hand here.