The first of 2016’s high profile watch fairs, the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, took place in Geneva, Switzerland this week. With some of the biggest names in fine watchmaking, including Cartier, Piaget, Richard Mille and IWC Schaffhausen, in attendance this was the world’s first chance to see some of the timepieces we’ll be coveting this year. Here’s our edit of the hottest luxury watches to look out for in 2016…
Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept Supersonnerie
An icon among the horological world for its instantly recognisable eight-sided bezel, for 2016 the Royal Oak is given a dose of Audemars Piguet’s complication mastery with the Concept Supersonnerie minute repeater. Hailed as a significant step forward in wristwatch repeaters thanks to its clear, refined sound and warm chime tone, this industrial beauty combines rugged looks with delicate acoustic artistry.
Strap: Black rubber
Movement: Manual calibre 2937
Waterproof: 20 metres
Limited edition: 50