Countdown to the World Watch Fair 2018 with the Latest from Basel world and SIHH
Watch Trends Straight from Baselworld and SIHH
As ever, this year our experienced team of watch specialists from the Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Watch Salon have been out scouring the annual Swiss watch fairs of Baselworld and SIHH, the Salon Internationale de la Haute Horlogerie, for the most important trends of the watch world.
Athletic X Leisure
As with the fashion world, sports casual is in style with many designs fusing athletics with leisure. The designs that caught our eye were packed with functionality for exercise and running, and without sacrificing style in the process.
Harry Winston Project Z12 / OCEAHR42ZZ001
Self Winding, Zalium TM Case, 42.2mm Case Diameter, Water Resistant 10 ATM
Limited Edition of 300 Worldwide
3,078,000 Yen (On sale in October, 2018)
Zenith Defy Classic / 95.9000.670/78.R584
Self Winding, Titanium Case, 41mm Case Diameter, Water Resistant 10 ATM
Building on Legacy
This Baselworld and SIHH also saw many brands building on their own quintessential classic models and rearranging them to match contemporary tastes. The resulting designs were not an exercise in nostalgia, but a perfect match for current lifestyles and fashion.
Breitling Navitimer 8 B01 Chronograph 43 / A008C-1WBA
Self Winding, Stainless Steel Case, 43mm Case Diameter, Water Resistant 10 ATM
Moritz Grossmann Benu 37 / MG-001545
Hand-wound, 18K Rose Gold Case, 37mm Case Diameter, Water Resistant 3 ATM
These brands and many more models will be featured at this year's 21st annual World Watch Fair, held at Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Store. The largest watch and timepiece fair in Japan, the World Watch Fair should be a highlight for any watch connoisseurs' calendar. Join our team in store who will be delighted to guide you through their picks for the latest trends in watches and help you find your next treasured timepiece.
The 21st Mitsukoshi World Watch Fair 2018
August 15th - 27th, 2018
10:00 - 19:00
(Closes at 18:00 on the final day)
Nihombashi Mitsukoshi Main Building 7F, Exhibition Hall
(Admittance is free of charge)