Audemars Piguet, regarded largely as a men’s brand, also set its sights on the ladies this year, releasing a number of pieces targeted squarely at women, including smaller-diameter models of the Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore as well as some Jules Audemars models. panerai replica watches This 33-mm ladies’ Royal Oak has a quartz movement and its bracelet and case are coated in no less than 648 brilliant-cut diamonds.
Jaeger-LeCoultre rarely fails to impress with its annual SIHH offerings, particularly those that scale the highest peaks air of haute horlogerie, and this year was no exception. It led off with a trio of models collectively called the Jubilee Collection, highlighted by what JLC calls the world’s most accurate perpetual calendar with tourbillon. The watch’s moniker is a mouthful: Grand Tradition Tourbillon panerai radiomir 40mm Cylindrique Perpetual Calendar with Tourbillon. As you’d expect from the name, the watch incorporates a cylindrical balance spring in its manufacture movement and also has a gorgeously decorative solid gold rotor, engraved with a replica of a gold medal won by JLC (presumably for chronometry) in 1889 at the Paris Expo.