Perhaps it’s best to clarify; GPHG we’re not. What we’re is a consumer-focused commerce title that seeks to discern, perceive, and anticipate the burning questions and needs of anybody who loves watches. To that finish, the classes and the novelties which were nominated or chosen as eventual winners are reflective of how a watch shopper would possibly store or embark on a decision-making course of. That stated, the chosen watches should not curated in a vacuum; a panel of two editorial employees and two collectors have been chosen to choose from the novelties of 2018.
This being our inaugural version, was an internally nominated choice throughout all manufacturers and novelties. Beginning 2019, subsequent editions of WOW Awards will invite manufacturers and readers to appoint their favourites in every class.
Bell & Ross
Some watches merely flip heads and appeal to consideration. They are what we name Wrist Presence Kings. The winner of this class have to be giant or possess intensive exterior case ornament (engraving or stone settings) or have an uncommon case form.
BR 01 Laughing Skull
Beginning in 2009 with the BR 01 Skull, Bell & Ross started to draw a cult following for its skull-inspired watches, and the model adopted up with three different “Skull” editions. The new BR 01 Laughing Skull follows the same aesthetic codes that outlined the favored assortment however up to date with matte micro-blasted metal, adorned with clous de Paris sample normally seen on traditional watch dials, and a easy automaton. The icing on the cake: Bell & Ross developed a particular in-house calibre to completely match the case through the extension of the 4 “bones”, aka bridges, securing the principle plate and forming floating structure within the centre of the timepiece.
WOW Awards consist a complete of 11 classes. Each winner can be introduced