The phrase “hope springs eternal” has been a lot overused, in ways in which Alexander Pope – who coined it within the 18th century – could be perplexed to be taught. For the world of watches – and WOW – it has a couple of distinctive interpretations, together with a minimum of one relating particularly to steadiness springs and mainsprings! In concern #29 of WOW Indonesia, which is out now, you possibly can uncover this specific spin in our intensive function on tourbillons previous and current.
More importantly, the phrase sometimes refers to that feeling one will get on seeing the brand new watches for the 12 months, as many people have simply skilled on the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH).
While the information from the Geneva honest is forthcoming in concern #30 of WOW Indonesia, the present concern takes inventory of the 12 months that was – and introduces one new component that we hope bodes nicely for the longer term. The new WOW Awards has been a very long time coming, and the Indonesia version is glad to assist this initiative by our friends in Singapore.
Now, providing recognition for our favorite novelties of the 12 months is nothing new after all, however this one comes at it not from the attitude of patrons and collectors, not the business. That’s the core distinction, and one which the editorial staff behind WOW Indonesia absolutely helps. In this point in time, it’s key that native voices are heard and heeded – in a means, the WOW Awards rejoice the ASEAN perspective on watches.
“Like true blue lovers of watches everywhere, we remain hopeful for the year ahead. We are already looking ahead to the 2019 WOW Awards, which will be enriched no doubt by Indonesia voices,” stated Ashok Soman, Chief Editor of WOW Indonesia.
WOW Indonesia #29 is out now in native bookstores, and can be out there for obtain on the App Store and Google Pay.