Spring ends, summer comes, and all the excursions are waiting ahead. That’s the reason why in this WOW Spring Issue, readers will have the opportunities to approach many non-dress watches in both photoshoots and in-depth articles, from Rolex Daytona, Zenith El Primero, Patek Philippe Aquanut to Montblanc 1858, etc… All of them will be featured in 50 pages direct reports from SIHH Geneva and Baselworld 2019 in Switzerland.
Among these watches are four Tudor Black Bay watches, which have just launched at Baselworld, once again unveiling the history behind the legendary timepieces. Based on a legendary prototype developed in the late 1960s and proposed to the US Navy, P01 once again anchores the historical aesthetic codes and contemporary watchmaking in the Black Bay line, consolidating the commitment from the brand. Being on the cover of WOW Spring Issue also marks the first presentation of this novelty to date globally.
Another unique feature that cannot be ignored is the 10-page thematic articles on SIHH Hanoi – an unprecedented exhibition co-organized by Miluxe boutique and WOW Vietnam. Gathering unique creations from independent brands that have just appeared at SIHH, the miniature version in Hanoi is a special occasion for the watch lovers to admire rarest apparatus in 21 century, as well as figure out the stories behind through exclusive interviews with the representatives from HYT, Armin Strom, Christphe Claret and Speake-Marin.
Along with WOW Spring 2019, the readers also have the opportunity to know how the greatest minds are operating this complicating world, through the perspectives of Hermès, Montblanc, Piaget, Leica, and A. Lange & Sohne, especially the industry legend, Jean Claude Biver. To know, to understand, and to love more the beats behind delicate machines on our wrists.
Overall, in the first quarter of 2019, it’s time to look back the context of the watch market in 2018, while making predictions for the upcoming. From specialized statistics of the general watch market, to vivid stories about the emerging global pre-owned watch business, or fragmentation in the fashion watch franchising in Vietnam… All will be shown in this WOW Spring Issue, once again encapsulating the world of watches in front of our eyes.