Left, ‘Grand Bal Galaxie Andromeda’ automatic watch in yellow gold, with white opal marquetry, polished, metallised and hand-engraved gold dial, faceted gold hands, baguette diamonds, and ombre patent-calfskin strap, price on request, by Dior Watches. Cardigan, £3,425, by Akris. Boots, worn throughout, £2,750, by Balmain. ‘S33’ chair, £555, by Mart Stam, for Thonet, from Aram. Right, ‘True Thinline Studs’ quartz watch, with electrolyte-metal marquetry dial, matt-black ceramic case, crown and clasp, and black leather strap with golden studs, £1,560, by Rado. Hat, price on request, by Maison Margiela. Coat, £1,270, by Stella McCartney. As originally featured in the December issue of Wallpaper* (W*237). Photography: Toby Coulson. Watches & Jewellery Director: Caragh McKay. Fashion: Jason Hughes. Interiors: Maria Sobrino
As Baselworld 2019 kicks off, we get handy with tech-savvy women’s watch designs
Left, ‘Big Bang One Click Sapphire Rainbow’ automatic watch in white gold, with sapphire-crystal case, transparent composite-resin skeleton dial, white luminescent appliqués, white-gold bezel set with 48 baguette-cut sapphires, amethysts, rubies, topazes and tsavorites, with transparent rubber strap, £61,000, by Hublot. Jacket, £1,112, by Ports 1961. Skirt, price on request, by Balmain. Right, ‘Millenary’ manual-wind watch in white gold, mother-of-pearl, anthracite, diamonds, pink sapphire and handmade white-gold Polish bracelet, price on request, by Audemars Piguet. Top, £349, by Boss. Trousers, £700, by Jil Sander. ‘Piton’ stool, £570, by Barber & Osgerby, for Knoll.
Left, ‘Boy.Friend Skeleton’ manual-wind watch in beige gold, onyx and ADLC-edged brass, with alligator leather strap, price on request, by Chanel Watches. Coat, price on request, by Dondup. Hood, price on request, by Maison Margiela. Right, ‘Entropy 1, Cobalt Crash’ manual-wind skeleton watch with exploded movement, in rhodium, titanium and silicium, CHF28,800 (€25,100), by Fiona Krüger. Dress, £12,055, by Prada.
Left, High jewellery ‘Cadenas’ quartz watch in white gold, with snow-set diamond dial, princess-cut emeralds and white-gold clasp, crown and snake-chain bracelet, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Dress, £825, by Sportmax. Chair, as before. Right, ‘Serpenti Spiga Ceramic Five Tour’ quartz watch in black ceramic and rose gold, with polished- lacquer dial, rubellite and diamonds, £22,800, by Bulgari. Skirt, £1,600, by Louis Vuitton.
Left, ‘Br S Diamond Eagle’ quartz watch, £2,100, by Bell & Ross. Top, £635, by Stella McCartney. Jumpsuit (in hands), price on request, by Maison Margiela. Right, ’New Retro Double Jeu’ skeleton watch, £45,100, by De Grisogono. Top, £6,450; skirt, £6,750, both by Paco Rabanne. Boots, £2,750, by Balmain.