The August issue is now available to read online, featuring insight into a panel talk at the London Watch Show (LWS) that opened channels of communication between British watch brands.
The cover star of the August issue is Giles Ellis of Brit brand Schofield who spoke on a panel at the LWS about what it means to be a British brand and how to justify the British-made label on watches. Find out what issues were raised and how the opening of discussions could help drive the British watch industry going forward.
You can also read a review about the inaugural London Watch Show, which took place at Freemasons’ Hall in July. Find out who was there and what they thought.
Also celebrating British talent, the WatchPro Hot 100 was celebrated at a party at Altitude 360 in London in early July. This issue presents the list of industry movers and shakers who made it into the 100 and a taster of the party pics.
This issue will also tell you about how GfK figures have revealed that when it comes to Christmas shopping online, November could be the new December and about a new watch-related crime wave, being labelled Courier thefts.
We’ve also interviewed Oris Group executive chairman Ulrich Herzog. Find out how the decision to focus on mechanical watches saved the company.
In terms of trends, we report on how brands are introducing designs for men where the bezel, dial and bracelet have an entire rose gold look.