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Updates from the world of watches: Patek Philippe, Piaget, and more

Turn your attention to the latest watch releases from these luxury brands as we help you navigate on finding the ideal timepiece to have on your wrist to match your personality this year.

We’ve been over the moon with the latest wrist gem releases to mark on your wishlist. While we do admire how each collection has its distinctive features worth loving, we’ve listed down the latest pieces from brands you’re probably already familiar with. From Patek Philippe’s elegant timepiece to a sleek skeleton beauty, we wouldn’t want to stall you any longer as the clock is ticking by, so feel free to scroll down to find out what’s on our radar.

[Hero & Featured image credit: Patek Philippe]

Patek Philippe

Refined, elegant and independent are what Patek Philippe had in mind when the first Twenty~4 collection was introduced in 1999. Dedicated to modern women, there are three latest releases worth paying attention to for its classy style as an everyday pairing. The manchette/cuff-style model with quartz movement comes in rose gold with a lustre brown sunburst dial surrounded with 34 diamonds. The 36mm automatic range with a round case features 160 brilliant-cut diamonds in either steel with an olive green sunburst dial, or rose gold with a rose-gold sunburst dial. Pick yours to suit your style and watch how it adds a great touch to your outfits. 

(Image credit: Patek Philippe)

Piaget

If you were a huge fan of the Piaget Polo, you’ll be thrilled to find that the sleek sports watch has gone through a beautiful skeleton makeover. The highly celebrated of the 1979 release of the Polo watch now comes in an intricate transparent appearance to mimic a wearable work of art. Available in clear sapphire crystal case and a slate grey finish, both styles come in a 42mm steel-cased, reduced to a 6.5mm thickness with 44 hours of power reserve and water resistance down to three atmospheres. 

(Image credit: Piaget)

Orient

Next to join the Skeleton family is the latest release of the Orient Star from the Classic collection in celebration of its 70th anniversary. The latest 38.8mm model unites classic elements with the latest technology to create the unique timepiece you’re seeing today. With a 70-hour power reserve, it comes in two colour combos in champagne dial with gold-coloured movement and a white dial with silver colour movement. Take a closer look at the eye-catching blue spiral shape on the movement that represents the milky way galaxy to symbolise the universe-inspired theme. 

(Image credit: Orient)

Girard-Perregaux 

Girard-Perregaux‘s iteration of the success of its Quasar Light and Quasar Azure models pays homage to the Lunar New Year with its latest timepiece, the Quasar Infrared. To resemble the celestial-like atmosphere, the timepiece appears on a sapphire crystal case with skeletonised hands in visionary white gold with 27 jewels on the movement. A tourbillon is positioned at the base of the dial with an automatic winding system flaunting a floating effect. As impressive as it looks, the Quasar Infrared is a delicate timepiece to have to mark the special occasion. 

(Image credit: Girard-Perregaux)

IWC Schaffhausen

We’re sure you’re familiar with Le Petit Prince – wait till you see what IWC Schaffhausen has released recently. Limited to 1,500 pieces, the beautiful 46mm stainless steel case features the latest Timezoner function that changes between different time zones. All you have to do is press down the bezel, turn it to your desired location on the city ring and release. Lastly, the look of the shiny midnight blue dial and ring made out of blue ceramics with brown leather strap adds a cooling touch to the special edition.

(Image credit: IWC Schaffhausen)

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Kuala Lumpur.

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