On Newsstands: WOW Malaysia Fall 2020
Unstoppable Watches — A rolling stone gathers no moss!
At this point in the year when most industries are struggling, one of the key ingredients of the luxury world, the world of watches, seems to be moving ahead like a juggernaut. In fact, the latest reports show that sales of watches have easily even exceeded expectations all across the region. As such, we are witnessing not only the brisk sales of watches but also a steady flow of news related to watches launches. Of course, we are more than happy to share with you all the relevant information related to this phenomenon and we encourage you to follow us on Luxuo and World of Watches so that you do not miss any of this!
Our cover story this issue showcases the Rado Captain Cook Bronze. The epitome of the retro watch made cool, this time around, Rado highlights a watch that successfully combines the ancient material of bronze with its high tech knowhow to recreate an iconic timepiece from its past and refresh it for the times to come.
Corum’s groundbreaking LAB series is given another much anticipated entry, with the Corum LAB 02. Get educated on its a new movement and several pioneering advancements after two years of research and development yielded this fantastic new timepiece.
Seiko brings the world of video games into the fray with its Seiko 5 Sports Street Fighter V collection. See how these watches perfectly embody the excitement and competitive spirit of the iconic fighting game in a set of six timepieces, one for each of the most popular characters in the most famous fighting game series in the world.
Jacob & Co. comes together once again with Bugatti to celebrate the new Chiron hypercars with its new Twin Turbo Furious collection. Discover the exhilaration that can only be reflected in a watch by way of Jacob & Co.’s Twin Turbo Furious Bugatti 300+ as it successfully presents the aura of the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport 300+ which broke through the magical 300 mph barrier in 2019.
Meanwhile, taking advantage of the strong local market, celebrated German watch brand, A. Lange & Söhne, made the effort to open the doors of its all new boutique in Suria KLCC. We were present during this event and were given an exclusive tour of this boutique that reflects all the fineries and sensibilities of the brand with its spirit seemingly coming all the way to Kuala Lumpur from Dresden. Read about it and view the interior of the location in our magazine.
The features do not just end there. Delve into our Autumn issue and you will be given a detailed look at Blancpain’s new dive masterpieces, the reimagined Cartier Pasha as well as Rolex’s new Submariners.
In closing, the aforementioned stories are just a fraction of the multitude of features and reports we have published in this issue. That said, events have slowly started once more, especially in our capital city, but at a more cautious pace. Nonetheless, brands have been exceptionally creative in crafting activities with which to promote their new launches and we can say that it is such a privilege to watch and learn from them. Even in the absence of big overseas exhibitions, we are constantly being updated and are not left out of the loop with it comes to the arrivals of these new timepieces. As such, we truly and sincerely encourage you to stay tuned as we continue to share these happenings with you. Look out for the Autumn 2020 issue of World of Watches at your local newsstands or, even better, subscribe to us to receive the magazines at your convenience.
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