Watch of the year announced!
Annual horology event
Geneva played host to the 15th Grand Prix d'Horlogerie (GPHG) ceremony presenting the coveted Aiguille d'Or award as well as celebrating the masters of watchmaking. The who's who of the industry were there and the winners certainly did not disappoint. Every category of watchmaking was honoured, from sports to chronograph to ladies and tourbillons. Various watches were selected by the judges beforehand and went on tour in Hong Kong and Dubai. Now though, the winning creations will make their way to London for a roadshow this month. Take a look at the timepieces that took home the winning titles.
"Aiguille d'Or" Grand Prix: Greubel Forsey, Tourbillon 24 Secondes Vision
Ladies' Watch Prize: Hublot, Big Bang Broderie
Ladies' High‐Mech Watch Prize: Fabergé, Lady Compliquée Peacock
Men's Watch Prize: Voutilainen, Voutilainen GMR
Chronograph Watch Prize: Piaget, Altiplano Chrono
Tourbillon Watch Prize: Ulysse Nardin, Ulysse Anchor Tourbillon
Calendar Watch Prize: Hermès, Slim d'Hermès QP
Striking Watch Prize: Girard-Perregaux, Minute Repeater Tourbillon with Gold Bridges
Mechanical Exception Watch Prize: Jaquet Droz, The Charming Bird
"Petite Aiguille" Prize: Habring2, Felix
Sports Watch Prize: Tudor, Pelagos
Jewellery Watch Prize: Audemars Piguet, Diamond Punk
Artistic Crafts Watch Prize: Blancpain, Villeret, Cadran Shakudō
Innovation Watch Prize: Antoine Preziuso, Tourbillon of Tourbillons
Revival Watch Prize: Piaget, Extremely Piaget Double Sided Cuff Watch
"Horological Revelation" Prize: Laurent Ferrier, Galet Square
Special Jury Prize: Micke Pintus, Yannick Pintus, Jean-Luc Perrin. The three Vacheron Constantin watchmakers who developed the Reference 57260 watch.