Style Over Tradition

Even the most conventional product categories are changing shape
Implications - Even in some of the most traditional sectors, style is becoming more important than function. Luxury timepieces used to be a static product category, with only a few brands and classic designs representing status. However, modern design and cutting-edge technology are evolving style far beyond the status quo.
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E-Paper Boarding Pass Watches - Ticketime
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E-Paper Boarding Pass Watches
Ticketime
If you've ever flown from Europe to Asia with multiple stops in between, you would definitely appreciate this watch designed by Jacky Wu, Neo Chen & Eric Liu. Ticketime is a boarding pass as well as a… [More]
$550,000 Luxury Watches - The Hysek Colosso
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$550,000 Luxury Watches
The Hysek Colosso
The Hysek Colosso limited edition watch is aptly named - it is a colossal watch both in size and in price tag ($550,000). Hysek, the watch company says it is the most complex watch ever. The case is… [More]
Watches of 2154 - Futuristic Designs by Timex & One and Co.
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Watches of 2154
Futuristic Designs by Timex & One and Co.
Timex teamed up with One and Co. to design what they imagine could be desirable watches for the future. But not the short term future of a couple of months from now; the far future of 2154. Almost 150… [More]
Custom Luxury Watches - One of a Kind Kudoke Skeleton Watches
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Custom Luxury Watches
One of a Kind Kudoke Skeleton Watches
These are Kudoke German Skeleton luxury watches. The watches are one-of-a-kind hand-made models that also comes with hand-engraving. Kudoke only makes a handful of these intricate watches so you can imagine… [More]
Braille Watches - The X-Watch
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Braille Watches
The X-Watch
The X- Watch by Damian Kozlik is a sexy X shaped L.E.D. timepiece that is designed for both sighted and blind people. Blind people can use the X-Watch by moving their fingers along the graduated watch… [More]
Gem-Filled Watches - Vlad Icobet's Shine
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Gem-Filled Watches
Vlad Icobet's Shine
The Shine, designed by Vlad Icobet, is a high tech watch which combines luxury and fashion with advanced materials. The concept watch, which is made of ceramic filled with white gemstones, uses an advanced… [More]
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