It's almost customary to return to roots in the world of horology. Here are a few timepieces that accessed the rearview for inspiration to come up with a modern update.
breguet Reine de Naples 8967
The first Reine de Naples was commissioned in 1810 by Caroline Murat. The unique egg shaped dial sits elegantly on the wrist and has been used as a base for many editions over the years. This year, the creation has 117 diamonds, weighinh about 0.99ct, a self-winding movement and a balance spring and escape wheel in silicon.
omega De Ville Trésor
70 years after it's first rendition, the Omega De Ville Trésor comes in a 40 mm stainless steel case, which is presented on a blue leather strap. The dial is domed and etched with a blue pattern. Within, lies the Master Co-Axial Calibre 8910 certified as one of the finest in the industry.
panerai Luminor California 8 Days PAM00779 montblanc Heritage Automatic
Inspired by their models from the 40s and 50s, the Montblanc Heritage has the traditional salmon-color domed dial and sapphire glass with Arabic numerals. Featuring all things, the Luminor California 8 Days is a combination of 44mm Luminor case, bridge lever device over the crown, DLC-coated titanium case, California dial with a time-only display, blued hands, and 8-day power reserve movement.