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Key Trend at Baselworld: Luxury Watches Are Getting Smaller

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Smaller sizes driven by the increasing popularity of vintage, trendspotter says.

Among the foremost trends from Baselworld 2016 is the downsizing of luxury watches, which is being fueled by the rising popularity of vintage, writes Arthur Touchot, the European editor of Hodinkee, for CNN.

Touchot observes that the “most exciting pieces were definitely those which fit under the cuff,” explaining that 42-45mm watches are being eschewed in favor of the 36-39mm size range. He also noted that stainless steel is an emerging trend, citing the warm reception for Rolex’s new stainless steel Daytona watch. The article includes about a dozen photos that depict these and other common threads from the show.

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