Luxury brands create avant-garde watches that break boundaries

Audemars Piguet

Nothing can stop the watchmaker from going to the extreme. And its The Diamond Outrage cuff watch is a one-of-a-kind haute joaillerie timepiece, exploding with blue sapphires-studded spikes. Price on request

Franck Muller

The hand-polished open-worked bridges and the signature open-worked hands of the Vanguard 7 Days Power Reserve Skeleton gives wearers the pleasure of looking into the in-house crafted movement and the entire mechanism. HK$342,000

Girard Perregaux

The Neo-Bridges Automatic Titanium watch is a modern interpretation of the 19th century Esmeralda pocket watch’s architectural construction design with a new movement of perfect symmetry. Price on request

MB&F

Inspired by jellyfish, the Horological Machine N°7 Aquapod takes the creature’s form and structure with two high-domed sapphire crystal hemispheres and a central flying tourbillon topping the concentric vertical movement architecture. Price on request

Richard Mille

Collaborating with famed Formula 1 constructor McLaren-Honda, the watchmaker creates the world’s lightest split-seconds tourbillon chronograph RM50-03, weighing less than 40 grams, thanks to the use of cutting-edge technical materials. HK$7,589,250

Roger Dubuis

The new Excalibur Spider Carbon features a striking spider-type skeletonised case, coupled with the first movement plate, bridges and tourbillon upper-cage entirely made with carbon, and other components in titanium, to make it extra light. HK$1,470,000