Even as the world roars back to post-pandemic life, lingering global uncertainties see watch brands treading with a certain cautiousness in their latest releases. But this does not mean there are no surprises. Instead of ultra-complicated pieces, watchmakers are proposing fresh takes on classic complications such as the chronograph.
This year, the world’s most popular complication is the focal point of several brands’ new releases, including milestone timepieces by heavyweights A. Lange & Sohne and Grand Seiko. Montblanc even brings us a new way of operating said classic complication. Here are our picks of some of the coolest chronos this year.