TAG Heuer celebrates 50 years of the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 with a limited-edition duo of chronographs. Available in bold designs reminiscent of the super car’s original racing stripes, the Carrera collection takes over the Exhibition Windows on the Ground Floor.
Functional design defines pilot’s watches. Numerals, markings, and case diameter are larger for legibility when airborne, while GMT and time zone complications are commonplace. IWC Schaffhausen’s Big Pilot’s watch exemplifies the genre, with oversized crowns to improve dexterity for those wearing gloves and pressure-proof glass for sudden drops in air pressure.
A true diver’s watch can handle underwater depths of 100m or more. Tudor’s Pelagos FXD edition is a blueprint of the style – designed with luminescent hour markers and hands for legibility in dark conditions. Scuba features such as helium-escape valves and sustainable innovations including straps made from ocean waste are regular fixtures.
Sports watches arose as the gentleman-at-leisure’s timepieces of choice. Circular dials are signature to the category. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Polaris Chronograph, for one, is rendered in sapphire crystal and showcases features such as a tachymeter to measure the wearer’s speed over a fixed period. You’ll find further complications such as integrated second and minute dials to be regular tropes across the board.
Envisioned as companions to tailoring, dress watches eschew complications in favour of considered elegance. Subtle on the wrist. Precious metals are par for the course – Vacheron Constantin chooses 18-karat rose gold for its self-winding Patrimony watch, inspired by 1950s design.
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Goodbye Plastic, Hello Paper
Last year, we removed all plastic carrier bags from the store and replaced them with a 100% recyclable, and sustainably sourced paper bag, made from 40% recycled materials. The FSC® label on our bags means that the paper is responsibly sourced, helping to take care of the world’s forests.
We’re Removing Bags in the Food Halls and Gift Shop
Change is coming! From January 2023, we’ll be removing all disposable carrier bags from the Food Halls and Gift Shop. Help us reduce waste by bringing your own bag, filling an existing one or investing in our reusable juco tote.
Ground Floor — Experts in leather goods with unrivalled craftsmanship, Maison Jean Rousseau offers an array of beautifully made watch straps and bespoke customisation services. Connect with our Personal Shopping service to find out more.
Lower Ground and Ground Floor — If you have a fine watch you no longer need, visit any boutique in Fine Watches to find out its value, and in exchange we’ll load the amount onto a Harrods Gift Card for you to spend in-store.
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