<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1204737666323810&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1" alt="facebook">
Q Insights

Jewellery insurance info, helpful guides, resources and industry-leading insights.


Jewellery Insurance

How To Solve Everyday Dilemmas With Jewellery Insurance

Welcome to our guide on navigating everyday jewellery dilemmas with the hel...

Is Watch & Jewellery Theft on the Rise in 2024?

In 2024, a concerning surge in theft threatens the world of luxury as watch...

The Sentimental Value of Insuring Your Jewellery

Jewellery can be more than a style choice. Our most precious pieces are a r...

Insurance Basics

Five Out of Five: The Top 20 Q Report Insurance Reviews

Our customers speak from the heart, and when it comes to your precious jewe...

What is a ‘No Impact Claim’ in Jewellery Insurance?

How would you feel if you lost your favourite piece of jewellery?

Does Jewellery Insurance Cover Natural Disasters?

Floods, cyclones, bushfires and hailstorms. All of these natural disasters ...

Luxury Watches

Exploring Audemars Piguet Women's Watches

In this blog, we delve into the world of women's watches, exploring how Aud...

Luxury Watch Trends to Look Out For in 2024

2024 is set to be another enticing year for luxury watch releases!

A How-To Guide To Getting Your Luxury Watch Repaired

Luxury watches are made with precision and attention to detail. But they're...

Jewellery Trends

The Enduring Appeal of Black Gemstone Jewellery

Black gemstone jewellery has an enigmatic allure that captivates the senses...

How To Create Stunning Looks With Pearls

Dive into the world of timeless elegance with our guide to styling pearl je...

Jewellery Trends in 2024: Big and Bold Statement Looks

Step into the world of haute couture and adornment as we unveil the hottest...


Keep up to date with the latest jewellery trends, insights and inspiration from Q Report.


Live Your Life in Colour: Canary Diamond Engagement Rings

Do you know diamonds come in a wide range of colours?

Lab Grown vs Natural Diamonds (What's the Difference?)

When most people think of diamonds, they think of natural diamonds.

The Surprising Science Behind Diamond Cutting

A natural diamond is as rich in history as it is in beauty. From the moment...


Proposing at Home: Do’s and Don’ts

According to a 2019 survey of 20,000 newly-engaged couples, 21 percent of p...

Are Diamonds a Good Investment?

Most people don’t consider buying diamonds until it’s time to purchase an e...

Brisbane’s Top 10 Proposal Locations

Your heart’s all a-flutter and it’s hard to sit still. So you’ve decided to...

Helpful Resources

Featured Resource

The Complete Guide to Jewellery Insurance

Access the Guide
Featured Resource

The Ultimate Guide to Luxury Watches

Access the Guide
Featured Resource

Ring Size Guide & Sizer

Download Guide

2024 is set to be another enticing year for luxury watch releases!

While 2023 was defined by colourful dials and small profiles, this year brings plenty of new trends and anticipated releases. 

This article provides an essential overview of trends to watch, brands to know and releases to explore. 

From technological and stylistic innovation to a growing interest in sustainability, these are the horological trends that will define the luxury watch market in 2024. 

1. Sustainability Matters

The Rolex Oyster Perpetual watch

In 2024, sustainability and ethical practices continue to shape the landscape of luxury watchmaking. 

With an increasing demand for responsibly sourced materials, brands are prioritising environmental impact and ethical considerations. 

Deloitte's 2022 report highlights sustainability as a significant factor influencing watch purchases, particularly in regions like China. 

In response to these consumer trends, luxury watch brands have been quick to respond. Rolex's Perpetual Planet initiative focuses on environmental preservation and resource conservation. 

Oris, the Swiss luxury watchmaker, uses innovative upcycled materials such as ghost fishing nets, also demonstrating a commitment to sustainability across the industry.

With innovations like upcycled materials and carbon-neutral production, luxury watch brands are embracing sustainability as a core value, reflecting a growing consumer preference for environmentally conscious products.

2. Emerging Technologies

The Richard Mille luxury watch boutique.

Technological advancements are always at the forefront of new luxury watch releases, with 2024 being no exception.

The Richard Mille RMUP-01 Ferrari manual winding ultra-thin limited edition watch sets a new standard with its remarkable thinness, boasting a case thickness of only 1.75 mm.

Physical Vapour Deposition (PVD) technology plays a pivotal role in enhancing both aesthetics and durability, allowing for the application of thin yet robust layers to watch components. 

This process not only transforms the appearance of materials like stainless steel or titanium but also provides added protection against scratches, rust, and moisture.

Many luxury watch brands are also pioneering new and innovative materials, such as special alloys and industrial sapphire, to enhance technical performance and durability. 

These advancements underscore the industry's commitment to blending cutting-edge technology with timeless elegance.

Resource Watch Guide - Base CTA.png

3. Customisation and Personalisation

The trend towards bespoke luxury watches is gaining momentum as individuals seek unique expressions of their style and identity. 

With bespoke watches, almost every aspect is customisable, from the dial colour to the strap type and even intricate engravings. This level of personalisation elevates the watch beyond a mere timekeeping device to a statement piece of wearable art. 

Renowned watchmakers like Artisan De Geneve, AET Remould, and MAD Paris are leading the charge, offering masterful craftsmanship and innovative customisation that cater to individual tastes and preferences. 

This growing demand for bespoke watches underscores the desire for exclusivity and personalisation in luxury timepieces.

4. Collaboration and Limited Editions

An Omega Speedmaster luxury watch.

The luxury watch industry is witnessing a surge in collaborative projects and limited-edition releases, marking a convergence of creativity and craftsmanship across diverse industries. 

Notable collaborations, such as the Louis Vuitton/Akrivia LVRR-01 Chronograph Sonnerie, showcase the fusion of expertise from LVMH and independent watchmaker Akrivia, resulting in exquisite timepieces that marry innovation with tradition. 

Additionally, men's limited edition watches like the Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch “Silver Snoopy Award” exemplify the allure of exclusive designs and historical significance, capturing the essence of luxury and collectibility.

5. Vintage Revival 

A new release from Rolex in 2024.

The enduring charm of vintage-inspired designs and heritage models continues to captivate collectors and enthusiasts in the luxury watch industry. 

These timepieces evoke nostalgia while embodying timeless elegance and craftsmanship. Rolex exemplifies this trend with its iconic GMT-Master II, blending historical appeal with modern innovation. 

Featuring a grey and black Cerachrom bezel insert and bidirectional rotatable bezel, the GMT-Master II pays homage to its heritage while offering a fresh aesthetic. 

With subtle nods to its past, this watch resonates with aficionados seeking a blend of tradition and contemporary style in their timepieces.

6. Digital Integration and Smart Features

Luxury timepieces are embracing the digital age by integrating smart features to enhance connectivity and functionality. 

From fitness tracking to smartphone connectivity, these high-end watches seamlessly blend traditional craftsmanship with modern technology. 

Brands like H. Moser & Cie and Bulgari embody this trend, with innovative designs like the Endeavour Centre Seconds Genesis and Octo Finissimo Ultra, featuring integrated QR codes linked to non-fungible tokens.

While some have seen NFTs as a passing trend, Deloitte reports that 57% of brands are currently planning to introduce non-fungible tokens as “digital twins” to their watches, serving for certification and as accessories in the metaverse.

This convergence of historical brands and digital innovation caters to a new generation of consumers, seeking both heritage and cutting-edge capabilities in their timepieces.

Future Now: Some of the Most Anticipated Luxury Watches of 2024

This year’s trending watches marry traditional appeal with contemporary flair, with classic styles housing new technologies and functionality. 

Here are three luxury watch releases that are causing a stir. 

Omega Speedmaster Chronoscope Paris 2024

Presented in the gold, black, and white colours of Paris 2024, this unique 43mm Chronoscope series celebrates OMEGA's integral role at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. It pays homage to the classic Speedmaster of the 1940s, with stunning Arabic numerals and three timers on the dial, tachymeter, pulsometer, and telemeter. Crafted in Moonshine Gold and powered by a Master Chronometer Calibre 9908/9909, this 43mm watch blends vintage charm with modern precision. 

Breitling Navitimer Automatic GMT 41mm

Breitling's new collection features GMTs and three-handed Automatic pieces in various colours, including black, silver, blue, and green. Despite debuting its design in 1952, the Navitimer GMT continues to exude contemporary style, evident in its ice-blue dial. 

Longines HydroConquest GMT 43mm

Longines surprises with its metallic-looking green dial HydroConquest GMT, a nod to the growing trend of green dials in 2024. This 43mm timepiece, introduced alongside other new GMT models, offers a blend of style and functionality, making it a standout choice and one of the most sought-after luxury watch releases of the year. 

Lastly, Don’t Forget To Insure Your Watch!

One last watch trend to consider is not quite so enticing - the rise in watch theft in 2024

With increasing numbers of robberies reported around the globe, organising the appropriate levels of cover has never been more important. 

Luckily, Q Report specialises in luxury watch insurance in Australia that covers theft, loss and damage. 

If you’re planning on purchasing a luxury watch in 2024, consider adding insurance to protect your investment. Get your free luxury watch insurance quote online now. 

New call-to-action

Jewellery Insurance Instant Quote


Jewellery Insurance Instant Quote




Related Articles

Sapphire Jewellery: A Guide for Collecto...

Immerse yourself in the timeless elegance and captivating allure of sapphir...

Exploring Audemars Piguet Women's Watche...

In this blog, we delve into the world of women's watches, exploring how Aud...

Luxury Watch Trends to Look Out For in 2...

2024 is set to be another enticing year for luxury watch releases!

Read what's next

Vector (25)

Engagement Ring Budget Calculator

What you need to save to meet your timeframe and budget is:

This has not taken cut, colour, clarity or carat, your financial situation or your partners taste into account. There are many factors that can reduce or increase the value of an engagement ring.

Not sure where to start?

Speak with one of our Q Certified Jewellers to find out what you can afford, what your partner is looking for and what will financially work best for you.

Find your local jeweller
How much would insurance cost?
Get an instant quote