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2017: New Year, New Launches

From new fashion trends to the 10th anniversary iPhone, a collection of the year’s most anticipated arrivals

2017: New Year, New Launches


EARLY 2017: Romeo Power switched on 

Arun Gunasekaran, once of Tesla, is involved in this potentially revolutionary soon-to-be-on-the-market battery pack, along with Porter Harris, a veteran of another electric vehicle pioneer, Faraday Future. 


10 - 13 JANUARY: Paul Smith at Pitti Immagine Uomo in Florence

Chosen as Special Guest for the year’s first edition of the international men's wear trade show, the British designer will present his PS by Paul Smith collection, which combines his signature traits with “elements of performance features”.


16 - 20 JANUARY: The SIHH opens its doors in Geneva

The revered watch show expands both the number of brands displaying their latest models (Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin join 28 others), and its reach, opening its doors to the public for the first time on the final day. 


FEBRUARY/MARCH: AW17 Fashion Shows 

The hottest new autumn/winter looks for 2017 on the catwalks from both sides of the Atlantic, starting in New York (9-16 Feb), before moving on to London (17-21), Milan (22-28) and ending in Paris (28 Feb-8 Mar).


28 FEBRUARY - 4 MARCH: New models at the Dubai International Boat Show

The ultimate in yacht design – and latest iterations of the finished product - will be on
display at Mina Seyahi, as the event celebrates its 25th anniversary. 

Inside Baselworld


23-30 MARCH: Glittering presentations at Baselworld 2017

The international watch and jewellery show will shine brighter than ever with a theme of diamonds, gemstones and pearls dazzling visitors.


SPRING: Mercedes E-class All Terrain arrives

Having premiered at the Paris Motor Show in September, Mercedes’ robust 4-wheel drive estate will hit the roads – or wherever you want to take in - in springtime.

Mercedes E-Class All Terrain


MID-2017: Production begins on Tesla Model 3 

Elon Musk’s “supercomputer on wheels” — which will feature autopilot software, a range of 350 kilometres and will be able to go from 0-100kph in under 6 seconds — will go into production this year ready for 2018 deliveries.

Tesla Model 3


AUTUMN: iPhone 10th anniversary model debuts

Rumours abound about how Apple will mark a decade since the first appearance of its groundbreaking smartphone – a radical redesign is said to be on the cards.

iPhone 7, the latest model in Apple's smartphone


LATE-2017:  Xbox Scorpio

Released in time for Christmas (possibly before November 21, if the name is anything to go by), the latest console from Microsoft should deliver games in stunning 4k technology.

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