AFR Magazine Hosts Two Events To Launch Bumper Watch Issue

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 28:  AFR Magazine Watch Issue launch lunch in the tea room at the European on July 21, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Josh Robenstone/Fairfax Media).

The Australian Financial Review Magazine last week held two events in Sydney and Melbourne for top tier watch brand companies, to celebrate the August 2016 Watch Issue.

Rochelle Burbury
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It was hosted by Katrina Strickland, the Editor of the AFR Magazine and Bani McSpedden, Editor of Watch & Watch-next.com. The event was held at the Bridge Room in Sydney and in Melbourne at The ​European’s ​Tea Room.

Michaela Langely from Tiffany & Co and Editor of the AFR Magazine Katrina Strickland at the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Michaela Langely from Tiffany & Co and Editor of the AFR Magazine Katrina Strickland at the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Joel Ruiz from Hublot and Mathieu Brunisholz from Breitling attend the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Joel Ruiz from Hublot and Mathieu Brunisholz from Breitling attend the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Inigo Ohlsson from Jaeger-LeCoultre and Ruggero Pirrotta from Panerai attend the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Inigo Ohlsson from Jaeger-LeCoultre and Ruggero Pirrotta from Panerai attend the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Fairfax Media Brand Solutions and Client Development Director Michael Grenenger (left) talks to guests enjoying the AFR Watch issue launch at The Tea Room at The European. (Photo by Josh Robenstone Fairfax Media

Fairfax Media Brand Solutions and Client Development Director Michael Grenenger (left) talks to guests enjoying the AFR Watch issue launch at The Tea Room at The European. (Photo by Josh Robenstone Fairfax Media

Bani McSpedden speaks to guests at the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

Bani McSpedden speaks to guests at the AFR Watch issue launch at 44 Bridge Street on July 27, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jessica Hromas:Fairfax Media)

AFR Magazine’s August Watch issue ​was ​​​​on sale ​last Friday​. T​he issue features the highly anticipated Watch inserted magazine that treats watchmaking as the serious business it has become, catering to industry insiders and watch lovers alike. Edited by the region’s pre-eminent horological commentator, Bani McSpedden, Watch is 52 pages of the year’s best watches to salivate over.