Six Watches from Baselworld that Eschew Complicated Design for Clean Elegance

These watches prove that a simple design can be just as pleasing as a slew of complications…

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Visitors to the annual Baselworld watch and jewelry show are often bowled over by the sight of so many exotic complications, though these watches only rarely make it to the cases of most retailers. The debuts that are more likely to land on collector’s wrists are often simpler fare. These watches often have fewer distractions from their aesthetic mission, leading to original designs that are clean and eye-catching. Here are six timepieces from the fair that exude simple elegance.