It usually takes two things for a watch to become an icon: a delightful story and an even better design. Cartier excels in the latter, as is proven by the masses who have lusted after its timeless trinkets for years.
However, when it comes to the Santos de Cartier, there is quite a tale to tell. Along with an instantly recognisable face, it is the reason we’re still talking about it more than a century after its birth.
Ahead, we look at how this timepiece seals its status as a horology legend.