Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar
The Manufacture Audemars Piguet updates the “Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar” model! A brief presentation of the four new versions and their irresistible assets…
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Aero Chronograph 65th Anniversary Swiss China
In 2015, Switzerland and China are celebrating 65 years of fruitful diplomatic relations and Hublot celebrates this historical milestone with a limited edition “Classic Fusion Aero”!
Watches: Cartier Clé de Cartier Mysterious Hours
Pre-Watches & Wonders 2015: At the forthcoming Hong Kong Haute Horlogerie presentation, the House of Cartier will officially unveil the very first “Clé de Cartier” models with complications! Here is a sneak peek at the beautiful “Clé de Cartier Mysterious Hours”…
Watches: Graham 1695 Chronofighter Oversize Navy SEAL Foundation
Graham 1695 partners with the Navy SEAL Foundation and unveils a dedicated Chronofighter Oversize model with a stealthy look and robust feel.
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture Monaco Yacht Show 2015
In a few days, the 25th edition of the “Monaco Yacht Show” will take place in Port Hercules. As Official Sponsor, the Swiss Manufacture Ulysse Nardin introduces the Official Watch of the event: a maritime-inspired creation that also presents the most travel-related function: a second time zone!
Flash News: Hermès Pendentif Boule Cloisonné Enamel Collection
Hermès expands the “Pendentif Boule” collection with three new models exploring the refinement of cloisonné enamelling with a twist: the use of white gold wires instead of the usual yellow gold partitions!
Watches: Grieb & Benzinger Blue Chips Collection
This week, German elite brand Grieb & Benzinger unveils an entire collection of hand-decorated timepieces in tribute to the colour blue. This “Blue Chips” series perfectly showcases once again the incredible expertise of the brand when it comes to traditional decorative techniques!
Flash News: A. Lange & Söhne 1815 Chronograph
Pre-Watches & Wonders 2015: In Hong Kong this year, A. Lange & Söhne will unveil a new version of the refined 1815 chronograph with pulsometer scale. A first look at this stunning addition to the collection…
Flash News: IWC Special Editions BFI London Film Festival 2015
This year again, IWC will be the official partner of the BFI London Film Festival and introduces a dedicated limited edition “Portugieser” timepiece as well as a one-of-a-kind annual calendar to be auctioned during the festival’s fundraising gala.
Watches: HYT H2 Aviator
For the first time since the launch of the brand, HYT explores the aviation world with a new member of the “H2” collection limited to just 40 pieces. A brief presentation of the stunning H2 Aviator…
Watches: Omega Seamaster 300M Master Co-Axial Spectre Limited Edition
Omega celebrates its partnership with the James Bond franchise and the launch of a new 007 movie with another creation dedicated to the Secret Service agent: the Seamaster 300M Master Co-Axial Spectre Limited Edition!
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Artemis Racing
For the 35th America’s Cup, Ulysse Nardin supports the Artemis Racing team and creates a gorgeous “Marine Diver” model in their honour: a closer look.
Watches: Cartier Ronde Croisière
This month, Cartier quietly introduces a new model: the Ronde Croisière! Despite the lack of media buzz, this new creation truly deserves our attention…
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Historiques Cornes de Vache 1955
In preparation for Watches & Wonders 2015, the third edition of the Haute Horlogerie exhibition in Hong Kong, Vacheron Constantin unveils another marvel in the “Historiques” collection: the “Cornes de Vache 1955”!
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Hourstriker Erotica Jarretière (+live pics and video)
Ulysse Nardin presents quite a provocative version of the “Hourstriker”, the brand’s hours and half hours repeater. Despite the rather daring sensual side, the watch meets all the criteria of refined high-end watchmaking!
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Lucha Libre Mexicana
After the “Día de los Muertos “, RJ-Romain Jerome celebrates a new aspect of the Mexican culture with the “Lucha Libre Mexicana” limited edition: an introduction to another extremely exciting “historical icon”!
Watches: DeWitt Academia Out of Time Only Watch 2015
The Manufacture DeWitt is also participating in the charity auction Only Watch 2015! For the occasion, this exclusive brand is unveiling an extremely refined creation combining the poetry of decorative arts with the magic of carefully-thought mechanical systems.
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Tetris-DNA
RJ-Romain Jerome continues its streak of colourful timepieces dedicated to famous arcade video games of the eighties. After Pac-Man and Space Invaders, here comes the Tetris-DNA!
Watches: Bovet Amadeo Fleurier Lady Bovet Only Watch 2015
Elegant and sophisticated: the “Lady Bovet Only Watch 2015” successfully blends the “Métiers d’Art” techniques with the very best of in-house Haute Horlogerie. A wonderful way of showing Bovet’s commitment to Only Watch and their praiseworthy cause!
Watches: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 42 Tourbillon Solo de Jazz
The partnership between Parmigiani Fleurier and the Montreux Jazz Festival goes back a long way and this year again, the high-end Manufacture pays a vibrant tribute to jazz music with another wood marquetry creation in the “Tonda 42 Tourbillon” collection.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion House of Mandela
Hublot support the House of Mandela foundation with the unveiling of two Classic Fusion models in tribute to Nelson Mandela: a brief presentation.
Watches: Linde Werdelin Oktopus Frogman
Linde Werdelin creates a special timepiece for former and current members of the Naval Special Operations Force in the Danish Military: a quick presentation!
Watches: Hublo Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono Paris Saint-Germain
Hublot honours the French football champion, the Paris Saint-Germain FC, again with a Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono: a closer look at this new creation!
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Zermatt
Hublot opens a stylish chalet-like boutique in Zermatt and celebrates this famous mountaineering and ski resort with two limited edition “Big Bang” models!
Watches: Manufacture Royale 1770 Voltige
We knew it was coming since Baselworld 2015 but we had to wait until mid-summer for Manufacture Royale to unveil its first non-tourbillon model! Despite the lack of this prestigious escapement, the rightfully-named “1770 Voltige” is as impressive as the rest of the brand’s line-up and would be a great addition to any collection!
Watches: Chopard Superfast Flyback Chronograph Porsche 919 Jacky Ickx Edition
Chopard expands the “Classic Racing” line with a new “Porsche 919” flyback chronograph model in tribute to Belgian former racing driver Jacky Ickx.
Watches: Arnold & Son Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement Guilloché
Who said that no great watches are ever unveiled during summer time? Certainly not the talented team at Arnold & Son: this month, the brand is unveiling two additional references for the “Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement” adorned with exquisite hand-guilloché dials.
Flash News: Vacheron Constantin Mécaniques Ajourées Only Watch 2015
For the charity auction Only Watch 2015, Vacheron Constantin revisits their “Mécaniques Ajourées” models introduced last year in a flamboyant red colour: a timepiece that will undoubtedly be one of the auction’s highlights…
Watches: Arnold & Son Sir John Franklin Set
Once again Arnold & Son showcases their ability to use miniature painting on mother-of-pearl to enhance the beauty of their mechanical timepieces. With a theme close to the brand’s DNA, the “Sir John Franklin Set” is another stunning example of this brand's incredible talent.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Jeans Russia
For the first edition of the Power Boat Racing that took place in the heart of Moscow, Hublot partnered with the Moscow River Imperial Yacht Club and introduced the Classic Fusion Jeans Russia.
Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931 London Flagship Edition
Jaeger-LeCoultre presents a stunning Grande Reverso Ultra-Thin 1931 to mark the opening of London flagship boutique: a closer look at this truly exclusive model…
Flash News: Richard Mille Felipe Massa 10th Anniversary Limited Editions
The 10-year partnership between Richard Mille and Felipe Massa has been extremely fruitful and to acknowledge this exceptional collaboration the Swiss luxury brand is unveiling today two great looking limited editions!
Watches: Hautlence Invictus Chronograph Collection (live pics)
Hautlence offers another demonstration of their creative approach to watchmaking with the unveiling of two new chronographs in the “Invictus” line.
Watches: HYT H1 Air Collection (+live pics)
HYT unveils an entirely new collection of limited editions: called the “H1 Air”, the new trilogy successfully plays with light and shadows to enhance the innovative contruction of their exclusive calibres.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Bol d’Or Mirabaud 77th Edition
Hublot remains the Official Timekeeper for the 77th edition of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud and the Nyon-based Manufacture releases a new Classic Fusion chronograph for the occasion! A brief introduction to this nice-looking timepiece…
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Día de los Muertos Clássico
RJ-Romain Jerome introduces three additional “Día de los Muertos” timepieces in 43 mm: a quick presentation of these newcomers!
Watches: Oris Carlos Coste Limited Edition IV
Oris pays another tribute to long-time partner Carlos Coste with a new diving watch showcasing the brand’s know-how in this domain. A great companion for the forthcoming holiday season!
Flash News: Louis Moinet Jurassic Watch
With the help of 150-million-year-old fossilised dinosaur bone Louis Moinet offers a stunning new take on the chronometer-certified Mecanograph model: introducing the breathtaking Mecanograph Jurassic!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Aero Chronograph Best Buddies
Hublot partners with Tom Brady to support the Best Buddies International charity and unveil a dedicated timepiece with a resolutely modern look. Introducing the “Classic Fusion Aero Chronograph Best Buddies”…
Watches: Omega Seamaster 300M Chrono Diver Emirates Team New Zealand 2015
For the 35th edition of the America’s Cup, Omega will support the Emirates Team New Zealand once again and the watchmaker has just unveiled a great-looking chronograph to honour these able yachtsmen.
Watches: Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Ceramica PAM577
Officine Panerai presents a new “Radiomir” model with the famous “Siluro a Lenta Corsa” and a resolutely modern black ceramic case: a closer look…
Flash News: Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Titanium
Today, Linde Werdelin introduces a monochromatic version of the successful SpidoSpeed model. Here is a brief presentation of this raw-looking chronograph!
Watches: Chopard Mille Miglia 2015 Race Edition
It is time for Chopard to introduce the 2015 limited editions of the famous “Mille Miglia” watches celebrating one of the most prestigious classic car races: a quick presentation of these exclusive creations.
Watches: Graham 1695 Silverstone RS Racing Collection (+live pics)
Graham 1695 expands their Silverstone line with three RS Racing models sold separately or as a set. Bright colours, exciting mix of materials and clear references to motor racing are the ingredients to ensure the success of these great-looking timepieces!
Flash News: Richard Mille RM 027-02 Tourbillon Rafael Nadal
With the French Open starting this week, Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal will be wearing the latest Richard Mille creation: the RM 027-02 Tourbillon. A first look at this impressive timepiece!
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Limited Editions for 2015 (+live pics)
The Le-Brassus Manufacture recently unveiled two limited versions of the famous Royal Oak Chronograph: one in tribute to Italy and another celebrating their partnership with the Queen Elizabeth II horse race. A few personal impressions and some live pictures of these new models!
Watches: Vacheron Constantin: New Overseas Models
Vacheron Constantin offers a summery makeover to two bestseller models of their sporty “Overseas” collection. Dressed in deep ultramarine blue these timekeepers strike the right balance between youthful look and timeless elegance while retaining all the identity codes of this renowned Manufacture!
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Concept (+live pics)
H. Moser & Cie makes a true statement in the form of a “Concept” collection placing the beauty and quality of the watch centre stage without all the usual evocative power that goes with a brand’s name or logo!
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Alarm Repeater (+live pics)
An introduction to yet another impressive model introduced this year by the Nyon-based Manufacture: the “Big Bang Alarm Repeater”! The perfect occasion to reaffirm all we love about Hublot..
Watches: Louis Moinet AstroMoon (+live pics)
With the AstroMoon, Louis Moinet delivers an outstanding example of their watchmaking expertise but also a superb display of their unique and irresistible aesthetic sense! A few thoughts on this impressive model released in the tenth anniversary year of the brand.
Watches: Urwerk UR-105 TA Black Orange and Black Lemon (+live pics)
After unconventional time displays, Urwerk adds unusual colour palettes to its watchmaking repertoire with the astonishing UR-105 TA Black Orange and Black Lemon models!
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d'Art Florilège 2015
Two years after the first trilogy, Vacheron Constantin finally unveils the second series of Métiers d'Art Florilège timepieces. Once again, hand-guilloché, enamel and miniature painting are combined to create magnificent exotic flower motifs!
Flash News: Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso 1931 Seconde Centrale
The Jaeger-LeCoultre Gold Cup for the 2015 British Open Polo Championship will take place next month, launching the Polo season in England. To celebrate this important sport event, the Manufacture unveils the Grande Reverso 1931 Seconde Centrale.
Watches: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity 2015 (+live pics)
After the first two beautiful renditions of the “Masterpiece Gravity” last year, Maurice Lacroix unveils another three interpretations of this cutting-edge model. All extremely good-looking with the same attention to details and finish, they still provide utterly different takes on this technical watch.
Watches: Arnold & Son Time Pyramid Guilloché (+live pics)
With the same unparalleled refinement as with each new creation, Arnold & Son revisits the surprising “Time Pyramid” and proves that its elegant transparency can also be used to showcase their flawless decorative skills.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono Kobe “Vino” Bryant
This month, a private winery in the Napa Valley provided Hublot with the perfect scenery for the unveiling of another beautiful timepiece in tribute to basketball superstar Kobe Bryant. The specificities of the movement, the uniqueness of the colour palette and the exclusivity of the models: every detail helps make these new timepieces truly collectible models!
Watches: Girard-Perregaux The Chamber of Wonders (+live pics)
With “The Chamber of Wonders”, Girard-Perregaux successfully uses the elegance of the “1966 Automatic” model to showcase their immense decorative skills. A few words and a lot of pictures to pay tribute to this exceptional trilogy!
Watches: Sarpaneva Korona K0 Northern Lights (+live pics)
Sarpaneva and Black Badger team up for a mind-blowing watch project inspired by the aurora borealis also known as the Northern Lights: three magnificent models whose irresistible appeal is further enhanced by true exclusivity! A second look…
Flash News: Arnold & Son Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement 2015 Versions
With a lot of taste, Arnold & Son expands the range of Ultra-Thin Tourbillon Escapement models with three new references preserving the aesthetic integrity of the very first “UTTE” model while introducing new and exciting design notes.
Watches: Corum Heritage Bubble Collection (+live pics)
Corum re-introduces the irresistible Bubble this year! Large size, refined rounded lines, original domed sapphire crystal and a successful nod to “Op Art”: a flawless lesson in watch design…
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Italia Independent (+live pics)
Hublot celebrates their new partner Italia independent with two limited editions as flashy as the eyewear designed by this Italian manufacturer!
Watches: Rolex Oyster Perpetual 2015 Models (+ live pics)
An explosion of colours for the new sunray dials of the legendary “Oyster Perpetual” model: once again Rolex ticks all the right boxes to revamp this iconic timepiece and make it more relevant than ever!
Watches: Oris Audi Sport Limited Edition II (+live pictures)
For the second consecutive year, Oris seems inspired by their partnership with the Audi Sport team and introduces a new limited edition model full of references to the world of racing. Let us have a closer look at this high-performance chronograph with a trendy all-black look!
Flash News: Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture: blue versions for 2015 (+live pics)
Ulysse Nardin expands the Dual Time Manufacture line with a blue alternative that looks equally great in rose gold or stainless steel: a brief introduction to this perfect travel companion!
Flash News: Richard Mille RM 060-01 Flyback Chronograph Regatta Les Voiles de Saint Barth
Richard Mille unveils another model for the sailing race “Les Voiles de Saint Barth” in a limited run of 50 pieces for the southern and northern American markets.
Watches: Breguet Tradition Répétition Minutes Tourbillon 7087 (+live pics)
With the new Tradition Répétition Minutes Tourbillon 7087 Breguet unveiled the most impressive minute repeater timepiece of this year’s Basel fair. An introduction to an outstanding creation where innovations are technological as much as they are aesthetic…
Flash News: MB&F Legacy Machine 101 Frost Limited Editions (+live pics)
Today MB&F unveils two new “Legacy Machine 101” nicknamed “Frost” for the beautiful finish covering their mainplate. Here is an introduction to these limited editions with our live pictures to help you appreciate the beauty of these creations!
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Marine Perpetual Models in Vulcanized Black Rubber with Set Bezels (+live pics)
Ulysse Nardin combines innovative gem-setting techniques and Haute Horlogerie in a laid-back “Marine” model with the right amount of colour to create the perfect summer companion for seasoned watch enthusiasts!
Watches: Tudor Fastrider Chronograph 2015 Collection (+live pics)
After the “Fastrider Black Shield” last year, Tudor expands again this chronograph collection with three new models in tribute to Ducati’s entry-level roadster: the Scrambler. Full of colours with an extremely contemporary design, these new timepieces are ready for adventure!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Las Vegas 2015
Once again, Hublot’s Las Vegas Boutique unveils a stunning series of limited edition timepieces. Let us have a look at their take on the “Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero”…
Watches: Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph Forged Carbon (+live pics)
Post-Basel 2015 Review: Last year, Bell & Ross explored a new path with the very high-tech BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph model. This great-looking watch comes back this year at Baselworld with a new forged carbon inner case.
Watches: Chopard L.U.C Quattro 2015 (+live pics)
Post-Basel 2015 Review: This year Chopard revamped the iconic L.U.C Quattro to make this exceptional model as relevant today as it was at the time of its launch in 2005!
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d'Art Savoirs Enluminés
After an exceptional SIHH 2015 with the new Harmony collection, Vacheron Constantin expands their exceptional “Métiers d'Art” collection with a new trilogy in tribute to medieval illuminations, proving once again their supremacy in the field of decorative timepieces with Fine Watchmaking content.
Watches: DeWitt Academia Out of Time (+live pics and video)
Post-Basel Review: The new “Academia Out of Time” challenges the way we perceive the passage of time. It also shows how to transform mechanical watch complications into kinetic art for the wrist!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Enamel Britto (+live pics)
Post-Basel Review: With the new Classic Fusion Enamel Britto, Hublot showcases how the traditional art of champlevé enamelling can be used to create an extremely contemporary timepiece inspired by the magic of Pop Art and Cubism.
Watches: Slim d'Hermès Collection (live pics)
Post-Basel Review: With a broad collection of decorative timepieces La Montre Hermès certainly had what it takes to impress and make the headlines during this year's Baselworld. But the real watchmaking accomplishments were to be found in the new "Slim d'Hermès" collection: without losing the timeless elegance of their past creations, the luxury Maison re-invented itself once again with a design bound to become a new icon of the brand!
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Haute Joaillerie (+live pics)
Post-Basel Review: Hublot showcased their commitment to Fine Watchmaking and their expertise with Haute Jewellery for the 10th anniversary of the mythical “Big Bang”.
Watches: Rolex Yacht-Master 37mm & 40mm Everose Gold (live pics)
Post-Basel Review: Rolex enhances the sporty side of their famous nautical model, the Yacht-Master, with the introduction of a highly sophisticated elastomer strap paired with an extremely luxurious Everose gold case! A closer look…
Watches: Hysek IO 45mm Chronograph Tourbillon (+live pics)
Post-Basel Review: With the IO 45mm Chronograph Tourbillon, the Manufacture Hysek creates the perfect harmony between assertive design and high-end complications for all the watch connoisseurs in search of exceptional creations. A closer look at this remarkable model…
Watches: Harry Winston Avenue Dual Time Automatic (+ live pics)
Post-Basel Review: With a large range of new introductions, Harry Winston once again showcased their huge watchmaking knowhow. Although all the novelties were truly impressive, it is definitely the new “Avenue Collection” that best exemplifies this brand’s unique approach to Fine Watchmaking.
Flash News: Armin Strom Gumball 3000 Collection
Baselworld 2015 Release: Armin Strom has always had a soft spot for motor racing and the Manufacture proves it once again with a clever partnership with the Gumball 3000 rally. For the occasion, no less than three new models are introduced during Baselworld 2015!
Flash News: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Carbon King Gold or Titanium
Baselworld 2015 Release: Hublot innovates once again with two new composites blending carbon fibres with metal in the Ferrari line. A first introduction to these great-looking limited editions…
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Small Seconds White Gold Models
Baselworld 2015 Release: H. Moser & Cie expands the Venturer Small Seconds line with two white gold models sharing the same in-house HMC 327 calibre and 39 mm white gold case but fundamentally different dials.
Flash News: Watches of 2015 app for iPhone & iPad
It has been a long wait but the 2015 of our beloved iPhone/iPad app is finally available on the App Store, download it now!
Flash News: Rolex Yacht-Master 40 mm & 37 mm in Everose Gold
Baselworld 2015 Release: This year, Rolex presents its very first rubber strap on two new versions of the Yacht-Master in 37 mm or 40 mm. Extremely sporty and graphically strong with their black Cerachrom bezels, the new models remain luxurious thanks to their Everose gold cases.
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Tourbillon Dual Time with Midnight Blue Fumé Dial
Baselworld 2015 Release: H. Moser & Cie offers a magnificent midnight blue fumé dial to the Venturer Tourbillon Dual Time. A first introduction to one of the most elegant tourbillon models presented this year.
Flash News: Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon 1912 Diamonds
Baselworld 2015 Release: Grönefeld adds a little sparkle to the famous Parallax Tourbillon 1912 model…
Flash News: De Bethune DB25 Quetzalcoatl
Baselworld 2015 Release: For all the aficionados of exquisitely crafted decorative timepieces, De Bethune introduces the jaw-dropping DB25 Quetzalcoatl!
Flash News: RJ-Romain Jerome Subcraft
Baselworld 2015 Release: RJ-Romain Jerome transforms its Spacecraft models into the new Subcraft timepieces. The recipe remains the same, though: the use of an extremely original movement with an atypical case!
Flash News: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater
New Release: The minute repeater is one of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s favourite high complications. With the Master Grande Tradition Minute Repeater, the Grande Maison revisits this symbol of Haute Horlogerie with elegance and refinement.
Flash News: Arnold & Son TBTE Tourbillon
Baselworld 2015 Release: Arnold & Son’s Royal Collection welcomes another outstanding example of Haute Horlogerie with the new TBTE Tourbillon model limited to just 28 pieces.
Flash News: Clerc Genève Hydroscaph GMT Power Reserve Chronometer
Baselworld 2015 Release: This year Clerc Genève will officially unveil a brand new Hydroscaph model with GMT and Power Reserve functions and the usual aesthetics of this great collection!
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Tourbillon 5-Day Power Reserve (+live pics)
Hublot places a Haute Horlogerie calibre with tourbillon escapement inside the beautifully re-designed Big Bang case and creates two perfect illustrations of how Fine Watchmaking can respect tradition while embodying Modernity at the same time!
Watches: ArtyA Son of Gears Shams Collection
Pre-Basel 2015: A sneak peek at ArtyA’s brand new Shams collection before our live Basel report on these skeleton timepieces with a lot of character…
Flash News: Ulysse Nardin Vivaldi Music Watch (+live pics)
Pre-Basel 2015: Ulysse Nardin revisit the innovative timepiece with music box mechanism they introduced two years ago and move from an easy listening song made famous by Frank Sinatra to one of Vivaldi's violin concertos.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Full Magic Gold
Pre-Basel 2015: Hublot offers yet another “Big Bang Unico” model with Magic Gold. Before Baselworld next week, let us have a quick look at this new timepiece…
Flash News: Breva Genève Genie 03 Anemometer
Barely two months after officially introducing the Genie 03 Speedmeter, Breva Genève already offers another rendition of this irresistible model with the new Genie 03 Anemometer that draws its inspiration from the world of sailing with white and blue accents.
Flash News: 4N MVT01 Sapphire Planet
Pre-Basel 2015: 4N introduces a transparent version of the MVT-01 model featuring a stunning monobloc sapphire case and some appealing new colour touches. A first look…
Watches: Angelus U10 Tourbillon Lumière
Pre-Basel 2015: at Basel this year, La Joux-Perret will officially re-launch the Swiss watch manufacture Angelus with a surprising 25-piece limited edition model named U10 Tourbillon Lumière! A few thoughts about this unexpected watch…
Watches: F.P. Journe Octa Automatique Lune (+live pics)
During the Geneva Week, F.P. Journe unveiled a revamped version of the legendary “Octa Automatique Lune” model. Here is a small introduction to a classic revisited…
Watches: Manufacture Royale Androgyne Origine 245th Anniversary Limited Editions (+live pics)
Manufacture Royale celebrates the 245 years since its creation with two limited edition versions of the Androgyne model. No small customisation, though, to mark this important milestone but a true reworking of the timepiece and the introduction of a new movement!
Watches: Audemars Piguet Millenary Lady Hand-Wound (+live pics)
SIHH 2015: Audemars Piguet introduces a new calibre entirely developed for women and the “Millenary” case. After the superb automatic Millenary 4101 for gents in 2011, here comes the equally stunning manually-wound Millenary 5201 collection for the ladies!
Watches: Pierre DeRoche TNT Royal Retro 43 Bonnie & Clyde
Pre-Basel 2015: Pierre DeRoche unveils two new takes on the stunning TNT Royal Retro and its six retrograde seconds hands. Playing the contrasts of black & white in high-tech materials, here are the new TNT Royal Retro 43 Bonnie & Clyde…
Watches: Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon
Pre-Basel 2015: With the “Constant Force Tourbillon” Arnold & Son offers once again a convincing example of the extent of their Fine Watchmaking expertise and refined aesthetic sensibility. Here is a first introduction to this remarkable timepiece before our full Baselword coverage…
Flash News: Frédérique Constant Worldtimer with Blue Dial
Pre-Basel 2015: Frédérique Constant expands the Worldtimer family with a stunning new navy blue version featuring an anthracite grey world map on its centre.
Flash News: HYT H3
Pre-Basel 2015: Two weeks before Baselworld, HYT finally reveals the much-anticipated H3 model! This innovative timepiece offering a linear display of time was well worth the wait: it is both completely different from the brand’s previous propositions but at the same time perfectly in line with their DNA. A first look at this impressive timepiece…
Watches: Breva Genève Genie 03 (+live pics & video)
Breva Genève continues to explore new complications with an extremely futuristic-looking Genie 03 model crafted in titanium and housing the very first mechanical speedometer seen on a wristwatch!
Watches: Sarpaneva Korona K0 Northern Lights
Pre-Basel 2015: Stepan Sarpaneva will once again enchant the watch lovers in Basel with the magic of its moon face and the help of colourful super-luminescent materials. A first discussion of the “Korona K0 Northern Lights” models before our full Baselworld story…
Flash News: Bremont E-Type MKI & MKII
Pre-Basel 2015: Bremont strengthens their Jaguar partnership with the unveiling of two new timepieces in tribute to the E-Type sports cars. Some initial impressions on two watches that will officially be presented during Baselworld…
Watches: MB&F Horological Machine N°3 MegaWind Final Edition (+live pics)
Pre-Basel 2015: Maximilian Büsser closes an important chapter of MB&F’s story with the final version of the already legendary “Horological Machine N°3”! All black with stunning green Super-LumiNova, the 25 pieces of this MegaWind Final Edition are bound to be a hit, sought-after by the brand’s many collectors…
Watches: A. Favre & Fils Phoenix 10.3 Twin Regulator with Differential Gear (+live pics)
After a few years without new models to present, A. Favre & Fils finally reveals the Phoenix 10.3, a stunning creation that beats at the average rhythm of its two regulating organs!
Flash News: Arnold & Son Dial Side True Beat Steel
Pre-Basel 2015: Arnold & Son reveals another timepiece that will be officially presented during the Basel fair! The Dial Side True Beat in stainless steel looks as stunning as the red gold version unveiled last year and is definitely as technically impressive!
Watches: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Models with Flinqué Dials
Pre-Basel 2015: No more than a month before the opening of the biggest watch exhibition in the world and Girard-Perregaux gives us a preview of this year’s creations with two beautiful models in the 1966 collection showcasing the much appreciated guilloché technique.
Watches: Louis Moinet 20-Second Tempograph Collection (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: Louis Moinent plays with the retrograde function to animate the dial of their new creation: the 20-Second Tempograph. Available in three limited versions, this new model bears all the aesthetic elements that define the brand and make it so desirable!
Flash News: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Racing Models
Pre-Basel 2015: Hublot gives us a magnificent preview of their Baselworld 2015 introductions with two new Big Bang Ferrari models emphasising the racing spirit of the Maranello-based car manufacturer.
Watches: De Bethune DB25 T Zodiac (live pics & video)
De Bethune unveils another collaboration with expert engraver Michèle Rothen: the DB25 T Zodiac. Part of “The Classics” line, this new creation in tribute to tower clocks and zodiac signs perfectly showcases the brand’s expertise both on a technical and an aesthetic level.
Flash News: Glashütte Original PanoMaticLunar and PanoReserve: New Models
Pre-Basel 2015: Glashütte Original grants us a preview of what to expect during Baselworld this year with two new versions of the PanoMaticLunar and PanoReserve models. A first introduction to these appealing new versions of these emblematic timekeepers…
Photo Report: Hublot Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour (live pics)
A second look at the flamboyant Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour with some live pictures to enjoy them fully!
Flash News: HYT H1 Cigar
In collaboration with a Singapore-based cigar bar, HYT introduces a great customised version of their H1 model! Let’s have a look at the new H1 Cigar…
Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication (live pics & video)
SIHH 2015: This year as usual, Jaeger-LeCoultre had a wide range of beautifully crafted models to present that perfectly showcase the incredible know-how of this prestigious Manufacture. The Master Grande Tradition Grande Complication model, though, was one of the highlights of this year’s vintage. A closer look…
Watches: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Meteorite (+live pics)
SIHH 2015: Parmigiani Fleurier reveals yet another side of the elegant Tonda 1950 collection with two Special Edition models in titanium featuring stunning meteorite dials. A few thoughts on these timepieces and a photo report from the SIHH exhibition…
Flash News: Arnold & Son HM Goats
As preparations are under way all over the globe for the Chinese New Year 2015, Arnold & Son present their elegant homage to the upcoming lunar year with the stunning HM Goats limited edition. A small introduction to this magnificent creation…
Watches: Bovet Dimier Recital 17 7-Day Triple Time Zone Moon Phase (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: With a triple time zone and moon phase complication Bovet shows the versatility of the Virtuoso II calibre and introduces another stunning “Récital” piece to the “Dimier” collection.
Watches: Roger Dubuis Excalibur 42 Automatic Skeleton Collection (+live pics)
SIHH 2015: Roger Dubuis chose the Excalibur 42 line to present their very first skeleton timepiece with an automatic calibre. A small introduction to the three equally stunning renditions of this “Excalibur 42 Automatic Skeleton” with live pictures from the exhibition…
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Black Ceramic and Magic Gold
Geneva Week 2015: Some live pictures of the latest addition to the fast-expanding “Big Bang Unico” collection: the Big Bang Unico Black Ceramic and Magic Gold!
Flash News: Hautlence HL-RS 01 Honeycomb
Hautlence expands the HL-RS line with a new version of the HL-RS 01 featuring a honeycomb grid on the dial.
Watches: Greubel Forsey GMT Platinum & GMT Black ADLC Titanium (+live pics)
SIHH 2015: Greubel Forsey extends the visually striking GMT collection with two new creations at the opposite sides of the watchmaking aesthetic spectrum.
Watches: Ludovic Ballouard Upside Down Meteorite
Geneva Week 2015: Ludovic Ballouard introduces another extremely refined rendition of the puzzling “Upside Down” model. A closer look at this new creation…
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Hannibal Minute Repeater Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: Ulysse Nardin continues the series of Minute Repeater Westminster Carillon featuring Jaquemarts with a new model that pays homage to one of the world’s greatest military commanders: Hannibal Barca.
Watches: DeWitt Academia Grand Tourbillon (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: With a complex manufacture tourbillon movement, a sophisticated open-worked dial, and an iconic case, DeWitt’s new Academia Grand Tourbillon ticks all the right boxes to become an instant success! An overview of a refined timepiece that dares to be different…
Flash News: Arnold & Son Royal TEC1 Tourbillon Chronograph Palladium
Pre-Basel 2015: Arnold & Son presents another perfectly accomplished version of the high-end Royal TEC1 Tourbillon Chronograph as a sneak peek of their Baselworld introductions. With its palladium case and black guilloché dial, the watch is absolutely stunning: just like the rest of this brand’s production!
Flash News: Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono Ceramic King Gold
Marcello Lippi visits the Hublot Manufacture in Nyon and for this occasion the brand releases a new version of the Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono presented last year.
Watches: Urwerk UR-110 Eastwood (+live pics & video)
Geneva Week 2015: This Geneva Week and SIHH brought a lot of unoriginal models — hardly revisited versions of best-sellers — but Urwerk was there to spice things up with two highly unconventional yet extremely refined interpretations of their impressive UR-110 model. Bringing wood and tweed into the world of Fine Watchmaking, the new UR-110 Eastwood were among the best watches in show!
Watches: Zenith Academy Georges Favre-Jacot (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: Zenith marks its 150th anniversary with a stunning limited edition model featuring a complex fusée and chain system to ensure a constant force. Let us have a look at the sophisticated Academy Georges Favre-Jacot!
Watches: Richard Mille RM 019-02 Tourbillon Fleur (+live pics and video)
SIHH 2015: This year, Richard Mille only introduced ladies watches during the Geneva exhibition but with the RM 019-02 Tourbillon Fleur the show was absolutely breathtaking! An amazing model with a flower automaton hiding a mobile flying tourbillon…
Watches: Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858 Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères Vasco da Gama (+live pics)
SIHH 2015: Montblanc presents a mind-blowing homage to Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama with the “Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères”, a timepiece featuring an unusual and impressive world time display in addition to a local and a home time as well as a tourbillon!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Aeromoon (+live pics)
Geneva Week 2015: Hublot introduces a new complication in the “Classic Fusion” collection: the “Complete Calendar”! In titanium or King Gold, the “Aeromoon” is a perfectly stylish model with Hublot’s contemporary twist. Another beautiful achievement for the brand…
Watches: Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon (+live pics & video)
SIHH 2015: Attention everyone, this is a real show-stopper! Welcome the new “Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon” that marks the entry of Roger Dubuis into a very high-end sport segment only addressed by another brand so far…
Watches: Audemars Piguet Two-Tone Royal Oak Models (+live pictures)
SIHH 2015: In answer to the ever-growing vintage-inspired trend that has hit the watch industry, Audemars Piguet re-introduces the once very much-admired two-tone Royal Oak models. Through subtle changes, though, the renowned Manufacture manages to add an irresistible contemporary appeal to these new creations.
Watches: Christophe Claret Aventicum (+ live pictures)
Geneva Week 2015: Christophe Claret reveals his interest for History and the Roman Empire in particular with a tribute to Marcus Aurelius and the excavations in the ancient metropolis of Aventicum. No mind-blowing complications this time but the creation of a micro-sculpture and the use of a new magnifying process making it look like a floating hologram.
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Classico Goat
The saga of the Goat continues this week with Ulysse Nardin’s interpretation of the Zodiac sign for the forthcoming Chinese year.
Flash News: Piaget Altiplano 41mm Chronograph
SIHH 2015: Piaget offers the first complication to the “Altiplano” line and breaks two more world records in the field of thinness.
Watches: Speake-Marin Jumping Hours (+live pics and videos)
Geneva Week 2015: Peter Speake-Marin continues his reflections on the symbolism of time with a new “Mechanical Art” model: the Jumping Hours. A first look at this unusual and highly exclusive timepiece!
Watches: Bvlgari’s Pre-Basel Introductions
Pre-Baselworld 2015: Two months to go before Basel’s annual watch fair and Bvlgari enters the “sneak peek” competition with two stunning pieces! With a magnificent blue sapphire dial, they revisited two of their most iconic creations: the “Bvlgari Bvlgari” and the “Octo”.
Flash News: Baume & Mercier Clifton Big Date and Power Reserve
Pre-SIHH 2015: This year, expect more fine models in the “Clifton” collection: Baume & Mercier is offering a nice preview of their SIHH introductions with the “Clifton Big Date and Power Reserve”…
Flash News: Longines Master Worldtime Singapore 50th Anniversary
Longines introduces a limited edition of the Master Worldtime to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. A timepiece only available in the Longines boutiques of this island nation…
Watches: Arnold & Son Golden Wheel
Pre-Basel 2015: Arnold & Son releases another insanely beautiful timepiece with a unique combination of complications and a breathtaking design. Let us have a closer look at the amazing Golden Wheel before it is officially presented at Baselworld 2015!
Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Calendar Meteorite
Pre-SIHH 2015: This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces more sophisticated versions of the “Master Calendar” model with exquisite meteorite dials. Here are our first impressions of these timepieces before our SIHH report with live pictures and videos!
Watches: Bremont Kingsman Special Edition
Matthew Vaughn’s new film Kingsman: The Secret Service will soon be released and Bremont reveals their association with this project by unveiling the three special edition timepieces worn on screen by the actors of this production.
Watches: Montblanc Heritage Spirit Orbis Terrarum
Pre-SIHH 2015: Montblanc introduces a very fine world timer in their “Heritage” line with an unusual and very intuitive multi-layer representation of the day and night zones on the world map. Let us have a first look at this Spirit Orbis Terrarum!
Watches: Panerai Luminor 1950 Sealand Year of the Goat (PAM848) (+live pics)
Pre-SIHH 2015: Like many manufactures, Officine Panerai offers its own version of the “year of the Goat” timepiece. However, the watch that should be officially introduced in Geneva for the SIHH hides a few surprises…
Watches: Harry Winston Midnight Feathers Automatic 42mm
Pre-Baselworld 2015: While we are preparing for the Geneva week, the pre-Baselworld releases are starting to arrive. Harry Winston starts the sneak peek series with great fanfare with the amazing Midnight Feathers Automatic 42mm. Let us have a first look at this refined creation!
Watches: Cartier Rotonde Annual Calendar
Pre-SIHH 2015: Cartier reduces the size of its Rotonde Annual Calendar and uses this opportunity to rework the design and layout of this beautiful model. Let us have a first look at these new watches just two weeks before the SIHH 2015!
Watches: Roger Dubuis Excalibur 42 Automatic Skeleton
Pre-SIHH 2015: Roger Dubuis unveils an amazing automatic version of the Excalibur 42 Tourbillon Skeleton model. Let us have a first look at a timepiece both technically and aesthetically breathtaking…
Watches: Richard Mille RM 011 Flyback Chronograph Yellow Storm
Richard Mille’s US boutiques network has received the stunning RM 011 Flyback Chronograph Yellow Storm. Let us have a look at this impressive limited edition and all the technical elements it showcases…
Watches: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Automatic Blue Hour
Girard-Perregaux introduces two beautiful blue versions of its classic time-and-date-only 1966 model featuring white or pink gold cases: a perfect blend of watchmaking tradition and modern refinement!
Watches: IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar
Pre-SIHH 2015: This year, the Schaffhausen manufacture revisits the myth of the “ Portugieser”! Just a few weeks before the much-anticipated Geneva exhibition, they offer us a magnificent teaser: the Portugieser Annual Calendar…
Watches: Cartier Rêves de Panthères
Pre-SIHH 2015: The House of Cartier unveils a stunning Haute Horlogerie creation for discerning ladies with a taste for High Horology. This “Rêves de Panthères” will be officially presented during the SIHH in January 2015.
Watches: Romain Gauthier Prestige HMS Ten Collection
In celebration of the first ten years of his Manufacture, Romain Gauthier releases the “Prestige HMS Ten” in three limited editions of just 10 pieces each. A closer look at these stunning creations…
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico World Poker Tour
With two stunning timepieces presented during the WPT Five Diamond World Poker Classic in Las Vegas, Hublot finally enters the world of poker and signs yet another great partnership to become the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the World Poker Tour!
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Perpetual GMT Boutique Edition
Ulysse Nardin presents a 250-piece Boutique Edition of its stunning 43 mm Perpetual Calendar Manufacture model with second time zone. The exclusivity of platinum and the appeal of royal blue make the newcomer difficult to resist to!
Watches: Konstantin Chaykin Decalogue Luah Shana Hand-Engraved Rose Gold (+live pics)
After a beautiful Decalogue Luah Shana in steel presented at Baselworld, Konstantin Chaykin offers a truly refined rose gold rendition with magnificent hand-engravings to adorn the case and bezel of this unique Jewish-inspired timepiece.
Flash News: HYT H1 Sand Barth
HYT releases a new rendition of the H1 model that embodies the barefoot and low key vibe of Saint Barthélemy, the small gem of the Caribbean so appreciated by discerning travellers from all around the world…
Watches: Audemars Piguet Millenary Quadriennium (+live pics)
At Watches & Wonders 2014, Audemars Piguet introduced a new chapter in the exciting story of its unusual Millenary collection: the Millenary Quadriennium. A closer look at this exceptional timepiece with live pictures from the exhibition…
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion ForbiddenX Collection (+live pics)
Hublot unveils the second chapter of their fruitful partnership with cigar manufacturer Arturo Fuente: four stunning watches in elegant shades of brown with tobacco leaves on the dial!
Watches: Breitling New Releases
An overview of Breitling’s latest introductions…
Watches: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Squelette
Pre-SIHH 2015: At the next Palexpo watch exhibition, Parmigiani Fleurier will officially introduce a magnificent skeleton version of its successful Tonda 1950 model both in male and female versions. While waiting for a live presentation, let us introduce these elegant watches.
Flash News: Piaget Altiplano 38mm Goat
In anticipation of the Year of the Goat, Piaget offers their artistic take on this sign of the Chinese zodiac with a new Altiplano model in 38 mm set with brilliant-cut diamonds and featuring a cloisonné enamel dial.
Flash News: Oris Aquis Date Orange Gun-Metal Grey PVD
Oris expands the Aquis diver’s watch range once again with the new Aquis Date Orange, a visually striking model that plays on the nice contrast of bright orange and matte black for excellent visibility under water.
Watches: Bell & Ross BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph
With the “BR-X1 Skeleton Chronograph” Bell & Ross introduces a brand new collection that blends innovative design with cutting-edge technology to offer the next logical step after the iconic BR-01!
Watches: Arnold & Son HM Pandas
Arnold & Son shows its creative side with the gorgeous HM Pandas, a perfectly crafted model showcasing the brand’s expertise with hand-engraving and hand-painting as well as its flawless sense of style.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari 305 Miami
Hublot’s Bal Harbour boutique unveils once again two stunning limited edition models in tribute to the famous area code “305”. Part of the “Big Bang Ferrari” line, these very limited models are definite must-haves for Hublot collectors…
Watches: Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica PAM580
Pre-SIHH 2015: As a nice preview of what to expect at the upcoming SIHH, Officine Panerai unveils the great-looking Luminor 1950 3 Days Chrono Flyback Automatic Ceramica PAM580, a timepiece in perfect line with the manufacture’s unmistakable style!
Watches: Linde Werdelin Oktopus II Moon Sculpted Multi-Layered Carbon
For the end of the year, Linde Werdelin seems to be inspired by the “Oktopus Moon”: after the celestial and poetic Oktopus II BluMoon introduced not so long ago, the brand returns to Earth and technology with an amazing model showcasing a 3-Dimensional Thin Ply carbon case!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Cricket
With the new Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Cricket, Hublot makes a dramatic entrance into the world of cricket and adds a new sport to the long list of its fruitful partnerships. In titanium or King Gold, the newcomer is undoubtedly a great rendition of the “Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero” and should appeal to many a cricket devotee!
Flash News: Graham 1695 Chronofighter Oversize SuperLight GT Asia
Graham 1695 pays another tribute to the GT Asia Series with a new Chronofighter Oversize SuperLight in black carbon nanotube stamped with the GT Asia logo.
Watches: Girard-Perregaux Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon Phases Mechanics of Art Deco
Girard-Perregaux offer a sapphire dial to the “Vintage 1945 Large Date Moon Phases” and combine the beauty of the timeless Art Deco case with the modernity of their flawless movement construction.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Magic Gold
Pre-Geneva Week 2015: Hublot unveils the third model featuring the brand’s patented “Magic Gold”. This revolutionary scratch-resistant 18-karat gold suits the “Big Bang Unico” beautifully and the new timepiece is clearly as desirable as its two predecessors!
Watches: Panerai Radiomir 3 Days GMT Oro Rosso PAM598 (+live pics)
During Watches & Wonders 2014, Panerai introduced an interesting Special Edition model of the historic 47 mm Radiomir. The new watch with a luxurious red gold case and beautiful blue dial houses the in-house P.3001/10 calibre with 3 days of power reserve.
Watches: Urwerk EMC Collection (+live pics & video)
With two well-deserved awards at the highly competitive Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève 2014, Urwerk’s puzzling “Electro Mechanical Control” deserved a closer look with live pictures of its two equally appealing renditions.
Watches: Louis Moinet Vertalor Tourbillon
Louis Moinet introduces the Vertalor Tourbillon, a refined tourbillon model offered in rose or white gold.
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Berlin-DNA
RJ-Romain Jerome celebrates 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and create the Berlin-DNA timepiece to help the East Side Gallery preserve the 106 large paintings by artists from all over the world that adorn the longest open air gallery in the world!
Flash News: Hautlence HL-RQ 04 & 05 (+live pics)
Hautlence successfully expands the HL-RQ line with avant-garde models using cutting-edge design to enhance the mechanical beauty of their iconic in-house movements.
Flash News: Ralph Lauren Sporting Automotive Chronograph
Pre-SIHH 2015: Ralph Lauren kicks off the pre-SIHH releases this year on Watch Agora with a well-executed chronograph version of the “Sporting Automotive”. Let us have a first look at this watch before our SIHH coverage…
Watches: Armin Strom Skeleton Pure: the Whole Collection (+live pics & videos)
After Salon QP in London, the entire Skeleton Pure collection by Armin Strom is now revealed! Earth, Water, Air, or Fire: take your pick at these refined and contemporary skeleton models showcasing the manufacture’s incredible expertise.
Watches: Vacheron Constantin The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac - Year of the Goat
On February 19, 2015 we will enter the “Year of the Goat” in the Chinese calendar: in preparation for this New Year, Vacheron Constantin unveils the next “Legend of the Chinese Zodiac”: the “Year of the Goat”…
Watches: Hublot King Power Los Angeles Lakers
Hublot finally unveils its first tribute to the Los Angeles Lakers, the famous basketball team that has been its partner since January 2013. With abundant touches of yellow and purple, the watch honours the Lakers and stands out from the crowd of too conventional sports models found on the market…
Watches: Linde Werdelin Oktopus II BluMoon
Linde Werdelin introduces another beautiful iteration of its extremely appealing Oktopus II Moon model, the Oktopus II BluMoon, featuring stunning touches of Royal blue. And a brand new engraving on the case back!
Flash News: Perrelet Turbine XL Red
Perrelet’s Turbine XL plays with the powerful contrast of black and red: two new additions to a successful family of watches that should easily find their place on the market.
Flash News: Armin Strom Skeleton Pure Collection
Through the new “Skeleton Pure” collection, Armin Strom proves that skeleton work can be resolutely modern and appealing to a younger generation of watch aficionados. Not only do the new timepieces brilliantly showcase the manufacture expertise in this field, they also evidence the brand’s sharp and unique sense of style.
Watches: Bvlgari Octo Solotempo All Blacks (+live pics)
Bvlgari strengthens its links with the “All Blacks” and unveils a brand new tribute to this famous rugby team from New Zealand: the Octo Solotempo All Blacks, a model that combines the natural elegance of a Bvlgari timepiece with the beauty of Maori tattoo art.
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Día de los Muertos Resucitado
With the “Día de los Muertos Resucitado” RJ-Romain Jerome continues a beautiful series started in 2012 to celebrate the Mexican holiday. After three batches of timepieces with a “calaveras” appliqué, the design team has not lost its inspiration: the newcomers are as stunning and desirable as the previous iterations!
Watches: MeisterSinger Circularis Collection
MeisterSinger introduces a new collection, the Circularis, with a specially-designed movement that reflects the brand’s aesthetic codes and its high-end quality standards. Three beautiful timepieces that revisit the brand’s famous single-hand watch concept!
Flash News: Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronometer Boutique Edition
Ulysse Nardin introduces the Marine Chronometer Boutique Edition, a sharp-looking timepiece especially created for the brand’s embassies around the world and a striking manifesto of what the brand is capable of.
Watches: Chronoswiss Sirius Lion Heart
In partnership with Antiquorum, Chronoswiss put a sensational Métiers d’Art timepiece to online auction for the Make-A-Wish Switzerland Foundation.
Flash News: Raidillon Racing Chronograph 24 Hours
Raidillon honours the famous “24 Hours of Le Mans” race with a lively chronograph model that should arouse the interest of all the motorsports fans with a weakness for fine timepieces. A closer look at this great-looking model…
Watches: Arnold & Son HMS1 Guilloché Models
Arnold & Son expands the Royal Collection with two stunning HMS1 models featuring refined guilloché dials. Let us have a look at these delightfully classic watches with a British twist.
Flash News: Chopard Mille Miglia Chronograph Porsche Club of America
Chopard and the Porsche Club of America unveil a colourful chronograph to celebrate their mutual 2015 anniversaries. A closer look at a great-looking and exclusive model for motorsports fans that could be delivered to you just before Christmas!
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Small Seconds Bucherer Edition
H. Moser & Cie pays a vibrant tribute to Bucherer with a new version of the refined Venturer Small Seconds that turns the aesthetic codes of this classic timepiece upside down without jeopardising its timelessness.
Watches: Cartier Pasha Skeleton Dragon Manual 42mm Collection (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: The world of Chinese imagery seems to inspire Cartier’s Fine Watchmaking team as they present three interpretations of the perfect encounter between High Jewellery and Haute Horlogerie for women.
Watches: Girard-Perregaux Traveller Moon Phase, Large Date and GMT models (+live pics)
Girard-Perregaux extends its "Traveller" collection again with another model showcasing all the versatility one expects from a travelling watch companion both from a design and a function point of view. A model bound for success...
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Calibre 2253 Empreinte du Dragon (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: "L'Empreinte du Dragon": the name of this new Patrimony Traditionnelle Calibre 2253 is already an invitation to travel into the fascinating world of artistic crafts that few Manufactures master as well as Vacheron Constantin. A closer look at an exceptional timepiece...
Watches: Montblanc Collection Villeret 1858 Metamorphosis II (+live pics & video)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Four years after its initial presentation, Montblanc's mechanical transformation concept is finally ready for production and the watchmaking team at Villeret is proud to present the Metamorphosis II, an exceptional model limited to just 18 pieces.
Watches: Baume & Mercier Clifton 8-Day Power Reserve (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: To mark its 185th anniversary, Baume & Mercier chose the Watches & Wonders exhibition to unveil a stunning 45 mm Clifton in red gold with an impressive in-house calibre boasting 8 days of power reserve!
Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Ivy Minute Repeater (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Jaeger-LeCoultre offers a new Rendez-Vous to all demanding women in love with Haute Horlogerie and artistic crafts with a splendid “Ivy Minute Repeater” model unveiled during the Honk Kong exhibition.
Watches: Rotonde de Cartier Second Time Zone Day and Night Collection (+live pics & video)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Cartier reinforces its mid-level range with three equally stunning versions of the Rotonde de Cartier Second Time Zone Day and Night, a model that combines the refined aesthetic codes of this great Maison with sensible and beautifully displayed complications.
Watches: IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Ocean Racer
For its second involvement with the Volvo Ocean Race and the Abu Dhabi Racing team, IWC offers the numerous aficionados of the sporty Portuguese Yacht Club a stunning limited edition to consider for their collection.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari 60th Anniversary North America
Hublot marks the 60th anniversary of Ferrari’s presence in North America its own way: by unveiling another beautiful chronograph in this very successful and highly collectible Big Bang Ferrari collection!
Watches: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Enamel Collection
Girard-Perregaux presents an artistic take on the iconic 1966 model with three limited editions showcasing the brand’s expertise with enamel. Three exceptional creations that combine the brand’s Fine Watchmaking talents with extremely refined decorative crafts.
Watches: Roger Dubuis Hommage Minute Repeater Tourbillon Automatic (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders: Roger Dubuis expands the refined “Hommage” collection with the introduction of a beautifully designed Minute Repeater Tourbillon Automatic: when technical complexity meets aesthetic perfection!
Watches: Vacheron Constantin L'Eloge de la Nature (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Vacheron Constantin unveils a new opus in the stunning “Métiers d’Art” saga with three-of-a-kind timepieces combining exquisite decorative techniques with the prestige of a calibre stamped with the Geneva Seal.
Flash News: Hublot Big Bang Chukker Bang Tang Polo Club
Hublot becomes the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch for Tang Polo Club and “China Open Polo Tournament 2014” and celebrates this occasion its very own usual way: with a stunning new watch!
Watches: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Dual Time Collection
Girard-Perregaux adds another complication to the long list of those already mastered in the 1966 collection. With the new 1966 Dual Time, all the frequent travellers with classic tastes will be able to travel in style!
Flash News: Bvlgari's Chiming Time Exhibition
Bvlgari chose London for the launch of the impressive “Chiming Time” exhibition, a celebration of the brand’s expertise with chiming grand complications and high jewellery models!
Watches: Bvlgari Octo Maserati
Bvlgari takes advantage of a joint-anniversary to unveil a new timepiece in tribute to its partnership with Maserati. The Octo Maserati chronograph perfectly captures the unique sense of style of these two giants of a certain Italian art of living.
Watches: Richard Mille RM 057-01 Tourbillon Phoenix and Dragon Jackie Chan (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Richard Mille introduces a new RM 057 with a skeletonized movement featuring a phoenix and a dragon sculpted in red gold for Jackie Chan: a closer look and our pictures from the exhibition!
Watches: Panerai Special Edition Set Luminor Black Seal & Luminor Daylight PAM785 (+live pics)
Watches & Wonders 2014: Officine Panerai pays tribute to its pre-Vendôme period with a set of two of the most representative models of this brief era: the Luminor Black Seal 8 Days and the Luminor Daylight 8 Days.
Flash News: Eberhard & Co Tazio Nuvolari Solo Tempo
Eberhard & Co expands the Tazio Nuvolari line with a beautiful time-only model that looks sporty and contemporary with its blend of black and red but also sophisticated thanks to a clever mixture of treatments and finishes on the bezel and dial.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Dwyane Wade
Long time Hublot ambassador Dwyane Wade gets a second model named after him. In addition to paying tribute to this great basketball player, Hublot proves with this Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero how talented their design team is.
Flash News: Laurent Ferrier Galet Traveller Enamel US Limited Edition
Laurent Ferrier unveils an extremely refined version of his legendary Galet Traveller featuring a beautiful cloisonné enamel rendition of the American continent. Especially designed for the US market, this stunning watch is limited to just 8 pieces!
Flash News: MB&F Horological Machine N°5 CarbonMacrolon
MB&F introduces a new version of the jaw-dropping Horological Machine N°5 dressed in black with hints of iridescent purple. But there is more than meets the eye as this new model also introduces a brand new material developed for the occasion!
Watches: IWC Ingenieur Chronograph Nico Rosberg & Lewis Hamilton
IWC celebrates the renewal of its partnership with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team by unveiling two limited edition Ingenieur chronographs in tribute to Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton that have been designed in collaboration with these race winning pilots.
Watches: Chopard L.U.C 1963 Chronograph
Half a century ago, the Scheufele family took over the reins of Chopard. To celebrate this important anniversary, the brand releases a second L.U.C 1963 timepiece, this time with a flyback chronograph function.
Flash News: Arnold & Son New TE8 Tourbillon Models
Arnold & Son’s design team show how inspired they are by the technical beauty of the TE8 Tourbillon’s movement inverted construction: two new flawless interpretations of this Haute Horlogerie timepiece join the collection!
Watches: Hublot Aero Bang Visun Royal Yacht Club
Hublot honours another nautical partnership with an elegant Big Bang crafted in carbon fibre with a black “Aero” style dial brightened by subtle touches of blue.
Watches: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Dual Time Special Edition
H. Moser & Cie continues to experiment with titanium and introduces the “Endeavour Dual Time Special Edition”, a DLC-coated beauty with the brand’s very first matte anthracite dial and the renowned dual time HMC 346 calibre.
Flash News: Hublot Aero Bang All White Special Edition
Hublot celebrates the long lasting diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan with a gala dinner in Tokyo and the release of an extremely elegant limited edition adorned by the work of artist calligrapher Su Shishu.
Watches: Maîtres du Temps Chapter Two Classique
The “Chapter Two” has already five years! To mark the anniversary of this unique triple calendar model Maîtres du Temps unveils a very elegant version with an extremely pure Art Deco-inspired dial.
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Monaco Yacht Show 2014
Ulysse Nardin unveils the sixth opus of its fruitful partnership with the Monaco Yacht Show: a stunning Marine Diver model in blue with generous touches of white and red!
Flash News: Fonderie 47 Inversion Principle Tourbillon Red Gold
Fonderie 47 introduces a red gold version of the stunning Inversion Principle Tourbillon: a beautiful piece of Fine Watchmaking to help clean Africa of its assault weapons!
Flash News: Pinion Revival 1969 Chronograph
Pinion introduces the Revival 1969, a beautiful chronograph model with subtle vintage accents and an historic Valjoux 7734 manually-wound heart. This 100-piece limited edition will be officially presented during Salon QP in November.
Flash News: Breitling Transocean 38
After a chronograph model last year, the Transocean 38 series welcomes a time and date model with the same proportions and vintage-inspired design for watch aficionados with extremely slim wrists!
Flash News: Richard Mille RM 011 Flyback Chronograph Orange Storm
Richard Mille introduces another limited version of the famous RM 011 for the American continent: yet another very colourful and innovative model for this extremely creative brand!
Watches: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Tourbillon Dual Time Collection
Just introduced at Baselworld this year, the “Venturer” collection already expands with a Haute Horlogerie model that conveys H. Moser & Cie’s extraordinary technical expertise and its effortless aesthetic sense!
Flash News: Hautlence Invictus Limited Edition Morphos by Eric Cantona
Hautlence celebrates its 10th anniversary with the unveiling of the first timepiece from its collaboration with French footballer/actor Eric Cantona.
Events & Industry News: IWC Schaffhausen Official Time Partner of BFI London Film Festival
In five weeks to the day, the 58th edition of the BFI London Film Festival will launch with IWC Schaffhausen as Official Time Partner. A brief review of IWC’s new collaboration with the Seventh Art.
Flash News: Richard Mille RM 011 Flyback Chronograph Black Phantom
Richard Mille presents an all-black version of the RM 011 Flyback Chronograph for the North and South American markets: a timepiece that hides its innovative side in the deepest shades of black!
Watches: Omega De Ville Trésor Master Co-Axial Collection
A quick look at Omega’s reintroduction of the legendary De Ville Trésor from the late 1940s: three modernized versions in tribute to the past but housing the brand’s latest technological advances!
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle Day-Date and Power Reserve Excellence Platine
Pre-Watches & Wonders 2014: The most refined manufacture offers another example of its exceptional watchmaking talent with a new addition to the exclusive “Excellence Platine” collection. A 100-piece beauty that will officially be unveiled in Hong Kong at the 2014 edition of “Watches & Wonders”.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico All Black Blue, Green, Orange and Red (+live pics)
Hublot introduces four colourful variations of the Big Bang Unico All Black presented at Baselworld 2014. With touches of blue, green, orange or red this black ceramic watch suddenly lights up and appears more appealing than ever!
Watches: Graham 1695 Chronofighter Oversize Superlight Carbon (+live pics)
Graham 1695 expands the “Chronofighter Oversize” line with a the “Superlight Carbon” model: an extremely technical piece with the most innovative carbon-based material introduced so far in aeronautics, car racing, aerospace… and now watchmaking!
Watches: Hublot Dallas Cowboys Collection
The holiday season is over for Hublot and the Swiss manufacture reclaims its rightful place under the limelight with a sensational new partnership with the Dallas Cowboys and a magnificent collection of three timepieces in their honour!
Flash News: Roger Dubuis Excalibur Double Flying Tourbillon Skeleton “Time for Change”
Roger Dubuis and the Emirates Airline Foundation partner up for a very good cause: to improve children’s lives all over the world! For the occasion, the Geneva-based manufacture creates a special edition of its iconic Double Flying Tourbillon Skeleton in black titanium that will be auctioned for the Foundation’s benefit.
Watches: Longines Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph
Longines expands its Heritage collection with two versions of the “Twenty-Four Hours Single Push-Piece Chronograph”, a pilot’s watch inspired by the past but extremely contemporary with its large diameter!
Watches: Jämes C. Pellaton Royal Marine Chronometer (+live pics)
Independent watchmaking at its best! The Royal Marine Chronometer by Jämes C. Pellaton is undoubtedly an exceptional model with the perfect balance between technical and aesthetic elements to seduce all discerning watch lovers…
Flash News: JeanRichard Chestnut-Coloured 1681 Models (+live pics)
Summer is not finished yet but JeanRichard has already dressed its manufacture 1681 model with the warm colours of autumn! The brown PVD coating brings out the beautiful retro-look of this three-hands model with date.
Flash News: Raidillon Design Chronograph Collection
The wold of racing continues to inspire Raidillon! Let us have a look at some of their newest chronograph models to find out what this creative brand is all about.
Watches: Chopard L.U.C Lunar Big Date
Chopard has finally updated the L.U.C Lunar Big Date to meet the new design codes of the L.U.C collection. In its white gold case, this high-end timepiece looks better than ever!
Photo Report: Bell & Ross BR 03-94 Carbon Orange (live pics)
Bell & Ross continues to explore the world of aviation and introduces a new “instrument” with strong colours for the watch aficionados confident enough to wear something different with a real connection to aeronautical instrumentation.
Flash News: Omega Speedmaster Mark II Chronograph Rio 2016
Two more years to go before the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro but Omega is ready for its official Timekeeper duties and has already designed the official commemorative timepiece: a Speedmaster Mark II Chronograph!
Flash News: Bremont Lightweight E-Type White Gold
It seems that summer time truly inspires Bremont: after the Wright Flyer collection presented not so long ago, the British watchmaker now introduces an extremely exclusive model in tribute to the legendary Lightweight E-Type sports car created by Jaguar in the sixties and re-introduced today.
Flash News: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Self-Winding Tourbillon 44 mm Forged Carbon
Pre-Watches & Wonders 2014: The Hong Kong exhibition “Watches & Wonders” will undoubtedly bring new amazing timepieces for all lovers of Haute Horlogerie in late September. Audemars Piguet kicks off the pre-releases with an extremely high-end model in the “Offshore” collection that conveys all the values of this venerable Manufacture.
Flash News: HYT H1 Dracula
With the H1 Dracula, HYT resurrects the folkloric tales of undead vampires and rides on the wave of a very popular 21st century genre to create a great-looking watch for those who dare to venture off the beaten tracks.
Flash News: Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial
Rolex has just released the second version of its Sea-Dweller Deepsea, a diver’s watch with an unusual water resistance to 3,900 meters. The “Deepsea” is now available with a blue dial instead of a black one!
Watches: Back to Basics: Classic Three-Hand Timepieces
Creating a time-only watch that bears all the design codes of the brand and conveys all its watchmaking expertise is not an easy task. But when it is done properly, it becomes an instant classic. Here are the most accomplished three-hand models presented so far this year.
Flash News: Chronoswiss Sirius Lion Edition
With the new Sirius Lion Editions in stainless steel or red gold, Chronoswiss spectacularly celebrates the opening of the House of Chronoswiss in Lucerne.
Flash News: Grieb & Benzinger Tailor-Made Timepieces
The “Green Inspiration” and the “Pharos Al Arab Imperial” are two tailor-made timepieces created recently by Grieb & Benzinger for discerning Middle East watch collectors: two beautiful timepieces that showcase the extent of this brand’s expertise.
Watches: The irresistible appeal of black
You can’t go wrong with an all-black watch. Black is paradoxically resolutely modern and effortlessly timeless. These monochromatic timepieces are so all-purpose that they have become a true “basic”, something every watch aficionado wants in his collection.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 26217 Limited Editions
Three new limited edition models join the extended “Royal Oak Offshore” family! Extremely colourful, these three new timepieces are as daring and avant-garde as their most prestigious predecessors and should delight all the “AP” aficionados.
Flash News: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time Excellence Platine
Vacheron Constantin’s unique “Patrimony Traditionnelle World Time” enters the “Excellence Platine” collection. The purity of this new execution further enhances the visual and practical simplicity of what can be considered as the most accomplished “Heures du Monde” model on the market.
Watches: Zenith Pilot Aeronef Type 20 Chronograph Annual Calendar Tribute to Russell Westbrook
Zenith pays tribute to Russell Westbrook, an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The brand’s new ambassador is honoured by a stunning Pilot Aeronef Type 20 Chronograph Annual Calendar in blue and orange.
Watches: Arnold & Son TE8 Tourbillon Métiers d'Art II
Arnold & Son continues its exploration of decorative techniques with the second opus of its “Métiers d’Art” saga. The new TE8 Tourbillon Métiers d'Art II offers the very best of Fine Watchmaking and hand-engraving in a pure English style.
Flash News: F.P. Journe Octa Sport Titanium
Lightness, hardness and corrosion resistance: titanium has all the right properties to be the metal of choice for sports watches. With the two new “Octa Sport” models, this unique material has finally entered François-Paul Journe’s “lineSport” collection for the pleasure of all demanding watch aficionados with a sportive lifestyle.
Watches: Hublot King Power 692 Bang
Hublot offers a very limited King Power edition to its New York City boutique that pays tribute to the city’s iconic yellow taxi cabs with joyful touches of yellow on the dial and strap. The 26 pieces of this King Power 692 Bang will only be sold at Hublot’s American flagship on Madison Avenue.
Watches: Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 Destro 3 Days Automatic Titanio
With the “Luminor Submersible 1950 Destro 3 Days Automatic Titanio”, Officine Panerai unveils another stunning diver’s watch faithful to the brand’s Italian military origins: a sturdy timepiece with the refinement of a vintage look.
Watches: Hermès Arceau Cheval d'Orient
Hermès introduces three magnificent models in the Arceau collection. The “Arceau Cheval d'Orient” models perfectly showcase the expertise of this Maison with decorative techniques and transport us to Orient with the brand’s favourite imagery: horses.
Flash News: Longines The Longines Avigation
Longines continues to revisit its past with The Longines Avigation, a new model in the Heritage collection in tribute to the military aviation models of the 1950’s.
Flash News: F.P. Journe New Models with Gold Dials
François-Paul Journe offers new gold faces to three of his most iconic creations. In red gold or platinum, the Chronomètre Souverain, Octa Automatique Réserve, and Octa Lune now have a dial as precious as their cases and movements.
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Black DLC Titanium and Gold Fumé Sunburst Dial
H. Moser & Cie extends the Endeavour collection with another perpetual calendar timepiece crafted in extremely modern titanium with a black DLC treatment that blends admirably with the timeless beauty of a solid gold fumé dial with sunburst pattern.
Watches: Arnold & Son HMS Beagle Set
Arnold & Son proves it remains one of the most creative brands right now by introducing another splendid set of three timepieces in tribute to the HMS Beagle, a glorious ship that brought Charles Darwin to the Galapagos Islands.
Photo Report: Arnold & Son Chronograph True Beat (live pics and video)
A world’s first protected by two patents surely deserves two articles: let us have a closer look, with live pictures, at the sensational Chronograph True Beat presented at Baselworld by Arnold & Son.
Flash News: HYT H1 Iceberg and Velvet Gun
With the H1 Iceberg and the H1 Velvet Gun, HYT introduces two stunning limited editions based on its successful H1 Hydro Mechanics timepiece.
Flash News: IWC Pilot’s Watches Saint-Exupéry Edition “The Last Flight”
IWC unveils the most original Pilot’s watches dedicated to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry so far: three stunning models mixing the brand’s new brown ceramic case with titanium, rose gold, or even platinum.
Watches: Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter
After presenting an incredible diver’s watch with a mechanical depth gauge last year, Oris confirms its leading position in the pilot’s watch segment with the Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter, the world’s first automatic mechanical timepiece with an altimeter!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Sino-Swiss FTA
Hublot introduces the Classic Fusion Chronograph Sino-Swiss FTA in celebration of the historic Free Trade Agreement between China and Switzerland: a beautiful timepiece available in titanium or king gold and perfectly customised for the occasion.
Flash News: IWC Pilot Chronograph Edition Ju-Air
IWC celebrates its two-decade partnership with JU-AIR with a beautiful limited edition model inspired by a legendary and extremely rare aircraft, the Junkers Ju-52, still used today by the Swiss airline for sightseeing flights
Watches: Arnold and Son TES Tourbillon (+live pics)
Arnold & Son confirms its unique ability to reveal the most beautiful parts of the movement on three-dimension openwork dials that still bear all the design traits of a timeless English-inspired aesthetic. With the new TES Tourbillon, the brand adds another very exclusive member to its Royal Collection.
Flash News: Girard-Perregaux Traveller ww.tc Chronograph Black DLC Titanium (+live pics)
After two elegant and luxurious pink gold versions of the Traveller ww.tc Chronograph, Girard-Perregaux expands the line with a very masculine and great-looking all-black interpretation crafted in titanium with a DLC treatment.
Watches: In Celebration of Brazil and the FIFA 2014 World Cup
Football and the country hosting the FIFA 2014 World Cup have been an important source of inspiration for many watch brands this year. Let us have a look at five of the most significant tributes to a country where football is king.
Flash News: RJ-Romain Jerome H9C-DNA Collection (+live pics)
RJ-Romain Jerome and HardNine Choppers partner-up to unveil a new “Capsule” collection inspired by a WLC 1943 Harley Davidson motorbike. A brief introduction to the two H9C-DNA models.
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Moscow Boutique Limited Editions
Vacheron Constantin celebrates the opening of its Berlin House boutique in Moscow with the release of four limited editions that combine the timeless elegance of black with the refinement of four of the brand’s exquisite movements bearing the Hallmark of Geneva.
Watches: Harry Winston Midnight Retrograde Seconds Automatic 42mm (+live pics)
Creating the perfect classic timepiece is probably the most difficult exercise in Fine Watchmaking. With the new Midnight Retrograde Seconds Automatic 42mm, Harry Winston showcases one more time its sensational expertise and offers the perfect watch for the watch lover aesthete.
Watches: Glashütte Original Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date (+live pics)
Glashütte Original introduces a new model for the amateurs of vintage-inspired timepieces that are also demanding in terms of watchmaking content. With a new in-house flyback chronograph movement and many dial/strap options, the distinctive Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date presents all the elements to become an instant success.
Watches: A Selection of “white watches” for this summer
Could white become the next black? Lately, “white watches” have become increasingly popular among watch aficionados and many brands are surfing on this new trend. With sunny days and summer holiday ahead of us, now is a good time to offer this year’s “white watches” best of.
Watches: IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Expedition Charles Darwin Bronze (+live pics)
IWC confirms its support to the Charles Darwin Foundation with a beautiful tribute to the father of the Origin of Species crafted in an alloy too rarely used in watchmaking: bronze. A collector in the making!
Watches: Oris Greenwich Mean Time Limited Edition (+live pics)
130 years ago, the world adopted the 24-hour time zone system that put Greenwich at the starting point of longitude and at the centre of the world’s clock system. In commemoration of Sir Sandford Fleming’s brilliant idea, Oris introduces the Greenwich Mean Time Limited Edition.
Watches: Hysek Verdict 45 mm Tourbillon Black PVD Titanium (+live pics)
With the Verdict 45 mm Tourbillon Black PVD Titanium, Hysek unveils a resolutely contemporary timepiece for demanding collectors in search for the perfect marriage of avant-garde design and high-end watchmaking.
Flash News: Chopard Superfast Flyback Chronograph Porsche 919 Edition
Chopard celebrates its partnership with Porsche Motorsport with a limited edition of the Superfast Flyback Chronograph model: a good-looking sports watch with a lot of design references to the world of racing in general and Porsche’s 919 Hybrid in particular.
Watches: ArtyA Son of a Gun Russian Roulette (+live pics)
ArtyA takes its “Son of a Gun” collection in a new and very clever direction with the “Russian Roulette” concept. A highly evocative design, a playful element, a refined yet sporty case, and a beautifully decorated skeleton movement are the winning ingredients of this new line!
Watches: Chronoswiss Timemaster Chronograph Skeleton (+live pics)
For the first time Chronoswiss reveals the inner workings of its Timemaster Chronograph with two beautiful Skeleton versions of this iconic sports watch.
Flash News: Classic Fusion Chronograph Bol d’Or Mirabaud 76th Edition
For its second year as Official Timekeeper of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud, one of the oldest regattas in Europe, Hublot unveils the Classic Fusion Chronograph Bol d’Or Mirabaud 76th Edition, a stunning timepiece limited to just 76 units.
Watches: Bremont Martin-Baker MBIII (+live pics)
Bremont expands its Martin-Baker range with the eagerly anticipated Martin-Baker MBIII: a closer look at this out-of-the-ordinary watch with some live pictures from Baselworld.
Watches: Arnold & Son Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time (+live pics)
Arnold & Son’s Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time is an outstanding piece of Fine Watchmaking like the rest of this brand’s offer. Live pictures of this marvel give me the opportunity to come back on one of most beautiful models on display at Baselworld 2014.
Photo Report: Hublot Masterpiece MP-05 LaFerrari Titanium (live pictures)
For today, a small photo report and my thoughts about an outstanding member of Hublot’s “Masterpiece” collection: the MP-05 LaFerrari in micro-blasted titanium unveiled at Baselworld 2014.
Watches: Bell & Ross WW1 Guynemer (+live pics)
For the centenary of World War One, Bell & Ross chooses to pay tribute to French pilot George Guynemer with a stunning timepiece that multiplies the historic references while remaining perfectly adapted to today’s tastes.
Flash News: Hermès Arceau Lift Chevaux en Camouflage
Hermès unveils two splendid renditions of its flying tourbillon in cloisonné enamel inspired by the motifs of one of its renowned silk carrés, the “Chevaux en Camouflage”, proving that not only do decorative techniques enhance the beauty of mechanical timepieces, they also reinforce the brand’s identity.
Watches: Perrelet Turbine Yacht Collection (+live pics)
Perrelet unveils the second maritime interpretation of its iconic “Turbine” model: four beautiful timepieces that could be the perfect companions for the summer.
Photo Report: Hublot Classic Fusion Skeleton Tourbillon Skull Collection (live pics)
For watch collectors with a rebel attitude, Hublot presented three Haute Horology versions of its “Skull” watch in the Classic Fusion line. A brief presentation of these great-looking timepieces with live pictures from Basel!
Watches: Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro Bianco & Oro Rosso (+live pics)
Can pocket watches be the must-have accessory for the 21st century fashion-forward watch aficionado? A glance at Officine Panerai’s new Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro Bianco and Oro Rosso should be enough to convince anyone.
Flash News: Julien Coudray 1518 Manufactura 1528 Tribute to Jean-Daniel Ihly (+live pics)
Julien Coudray 1518 introduces another jaw-dropping example of its expertise with the art of miniature painting, making the Manufactura 1528 even more special than it already is.
Watches: IWC Aquatimer Deep Three (+live pics)
With the entire relooking of the Aquatimer line this year, IWC introduces its third generation of diver’s watches featuring a mechanical depth gauge: the perfect sports watch for the summer.
Watches: Bvlgari Ammiraglio del Tempo (+live pics)
With the “Ammiraglio del Tempo”, Bvlgari draws inspiration from the era of sailboats and seafaring conquests and introduces an extraordinary piece of fine watchmaking featuring a minute repeater, a Westminster chime, a detent escapement and a constant force device!
Photo Report: HYT H2 Blue Titanium and White Gold and H2 Red Titanium and Platinum
Another look at the new H2 model in titanium with white gold and blue liquid or platinum and red liquid with live pictures from our visit to the HYT stand in Baselworld.
Photo Report: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Extra Plat Automatique 5377 Platinum (live pics)
Some live pictures of this year’s platinum version of the world’s thinnest automatic tourbillon watch: Breguet’s Classique Tourbillon Extra Plat Automatique 5377.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Las Vegas
After the “King Power” last year, Hublot Las Vegas offers its take on the “Big Bang Ferrari”. Beautiful shades of grey and hints of red and some rubies: the recipe is the same and the watch as beautiful as last year’s editions. Will we have a “Classic Fusion” next?
Watches: Graham London Silverstone RS Endurance 12H & 24H (+live pics)
Graham unveils two new members of the “Silverstone RS” collection: the RS Endurance 12H & RS Endurance 24H models. Who said that a timepiece cannot be sporty and elegant at the same time?
Photo Report: Romain Gauthier Logical One Secret Diamonds (live pics)
This year Romain Gauthier introduced an exceptional timepiece based on his award-winning Logical One model: the Logical One Secret Diamonds. A sparkling beauty that deserves our attention and this photo report!
Watches: Peter Speake-Marin Triad (+live pics)
Peter Speake-Marin expands the “Mechanical Art” collection unveiled last year with two new versions of the Triad, a poetic watch with a triple time indication and a very exclusive aesthetic.
Flash News: RJ-Romain Jerome Titanic DNA Steampunk Auto Colours
RJ-Romain Jerome shows how a nice touch of colour can spice up an “all-black” watch and unveils six beautiful renditions of the Titanic DNA Steampunk Automatic model that will make you look good this summer!
Watches: Glashütte Original PanoMaticInverse (+live pics)
This year, Glashütte Original revisited one of its most identifiable designs, the “inverted-movement”. While keeping all the aesthetic codes that made the success of its predecessor, the PanoMaticInverse models also feature a large date and an automatic movement.
Flash News: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari Russia
Hublot takes advantage of the tenth anniversary of the presence of Ferrari in Russia to unveil a new Big Bang Ferrari model as a tribute to a country known for its huge appreciation of Swiss watchmaking.
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Hommage à l’Art de la Danse
Vacheron Constantin expands the “homage à l’Art de la Danse” with another three exceptional timepieces inspired by the works of Edgar Degas: another opportunity to prove that the Geneva-based Manufacture is second to none in the use of decorative techniques.
Flash News: Bvlgari Octo Bi-Retro Brazil
Is it possible to create an understated piece of Haute Horology while using several flashy colours? Bvlgari offers a lecture on how to pay homage to the 2014 FIFA World Cup while avoiding the usual pitfalls: cliché and bad taste.
Flash News: Girard-Perregaux Chrono Hawk Pink Gold and Black Ceramic
Girard-Perregaux expands the “Hawk” collection with a beautiful chronograph model that takes advantage of the astonishing complementarity of precious pink gold and technical black ceramic. A flawless interpretation of the luxury sports watch!
Watches: Linde Werdelin Oktopus II MoonLite Colourless ALW (+live pics)
Linde Werdelin introduces the colourless ALW, a new nacreous grey alloy perfectly suited for a model based on a realistic moon phase complication like the Oktopus II.
Watches: Girard-Perregaux Traveller ww.tc Chronograph Pink Gold (+live pics)
Girard-Perregaux expands the Traveller ww.tc Chronograph line with two Pink Gold versions, so you can travel the world in style!
Watches: Bell & Ross BR 01 and BR 03 B-Rocket (+live pics)
Bell & Ross teams up with Shaw Harley Davidson again to create the B-Rocket, a unique concept motorbike that was one of this year’s Baselworld highlights. It is also the opportunity to unveil two new watches directly inspired by this amazing bike and the world of the 1960s aviation.
Watches: Hautlence Destination Collection (+live pics)
Hautlence offers a taste of independent watchmaking without the usually associated price tag. A year after its initial presentation, the “Destination” collection is finally ready to attract money-conscious watch lovers in search of something different.
Watches: Graff MasterGraff Ultra Flat Icon Skeleton (+live pics)
Graff offers two stunning skeleton interpretations of their MasterGraff Ultra Flat Icon, one in black DLC titanium and the other in the same material but with a chocolate brown coating. Two very appealing models enhanced by touches of rose gold.
Photo Report: Arnold & Son Royal TEC1 Tourbillon Chronograph Collection (+live pics)
Some live pictures and additional comments to offer a better perspective on Arnold & Son’s outstanding Royal TEC1 Tourbillon Chronograph collection introduced at Baselworld this year.
Watches: Panerai Radiomir 1940 Chronograph Limited Editions (+live pics)
Officine Panerai shows off its impressive design skills with three entirely different interpretations of the Radiomir 1940 Chronograph model, all crafted in precious metals to add luxury to exclusivity.
Photo Report: Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono (live pics)
A second look at the Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono: the World Cup 2014’s official watch created by Hublot.
Watches: IWC Ingenieur Dual Time Steel (+live pics and video)
Despite paying considerable attention to the Aquatimer models at the beginning of the year, IWC does not overlook its remaining fifth watch families: with two new Dual Time models in stainless steel, it is time for the Ingenieur to be back in the limelight!
Watches: Hysek IO 49mm Skeleton Tourbillon (+live pics)
With the IO 49mm Skeleton Tourbillon, the Manufacture Hysek created the ultimate version of the skeleton watch: a high-end calibre with a flying tourbillon escapement and a very unusual and aerial construction for the utmost transparency.
Photo Report: Oris 110 Years Limited Editions (live pics)
Let us have a closer look at the two 110th anniversary timepieces unveiled by Oris at Baselworld this year with live pictures from the exhibition. Good-quality timepieces with timeless design, in-house movement with unusual complication, all at a very attractive price.
Watches: Tag Heuer Monaco V4 Tourbillon (+live pics)
Tag Heuer persists with its transmission by belts and introduces a new world’s first with the Monaco V4 Tourbillon: the first timepiece with a belt-driven tourbillon!
Photo Report: RJ-Romain Jerome Nose Art Collection (live pics)
Inspired, fun and customised… There is so much to like about RJ-Romain Jerome’s new Nose Art collection that we have decided to give it a closer look, with live pictures of course!
Photo Report: Zenith Pilot Aeronef Type 20 Grand Feu Enamel (live pics)
During Baselworld, we were able to discover Zenith’s Pilot Aeronef Type 20 Grand Feu Enamel first-hand and brought back some nice live pictures that help grasp the originality of this limited edition.
Watches: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Small Seconds Collection (+live pics)
H. Moser & Cie unveils the “Venturer” line as part of a trilogy dedicated to the life of Heinrich Moser, the founder of the brand. Elegant, refined and exquisitely crafted: no doubt the talented watchmaker from Schaffhausen would have been proud of these new timepieces…
Watches: Graham London Chronofighter Oversize Black Arrow Collection (+live pics)
Graham London goes all military with three new renditions of the famous Chronofighter Oversize model that won’t go unnoticed despite featuring nice camouflage attires.
Watches: Harry Winston Midnight Moon Phase 42mm (+live pics)
Harry Winston extends the Midnight collection with beautifully crafted model that reflects the brand’s great aesthetic sense and respect for fine watchmaking. The new Midnight Moon Phase 42mm is a true classic in the making!
Flash News: Hublot King Power Scolari
After Roy Hodgson, the Manager of the England National Football Team, it is now Luiz Felipe Scolari’s turn to be honoured by Hublot. The head coach of the Brazilian National Football Team received the very first model of the King Power Scolari this week at the brand’s Manufacture.
Watches: Graff MasterGraff Grand Date Dual Time Tourbillon (+live pics)
Graff shows how serious they are about watchmaking with the MasterGraff Grand Date Dual Time Tourbillon combining a second time zone, a large date and a flying tourbillon. This impressive timepiece also admirably showcases the brand’s flawless aesthetic sense!
Flash News: Hublot King Power Money Mayweather
On the ring in Las Vegas and live on ShowTime, Hublot honours Double World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather with the great looking “King Power Money Mayweather”.
Watches: Armin Strom Armin One Week Skeleton (+live pics)
Armin Strom bares it all! The brand shows off its traditional decorative skills with the first skeleton model with a movement developed and produced in its Biel manufacture.
Flash News: Panerai Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H Automatic Steel PAM531
Panerai debuts its new in-house P.9003 calibre with the Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT 24H Automatic, a second time zone model on a 24-hour scale.
Watches: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Neo-Tourbillon with Three Titanium Bridges (+live pics)
After the Tri-Axial Tourbillon I discussed some time ago, here is another sensational introduction this year for Girard-Perregaux in the high-end segment: the Neo-Tourbillon with Three Titanium Bridges. A lesson on how and why a work-of-art must always be revisited!
Watches: Sarpaneva New Korona Models (+live pics)
In his Helsinki workshop, Stepan Sarpaneva has worked hard since Baselworld to present three new outstanding models that combine great design and remarkable attention to details. The perfect watches for aesthete watch lovers!
Watches: MeisterSinger Salthora Jumping Hours (+live pics)
MeisterSinger offers a twist to its single-hand model with a truly horological complication: the jumping hours. Offered in four complementary versions, the Salthora is a nice addition to the brand's classic lines.
Watches: Ludovic Ballouard Half Time Chinese (+live pics)
Thanks to “Independence – The Art of Horology”, a new multi-brand boutique dedicated to independent watchmakers, Ludovic Ballouard has increased his visibility in Hong Kong. With a perfect timing since the brand has just unveiled a Chinese version of the intriguing Half Time!
Watches: Corum Admiral's Cup AC-One 45 Skeleton (+live pics)
Corum offers its take on the skeleton watch with an extremely contemporary Admiral's Cup AC-One 45 model crafted in titanium.
Watches: Hermès Dressage L'Heure Masquée (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Hermès continues to express its own philosophy of time with a new unheard-of complication for the Dressage L'Heure Masquée. Another successfully designed model true to the principles of elegance and refinement of this great Maison…
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion 8-Day Power Reserve (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Hublot is not all about ambassador-inspired models, fashion forward watches and other extremely expensive talking pieces. The brand is also astonishingly at ease when it comes to unveiling timeless and uncluttered models in the pure tradition of fine watchmaking as evidenced by the new Classic Fusion 8-Day Power Reserve models.
Watches: MB&F Legacy Machine 101 (+live pics)
After two “Performance Art” pieces in a row, namely the Legacy Machine Nº 1 Xia Hang and the Starfleet Machine (a table clock created in collaboration with L’Epée 1839) unveiled at Baselworld, MB&F introduces today the third member of its Legacy Machine collection: the Legacy Machine 101!
Watches: JeanRichard Terrascope with New and Original Dials (+live pics)
Basel 2014: JeanRichard introduced a lot of interesting new models this year. Today, let us have a closer look at the new Terrascope watches with unusual dials.
Flash News: Grieb & Benzinger Blue Merit
Grieb & Benzinger unveil their own interpretation of A. Lange & Söhne’s legendary Tourbillon Pour le Merite timepiece. But does a masterpiece really need to be restyled?
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Classico Amerigo Vespucci (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Earlier this year Ulysse Nardin presented the Classico Horse for the Chinese New Year but the expert in-house enamel artist also worked on a new maritime cloisonné timepiece for Baselworld: the breathtaking Classico Amerigo Vespucci!
Flash News: ArtyA Son of Earth Butterfly Art Collection (+live pics)
Basel 2014: As always, and partly due to the unique pieces principle, ArtyA had a lot to show during Baselworld. Three stunning models from the “Son of Earth” line really caught my attention and confirmed how talented Dominique Arpa-Cirpka is.
Watches: Peter Speake-Marin Velsheda (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Peter Speake-Marin offers its take on the single-hand watch with the new Velsheda model. Part of his “J Class” collection, the watch is delightfully classic with a lot of sophistication in the details. A true success!
Flash News: Hublot Aero Bang Johnnie Walker House
Hublot partners with well-known whisky producer Johnnie Walker and introduces a magnificent new Aero Bang model for the occasion. If you like it too, hurry and reserve yours now as only 25 pieces will be made!
Watches: Louis Moinet Mecanograph City Limited Editions: New York and Doha (+live pics)
Basel 2014: On the occasion of Baselworld, Louis Moinet unveiled a new artistic collection based on the beautiful Mecanograph model and dedicated to the most iconic cities.
Watches: Linde Werdelin SpidoSpeed Green & Rose Gold Black (+live pics)
Basel 2014: This year Linde Werdelin presents two new SpidoSpeed models with a beautifully skeletonised dial to match the already hollowed case.
Watches: Glashütte Original Senator Chronograph Panorama Date (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Saxon brand Glashütte Original unveiled a new in-house flyback chronograph calibre in two exquisite models from the timeless Senator collection. German watchmaking at its best!
Watches: Grönefeld Parallax Tourbillon 1912 (+live pics)
Basel 2014: This year, the Grönefeld brothers introduced an entirely new model as impressive as their previous timepieces. With an outstanding in-house movement and a stunning attention to details and finish, the Parallax Tourbillon 1912 has all the quality to become a great classic!
Watches: Hublot King Power 66 Hodgson (+live pics)
London on Friday 25th April: Exciting event at the Hublot Boutique this week as Roy Hodgson received his very own “King Power 66 Hodgson” in the presence of Ricardo Guadalupe and Marcus Margulies!
Watches: Perrelet Turbine Pilot Collection (+live pics)
Basel 2014: At last Perrelet enters the world of aviation with four new Turbine models cleverly inspired by aeronautical codes. Very stylized and more masculine than ever, the now-iconic Turbine successfully re-invents itself to seduce a new clientele.
Watches: Harry Winston Project Z8 Retrograde Dual Time (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Unfortunately Harry Winston did not unveil a new Opus this year at Baselworld (we were told it will come later this year). The brand, however, offered us an eighth model in the exciting “Project Z” series and the watch is as stunning as its predecessors…
Watches: Girard-Perregaux Tri-Axial Tourbillon (+live pics and video)
Basel 2014: For its second participation to the fair, Girard-Perregaux had plenty to show but the Tri-Axial Tourbillon was undoubtedly the centre of all attentions. Here comes the most spectacular timepiece of Baselworld 2014!
Watches: Corum Admiral's Cup AC-One 45 Tides (+live pics)
Basel 2014: With all its tide-related displays, the CO 277 is one of Corum’s most famous movements. This year, it makes its appearance in the AC-One 45 with a very colourful model that makes us wish for sunny weather and beach-side holidays.
Watches: DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon Titanium & Brown PVD Titanium (+live pics)
DeWitt unveils two new interpretations of the Twenty-8-Eight Skeleton Tourbillon model: one in titanium and the other with a brown PVD titanium case. Modern and luxurious, these timepieces are a perfect example of DeWitt’s philosophy, mixing traditional fine watchmaking with avant-garde design.
Flash News: Girard-Perregaux Hawk 1,000 in Cobalt Blue
Girard-Perregaux has not waited very long after Basel to introduce two stunning iterations of its Hawk 1,000 diver’s watch. In cobalt blue and coral orange the watch stands out for all the good reasons!
Flash News: F.P. Journe French-China 50 Commemorative Watches
F.P. Journe unveils two unique pieces in commemoration of 50 years of French-Chinese diplomatic relations.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver Queen Elizabeth II Cup 2014
To commemorate 16 years of sponsorship of one of the world’s top horse racing events, the Queen Elizabeth II Cup in Hong Kong, Audemars Piguet unveils an absolutely splendid rendition of its famous diver’s watch.
Watches: RJ-Romain Jerome Spacecraft Black PVD Titanium (+live pics)
Basel 2014: This year, among other exciting models, RJ-Romain Jerome introduced a new rendition of its fantastic Spacecraft model. Dressed in black with orange touches, the watch looks better than ever!
Photo Report: Hublot King Power Paris Saint-Germain (live pics)
From Basel 2014: During our visit to the Hublot stand in Basel, we had the opportunity to take live pictures of the King Power Paris Saint-Germain. It gives me the opportunity to have a closer look at this beautiful model.
Watches: Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Collection (+live pics)
Basel 2014: This year Bvlgari plays with the volumes of its beloved Octo case and flirts with extreme thinness. A true horological achievement and a world record for the slimmest tourbillon movement!
Watches: Rolex Milgauss Z Blue Dial and Green Sapphire
Basel 2014: Rolex shakes up the Milgauss collection with the addition of a new model featuring daring (for the brand at least) colour combinations: an electric blue dial with orange accents under a green-tinted sapphire crystal!
Watches: Arnold & Son Dial Side True Beat (live pics)
Basel 2014: A closer look at one of Arnold & Son’s most beautiful introductions at Baselworld 2014. In perfect harmony with its British heritage, the Dial Side True Beat is both extremely technical and stunningly beautiful!
Watches: Hublot King Power Unico Jose Mourinho Special One (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Fans of King Power watches will be delighted to discover the new King Power Unico Special One in Titanium or King Gold, an absolutely beautiful model in a sexy hue of blue with a unique navy carbon fibre bezel.
Watches: Tudor Heritage Black Bay Midnight Blue Bezel (+live pics)
Basel 2014: This year Tudor extends its Heritage Black Bay range with a very contemporary Midnight Blue model that complements perfectly the vintage Burgundy Red version of 2012.
Watches: Manufacture Royale 1770 Flying Tourbillon Collection (live pics)
Basel 2014: Known for its refined movements and its bold and original designs, Manufacture Royale settles down a little this year and introduces the 1770 Flying Tourbillon, a definitely more classic model that loses nothing of the brand’s aesthetic uniqueness.
Watches: Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph Ref 5990
Basel 2014: This year Patek Philippe introduces a new Nautilus chronograph with the “Travel Time” function: a stunning addition to the brand’s sports line.
Watches: Hermès Arceau Millefiori Collection
Basel 2014: Hermès continues its exploration of decorative arts with a technique borrowed from glassmaking that creates gorgeous Millefiori motifs and unveils four beautiful creations in perfect line with the spirit of this elegant Maison.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Skeleton Tourbillon Vitrail Collection (+live pics)
Basel 2014: If, so far, the word “vitrail” only evoked the stained glass windows of centuries-old cathedrals, Hublot propels this ancient art into the 21st century with four unexpected and breathtaking creations that also mark the brand’s entry into the small world of decorative arts.
Watches: Rolex Sea-Dweller 4000
Basel 2014: Rolex revisits one of its legendary diving models this year: aficionados of the Sea-Dweller have now a new version to add to their collection!
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Tour Auto 2014
To celebrate the 2014 edition of the Tour Auto, Hublot unveils the official watch of the race: the Classic Fusion Chronograph Tour Auto 2014, a beautiful titanium watch limited to just 100 pieces.
Watches: Le Rhöne Genève Road Racer Collection (+live pics)
Basel 2014: New Swiss brand Le Rhöne Genève unveiled its very first collection during Baselworld. Inspired by the legendary Camaro 1969, the Road Racer timepieces are nicely designed and beautifully finished: a harbinger of a successful future for the brand?
Watches: Breguet Classique Tourbillon Quantième Perpetuel 3797 (+live pics)
Basel 2014: Breguet introduces a new perpetual calendar this year: the Classique Tourbillon Quantième Perpetuel 3797. A beautiful reference with an obvious lineage to Breguet’s DNA but also featuring an unexpected and very contemporary sapphire chapter ring!
Watches: Franc Vila FVn N°19 Neo Alta Patriot Collection (+live pics)
Franc Vila shows the versatility of its Neo Alta model and unveils colourful tributes to a myriad of countries. The Neo Alta Patriot is an extremely lively collection of timepieces you will always enjoy wearing!
Watches: Bremont Boeing Model 1 and Model 247 (live pics)
Basel 2014: Bremont introduces the first models born from its partnership with Boeing. The time-and-date Model 1 and the chronograph Model 247 successfully combine the DNA of both companies and will be instant hits among Bremont’s aficionados!
Watches: Rolex GMT-Master II Pepsi 2014
Basel 2014: Rolex releases the GMT-Master II with a blue and red ceramic bezel everyone was expecting to see this year, but surprises everyone with the choice of white gold for the case and bracelet.
Flash News: Clerc Genève Hydroscaph H140 Central Chronograph with NTPT carbon bezel
Basel 2014: To celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Maison Clerc, Clerc Genève introduces a very contemporary version of its Central Chronograph with a strongly technical aesthetic. Limited to 140 pieces, the Hydroscaph H140 also features a new carbon fibre-textured strap.
Flash News: Hublot Classic Fusion Skull Bang Pavé
Basel 2014: Hublot comes back to the “Skull” design but dresses it with diamonds for an extra touch of glamour. Welcome the new Classic Fusion Skull Bang Pavé collection!
Flash News: RJ-Romain Jerome Nose Art–DNA Collection
Basel 2014: With pin-ups reminiscent of the famous Varga girls, RJ-Romain Jerome introduces two new timepieces from its Capsules collection, the Nose Art-DNA.
Flash News: Maîtres du Temps Chapter One Tonneau Transparence Titanium
Basel 2014: Maîtres du Temps introduces a new version of their Chapter One Tonneau equipped with a sapphire dial and a titanium case limited to 11 pieces.
Flash News: Armin Strom Racing Collection
Basel 2014: Armin Strom releases two new models dedicated to the world of racing with in-house calibres, whether manual or automatic, partly made from a Formula 1 engine and a nice combination of black PVD stainless steel and titanium.
Flash News: Zenith Pilot Aeronef Type 20 Grand Feu Enamel
Basel 2014: Zenith plays one more time with the exceptional Pilot Aeronef Type 20 model and unveils the most refined rendition so far with hand-engraved white gold, Grand Feu enamel and a sapphire case band!
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Venturer Collection
Basel 2014: H. Moser & Cie reaffirms its reputation for understated timepieces with outstanding in-house movements through the launch of a new collection, the Venturer.
Flash News: Romain Gauthier Logical One Red Secret
Pre-Basel 2014: Romain Gauthier introduces two High jewellery versions of the highly technical Logical One. Set with diamonds or rubies on its beautiful cover, the watch reinvents itself and looks more appealing than ever!
Watches: Arnold & Son Dial Side True Beat
Pre-Basel 2014: Have you ever wondered how exactly a deadbeat seconds works? Look no further than the new Dial Side True Beat unveiled by Arnold & Son. This sensation model puts everything on display for us to enjoy!
Watches: Cartier d'Art Collection 2014
Every year Cartier unveils a new “Cartier d’Art” collection, exceptional models created with the help of extremely-difficult-to-master, almost-extinct, age-old or unheard-of decorative skills. This time, the brand showed how such exquisite techniques can be paired with outstanding calibres.
Watches: Bovet Dimier Recital 12 Monsieur Dimier
Bovet choses the Dimier collection to showcase the very first movement developed and manufactured in its Dimier workshop and unveils a timepiece that seduces equally for its beauty and technical nature.
Watches: Antoine Martin Tourbillon Astronomique
Pre-Basel 2014: Antoine Martin reveals its very first astronomic model, a magnificent timepiece which also features a beautiful tourbillon.
Watches: Arnold & Son Chronograph True Beat
Pre-Basel 2014: Arnold & Son continues to lead the way with another extremely creative timepiece with a stunning aesthetic. The Chronograph True Beat also hides a “world premiere”!
Watches: MCT Genève Sequential Two S200
Pre-Basel 2014: Long-time advocate of the square shape, MCT Genève finally introduces a round model for all the fans of their signature’s prism display that still favour the most traditional case shape.
Flash News: Chopard Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Chronograph 2014
Pre-Basel 2014: Chopard extends its Classic Racing line with a new piece in honour of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. A beautiful model, deeply rooted in the universe of racing.
Watches: Peter Speake-Marin Magister Tourbillon
Pre-Basel 2014: Speake-Marin launches the new “J Class” collection with the Magister tourbillon, a model of restraint and elegance with a beautifully classic face and intriguingly modern back.
Flash News: Oris 110 Years Limited Editions
Pre-Basel 2014: In honour of its 110th anniversary, Oris presents a new model that houses a brand new calibre developed in-house and featuring an interesting complication around the power reserve indication.
Flash News: Harry Winston Premier Chronograph 40 mm
Pre-Basel 2014: In preview for Basel, Harry Winston presents a new Premier Chronograph 40 mm for ladies with a sense of style and a weakness for what glitters…
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono
Pre-Basel 2014: Hublot did not wait for Baselworld to amaze us again: the brand new Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono is not just the Official Watch for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, it is the beating proof of Hublot’s stunning watchmaking know-how and perfect aesthetic sense!
News Flash: Chanel J12-365 Collection
Pre-Basel 2014: In Basel, Chanel will officially unveil an entirely new J12 collection for ladies only! The new J12-365 is smaller than its predecessors and features a brand new gold alloy on some versions.
Watches: Urwerk UR-210Y Black Hawk (+live pics)
Urwerk offers a new version of its remarkable UR-210 model. Nicknamed the “Black Hawk”, it remains in titanium and AlTiN-coated steel and features the brand’s first black fabric strap.
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon Openworked Platinum (+live pics)
This year Vacheron Constantin celebrates the art of openworking with a myriad of stunning creations. Although it seems hard to rank such beauties, the Patrimony Traditionnelle 14-Day Tourbillon Openworked Platinum stands out as the perfect balance between high watchmaking and outstanding skeletonising and engraving.
Flash News: Breva Genève Genie 02 Air
Breva Genève extends its Genie 02 range with the Genie 02 Air, a stealthy version that brings a new look to the brand’s exclusive models.
Watches: Montblanc Meisterstück Heritage Pulsograph (+live pics)
At this year’s SIHH, Montblanc presented its new Meisterstück Heritage collection and used this classically-designed line to revisit a horological icon: the doctor’s watch. Effortlessly elegant, the Meisterstück Heritage Pulsograph will also be extremely rare as only 90 pieces will be made.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon (+live pics)
At the SIHH 2014, Audemars Piguet surprised everyone with an avalanche of snow-white models. Futuristic in design and highly innovative technically speaking, the Royal Oak Concept was bound to be one of the brand’s models to play with its new white ceramic. It is in fact the Royal Oak Concept GMT Tourbillon that received a summery relooking.
Flash News: H. Moser & Cie Moser Perpetual 1 Black Edition
H. Moser & Cie departs from its usual gold or platinum models and introduces its very first watch in titanium, with a black DLC coating no less!
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Dual Time Manufacture Collection (+live pics)
Pre-Baselworld 2014: Ulysse Nardin continues to upgrade its iconic lines to manufacture status! This year, the brand will unveil the Dual Time Manufacture collection. A legendary model now equipped with the UN-334 in-house movement.
Photo Report: Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out (live pics)
During the Geneva week, Hublot presented its new collection, the Spirit of Big Bang. But it was also the perfect occasion to discover first-hand some of their previous releases. Let us have a closer look at the superb Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out unveiled in December but officially presented during the SIHH week.
Watches: Oris Pre-Baselworld 2014 Introductions
With no more than a few weeks until Baselworld, let us have a look at the pre-releases from the brand with the red rotor.
Watches: Zenith El Primero 410 Complete Calendar Chronograph (+live pics)
For the joy of many watch connoisseurs, Zenith resurrects another legendary calibre of its rich history, the El Primero 410, in a non-limited El Primero model that ticks all the right boxes and should be an instant hit among keen watch collectors…
Flash News: Arnold & Son Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time
Pre-Basel 2014: Arnold & Son reaches new heights with the Double Tourbillon Escapement Dual Time, a limited edition model that is part of the brand’s celebration of its 250 years of watchmaking history. No doubt John Arnold would be proud!
Photo Report: Zenith Pilot Aeronef Type 20 GMT The Wright Brothers 1903 (live pics)
Although I previously presented the stunning Aeronef Type 20 GMT The Wright Brothers 1903, I can’t resist the temptation of showing you some live pictures of this extremely attractive vintage-looking pilot’s watch.
Watches: Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Aerolithe Flyback Chronograph Collection
Among the beautiful watches Parmigiani Fleurier showed us at the SIHH, were the two Bugatti Aerolithe Flyback Chronograph models the brand created in tribute to a legendary car born in 1935.
Flash News: DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Retrograde Second Black PVD Titanium
This month DeWitt unveils a black addition to its beautiful Twenty-8-Eight Retrograde Second collection, giving a trendier touch to this great-looking watch.
Watches: JeanRichard 1681 Coussin Models in Blue
Pre-Basel 2014: JeanRichard introduces new stunning versions of the 1681 Central Second and the 1681 Small Second models. Youthful, joyful, contemporary, the beautiful hue of blue selected by the brand enhances the understated lines of the 1681 case.
Watches: Hublot King Power Paris Saint-Germain
Hublot continues to unveil stunning new models at a frantic pace! In tribute to the French football club Paris Saint-Germain the manufacture extends the King Power family with a great-looking red and blue model housing a 45-minute chronograph by two central hands.
Watches: MB&F Legacy Machine N°1 Xia Hang (+live pics)
MB&F reveals the first artistic interpretation of its Legacy Machine N°1 in collaboration with Beijing-based sculptor Xia Hang. Not just a sublime timepiece: this model also redefines how art and watchmaking can interact!
Watches: Van Cleef & Arpels Pierre Arpels Heure d'ici & Heure d'ailleurs
At this year’s SIHH, Van Cleef & Arpels came up with a very masculine interpretation of their “Poetic Complications”, the “Heure d'ici & Heure d'ailleurs” that blends elegance and originality.
Watches: Graham Silverstone Vintage 44
Pre-Basel 2014: Graham pays tribute to the origins of racing with two Silverstone Vintage 44 models that will officially be launched during Baselworld.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph Platinum
Audemars Piguet introduces a sublime platinum version of its Royal Oak Offshore Tourbillon Chronograph model with a hypnotic blue openwork dial and a neat black ceramic bezel. A sensational success on all counts!
Watches: Louis Moinet Qatar Tourbillon
Pre-Basel 2014: Louis Moinet pays homage to Qatar and continues its exploration of the beauty of rare materials with the use of the Qatar 001 meteorite to adorn the dial of this tourbillon model in limited edition.
Watches: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde 2014 Models
Pre-Basel: this year Maurice Lacroix plays with the design of its iconic Roue Carrée Seconde to show how creative they can be. And, for the first time, the brand also unveils a ladies’ version of this technical timepiece.
Flash News: Arnold & Son TB Victory National Museum of the Royal Navy Edition
Arnold & Son announces a special edition of the TB Victory for the National Museum of the Royal Navy.
Flash News: Franc Vila FVn N°19 Neo Alta United-States Patriot
Pre-Basel 2014: Just a few weeks before Baselworld, Franc Vila introduces a limited edition to pay tribute to the USA. Only 18 pieces of the FVn N°19 Neo Alta United-States Patriot will be made!
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Ferrari 2014 Collection
Pre-Basel 2014: The partnership between Hublot and Ferrari continues this year with the launch of three new models. Titanium and Carbon Fibre, Black Ceramic and Carbon Fibre or entirely in King Gold, the new beauties will not disappoint the brand’s countless aficionados!
Watches: Peter Speake-Marin Spirit Seafire Chronograph
Pre-Basel 2014: Just before Basel, Speake-Marin unveils his first-ever chronograph. Part of the Spirit collection, the new Spirit Seafire Chronograph bears all the brand’s design cues and represents a sportier alternative to the Spirit Wing Commander presented earlier this year.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Openworked Extra-Thin Pink Gold
This year was not just about the Royal Oak Offshore, Audemars Piguet also unveiled a beautiful skeleton version of the Royal Oak Extra-Thin in pink gold.
Watches: De Bethune DB28 Digitale and Dream Watch 5 (+live pics)
During the Geneva week, De Bethune unveiled two splendid illustrations of their great creativity and their extensive horological skills. Let us have a look at the DB28 Digitale and the Dream Watch 5, or two interpretations of the same unusual displays.
Watches: Roger Dubuis Hommage Automatic and Chronograph Collection (+live pics)
Roger Dubuis reinterprets the Hommage, its very first collection. In a seemingly classical case, the brand’s designers offer a breathtaking contemporary take on the age-old art of guilloché.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Pop Art Collection (+live pics)
Hublot has decided to spoil women with an extravagant collection inspired by the Pop Art movement. Prepare for an explosion of pink, blue, purple and apple green and re-discover how fun a watch can be!
Flash News: HYT H2 Blue Titanium and White Gold and H2 Red Titanium and Platinum
Pre-Basel 2014: With blue and red liquids the new H2 models from luxury brand HYT look more beautiful than ever. It is also more luxurious: the 48.80 mm case now includes white gold or platinum depending on the version.
Watches: Breva Genève Genie 02 Terre (+live pics)
During the Geneva week, Breva Genève unveiled the first timepiece of the Genie 02 collection. Sportier than the Genie 01, the watch retains its strong personality and the unusual altimeter complication.
Flash news: Jaeger-LeCoultre Master Grande Tradition à Quantième Perpétuel 8 Jours SQ
Just after the SIHH, Jaeger-LeCoultre unveils its Master Grande Tradition à Quantième Perpétuel 8 Jours SQ, a model that blends fine watchmaking with expert decorative skills.
Watches: Officine Panerai Pocket Watch 3 Days Oro Rosso and Oro Bianco
At the SIHH 2014, among a myriad of beautiful models, Panerai unveiled two stunning pocket watches that clearly exhibit all the design cues that form Panerai’s DNA, including an impressive size!
Watches: Arnold & Son Royal TEC1 Tourbillon Chronograph
Just before Basel, Arnold & Son surprises us with a magnificent piece equipped with a column-wheel chronograph and a tourbillon escapement. Part of the Royal Collection, this high-end model is classic and innovative at the same time, both aesthetically and technically.
Watches: Vulcain 50s Presidents' Pegasus Collection
Pre-Basel: Vulcain presents two cloisonné Grand Feu enamel timepieces to jointly mark the Year of the Horse and the opening of its Beijing boutique, the very first for the brand!
Flash News: Juvenia Sextant III
Headquartered in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Juvenia unveils the latest version of its Sextant model: a watch that may interest the watch enthusiasts with a weakness for unusual displays.
Watches: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Gravity Collection
Pre-Basel 2014: With the Masterpiece Gravity line, Maurice Lacroix enters into the silicon era and unveils two timepieces with a design as innovative as their movements.
Flash News: Panerai Boutique Editions for Aspen
Officine Panerai opens a boutique in Aspen and unveils three new “Boutique Edition” models especially designed for the ski resort city.
Watches: Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Collection (+live pics)
During the SIHH week, Hublot surprised us with an entirely new collection built around a tonneau-shaped case. This Spirit of Big Bang, however, retains all the design cues that have turned Hublot’s watches into icons.
Watches: Roger Dubuis Hommage Double Flying Tourbillon Hand-Made Guilloché Collection (+live pics)
This year Roger Dubuis – the brand – pays a magnificent homage to Roger Dubuis – the man – and the Double Flying Tourbillon with its sensational hand-made guilloché face is one of the most beautiful timepieces of the year so far.
Photo Report: Ulysse Nardin Classico Horse
In Geneva, we saw the Champlevé enamel model Ulysse Nardin created for the Year of the Horse. Here are some live pictures of this Classico Horse…
Watches: Perrelet Turbine XL Vegas Collection
Pre-Basel: Perrelet unveils three models ahead of Baselworld: after the Turbine XL America, here come the three Turbine XL models dedicated to Las Vegas and the world of gambling.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 44mm Black & White Ceramic (+live pics)
The Royal Oak Offshore 44mm collection needed a little boost of colour and here it comes: in its new white ceramic version the watch looks more stunning than ever! This iconic timepiece is now ready for summer...
Flash News: Alpina Startimer Pilot's Watches
Pre-Basel 2014: Alpina gives us a preview of this year’s collection with two models from the Startimer collection: an Automatic model and a new chronograph with beautiful sunray dials.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Dark Jeans (+live pics)
Since its creation jeans has remained an essential fashion item and Hublot continues to offer jeans watches in new shades of blue. After ladies’ and men’s models in washed denim, Hublot turn to raw denim for the new Big Bang Dark Jeans for fashion-conscious gentlemen.
Flash News: Glashütte Original PanoInverse Datum Automatik
Pre-Basel 2014: This year, Glashütte Original enriches its PanoInverse collection with a self-winding model equipped with a large date, the PanoInverse Datum Automatik.
Flash News: Girard-Perregaux 1966 and Vintage 1945 XXL Blue Collection
Pre-Basel 2014: Girard-Perregaux brings colour to its legendary 1966 and Vintage 1945 collection. Dressed in blue, these timepieces look better than ever!
Watches: Corum Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon
Pre-Basel 2014: a little more than six weeks before Baselworld, Corum makes a big splash by unveiling an extremely high-end model. Inside a beautiful and contemporary case, the Admiral’s Cup AC-One 45 Double Tourbillon hides no less than two tourbillon escapements.
Watches: Special Valentine's Day Medley
In case you ran out of ideas for this year’s Valentine's Day, here is a little help from the Swiss industry with four models created for this romantic day.
Watches: Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW Côtes de Genève
Pre-Basel 2014: Jaquet Droz offers a sneak peek of what to expect for Baselworld this year: a new version of the elegant Grande Seconde SW with fine Côtes de Genève in beautiful shades of grey.
Flash News: Oris Darryl O'Young Limited Edition Chronograph
Oris introduces a new Darryl O’Young timepiece to mark its tenth participation in the Macau Grand Prix race.
Watches: Greubel Forsey Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain Pavé White Gold (+live pics)
With the new Tourbillon 24 Secondes Contemporain Pavé, Greubel Forsey successfully combine the best of two worlds: High Horology with the GF01C calibre and High Jewellery with a sensational invisible setting of baguette-cut diamonds of the highest quality.
Watches: Hublot for Womanity Foundation 2014
Hublot confirms its support to the Womanity Foundation by unveiling two beautiful models in honour of the important work carried out by the former Smiling Children Foundation. Two original timepieces with an unusual colour touch.
Watches: DeWitt Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon (+live pics)
DeWitt unveils a very poetic interpretation of the moon phase complication. The Twenty-8-Eight Full Moon represents what this manufacture is all about: beautifully crafted watches with unique personality.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Pelé
A few months before the Brazilian FIFA World Cup, Hublot takes advantage of the opening of its Rio de Janeiro boutique to unveil the Classic Fusion Chronograph Aero Pelé.
Watches: Peter Speake-Marin Spirit Wing Commander
Pre-Basel 2014: Speake-Marin unveils the latest member of the Spirit collection, the Spirit Wing Commander. A beautiful watch in pure Speake-Marin style with large date and power reserve complications.
Watches: Bovet Amadeo Fleurier 43 Year of the Horse
In honour of the Chinese New Year, Pascal Raffy and his team at Bovet have created a unique piece featuring a miniature painting of a horse on white mother-of-pearl.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Diver White Ceramic (+live pics)
Audemars Piguet gives in a little more to the appeal of ceramic and offers a sensational white version of the Royal Oak Offshore Diver. Prepare to be amazed by what could be the best sports watch of the year!
Watches: Romain Jérôme 1969 Heavy Metal Meteorite and Silicium (+live pics)
Romain Jérôme introduces an extremely interesting new collection named 1969 Heavy Metal with dials made of meteorite or silicium with a special PVD treatment. Great watches at a very competitive price!
Watches: Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Métrographe Collection (+live pics)
Parmigiani Fleurier unveils the Tonda Métro collection “for the wrists of busy city dwelers, as they live and breathe every minute of the day”: a real breakthrough into a new market segment for the brand.
Watches: Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées (+live pics)
This year Vacheron Constantin bares it all and proves that not only do they master the ancestral art of openworking but also manage to transcend it to create extremely contemporary pieces with its Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées collection.
Watches: Richard Mille 2014 Collection
True to its reputation, Richard Mille amazed us this year with six new men’s models, technical and aesthetically unique as always. Let’s have a look at these outstanding timepieces.
Watches: Montblanc TimeWalker Chronograph 100 (+live pics)
Montblanc continues its breakthrough into the world of high frequencies with the streamlined TimeWalker Chronograph 100. Developed by Minerva, this mechanical wonder measures the 1/100th of a second.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore 42 mm 2014 Collection (+live pics)
At this year’s SIHH, Audemars Piguet revealed an entirely revamped Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42 mm collection. Let us have a look at these stunning timepieces.
Watches: Hublot Big Bang Unico All Black and Carbon (+live pics)
Hublot adds two stunning versions to the Big Bang Unico collection introduced last year at Baselworld: an all-black model crafted in ceramic and a timepiece produced in carbon fibre now complete the initial four watches made of either titanium or King Gold.
Watches: Christophe Claret Poker Collection (+live pics)
Christophe Claret puts an end to his amazing series of timepieces inspired by card games with a new model dedicated to the Texas Hold’em poker game.
Watches: Bvlgari Octo Chronograph
Bvlgari expands its successful Octo line with the Octo Chronograph, a well-balanced model crafted in stainless steel or pink gold.
Flash news: IWC Aquatimer Deep Three
Pre-SIHH 2014: IWC reaffirms its expertise with diver’s watches with the launch of the third generation of depth gauge models: the Aquatimer Deep Three
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Classico Horse
Ulysse Nardin unveils its 2014 timepiece dedicated to the Chinese Zodiac: in a rose gold case, the new Classico Horse showcases a beautiful Champlevé enamel dial.
Watches: Arnold & Son Time Pyramid Steel
Arnold & Son unveils a new version of its amazing Time Pyramid model. This marvel of transparency and symmetry is now available in a steel case with a black alligator strap.
Watches: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Doha Edition
To celebrate the opening of its new boutique in Doha, Audemars Piguet unveils a limited Royal Oak Offshore that will only be available in Qatar.
Watches: Les Ambassadeurs Genève 50th Anniversary
Les Ambassadeurs celebrates 50 years of dedication to its clients and to Fine Watchmaking. For this occasion, the famous retailer unveils no less than six limited editions.
Watches: JeanRichard Nocturnal Adventurers Collection
JeanRichard starts the New Year with three lovely timepieces dressed in black. The “Nocturnal Adventurers” collection plays on the chic and sporty sides of this timeless colour.
Flash news: Roger Dubuis Hommage Chronograph
Pre-SIHH 2014: With just two weeks before the Geneva show, let us have a closer look at the Hommage Chrongraph that Roger Dubuis will officially introduce at the SIHH.
Watches: Zenith Pilot Aeronef Type 20 GMT The Wright Brothers 1903
110 years ago the Wright Brothers achieved the first self-powered flight. A pivotal date in aviation history that Zenith celebrates with the Pilot Aeronef Type 20 GMT The Wright Brothers 1903.
Watches: A Mythical Journey by Piaget
Piaget introduces a magnificent collection dedicated to Asia and India. Under the poetic name “A Mythical Journey by Piaget”, the manufacture presents a myriad of new watches showcasing its expertise in the field of decorative arts.
Watches: Hublot King Power Oceanographic 4,000 Cheval Blanc Randheli
Hublot celebrates the opening of a new Cheval Blanc resort on the island of Randheli in the Maldives with a very limited edition of the King Power Oceanographic 4,000.
Flash news: IWC Aquatimer 2014 Collection
Pre-SIHH 2014: it seems that 2014 will be the year of the Aquatimer collection again. Here is a brief preview of what IWC intends to unveil in January.
Watches: Hublot King Power Las Vegas
Hublot honours Nevada’s most (in?)famous city with two sensational King Power models in beautiful shades of grey. These timepieces are only available at Hublot’s boutique in Las Vegas, located in the Forum Shops at the luxurious and iconic Caesars Palace.
Watches: Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Horse
Pre-SIHH 2014: Chopard unveils its homage to the Year of the Horse in the Chinese zodiac. Adorned with ancestral lacquering techniques, the L.U.C XP Urushi Horse could be the timepiece you need to bring a bit of art and poetry to your collection.
Watches: Cartier Tank MC Two Tone Skeleton Pink Gold
Pre-SIHH 2014: Cartier moves up a gear in the previews race that precedes the SIHH. Here is the fourth stunning timepiece revealed by the brand: the Tank MC Two Tone Skeleton in pink gold.
Flash news: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Qatar 135th Anniversary
December 18 was the 135th anniversary of the founding of the State of Qatar. For this occasion, Audemars Piguet launches a new limited Royal Oak Offshore model.
Watches: Hublot Classic Fusion Tourbillon Night-Out
As part of its year-end celebration, Hublot unveils the Classic Fusion Tourbilon Night-Out in black ceramic.
Watches: Cartier Rotonde Astrocalendaire
Pre-SIHH 2014: With the Rotonde Astrocalendaire, Cartier offers a new take on the perpetual calendar complication and creates a unique 3-dimensional sight.
Watches: Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Year of the Horse Timepieces
Jaquet Droz enters the race to the Year of the Horse with three stunning timepieces from the “Les Ateliers d’Art” collection and proves its expertise in the field of the artistic crafts.
Watches: Cartier Rotonde Earth and Moon
Pre-SIHH 2014: Cartier continues to tease us with amazing sneak peeks of the 2014 collection. The Rotonde de Cartier Earth and Moon features an “on-demand” moon phase indication: a sensational world-first!
Watches: Panerai Mumbai Boutique Edition Models
Panerai’s boutique in Mumbai introduces its two limited edition watches: a Luminor Marina and a Radiomir 10 Days GMT adorned with the Gateway of India.
Watches: H. Moser & Cie Palladium Collection with Blue Fumé Dials
H. Moser & Cie offers a palladium case and a superb blue fumé dial to three of its most famous models: the Mayu, the Monard, and the Perpetual 1. Only 20 pieces of each timepiece will be produced.
Watches: Hublot King Power Spider Bang
Hublot pays homage to Anderson “The Spider” Silva with two beautiful King Power models. Design-wise, they are among the most original models introduced by the brand this year.
Watches: Piaget Altiplano 38mm 900P
Pre-SIHH 2014: With the Altiplano 38mm 900P to be officially unveiled at the SIHH, Piaget reclaims the title for the world's thinnest mechanical watch. At only 3.65 mm the watch showcases Piaget’s expertise in ultra-thin watchmaking!
Watches: Harry Winston Ocean Dual Time Monochrome
Harry Winston’s Ocean Dual Time gets a monochromatic makeover this year. Looking greater than ever, this stunning watch puts on an almost industrial look that fits perfectly with its technical display.
Watches: Big Bang Zegg & Cerlati Yellow Gold
Hublot and Zegg & Cerlati continue their fruitful collaboration with a new limited edition: the Big Bang Zegg & Cerlati Yellow Gold will be presented at the “Bal de Noël de Monte-carlo” opening the winter season on The Rock.
Watches: Cartier Calibre Diver Collection
Pre-SiHH 2014: Cartier enters the field of sport watches with a true diver’s watch. The Calibre Diver satisfies the demanding technical requirements of the ISO 6425 standard while retaining all the design cues that make Cartier’s distinctive style.
Watches: Clerc Genève Hydroscaph H1 Chronometer Diver
In an explosion of colours, but always in a very tasteful combination, Clerc Genève introduces the Hydroscaph H1 Chronometer Diver timepiece. A three-hand COSC-certified diving watch that is water resistant to 500 meters.
Watches: Romain Jérôme Skylab Collection
Romain Jérôme introduces its first ever skeleton timepiece. The stunning Skylab is offered in three beautiful versions showcasing an extremely contemporary skeleton movement.
Watches: Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture
This year Ulysse Nardin bares it all with two versions of the Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture timepiece. With these magnificent watches the brand confirms its talent for manufacturing movements in-house that are not only complex and innovative (full of silicon) but also beautiful to look at.
Watches: Harry Winston Project Z6 Excenter Alarm Blue Edition
Harry Winston knows what a great-looking timepiece is all about: the brand continues the Project Z6 Excenter Alarm story with a superb blue edition. Sporty but finished to the highest possible standards.
Watches: Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso 1931 Chocolate
Pre-SIHH 2014: Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces a new Grande Reverso 1931 with a beautiful chocolate dial and a matching Cordovan leather strap from Casa Fagliano.