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H. Moser & Cie Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club Limited Edition

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Three limited edition pieces created by H. Moser & Cie. exclusively for members of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club.

H. Moser & Cie, an independent, Swiss, family-run watch manufacture, has partnered with the Swiss Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club to create three highly exclusive, timeless models. Three limited edition pieces were created by H. Moser & Cie. exclusively for members of the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club. All three of them feature a deep midnight blue dial graced with a sunburst finish and adorned with the Club’s logo. These three limited editions, the Venturer Small Seconds and Endeavour Small Seconds, are available with o...

Breitling Navitimer 46 Blacksteel

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The famous aviation-inspired watch series, Navitimer, which is Breitling’s most popular model and the world’s oldest continuously produced chronograph, welcomes a new addition this summer.

The XL version of the classic Navitimer, measuring 46 mm in diameter, is now presented in the Blacksteel edition, distinguished by its all-black body, its two-counter dial, and a sleek black oscillating weight. A cult model that was first introduced back in 1952, now appears in a more generous diameter and all blacked-out to enhance the masculinity of its design. The rather large case of Breitling Navitimer 46 Blacksteel is molded from satin-brushed stainless steel and coated with black-colored carbon-based treatment, most probably DLC, even...

Ulysse Nardin Skeleton Tourbillon Pearl

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Ulysse Nardin presents a completely new, high jewelry version of its Skeleton Tourbillon, an elite timepiece that is very much sought-after by watch collectors worldwide.

At Baselworld 2013, the house of Ulysse Nardin opened a new chapter in its rich history with a new in-house made chronograph movement - the caliber UN-170. This is when the brand introduced the Skeleton Tourbillon Manufacture, a model that pays tribute to the company’s watchmaking expertise and refined artistic sensibility. Exploring the most delicate themes, such as lightweightness and transparency, the watchmakers have reduced the structure of the movement to its bare essentials. Transparent and fluid in design, and radiant in lumino...

Chopard Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition

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Chopard, the Official Timing Partner for Porsche Motorsport since 2014, honors the latest edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a new special edition.

This year, the Swiss watchmaker is presenting the Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition, a robust, masculine chronograph of avant-garde design. The luxurious and bold timepiece, distinguished by its intense black, white and red detailing, is inspired by the new Porsche 919 Hybrid from the German team. The new Superfast Chrono Porsche 919 Black Edition, created especially for the 84th edition of the popular endurance race, is a 100-piece limited series exclusively available in Chopard boutiques. Even more exclusive than the original 919...

IWC Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph Edition Boesch

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The famous Swiss watch manufacturer, IWC Schaffhausen, honors the craftsmanship of Swiss boat builder Boesch with a second special edition. The gorgeous new Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph Edition Boesch is an elegant sporty chronograph adorned with decorative elements made from mahogany.

Mahogany, a dominant element in this special edition, appears as a color of the dial, and even more prominently at the back of the case, which features a mahogany inlay made especially for the watch by Boesch itself. This elegant sports chronograph makes a number of references to the boatbuilding craft. For example, mahogany is used for luxurious wooden boat models. The inside of the glass back cover features an imprint of the stylized ship’s propeller, symbolizing the exclusive boatbuilding company from the shores of Lake Zurich. Moreove...

Laurent Ferrier Galet Square Swiss Finetiming Limited Edition Vintage America I

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The house of Laurent Ferrier is adding a new exclusive model to its Galet collection.

Galet, the brand’s first collection, debuted in 2010 with Galet Classic Tourbillon Double Hairspring. Same year, the model was awarded by the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix. Five years later, at BaselWorld 2015, Laurent Ferrier unveiled the Galet Square fitted with a Micro-Rotor with natural escapement. In 2016, the evolution of the Galet continued with a new model, which represents a perfect fusion between two previous: The Galet Classic Square Tourbillon Double Hairspring. In each of its renditions, the Galet Classic incorporates at t...

Armin Strom Max Chilton Edge Double Barrel

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The famous Swiss manufacture, Armin Strom, known for its power-loaded skeleton watches, introduces a very special edition of its Edge Double Barrel model.

This time, the newly introduced sporty timepiece is dedicated to a friend and brand ambassador Max Chilton, who is a world-famous professional racing car driver. The Max Chilton edition of the powerful Edge Double Barrel commemorates Chilton’s debut at North American Verizon IndyCar Series, where he finished seventh in the 250-lap race, and first among the rookies.   This very special version of Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel features striking blue highlights, evocative of Chilton’s blue-colored Chevrolet racecar. Chil...

Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black Collection

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Yesterday in New York City, Omega unveiled its new Deep Black Collection of contemporary Seamaster Planet Ocean watches with Master Chronometer certification.

As announced by the famous Swiss brand, the new Seamaster Planet Ocean Collection will be rolled out across the world over the next several months. The range comprises four ceramic models, which are the combination of a divers’ watch and a GMT. What makes them even more exclusive is the fact that they feature all of Omega’s latest technologies, including Master Chronometer certification, Ceramics, Rubber, Liquidmetal®, 18k Sedna™ gold and OMEGA Ceragold™. The Deep Black Collection takes everything that Omega has d...

10 tips to spot a fake Rolex

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Used Rolex watches are big business for unsavory sellers. What's real and what's fake? That's what buyers need to know. "The question is simple but the answer is seldom easy," says Avi Dayan, an international expert on used Rolex watches. "Trickery and deceit is the hallmark of those who peddle phony Rolex watches." The finest Rolex detectives 'know the devil is in the details,' says Dayan. "When the pros inspect a watch their attention is always focused on the little things most people would never notice."

  International expert on used Rolex watches, Avi Dayan, offers 10 tips for telling a real Rolex from a fake one. 10 tips that tell a real Rolex from a fake They have never manufactured a watch with a see-through case. If you see a glass-back case on a watch, move on. You're not looking at a Rolex. Rolex has never fabricated a case or a band with even the smallest amount of rubber. You know it's a fake if you feel rubber. Skeleton dials display the moving parts of a timepiece. They have never made a skeleton dial. Oyster Perpetual...

DeWitt Academia Mathematical

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The DeWitt Academia Mathematical is the laureate watch in the category «Design» at the WatchFair Luxembourg 2016.

The DeWitt Academia Mathematical, a watch introduced at BaselWorld 2015, is DeWitt’s fourth concept watch. This imaginative automatic timepiece is inspired by historical mystery watches, on which certain components are hidden from the eye of the observer, so it appears like hands are floating freely above the dial, without any obvious connection to the movement. On the mystery watches, the movement is transmitted to the hands through an invisible wheel, which is typically made of transparent sapphire. In its modern-day variant, the mys...

Harry Winston Twist Automatic

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld watch and jewelry show, Harry Winston introduced a gorgeous new high jewelry wristwatch, inspired by a historic Harry Winston bracelet.

Harry Winston is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer, founded in New York City in 1932, by Mr. Harry Winston – a gemologist and creator of some of the most beautiful fine jewelry timepieces. Mr. Winston, who managed to revolutionize fine jewelry designs, was known as the "King of Diamonds," and the "Jeweler to the Stars.” One of his finest creations, the 1960s Emerald Twist Bracelet, inspires the latest haute horlogerie creation for ladies. The spectacular new model of hypnotic beauty is made of rubies and diamonds, highlighting the...

Zenith Heritage Pilot Ton-Up

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld 2016 watch and jewelry show, the house of Zenith unveiled a new model of its Pilot collection - Zenith Heritage Pilot Ton-Up.

This interesting new model, imbued with a vintage spirit, is inspired by the ‘Café Racer’ biker movement born in England in the 1920s. A café racer is a lightly powered motorcycle optimized for speed and handling, rather than comfort. Café racers are noted for their visual minimalism and outstanding performance. The early models, coveted by rebellious fans of the early 20th century, were able to reach speeds to up to 160km/h. Zenith’s new creation, the Heritage Pilot Ton-up timepiece, evokes these bikes an...

ochs und junior annual calendar LIGHT

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ochs und junior, one of our favorite independent watchmakers, is coming out with a new model – the annual calendar LIGHT.

In case you’re not familiar with the brand, and chances are high that you're not, ochs und junior watches are designed by Ludwig Oechslin, a brilliant watchmaker who prides himself in creating rigorously simple watches. And, indeed, ochs und junior timepieces are inspired by simplicity, offering the most functional representation of time in the most elegant manner possible. The brand produces a maximum of 300 watches per year, and these watches aren't even marked with the brand's name. Moreover, they don't have any retailers – the w...

Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar

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Earlier this year, at the world's most prestigious watch and jewelry show – BaselWorld 2016 – the house of Ulysse Nardin unveiled a number of its most recent creative and technological innovations. Among them is the Ulysse Nardin Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar, a model that showcases impressive mechanical achievement.

The new Marine Chronograph Annual Calendar demonstrates the brand’s philosophy of timekeeping simplicity. It gives a simple, and user-friendly answer to the puzzle of complexity of time. While most watches that feature a calendar function require constant adjustment to ensure that the correct date is always displayed, an annual calendar displays day, date and month with minimal user intervention. An annual calendar engages the user only once per year, as it requires setting the date only at the end of February. 1533-150_40...

Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor Tourbillon GMT Titano

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Earlier this year, on the occasion of the SIHH 2016 exhibition, Officine Panerai introduced one of its most significant pieces for this year – the remarkable skeletonized tourbillon with GMT function - Lo Scienziato Luminor Tourbillon GMT Titano.

The watch belongs to the “Lo Scienziato” collection, which pays tribute to the Tuscan genius of Galileo Galilei. The range comprises heavily skeletonized tourbillons honors Galilei as one of the rare inventors whose discoveries laid the foundations for future development of mechanical watches. The latest addition to the Lo Scienziato series is the Luminor 1950 Tourbillon GMT Titano, which is a special edition timepiece available in only 150 exemplars. Thanks to the clever choice of material, the Panerai Lo Scienziato Luminor Tour...

Edox SharkMan I Limited Edition

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Edox, one of the rare Swiss manufactures that has remained in continuous production ever since 1884, is today a leader in making of precision sports watches for use on sea and land. The brand’s latest release is the attractive, modern-looking SharkMan I Limited Edition diver’s watch, which is, as you may have guessed, dedicated to Edox watch ambassador Christian Redl, who is also known as „The Sharkman. “

Redl, who is currently the world champion in freeform ice diving, is also trying to find a way to raise awareness about the global plight of the sharks, which are killed in the tens of millions each year for their fins. Only last year, close to 100 million sharks were slaughtered, either for food, their fins, or as by-product in other catches. As a part of the global initiative to save sharks, Redl will appear in a new movie documentary, Shark Rescue, which will be released in 2017. The objective of this project is to bust the myths about shark...

DeWitt Blue Empire

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The house of DeWitt presents its latest jewelry watch collection dedicated to ladies – DeWitt Blue Empire.

The Blue Empire range comprises four different versions of simple and sophisticated timepieces adorned with diamonds and delicate feminine details. These gorgeous, slender watches are available in 36-mm diameter cases, crafted in either 18-carat rose gold or 18-carat gold and steel. Each of the gorgeous four watches is finished with a luxurious metal wristband with jewelry fastenings, while the wristband of the rose gold model features a strip of round diamonds at its center. DeWitt Blue Empire is named after its midnight blue dial finished...

Breitling for Bentley B06 Midnight Carbon

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Breitling's much sought-after Midnight Carbon series welcomes yet another addition. This time, the Bentley B06 model, distinguished by its Manufacture Breitling Calibre B06 with exclusive “30-second chronograph” system, arrives in an all-black limited edition series.

The new Breitling for Bentley B06 Midnight Carbon features a satin-brushed stainless steel case with a black steel bezel decorated with a knurled motif inspired by the Bentley radiator grilles. The bezel is coated with black high-resistance carbon-based material, which makes it even sturdier and more resistant to shocks. A striking contrast is obtained by pairing the all-black case with a gorgeous, shimmering black mother-of-pearl dial. The rarely beautiful nacre is contrasted with matt counters and red and white indications. Bentley B06 Mid...

Cuervo y Sobrinos Torpedo Pirata GMT

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Cuervo y Sobrinos, the famous Cuban-Swiss brand with a distinctively lively Latin spirit, introduces a new model designed for gentlemen of good taste.

The new Torpedo Pirata GMT, aptly nicknamed “a romantic rebel,” evokes the historical past of Cuervo y Sobrinos brand, and its place of origin. Caribbean islands such as Cuba, Tortuga and Santo Domingo, were from around 1560 up until the 1720s the most popular pirate strongholds.  The new Cuervo y Sobrinos Torpedo Pirata GMT conveys the spirit of freedom of the bygone era, and pays a tribute to the rebellious and romantic side of the adventurers. The 45 mm-wide case of the Torpedo Pirata watch is shaped like a cannon mouth,...

Chopard Grand Prix De Monaco Historique 2016 Race Edition

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Chopard's famous Grand Prix de Monaco Historique collection welcomes two limited edition chronographs, designed to honor the latest edition of the world's most prestigious classic racing competition.

Described as powerful diver's instruments, these sporty yet elegant timepieces are paying tribute to the tenth edition of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the luxurious classic car event that Chopard has been partnering and serving as official timekeeper since 2002. As always, the design of two powerful chronographs is inspired by historical cars. In addition, the chronographs are designed to support the competitors taking part in the race. These reliable and perfectly legible chronographs may serve as reliable measuring instruments for...

Jaquet Droz pays homage to the art of paillonné enameling

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The house of Jaquet Droz has just released a very special range in celebration of the ancestral decorative art of paillonné enameling.

Paillonné enameling is an 18th century technique that consists of hand-positioning delicate, thin sheets of gold (paillons), one by one, to create harmonious geometrical patterns on the colored enamel, which is then set under a coat of translucent enamel fondant. Pierre Jaquet-Droz was an expert on these techniques, and he even took the art of paillonné enameling to its zenith in the 18th century.  The modern-day craftsmen of Jaqued Droz, working in the Maison’s Ateliers d'Art in La Chaux-de-Fonds, created new limite...

TAG Heuer FORMULA 1 Red Bull Racing Team watch

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Two special series in honor of the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team

A couple of months ago, in December 201, TAG Heuer was announced as the Official Timekeeper & Official Watch of the Formula 1 Red Bull Racing team. On the occasion, TAG Heuer and Formula 1 announced that they are collaborating on the new 2016 car Red Bull Racing - TAG Heuer RB12", with TAG Heuer being included in the team's official name. Interesting enough, this is the first time ever that a watchmaker has been named directly in the formal title of an Formula 1 team. Yesterday, on the occasion of The Monaco Grand Prix, a Formula One mot...

Ateliers deMonaco Tourbillon Ronde d’Or Grand Prix de Monaco 1966

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Atelirs deMonaco introduces a unique piece - the new Tourbillon Ronde d’Or - Grand Prix de Monaco 1966. The watch is issued in celebration of the 74th Grand Prix de Monaco. It pays an elegant tribute to one of the world's most significant automotive events, and commemorates the historic 1966 race.

In its latest iteration, the Ateliers deMonaco Tourbillon Ronde d’Or model features a stunning, multi-layered dial in solid 18-karat white gold. The surface of the dial is graced with hand-made engravings, representing the poster of the 1966 Grand Prix de Monaco. The scene, set in front of the famed Palace of Monaco, features the green BRM driven by Graham Hill chasing John Surtee’s red Ferrari. The dial is produced by Ateliers deMonaco master hand-engraver, Bernard Ditzof, who uses a delicate technique that requires a great amou...

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster 1969 Cohiba Edition

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The famous watch manufacturer Zenith celebrates the 50th anniversary of a Cuban legend – Cohiba!

Cohiba, a brand of premium cigars, the Cuban state-owned tobacco company, celebrates its 50th birthday in 2016. The brand was founded in 1966, as a limited production private marque supplied exclusively to Fidel Castro and the highest officers of the Communist Party of Cuba and Cuban government. The cigars, which were often given to other state representatives as diplomatic gifts, were released commercially for sale to the public in 1982. Today, they are the most sought-after cigars in the world, receiving the highest scores in the line from bl...

Breitling Chronoliner Red Gold Limited Edition

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Breitling's new Chronoliner Limited Series belongs to the recently introduced Chronoliner range, which made its debut in 2015. The Chronoliner series is strongly influenced by the watch designs from the 50’s and 60’s. This modern, aviation themed watch with a vintage appeal asserts itself as an authentic captain’s watch, worthy to be worn by the most important man that commands the aircraft.

Breitling Chronoliner is quite a large piece, measuring 46 millimeters in diameter, which is a common size for Breitling’s watches nowadays. The vintage-style case is completed with piston chronograph pushers and a black panda dial with white sub-counters. The architecture of the dial reveals that the registers are positioned at 6, 9, and 12 instead of 3, 6, and 9, while the features a 24-hour scale instead of 12. Another fixed 24-hour scale is printed on the dial, allowing the wearer to track time in three separate time zones. The ski...

MB&F Legacy Machine No. 1 Silberstein

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The house of MB&F introduces a new range of its imaginative Logical Machines.

As always, the latest iteration pays homage to the rich watchmaking traditions of the 18th and 19th centuries, by answering the question that Maximilian Büsser, the founder of MB&F, frequently asks himself: “What would MB&F watches have looked like they had been designed 100 years ago?” As we all know by now, the answer to this question is a retro futuristic range of avant-garde watches based on the classic principles of traditional Swiss watchmaking. The latest edition of MB&F Legacy Machines is designed in coll...

Urwerk UR-106 Black Pink Lotus

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The latest model in Urwerk’s 106 series is dedicated to ladies who appreciate fine watchmaking.

In its most recent iteration, the UR-106 model is a pink lotus with a dark side. It turns a shadowy carousel encased in a matte black case, and placed under a delicate arch of deep black diamonds. The new Black Pink lotus conveys Urwerk’s recognizable avant-garde spirit. The original indications and complications illustrate that same creativity and complexity that Urwerk has been known for for almost 20 years now. The UR-106 Black Pink Lotus is built around Urwerk‘s signature satellite hours indication, based on the wanderin...

IWC Portofino Automatic Moon Phase 37 Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation”

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In 2016, IWC Schaffhausen celebrates its 10th special edition with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

Since 2005, IWC has been one of the main sponsors of the global sports-based charity that works to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and adolescents in over 35 countries all around the world. The new, celebratory timepiece, limited to 1500 exemplars worldwide, marks the tenth special edition to be launched by IWC as a part of its commitment to Laureus. As always, a portion of the proceeds from sales will go to Laureus to help support its charity projects. The beautiful new IWC Portofino Automatic Moon Phase 37 Edition “Laureu...

Richard Mille to launch RM055 Bubba Watson Dark & White Legend Limited Editions

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The famous creator of luxury Swiss watches, Richard Mille, introduces two exclusive limited edition watches, dedicated to Bubba Watson - a renowned American professional golfer, and a multiple major champion, who plays on the PGA Tour.

In fact, Watson’s most expensive piece of equipment is the Richard Mille watch worth $825,000 – the RM 38-01 Tourbillon! In 2016, Richard Mille extends its line of watches designed in partnership with Bubba Watson. The brand announces the launch of two new limited edition versions of the RM 055, available exclusively in the Americas. This time, the Bubba Watson watch comes in an all-black case, topped with a NTPT Carbon bezel, and held on a sporty black bracelet. There are two variants to choose from: the RM055 Bubba Watson Dark...

Harry Winston Premier Pearly Lace Automatic 36mm

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Harry Winston unveiled its latest watch creations at Baselworld 2016. Among them is a new piece of the Premier Collection – the Premier Pearly Lace Automatic 36mm.

The Premier Collection was the first watch collection introduced by Harry Winston, back in 1989. The range, which is now emblematic of the brand identity, is distinguished by its signature three arches on the case, evocative of the façade of the Harry Winston Salon on Fifth Avenue. The collection captures the distinctive spirit of Harry Winston, and often cleverly demonstrates the company’s creativity in watchmaking. The latest addition to the Premier Collection remains true to Mr. Winston’s ability to transform nature’...

Richard Mille RM 35-02 Rafael Nadal

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Richard Mille has just introduced a new watch to its famous Rafael Nadal line. The partnership between the haute horlogerie brand and the famous tennis player, which began back in 2008, served as a starting point for some of the most extraordinary creations in contemporary watchmaking.

The new RM 30-02 is designed in response to a request from many Richard Mille customers and watch collectors for a self-winding movement at the heart of the Rafael Nadal Calibre.  As the brand’s ambassador, Rafael Nadal was also an integral part of the design and testing processes of the watch, which will certainly be remembered as the first automatic watch in the collection. The new Richard Mille RM 35-02 Rafael Nadal is powered by the new RMAL1 calibre, and housed in a gorgeous red-colored case made of Quartz-TPT. The material i...

Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Hammerhead Shark

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Ulysse Nardin has just introduced the new Diver Chronograph Hammerhead Shark, a watch equipped with an innovative self-winding manufacture chronograph UN-150 with silicium escapement and balance spring.

In 2013, with the caliber UN-150, the house of Ulysse Nardin has begun producing its own in-house chronograph movements. The caliber, which is a founding pillar of the Marine Chronograph Manufacture watch collection, now equips the Diver Chronograph Hammerhead Shark, thus making this classic marine instrument even more powerful. The new Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Hammerhead Shark celebrates 20 years of the Marine collection. To mark this special occasion, the chronograph is issued in a limited edition in both stainless steel (300 pieces)...

Chopard L.U.C XP 35 mm Esprit de Fleurier Peony

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Chopard, the famous Swiss watch and jewelry manufacturer, unites two of its major skills in a new LUC model.

On the occasion of the BaselWorld trade show, earlier this year, Chopard introduced the L.U.C XP 35 mm Esprit de Fleurier Peony timepiece of lavish elegance and technical sophistication. The L.U.C. XP model, which serves as the starting point for the new creation, is a flagship model among the Chopard Haute Horlogerie collection of L.U.C watches. Two years ago, Chopard introduced its L.U.C. in smaller size, with a 35 mm diameter, dedicated to the ladies. In 2016, the Maison offers another feminine interpretation of the famous L.U.C, which is no...

Louis Vuitton Voyager GMT

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The latest timepiece coming from Louis Vuitton’s workshop is the Louis Vuitton Voyager GMT, a watch designed to accompany frequent travelers on their journeys.

Louis Vuitton, a French fashion house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton, is best known for its luxury trunk and leather goods. However, since 2002, when the Tambour watch collection was introduced, Louis Vuitton embarked on a journey to establish itself in a luxury watch segment. In 2014, Louis Vuitton opened its own watch manufacture - La Fabrique du Temps Louis Vuitton in Meyrin, Switzerland. This is where the Maison’s designers, artisans, and watchmakers collaborate on new creations inspired by time and travel, both deeply rooted in Lou...

Bell & Ross BR 03 AeroGT watches

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The Bell & Ross AeroGT concept car, designed by Bruno Belamic, Creative Director of Bell & Ross, was the starting point for the creation of a new watch duo inspired by the automotive world – the BR 03 AeroGT models.

This year, the famous watchmaking brand is presenting computer-generated images of its AeroGT extreme grand sports car project. The images of this stunning vehicle, streamlined as a jet, are showing what a Bell & Ross car might look like. Known for its associations with the world of aviation, Bell & Ross has created a super car inspired by aeronautics. The AeroGT is an extremely low (1,10m) aerodynamic car that measures 4.7 meters in length. Its pointed forms and sharp angles are said to be reminiscent of stealth airplanes. The car draw...

Bulgari Lucea Il Giardino Paradiso

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At BaselWorld 2016, the house of Bulgari unveiled new models of its women’s watch collection - Lucea.

The name of this utterly luxurious, feminine range, is a linguistic blend of words 'luce' and 'lux' - the Italian and Latin words for light. The light-inspired models of the Lucea range are graced with perfectly round cases, evocative of sundials, while their bracelets are often modeled after those of the Bulgari Serpenti collection. As Bulgari explains, the Lucea range establishes a direct connection between light and time via new dial colors and gem-set creations. In 2016, the Bulgrai Lucea range welcomes a couple of new additions. Two of...

Ulysse Nardin FreakWing

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Ulysse Nardin presents a very special version of its iconic Freak. The new FreakWing, which was unveiled at this year's BaselWorld trade show, celebrates the Swiss brand's partnership with the Artemis Racing team in the America's Cup.

In its latest iteration, the legendary Freak is decorated with the flying team's colors. Its upper bridge, printed with the minutes scale, is inspired by the internal structure of the rigid sail, while the texture of the rotating hours disc brings to mind the mesh net of the multihull. Similar to the high-tech catamaran, the new FreakWing is made using the cutting-edge technology and highly innovative materials. Its bezel and case back are made from carbon fiber, a strong yet lightweight material, highly resistant to corrosion. The architect...

Chopard Imperiale Joaillerie Rainbow

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At this year's BaselWorld trade show, the house of Chopard unveiled its new Chopard Imperiale Joaillerie timepiece, an exceptional, stunning watch graced with the colors of the rainbow.

The delicate new Chopard Imperiale Joaillerie is decorated with no less than 581 colorful sapphires, and more than 1,000 hours of work are required to select, cut, sort and set the precious stones, totaling 47.98 carats. The stones are arranged in subtly graded shades, covering the whole light spectrum, from royal purple, to anise green, blues, reds, and yellows. These chromatic deviations are said to create a burst of light, resembling a firework, which catches and holds everyone’s attention. The extraordinary new Chopard Imperia...

Porsche Design 1919 Datetimer Eternity Collection

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld 2016 trade show, Porsche Design presented a completely new watch collection named Porsche Design 1919. As announced by the famous German the sports and luxury-lifestyle brand, the new collection celebrates the iconic tradition in German architecture and design – the Bauhaus movement.

The new Porsche Design 1919 Collection embodies serenity, minimalism, and well-balanced forms, which are all key elements of the Bauhaus style. As Dr. Christian Kurtzke, President & CEO at the Porsche Design Group, explained: "With this collection, we are uniting the past with the future. We are honoring the Bau-haus style as a significant element of our brand’s DNA and are celebrating the upcoming Bauhaus centenary in 2019. I don’t know any other watchmaker that can convey these aspects with the same level of authenticity as Po...

Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Black Chronograph Big Date

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Alpina's Seastrong collection welcomes a new addition – the Alpina Seastrong Diver 300 Black Chronograph Big Date timepiece.

The latest dive watch, which was officially unveiled at this year's BaselWorld trade show, is a bold, contemporary timepiece, with an extremely clear and legible watch face. The Seastrong collection made its debut in 1960's with an assortment of diving watches capable of reaching depths of 200m/660ft. Last year, in 2015, Alpina introduced the Seastrong Diver 300 Chronograph Big Date Collection, while this year sees the launch of the new Diver 300 Black variant. The all-black execution of Alpina's successful professional diving watch features...

Patek Philippe Calatrava Timeless White Ref 7122

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The prestigious Swiss watch manufacturer, Patek Philippe, has enriched its permanent collection with a couple of new releases presented at the BaselWorld 2016 trade show.

In addition to the World Time Chronograph Ref. 5930, which pairs two popular complications in one watch, and the Annual Calendar Ref. 5396, Patek Philippe introduces the Calatrava "Timeless White" Ref. 7122 – a mechanical timepiece designed for ladies. In its latest iteration, the famous Calatrava model has been subtly reworked, paired with a bright white dial, and graced with diamonds. The timelessly elegant Calatrava is now offered in a modern, all-white edition, with a highly innovative design, but in an eternally beautiful way...

TAG Heuer Monza Chronograph 2016

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40 years ago, in 1976, Jack Heuer, the great grandson of the founding father of TAG Heuer manufacture, designed the world’s first Monza Chronograph. This legendary sports watch was created to celebrate Niki Lauda's first world championship title with FERRARI.

TAG Heuer, the Swiss watch brand which was at the time the Official Timekeeper for Scuderia, designed an original timepiece, The Heuer Monza Chronograph, inspired by a 1925 model. It was the first time that MONZA had appeared on the dial of a watch, so the watch had to be very special. Jack Heuer opted for markedly different, yet very stylish design. The original Heuer Monza Chronograph had a cushion-shaped case, inspired by its historical predecessor, and a bold, all-black profile with red hands and counters. The watch also had a pulsometer an...

Girard-Perregaux Competizione Collection

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The house of Girard-Perregaux introduces its new Sport Competizione collection by launching two chronographs with automatic winding!

In this way, the brand perpetuates its own tradition and highlights its enthusiasm for automotive sports. Both models beautifully exemplify the Manufacture’s savoir faire, but each in its own way. The first model, dubbed Stradale, features an elegant profile, while its counterpart, named Circuito, reveals radically more sporty design. The new Sport Competizione collection of chronographs, introduced this year by Girard-Perregaux, pays homage to the world of automobile racing, and features a subtle retro-futuristic look, inspired by the...

Breitling Superocean 44 Special

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Breitling introduces the Superocean 44 Special timepiece. The ocean pilot.

The watch belongs to Breitling’s line of diving watches, which was first introduced in 1957. This time, the special version of the famous Superocean marries all of the distinctive features of an aviator-type watch with a superior level of water resistance, which is typical for divers’ watches! The new ocean pilot watch borrows the excellent readability of the aviator-type watches, and pairs it with large, luminescent indications and highly waterproof case! The Breitling Superocean 44 Special is water resistant to a depth of 1000 met...

Jaeger-LeCoultre Atelier Reverso by Christian Louboutin

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To celebrate the 85th anniversary of the iconic Reverso, Jaeger-LeCoultre has teamed up with an artisan who has elevated the shoe to an art form. Introducing the Jaeger-LeCoultre Atelier Reverso by Christian Louboutin.

On the occasion of the Reverso’s 85th anniversary, the famous Swiss watchmaker Jaeger-LeCoultre partnered with the popular shoe designer Christian Louboutin for a very special Reverso collection. This time, the iconic Reverso comes in a special, colorful edition, dedicated to all ladies (and some gentlemen) who appreciate high fashion and fine watchmaking. The famous Parisian shoemaker and designer reimagined the colors and straps of the collection, while pointing away from the famous Louboutin red cliché. As he explained...

Kerbedanz Polvs Arcticus Double Tourbillon GMT

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld trade show, the house of Kerbedanz introduced a singular novelty – the Polvs Arcticus Double Tourbillon GMT timepiece, inspired by the Age of Discovery.

The brand new, one-off, Polvs Arcticus Double Tourbillon GMT, which is powered by a double tourbillon GMT caliber, features a gorgeous, elaborate dial, decorated with two miniature spheres that celebrate the scientists and explorers of the past. This unique timepiece, which offers a view of astronomy, maritime horizons, and technical feats, pays homage to the great sea explorers. The watch is named after the Polus Arcticus, a Latin name for the North Pole, the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface...

Zenith Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to the Rolling Stones

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The house of Zenith presents an exceptional new watch dedicated to the legendary rock 'n' roll band The Rolling Stones.

Zenith unveiled the exclusive Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to the Rolling Stones to mark the occasion of The Rolling Stones' milestone performance in Cuba, on March 25th 2016. In 2014, Zenith entered a collaboration with the Rolling Stones with the first limited edition timepiece based on the Zenith's emblematic El Primero Chronomaster 1969 model. The first Rolling Stones timepiece, which was available in only 250 pieces worldwide, was almost exactly the same as the original, non-limited version of the chronograph. The only distinctiv...

Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel

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On the occasion of the BaselWorld watch and jewelry show, the house of Armin Strom introduced its new Edge Double Barrel, a large, statement timepiece of bold and contemporary design.

Armin Strom Edge Double Barrel is a very large, masculine timepiece that measures no less than 46.8mm in diameter. The watch is made of black PVD-coated stainless steel, which gives it a distinctively audacious, technical appeal. In the manner of Armin Strom’s creations, the dial of the new Edge Double Barrel timepiece has been completely openworked, leaving only an outer black azurage flange with large Arabic numerals, and the small seconds counter with power reserve indicator, at 9 o’clock position. The minute graduations appear o...

Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île in stainless steel

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Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île collection, which was first introduced in 2008, represents a modern take on watchmaking tradition. This contemporary range of watches, certified with Hallmark of Geneva and powered by the in-house self-winding calibers, now welcomes a new stainless steel model. The new Quai de l’Île in stainless steel blends three iconic shapes from the visual tradition of the famous Swiss watchmaker. The watch is comfortably sized at 41 mm in diameter, and it utilizes the new Manufacture self-winding Caliber 5100.

The Quai de l’ile collection is named after an urban site bursting with history. Same as the Quai de l’ile urban hub, a crossing place between the left and right banks of the Rhone Quai, the Quai de l’ile collection embodies an avant-garde spirit, with long-standing watchmaking traditions of Vacheron Constantin. The Quai de l’ile s a completely new concept in fine watchmaking, which allows the customer to choose between different cases, finishes and dials, to create the customized watch of his desires. "The historical...

Montblanc Villeret Tourbillon Bi-Cylindrique 110 Years Anniversary Limited Edition

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In 2016, the house of Montblanc celebrates its 110th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the famous Swiss manufacture presents a limited edition of three timepieces – the Montblanc Collection Villeret Tourbillon Bi-Cylindrique 110 Years Anniversary.

The new, highly exclusive timepiece features an in-house one-minute tourbillon, a double cylindrical balance spring, and the Maison's emblematic Heures Mystérieuses display. Marrying the spirit of innovation and artisanal aesthetic, the watch is completely developed and produced in-house, at the Montblanc workshops in Villeret. The unusual serpentine design evokes the look of Montblanc’s first fountain pen series, the iconic Rouge et Noir line, which was developed in 1906. At the time, the Rouge et Noir fountain pen, with a blac...