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Louis Moinet Geograph Rainforest Limited Edition Watch

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One of the most interesting pieces at BaselWorld 2011 was the Geograph Rainforest, made by the skillful craftsman from Les Ateliers Louis Moinet SA, especially for the Malaysian king His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin.

Louis Moinet Geograph Rainforest is a special piece, on many different levels. This watch represents the brand’s contribution to preserve the human heritage. Part of the profit from each watch sold will go straight to the ULAU BANDING Foundation, dedicated to preservation of the Malaysian tropical forest of Belum- Temengor, which is one of the oldest in the world. The watch is strikingly beautiful, designed in earthen tones, featuring two chronograph counters made from genuine petrified palm wood, to remind the wearer how precious the tropic...

Inside Basel/Geneva returns for Summer 2011

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The sixth edition of Inside Basel/Geneva is scheduled to kick off in Chicago on June 15th and continue until October 6th in Los Angeles.

As all of you connoisseurs already know, Europe is a cradle of fine watchmaking, and most of the great watch and jewelry shows happen in Switzerland. However, since 2009, people in the United States have the opportunity to enjoy the best of the BaselWorld and Geneva’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. The road show is known as Inside Basel/Geneva and it was first launched after the successful exhibitions in 2008, when WatchTime Magazine and noted watch collector and writer Jeff Kingston got together to bring the best of two exhibition...

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Blue Dial Chronograph

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To celebrate the 220th anniversary of the Girard-Perregaux Manufacture, the company issued an elegant blue chronograph for its Girard-Perregaux 1966 collection.

The whole collection is named after the important year in the company’s history, when Girard-Perregaux received the Centenary Prize from the Neuchâtel Observatory in recognition of its research in the field of precision. This collection pays a tribute to technical and stylistic expertise, comprising only the most refined pieces of mechanical watchmaking. The special Girard-Perregaux 1966 Blue Dial Chronograph is crafted in carefully polished white gold, which feels perfectly comfortable on the wrist. The sunray brushed intense blue dial is h...

The OMEGA Hour Vision Co-Axial Skeleton Platinum Limited Edition

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The OMEGA Hour Vision Co-Axial Skeleton Platinum Limited Edition is a limited edition of 88 pieces that fits into the De Ville family.

The OMEGA watches presented in BaselWorld highlight the brand's commitment to its Co-Axial technology and continuous technological and design innovations. This year, the company relaunched the OMEGA Ladymatic, which is a mechanical watch for women, but a true gem of their Basel exhibition is the OMEGA Hour Vision Co-Axial Skeleton Platinum in limited edition. The cutting-edge timepiece is crafted in platinum, measuring elegantly masculine 41 millimeters in diameter. Thin polished housing embraces the 360° transparent sapphire case body,...

Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th Watch

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Zenith El Primero Stratos Flyback Striking 10th Watch is inspired by the obsession with accuracy and precision, which is important for the aviators, but also for the Manufacture ZENITH, ever since the 1865.

The new watch from Zenith is the ultimate flight instrument, capable of withstanding the pressure, extreme vibrations and violent accelerations. This robust watch is a hier of the Rainbow Flyback model, which was developed especially for the French Air force in 1997. However, the new and advanced piece now houses the world’s most accurate automatic chronograph movement – the El Primero, equipped with Striking 10th and Flyback functions. The original Rainbow Flyback was made especially for the French Ministry of Defense. The new model follows...

Hublot Unique Piece BIG BANG STEEL Manchester United Legends Tour

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Hublot supports the Manchester United Legends Tour in Asia

This is a busy week for Hublot. Their new Formula 1 King Power Ceramic was unveiled just a couple of days ago and now visiting Bangkok on the 6th April 2011, Kuala Lumpur on the 8th April and Hong Kong on the 9th April, a memorable tour by the Manchester United legends has taken place in Asia, all supported by this brand. The event also had an additional noble dimension, since the Manchester United legends attended a charity dinner in each of these cities, to support the Asia-wide “UNICEF Legends Charity Dinner”, organized by UNICEF and the...

Carl F. Bucherer Manero ChronoPerpetual Stallion Limited Edition Watch

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The new watch from Carl F. Bucherer, Manero ChronoPerpetual Stallion is such a piece of supreme watchmaking.

If you own a mechanical watch with date display you may be familiar with a common problem that occurs as a result of displaying dates for months of different lengths, particularly in leap years. The wearer needs to manually adjust the mechanism since the simple calendar functionality always switches from the 30th to the 31st, in months. So, when the month has less than 31 days, the wearer needs to manually turn the date indication to 1st of the month, and if he fails to do so, the accuracy of time telling is completely disturbed. Many people...

New from Hublot: Formula 1 King Power Ceramic

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Hublot has just unveiled the third watch in the prestigious Formula 1 King Power Ceramic series.

As the name already suggested, the watch is made of Ceramic, which definitely becoming more and more popular among the watchmakers. Ceramic is not luxurious like platinum or gold, but this material offers smooth gleaming surface that is more resistant than any other known material. Moreover, it feels comfortable on the wrist since it is completely anti-allergenic, unalterable and rustproof. In reality, this means your ceramic watch will not change any of its properties over time, while being about 30% lighter than typically used stainless steel...

Chopard Reveals the Mille Miglia Racing in Pink

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Chopard’s Mille Miglia collection is boosted so that it now includes lovely women’s watches in pink.

Mille Miglia is a name of the epic race that takes place in Italy, where the drivers race from Brescia to Rome and from Rome to Brescia. The first Mille Miglia race was held in 1927, but it was later banned after two fatal crashes. In 1982 the Mille Miglia endurance race was revived as a road rally event, and for over twenty years Chopard remains its official partner. The first Mille Miglia watch was presented in 1988, and since then, each year is marked by new dedicated edition. However, racing watches have always been made for men. Until t...

Jaeger-LeCoultre to Auction Prototype Watch

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Jaeger-LeCoultre launches its third on-line auction for the preservation of the world heritage sites.

A couple of months ago we had an article about Jaeger-LeCoultre tribute to one of their old and epic models: the Memovox Deep Sea. The original watch was introduced back in 1959. Inspired by the Jacques Cousteau’s famous documentary film “The Silent World" (Le monde du silence), this watch is remembered as the world’s first automatic diver’s watch equipped with an alarm. This year, Jaeger-LeCoultre introduces the the Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea, a contemporary re-edition of the classic piece, just slightly enhanced and offered in authentic...

Richard Mille RM 028 Les Voiles de St. Barth

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Richard Mille is a sponsor of The Voiles de Saint Barth, a prestigious nautical event in the Caribbean waters.

The competition ended on Saturday, April 9th, after a week of sailing. In the Maxi-Yacht class, the star of these yachts, Rambler 100, brought its owner George David a second victory after the last year’s triumph. The winner was presented with a limited edition Richard Mille RM 028 “Voiles de Saint Barth” diving watch. The beautiful and sporty Richard Mille RM 028 “Voiles de Saint Barth” watch is a diver’s piece crafted in accordance with the highest norms for diver’s watches – ISO 6425. The watch is made from titanium, sculptured in round 4...

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelGraph Automatic

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Watches from Carl F. Bucherer's Patravi TravelGraph line combine practical functionality for frequent travelers, and sophisticated mechanical precision, appreciated by connoisseurs.

The Carl F. Bucherer Patravi TravelGraph offers chronograph and two time zones functionality in one nicely designed wristwatch. This high-end mechanical watch is animated by the automatic calibre 1901, completely developed in the company’s manufacture. Owing to the exquisite mechanism, the watch combines two popular mechanical complications, nested in 42 mm wide stainless steel case. This ultimately masculine and robust watch is offered in six different variations, each featuring the red hand and the bezel, with 24-hour clock markings....

Girard-Perregaux - Sea Hawk Pro 1000m

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The new Sea Hawk Pro 1,000M watch from Girard-Perregaux is yet another interpretation of their “Sea Hawk” models, designed for use in extreme conditions

The first Sea Hawk model was introduced by Girard-Perregaux back in 1940’s, but the current design dates back to 2002, featuring a large case and a crown positioned at 4 o’clock. Designed for extreme conditions, the crown of this diver’s watch is protected by an ergonomic shield, to prevent the accidental turning. The screwed case-back completes the diver’s functionality, sealing the watch against ingress of water. The case-back is also adorned with Sea Hawk’s insignia. The new watch features matt grainy black dial enhanced by the lumin...

Fly With Breitling Photo Contest

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Breitling just launched interesting new campaign dedicated to all the connoisseurs dreaming to become pilots.

Fly With Breitling Photo Contest is launched on the brand’s Facebook page, calling all the fans to share their passion for flying by submitting a phone that captures the spirit of aviation. The author of the winning photo will get a chance to win the pilot’s license or the ride of a lifetime with the Breitling Jet Team. The team is based in Dijon, France, and includes a civilian aerobatic display team that fly fly seven L-39 Albatros jets in the colors of Breitling, their official sponsor. Submissions are welcome from today, and they will...

Movado Datron Automatic Chronographs

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Three new watches from the Movado Datron line are recenty unveiled at BaselWorld show.

Movado means “continuous motion” in Esperanto and, in the spirit of its name, this company keeps moving forward, repeatedly surprising us with nice and valuable issues. Their watches are cleverly designed, embodied in plain silhouettes with a sophisticated modern appeal. When you look at their contemporary models, it becomes hard to believe Movado was founded back in the 1881. The new watches offer a nice vintage twist, inspired by the brand’s classic Movado Datron from 1970. Datron features a Heritage watch design, embodied in a 44 mm wide...

Breguet Classique 5717 Hora Mundi

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The Classique Hora Mundi, a revolutionary new model in 2011, continues Breguet’s tradition of continual innovation. Breguet is one of the rare watchmaking companies that stayed the course of fine watchmaking and continued to surprise the audience with refined highly complicated pieces.

The Breguet Classique Hora Mundi is the world’s first mechanical watch with an instant-jump time-zone display and a memory featuring synchronized date, day & night and city indications. As a member of the Classiques collection, the new piece truly represents Breguet’s traditional values of watchmaking art. This watch is a perfect companion for frequent travelers who value fine watchmaking, since it has a function that allows the traveler to easy display the time in two pre-set time zones. A simple push on a button switches between the zones, ne...

Jewellery Watches from Boucheron: L'Orientale and Sheherezade

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Audacious Collection from Boucheron is inspired by Oriental beauty. Even the Louis Boucheron, founder of the company, traveled to India in 1909, and drawn the inspiration from rich eastern culture, history and the local appreciation of beautiful.

In the spirit of this jewellery house, all of the watches are heavenly embellished with diamonds and fine, delicate engravings. L'Orientale This is the first of the watches we here present. This Boucheron creation repeats the petal motif on the lustrous mother of pearl dial embraced with sparkling diamonds. The whole composition evokes an image of a delicate floating flower at the top of the fluttering water. The lines and colors are skillfully combined to provide a visual depth and vigor to the design. Here are the two versions of L’Orie...

Boucheron the Hera Tourbillon Jewellery Watch

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The newest jewellery watch collection from Boucheron, radiates with femininity and once again proves this brand is completely focused on creating exquisite jewellery timepieces and objects of desire.

Boucheron watches are celebrated as the perfect blend between magic of jewelry and watchmaking expertise. The House of Boucheron is a French family dynasty founded by Frédéric Boucheron in 1858. He was the first jeweler to move to Place Vendôme. He chooses 26 Place Vendôme, where Boucheron workshop is still located, because it was the sunniest corner of the square, which would make his diamonds glitter in the windows even more vividly. Their new piece Héra Tourbillon a new one-of-a-kind piece that combines most delicate of all movements, tou...

Ulysse Nardin Alexander the Great Jaquemarts Minute Repeater

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Ulysse Nardin’s Alexander the Great Westminster Carillon Tourbillon Jaquemarts Minute Repeater is an exceptional limited-edition piece of watchmaking art that honors the hero of ancient Greek history – Alexander the Great.

The new Ulysse Nardin watch is truly unique, complex, and aesthetically breathtaking. The dial depicts Alexander the Great in full armor, engaged in battle. In the spirit of true mechanical creations, the dial reveals a dynamic scene where in one moment the ancient ruler is on horseback armed with a spear, while in another moment he stands bravely with a bow and arrow. All of the figures on the dial are made by hand and from precious materials, set against the dark charcoal background of the hand-made diamond dial. The dial is made from mill...

Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Ref. 5270

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Patek Philippe launches new Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Ref. 5270. This is a brand new addition to the already famous 70-years old heritage of combining tradition and innovation in creating highly complicated wristwatches.

The new watch combines chronograph functionality with a perpetual calendar, and presents a unique completely in-house developed piece. The company introduced their first chronographs with perpetual calendars back in 1941. These are very much desired pieces, respected among the connoisseurs because of their delicate mechanical nature that requires many manual steps in production. Because of this, Patek Philippe complicated watches are always offered as limited editions. Since the watchmakers are unable to create large quantities of these mechani...

TAG Heuer Gulf Meridiist Limited Edition Cell Phone

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Tag Heuer releases a new limited edition cell phone. The new phone joins the line of TAG Heuer’s line of luxury phones this time honoring the 1971’s movie Le Mans, in which Steve McQueen wore the Tag Heuer Monaco Chronograph, designed to honor of the famous Formula One race.

The new TAG Heuer Gulf Meridiist cell phone is a piece of ultimate and unnecessary luxury that definitely adds a dash of style and class to owner’s appearance. The phone is created in companionship with Gulf Oil Company, and offers some handy functions of which some are driven from the world of horology: a reversible clock, 1/100 of a second chronograph and incoming call identification. The cell phone features a distinctive black housing with an embedded OLED technology, protected by a sapphire crystal glass. The Organic Light-Emitting Diode...

Hublot Premiere - King Power 4000m Diver Watch - Exclusive Pictures

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Hublot just announced a brand new exciting diver’s piece. These are the exclusive pictures of their upcoming Hublot King Power 4000m Diver.

All that we have at this moment are these exclusive pictures of Hublot ’s new diver’s watch, but what we do know is that the piece is going to be crafted in titanium and offered in very large 48mm wide case. The watch is going to be water resistant to amazing 4.000 meters, and suitable for all kinds of underwater adventures. The piece features an inner rotating bezel and a huge crown on the upper right side. The crown is protected with a crown lock system, to ensure maximum water resistance. The new titanium piece is matched with black rubbe...

Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph Record

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The Longines had a very successful performance at BaselWorld, presenting their new Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph Record.

The watch uses Longines ’s cutting-edge technology chronograph movement with a column wheel, and a direct-drive second hand with a vernier scale. This provides the wearer with the opportunity to read off the time measured using the position of the seconds hand, relative to the vernier scale printed on the dial. A vernier scale allows more precise distance or angle measurement than directly reading a uniformly-divided measurement scale. Verniers are, for example, common on sextants used in navigation, and also used on the mechanical chronograph...

Hublot Big Bang Leopard Automatic Chronograph

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Hublot Big Bang Leopard is wild and ultimately extravagant women’s watch presented a couple of days ago at the BaselWorld watch and jewelry trade show.

The new interesting Hublot piece is designed especially for sexy and feminine women that enjoy being in the center of the attention. The new model features a distinctive femme fatale look, accomplished by exotic leopard print on the dial and on the strap. The watch is crafted in red gold and measures 41 millimeters in diameter. It is very robust, almost masculine in proportions, and made to attract attention. The luxurious appeal of the watch is enhanced by 48 andalusites, smoked quartz and baguette citrine, distributed along the bezel and as t...

Richard Mille RM 032 Automatic Chronograph Diver s Watch

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Richard Mille unveiled new diver’s chronograph watch, the automatic RM 032.

The new Richard Mille watch is loaded with functions; it comes with hours, minutes, seconds, 60-minute countdown, 12-hour totalizer and flyback chronograph option. In addition, the busy dial reveals an oversized date window at 12 o’clock equipped with theannual calendar complication. Indication between 4 and 5 o’clock informs the wearer about the month. The annual calendar automatically calculates the date change for months of 30 and 31 days, which makes the February an exception. The watch utilizes RMAC2 caliber, which runs on power re...

Longines Ladies Diamond Conquest

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The new Longines ladies’ watches are offered as a part of their Sport Collection. The beautifully redesigned Conquest watches now feature rich diamond setting, offered in two basic variations.

The first variation of the Longines Ladies Diamond Conquest is crafted in solid stainless steel with either white mother-of-pearl or a black dial set with 11 diamond time-markers. The bezel of this model is graced with 120 Top Wesselton VVS diamonds, and the watch is completed with stainless steel or a black or white ceramic bracelet. Both Ladies Diamond Conquest models have a screw-in back cover while the crown has a lateral protection. These features combined make the Ladies Diamond Conquest watch extremely durable and highly resistant to di...

TAG Heuer Monza Automatic Chronograph Calibre 36

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Tag Heuer is mastering speed for the last 150 years. To celebrate this occasion, the company created a beautiful elegant new Chronograph, produced in a limited edition: The Monza Automatic Chronograph Calibre 36.

The new TAG Heuer watch is reinterpretations of their epic model from the 1930’s, the famous Monza Chronograph mono-pushbutton. Monza is the town in the Lombardy region of Italy, best known for its fastest Grand Prix motor racing circuit. The original Monza watch from 1930’s was first revamped in 2003, as a part of vintage-inspired Classic Heuer Collection. The collection embraced a range of watches powered by Calibre 6 movements, and chronographs, powered by either the Calibre 17 or the Calibre 36. The new Monza Automatic Chronograph Ca...

Ulysse Nardin unveils the new caliber UN-118

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BaselWorld is as always full of surprises. One of the innovations in movement technology comes with the brand new Ulysse Nardin’s caliber UN-118, produced in partnership with Sigatec in Sion, Switzerland.

The new movement is first of the Ulysse Nardin 's movements fitted with an in-house-produced and patented DIAMonSIL escapement and in-house-produced oscillator adjustable with four screws and fitted with a silicium 1.1.1 hairspring. Sigatec is a company that uses nanotechnology capable of producing high-precision components from these hi-tech materials. For those of you who never heard of DIAMonSIL here is a brief description. DIAMonSIL is an extremely durable but light material crafted from silicium and man-made diamond. When used in watchm...

New Rolex Watches

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Rolex unveiled five new models at this year’s BaselWorld watch and jewellery trade show. The new Rolex 2011 Basel Collection features the Yachtmaster II, Daytona, Explorer II, Datejust, and Lady Datejust.

Even a simple glance at the pictures reveals rejuvenated Oyster collection and more than successful fresh design, from ultimately sporty Explorer II to elegantly feminine Datejust Special Edition in Everose Gold. The Oyster Perpetual Explorer II is now a bit larger, to celebrate its 40th anniversary, and equipped with a date function and 24-hour display. It utilizes the new and superior Rolex automatic caliber 3187, hidden behind the modernized dial. The Rolex Yacht-Master II is now offered in dual-tone case crafted in rose gold and stai...

TAG Heuer Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept Chronograph

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TAG Heuer finally unveiled their secret Apollo Project watch.

It is a new TAG Heuer Mikrotimer Flying 1000 Concept Chronograph, the world’s first mechanical wrist chronograph to measure and display 1/1,000th of a second. The new watch is still a concept, since more development will be needed to ensure the maximum precision and over-time reliability. The concept relies on 11 patents pending, and offers a whole range of watchmaking innovations. The new movement is possibly one of the most sophisticated “Grande Complication” ever developed in mechanical watchmaking. The core of this watch vibrates...

Breitling Chronomat GMT

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Big day for all Breitling fans! Another fantastic Breitling watch is officially revealed: the authentic travel chronograph Breitling Chronomat GMT.

The new Breitling watch is the ultimate travel companion who easily adjusts to the time and date of the visiting time zone, while maintaining the 24-hour home-time display, as well as the perfect accuracy. The only thing a wearer has to do is to pull out the crown and move between the time zones. The easy manipulation is possible due to an innovative-patented mechanism, which detaches the local hour hand from the gear train when switching between the timezones. This way, the precision of a watch remains literally intact. The watch utiliz...

Breitling for Bentley Barnato Chronographs

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Breitling for Bentley announces two brand new chronographs, designed to honor one of the famous Bentley Boys, Joel Woolf Barnato.

The Breitling Bentley Barnato and Bentley Barnato Racing chronographs are named after this refined and wealthy British financier and gentleman, who used to race in Bentley's cars for fun. However, Barnato was very successful in his hobby, and he even managed to win three entries in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race: in 1928, in 1929 and again in 1930. Joel Woolf Barnato, nicknamed “Bebe”, was so into his passion for luxurious racing cars that he even became a majority shareholder and chairman of Bentley in 1924. The new Bentley chronographs are made...

Girard-Perregaux to support the 2011 Christie s Green Auction, A Bid to Save the Earth

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The Christie’s Green Auction will this year take place on 29th March at New York City’s Rockefeller Center where the top international collectors, philanthropists, celebrities and designers will gather to show Fall 2011 prêt-a-porter clothes and accessories.

All of the proceedings from this event are going straight to the “Bid to Save the Earth” annual event. Last year the Green Auction raised $2.4 million for non-profit environmental organizations such as Conservation International, Natural Resources Defense Council and Oceana. The Swiss Haute Horlogerie Manufacture Girard-Perregaux created a unique piece for this year’s event: the Chronograph for Green Auction. The watch combines chronograph and date indication with the world time zones complication. It is crafted in stainless steel...

SET IN STYLE The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels

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Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition opened untill June 5, 2011

There is an interesting exhibition taking place at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. This exhibition features some of the most beautiful Van Cleef & Arpels creations. This brand was founded on the Place Vendôme in Paris in 1906, and since then their timepieces have been worn by most of the style icons. Duchess of Windsor, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor are only some of the many of them. The exhibition includes 350 brand’s creations, not only watches but also jewelry, fashion accessories and artistic creations. The exhibition captu...

TAG Heuer New Concept Watch - The Apollo Project

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The BaselWorld launches in just a couple of days, and we are soon going to find out more news about the brands and all of the current information from the industry.

If you are unable to visit the world’s largest jewelry and watch show, be sure to tune-in to TAG Heuer's official Facebook page and enjoy the live webcast featuring the brand’s groundbreaking and game-changing new concept known under the secret name Apollo Project. The brand actually announces the new major milestone in watchmaking history with innovating high-frequency chronograph technology. The CEO of TAG Heuer said the Apollo Project is the brand’s “most radical, out-of-the-box, totally mind-blowing innovation to date.” This is the br...

Longines Master Collection Retrograde Moonphases Watch

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Longines offers a new timepiece characterized by the unique blend of complications.

The new Master Collection Retrograde Moonphases watch unites the day and night and moonphases complication, with retrograde hands. The new men’s piece is a part of the Longines Master Collection, which was launched in 2005 as a tribute to the brand’s watch making tradition built for more than 175 years. This collection embraces hi-end luxury timepieces equipped with most technically challenging functions, crafted according to the highest watch making standards, and made of the finest materials. The core of this watch is its unusual movem...

New Breitling for Bentley Chronographs: Bentley GT ICE and Bentley GT Racing

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Breitling just released new classy models for Bentley.

The new Bentley GT ICE and Bentley GT Racing chronographs immediately stand out from the rest of the Breitling for Bentley models. They are offered in icy white color and a bit smaller case, measuring 45 millimeters in diameter. The icy white is also the exclusive Bentley’s official color, which serves as symbol of purity, elegance and ultimate sophistication. These sporty chronographs are completed with exclusive white rubber bracelets, attached to the all-polished curves of the case. The stainless steel case is topped by bidirectional rot...

Chopard Imperiale Rose Gold and Steel watch

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First introduced in 1990’s, the Imperiale line of watches makes a new comeback this year.

In addition to the pink gold model, Chopard now announces the smooth feminine embodiment of style: the rose gold and steel Imperiale. In spirit of some of the finest Chopard’s watches, the dial of the new Imperiale piece is delicately engraved to evoke the memory of embellished cushions on which monarchs used to place their royal insignia. Refined feminine dial of this watch is circled by a brushed curve of steel, embracing the imperial Roman numerals and noble golden time markers. The golden hands are shaped like tapered medieval daggers, d...

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Full Calendar White Gold

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Girard-Perregaux offers new version 1966 Full Calendar watch. This time, the piece is offered in white gold.

According to Girard-Perregaux, the choice of new material will help to draw attention to the elegant lines of the watch. The 1966 Full Calendar watch is designed in 40 mm wide finely polished round case, reflecting both classic and contemporary style. The full calendar, as a central complication, displays simultaneously the day, the month, the date as well as the moon phase. The smooth dial is slightly domed and graced with refined leaf-shaped hands. It is available in deep black or white-silvered opaline color. Two framed apertures at t...

Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 44 London Chronograph for the Olympic Games

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Watches issued for special occasions, such as the Olympic Games, are always among the most desired collector's pieces.

The upcoming Olympic Games will take place next year in London. Omega is the official timekeeper of the event. A giant digital clock was placed on the Trafalgar Square in London to count down the time before the ceremony. The watch was unveiled two days ago, but for some reason it suddenly stops working at 500 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes, 56 seconds. The team is on its way to fix the disappointing problem but at the mean time, a completely new chronograph model is issued to mark 500 days before the opening ceremony. The new watch is named Omega...

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Lady Steel and Ceramic Chronograph

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TAG Heuer just introduced new Formula 1 women’s timepieces.

The new models fall into the Steel and Ceramic Chronograph collection, defined by bold and sexy monochromatic models, with almost masculine 41mm in diameter. The TAG Heuer’s Steel & Ceramic watch collection was first introduced last year. The successful blend of materials captures both strength and tenderness, making this watch perfect companion for ladies with strong and distinctive attitude. One of the new models is adorned with sparkling diamonds, creating an eye-catching contrast with pure design lines. Diamond adorned pieces ar...

TECHNOMARINE UF6 Magnum Small Second

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Technomarine will mark the occasion by releasing yet another beautiful piece for their UF6 Magnum Collection.

BaselWorld will start in exactly 10 days and a lot of new products will be launched and for the first time presented to a great number of customers coming from all around the globe. Technomarine will mark the occasion by releasing yet another beautiful piece for their UF6 Magnum Collection. This is probably the most beautiful watch from UF6 Magnum Collection, designed from stainless steel treated with elegant black PVD. The pronounced masculinity of the black 45.00 mm wide case is contrasted with luminescent blue details, evoking an incredib...

Louis Moinet Geograph Watch

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Another amazing piece to be revealed at BaselWorld trade show is this beautiful creation from Louis Moinet.

The Louis Moinet Geograph is, like many of their pieces, an example of mechanical art in limited edition. This beautiful new watch is offered in only 60 pieces. The Louis Moinet Geograph watch is inspired by journeys and adventures. This creation honor the James Cook, who discovered Australia and investigated the Pacific, and the Montgolfier brothers, the inventors of the montgolfière-style hot air balloon. The great appreciation for these amazing men is immediately recognizable on the delicate engravings of a globe, ships and hot air baloon, o...

Ebel Classic Sport Chronograph, quartz powered watch

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Ebel has just revealed a range of five new chronograph watches from the Classic Sport collection.

The new chronograph watches are available in diversity of colors, including the coral pink, brown, beige, navy blue and khaki. The distinctive colors are used for sporty silicone bracelets, while the dials remain milky white. The color of the hands and time-markers is also matched with the strap, while the central portion of the dial remains elegantly decorated by delicate vertical lines. The watch is crafted from highly polished stainless steel, which is again repeated on pushers alongside of the case, and circular sub-counters. The fir...

Carl F. Bucherer Patravi EvoTec BigDate Women Mechanical Wristwatch

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A line of new products introduced by Carl F. Bucherer also includes this beautiful and elegant Patravi EvoTec BigDate women’s wristwatch.

Unlike most of the models, especially jewelry ones, produced for women, the new Carl F. Bucherer watch is equipped by refined mechanical movement, completely developed in the company’s workshops. Most of the female watches emphasize feminine design and graceful lines, suppressing the time-telling functionality all away to the background, by using simple but accurate quartz movements. However, mechanical watchmaking remains the cream of the watchmaker’s crop, and it is especially admired by the connoisseurs and experts in the matters of good tas...

Agreement between the Bulgari Family and LVMH

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Continuing the tradition of investing in the high potential brands, Arnault’s LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton acquired 50.4 % of Bulgari, Italian jewelry and luxury goods manufacturer.

The exciting new possibilities are now opening for Bulgari, especially if we know that LVMH’s already acquired some of the most promising jewelry and watch manufacturers like Chaumet, Zenith, Hublot and Tag Heuer. The LVMH’s goal is, of course, to become a leader in a watch and jewelry industry, by strengthening the group with new members. This contract will certainly restructure the condition of the fine jewelry and watch segment and put additional pressure to LVMH’s main competitors Swatch Group and Compagnie Financière Richemont SA. The v...

Carl F. Bucherer The Patravi EvoTec Calendar Automatic Watch

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In a couple of days at BaselWorld, Carl F. Bucherer will present a new piece of the Patravi line

The new Carl F. Bucherer watch is presented in a smooth round case, measuring 42.6mm in diameter. The watch is crafted in stainless steel and completed with very nicely designed black calf-leather strap fastened with folding clasp. The Patravi EvoTec Calendar watch utilizes the most up-to-date technology, since it is equipped with the exclusive in-house automatic movement based on CFB A1004 calibre. The movement is equipped with 33 jewels and provides generous 55 hours of autonomy. This watch comes with a lovely slightly sunburst charcoa...

Chopard IMPERIALE line

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In addition to L.U.C XP Tonneau, at the upcoming BaselWorld trade show, Chopard will present their fresh Imperiale line.

The new Chopard Imperiale line is the reinterpretation of one of the Chopard’s famous 1990s model, inspired by refined, dynamic and natural women graced with strong personality and appreciation for luxury objects. Some of the details on the watch, like lug covers, are entirely redesigned, while the magnificence of the imperial age still remains recognizable in the unique classy appeal. The mother-of pearl dial is once again inspired by the monarch’s cushions, used to hold the insignia. The time is indicated by the Roman numerals and finely...

Chopard L.U.C XP Tonneau mechanical self-winding watch

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In a couple of days at BaselWorld Chopard will present the new L.U.C XP Tonneau.

The new Chopard watch is characterized by the exceptional shaped movement certified by the COSC, the L.U.C Calibre 3.97. This new tonneau watch represents the ultra-thin interpretation of the tonneau or barrel-shaped model. The ultra-thin watches are increasingly popular in a last couple of years, and they are certainly the leading trend for 2011. These elegant watches easily match any classic or formal attire, applying the simple fashion rule for watches: “the thinner - the dressier”. This time, the sunburst silver dia dial is trimmed down...

Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver Black Sea - RefNum: 263-92-3C

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Another exciting piece from Ulysse Nardin is the Black Sea watch, created for all those passionate about water sports. The watch will be presented in a couple of days at BaselWorld exhibition.

The Ulysse Nardin Black Sea is the latest edition to Marine Diver collection. This powerful and rugged timepiece is equipped with a self-winding mechanical movement based on the UN-26 Caliber. The watch provides approximately 42 hours of power reserve, which is indicated at 12 o’clock. Power reserve indicator is an extremely handy option for an automatic mechanical watch, since it reminds the wearer that the wrists need to be in a motion most of the day to ensure perfect accuracy. Unlike the manually wound mechanical pieces, automatic watch has...