Zenith Pop-Up Boutique On Place Vendome In Paris Is Anything But Pop-Up

The Zenith corner store sits right on Place Vendome in Paris, with a view of the famed Column.

Last week, following a very busy Baselworld 2018 show, I joined Zenith watches on a brief trip to Paris, where the brand  opened what it calls a Pop-Up store. That Zenith boutique — strategically located  in Place Vendome — is anything but Pop-Up. Instead, it is a brick-and-mortar corner store right on Place Vendome. With…

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Hands On With Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium Poetic Complication Watch

Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Planetarium watch.

Very few watch brands – perhaps fewer than a handful – have the ability to offer the universe on the wrist. Sure, some offer the world, a globe, multi-hemispheres, the stars and even complete constellations – but just the upper echelon can bring an actual mechanical planetarium to the wrist. Van Cleef & Arpels is…

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Hands On: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere Watch (Prices)

SIHH 2018: Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600

Just a few weeks ago, we brought you some of the best new watches from the Montblanc 1858 collection, including the Montblanc 1858 Pocket Watch LE 100  and the limited edition Montblanc 1858 Monopusher Chronograph in green. Now we bring you a look at a (relatively speaking) more affordable collection: the Montblanc 1858 Geosphere LE 1600…

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Baselworld 2018: Move Over Men, This Harry Winston Emerald Watch Is For Women

Baselworld 2018: Harry Winston Emerald Watch

Every year we look forward to the excitement at Harry Winston — where we witness the Histoire d’ Tourbillon and sometimes even the Opus. While the brand unveiled a lot of newness at Baselworld 2018, much of which we will bring you here soon, we opted to show a little of the feminine side here today. The Harry Winston Emerald,…

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Baselworld 2018: TAG Heuer Unveils Carrera Heuer 02 Manufacture Movement

The blue version of the new TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02 with Heuer 02 Manufacture Movement

Here at Baselworld 2018, we got the chance to go hands on with the newest watch that houses the all-new Manufacture-made TAG Heuer 02 chronograph movement: TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer 02. It makes sense that TAG Heuer would elect the Carrera to be the first watch housing the in-house-made caliber, as the Carrera has been…

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Baselworld 2018: Corum Teams With Artist Aleksey Saburov for New Heritage Hobo Coin Watch

Corum Heritage Hobo Coin made of a sterling silver $1 dollar coin.

Almost 50 years after being the first brand in the world to turn the famous $20 US Double Eagle coin into a cult timepiece, Corum unveils the newest generation: The Heritage “Hobo Coin.” Designed by artist Aleksey Saburov, who is demonstrating his art here in Baselworld as he is hand-crafting one of the watches, the new Hobo Coin…

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