Another One Down – BaselWorld 2013 in Review

Few journalists have the incredible experience of visiting BaselWorld Fair for nearly 30 years.  It is an enlightening and always-changing journey. This year’s BaselWorld, we witnessed the third major change of the fair in three decades.  Years ago, it was simply a Swiss industries fair. Then it grew, many industries left the fair and it…

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The Editor’s Perspective: An Interview with Roberta Naas

With the upcoming JCK show around the corner — I was interviewed recently by the Fair Organizers about my take on time. For those who may be interested, the following is the printed result. As a contributor to numerous influential publications and sites and founder of the industry beacon, A Timely Perspective, Roberta Naas is…

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Introducing Tutima’s Hommage Minute Repeater

Here at BaselWorld 2013, there is no shortage of exciting complexities. We’ve already covered a few of them, including the Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 4 and the amazing Ulysse Nardin Stranger. Now, we bring you news from Tutima. This German-made brand has delved ever more deeply into the world of complexities since opening its…

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Watch Exhibitions — Let the Show Begin — BaselWorld 2013

Well show season came around fast in the watch world, even though this year’s BaselWorld is substantially later than in previous years. It is later because the exhibition halls were all being rebuilt, and redesigned –complete with incredibly exciting new exhibition booths from many of the top watch brands. With BaselWorld being the single largest…

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Exclusive Interview with Yann Arthus-Bertrand, director, Planet Ocean

Recently, Omega undertook one of the most worthy global projects – footing the bill to create a top-notch 90-minute documentary about the world’s oceans. To create this important documentary (which is being offered free for educational purposes), the brand turned to world-renowned conservationist and photographer, Yann Arthus Bertrand. Bertrand then brought on board director, Michael…

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Best Women’s Watch: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies

Spent some time yesterday with a watch I believe would magnificently suit my wardrobe – the stunning chocolate Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Ladies watch. Crafted in 18-karat gold with a diamond-set bezel, the watch exudes sporty chic elegance. This Royal Oak features a Grande Tapisserie dial in chocolate and is outfitted with a chocolate rubber…

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