SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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SIHH 2019: Hands On With The All-New Audemars Piguet CODE 11.59 Collection

 |  January 15th, 2019

It’s been a long time coming. This year at SIHH 2019, Audemars Piguet stunned the world with an all-new collection — something the brand hasn’t done in decades.  The new CODE 11.59 was years in the making and is an all new case, design and concept. Essentially, the new series — designed as a unisex 41mm watch — consists fo 13 model, six caliber and three brand new calibers, including an integrated in-house chronograph, an automatic and a self-winding flying…

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Audemars Piguet Unveils Carolina Bucci Limited Edition Royal Oak Frosted Gold

 |  October 9th, 2018

Earlier this year at SIHH, Audemars Piguet unveiled  the Royal Oak Frosted Double Balance Wheel Openworked watch. A work of art and craftsmanship, the 37mm timepiece features a remarkable Frosted gold finish created by Carolina Bucci, whom the  brand has worked with for two years. Now, the brand releases a new 41mm Carolina Bucci Limited Edition Royal Oak Frosted Gold version with mirrored dial. The case and the entire bracelet of the watch is hand-finished in what Audemars Piguet calls Frosted…

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A Close-Up Look at The Challenges Behind Building the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept Watch

 |  August 14th, 2018

For those familiar with the iconic Simpsons series, you no doubt know of the drool-inducing affects a well-glazed and sprinkled donut have on Homer J. Simpson. The same drool-inducing affect is evident with the 2018 Audemars Piguet Royal Oak RD #2 Perpetual Calendar Ultra Thin Concept watch. First things first, even before we get to the technical marvels within this piece, it is absolutely gorgeous. What is not to love? The well-loved iconic styling of the Royal Oak, outfitted with…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

 |  January 7th, 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one show the year my daugther was born). I have watched the exhibition grow, morph and bloom over the years and am particularly excited about this…

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Two Great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Chronographs for the Holidays

 |  December 15th, 2017

Unsure what to get for the holidays…. Audemars Piguet’s Royal Oak and Royal Oak Offshore collections are sure-fire bets for gifts or for self-purchases. Here we bring you three great Audemars Piguet Royal Oak options just in time for the holidays.   Long known for its ability to create luxury sport watches,  Audemars Piguet brings ceramic and 18-karat gold together magnificently in this Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph (Ref. 26401RO.OO.A00 2CA.02). The 44mm timepiece offers chronograph functions,as well as  date at 3:00,…

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Tennis Star Stan Wawrinka Looks Cold Outside Audemars Piguet Workshops

 |  November 28th, 2017

Recently tennis star — world number 9 — Stan Wawrinka visited the Audemars Piguet workshops in Le Brassus, cradle of Swiss watchmaking, He has been a long-time brand ambassador for Audemars Piguet, so the visit to the workshops seemed fitting — especially since he is still off the courts recovering from a knee injury. Wawrinka is among the very few players who wear their watches while on the court. He spent some time at the brand’s museum — an amazing…

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