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HYT Soonow

For those who love HYT — the watch brand with fluid to indicate time — you will either love or hate the all-new Soonow collection. Playing off of the skull concept (not new to HYT), the news series features a uniquely bold design that showcases a three-dimensional look beneath the dial. Essentially, each titanium is…

Baselworld 2019: Patek Philippe Unveils New White Gold Chronograph Ref. 5172G

Patek Philippe, Ref. 5172G Chronograph as seen at Baselworld 2019

One of the first watches released by Patek Philippe at the show this year is the new white-gold-cased version of the Chronograph Ref. 5172G. This new version features a striking blue dial. It is an evolution of the first chronograph with a movement entirely developed and manufactured by Patek Philippe, Ref. 5170, that appeared in 2010.…

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Baselworld 2019: Hublot And Tattoo Artist Maxime Buchi Unveil Big Bang Sang Bleu II

Hublot Sang Bleu II watch

With Baselworld officially starting tomorrow, Hublot reveals the Big Bang Sang Bleu II  created in collaboration with famed tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Büchi, founder of Sang Bleu. This marks the second venture between the two, but this version not only offers Buchi’s design on the dial , but also features the creative concept in angular glory…

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Zenith Unveils Defy Inventor With Monolithic Silicon Regulator And Made Of Aeronith

Zenith Defy Inventor

  Here at Baselworld 2019, Zenith turns things a bit upside down in the watch world  with the unveiling of its new Zenith Inventor watch. The watch houses the brand’s  patented “Zenith Oscillator” control system oscillator that replaces the traditional sprung balance and eliminates approximately 30 components to offer  single monolithic oscillating device made of…

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Baselworld 2019: Chopard Unveils New L.U.C Quattro

L.U.C Quattro at Baselworld 2019

Recently, I had the great opportunity to go to Bordeaux, France, with Chopard for the Baselworld preview of some of the finest timepieces it is unveiling this year. While we also went wine tasting and truffle hunting, we had the chance to go hands on with the watches. One of my favorites is the sophisticated…

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Baselworld 2019 Begins Tomorrow, Find Out What’s In Store And Why I’m Excited About It

Rolex at Baselworld

While Baselworld 2019 officially begins on Thursday, if you are a member of the press or an exhibitor, Wednesday is the new Thursday.  While I am heading to Davos for the Movado Group summit before Baselworld begins, I am looking forward to what it has to offer. It’s no secret that the show has been…

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Why The Bulgari 50th Anniversary Gerald Genta Watch Matters

GERALD GENTA 50TH ANNIVERSARY - ARENA BI-RETRO

Recently, Bulgari unveiled the 50th anniversary Gerald Genta watch, a timepiece it will be showing this week at Baselworld. I held off on writing about this watch for a host of  reasons, but now I am ready to dive into the Gerald Genta 50th Anniversary watch and why it really matters. To begin with, I should preface the…

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The Truth Behind The Sculptures And Art At The Miami Design District, As Seen During Watches & Wonders Miami 2019

Recently, while in Miami for the second annual Watches & Wonders Miami 2019 show, I was — naturally — taking pictures of the beautiful architecture that surrounded me at the Miami Design District. That stirred an interest: What are all of these spaces, sculptures, photos all about. So, I spoke to the Miami Design District…

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Hands On With, And Honest Female Review Of, The MB&F Women’s Legacy Machine FlyingT Watch

MB&F Legacy Machine FlyingT

Recently at the SIHH exhibition in Geneva, I got my first chance to go hands on with the newest watch from MB&F: Legacy Machine FlyingT for women.  Before I review this watch, let me offer a little background. To begin with, Maximilian Busser – founder of MB&F – and I have a long history. I…

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Truffle Hunting And Wine Tasting In Bordeaux With Chopard: Photo Report

black truffles

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of joining Chopard in Bordeaux for a Baselworld Preview of the new watches that will be unveiled in just a couple of weeks. The watches — except for the L.U.C XPS Twist — are still under embargo, so I won’t be breaking any secrets. However, while in Bordeaux –…

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Revisiting MB&F: Meet Medusa, The Clock That Almost Didn’t Make Its Debut

Maximilian Busser at the GAIA Prize awards

With Baselworld around the corner, we wanted to take a few minutes to revisit some important MB&F products before the exciting new unveilings coming out. Yes, we know about the new watches already, but that is embargoed material so you just have to be patient.  However, at the recent SIHH, MB&F unveiled its 10th collaboration…

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