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7 Standout Tourbillon Watches from Baselworld 2014

Arnold & Son Royal TEC1

Baselworld 2014 is in the rearview mirror, and as we reported throughout the show, several watch brands  released interesting, clever, and even daring variations on the now-ubiquitous tourbillon watch. Here, we round up seven of the most notable new tourbillons, including a few you may not have read much about yet. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014: Bulgari Octo Finissimo is New “World’s Thinnest Tourbillon”

Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon

Recently, we ran a list of record-setting ultra-thin watches. At Baselworld 2014, Bulgari went for the title of "world's thinnest tourbillon movement" with its new Bulgari Octo Finissimo Tourbillon, a new timepiece with a movement thickness of only 1.95 mm — thinner than a Swiss five-franc coin — and a case thickness of a mere 5 mm. … [Read more...]

Audio: Watch Insider Interviews 10 Watch-Brand VIPs at Baselworld 2014

Linz and Omega's Urquhart

Our "Watch Insider," Alexander Linz, had a busy Baselworld 2014, running around to photograph new products and interview some of the watch world's biggest movers and shakers. Below you'll find links to audio files of the interviews, conducted for WatchTime's sister blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2014 Preview: 19 New Watches We’ve Seen So Far

Omega Speedmaster Mark II

Baselworld 2014 is almost upon us, and the WatchTime team will be on-site at the world's biggest watch fair to provide you up-to-the-minute coverage of the scores of new timepieces making their world debuts there. Before we dive in, here's a roundup of the watches we've reported on so far, from brands that have provided pre-Baselworld press materials on some of their new products. Follow the … [Read more...]

Watch Insider’s Top 15 Ladies’ Watches: Are These the Best Ladies’ Watches of the Year?

Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra thin Duoface

Many luxury brands, even those known more for their men's watches, released interesting new ladies' watch collections and top ladies' watches in the recent months. Here, from my blog Watch-Insider.com, are my personal choices for the most beautiful ladies' timepieces, top ladies' watches and best ladies' watches presented in 2013 and 2014 so far. A. Lange & Söhne Saxonia Automatic This … [Read more...]

Watch Insider: 5 Pre-Basel Watches from Tissot, Longines, Bulgari, Maurice Lacroix, and Frédérique Constant

Bulgari Octo Chronograph

The Baselworld watch fair is about a month away, but many watch brands have already sent previews of new timepieces that they will be launching at the fair. Click on the pictures below to read my posts (along with additional photos) on five new watches from Tissot, Longines, Bulgari, Maurice Lacroix, and Frédérique Constant, all from my blog, Watch-Insider.com. … [Read more...]

Review: 9 iPad Apps for Watch Aficionados

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Though tablets such as the iPad arrived on the market just a few years ago, it is already difficult to imagine our lives without them, and the world of apps that complement them. But have you ever thought about how a tablet app could help you choose your next watch, or even help enhance your passion for watches in general? … [Read more...]

“Sound” Investments: 7 New Chiming Watches

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One of the most difficult complications to produce, a minute repeater transforms a watch from mere timekeeping device to miniature music box. Below we take a look at seven new minute repeaters that are more than just bells and whistles. … [Read more...]

Bulgari Unveils First of 3 Commedia del’Arte Minute Repeater Watches

Bulgari Commedia del Arte Brighella - front

Bulgari, a watch brand with its roots in Rome, pays tribute to Italy's theatrical history with a trio of limited-edition minute repeater watches called Commedia del'Arte, all with automaton dials. The first in the collection, introduced at Baselworld 2013, is called Brighella. … [Read more...]

5 Iconic Watches from the Mind of Gérald Genta

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

Throughout his career, legendary watch designer Gérald Genta (1931-2011) created some of the most iconic models in the watch world, working with brands from Omega to Audemars Piguet and IWC and eventually establishing an independent brand (now absorbed into Bulgari, one of his other clients) making watches under his own name. It is a testament to the influence of his designs that his watches … [Read more...]

Bulgari Unveils Three New Watches in Revamped Bulgari Bulgari Collection

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Bulgari introduced three new models in its iconic Bulgari Bulgari men's watch collection at Baselworld 2013, including the line's first chronograph and tourbillon timepieces. Each new watch contains a manufacture movement crafted in Bulgari's ateliers in La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Sentier, Switzerland. … [Read more...]

Baselworld 2013, Day 5: Arnold & Son, Bulgari, Bell & Ross, Harry Winston

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Your weary WatchTime editorial staff flew back from Baselworld yesterday, but we're still fighting through the jetlag to share with you one more batch of intriguing new timepieces introduced at the show, including Harry Winston's always-much-anticipated new Opus watch. … [Read more...]

Bulgari Unveils New Bulgari Roma at Baselworld

Bulgari Roma - angle

Bulgari introduced its first Roma wristwatch, whose design was inspired by the coins of ancient Rome, in 1975. The Roma, which became a trendsetter for watch design and inspired the brand's iconic Bulgari Bulgari model in 1977, has now been updated for the modern era. … [Read more...]

Video: Bulgari Octo Maserati Special Edition

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The Bulgari Octo Maserati is the result of a pairing of iconic Italian brands. The famed Roman watch-and-jewelry house teamed up with the Modena-based maker of luxurious sports cars to produce a Swiss timepiece that should appeal to both diehard auto enthusiasts and aficionados of haute horlogerie. Click here to read more about the Bulgari Octo Maserati. Click below to start the … [Read more...]

Facetime November 17

Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, from Atlanta, GA, wear their Rolex watches. Serge is wearing a Rolex Daytona and Caleb is wearing a Rolex 50th Anniversary GMT-II with green dial.

Welcome to another Facetime! This week our selected readers are Serge Ouanounou and son Caleb, Robert and Christian Doucet, newlyweds Alison Marli and Steve McNamee, and Michael Beck. Thanks to everyone for the great pictures! As always, if you want to be featured in our weekly Facetime section, as well as on Pinterest and our other social networks, please submit a hi-res pic (at least 1mb) to … [Read more...]

Bulgari Octo Maserati Special Edition

Bulgari Octo Maserati

The Bulgari Octo Maserati is the result of a pairing of iconic Italian brands. The famed Roman watch-and-jewelry house teamed up with the Modena-based maker of luxurious sports cars to produce a Swiss timepiece that should appeal to both diehard auto enthusiasts and aficionados of haute horlogerie. Powered by a manufacture movement, Caliber GG7800, developed at Bulgari’s atelier in Le … [Read more...]

Bulgari Papillon Voyageur

Papillon means “butterfly” in French, and in this instance it refers to the unique and patented system for displaying the minutes on the new Papillon Voyager dual time zone travel watch from Bulgari. Find wallpaper images, launch date and pricing inside. … [Read more...]

2011 Digital IQ Index Finds Luxury Watch Brands Lagging

L2 bills itself as a think tank for digital innovation, and each year the group releases the Digital IQ Index which ranks the “digital competence” of 35 leading luxury watch and jewelry brands. The newest rankings are out, and to the surprise of few, watch brands do not fare well. Find out who is gifted and who is feeble inside. … [Read more...]

Scenes From Inside Basel/Geneva 2011 New York City and San Francisco

Inside Basel/Geneva was bigger and better than ever this year, with twice as many participating brands compared with last year - as many as 28 independent watchmakers and brands at the shows. Attendance also set all-time records - more than 300 guests in New York. This report includes more than 30 images from the New York City and San Francisco events. Let's see some watches! … [Read more...]

Gérald Genta Has Died at Age 80

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Gérald Genta, designer of the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Patek Philippe Nautilus, IWC Ingenieur, Omega Constellation, Cartier Pasha, Bulgari Bulgari, and other icons of the modern era has passed away at age 80. Genta was born to Italian immigrant parents in Geneva in 1931. He launched his career as an independent watch designer in 1961, and in 1968 he designed the Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse. … [Read more...]