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LVMH Watch Week: Bulgari Unveils its Octo Roma Carillon Tourbillon, A New Kind of Repeater

While Bulgari is undoubtedly best known among watch enthusiasts these days for its record-setting ultra-thin timepieces, most notably within the Octo Finissimo collection which we covered earlier this week, the Italian brand is also well regarded for both its high-horology and high-jewelry creations. Today, we showcase a new model within the former category, the “Masterpiece...

LVMH Watch Week: Bulgari Expands Octo Finissimo Collection with Three New Ultra-Thin Timepieces

Since its launch in 2012, Bulgari’s Octo collection of eight-sided luxury watches has grown and become the Italian-based brand’s best-seller in the mechanical timepiece category. Moreover, the pieces within the Octo Finissimo sub-family, launched in 2014, continues to set new standards in watch thinness, counting among its member the thinnest tourbillon, time-only automatic, GMT chronograph,...

LVMH Watch Week: Zenith Embraces Emerald with the Defy 21 Urban Jungle

LVMH Watch Week kicks off today, and following right on the heels of the attention-grabbing Chronomaster Sport and Revival A385, one of the three presenting maisons, Zenith, has unveiled the latest eye-popping addition to its avant-garde Defy line, the new Defy 21 Urban Jungle. Dressed in dark green tones, the model, as its name implies,...

Green Rambles: The Future of Trade Shows Looks Bright, for Some

By the time I write this, we have finished another digital edition of LVMH Watch Week. While it is great that we live in a time and age where it is possible to bring high-quality content to people around the globe, I wish the situation was different. There is simply no substitute for holding a...

5 Under-the-Radar Watch Releases from the Last Few Months of 2021

With 2021 behind us and the watch world already ramping up for some major movement in 2022 (starting in earnest with the LVMH Watch Week launches next week), we take a look at a handful of recently released noteworthy timepieces from the fall of winter of ’21 that you just may have missed in the...

Zenith Raids its 1969 “Bank Vault” for New, Vintage-Inspired Defy Revival A3642

The year 1969 was a pivotal one for Swiss watchmaker Zenith, which famously introduced its history-making, high-frequency chronograph caliber, the El Primero, to a worldwide audience in January of that year. The El Primero and the Chronomaster watches in which it was first installed have largely defined Zenith’s identity since then, but another important branch...

Showing at WatchTime New York 2021: The Zenith Chronomaster Sport

America’s largest luxury watch event, WatchTime New York, is returning for its sixth year at Midtown Manhattan’s Gotham Hall on October 22-24. This year’s event is shaping up be a fantastic return, with more than 25 participating watch brands displaying their latest and greatest timepieces. Among these brands is Zenith, which is showcasing its most significant launch...

Island Inspired: Seiko Introduces Trio of 140th Anniversary Prospex Divers

Amidst all the heavy coverage of last week’s LVMH Watch Week, Seiko quietly introduced a trio of anniversary timepieces in celebration of the Japanese brand’s founding in 1881. All three limited-edition 140th Anniversary Prospex Divers are based on Seiko’s classic 1968 Hi-Beat Diver: the Seiko Prospex SLA047, Seiko Prospex SPB207, and Seiko Prospex SSC807. Each...

When Split-Seconds Count: Introducing the Zenith Chronomaster Sport

Zenith, as most of you reading this are probably aware by now, introduced the El Primero chronograph caliber in 1969. It was notable for, among other aspects, its uncommonly high frequency of 36,600 vph (5 Hz), which in practical terms meant that its chronograph could record elapsed times not just to the second but to...

Fair Games: A Look at the Future of Swiss Watch Trade Shows

Two weeks ago, on April 14, Baselworld’s parent company MCH Group took note “with great surprise […] of the cancellation of major exhibitors at Baselworld,” namely Rolex, Patek Philippe, Chanel, Tudor, and Chopard. Two years before that, on July 30, 2018, the company’s former CEO René Kamm was already caught off guard by Swatch Group’s...

The WatchTime Q&A: Hublot North America President Jean-Francois Sberro on New Products, Digital Strategy, and Navigating a Pandemic

As the watch industry deals with the struggles brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, we at WatchTime welcome insights from industry leaders on how they’re coping and planning for the future as dormant world economies begin to reopen. Recently, Hublot North America President Jean-Francois Sberro kindly consented to a candid, wide-ranging conversation about how his...

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Hublot Launches New “Hybrid” Movement in Spirit of Big Bang Meca-10

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the release of its now-iconic Big Bang model in 2005, Hublot introduced an assortment of new and special Big Bang timepieces at the recent  LVMH Watch Week in Dubai. Among them were the Big Bang Integral, the first Big Bang with an integrated metal bracelet fused with its case;...