Time Capsules: News – Win Your Pilot’s License from Breitling; Or At Least Go Fly with Them

Breitling, Instruments for Professionals and long-time aviation watch expert, has announced an amazing photo contest that will let aviation enthusiasts and Breitling lovers enter to win a chance to fly with the Breitling Jet Team, or to win your pilot’s license. The Facebook Contest requires entrants to submit a photo that best captures the spirit…

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Around the World: Breitling’s World First Boutique Takes Flight

In the posh New York City 57th Street area – just off of Fifth Avenue – Breitling officially opened its first world flagship Boutique last night – amidst great fanfare. On hand  were John Travolta, Wayne Gretzky and Boomer Esaiason, among others. The Boutique, at 5 East 57th Street, is an elongated, 4,500-square-foot, three-story store…

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Time Capsules: Product — Breitling Releases Transocean

Entirely developed and produced in-house, the newest Breitling Transocean Chronograph Limited special series pays homage to the first days of commercial flight. The original Transocean was first unveiled in 1958. The newest watch is a high-performance COSC-certified chronometer. With the Caliber 01 in it, the watch beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour. Just 2000 are being built…

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Trend Report: Pilot’s Watches

Alberto Santos Dumont ©CartierTaking to the skies isn’t as easy as it looks. It took Orville Wright many attempts more than 100 years ago before he got his first biplane to fly over Kitty Hawk, NC in 1903 – but thank goodness he kept on trying.  Since then flying has taken on all new dimensions.…

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Around the World – Boutique Blitz on Madison Ave

Timepiece lovers who favor the intimacy of watch boutiques have no shortage of options in New York; but lately, these upscale designs seem to be undergoing a revival. Need proof? Stroll no further than Madison Avenue starting at 60th Street, and head north to the mid 70’s. The gang’s all here in fashion and jewelry…

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Time Capsules: Product — Breitling for Bentley in British Racing Green

For years now Breitling had been building the Breitling for Bentley line of timepieces. The collection has ranged from tourbillons to custom-created pieces wherein Bentley owners can even match the burled wood in their cars, to technically complex chronographs and even in-dashboard instruments. Now, Breitling (http://www.breitling.com/)  for Bentley turns a bit more British than usual…

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