Experience the Heart of Watchmaking: The Audemars Piguet Foundation Reforests the World

By Samantha Walsh The heart and soul of watchmaking is not just about building beautiful, technically advanced machines that will last for centuries. It is also about giving back to the world that supports you – for causes that need assistance. Audemars Piguet does exactly that. With the sale of each Audemars Piguet watch, a…

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3 World Records Set at BaselWorld 2014 by Bulgari, Graff, TAG Heuer

A few months ago, after SIHH, we brought the three top world records set for timepieces during that Fair. Now, post-Basel, we bring you the three record-setting watches from this year’s BaselWorld 2014.  From ultra thins to ultra shimmer, it was a strong year for world premieres and records. We know you are chomping at…

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We’re Officially Back: BaselWorld 2014, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

This was a particularly long trip f or me. It always is. Basel is an eight-day marathon test of endurance of strength and memory. This year, however, I also went a week early to Europe to celebrate the 130th anniversary of Bulgari (we’ll bring you more about that here soon).  So, two and a half…

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Orange You Glad Omega is Innovative? Introducing the World-Premiere Planet Ocean Orange Ceramic Watch at BaselWorld 2014

Omega is a watch brand synonymous with exploration and adventure, having ventured to the depths of the oceans and to outer space with NASA.  To celebrate its successes in timing, Omega unveils a few mighty impressive watches this year.  Among them is the Planet Ocean Orange Ceramic watch – an exceptional example of innovation and…

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Jacob & Co Reinterprets Time with the Astronomia Tourbillon

Sometimes watches we see here at BaselWorld make us scratch our heads and wonder. The new Jacob & Co. Astronomia Tourbillon is one of those watches. To begin with – let’s be clear – this is not an astronomical watch. Instead, it is one extremely unusual and complex tourbillon that also features a rendition of…

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Ulysse Nardin Never Disappoints: Introducing the Imperial Blue and the Manufacture Perpetual Calendar

A leader in watchmaking complexities and a pioneer in developing silicium and other high technologies, Ulysse Nardin is a brand we expect great things from. And this company never disappoints.  This year, it offers a host of important new timepieces, including the Imperial Blue and the Perpetual Calendar watch. Personally, I love the new Imperial…

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