Let’s focus on THE summer’s novelty that Tudor presented in Basel this year. We had made a quick debrief of the two models that had caught our attention during the press presentation of the brand without having time to go into details. As we were about to do so, TUDOR suggested us to go for it, so… what more to say: let’s go!
You probably know the Perrelet Turbine collection. A range of unique watches, equipped with an ingenious rotating device to animate their dial like an aircraft turbine. After many and varied declensions, even erotic ones, the Perrelet Turbine starts this year in chronograph mode.
Here at Les Rhabilleurs, we really appreciate Chopard! Why? Probably because we went there and saw what was happening inside Chopard’s Manufacture and because some of the brand’s Men’s watches suits us well. Of course buying a Chopard watch is rarely considered as a long term investment by collectors (which is not completely wrong), but from a quality and definition stand point, we can understand that a lot of you might want one. So, to make you dream a little bit more, here are some of Chopard’s novelties that will be unveiled very soon. Read more…
Upstream of Baselworld 2013, Omega announces the arrival of a new model in its Seamaster collection: the Planet Ocean GMT watch. A model combining bright colors (orange and blue) to visualize a second time zone while keeping the basic principles of a diving watch.
We want to congratulate this beautiful watchmaking project that makes sense in addition to giving time. Fonderie 47, as its name suggests, specializes in the overhaul of metals but not the one you might have in mind. It comes from the components present in AK47 rifles found in Africa. Revenues from the sale of each watch are used to finance the destruction of 1,000 assault weapons in Africa.
The news has just come, PPR changes its name to become Kering. An announcement that marks the 50th anniversary of the group and demonstrates its willingness to focus on the world of Luxury and Sport. A new direction that could well and truly impact the watchmaking industry. What do you think?
Vulcain still impresses year by year. Both actual and capable of delivering up to date models with charming retro design and functionalities that only the brand has the secret, Vulcain announces the release of a a little gem this year. Faithful replica of a 1970 model, the Vulcain Nautical Seventies promises to be a great success… but limited. Read more…
If 2012 clearly was HYT H1 year, the new Hydro Mechanical watches brand seems to want to stay on Top in 2013! HYT has chosen the next Baselworld to unveil its new model called H2. The mystery remains total on this HYT H2, just a small picture to make us wait. How cruel that is.
News from Baselworld follow one another, the watchmaking houses creative effervescence arises gradually as the week of “THE watchmaking event” of the year is approaching! It’s now Corum‘s turn to give us a taste of its skills with the Ti-Bridge Automatic Dual Winder.