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Chopard Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Iconic Wristwatch

May 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Chopard, the Swiss-based luxury watch, jewelry, and accessories brand, was founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard when he was only 24. Today, the brand is celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of its most coveted timepieces with a new model and customization options. The Happy Sport collection, as the name implies, is designed to be elegant, sporty and playful. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first model in the collection, Chopard is releasing a women's version of the model, called the Happy Sport Medium Automatic. The new model will be available in eight different variations priced from $8,100 to $41,240. An open sapphire crystal back is exquisitely feminine and allows the wearer to see the watch's self-winding movement.... Read More

Raymond Weil Helps Kick Off Baselworld 2013 With New Video

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

The luxury watch and jewelry world’s most prestigious and anticipated event of the year commences today for a week-long exhibit that is sure to be fantastic. Held in Geneva each spring, the fair features around 1,800 companies who wish to showcase their timepieces, jewelry, and precious stone pieces along with the latest developments and innovations within their respected industries. This year, one brand whose selections we have been particularly looking forward to seeing is Raymond Weil, and it just so happens that the Swiss label is helping kick off this year’s coveted event in a musical way.... Read More

New Watchmaker 88 Rue du Rhone Has its Roots in Generations of Swiss Craftsmanship

Mar 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As grandsons of the renowned Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil, brothers Elie and Pierre Bernheim were raised surrounded by master craftsmen, developing a passion and in-depth knowledge of watchmaking early on. With timepieces constructed with the upmost excellence and exquisite designs, these young brothers have successfully created a Swiss luxury watch brand for a new era of collectors. And now, for the first year ever, the Bernheim brothers and co-founders of 88 Rue du Rhone will be presenting their collection at the Baselworld Fair next month.... Read More

Pre-Baselworld Preview of Raymond Weil Watches

Mar 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

As a self-proclaimed aficionada for all things shiny (with an extra affinity towards watches,) the up-coming Baselworld set to commence April 25 already has me giddy with anticipation. Every spring some 1,800 of the world’s most renowned companies from the watch, jewelry and precious stone industries that flock to this Swiss watch making mecca to display their luxury collections.... Read More

Hublot & Ferrari's The Big Bang Ferrari Watch Makes Public Debut in Japan

Mar 21, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  3 Comments

The collaborative efforts of Hublot and Ferrari made its public debut this month at in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan. The Big Bang Ferrari wristwatch was formally introduced at the Ferrari Racing Days Suzuka 2012 at the Suzuka International Racing Course.... Read More

Hublot Debuts World's Most Expensive Watch at BASELWORLD

Mar 9, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  4 Comments

Bloomberg reported on the then-forthcoming Hublot $5-million women’s wristwatch back in early October 2011. The much-anticipated timepiece finally met the world yesterday on the first day of BASELWORLD Watch and Jewellery Show in Basel, Switzerland, according to a report filed by the AFP.... Read More

Franc Vila's New Ultra-Limited Edition SuperLigero Concept Timepiece

Nov 22, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Watches: This year, at Baselworld, the timepiece industry saw a great deal of innovation, with designers integrating the 21st century into both the aesthetics of their timepiece design, and the technology of their movements.... Read More

Ulysse Nardin Adds Ceramic to the Dual Time Collection

Oct 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Watches: At Baselworld this year, the bar was considerably raised for watch manufacturers as industry leaders introduced more complicated movements, new advancements in time-telling technology...... Read More

New Bell & Ross Watches Conjure Airborne Dreams

Oct 23, 2009  |   Contributor: Marco Gagliano

Luxury Watches: Bell & Ross' BR-01 Airborne limited edition released at the last Baselworld Fair was a great hit.... Read More

Breguet Hosts Two Exclusive Showcases of the Marie-Antoinette in LA & NY

Oct 8, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Event: Named one of the five most complicated watches ever made, Breguet's Marie-Antoinette is a sight to behold for anyone that considers themselves a fan of complex timepiece movements.... Read More

Milus Raises The Bar With New TriRetrograde Bicolour Watch

Oct 11, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Watches: Since Baselworld 2009, the watch industry has seen the reemergence of the classic, hand-crafted timepiece.... Read More

Watch Review: Alpina's New Chronograph

Sep 30, 2009  |   Contributor: Marco Gagliano

Luxury Watches: At this year's Baselworld fair in Switzerland, Alpina announced many new additions to its Avalanche Extreme line of watches.... Read More

Breguet Ups the Ante With Their Newest Classique Addition Watch

Aug 20, 2009  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With a successful, memorable and record-setting year behind them, 2008 paved the way for even more achievement for timepiece titan, Breguet, in 2009.... Read More

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