Watches

14 Watches Worth Investing In from Baselworld 2017

This year's must-have timepieces, straight from the world's biggest watch trade show.<p>There's something of a revolution happening in the watch world. With a whole generation of potential customers who can't even wrap their heads around the idea wearing a high-end mechanical timepiece, something has …

Patek Philippe

The Best Watches of Baselworld 2017

This year’s Baselworld was a win for enthusiasts. The headlining pieces all seemed to resonate with what watch geeks have always been asking for: …

Seiko

#TBT Why I Ordered the New Omega Speedmaster 1957 Reissue

Today’s #TBT will be Baselworld 2017 focused as we’re still basking in the afterglow of the show. And, even though we’ve <b>covered it already</b>, I’ll use …

Baselworld 2017: the Whimsical Watches of Itay Noy

Having gone to Baselworld three years in a row now as a member of the worn&wound team, I can safely say that one of my favorite things about the fair …

Introducing: The Sinn EZM 12 'Einsatzzeitmesser' (Live Pics & Pricing)

Wednesday March 29, 2017<p>There very well might be no watch company more devoted to the creation of purpose-built tool watches than Frankfurt-based …

Android Wear 2.0 Bug Causing Update Delays

Android Wear 2.0 landed in February on a pair of new LG smartwatches, along with the promise that the update would land on a wide range existing devices soon after.<p>Fast forward six weeks or so and the upgrade has only just started to roll-out, and to just three smartwatches at present: The Fossil Q …

TAG Heuer

Apple watchOS 3.2 Is Here: What You Need to Know

Apple has officially launched watchOS 3.2 for the Apple Watch, with new features and capabilities, and possibly a deluge of handy new apps to …

Smartwatches

Introducing: The Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5650G "Patek Philippe Advanced Research"

Wednesday March 29, 2017<p>One of the most interesting technical presentations this year came from Patek Philippe, whose Advanced Research Program …

Patek Philippe

At Baselworld, Luxury Timepieces Detect a Slowdown

BASEL, Switzerland — Strapped into a cockpit-style seat, eyes peering through heavy black goggles, you can almost feel the G-force as you hurtle down the bobsled run, seat rattling and shoulders slamming as you tilt through violent twists and turns.<p>As soon as you catch your breath, you’re on to the …

Patek Philippe

Sister of police killer Dale Cregan and her drug dealer boyfriend hit with £1m 'gangster tax'

The sister of police killer Dale Cregan and her drug dealer boyfriend have been hit with a £1m ‘gangster tax’ bill.<p>William ‘Billy’ Black, 51, the …

Rolex Watches

The Zenith Chronomaster El Primero Grande Date Full Open

Home » Luxury Watches » The Zenith Chronomaster El Primero Grande Date Full Open<p>Thanks to <b>Baselworld 2017,</b> we all have the privilege of glancing upon …

The Companion Collection, Unique Watchbands Made Out of Fur Shed by Beloved Pets

The Analog Watch Company of has unveiled The Companion Collection, a remarkable line of customized watches covered with a specially treated wool made …

Wildlife

Jumpers warm-up for Longines FEI World Cup Final in Omaha

The much anticipated FEI World Cup Finals in Omaha celebrated its first day with fans filling the CenturyLink Center. Spectators had the opportunity …

Longines

In The Shop: A 1960s Omega Genève 'Admiralty' Reference 135.015, A 1940s Gallet MultiChron 30M 'Clamshell' Chronograph, And A 1974 Piaget Dress Watch in White Gold

Wednesday March 29, 2017<p>There is truly something for everyone this week – we’re firing on all cylinders over here. For sporty chronographs we have a …

On the Eve of Omaha: Christopher Surbey to Make Longines FEI World Cup Final Debut

This past summer, Canada’s Christopher Surbey suited up in the classic Canadian red show coat for the first time and made his Nations Cup debut in …

Longines

Heuer Brings Back a Classic: The Autavia Reissue - worn&wound

The dial is a brilliant recreation as well. Simple applied indices, pointed rectangular hands, and three reverse-panda snailed subdials build up a …

TAG Heuer

Baselworld 2017: Watchmakers dig up past to secure the future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Each year, just as the snow below the Swiss Alps starts to melt, over 120,000 people descend on a little town called Basel, for the world's largest watch and jewelry fair.<p>Collectors, journalists, retailers, and plain old watch geeks, all flock to Baselworld.<p>All of them are packed in to a …

Longines

Slim proportions and surprising new finds: Baselworld 2017 highlights

What might have been rather a dull year at Baselworld given all the dire export numbers and other bad headlines, turned out to be more vintage than vinegar. Yes, smart watches are here to stay and yes, consumers are sensitive to price and will shop around to prove it, but hard-living suits the …

TAG Heuer

Franck Dubarry Debuts Crazy Wheel

In the nine years TechnoMarine flourished, it sold more than 2.5 million diamond-set steel, gel and rubber watches. Founder Franck Dubarry’s idea to combine precious gems with non-precious materials to make distinctive fashion watches was well ahead of its time, and his design cues have seeped …

Speed and Style: Our 5 Favorite Motorsport Watches at Baselworld 2017

Luxury watches are forever tied to motorsports. We’ve always been given the chance to wear the same watch a race winner puts on their wrist before …

Motorsport

Longines Record Watches Are Brand’s First COSC-Certified Collection

A brand's 185th anniversary is no small achievement. At Baselworld 2017, Longines marked this occasion by announcing a new collection of simple, …

Longines

Win a Seiko Prospex Radiosync Watch

<b>We’ve teamed up with Seiko for this exclusive competition to win a Seiko timepiece worth £549.</b> Precision and reliability; these qualities, above all …

Seiko

7 of the Most Beautiful Watches From Baselworld 2017

The Baselworld watch and jewelry fair reads like a who’s who of international accessories, bringing together a mix of both established and up-and-coming brands to Messe Basel, Switzerland. The classic mechanical watches are often a highlight of the event, and this time around was no different. Just …

Patek Philippe

This $45,000 Watch Contains a Drop of the Oldest Whisky in the World

Next week Polish company Wealth Solutions will release 50 watches each containing a single drop of Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, the oldest whisky in …

Wine & Spirits

The best smartwatch for iPhone is Apple Watch, but not the one you think

Whether you’re looking to track your fitness goals, access important emails, or simply tell the time at a glance, the perfect smartwatch should be an …

Smartwatches

Modern Watch Design Uses Shadow Gradients to Tell Time

In 2014, timepiece company Anicorn Watches launched the first in its series of unique watches. Known as <i>The Trio of Time</i>, the popular collection consists of <i>Series 000</i>, <i>Series K452</i>, and, now, <i>Hidden Time</i>, a minimalist approach to time-telling designed by designer Jiwoong Jung.<p>Structurally, <i>Hidden Time</i> …

Design

The 5 most outrageous timepieces revealed at the world's biggest watch exhibition

Baselworld, the most important trade event for the watch and jewelry industry, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.<p>Watchmakers and jewelers have once again descended upon the city of Basel, Switzerland, to present their extravagant creations.<p>Jaquet Droz, Rolex, Omega, Graff, and Louis …

Fashion

Gucci Brings A Touch Of Style Colour To Baselworld 2017

Gucci is the name synonymous with high-end fashion but little are aware that the brand’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, has also been …

Fashion

Look, but don’t touch? The watch industry’s old guard needs to smarten up, and soon

The Baselworld 2017 watch show is a concentrated look at a glamorous industry steeped in history. Visitors get a glimpse of some astonishing …

TAG Heuer

Hands-On with the Two-Tone Tudor Diver, the Black Bay S&G Ref. 79733N

Neither entirely steel nor gold, but a blend of the metals, two-tone sports watches are peculiar but nonetheless popular. So the Tudor Black Bay S&G …

Rolex Watches