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Haute Complication: Hublot Big Bang MP-11 3D Carbon

Haute Complication: Hublot Big Bang MP-11 3D Carbon

At this years Baselworld not only a new model was added to the “Manufacture Piece”-collection by Hublot, but also a whole new material which has never been used in watchmaking before. Sourced from the US military, it is a polymer matrix composite which is reinforced by a three-dimensional carbon fibre weave. The result is a very strong, very resistant, yet also very light material. READ MORE

SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin’s New Masterpieces!

SIHH 2018: Vacheron Constantin’s New Masterpieces!

Vacheron Constantin is not just releasing just a few new models this edition of the SIHH, but an entire array of complicated masterpieces! It starts with a whole new collection, the FIFTYSIX, which is inspired on Vacheron Constantin’s reference 6073, which the brand launched in 1956. Elegant yet masculine lines envoke the style of this era, and transform it into the 21st century. The FIFTYSIX will be available in three different varieties, a date model, one featuring day of the week, date, power-reserve indicator, and the final version features a complete calendar with precision moon phase. READ MORE

Exploring Creative Ways To Display Power Reserve

Exploring Creative Ways To Display Power Reserve

Among other complications, the power reserve indicator always seems to be a bit dull. You do not have the continuous motion of a tourbillon, the playfulness of a chronograph, or the imposing look of a big date. However, many watch connoisseurs have a secret, or not so secret, crush on this complication. Where there was a time when a 48-hour power reserve was the most of it, now even the most common watches sport five days or more, and some might only take winding once a month. That gives the power reserve indicator a whole new level of excitement, especially since many brands now also display it in a far more creative way! READ MORE

Luxury Watch Trends 2018 - Baselworld SIHH Watch News

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