Posts tagged with : "Blancpain"

 

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain & the Blancpain Ocean Commitment. Discover a new limited chronograph, the new book “Fifty Fathoms The Dive and Watch History 1953-2013” and the brands commitment to preserve and protect the world’s oceans.

Blancpain has been a supporter of environmental initiatives to explore, preserve and protect the world’s oceans. The financial donations have come to be called the “Blancpain Ocean Commitment”. Discover the story on 9 pages packed with dozens of pictures …

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Blancpain Chronographe Pulsomètre

Blancpain Chronographe Pulsomètre

This is a contemporary doctor´s watch, simply a ticking beauty for the wrist and a must-have item for any passionate watch lover.

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Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.

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NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

NATO straps now change from status junk to OEM. Discover some of the 2014 watches officially fitted with NATO straps and the interesting story behind

Have you also pimped up your new and old wristwatches with colourful NATO straps in the last years? I did and I will continue doing it even though the NATO strap now becomes original equipment of a watch.

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Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain novelties

Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain novelties

Blancpain showed me a new elegant and sporty Chronograph, a new Perpetual Calendar, a new Tourbillon and a new Carrousel watch. 

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Marc Hayek is busy these days since he is responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group. He is now also involved at Harry Winston, so it is worth listening to this interview to get the latest update…

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.

Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.

The Blancpain Villeret 2014 is a self-winding three-hand watch with date display, featuring a remarkably understated Grand Feu enamel dial.

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My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

My Chinese contributor Logan sent me a report from the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. Please have a look what was going on there…

This is another watch-insider.com exclusive. Don´t miss this insight-view of the ‘Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair’ and ‘World Brand Piazza’ in HKCEC. It´s more than you might expect or much less, just depending on your personal expectations…

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In conversation with Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group

In conversation with Nick Hayek, CEO Swatch Group

Nick Hayek is conducting the biggest Swiss horological orchestra with 29.600 employees and a turnover in 2013 of 8.143 billion Swiss Francs. I invite you to listen to our conversation taped yesterday at the Swatch Group HQ.

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The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)

The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)

Today Marc Hayek officially inaugurated three new Swatch Group boutiques here in Shanghai. In brief this is a first look …

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I had a talk with Wei Koh the founder and editorial director of Revolution Press and The Rake

I had a talk with Wei Koh the founder and editorial director of Revolution Press and The Rake

I have great respect for Wei Koh. In my eyes he is one of the most talented journalists in our business. Two days ago we found some time and talked about watches and the watch industry.

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Baselworld 2013 … Additional pictures and information about the Blancpain novelties

Baselworld 2013 … Additional pictures and information about the Blancpain novelties

In 1953, sixty years ago, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms was launched. This year Blancpain showed the new Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe and its new Tourbillon Carrousel.

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Baselworld 2013 … Marc Hayek presented me some of the novelties of Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2013 … Marc Hayek presented me some of the novelties of Blancpain and Breguet

Marc Hayek is member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group and also responsible for the luxury brands of the group. Listen to my interview and see the pictures …

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These are my personal thoughts after attending the presentation of the Annual Report of Swatch Group.

These are my personal thoughts after attending the presentation of the Annual Report of Swatch Group.

In brief: I liked what I saw and what I heard. If you wish to share my thoughts I invite you to read my comment.

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Türler Watches & Jewelry in Zürich celebrates 130 years. A photo reportage with surprises in three parts …

Türler Watches & Jewelry in Zürich celebrates 130 years. A photo reportage with surprises in three parts …

On Tuesday I attended the 130 years celebration of Türler at Paradeplatz in Zürich. Throughout this evening CEO Franz Türler also presented a very special book. Come in and join the birthday celebration …

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