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The 88 Rue du Rhone BAFTA watch with a limited run of 50 rose gold and steel timepieces, with a gent’s and women’s design was handed out to citation readers last night at the BAFTAs.
We start the week with two Girard-Perregaux flagship timepieces, 1966 and Vintage 1945 collections, which have gone back to their roots to feature handsome blue dials.
The new Royal Oak Offshore Diver from Audemars Piguet has its Vickers in a delicious new twist. Last year they produced the Royal Oak Offshore Diver in black carbon, this year they have released a pristine white version in 1850 Vickers (hardness) Super White Ceramic, 40% more resistant to scratches than last year’s 1830 Vickers black version.
Five out of the ten top selling watch brands in the UK are not watch brands at all, but mere extensions of well-known fashion labels such as Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Diesel, Emporio Armani and Ben Sherman. Does this mean dedicated watch manufacturers are missing out on a huge chunk of the market?
Hublot has created a range of watches specially for ladies that are destined to be either adored or despised. They are inspired by Pop Art, an artistic movement which had its heyday in the 70s.
Recently Ernie was sent the new Fromanteel Globetrotter GMT-01. Regular readers will recall we interviewed Amsterdam based Fromanteel CEO Alfredo Silva back in November, and it’s well worth reading the interview for a better overview and understanding of the brand, which, with a gap in between, boasts a proud 400 year history.
Chanel has applied techniques to man-made ceramic that are usually reserved only for the most precious gems and in the process have created a high-tech ceramic finish with a deep lustrous sheen they call intense black.
Zenith has introduced two new services through their website aimed at researching and verifying the authenticity of collectors’ timepieces.
In a change of marketing strategy, British watch brand Pinion has launched a new-look website timed to coincide with the release of its new Axis model this month.
This is another watch from the Alpina Startimer collection that will be on show this year at Baselworld, Alpina’s debut attendance at the event.