From March, 2011

Fendi Crazy Carats

The Fendi Crazy Carats The Fendi Crazy Carats collection introduces a new revolutionary ladies timepiece -a rolling mechanism technology that changes the gemstones with a turn of the crown. related links Fendi

Reveal watches

Apology for the poor image but i liked Elle’s version of the reveal disc concept. This has been done before but last year’s Vue by Yves Behar has set off a trend with Elle and Axcent bringing out their own version. related links Elle Time WF: Yves Behar and the Disappearing Hour Axcent

Doxa Grafic Mistero

Doxa stepped up their game design-wise with their nice clean new Grafic Mistero, though the readers at Hodinee aren’t too happy about it. related links Doxa

The new Hublot

One of the watches I missed at Baselworld: The La Clef du Temps watch by Hublot. Apart from looking science fiction, the watch allows the user to slow or speed up its movement (i was about to write speed up ‘time’ but that would factually incorrect :^)). Again, Ablogtoread has covered an interesting back story on the watch. related links A Blog to Read: Hublot La Clef du Temps

Omega Baselworld 2011

The Omega Hour Vision Skeleton Platinum The New Omega Ladymatic 425.35.34.20.55 New from Omega at Baselworld 2011: The Omega Hour Vision Skeleton watch and a Ladymatic with an updated band. Both of them use a Co-Axial Calibre movement related links Omega

Casio Bluetooth Watch

Casio plays it safe and simple with its first next gen bluetooth watch at Baselworld. Since this is their first bluetooth product, the watch only does one function while communicating with smart phones – it automatically synchronizes with the time in smart phones so if your gps enabled smart phone automatically corrects its time zone based on where you are, your watch will too. related links Casio Fossil VP on the Connecting Fabric

China drives Baselworld 2011

One of the things I noticed about this year’s fair was the amount of classic models. I chalked it up to recession and the demands of buyers for something more discreet, however, a reuters article shed further light: “But the watch industry is also being pushed into redeveloping classic models, encouraged by Chinese demand. As a result, many brands are re-fashioning old models such as Tag Heuer which last year launched a new version of its classic Carrera model, endorsed by actor Steve McQueen, which starts at 2,000 euros. “Chinese prefer classic watches, watches with a heritage,” Guy Semon, Tag…

Concord C1 Update

This year at Baselworld 2011, Concord presents a haute joaillerie version of their C1 Chronograph called the Amethyst. The watch features 217 baguette-cut amethysts totalling 13.80 carats. related links Concord

Charriol Baselworld 2011

Charriol Chrono Celtica Charriol Celtic Charriol updates its line up with the Chrono Celtica and the forth generation Celtic at Baselworld 2011. related links Charriol

Damiani

The elegant ladies Damiani Belle Epoque quartz watch from jewelry brand, Damiani. related links Damiani

Antoine Martin

Two years in the making, The Antoine Martin Quantieme Perpetual QP01 is a hand wound perpetual calendar watch. A Blog to Read has a detailed back story about this watch. related links