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The 11 Most Important Aspects of Buying a New Watch

Shiny. Beautiful. Fun. Bold. There’s so many aspects of a new watch that makes finding and buying one so enjoyable. However, it’s important to take your time and find the right watch that matches your personality and lifestyle, or you might end up returning your purchase or needing to make a new one too often. In this article, we’re going to look at the 11 most important factors you need to consider before buying a watch. Some...

Gifiting a Watch? Here’s How to Do It Right

So, you want to give a watch as a gift? Good choice, watches are fantastic gifts – they are useful and they can be a unique way to add style to any outfit. If you love wearing watches yourself then you’ll know that choosing the perfect watch can be difficult. There is so much choice available, not just in the style and design of the watch but in features too. If it’s that difficult choosing a watch for yourself, how...

A Review of Baselworld 2015: Gone for Another Year

141,000 square meters of stalls. Over 1,500 brands. More than 150,000 attendees. Baselworld 2015 established once again why Baselworld is the leading watch show on the planet. In addition to the product unveilings, an incredible atmosphere is created by the people and brands. My favorite booth? Rolex. Big, bold, and elegant. Rolex knows how to put on a show. Highlights of Baselworld 2015 Obviously we couldn’t cover every one of...

Baselworld Day 7: Most Innovative Water Resistant Watch Ever and Presidents Day-Date Watch!

There are only 2 more days of Baselworld left and what a 7 days we’ve had so far. Usually at Baselworld the manufacturers want to save the best till last, but the only way they could do that this year is if someone announced a Marty McFly watch which could send the user back in time. Somehow Baselworld is still bringing us amazing news and we have some incredible announcements to bring to you today, direct from the Messe...

Baselworld Day 6: From Tradition to Innovation

As we gear up for the last few days of Baselworld 2015, saving the best for last, we have a chance to check-in, learn about the watch industry from leading CEO’s, and learn what decisions lead to the watches we’ve looked at in days 1-5. Explosive Growth by Sticking to Tradition Yann Gamard, CEO of Glashütte Original, shared some insider’s knowledge with the rest of us. Glashütte is known for its rich history, like many other...

Baselworld Day 5: Fabergé Egg, Djokovic Special Edition and the $40 Million Watch

So we’re on to Baselworld day 5, at the end of today the event has run 6,666 times longer than Steven Gerrard spent on the pitch in yesterdays game between Liverpool and Manchester United. That time has been put to good use, too, as we’ve had lots of big announcements – these announcements aren’t slowing down, so we’ve still got loads to look forward to over the next few days. So, sit back while we look...

Baselworld Day 4: Insight Into the Fastest Growing Watch Company and 2 New Unveilings

After a few exciting opening days at Baselworld 2015, things slowed down a bit on Sunday, although there were still many interesting announcements and events. If you missed these for the thrilling Liverpool vs. Manchester United game, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Inside the Head of Bering Time’s CEO One of the most exciting parts of Baselworld is the opportunity to see what the CEOs of top watch brands are thinking about...

Baselworld Day 3: Schwarzenegger, Indestructable Watches and Jaguar

So, we’re on day three of Baselworld; if Baselworld was a movie then today would be the day that all of the watches gain consciousness and start an assault on humanity which leads to the end of the world as we know it. Thankfully, Baselworld isn’t a movie, but the good news is that if it does happen then we know that the watch-led civilisation of the future will have impeccable time-keeping skills. In the real Baselworld...

Baselworld Day 2: A Chat With Seiko’s CEO and the Billionaire Watch

A Baselworld reporter got the rare chance to talk to Shinji Hattori, the CEO of Seiko. Seiko is one of largest global watch brands, and continues to create innovative new pieces. The CEO shared a few insights into his company’s growth, noting that demand for watches was growing on a global scale, even in unexpected countries like Japan, India, and other Asian countries. Seiko has many major debut watches at Baselworld 2015, and...

Baselworld Day 1: GPS Watch, Cristiano Ronaldo and Google!

So Baselworld 2015 is here (think Kevin Costner’s Waterworld but more Swiss, less water and more watches… think Rodger Federer wearing a Rolex holding a Toblerone) and the world’s eyes are fixed on the Messe Basel to see how the top watch manufacturers are going to respond to the iWatch. As we told you last week, Mondaine have already responded by announcing the incredibly beautiful Helvetica No.1 Smart (more...