THE SUN SHINES FOR A SHOW OF SUPERLATIVES
In glorious sunshine, a cheerful Federal Councillor Eveline Widmer- Schlumpf, Head of the Department of Finance, opened the BASELWORLD 2013, accompanied by Eva Herzog, Councillor of the Canton Basel City, Jacques J. Duchêne, President of the Exhibitors' Committee, and René Kamm, CEO of the MCH Group. Eveline Widmer- Schlumpf said: "The redesigned global show is proof that economics and emotion can complement one another perfectly."
BREITLING PRESENTS THE WORLD’S FIRST WRIST WATCH WITH A DUAL FREQUENCY BEACON
Breitling has successfully established itself as a manufacture. Its own calibres and their further developments are the focus of the brand's efforts. This is demonstrated by technically interesting new products, which also extend the legendary collection Transocean line.
NEW LINE HYPERCHROME COURT PRESENTED
To celebrate its involvement with tennis, the brand releases here at BASELWORLD the new HyperChrome Court collection of watches that correspond to the three different types of courts tennis is played on – hard, grass and clay courts.
PINK AND BLUE SAPPHIRES ADD A GAUDY TOUCH TO NEW PIECES
The Pacôma brand was launched in 2006 by Schmittgall and has confirmed its glamorous and top-of-therange position. With the arrival of spring and the BASELWORLD show, the new Pacôma collection plays on rustic and timeless motifs, enhanced with colourful sapphires.
MIKIMOTO CELEBRATES THE 120TH ANNIVERSARY OF CULTURING PEARLS
Mikimoto invented the culturing of pearls and revolutionized the jewellery industry 120 years ago. CEO Hitoshi Yoshida reflects on the strengths and objectives of the Japanese company.
THE ICONIC SERIES EMERGES IN A TIMELESSLY MODERN LIMITED EDITION
This year, Bulgari brings a fresh tribute to the iconic Bulgari Roma line via a series of pieces housing a proprietary self-winding movement. Developed and produced entirely in-house, the new pieces feature an elegant 18-karat pink gold case and black alligator strap.
CARL F. BUCHERER EXPANDS THE MANERO LINE
This Swiss watch brand welcomes a new member to its classical Manero line. Indicating the remaining power reserve, the date in large format and the day of the week, this newcomer's dial boasts three of the most popular complications.
THE COMPANY THAT BILLS ITSELF AS THE HYDRO MECHANICAL HOROLOGISTS INTRODUCES THE NEW H2
The first HYT H1 watch was unveiled to the world here at BASELWORLD last year – to much fanfare. Now, the second generation has arrived, the new H2. Making this piece even more intriguing is the fact that it was created by HYT in cooperation with APRP led by the renowned watchmaker Giulio Papi.
Originale Language : English