Baselworld 2019 is the world’s leading show for luxury watches, jewelry with a unique design, precious stones and related industries, where high-end brands will present their latest creations from 21 – 26 March 2019, bringing abundantly of glamour to the exhibition halls. Here are the watch brands you have to lay your eyes on and that will look absolutely stunning in your wrist!
The big names in the industry, such as Rolex, Patek Philippe and Breitling will be in attendance at Baselworld 2019, showing their newest timepieces.
The L.U.C XPS Twist QF in ethically certified “Fairmined” white gold and issued in a 250 limited edition pieces, is a slim fit on the wrist, rich textures, high-quality production, and an ethical dimension: nothing is lacking here, not even a touch of extravagance.
The Happy Sport Oval watch by Chopard comes in 18-carat rose gold or in stainless steel with a diamond-set bezel. Its bracelet is entirely crafted in-house by the artisans of the Manufacture Chopard.
Another one is the L.U.C XPS Twist QF that displays a wealth of elegant characteristics: this timepiece at Baselworld 2019 goes the extra mile beyond aesthetic prowess to embody the most accomplished craftsmanship.
As we have learned since Georges Kern has taken over as CEO of Breitling, one aim for the company is to encourage a new youthful audience to be invested in the brand. 2018 was Kern’s first step towards this new approach with most noticeable releases being the new, updated Navitimer range as well as the end of last year saw the re-introduction of the Premier line.
Another name that comes to minds when it comes to Baselworld 2019 is Patek Philippe. The brand has a place of its own in the world of luxury watchmaking. So as the Nautilus Collection among Patek Philippe product line. The Nautilus Collection, which is the first choice of not only the users that meet the brand for the first time but loyal Patek Philippe fans, remains an object of desire since the day it has been launched.
Launched by Tudor in 2018, the Black Bay 58, among other aesthetic allusions to this famous historic watch, has a 39 mm diameter case, in keeping with the characteristic proportions of the 1950’s timepieces models.
The new Datejust case by Rolex from 2018 is a big improvement. This timepiece line up has an incredible amount of dial colors available.
In addition to the groundbreaking updates like the Supercase case, Maxi-dial dial, Oysterlock clasp and anti-reflective coating beneath the 2.5x cyclops, the GMT Master II new model is powered by the brand’s new Caliber 3186 movement equipped with the new Parachrom hairspring.
The black color is the new inspiration for Chanel. This year, the BOY∙FRIEND modern watch is expanding its universe with new “Grand Feu” enamel Tweed watches and a Fine Watchmaking Skeleton, Caliber 3, in intense black. The BOY∙FRIEND luxury watch with a unique design holds within the art of twisting the elements from the masculine wardrobe so dear to Mademoiselle Chanel. With its enigmatic name, it doesn’t think twice about shaking up the classic, feminine watchmaking codes.
Exclusively created for women inspired by the octagonal shape of the Nº5 bottle-stopper and that of place Vendôme, the Première is an icon for 30 years. With an ADLC-treated strap and case, and black-lacquered dial, the new limited-edition Première watch embraces intense black for an even more rock look.
The Octagon by Chanel is a creation inscribed in the watchmaking vocabulary of the House with its sober, refined design, strong lines, and its signature shape. The unique design of these timepieces is both contemporary and classic, and its angles are polished or satin-finished.
WRITTEN BY: Marco Costa – Editor
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