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The Top 5 Annual Calendars 2016

The Top 5 Annual Calendars 2016These are the best of the best annual calendars of the year 2016. Discover my very personal ranking and let me know what YOU think …   What you see underneath is a ranking of my five favorite annual calendars of the year 2016. They were presented this year either at the SIHH in January in Geneva or... Read More »

Sharing the passion for motorsports with Blancpain CEO Marc Hayek

Sharing the passion for motorsports with Blancpain CEO Marc HayekIt was the perfect way of launching the new Blancpain L-Evolution-R Chronographe Flyback Rattrapante Grande Date. Follow me to the Hungaroring near Budapest. You probably already know that Blancpain CEO Marc Hayek has a great passion for motorsports. Together with Peter Kox, Marc drives Lamborghini GT racecars provided from Reiter Engineering at the ADAC GT-Masters, The FIA GT1 World... Read More »

Talking Business and Replica Watches with Marc Hayek

Talking Business and Replica Watches with Marc HayekI met the CEO of Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz and member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group today. Listen to what we talked about …   Talking Business Of course I wanted to know how the luxury brands of Swatch Group perform these days and in what shape the markets are today. Interesting... Read More »

Blue is the new black. 8 x blue to fall in love with.

Blue is the new black. 8 x blue to fall in love with.Good morning, good afternoon, good evening world! I am sure, wherever you are on our blue planet, you will like these 8 wristwatches. They are my absolute blue favorites!   All prices mentioned underneath are Euros including 20 % VAT. To get a net price please deduct 16,66 %. If you wish to enlarge my pictures... Read More »

The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)

The new Blancpain, Breguet and Jaquet Droz boutiques in Shanghai (Updated with new photos)Today Marc Hayek officially inaugurated three new Swatch Group boutiques here in Shanghai. In brief this is a first look … What I saw today is rally stunning. Whilst the Jaquet Droz boutique is a refined little boutique showcasing the timepieces the two other boutiques, Blancpain and Breguet are just stunning. Let´s start with the... Read More »

Baselworld 2013 … Additional pictures and information about the Blancpain novelties

Baselworld 2013 … Additional pictures and information about the Blancpain noveltiesIn 1953, sixty years ago, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms was launched. This year Blancpain showed the new Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe and its new Tourbillon Carrousel. The Fifty Fathoms has been the archetypal of modern diver’s watches. No doubt! Should Blancpain due to its 60th anniversary have presented a new version of the original Fifty Fathoms?... Read More »

Baselworld 2013 … Marc Hayek presented me some of the novelties of Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2013 … Marc Hayek presented me some of the novelties of Blancpain and BreguetMarc Hayek is member of the Executive Group Management Board of Swatch Group and also responsible for the luxury brands of the group. Listen to my interview and see the pictures … I met Marc Hayek this afternoon and we talked about Blancpain and Breguet. Both brands were busy again and it was a pleasure... Read More »

Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.

Pre-Baselworld 2014: A new Villeret model by Blancpain.The Blancpain Villeret 2014 is a self-winding three-hand watch with date display, featuring a remarkably understated Grand Feu enamel dial. Grand Feu enamel, this magnificently stable material that maintains its radiance indefinitely is particularly suited to adorning a watch with such a classic aesthetic. Crafting it involves applying several successive layers of enamel that are... Read More »

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and Breguet

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Marc Hayek, CEO Blancpain and BreguetMarc Hayek is busy these days since he is responsible for the top luxury brands of the Swatch Group. He is now also involved at Harry Winston, so it is worth listening to this interview to get the latest update… Marc Hayek, this morning at the Breguet booth. Just one thing for all the “Opus” lovers:... Read More »

Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain novelties

Baselworld 2014: The Blancpain noveltiesBlancpain showed me a new elegant and sporty Chronograph, a new Perpetual Calendar, a new Tourbillon and a new Carrousel watch.    This is the new Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Chronograph. A VERY good looking and VERY COOL sports watch I believe. Its 43,6 mm case is made out ceramic and if you wish it is... Read More »

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