Basel 2017 will have its comeback this March 23th until the 30th, what to expect? This show will make our clockwork dreams come reality! Expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors excited for the latest timepieces made by the best manufacturers in the world, this will be a showcase of the elite.
The city of Basel has a really important role in the European jewelry and luxury watch market. Having place there two world renown events every year, Baselworld and Art Basel. This city is one of Europe’s most influential cultural centers, being the city with the highest density of art galleries in the world.
Find now the highlighting brands that are going to join in the globally celebrated event as well as their extraordinary and stunning designs!
The worldwide renown brand makes sure each product concentrates the much-wanted Swiss quality. Having a distinctive sense of innovation and tradition, Tissot produces authentic and efficient watches. During BaselWorld, the brand in collaboration with MotoGP will show the magnificent T-Race Automatic Limited Edition, every component of the timepiece was carefully selected in order to also represent characteristics of the motorcycle industry, resulting in a wonderful design of black and pink gold tones.
Based in Chaux-de-Fonds, the Swiss company manufactures a cluster of remarkable and luxurious pieces, from watches to fashion accessories. While it was only launched in 2015, the Carrera Heuer-01 has quickly become the brand’s signature Chronograph due to its contemporary, elegant and all-ceramic styling as well as a deep black shade.
For sure one of the most indulging American brands of fashion, Calvin Klein is famous for is wide-ranging products that vary from clothing apparel to accessories, to furnishings and watches and several others. The prestigious brand is presenting a beloved Swiss trade show, the Calvin Klein Minimal which is characterized by a harmonious and meticulous design as well as understated graphic lines.
With traditional Swiss watchmaking and artistry with mythological beliefs and cutting-edge materials, the Neuchâtel-based brand keeps focusing on an artisanal heritage while producing high-end jewelry. Sappheiros Tourbillon Black Edition is going to be present at Baselworld. This timepiece is covered in a carbon coating and provides unique light effects. Besides its functionality, this piece is a timeless design that highlights a historical sense and everlasting adoration.
The recently founded Swiss brand defines itself as “Luxury of Tomorrow”. This brand produces fine pieces of watches and jewelry and is led by Shant Ghouchian who has an avant-garde notion of luxury. The Big Square Chronograph is one of the brand’s most distinguished timepieces to be presented at Basel, displaying a lengthened dimension and showing no traditional characteristics whatsoever.
Described as a brand of innovation in the watchmaking industry, Hublot has the knowledge to develop ground-breaking timepieces through the use of cutting-edge materials and forms. Hublot’s Big Bang Unico GMT follows this notion while combining ingenuity with simplicity.
Renowned for their astonishing skeleton watches, Armin Strom brings in a new interpretation of tradition and architectural movement. Through a complex watchmaking process that can be noticed in Mirrored Force Resonance, a precise and energy saving timepiece.
The high-end and prestigious brand Angelus has become one of the most influential manufacturers in the industry. The luxurious brand will showcase the U20 Ultra-Skeleton Tourbillon which is described as “an authentic Haute Horlogerie sculpture”. Seeking for transparency, each element of the watch was preserved while maintaining a much-needed rigidity and sturdiness. Made from sapphire, this majestic watch showcases prominent 3D architecture features.
Characterized by its singular Latin Heritage, Cuervo y Sobrinos has a unique sense of tradition and identity. It’s jewelry and watchmaking pieces has sleek style and high-quality. By virtue of such, the brand’s Torpedo Pirata Chrono Day Date brings the Caribbean spirit to Swiss manufacturing and its design was inspired by the buccaneers.
Known for an unmeasurable passion and experience, Eberhard & Co has a prolonged background and history on producing high-quality and exceptional designs. Showcasing a new automatic model of its Scafograf 300 that is notorious for its bi-directional bezel shaped with steel.
The ingenious brand carries on a passionate and intense approach towards producing high-quality materials. Characterized by a sleek interior, Rebellion’s Predator 2.0 Regulator Tourbillon has a modular and customizable case that symbolizes the brand’s principles of tradition and precision. This empowering timepiece has an incredible sum of 65 hours of power reserve.
Gucci provides fashion and design enthusiasts with the most curated and luxurious selection of goods, perpetuating a bewitching world of jewelry and watches. Le Marché des Merveilles is no exception to this rule as it highlights gracefully embroidered elements of a bee, a tiger and a snake against the illustrious Gucci stripe.
Recently, they showcased the most resourceful cigar cabinet ever, dubbed as Emperador which consisted of twenty-four cigars all rolled in fine gold leaf and severely protected by individual glass sleeves so as to not suffer any damage. It becomes a true experience to the senses while exploration a new another level of sophistication and cleverness.
At BaselWorld, Hamilton is going to present to the world the astonishing Khaki X-Wind Auto Chrono, an exquisite timepiece that offers a classic aviation resemblance, an x-shaped case and a monochrome styling. However, what differentiates this watch from others is the components that make its inside, from automatic Valjoux movement to a drift-angle calculator.
The Fifty Fathoms Bathy is a vintage-inspired timepiece that surveys to the brand’s principles. It is represented by a high-level of precision, “The watch beats to the rhythm of Calibre 1150, an authentic technical feat notably comprising two series-coupled barrels delivering a 100-hour autonomy.”
The Grenchen-based watchmaker specializes in conceiving technical watches, and at the same time, it is also a supplier for aviation purposes. This can be understood in Colt Skyracer, a light, and sturdy vessel by Breitling. While it may be light, the materials that compose this masterpiece offer paramount resistance against gradual decadence.
At the esteemed trade show, Frederique Constant is set to disclose the reinvented Classic Worldtimer Manufacture with a case in golden tones and an interior of chocolate color. The watch is marked by clean lines and an extraordinary simplicity.
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