This month, luxury automotive giant Porsche celebrates 70 years of manufacturing prestigious sports cars. A lesser known fact about Porsche is that in 1972 Ferdinand Alexander Porsche started Porsche Design; a branch of Porsche dedicated to the design principles of its father brand in other fields of mechanical and non-mechanical areas like sunglasses, electronics, and watches.
Swiss Blancpain presented the third series of Blancpain Ocean Commitment (BOC) limited edition diving watches.
Since the launch of the Fifty Fathoms – the first modern diving watch – in 1953, Blancpain has maintained a strong commitment to exploring and preserving the world's oceans.
Four years ago, in addition to Blancpain's annual support to expeditions and major oceanographic projects, the brand introduced a first series of limited edition BOC timepieces, followed by a second series in 2016.
It’s easy with any brand’s new release catalogue to get swept up with the drama and complexity of the halo pieces. In the case of Glashütte Original that glory goes to the flashy green of the Sixties Panorama Date, or the bells and whistles of the Senator Cosmopolite. But sometimes you crave something simple, clean and pure. That’s where this latest take on the Senator Excellence Panorama Date comes in.
First released in the late 1950s, and reintroduced in 2013, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms has become a regular sight these past two years. Appreciated for its vintage-inspired design, Blancpain’s new collection of diving watches is none-the-less full of modern appeal. The new Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Automatic stays faithful to the features that made the 2013 model such a great watch. As they say, if it ain’t broke, don’t change it!
At Baselworld 2018,Swiss Longines expanded its Record collection with several models including two new Record Automatic Chronometer references in rose gold that we are presenting here.
Certified as “chronometers” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), these new models combine classic elegance with technical excellence.