Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show is a trade show of the international watch and jewelry industry, organized once a year in spring.
150.000 visitants from all over the world and more than 3500 media representatives are expected for the 2015 edition.
It begins at 19 and goes till 26 of March.
Luxury Safes gives you an antecipated glimpse of the watch trends that you can expect from this year fair.
Haute horlogerie’s biggest brands will for sure be seeking to distinguish themselves at this fair. Besides the traditional watchmaking, there will be Chopard. Presenting the brand’s new L.U.C Regulator that is a reinterpretation of one of Chopard’s classic models. This 43mm timepiece bears the inscription ‘Chronometer’ on its dial, proving that the L.U.C 98.02-L movement at its heart lives up to the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute’s rigorous standards for chronometric precision. It also boasts the Poinçon de Genève quality hallmark.
Chopard L.U.C Regulator
Women’s Luxury Jewelry
Attendees can look forward to seeing more offerings for women regarding jewelry exhibitions. Among the variety of pieces for the ladies, there will also be whimsical creations on display, such as Fendi’s new limited edition My Way timepiece. Limited to just 50 pieces, this feminine model has a diamond-clad case and a removable fur collar in blue, green, orange, or yellow. The dial is also paved with diamonds. (The smaller 28mm version features a total of 421 diamonds, while the larger 36mm version features 667 diamonds.) A snakeskin strap from the Fendi atelier, in a colour to match the collar, will complete the My Way.
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The technology doesn’t stop and the ‘smartwatch’ is here to stay. Despite the Apple IWatch and the huge buzz around it, plenty of watch brands, such Tissot, are also looking to incorporate new technology into their designs. The brand’s T-Touch Expert Solar Extension, which is the first solar-powered watch, include hours and minutes, day and week displays, two alarms, a dual time function, weather and air pressure indications, an altimeter, a chronograph with lap and split-time functions, a logbook, a compass, a timer and a regatta countdown.