Watches Channel Timely Remarks on Watches
Watches Channel will drift you towards daring innovations, century-old traditions, bold designs, and exclusive partnerships in the World of Watchmaking.
Dec 11, 2012
celebrates the 9th victory of Sebastien Loeb
, an unsurpassed world rally champion since 2004, with the introduction of a new timepiece – the Loeb 9th Title Limited Edition Chronograph watch
On October 7th, Sebastien Loeb, behind the wheel of his Citroën, won his 9th World Rally Championship title
Captivated by the world of reliable timekeeping, the champion joined efforts with the Marvin brand, having created the first Sébastien Loeb watch. Marking the champion’s 7th world title, it was introduced back in 2010 in a limited edition of 777 pieces.
Dec 10, 2012
unveils its new top-level sports Hawk collection
– the Sea Hawk
and Chrono Hawk watches
The new Girard-Perregaux watches reflect the brand’s remarkable expertise and its identity codes. Featuring a distinctively avant-garde design, they have been created as reliable timekeeping companions even in the most demanding conditions.
The imposing cases
, 44 mm in diameter, are fashioned in stainless steel. The cases are coupled with perfectly integrated leather or high-tech rubber straps equipped with a new security buckle. The dials offer great legibility and three-dimensional effect due to their clear, luminescent markers, indications in relief, and original decor.
Dec 07, 2012
unveils its new Sporting World Time watch
. The novelty has been inspired by Ralph Lauren’s personal love of travel and exploration. It has been developed as a long-distance traveling companion keeping its owner aware of the sequence of time around the globe.
The new Ralph Lauren watch features an engraved disc
that displays all 24 time zones of the world. The timepiece simultaneously displays the local time and a second time zone selected from the disc. The watch also provides a day/night indicator
, a power-reserve display
and a calendar
. The world time function is really easy to operate - simply by the turn of the 10 o’clock crown the user selects the city.
The Sporting World Time watch demonstrates a timelessly elegant yet relaxed look. Its 45 mm case
is fashioned in brushed stainless steel. It boasts 100-meter water-resistance
. The case is teamed with a cobalt blue alligator leather strap fitted with a matching pin buckle.
Dec 06, 2012
and Aston Martin
celebrate the eighth anniversary of their successful collaboration with the introduction of the AMVOX7 Chronograph watch
. The novelty represents the first vertical-trigger chronograph that boasts a radial power-reserve display.
The AMVOX7 Chronograph has maintained the distinctive features of the collection. The case has acquired an even more ergonomic shape
The watchmakers and artisans of the brand have paid particular attention to creating refined decorations
. The watch demonstrates a rich diversity of finishes
enhancing the surfaces and the dial possesses remarkable visual depth. The dial also provides supreme readability, with its anthracite grey chronograph counters and red and white accents.
Dec 05, 2012
This year, Tissot
pleases Michael Owen
and his fans with a new Michael Owen Limited Edition 2012 watch
. The novelty demonstrates a sophisticated and classy look and is characterized by supreme precision, robustness and sportiness.
Paying tribute to the successful English footballer, the new Tissot watch features red, black and white details.The black dial
of the Michael Owen watch is embellished with fine lines that form hexagons similar to those found on the football. You will notice one more original detail - Michael Owen’s lucky number “7” stands out in a fiery red at its index. The case-back reveals Michael Owen’s engraved signature logo and again number “7”.
The stainless steel case
, 42 mm in diameter, is presented on a sophisticated stainless steel bracelet fitted with a deployant buckle.
Dec 05, 2012
is pleased to present its new Luxury Automatic watch collection
. The novelties, characterized by pure and divine look, are animated by a revolutionary Powermatic 80 movement
that provides 80 hours of power reserve.
The new Powermatic 80 automatic movement guarantees ultimate precision. Certain models even boasts the official COSC chronometer certification
The Tissot Luxury Automatic watches demonstrate pure sophistication and meticulous design. The glance is caught by the play of polished and satin surfaces.
Dec 04, 2012
, one of the most experienced watchmaking experts in tactile technology, presents its new advertising campaign You Touch It Tells
. The star of the campaign is the iconic Tissot T-Touch Expert watch
with its tactile functions presented in a new light.
The new global campaign of the brand wants to demonstrate that the tactile functions of the Tissot watch are useful in any circumstances. First, a dynamic man wearing his trusted wristwatch lives the moments of adrenaline and suspense in the most amazing scenery. The same day he encounters his “one and only”.
Tissot has provided a special application
for a completely interactive account of the film and allows to see the scenes never seen before. The application users can interact with the Tissot film just by touching the screen. It is also possible to experience the tactile functions of the Tissot T-Touch Expert watch as if it is was right on the wrist.
Dec 04, 2012
As a sign of appreciation of the contemporary art, Romain Jerome
has cooperated with an internationally famous Swiss artist, John M Armleder
. Together, they have created ten unique timepieces. Every watch in the collection catches the glance by the skull
that has recently been in the center of attention in the artist’s work.
The new Romain Jerome watches, veritable works of art, are destined at both art and watch collectors. Manuel Emch
, CEO of RJ-Romain Jerome, highly appreciates contemporary art and has always admired John M Armleder’s work. The artist doesn’t provide any classification of his work, having opted for a principle of constant ″questioning″
that gives birth to hybrid interpretations of different genres.
According to the artist, the skull recalls a memento mori and reminds of the passing of time.
Dec 03, 2012
is pleased to add a new precious member to its highly-successful Excalibur collection - the Excalibur 36 Lady’s watch
. The novelty is rendered in pink gold and sparkles with a halo of 672 diamonds
, with the total weight of approx 4.78 carats.
The Excalibur 36 lady’s watch has been created as an ultra-precise piece with irresistible charm, having maintained the avant-garde spirit characteristic of the brand.
The watch is presented on a beautiful bracelet
embellished with 624 brilliant-cut diamonds that surround its polished centre. The bezel is magically set with 48 diamonds.
Dec 03, 2012
unveils a new timepiece devoted to the charismatic brand ambassador Didier Cuche
– the Admiral’s Cup 44 Chrono Centro Didier Cuche watch
. The new lady’s watch demonstrates a portrait of the ski champion, presently retired from competition.
The novelty follows the men’s model in the mini-collection paying tribute to one of the greatest skiers of all time. It is a limited edition of just 20 pieces
The partnership between the ski legend and the watchmaking brand was born due to the values shared by them - thirst for perfection and decidedly Swiss identity. Didier Cuche officially retired from competition at the end of the 2011-2012 season, but his cooperation with Corum successfully continues.
Nov 29, 2012
Baume & Mercier
proudly unveils its new Linea watch
. Best described as delicate and feminine, the lady’s watch, presented with a 27 mm case
, makes one feel its timeless appeal, supreme elegance and nobility. It is coupled with a dainty bracelet.
The sensibly-sized case demonstrates perfect curvatures and accommodates a Swiss mechanical automatic caliber
- ETA 2671
. The slim high-precision movement provides reliability and excellent quality and can be admired via the sapphire crystal case-back. Its oscillating weight is decorated with “Cotes de Geneve”, snailed decor and reveals circular-grained bridges.
The lady’s watch has been created in a steel or two-tone variation. The bezel is elegantly engraved in steel or in steel trimmed with gold and bears the hour numerals. The mother-of-pearl dial
sparkles with 11 diamonds
. It is shielded by a scratch-resistant domed sapphire crystal.
Nov 29, 2012
presents its new Excalibur 42 Chronograph watch
. Featuring a blue dial and crafted from steel, the novelty makes one feel its sporting spirit and appreciate refined straight-line design. It is created to guarantee supreme comfort of wearing and remarkable performance.
The model is available exclusively in the brand’s boutiques.
The new Roger Dubuis watch respects the identity codes of the Excalibur line
. The strap is attached to the case with help of the signature triple horns. The face, protected by a sapphire crystal, embellished with a nice sun-ray finish and completed with slender Roman numerals, is framed by the immediately identifiable fluted bezel.
Nov 28, 2012
unveils its new Vintage 1945 XXL Chronograph watch
. The novelty demonstrates sober lines inspired by the aesthetic heritage of the early 20th century accumulated by the brand.
The new Girard-Perregaux watch accommodates a self-winding manufacture caliber
- the Girard-Perregaux GP03300
that allows it to happily measure short intervals of time with remarkable precision.
The timepiece makes one feel an ideal balance of straight lines and curves. Its rectangular case
is sculptured from pink gold or steel and features alternating polished and satin-brushed finishing.
Nov 27, 2012
Women of fashion are aware - zebra print is everywhere! With zebra stripes being at the height of fashion this year, Hublot
unveils its new Big Bang Zebra watch
. The novelty follows the success of the Leopard Bang and the Boa Bang introduced by the brand.
The Big Bang Zebra is an ultra-feminine watch. It case
, 41mm-in-diameter, is fashioned in black ceramic, white ceramic or 18K red gold. The bezel, in black anodized aluminum, 18K white gold or red gold, sparkles with 17 topazes and 31 black baguette-cut spinels. The bezel lugs and lateral inserts are rendered in black or white composite resin.
The zebra-print dial
captures the light due to eight small diamonds, with a total of 0.14 carats. The date is presented via a trapezoid aperture at 4:30.
Nov 27, 2012
has created a new timepiece for those who need a sporty yet elegant timekeeping companion for day-to-day life – the Terrascope
. Men will surely appreciate its eminently masculine style, sturdiness and reliability.
The new JeanRichard watch demonstrates a cushion-shaped case
, 44 mm in diameter. It is fashioned in stainless steel, polished and vertically satin-finished. It boasts 100-meter water-resistance
The black vertically satin-finished dial
is characterized by perfect legibility. It is graced by applied steel hour-markers coated with Superluminova substance at the tips, as well as the sporty hour and minute hands. The date window is positioned at 3 o'clock. The small seconds hand stands out by its tip outlined in red.
Nov 23, 2012
unveils its new Duometre Unique Travel Time watch
. The novelty is animated by the brand’s revolutionary Dual-Wing movement
. It is a fine timekeeping companion for travelers who love fine watchmaking.
For the novel movement, the Dual-Wing
is divided into two mechanisms - the first is responsible for local time and the second for an additional time zone. Each mechanism offers a 50-hour power reserve
. To guarantee remarkable user-friendliness, one can use the same crown for winding both barrels.
The day and night indicator and hour disc are found at 6 o'clock for at-a-glance reading. The dial gives a feeling of a perfect balance, featuring two symmetrically arranged counters. It is important to mention that the numbers 7 and 9 are accentuated in red as a tribute to the Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique.
Nov 22, 2012
Baume & Mercier
introduces its new Clifton 1830 watch
. The novelty, crafted in 18K red gold, is animated by a manually-wound movement. It has been created to establish a close bond with its owner.
The new Baume & Mercier watch is simple and refined. It demonstrates elegant curves and straight lines, finely merging into the wrist. The model wins the heart by it nicely balanced classic design. Its 42 mm case
has been sculptured from an ingot of 18K red gold. It demonstrates polished and satin finishing. The dial of the watch is curved, matching the shape of the domed sapphire crystal.
The meticulously crafted dial
is silvered opaline. The small seconds counter is positioned at 6 o’clock. The dial is graced with individually applied gilt numerals and indices.
Nov 21, 2012
presents its new Worldtimer Manufacture watch
. The novelty demonstrates the company’s ability to add a fresh twist to classic ideas and designs.
The new Frederique Constant watch features a three-part case
rendered in hand-polished stainless steel. The face of the model is shielded by a convex sapphire crystal, while the see-through case-back gives a chance to drop a glance at the inner life of the timepiece.
The novelty has been created in two variations
. The silver dial
is embellished with a nicely engraved guilloche design or a detailed world map in the center. The first variation features the time with help of hand-polished black oxidized hands and refined Roman numerals, while the second variation with help of hand-polished blue hands and luminous round indexes.
Nov 20, 2012
Famous as the producer of supremely elegant Swiss watches, Longines, based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, is pleased to unveil its new Avigation Watch Type A-7
. The novelty has been inspired by the brand’s rich history and its continuous association with the aviation world.
The new Longines watch captures attention by its refinement. The 49 mm case
is fashioned in stainless steel. It is coupled with a black alligator strap. It is built with a single pusher at 12 o’clock, incorporated into the crown.
The timepiece is animated by an exclusive automatic column-wheel chronograph movement
developed for the brand - the caliber L788
. The 27-jewel mechanism, beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, offers a 54-hour power-reserve. It provides the following functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, chronograph and tachymeter.
Nov 20, 2012
, James Bond
has chosen the Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M 42mm watch
. The design peculiarities of the timepiece have been inspired by the classic Seamaster models of the 1950s.
The Omega watch accommodates the brand’s revolutionary mechanism - the Omega Co-Axial calibre 8500
equipped with the Co-Axial escapement and free sprung balance that guarantee prolonged stability and utmost precision, not to mention they significantly reduce the need for servicing. As the mechanism also incorporates an Si14 silicon balance spring, the timepiece is provided with a 4-year warranty.
of the James Bond watch
is characterized by supreme legibility
in all lights and conditions as the hands and indexes are provided with Super-LumiNova treatment. They distinctively contrast with the matt black surface of the dial.