Hands On: Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10 World Premier

Harry Winston Histoire de Tourbillon 10,

I have long been a fan of the Histoire de Tourbillon series by Harry Winston. Begun in 2009 to really showcase the tourbillon escapement (a device that compensates for errors in timekeeping due to the effects of gravity on the wrist when it is in certain positions), the Histoire de Tourbillon series of watches have…

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Hands On With Blancpain Air Command As Seen At The 2019 Swatch Group Summit

Blancpain Air Command

At the recent Swatch Group Time to Move summit in Switzerland, we got to go hands on with some of the amazing new timepieces making their way to stores now. While I got to visit the Blancpain Manufacture — more coming on that soon -and see all of the new watches for 2019 first hand,…

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Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit: 2019 Watches Coming To Stores Now

Inside the hand guilloche workshops at Breguet

Just a few months ago in Switzerland, the Swatch Group held its first annual watch summit for journalists. While some bloggers (including one or two who never even attended) have written articles about the event, I have written about the Swatch Group Summit and the timepieces  on  ATmelyPerspective  and in other publications. Now, however, I…

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Why More Watch Brands Are Opting For Summits Instead Of Watch Shows

Swatch Group Time To Move event.

Recently, LVMH announced that it will hold its first Group watch exhibition in Dubai in January of 2020. The company was fast to add that it was not leaving Baselworld, but rather offering a more timely showcasing of its products.  In my recent article on my PerfectTiming column on Forbes.com, I discussed why it is…

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Behind The Scenes Of The Swatch Group ‘Time To Move’ Summit Unveiling Newest Luxury Brand Watches

Blancpain's newest Air Command Flyback.

Last week in Switzerland, the Swatch Group hosted its first-ever “Time to Move” event that heralded the brand’s departure from Baselworld (time to move) and its dedication to its own worldwide summit for the press.  The event brought together the finest watch editors, journalists and bloggers from around the world for three days of total…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

Swatch Group pulls out of Baselworld 2019. This year's Baselworld already witnessed a decline in exhibitors by the hundreds.

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive.…

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