Luxury watches

Test bench Panerai Radiomir 1940 42mm – World Tempus

Panerai occupies a unique position in the watchmaking world. Although the original “Officine” was created in 1860, the watches it produces only became available to the public in 1993. Until then, the various developments and products by the Florence-based brand were dedicated exclusively to the Italian navy, an experience that enabled Panerai to patent a number of systems and above all to test them in the most credible possible manner….

Posted: Friday, January 08, 2016

A Day With: Breitling wingwalker Sarah Tanner – Sport360°

It’s a job that sees her travel around the world but instead of attending meetings, Sarah Tanner is on the wings of a plane, defying death with a series of heart-stopping stunts in the skies at speeds of 150mph. – Club of the Week: Leap ahead with UAE Parkour – #360fit: Understanding the Difference Between Good & Bad Fats – #360fit: Best female-friendly supplements to take – #360fit: Best places to train in Dubai for…

Posted: Friday, January 08, 2016

Test bench – World Tempus

Panerai occupies a unique position in the watchmaking world. Although the original “Officine” was created in 1860, the watches it produces only became available to the public in 1993. Until then, the various developments and products by the Florence-based brand were dedicated exclusively to the Italian navy, an experience that enabled Panerai to patent a number of systems and above all to test them in the most credible possible manner….

Posted: Thursday, January 07, 2016

Patricia Urquiola’s Miami store design for Panerai references watch mechanisms – Dezeen

Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has designed the first US flagship store for Italian watch brand Panerai in Miami‘s Design District, featuring a chandelier with shapes based on watch parts (+ slideshow). The two-level, 2,200-square-foot (204 square metres) shop is outfitted with luxurious materials like marble and bronze and is located on the south-west corner of the district’s Palm Court. The rectangular ground floor is lined with striated wood paneling with illuminated…

Posted: Saturday, January 02, 2016

Patricia Urquiola’s Miami store design for Panerai references watch mechanisms – Dezeen

Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has designed the first US flagship store for Italian watch brand Panerai in Miami‘s Design District, featuring a chandelier with shapes based on watch parts (+ slideshow). The two-level, 2,200-square-foot (204 square metres) shop is outfitted with luxurious materials like marble and bronze and is located on the south-west corner of the district’s Palm Court. The rectangular ground floor is lined with striated wood paneling with illuminated…

Posted: Friday, January 01, 2016

Patricia Urquiola’s Miami store design for Panerai references watch mechanisms – Dezeen

Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has designed the first US flagship store for Italian watch brand Panerai in Miami‘s Design District, featuring a chandelier with shapes based on watch parts (+ slideshow). The two-level, 2,200-square-foot (204 square metres) shop is outfitted with luxurious materials like marble and bronze and is located on the south-west corner of the district’s Palm Court. The rectangular ground floor is lined with striated wood paneling with illuminated…

Posted: Friday, January 01, 2016

Radiomir 1940 10 Days GMT Automatic, oro rosso, 45 mm – World Tempus

Radiomir 1940 10 Days GMT Automatic, oro rosso, 45 mm, PAM624 and PAM 625. © Panerai

Posted: Thursday, December 31, 2015

Breitling Unveils Its First Connected Watch, Exospace B55 – eWeek

Luxury Swiss watchmaker Breitling has announced its first-ever connected watch, the $8,900 Exospace B55, a titanium-encased timepiece that connects to a wearer’s Android or iOS smartphone to provide a wide range of notifications. The components and design of the Exospace B55 were developed, assembled, finished and tested in Switzerland, including its internal SuperQuartz Swiss movement, just as the company’s previous luxury timepieces were created. The B55 is a classic chronograph…

Posted: Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Breitling propels two-way communication with connected timepiece – Luxury Daily

<!–?php the_content(' Read the rest of this entry » ‘); ?–> Breitling’s B55 Connected watch Swiss watchmaker Breitling is furthering its placement in the connected timepiece arena with the debut of the Exospace B55 Connected. Breitling is hailing the Exospace B55 as its most innovative crossover timepiece, having touchpoints of smartwatch technology and analog design to ensure user-friendliness. Keeping its roots, Breitling’s Exospace B55 Connected is developed, assembled and…

Posted: Monday, December 21, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace B55 Connected Watch Debuts – eWeek

The watch is the company’s first connected watch and features both analog and digital displays to give users the information they require. The $8,900 Breitling Exospace B55 connected and chronograph-styled watch is now available as the luxury Swiss watchmaker releases its first connected timepiece. Featuring a titanium body, the Exospace B55 connects via an app to a wearer’s Android or Apple iOS smartphone to provide a wide range of notifications…

Posted: Monday, December 21, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace B55 Connected Watch Debuts – eWeek

The watch is the company’s first connected watch and features both analog and digital displays to give users the information they require. The $8,900 Breitling Exospace B55 connected and chronograph-styled watch is now available as the luxury Swiss watchmaker releases its first connected timepiece. Featuring a titanium body, the Exospace B55 connects via an app to a wearer’s Android or Apple iOS smartphone to provide a wide range of notifications…

Posted: Sunday, December 20, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace connected watch makes the smartphone its slave – Digital Trends

The smartwatch is the smartphone’s slave, but Breitling, maker of some very fine timepieces, didn’t think that was the right way to do things. For its connected watch debut, the superbly monikered Exospace B55, it has reversed the roles and made the phone the slave of the watch. By connecting Breitling’s Exospace watch to a phone, you’re making it easier to use the watch’s features and functions, not making it…

Posted: Sunday, December 20, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace connected watch makes the smartphone its slave – Digital Trends

The smartwatch is the smartphone’s slave, but Breitling, maker of some very fine timepieces, didn’t think that was the right way to do things. For its connected watch debut, the superbly monikered Exospace B55, it has reversed the roles and made the phone the slave of the watch. By connecting Breitling’s Exospace watch to a phone, you’re making it easier to use the watch’s features and functions, not making it…

Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace connected watch makes the smartphone its slave – Digital Trends

The smartwatch is the smartphone’s slave, but Breitling, maker of some very fine timepieces, didn’t think that was the right way to do things. For its connected watch debut, the superbly monikered Exospace B55, it has reversed the roles and made the phone the slave of the watch. By connecting Breitling’s Exospace watch to a phone, you’re making it easier to use the watch’s features and functions, not making it…

Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015

Breitling’s $8900 Exospace B55 is a smartwatch for super-rich aviation enthusiasts – The Next Web

Swiss watchmaker Breitling has launched the Exospace B55, a smartwatch that combines a quartz movement with advanced chronograph functions that all you pilots out there will find useful. The B55 combines an analog dial with a digital display so you can see the time at two locations with just a glance. You can also use the swap function to switch the time displayed on the hands and the screen. It…

Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015

Focus On: Prescott Breitling – Winston-Salem Journal

Posted: Saturday, December 19, 2015

The Breitling Exospace B55 Is The Latest Luxury Smartwatch – TechCrunch

Breitling, maker of fine watches for people who fly airplanes (or would like to fly airplanes), has just released the Exospace B55, a smartwatch that can relay messages from your phone and includes a high-end quartz movement with advanced timing features. This isn’t a smart watch per se so I’m calling it a “notification” watch or notiwatch. Go ahead and laugh. Anyway, the B55 is a “multifunction electronic chronograph also…

Posted: Friday, December 18, 2015

​Breitling’s new connected watch costs $8900: Hands-on with the Exospace B55 – CNET

This is the year that real watchmakers are making smartwatches. TAG Heuer, Fossil and now Breitling, too. The Breitling Expospace B55, however, is a “connected watch,” which means it’s a traditional watch with additional smartwatch-like connected notifications. No, this watch doesn’t run Android Wear. Unlike TAG and Fossil’s smartwatch entries, this is a real chronograph watch with added digital benefits. It’s a trend that’s growing: connected Swiss fitness watches are…

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Breitling Jet Team sets 2016 appearances – AOPA Pilot

The team also will add new appearances to its schedule, including the Fort Lauderdale Air Show May 7 and 8 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and a two-day visit to San Francisco Oct. 8 and 9 during Fleet Week. Breitling announced the schedule during the International Council of Air Shows convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. View the full schedule. The prestigious aerobatic display team, established 13 years ago, is the first…

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hands On With the New Breitling Smartwatch – Bloomberg

The age of the luxury smartwatch is upon us. As recently as a year ago, high-end watchmakers were shrugging off the just-announced Apple Watch, calling it ugly, a fad, and not very luxurious. But now we seem to be firmly in a period when mainstream Swiss companies are trying in earnest to find their digital footing. TAG Heuer’s Carrera Connected Watch is selling so well that the company is ramping up production after just a few…

Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015