Luxury watches

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

Focus On: Prescott Breitling – Winston-Salem Journal

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

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

Air Races seeking title sponsor after Breitling exits – Reno Gazette Journal

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Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Breitling Jet Team flies to inspire next generation of pilots – CBS News

Many regional airlines are struggling to find pilots, due in part to the high cost of flight school. In a new unique plan to address the pilot shortage, the Breitling Jet Team – the world’s largest professional civilian flight team performing on jets – is going on its first American tour, to encourage aviation careers with air shows, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone. Flying at speeds of up to…

Posted: Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Breiling Jet Team flies to inspire next generation of pilots – CBS News

Many regional airlines are struggling to find pilots, due in part to the high cost of flight school. In a new unique plan to address the pilot shortage, the Breitling Jet Team – the world’s largest professional civilian flight team performing on jets – is going on its first American tour, to encourage aviation careers with air shows, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone. Flying at speeds of up to…

Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Prolific dressage stallion Breitling W put down – Horse & Hound

Breitling W, the 2014 Hanoverian stallion of the year, was put down at the weekend (13 December) after suffering from colic. The 24-year-old was owned and competed in international grand prix by German trainer Wolfram Wittig. The pair competed at Hickstead and in 2001 Breitling W was the winner of its CDI grand prix and Nations Cup, competing alongside his older full brother Meggles Biagiotti W (Marcus Gribbe). That year…

Posted: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Breitling Jet Team to headline 2016 Hillsboro air show, Blue Angels won’t … – OregonLive.com

A jet team from Dijon, France will star at next summer’s Oregon International Air Show. The show, which will run from July 22-24 at Hillsboro Airport, will feature the Breitling Jet Team, according to an air show news release. Breitling boasts “the world’s largest professional civilian flight team performing on jets,” according to its website, and “is known internationally for their tight formation flying in their seven beautifully painted black and gold Aero…

Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015

Panerai: A Luxury Watch Brand With a Nautical Soul – Forbes

Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015

Book Review: Vacheron Constantin Artists Of Time – Quill & Pad

During the launch of the world’s most complicated watch, the Reference 57260 on September 17, 2015, Vacheron Constantin launched a second rhapsodic item: the truly encyclopedic oeuvre Artists Of Time. ‘The Artists of Time’ chronicles the history of Vacheron Constantin This tome takes an extensive look at both the inner workings of Vacheron Constantin’s craftsmanship and its grandiose history: from September 17, 1755 all the way through Reference 57260 of…

Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015

The $10m deal behind most complex watch, Vacheron Constantin’s Reference 57260 – The Australian Financial Review

“It was a lot of work, keeping the project alive for eight years, keeping the client interested for eight years. For four years we were looking at creating the 36 complications, and the watchmakers kept saying, ‘Yes, we hope, we are doing our best.’ I kept saying, ‘But guys, we have a contract.’ But you know watchmakers. They don’t promise what they can’t deliver.” Bernaz and Vacheron chief executive Juan-Carlos…

Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015

Five minutes with Breitling pilot Aude Lemordant – World Air Sports Federation

Posted: Monday, December 14, 2015

Vacheron Constantin opens exclusive corner at Mistal – Muscat Daily

Vacheron Constantin, which calls itself the world’s oldest watch manufacturer, opened an exclusive corner in Mistal Boutique on Thursday. The Geneva-based manufacturer is hoping to increase its market share in Oman. “Even today, Vacheron Constantin produces a small number of exceptional watches that showcase the brand’s clear preference of quality over volume. Each timepiece expresses a pure and exquisite beauty. “Our watches are a combination of technical expertise, design excellence…

Posted: Sunday, November 24, 2013