March 2012 – WORLD OF LUXURY

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Making a Richard Mille

The concepts and techniques behind how some of the world’s most famous watchmakers make their watches is a closely guarded secret. When it comes to finding out what goes into the making of a Richard Mille watch, No one except the watchmakers themselves and their distribution centers know exactly how a watch is made. However, there are certain elements and features that almost every Richard Mille watch contains that can help outsiders get a brief glimpse into what really goes on when the watchmakers are crafting a Richard Mille watch.

Hublot Classic Fusion Extra-Thin Skeleton Watch

Hublot is known for creating luxury men’s and women’s watches that combine the structure and craftsmanship of the quintessential Swiss-made timepiece with the desire to have a modern design and style. The recently unveiled, Hublot Classic Fusion Extra-Thin Skeleton watch is the newest member to the Hublot men’s watch collection and features a combination of contemporary style and classic watch craftsmanship, by offering a completely see-through watch design that allows you to look inside and see the inner workings of this high-quality watch.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 40 Years – Exhibition in NYC

It has been only 40 years since the Swiss watchmaking world was presented with the very first luxury sports watch. The 40th anniversary of Audemars Piguet’s world famous timepiece known as the Royal Oak is being celebrated in style. The Royal Oak was the world’s first ever luxury sports watch, and the Swiss manufacturer is pulling out all the stops by presenting the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 40 Years exhibition. The exhibition will travel around the world, and commence in New York City on March 21st.

Hublot King Power Dwayne Wade

Swiss watchmaker Hublot is notorious for creating timepieces that combine the elegance of a Swiss-made watch with a sleek, shiny, contemporary design. In addition to the contemporary design,
Hublot is always known for creating timepieces that honor and signify some of the most popular sports teams and figures. Just last year,
Hublot designed a watch to represent England`s Manchester United. The watch was inspired by the highly popular soccer team and used to mark the official partnership between the team and Hublot. This year it is the basketball world`s turn, as fans eagerly await the
Hublot King Power Dwayne Wade timepiece.

HD3 Complication Black Pearl watch

Watches are getting more and more futurist looking in their design. The HD3 Complication Black Pearl watch is one of the most futuristic looking watches on the market today. Everything from the watch strap to the dial, and minute and hour hand feature a design that looks like it walked off an alien spaceship and right onto your wrist. The Complication Black Pearl watch from HD3 retails at a stunning $400,000, and is available in limited quantities which have yet to be announces, to those who are willing to pay the shockingly high price tag.

Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, Parmigiani Fleurier Commemorate The Year of the Dragon

The Chinese Zodiac has long been connected to the character of the individuals born under each sign. The Chinese zodiac signs include the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig. 2012 is the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese Zodiac Calendar, beginning on January 23, 2012 and ending on February 9, 2013. The Dragon is the fifth sign and represents luck. In particular, 2012 is the year of the Water Dragon. The Water Dragon occurs only once every 60 years and is considered one of the luckiest of dragons, as water is a necessary life force element. The dragon has long been considered an imperial symbol in China, representing not only power, but strength, nobility and luck as well – and luck is certainly on the side of luxury watch connoisseurs in the Year of the Dragon, with several watchmakers creating special pieces to commemorate the astrological event.

Hublot and Ferrari Shake Hands

Of late, Hublot – the reputable designer watch company that symbolizes ‘fusion between tradition and future through its design, knowledge and materials’ has been in the limelight for its partnerships with other renowned brands. The designer watch company recently announced its official and very exclusive partnership with none other than Ferrari and probably this is the best and biggest
Hublot deal till date.
Hublot – Ferrari partnership that was officially announced in November 2011 is still being talked about in offline as well as online media.