December 2014 – WORLD OF LUXURY

Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hublot King Power Los Angeles Lakers Limited Edition Watch

Hublot is always surprising the world with amazing timepieces, the Kobe Bryant collaboration with the “Black Mamba” last year, and the recent release of a Dallas Cowboys limited edition timepiece set, this latest release captures the entire team with the new King Power Low Angeles Lakers Limited Edition Watch. Launching these luxury sport watches has made a mark on the horological world, and delivered these artistic beauties.

This newest timepiece is designed with the signature yellow and purple color way is a great match up to the blacked out high tech brand aesthetic. Featuring the collection 48mm case in carbon fiber, with a black micro blasted ceramic and titanium bezel. Using the team logo and colors, the skeleton dial gives way to the HUB 4228 automatic chronograph movement, whose counter goes up to 48 minutes, the exact length of the NBA games. The team logo is also emblazoned on the sapphire caseback.

Chopard Grand Prix De Monaco Historique Chronograph Watch Review

Chopard has been creating racing inspired timepieces for several years, loving the sporty and clever designs. This black and yellow creation, the new Grand Prix De Monaco Historique Chronograph Watch is certainly a beautiful integration of exquisite watch making and classic racing. The collection showcases three timepieces, each elegant and unique piece in the Rose Gold group. The timepieces are similar in many ways, but the dial designs each clearly different.

The three specific pieces include a 3 hand model, one chronograph, and one three hand with a power reserve indicator. Each timepiece reflects horological excellence, an ingenious mix of modern and classic a leader for the brands future. Truly the brand is the only expert that can integrate the elements of racing and the intricate precision instruments that comprise these watches.

Bovet Recital 16 Triple Time Zone Tourbillon Watch

Classic and traditional, the Bovet Recital collection is amazing, and this latest 16 Triple Time Zone Tourbillon Watch is exceptional. The collection is part of the Dimier collection, and is recognizable by the lack of a “ribbon” crown protector at 12 o’clock. So while the pieces are complex in design, they have a very traditional crown at 3 o’clock.

The timepiece is crafted with a mechanical movement named the “Calibre Rising Star II” which features the main city time and two other cities. The refreshing aspect of this piece is that it isn’t just another elegant timepiece, it is a technical masterpiece, and a brilliant design. The brand is similar to the collection in that they are unique themselves, producing their own movements, and many of the other parts, like cases, dials and because they do it so well, other brands ask for their assistance as well.

The Tourbillon Diamants Timepiece is a Testament to Great Artisanship of Blancpain

Certainly a watch can reflect the character and personality of the wearer, and is an accessory that gets noticed by the majority. So in choosing a special watch, you want to find one that is a true piece of art, a creation that is unique, shows skilled workmanship and a heritage that is built on quality and precision. The Blancpain Tourbillon Diamants Timepiece is a testament to great artisanship, and fits the description of spectacular.

This amazing creation is one of the most expensive timepieces every made, and certainly could be classified as jewelry as much as a watch. Luxury is apparent on this watch from the 480 diamonds encrusted on the white gold case to the seven day power reserve and water-resistant feature. The 58 carat beauty is stunning from the first glance. The dial is adorned with baguette diamonds that are set in a brick like design and set in the 40mm case. The white gold bracelet is set with even more sparkling stones, 42 carats that fit the arm in a dazzling fashion. The brand calibre 25A movement features a self-winding movement made of 239 parts.

Audemars Piguet Millenary Quadriennium Timepiece

The luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet worked to reengineer an already brilliant timepiece, the Millenary, and now with that inspiration the Quadriennium takes the spotlight. As you might have suspected from the name, the watch sports a quadriennial calendar, meaning it needs to be reset at the end of February every four years. A beautiful and highly distinctive watch, the brand combined practical mechanical expertise with artistic excellence in order to bring this creation to life.

The oval shape of the watch features a very unique three dimensional depth, something crafted from architectural history, gathering inspiration from the Coliseum of Rome. Each of the models within the collection have special detail that showcase the dial and the hand-finished intricate workings inside the watch caliber. The exceptional timepiece is a statement for the brand, a combination of aesthetics, master crafting, and remarkable technology.