12 Watches Not to Miss at Baselworld

Baselworld, the global hotspot for all things jewelry and watch related, is only a few days away, but who has the time to wait? Not us! Thankfully, we got the inside scoop on this year’s most exciting timepieces. Below are our top 12 watches that we’ll no doubt be salivating over until their official debut. Our wrists can’t wait.


  • Verace

    Versace V-Ray

    The vivacious throttle of motor racing is streamlined in this classical chronograph from Versace.

    Technical Details

    Movement: Ronda 5040D, Swiss Made Quartz

    Case: IP rose gold with multi color feature detailing

    Dial: Blue with greek key, Versace logo at "12"

    Bracelet: Blue leather with contrast stitching butterfly buckle

    Water Resistance: 50 m


  • Bell-and-Ross

    Bell & Ross Carbon Orange

    Designed to outfit men that work under extreme conditions, this brightly colored timepiece combines durability with vintage aviation.

    Technical Details

    Movement: ETA 2894; mechanical and automatic

    Case: Black PVD steel finish with an orange tappet made from steel with a polycarbonate-ABS protective

    Dial: Matte black, numerals, hands, and index covered in a photo-luminescent coating and Bell & Ross logo under "12"

    Bracelet: Orange canvas and black rubber with pin buckle clasp

    Water Resistance: 100 m

  • LV

    Louis Vuitton Tambour éVolution Spin Time

    For the globetrotter you've always wanted to be, Louis Vuitton's sophisticated re-work of its 2010 favorite is finished with pink gold and a stylish two-time zone display.

    Technical Details

    Movement: LV111 calibre developed by La Fabrique du Temps; automatic 

    Case: Ceramic aluminum middle with 18-carat pink gold bezel, horns, and crown and sapphire back

    Dial: 18-carat pink gold hands and index, grey squares at hour marks, and Louis Vuitton Logo at center

    Bracelet: Black calfskin and alligator with red top-stitching, and 18-carat pink gold pin buckle

    Water Resistance: 100 m


  • Longines

    Longines Column-Wheel Single Push- Piece

    Though the fluted crown might hint at the traditional aspects of Longines' earlier works, the innovative monopusher movement inside, developed exclusively for the Swiss brand, is surely ahead of its time. 

    Technical Details

    Movement: L788 Calibre, developed by ETA 

    Case: Rounded shape in rose gold with a blue column wheel

    Dial: White with blue hands, painted black numerals, and a red "12"

    Bracelet: Fitted brown alligator with contrast stitching 

    Water Resistance: 30 m


  • Hamilton

    Hamilton Pan Europ

    Color is king in this eye-catching silver, red, and blue wristwatch from Hamilton. A sporty reminder of the American spirit right at the top of your wrist. 

    Technical Details

    Movement: H-30

    Case: Stainless steel with Sapphire

    Dial: Blue and gray with white reflector with date at "3" and Hamilton logo at center

    Bracelet: Red and blue striped textile with white stitching 

    Water Resistance: 50 m


  • Bvlgari

    Bulgari OCTO Chronograph

    Italian craftsmanship meets Swiss precision in this elegant chronograph from Bulgari. Based off the concept of the octagon, this architecturally urban piece is an emblem of harmony, power, and eternity.  

    Technical Details

    Movement: BVL Calibre 328, self-weinding column wheel chronograph movement

    Case: Solid steel with a transparent sapphire crystal case-back and steel and ceramic insert

    Dial: Multi layared black with hour-markers coated in rhodium, and BVLGARI under "12"

    Bracelet: Black alligator leather strap with steel folding clasp

    Water Resistance: 100 m


  • Gucci

    Gucci G-Timeless Slim Automatic 

    The slimmest timepieces from Gucci yet, the new G-Timeless series has been updated with leaner dials, narrower applied indexes, and slightly more curved bezels.

    Technical Details

    Movement: Swiss Made ETA 2895, automatic 

    Case: Brushed and polished stainless steel 

    Dial: Silver sun-brushed diamante pattern with black external minute track, and Gucci logo under "12"

    Bracelet: Black leather with stainless steel 2 blade buckle

    Water Resistance: 50 m


  • rado

    Rado HyperChrome Small Second 

    Luxury catches up with technology in Rado's innovative HyperChrome models, a series of high-tech watches casted in innovative plasma ceramic. 

    Technical Details

    Movement: ETA 2895-2, automatic

    Case: Plasma high-tech ceramic and polished stainless steel side inserts

    Dial: Stainless steel with rose gold details, and Rado under '12"

    Bracelet: Dark brown leather

    Water Resistance: 100 m


  • Tissot

    Tissot T-Race Touch Aluminum 

    Give your day an athletic boost with this tactile sports watch. 

    Technical Details

    Movement: Swiss Made Quartz

    Case: Black and orange  aluminum 

    Dial: Matte black with contrasting orange details, and Tissot under "12"

    Bracelet: Black synthetic strap with standard buckle

    Water Resistance: 100 m


  • BreitlingBreitling for Bentley 6.75 Midnight Carbon

    Sleek with cold metallics and dark shades of ebony, this 1,000-piece limited-edition collaboration watch is a timely tribute to Bentley's iconic engine, the 6.75 litre.

    Technical Details

    Movement: Breitling 44B calibre

    Case: Satin-brushed steel

    Dial: Royal ebony with larger aperture calendar 

    Bracelet: Rubber strap with a central raised motif echoing

    Water Resistance: 100 m


  • OmegaOMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean Ceramic with Diamonds

    This 113 diamond OMEGA watch is the unlikely (but completely appreciated) child of hardy body ceramics and exceptionally-set jewels. 

    Technical Details

    Movement: OMEGA Co-Axial caliber 8615

    Case: Brushed and polished 950-grade platnium 

    Dial: Polished black ceramic bezel with a full cut diamond at "12"

    Bracelet: Black leather strap with platinum stitching and a platinum clasp

    Water Resistance: 600 m


  • MovadoMovado Gravity

    Cut with creative design, this minimalistic timepiece explores Movado’s modern design aesthetic with edgy, innovative sophistication.

    Technical Details

    Movement: Swiss quartz movement

    Case: Round polished black PVD-finished stainless steel

    Dial: Shiny black carbon fiber with polished black minute reflector ring, dome-shaped indices and flat signature Movado dot at "12"

    Bracelet: Black rubber strap with smooth edge with a lightly textured raised middle insert, and push-button deployment clasp

    Water Resistance: 30 m



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