Baselworld 2018: Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater Carbon

Ultra-thin, uncommonly light and with an unexpectedly good acoustic quality

All eyes may be on Bulgari for their groundbreaking Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Automatic—which sets three watchmaking records as the world’s thinnest automatic watch, thinnest automatic tourbillon, and thinnest tourbillon—but at this year’s Baselworld watch and jewelry fair, another model from the Octo series captivated for different technical developments. The Bulgari Octo Finissimo Minute Repeater Carbon also claims a record as the world’s thinnest minute repeater—an …

Baselworld 2016: Reinventing the All-Black Watch

Seven distinct timepieces that reimagine the use of the classic color

With hundreds of brands present, Baselworld—the globe’s largest and arguably most prestigious watch and jewelry fair—doesn’t intentionally play host to themes or trends, but it does offer an opportunity to notice through-lines across multiple watchmakers. Each year tends to deliver an interesting color story, whether it was last year’s powerful use of green or brilliant blue dials the year before. Both of these color choices …