Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo Ultra Sets Record for World’s Thinnest Watch

Since its debut in 2014, Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo collection has been a leader in ultra-thin watchmaking, setting records with the “world’s thinnest tourbillon, minute repeater, self-winding watch, self-winding tourbillon, chronograph (which was also self-winding with second time zone), tourbillon chronograph and perpetual calendar,” according to Hodinkee’s Jack Forster. Now, they have unveiled a wristwatch that takes the title of the world’s thinnest watch altogether. Bulgari’s …

A Glimpse at the Future of Watchmaking Through LVMH Watch Week 2022

Inspiring releases from four brands defining the way we tell and wear time

This year, the third annual LVMH Watch Week took place over a series of hybrid presentations, both virtual and in-person—allowing some journalists to view the 2022 models from the luxury holding company’s four time-telling brands up close. We got hands-on with these wristwatches to understand their material, finishes, legibility and weight; to scour them for details that separate them from past editions and nostalgic inspirations. Once …

Women’s Timepiece Highlights from LVMH’s Watch Week

Hublot, Bulgari and Zenith present the future of wristwatches in Dubai

Three of the four luxury watch brands in the LVMH portfolio debuted several exquisite 2020 releases in Dubai last week. Well in advance of the traditional Swiss horological shows (most notably Baselworld), the inaugural event, entitled LVMH Watch Week, granted global retailers and members of the press an opportunity to spend substantive time with watches of exceptional merit, both technically and aesthetically. It was a …