Baselworld 2014: Flight

From feathers to the cosmos, three watches inspired by the sky

Artists have been inspired by the sky since the dawn of time; from the clouds and birds soaring, to human ascent and even the outer reaches of what we know—and can further imagine. Gravity-defying limitlessness propels the imagination, and it’s no different within the watch world. The following three pieces seen at Baselworld 2014 pay homage to that which exists above. Whether it’s using a …

Baselworld 2014: Brilliant Blue Dials

Eight watches across various styles and price points showcasing the majestic color

We observed the onset last year, but at this year’s Baselworld 2014 it was evident: blue watch dials are increasingly popular—and an impressive, classy alternative to the more common black or silver. There are plenty of variations in the blue, running the gamut from sky-like to deep and dark. Whether intended to wear during sport or work functions, the following watches garnered our attention with …

Baselworld 2014: Extreme Complications

Six inspiring pieces of otherworldly watchmaking

There are certain timepieces that not many individuals will ever actually own. A select group of collectors with plenty of disposable income may snatch them up—hopefully wearing them out and about every so often so that others have the chance to catch a glimpse of their brilliance. The following watches—that we were able to experience at this year’s Baselworld watch and jewelry exhibition—are such pieces; …