Category: Blancpain

Blancpain Villeret Date Moonphase Ladies’ Watch

The moon phase function has evolved from its traditional role as an accompaniment to men’s perpetual calendars to a “poetic” complication, used more often in ladies’ watches. It has been reimagined in many ways that depart from the traditional blue-sky-gold-moon-and-stars configuration, but Blancpain finds a way to maintain tradition while updating the function for a […]

Blancpain Ocean Commitment Event At CH Premier In Santa Clara May 5, 2016

Sponsored Post On May 5, 2016, CH Premier and Blancpain will be hosting an evening cocktail reception and speaking engagement with Blancpain US Brand President, David Gely, where he will speak about the brand’s longstanding connection to the underwater world and its commitment to preserving and protecting the world’s oceans. Blancpain and CH Premier invite […]

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Blue & Ceramic Watch Hands-On

The past few years have seen the launch and steady expansion of Blancpain’s Bathyscaphe line up. In 2013, we saw the original three-hander, 2014 gave us the Bathyscaphe Chronograph, and then the beautifully blue Bathyscaphe Ocean Commitment Chronograph came in 2015. This year, Blancpain completed the family portrait with the latest iteration of the Bathyscaphe, […]

Blancpain St. Valentine’s Day Special Edition Watch For The Ladies In Your Life

The 2017 Blancpain St. Valentine’s Day Special Edition. When it comes to fine watches, it sometimes seems like every day is Father’s Day. No need to create a special watch to celebrate men, since most mechanical timepieces are already geared to male aficionados. Blancpain, however, thoughtfully singles out women once a year for a special-edition […]

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Ocean Commitment II Watch Hands-On

My absolute favorite watches are pretty-looking sport models. There is a significant volume of these watches around, but really attractive ones are hard to find. Probably the biggest challenge in making a beautiful-looking sports watch is to first make sure it is a great utility watch, and only then ensuring it is visually attractive. Doing […]

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Ocean Commitment II Watch Now In Blue Ceramic Case

Some major watch brands seem to really think highly of ceramic as a case material and Blancpain is among them. Previously a closely guarded field of expertise of Rado and Chanel, ceramic technology and production techniques have only recently evolved to a point where more brands are entertaining the idea of a ZrO2 case, since a […]