Swiss watch brand Blancpain has opened its largest boutique in the world in Shanghai. Located in Xintiandi, the 600-square-meter store is the brand’s third in Shanghai and eighth in China.
An interesting new piece from Blancpain — and a reflection on the attention given to the Chinese consumer these days. With it, Blancpain lays claim to the first mechanical wristwatch equipped with a traditional Chinese calendar.
In 2012, the Blancpain Villeret collection welcomes its first model featuring a beautiful flinqué lacquered dial. Several layers of translucent blue lacquer applied to the dial create a rich depth effect, while preserving the pure lines of its most classic collection. The watch is housed in a 40mm white gold case, powered by the ultra-slim [...]
Faithful to its annual rendezvous, Blancpain once again presents an exclusive creation for Valentine’s Day, the Saint-Valentin Chronograph 2012 . This limited series of 14 watches, each set with 2.95 carats of precious stones, offers a fresh take on the refined aesthetics of the Blancpain Women collection. With its diamond-set bezel and lugs, caseband set with [...]
Renowned Swiss watchmaker Blancpain has unveiled the X Fathoms dive watch, the most high-performance mechanical diving watch ever produced. The waterproof masterpiece was launched on Tuesday (25 October) in the depths of the Aquarium at the Dubai Mall in the U.A.E. The new watch provides professional divers with all the accuracy of an electronic device, while [...]