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Our 6 favourite watches from the Basel Fair

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Once again, the most important and avant-garde trade show in the universe of watch and jewellery making was held in basel. let’s focus on 6 timepieces, which are already very popular favourites.hublot captured everyone’s attention by linking in directly with the other biggest event of 2014: the football world cup, by becoming the official timekeeper and also unveiling the official world cup watch: nicknamed the soccer bang. it took 18 months of research and development to create a specific mechanism for the world of football.next stop is the classique tourbillon quantième perpétuel by bréguet. reference 3795, we love the three raised dials indicating months, days and hours in roman numerals with steel blue hands, with the tourbillion fully exposed in a very large opening, a certain magic unfolding before our very eyes…at tag heuer, we have a winner: the monaco v4 tourbillon is the first tourbillion watch to be driven by belts…a technical prowess beyond compare, much like the price: 150,000 swiss francs.now let’s take a look at the big luxury houses.at dior, the dior viii montaigne watch, which celebrates the historic address of the parisian fashion house, is a true gem in itself, offering multiple versions and styles suitable for both day and night…at chanel, we are head-over-heels for the latest models from the j12 collection, aligning modernity, techniques and chanel trademarks, not forgetting the unisex aspects, a subtle mix of masculinity and feminine touches in one magnificent object…and lastly, italian designer giorgio armani makes the most of the baselworld fair to launch the first ‘emporio armani swiss made’ timepiece models, a demonstration of rare elegance and, of course, luxury.