Chanel unveils Monsieur, its first watch for men, at Baselworld 2016

Baselworld is a universally recognized event for the watch and jewelry industry and it was celebrated last month, from 17th to 24th.

This showcase event is a point of reference for the sector, so there are many designers, buyers and press present at this exhibition. As it is a lounge open to general public, visitors don't need to register themselves before their arrival.

At this event, luxury firms present their news: new designs, new products, new creations... This year one of the most appealing news is the introduction of Chanel into the male public with its new piece: Monsieur de Chanel, which will be available online and in Chanel boutiques in June.

Monsieur Watch, the first watch for men created by Chanel Calibre 1, the first manual-winding mechanical movement for fine watches made in-house Chanel

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Apple Watch: Haute Horlogerie and high technology together in the same product

The world of the Haute Horlogerie and the high technology of Apple brand has come together this year to create the new Apple Watch. People from 9 different countries can buy it since last April.

Right now it already has a new software update and there are also appearing new accessories for the last product of this famous firm from California: from straps to cases. Apple offers different options like rubber straps, magnetic closure or the two most classic options: bracelet and leather.

Types of Apple Watches
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How to extend your automatic watch's life

Automatic watches are pieces of the fine watch sector, genuine jewels for collection that allow you to show yourself with elegance and naturalnessany time, but also they are one of the watches requiring more maintenance and protection in order to keep them perfectly and avoid the effects that time has on them.

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The world’s thinnest mechanical watch

As you well know, at Absolute Breton we are lovers of exclusive leather goods, as well as other type of articles like the high quality watches. For that reason, this time we would like to talk about a very special watch that can be a perfect Christmas present for a person who would be really lucky for receiving this exceptional piece. We are referring to the Piaget altiplano 900P, the world's thinnest mechanical watch.

Piaget is one of the houses that have always stood out for being leader on the design of luxury extra-thin watches. This time, the Altiplano 900P has been designed with a case of just 3.65 mm thin and 38 mm diameter.

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ULYSSE NARDIN - GAME OF THRONES LIMITED EDITION

Ulysse Nardin has joined to the "Game of Thrones" fever, designing a limited edition watch based on the famous TV show. 

This serie created by the USA TV channel HBO is a big succesful which has formed a big expectation and a high number of followers and adepts. 

The Swiss firm has decided to take advantage of Game of Thrones popularity to launch this special piece. Only 25 pieces are available to sell for 10,500 $ each one.  

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