Blancpain

Blancpain Villeret Métiers D’Art Ganesh Watch Watch Releases

Blancpain Villeret Métiers D’Art Ganesh Watch

September 11, 2017

The Fifty Fathoms was born in 1953. Shortly thereafter a fresh feature was extra towards the dive watch, a function that alerted a diver if water created its way into their watch. This was incredibly crucial at the time, due to the lack of personal computers and technologies engineered for deep dive missions. As a […]

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Top 10 Watch Alternatives To The Rolex Submariner ABTW Editors' Lists

Top 10 Watch Alternatives To The Rolex Submariner

September 11, 2017

The lauded Rolex Submariner is one of the most popular luxury watches in the world. Easily the most popular steel-cased (or otherwise) luxury diving watch, the Rolex Submariner sets the bar in many ways when it comes to timepieces of its type, at its price point. aBlogtoWatch has reviewed the Rolex Submariner here, offered a […]

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Blancpain Tribute To Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec Watch Hands-On Hands-On

Blancpain Tribute To Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec Watch Hands-On

September 11, 2017

Even as purveyors of arguably one of the world’s first truly purpose-built dive watches, there’s no denying it’s been a long time since Blancpain has even been remotely close to the tool watch realm it once pioneered. That being said, it’s still neat to see the brand revisit those days with a marked degree of […]

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Blancpain Tribute To Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec Watch Watch Releases

Blancpain Tribute To Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec Watch

September 11, 2017

With Blancpain’s handsome Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe spending the last few release cycles in the limelight, it was only time that the brand’s original combat diver get its due. This year, for Baselworld 2017, Blancpain is paying tribute to the Fifty Fathoms Mil-Spec 1 Watch, the original UDT-issued dive blancpain grande date aqua lung specially designed […]

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Blancpain Villeret Date Moonphase Ladies' Watch Watch Releases

Blancpain Villeret Date Moonphase Ladies’ Watch

September 11, 2017

The “Battle Of your Queen Cows” will not be a bullfight – the cows will not attempt to gore one another with their horns and also a battle, when it takes place, is for dominance inside the herd as opposed to to inflict injury. Typically the way in which it operates, apparently, is that a […]

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Starting Point: Best Dressy Chronograph Watches ABTW Editors' Lists

Starting Point: Best Dressy Chronograph Watches

September 11, 2017

Here at aBlogtoWatch, we have covered our fair share of chronograph watches, and oftentimes they can be bunched into the “sportier” side of life. This isn’t to say that there aren’t chronographs out there that can be seen as dressy; in fact, with so many brands evolving their lines to include new materials and classier touches, […]

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

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

September 11, 2017

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 […]

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

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

September 11, 2017

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 blancpain bathyscaphe chronograph is to first make sure it is a great utility watch, and only then ensuring it is visually […]

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

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

September 11, 2017

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 […]

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Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Blue & Ceramic Watch Hands-On Hands-On

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Blue & Ceramic Watch Hands-On

September 11, 2017

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, […]

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