A BIG DATE FOR THE DEEP BLUE SEA For Baselworld 2018, the brand introduced a new model in the diving watch collection Fifty Fathoms, equipped with a very visible date. A diving watch gives divers access to excellent readability of time information in all conditions. Even though...

COMPLETE SIMPLICITY During Baselworld, Blancpain has unveiled its first new model. This is an update rather than a re-release, combining the GMT function and a complete calendar. Let’s take a closer look. First launched in 2002 in the Villeret collection, Blancpain’s Quantième Complet GMT is updated...

UNDER CUPID’S CARESS Blancpain has harmoniously married mother-of-pearl, diamonds and rubies to symbolise poetic (and mechanical!) love in an emotional celebration of Saint Valentine, the patron saint of lovers. If there is one date that must not be missed in the lovers’ diary, it is Saint Valentine’s...

HIGH-LEVEL ACROBATICS When the flying tourbillon and flying carrousel meet, watchmaking turns into an art. Blancpain revisits an intricate combination. Tourbillon and carrousel. Two complications that are as beautiful to look at as they are complicated to produce. Blancpain set itself the challenge a few years back...

FOR A CHARITY DIVE On 11 November 2017, the Only Watch sale will give philanthropist collectors the chance to purchase a unique edition specially made for the occasion by Blancpain. Blancpain was one of the first watchmakers to support the Association Monégasque contre les Myopathies (Monaco Association...

WHEN THE MOON TURNS MISCHIEVOUS Nearly forty years ago, Blancpain reintroduced the moonphase into its watch collections, a complication that had been set aside for some time, even though it embodies the strong and historic links between watchmaking and astronomy. This year, two women’s watches from...

MECHANICAL CALENDAR Villeret, the classic collection by Blancpain, now includes a model with an enamel dial displaying the day, date, week number and, of course, the traditional time display. No, it won't replace a diary casually placed on your desk or the “calendar” function on your smartphone...