Baselworld 2015: Blancpain has released a brand new high-complication timepiece in its L-Evolution collection that I think finally solves the question of "what is the L-Evolution watch family all about?" For 2015, we have the Blancpain L-Evolution Tourbillon Carrousel whose in-house made caliber 2322V2 movement…
Blancpain L-Evolution Tourbillon Carrousel Watch For 2015 Hands-On

For 2014, Blancpain released an interesting new tourbillon piece, known as the Villeret Tourbillon Volant Une Minute 12 Jours timepiece, which I now present to you hands-on here. This is also a good time to mention that at the outset of Baselworld 2014, the aBlogtoWatch…
Blancpain Villeret Tourbillon Volant Une Minute 12 Jours Watch Hands-On

Gold watches represent wealth and status, and in a sense, it has always been that way. Having said that, watch makers used gold as a case material for very practical reasons in a historical sense. Gold as a metal has some interesting properties, from being…
Top 10 Gold Watches

We continue to believe that with enough attention, Blancpain will truly make something out of the L-Evolution timepiece collection. Intended to connect to the world of high-end auto racing, the L-Evolution family of watches continues to receive refinement, and the Blancpain L-Evolution R Chronographe Flyback…
Blancpain L-Evolution R Chronographe Flyback Grande Date Watch Hands-On

I am sitting inside the "cockpit" of a Lamborghini Aventador and I am suddenly remembering a Countach poster I had on the wall as a kid. Most of my friends had some type of relationship with the Italian spaceship on wheels that helped define an…
Blancpain L-Evolution Chronographe Flyback Grande Date Watch With Lamborghini Aventador: Review

Today dive watches are the most popular type of sport watch, not necessarily because people use them to dive, but because of their style, promise of durability, and utilitarian value. We explore the history of waterproof watches that have developed into today's iconic pieces from…
The History Of Dive Watches

Last year we were thrilled by the introduction of Blancpain's vintage-inspired Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe dive watch, so when I heard that they had released a chronograph version I was both excited and a little worried.…
Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Flyback Chronograph Watch Hands-On