Baselworld 2015: Smart Watches, Alloys And The US$18 Million Watch


JCK's Victoria Gomelsky sums up what people will be talking about at this year's Baselworld: the advent of smartwatches, and the Apple Watch in particular, marks a whole new era in watchmaking, using new technologies that allow you to make the most of your watch. Much discussion has been going on about which materials are used to create the ultimate (gold or other) alloy. Last but not least, pricing will be a topic of much discussion, Gomelsky predicts. Top of the bill at Baselworld will undoubtedly be "Billionaire", a one-of-a-kind, record-breaking high-jewelry timepiece that "epitomizes the luxury lifestyle in tangible, wearable form".