H. Moser Endeavour Centre Seconds Blue Lagoon

Baselworld 2019 Round Table: What We Liked And What We Didn’t Like At The World’s Largest Watch Fair (Warning: Modem-Burning Photofest!)

Please join our traditional Quill & Pad round table discussion on Baselworld 2019, where we discuss what we did and didn’t like at the world’s largest annual watch exhibition.

Hublot rainbow

Parting Thoughts (All 23 Of Them) From Baselworld 2019

Elizabeth Doerr arrived home exhausted from the extravaganza that was Baselworld 2019, but was still running on enough residual adrenaline to get a few words out and jotted them down. Here are a few of her thoughts from the fair while they are still fresh.

The central square at Baselworld

Baselworld Becomes The Story: Baselworld 2020 And Beyond Will See Big (And Positive) Changes

Baselworld is fighting for its life, but new management under Michel Loris-Melikoff unveiled ambitious plans for the future that Elizabeth Doerr shares with us here.

Elizabeth Doerr interviewed by Marc André Deschoux at SIHH 2019 for The Watches TV

Elizabeth Doerr Shares Her Highlights And Reflections Of SIHH 2019 With The Watches TV (Video)

On the last day of SIHH 2019, Elizabeth Doerr got together with Marc André Deschoux of The Watches TV for a short chat about what they saw at the fair, the things that stuck out, the things they liked, their highlights of the show, and even a little prognostication concerning its future now that the SIHH and Baselworld will run back to back in 2020.

Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Twin Beat

Top 5 Wristshots From 2019 SIHH, Plus 5 More (Just Because), And Then . . .

Ian doesn’t usually have time to look at his photos on a screen until well after the SIHH. And as it’s after the fair now, here are his Top 5 wristshots from SIHH 2019. Plus five more that he felt well deserving. And then one more that he just couldn’t let go.

Vacheron Constantin Tourbillon with blue dial

SIHH 2019 Round Table: What We Liked, What We Didn’t Like, And What We Would Buy For Ourselves. Warning: Heavy Photo Fest And Sexually Graphic Images

Join our Quill & Pad round table discussion where we reveal what we did and didn’t like at the 2019 SIHH (Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie). Erotic “hot horologie” and bonbons included along with the most honest opinions you’re bound to find.

Ressence Type 2A on the wrist

8 New Pre-SIHH 2019 Watches By Independent Watchmakers In The Carré Des Horlogers

Visitors to the 2019 SIHH can expect to find 17 independent watchmakers and boutique brands in the Carré des Horlogers. Here is a sampling of some of the pre-announced watches that we can expect to see from these maverick creators.

Audemars Piguet Royal-Oak Offshore Chronograph Camouflage blue

28 New Pre-SIHH 2019 Watches From Audemars Piguet, Hermès, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Cartier, IWC, And More

In honor of the upcoming 29th edition of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), which opens its doors on January 14, 2019, we present you with an overview of some of the new models that have already been revealed.

Rolex Deepsea D-Blue Dial

Top Baselworld Highlights From 5 Years Of Quill & Pad

Over these last five years – and indeed since Elizabeth Doerr has been writing about watches – the large fairs and exhibitions have played central roles in seeing the year’s new pieces. At the moment, the position of the fairs seems to be in some jeopardy, but for now it’s business as usual. Here are a few highlights from the last five years of the world’s largest watch fair, Baselworld.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso with blue dial

SIHH Horological Highlights From 5 Years Of Quill & Pad

Over these last five years – and indeed since Elizabeth has been writing about watches! – the large fairs and exhibitions have played central roles in seeing any year’s crop of new timepieces. At the moment, the position of the fairs seems to be in some jeopardy, but for now it’s business as usual for the media. Here are a few highlights from five years of Quill & Pad at the SIHH.