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Nov 25/14 - 07:49 >> During the PuristS-on-Tour 2014 visit at Hublot and Zenith we were offered to make a tour at specialist dial maker Fehr S.A . in La-Chaux-de-Fonds, a main supplier for Zenith, but also quite a number of other brans including Breguet, Bulgari, Cartier, Officine Panerai, Patek Philippe or Ulysse Nardi... Read more..
Nov 25/14 - 03:52 >> [The Bulgari Octo photographed at the Bulgari Hotel Knightsbridge] When I was given the chance to review the Bulgari Octo, their (relatively) new steel watch and bracelet, there were the usual doubts about the watch. How far is this a fashion item; or how far is it a watch with genuine haute horolog... Read more..
Nov 24/14 - 23:17 >> These airport boutiques are very dangerous. This Bvlgari boutique is in the Atlanta airport. Hmmm, let's see... this one or... this one? I have to say... the Diagono bracelet is truly amazing. Temptation, temptation...... Read more..
Oct 30/14 - 16:44 >> Bulgari Grande Complication LAmmiraglio del Tempo An Anthology of the History of the Navy and Horological Complexity Four hammers and gongs, a minute repeater and a Westminster chime. While this inventory of horological functions might already make an impression on watch connoisseurs, the picture i... Read more..
Sep 06/14 - 01:36 >> With all the recent attention being paid to Bulgari's Octo watch, not much has been said or developments being made regarding the Endurer Chronosprint - once thought to attract equal attention and excitement. A metal band version of the Endurer Chronosprint proved to be just as comfortable and attra... Read more..
Aug 23/14 - 20:13 >> I had a chance to try on a couple Octos today as I hiked around London. Wow! What a cool watch! The gold watch was beautiful, but I also loved the stainless steel model's bracelet. It might dislodge the BP X-71, the VC Overseas and the Panerai ti/steel bracelets from my all time favorite bracelet li... Read more..
Aug 18/14 - 11:31 >> Do you remember? Last year, I visited the Bulgari Boutique located 10 Via dei Condotti in Rome: bulgari.watchprosite.com This boutique is very famous since the history of the brand started inside. And last year I told you that large works would be done after the Summer to renovate it. So I couldn't ... Read more..
Jul 21/14 - 04:33 >> Last Friday 18 July 2014, Bulgari Chief Executive Officer, Jean-Christophe Babin, was in Singapore for the reopening of the new Marina Bay Sands duplex store and the launch of the MVSA Jewellery Collection. Some snapshots of the morning event at the new duplex store (located at B2-34/35) ... A view ... Read more..
Jul 13/14 - 07:53 >> The Octo, one of the mainstay of Bulgari watch-lines, has a surprise for many, entering into the arena of the ultra-thin. The Octo is an octagonal watch based on certain geometry with a round bezel and many facets to have interesting light-play when the watch is viewed from different perspectives. A... Read more..
Jul 03/14 - 08:50 >> Looking at previous Diagono versions which were very well-made and styled, one tends to think, not really much could be improved. Not quite true, BVLGARI has better the former more dressy Diagono with the new and stunning Diagono Ultranero Chronograph with red minute-track, subdials and chronograph ... Read more..
Jun 29/14 - 19:39 >> The Ladies are not forgotten as BVLGARI celebrating their 130th Anniversary this year. In addition to some new iconic Serpenti pieces, BVLGARI also developed a new Lady model, LVCEA, with 12 variations in two diameters - 28mm and 33mm. For ladies who prefer jewellery pieces, there are several pieces... Read more..
Jun 18/14 - 22:26 >> This year at Baselworld 2014 Bulgari might very well present additional versions of their very successful Octo watch. The watch has gotten positive reception from traditional Bulgari fans as well as new admirers around the world. The watch was initially introduced in stainless steel and rose gold ve... Read more..
Bulgari Ladies Diagono Chronographe An On the Wrist Review By Ping Tsai Bulgari Female Elegance Has a Sporty Side Bulgari’s Diagono collection of watches for men and women carry a tradition of incorporating stylishness and practicality in casual watch name “Diagono” which is derived from the Greek word meaning “competition”, agon, designates all of Bulgari’s sportier watches and can be easily distinguishable by their signature single lug feature. The men’s Diagono line is extensive without a do......
Making Cases at Bulgari: What Does a Designer's Workstation Look Like? A window seat at work can be a highly coveted spot when you have a long day ahead of you. Deep in thought... The inception of all case production is likely to begin here, in the development office where the concept of a watch case is turned into working reality. In this crucial initial step, the ideas and drawings of the watch designers are digitally translated into designs that are physically capable of being produced. Final......
Congratulations Heartbreaker! He wrote: “Bulgari is a world of excellence, where dreams come true. I mean that every proposal by Bulgari, from simple perfumes to princely jewels, from iconic leathers to up-to-date accessories, from charming hotels to masterpiece timepieces, strongly want to speak to women and men, telling them marvelous stories that everyone can live in their own life. For me, Bulgari is indeed a luxury brand that knows how to closely tickle a very large type of end-users, prese......
Bulgari Octo - Leather Strap or Metal Band? I have heard several people express fondness for the Bulgari Octo Watch, even people who are not fans of Bulgari watches to begin with. When I first saw the watch live while sipping a spritzer outdoor on a warm summer night in Rome, I remember thinking what an intelligently designed watch it was. A watch that looked just as beautiful photographed as it did in person, (well...almost), I envied my partner for the trip for being the one who could wear it ......
Dear Forumners, On PuristS, we learn so much that it is good to share with old friends and new enthusiasts. I was surprised by this wonderful Contest on BVLGARI forum that seems so easy to enter. We would enjoy reading everyone's story....whatever the final outcome. Please JOIN IN at the Bulgari Forum: ......
A True Story About a Birthday, a Burglary and a Bulgari Watch On a recent wine excursion to Napa Valley I met a lovely couple at a sit-down tasting and was told an extraordinary story that I simply had to share with the PuristSPro community. Chance will have it, I sat across from a woman not too much older than myself who was elegantly dressed in a slim fitting navy sleeveless dress and since she wore no accessories except for a watch, I immediately took notice of it against her tanned skin. I w......
As usual and it is a tradition for me, I spent my 2013 Summer Holidays in Rome. But this year, I wished to do something really special: to have a detailed visit with comments of the Bulgari Flagship Boutique located via dei Condotti in the most prestigious area of the city. Why this boutique is so special? It can be explained easily: it is the place where the Bulgari story has begun and where the brand became so famous. Well, it is not exactly the truth. Actually, Sotirio Bulgari opened his firs......
Being Impressed By Bulgari’s New Female Watch Complications A few months ago I posted an article asking the question, “Do Women Really Need Watches with Complications?” At the time, Baselworld was just a month away and the new watches hadn’t been released yet. In the article, I stated: “For a brand like Bulgari, with their recent acquisitions, there is a plethora of complicated mechanical watches to choose from, from chronographs and retrogrades to Tourbillons and Grande Sonneries. Unfortunately......
Double BVLGARI - Double the Splendor A Look at the BVLGARI-BVLGARI Logo and the Watches That Give It Life The use of a company’s logo as a design motif is a common practice nowadays, especially among big name fashion labels that seek instant recognition with their products. Many luxury brands on the market use their logos as a decorative element in all sorts of items from clothing and accessories to bags, jewelry and even watches. Being able to successfully use a brand’s logo in the design of it......
Bulgari : Berries , two exceptional timepieces embodying the perfect blend of High Jewellery and complicated horology When High Jewellery inspires Haute Horlogerie, the result is truly dazzling. Renowned for its creative audacity, Bulgari expresses this noble alliance in an exquisitely refined manner by presenting two complicated watches in the new Berries collection. Intense creativity and sophisticated expertise are the hallmarks of this first in the history of the venerable House: two complic......
Bulgari’s New Diagono Watches: Celestial Poetry and Precision Measurement Epitomising a whole set of values, Moonphase and Calibro 303 showcase champlevé enamel dials, this line’s sophisticated signature feature With their multiple references pointing back to antiquity and to the essence of design, the subtleties of traditional handcrafts, and ultramodern techniques, the two new Diagono watches by Bulgari epitomise a whole set of values that use talent to open the doors to a new way of telling t......
Bulgari Dial Design: A Reflection of Depth and Consistency Picture from Bulgari The design of the dial is an integral part in creating the overall look of a watch. Over the years, Bulgari has kept it pretty simple when it comes to their dial designs. Adhering to conventionalism has served them well in gaining mass market appeal for many of their signature styles such as the BVLGARI BVLGARI, Diagono and minimal B-Zero. Only with the recent integration of Daniel Roth and Gerald Genta have they ven......
- >> Do you remember? Last year, I visited the Bulgari Boutique located 10 Via dei Condotti in Rome: bulgari.watchprosite.com This boutique is very famous since the history of the brand started inside. And last year I told you that large works would be done after the Summer to renovate it. So I couldn't ... Read more.. Author: foversta
Latest Reply: Mon, Aug 18, 2014
- >> I tried to collect some of the Bulgari novelties in this video, but the oncoming full report of course features more models. Enjoy! Marcus... Read more.. Author: Marcus Hanke
Latest Reply: Sun, Apr 06, 2014
- >> Here are some of the stunning new watches seen at Baselworld 2014 at the Bulgari exhibit as I walkabout. The bigger report will come soon from our colleagues. Guido Terreni and Bulgari get serious about horology Can you see a glimpse of the watch on his wrist? The Ultra thin Octo movement and watch.... Read more.. Author: MTF
Latest Reply: Fri, Apr 04, 2014
- >> The Bulgari Octo Case Has Global and Cultural Appeal Weve seen Bulgari take liberties with design in the integration of the Gerald Genta Octo with its own interpretation. But one thing they did remain true to original form is the case. The case has retained its original eight-sided octagonal shape ... Read more.. Author: pingtsai
Latest Reply: Thu, Mar 06, 2014
- >> The dial is possibly the single most important visual element on a wristwatch. As a crucial distinguishing factor it holds the identity of the watch and is quite often the initial point of contact by which the watch greets its wearer. Many of the recent watch dials from Bulgari have been impressive ... Read more.. Author: pingtsai
Latest Reply: Fri, Jan 31, 2014
- >> OCTO 41 – THE GEOMETRY OF PERFECTION CONTINUES ENLIGHTENING THE WATCH UNIVERSE Character, elegance and power, these are the values that Bulgari OCTO has being conveying during the past couple of years. Launched in 2012, this watch with its exceptional eight-sided case and the round bezel- simple but... Read more.. Author: pingtsai
Latest Reply: Sun, Feb 02, 2014
- >> Bulgaris Octo Watch has been one of the most exciting and successful releases by the Italian luxury brand in recent years. At its initial release it was hinted that the octagon-shaped and historically inspired watch would be the inception of an entire collection of Octo watches. Starting at the mos... Read more.. Author: pingtsai
Latest Reply: Sun, Jan 12, 2014
- >> Celebrating 40 With a Good Cause I never thought that turning 40 would be a big deal. It's just a number and I certainly don't feel like I have four decades of real living and learning under my belt. After all, I have yet to form a retirement plan, occasionally shop at Forever 21 and shamelessly adm... Read more.. Author: pingtsai
Latest Reply: Mon, Jan 13, 2014