BaselWorld 2013 – First Day Highlights By Leo Parker


For any luxury aficionado, there is one date in the calendar that typically stands out more than most and the event in question is that of BaselWorld. Starting today in Switzerland, the event serves as a platform for all the world’s leading watchmakers, such as Hublot, Montblanc, Rolex and Breitling, to showcase the timepieces that they’ve got in store over the next twelve months or so. Safe to say they seldom disappoint and, despite this year’s event only being a few hours old, this year doesn’t look like it will be any different, as there has already been some astounding timepieces unveiled.

Rolex, as always, have set their stall out strong at BaselWorld and they possibly have the biggest stand in the history of exhibition stands at this year’s event! Check it out below:

Rolex Stand

They’ve not just focused on having the most epic stand at BaselWorld, Rolex have also wowed the crowds with some mightily impressive watches as well – check out some of the best below:

Rolex Watches

These timepieces are set for release soon but, in the meantime, you can check on all Rolex watches at The Watch Gallery.

Hublot LaFerrari Watch

Needless to say, Rolex weren’t alone in impressing those in attendance at the first day of BaselWorld. Hublot have also turned heads aplenty with their joint effort with the Italian luxury carmakers, Ferrari; the end result of which is the utterly astonishing Hublot Masterpiece LaFerrari watch pictured below:

Hublot LaFerrari Watch

You can read more about the Hublot releases at BaselWorld here.

It’s only the first day of BaselWorld, so there are plenty more timepieces to be revealed over the next few days, so stay tuned to The Luxury Channel for more updates on the latest watches and news from the event. Despite the amazing quality of the watches being witnessed today, there are those who are of the opinion that the best is still yet to come….

You can also follow BaselWorld at The Watch Gallery Events Magazine.