Now that Baselworld 2017 has ended, we can all take a deep breath, the proverbial “chill pill”, and actually discuss what was released in a (hopefully) objective way. To that end, here is a small list of some of my favorite and least favorite watches from Baselworld 2017.
My Least Favorite Watches
1. Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis
There were many awful watches at Baselworld 2017, in fact the awful watches represented the majority of the watches shown, but none were as bad as the Hublot MP-09. This is the kind of watch that might have targeted new money Asians or Middle Eastern buyers once upon a time, but even they would probably take a pass at this atrocity. There is literally nothing new here, which I suppose represents Hublot as brand perfectly. But the MP-09 takes bad taste to a whole new level and makes it’s buyer pay for it through the nose with it’s $169k sticker price!Read More