A Week In Watches Ep. 32: LVMH Watch Week Lands with a (Big) Bang, & Oris Drops a New Caliber

Welcome to A Week In Watches episode 32 with Managing Editor, Blake Buettner jumping in to chat about some of the new watches released during LVMH Watch Week. We’ve got some bombastic Hublots, an anniversary LE of the TAG Heuer Carrera alongside a low-key killer Aquaracer, and of course, some new Skyline references from Zenith. If none of that is your thing we’ve also got some news from Oris, who released a new caliber this week within a lovely Big Crown Pointer Date. Find links to all these stories below and hit the video for the full episode. Share your thoughts on YouTube (and subscribe to the channel while you’re there), or right here in the comments section. 

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The Carrera Turns 60 this Year, and TAG Heuer is Celebrating

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Carrera chronograph, and if you thought TAG Heuer was going to let even a month go by without acknowledging what is perhaps their most famous and admired watch, well, you must be new. The TAG Heuer Carrera Chronograph 60th Anniversary is exactly what you probably want to see if you’re a fan of classic Heuer racing chronographs, as it’s modeled after one of the most legendary Carrera references, the 2447 SN, and matches it detail for detail. Read the full story here.

Hublot Asks: Why Settle for Steel When You Could Have SAXEM? Also, a Ceramic Big Bang with a Rhino on the Dial

Hublot’s latest envelope pushing novelties are insane in the way only modern Hublot can pull off, and while they likely won’t find a home in the watch box of any Worn & Wound staffers anytime soon, they’re too crazy not to share. Read the full story here.

The TAG Heuer Aquaracer Professional 200 Solargraph Goes Full Titanium

With all of these signs pointing in the right direction for the brand, the table is set for TAG Heuer to continue their momentum in 2023, and boy, do they do so with the release of the Aquaracer Professional 200 Solargraph. Read the full story here.

Zenith Kicks off LVMH Watch Week with the New Defy Skyline Skeleton

There are several new additions to the Defy collection overall, but to kick things off we’ll be taking a look at what Zenith has positioned as their marquee new release, the Defy Skyline Skeleton. Read the full story here.

Big Crown Calibre 473 Celebrates a Decade of Oris Movement Creation Program

The Oris Movement Creation Program is a perfect example of old and new traditions coming together. The program revived what was a huge part of Oris’ culture in manufacturing unique in-house movements (270 and counting). Ten years after launching the program, Oris celebrates a decade of movement manufacturing by releasing their tenth in-house caliber with the Calibre 473. Read the full story here.

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