Hublot rolls out more timepieces combining unlikely materials

Hublot’s new offerings this year include (from left) Big Bang Unico Red Magic, Big Bang Tourbillon Power Reserve 5 Days Sapphire Baguettes and Big Bang MP-11 3D Carbon.
Hublot’s new offerings this year include (from left) Big Bang Unico Red Magic, Big Bang Tourbillon Power Reserve 5 Days Sapphire Baguettes and Big Bang MP-11 3D Carbon. PHOTOS: HUBLOT

The Swiss watch label rolls out more timepieces with its design signature of combining unlikely materials

Mr Jean-Claude Biver was full of beans at this year's Baselworld, and for good reason.

At a press conference to announce the company's plans and novelties for this year, the Hublot chairman said jubilantly that sales went from 26 million Swiss francs in 2004 to 600 million Swiss francs (S$830 million) last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 18, 2018, with the headline 'Hublot's Big Bang theory of fusion'. Print Edition | Subscribe