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Wakefields Highlights Baselworld 2016 Highlights & Round Up of New Releases

It’s the most prestigious, and highly anticipated event in the calendar of both jewellery and watch aficionados alike, and 4 members of the Wakefields team were lucky enough to jet off to Switzerland for the Baselworld 2016 event.

Dominic & Melanie Wakefield, Store Manager Tristan Davies and Watch Manager Graeme Hughes, have been lucky enough to be among the first to cast their eyes over the very latest releases within the watch world, from Rolex to TUDOR, they’ve had an exclusive insight into the most desirable watches we’ll all be lusting after, as they’re made available for purchase as the year unfolds.

Rolex Baselworld 2016 Releases Round Up (to discover further details on each model click here):

Rolex is introducing the latest creations in its Oyster and Cellini collections together with a new in-house certification for all its watches. The brand’s emblematic Superlative Chronometer designation has been redefined with performance criteria that exceed watchmaking norms and standards.

The team’s personal favourites from the Rolex releases are the NEW Cosmograph Daytona and the NEW Yacht-Master, both of which are set to be highly popular with watch aficionados this year.

Tudor Baselworld 2016 Round Up (to discover further details on each model click here):

TUDOR is proud to present its newest additions to the collection. Four new models are being introduced in the Heritage family, a line dedicated to seeing some of the most important references in the history of the brand reworked into contemporary timepieces. In addition to these, the original Heritage Black Bay, first introduced in 2012, has been updated this year with a mechanical movement developed in-house by TUDOR, along with changes to its steel bracelet and fabric straps. For the TUDOR Style line, TUDOR is adding a range of new aesthetic features: a fluted bezel and coloured dials now enhance this classic retro-chic collection. Discover the new TUDOR watches, unveiled at Baselworld 2016.

Amidst a fantastic selection of incredible new designs and movements from TUDOR, the team couldn’t help but be impressed by the exciting new Black Bay Bronze & Dark models – bound to be a hit with existing fans of the TUDOR Black Bay collection.

Here’s some exclusive photos taken by the team at the Baselworld 2016 event:

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