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NYC Blancpain Watch Boutique

Last week, I had a chance to visit the flagship US Blancpain boutique. It is located in Midtown Manhattan, on Madison Avenue, between 66th and 67th Street. The boutique is fairly small, at about 1000 square feet, but within that space, they probably have the widest selection of Blancpain watches in the country. For Blancpain, I prefer their sporty models, the Fifty Fathoms especially, so I photographed and tried on a few of those. I also had a chance to check out the Limited Edition Lamborghini Super Trofeo. I like the look and dimensions of this watch. It features a very thin case design and is coated in a nice hard black DLC coating. It also features a robust manufacture flyback chronograph movement, visible through its sapphire crystal caseback. Blancpain All Black Fifty Fathoms ($14,400.00) Blancpain Super Trofeo Chronograph

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Blancpain Speed Command Chronograph

Blancpain has just introduced a model called the Speed Command Chronograph. It is presented in a 45 mm diameter case made of a satin brushed DLC treated stainless steel that. It features Blancpain's signature sapphire bezel, in this case, it is of the bi-directional variety. The dial is made of carbon fiber and the black chrono has a choice of yellow (pictured above) or orange accents.

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