Updated Classics

WatchBasel 2015 was notable for a pair of new additions to the Rolex line that are sure to either make time stand still or make it fly, no matter where your adventures take you this season and beyond.
Text by Bill Lindsey | May 25, 2018 | Luxury

Engineroom To Boardroom
The Rolex Yachtmaster (and Yachtmaster II), well-established as the only alternative to the iconic Submariner for discerning seafarers, is now available in a sportier version. Featuring a black elastomer bracelet for maximum comfort and resistance to the salt air, it retains the time-proven safety clasp to keep it securely in place. Initially available in black and 18ct gold livery, this newest Yachtmaster will be offered with either a 37 mm or a more robust 40 mm diameter case;

Cinderella’s Timepiece
While many view Rolex timepieces as something akin to WWII-era Land Rovers — solid, reliable but a bit lacking in the beauty department — the all-new Lady Datejust is more akin to Cinderella and her ugly stepsisters. In a word, the new diamond-studded Lady Datejust is breathtaking. The redesigned 950 platinum, 18ct yellow gold or Everose gold case has been enlarged to 28 mm to make room for the Rolex-patented Syloxi Hairspring in silicon that works to deliver unparalleled excellence in timekeeping;