Jumping the shark: Hublot Big Bang King Power

January 30, 2009 . by John Biggs

When Hublot first launched the Big Bang I was When Hublot first launched the Big Bang I was totally down with the watch. It had a unique style and size as well as a nice pedigree and cost about $15K, not horrible for a watch of this caliber. Now they’re just getting greedy.



LVMH buys Hublot

April 28, 2008 . by John Biggs

Ablogtoread is reporting that LVMH — owners of Louis Vuitton and a number of high-end watch brands — has bought Hublot, makers of basically the Big Bang.Secured uk home loan Consolidation debt loan personal unsecured Va home loan Debt consolidation services Home equity loan massachusetts Aames home loan Small personal loan New york mortgage home…



Velociphile tears into the Big Bang

November 8, 2007 . by John Biggs

Velociphile is not one to mince words, but he really tears my beloved Big Bang (Hublot continues “their dull theme of apeing the Royal Oak albeit without nicely aligned bezel screws”) a new pooper. The most egregious offense? Calling a modified ETA movement an “in-house” piece. My view is simple. The predominating IP in this…



Hublot Buys Virtual Island

September 3, 2007 . by John Biggs

And you thought the Big Bang could only create all matter in a split second of cosmic energy. Hublot is now building a crazy island in Second Life to show off its watches and will even offer some sort of online sales. Hublot – the Swiss luxury watchmaker – today revealed that it is to…



Hublot Flying T: $80,000 of Sompin’ Special

June 20, 2007 . by John Biggs

Hublot had me with the Big Bang for a while, but my interest is recently waning. However, I do like this amazing $80K Flying T, one of only 8 made. $80,000 watch – 1 of 3 in the world [Life on Top]



Hublot Big Bang: Played Out?

November 1, 2006 . by John Biggs

Looks like Hublot has finally jumped the shark with the Big Bang. They’ve driven it so deeply into the ground that even guys like Chad, who SELLS watches for a living, is sick of it. I liked it at first – it has a nice style, a nice heritage, and a nice story. However, now…



Big Bang Luna Rossa

October 5, 2006 . by John Biggs

Ehh? I’m kind of getting tired of the Big Bang. I saw it in the shop the other day and was unimpressed – it was kind of chintzy looking. This one looks cooler, but Hublot needs to stop flogging this or else we’ll all get tired. UPDATE – This is by Hublot and Luna Rossa…