It's that time of year again: Baselworld time. The HODINKEE team has already started traveling over to Switzerland to get ready for what is certainly the biggest week of the year for watch nerds. We will have a dozen people on the ground for Baselworld 2019, and, despite some changes to the show, it is looking like it's going to be a pretty incredible few days. You'll be getting the usual wall-to-wall coverage all week, plus a few new things that we're excited to show you. Baselworld officially opens to the press at 12:00 PM CET on Wednesday, so while you'll get a few early looks before then, that's when the wave of new watches starts breaking.
We've got tons of ways for you to learn about all the new watches, see tons of live photos, and get a sense of what it's like to actually be on the ground in Switzerland for the fair too. The first thing you should do is download the HODINKEE iOS app (if you haven't already), so that you can get notifications when all the big news drops and scroll through the latest releases on the go. We're going to be posting tons of stories, and if you're worried about missing any you should check out our dedicated Baselworld 2019 page to make sure you get the full scoop. You should also hit us up on social media, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, where we'll be posting frequently all week.
You'll also want to make sure you're following all of our editors and producers on Instagram to get the full 360-degree look at the show. Here's a run-down of whose accounts to check out:
- Ben
- Cara
- Cole
- Dave
- Greyson
- Jack
- James
- Stephen*
Don't want to miss any big drops like last year's Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar ref. 5740? Then follow along!
If you want to get some additional behind-the-scenes #content, be sure to follow along with HODINKEE Live here. We officially kicked this off earlier today, with Jack and Joe in Davos for a little pre-Baselworld trip, and things will only get more interesting as the rest of our team boards their trans-Atlantic flights tonight.
Finally, we're going to be publishing daily episodes of HODINKEE Radio, with a different collection of editors picking their favorite watches and talking about chance encounters each day. Let us know in the comments below if there are particular questions you want us to answer or things you want us to look out for. We'll do our best to answer a few in each episode. You'll be able to catch them all right here.
Phew. Okay. Let's do this thing!*


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