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News // Events // Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Swiss watchmaking in November 2010: growth picks up

Despite a less favourable base effect than previous months, watch exports rose very sharply in November. Their value amounted to 1.8 billion francs, an increase of 29.7% compared to November 2009. In eleven months, the sector exported the equivalent of 14.6 billion francs, i.e. 21.8% more than in 2009 and marginally higher than in 2007.  Watch exports were up across the board in terms of...

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News // Events // Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Bulgari exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris

After the enormous success of its 125th anniversary celebration in Rome last year, the luxury jeweller's will be bringing its exhibition to Paris for the first time, choosing the legendary surroundings of the Grand Palais, from 10 December to 12 January 2011, to showcase its history, creativity and prestige. "125 years of Italian Magnificence" looks back over the key moments in the history of...

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News // Events // Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Ulysse Nardin inaugurates its first boutique in the United States

Luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, Ulysse Nardin held the Grand Opening of its Flagship Boutique in the United States at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall on December 16, 2010, with over 400 people in attendance, including special guest and famed athlete Randy Johnson. To expand their elegant brand nationally, Ulysse Nardin joined with Bobby Yampolsky of East Coast Jewelry to open the Boutique, which...

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News // Events // Friday, 17 December 2010

Richard Mille’s first boutique in America debuts in Beverly Hills

Richard Mille opened his first boutique in America last week on Beverly Hills’ most famous shopping street, Rodeo Drive. The 1,400-square-foot Richard Mille Boutique resides at the apex of Via Rodeo, a cobblestone walkway lined with elegant cafes, galleries and luxury boutiques. Here, Southern California’s year-round sunshine illuminates massive engraved glass window panels, the iconic watch...

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News // Events // Friday, 17 December 2010

Piaget continues its support of Film Independent Spirit Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, Piaget is proud to be a principal supporter of the Film Independent Spirit Awards. At today’s Nominee Announcements held at the London Hotel in West Hollywood, Joe McHale, the host of the upcoming 2011 Awards, showed his support for Piaget by wearing the Emperador Coussin Moon Phase watch in white gold with an anthracite dial. Also in Piaget was Dawn Hudson,...

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News // Events // Friday, 17 December 2010

Zenith launches its new Facebook page thanks to the El Primero Sriking 10th challenge

D-Day is here and with it the chance to become the proud owner of an El Primero Striking 10th chronograph, the world’s first calibre with ultra-accurate 1/10th of a second measurement and display, in Zenith’s El Primero Striking 10th challenge! Accessed through Zenith’s Facebook page (Facebook – Zenith Watches, http://www.facebook.com/zenithwatches), the place to keep track of the brand’s latest...

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News // Events // Thursday, 16 December 2010

On the wrist of Facundo Pieres, Hublot won the most prestigious of polo trophies: the “Triple Crown”

Ellerstina polo team won the ultimate polo prize. In 117 years, only 5 teams have achieved such a challenge. Palermo, Argentina, Sunday December 12, 2010 Hublot Ambassador Facundo Pieres and his team Ellerstina, won polo’s “Triple Crown 2010”. On the 117 years of the tournament, only 5 teams have achieved this. The “Triple Crown” is the most prestigious title in the world of Polo, which is...

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News // Events // Thursday, 16 December 2010

The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie enters its third decade

The 21st Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie from January 17th to 21st 2011 continues to move ahead with its 19 exhibiting brands. This private trade fair will also host an outstanding exhibition of "Treasures from the Beyer Clock and Watch Museum in Zurich." The 21st SIHH from January 17th to 21st 2011 will welcome 19 exhibitors, the same number as in 2010, in 30,000 sq m of floorspace...

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News // Events // Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Inauguration of the first exclusive Vacheron Constantin boutique in Singapore

Vacheron Constantin has just opened its first exclusive boutique in Singapore, in the luxurious Marina Bay Sands shopping mall. It is the brand’s 27th Vacheron Constantin boutique worldwide. The inauguration took place on November 26th and was attended by (from left to right) David Heng, Director, Vacheron Constantin South-East Asia; Yann Bouillonnec, Managing Director, Vacheron Constantin...

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News // Events // Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Bernie Ecclestone was mugged and his Hublot watch stolen

On November 25th, 2010, Bernie Ecclestone was mugged and his Hublot watch stolen from his wrist. The very same day he sent his picture taken after the assault to Jean-Claude Biver, CEO of Hublot, along with a note: “See what people will do for a Hublot.” Since the two share a certain sense of humor, they soon agreed to turn the incident into an advert. It was to be a strictly one-off shot...

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