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News // Events // Friday, 19 September 2014

VMF and CSEM launch a mechanical movement with an exceptional power-reserve

A perfect partnership : the watchmaking skills of Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier (VMF) combined with the creativity of CSEM and its mastery of silicon technologies to produce an invention which drastically increases the power-reserve of the mechanical watch. Culmination of a project initiated seven years ago. Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier has drawn on all its watchmaking know-how to industrialize a...

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News // Events // Friday, 19 September 2014

Greubel Forsey - The first decade

10 years already – how time flies! Watchmaking tradition is transcended thanks to a truly original approach. Founded in 2004, Greubel Forsey celebrates its 10th anniversary. Located in a hi-tech building in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the Atelier employs almost 120 professionals producing around one hundred exceptional timepieces a year. An impressive number of patented inventions and extraordinary...

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News // News models // Friday, 19 September 2014

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton present their own IWC watches

Together with its brand ambassadors and race-winning Formula One drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has developed two special edition watches, each limited to 250 pieces. Just days before the Singapore Grand Prix, the two Silver Arrow drivers each unveiled their own personal Ingenieur Chronograph. In addition, IWC Schaffhausen announces the...

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News // Events // Thursday, 18 September 2014

Piaget offre un nouvel écrin à ses plus belles créations

Available only in French - Genève, 1959. La Manufacture de Haute Horlogerie Piaget ouvre sa première boutique mondiale dans la mythique rue du Rhône. Les créations horlogères et joaillières de la Maison attirent l’élite internationale, qui découvre la force créative de Piaget dans un esprit de salon chaleureux et accueillant. Deux ans après avoir offert à sa boutique un nouveau décor, Piaget...

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News // Events // Thursday, 18 September 2014

Swiss watchmaking in August 2014: watch exports remain stable

August is one of the weakest months of the year for watch exports. Their level remained the same as last year, at 1.5 billion francs. More precisely, this represents a change of -0, 2%. The trend of wrist watch exports was more favourable than that of other products, although the variation was very small. Their value rose by 0.6% thanks in particular to bimetal, steel and platinum watches. In...

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Point of view // Verbatim // Thursday, 18 September 2014

Apple Watch makes its debut, the market is sceptical

On September 9th, Apple revealed its new range of products, which includes the Apple Watch. They are, says Chief Executive Tim Cook, the "next chapter in Apple's story". Here is a round-up of what the press has to say. It's been a long wait since 2012, but Apple finally unveiled its smartwatch at a media event in Cupertino, California. The technology giant has launched its fair...

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News // Events // Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Chantilly Arts & Elégance Richard Mille: a resounding success for the 1st editon!

The weekend started Saturday 6th of September with a fabulous gala dinner in the Chantilly horse museum with the prestigious presence of Richard Mille friends, Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied, newly appointed Director of the Opera de Paris. They joined over 500 guests to celebrate the rebirth of the concours d‘elegance in the fabulous setting of the Chantilly Chateau and the...

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News // News models // Wednesday, 17 September 2014

JeanRichard 1681 brown PVD

A continual reinterpretation of the brand's rich heritage, the 1681 line demonstrates a high degree of creative boldness with a new model that is taking on a chestnut colored coating in PVD. A watch that is destined to be much appreciated by lovers of the warm autumn color shades – and ready for any adventures on and off the beaten paths. Creative boldness is the autumn theme for JeanRichard,...

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News // News models // Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Hublot Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade

Last night, luxury Swiss watch brand Hublot celebrated the launch of its latest timepiece with Brand Ambassador, Dwyane Wade. The Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade is the famed basketball star’s second edition with Hublot, following the successful launch of the sporty King Power “D-Wade” in 2011. A departure from his first athletic timepiece, the Classic Fusion Dwyane Wade exudes an elegant,...

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News // News models // Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Ulysse Nardin Marine Diver - Monaco 2014

Ulysse Nardin, Six-Time Principal Sponsor of the Monaco Yacht Show, Introduces the Marine Diver – Monaco Limited Edition. In the 19th century, to protect its marine chronometers from the corrosive effect of the salty sea air and to overcome the technical challenges of a floor in constant motion, Ulysse Nardin decided to invest in time. The treasures of audacity and ingenuity it deployed have...

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