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Trade fairs // Watches & Wonders 2014 // Friday, 17 October 2014

IWC returns to its favourite Portofino

The Italian fishing village of Portofino is the symbol of la dolce vita. It is also the name of one of IWC's collections, a flagship of the brand since 1984 and now home to a new range of women's watches, previewed at Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong. Given the number of times IWC has descended on Portofino - for each launch in its eponymous collection - the brand should soon be entitled to...

Christophe Roulet

 
News // News models // Friday, 17 October 2014

IWC unveils new special edition to mark the start of the Volvo Ocean Race

The Volvo Ocean Race is back. From the start in Alicante in October 2014 to the final destination in Gothenburg in June 2015, seven teams will be battling for victory under the most extreme conditions. IWC Schaffhausen will be at the heart of the world’s toughest offshore race as Official Timekeeper for the second time, and celebrates the event with a special edition: the Portuguese Yacht Club...

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News // Events // Friday, 17 October 2014

18e Journée Internationale du Marketing Horloger

English coming soon - Le design horloger : « Crée-moi une icône ! ». La 18e Journée Internationale du Marketing Horloger (JIMH) met le cap cette année sur le design horloger. Du design interne au design externe en passant par les nouvelles tendances, l’événement s’attachera surtout à épingler les fondamentaux qui font d’un objet horloger une icône. Le rendez-vous est donné pour le jeudi 4...

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Trade fairs // Watches & Wonders 2014 // Thursday, 16 October 2014

Piaget showcases the watchmaker's art

At Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong, Piaget trained the spotlight on its singularity in extra-thin movements, skeletonwork and the métiers d'art, leaving no doubt that the brand is without equivalent. Its savoir-faire is evidenced in all its collections. Anyone concerned that they may leave Watches&Wonders - which ran until early October in Hong Kong - without having learned all there was...

Christophe Roulet

 
News // News models // Thursday, 16 October 2014

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

To pay tribute to its 175th anniversary, Patek Philippe created a collection of limited- edition commemorative timepieces, and one of them stands out in particular. It is the so far most complicated wristwatch of the eminent family-owned watchmaking companies and decidedly one of the world's most elaborate wristwatches. This is due not only to the number of complications involved but also to the...

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Trade fairs // Watches & Wonders 2014 // Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Jaeger-LeCoultre caught in a virtuous circle

As the adventure of the first Hybris Artistica draws to a close, Jaeger-LeCoultre keeps aficionados satisfied with the Rendez-Vous Ivy and the Hybris Mechanica 11. There is also a new collection in the offing, scheduled for launch in 2015. The details from Chief Executive Daniel Riedo, at Watches&Wonders in Hong Kong. Some things speak for themselves, beginning with the calm that reigned...

Christophe Roulet

 
News // News models // Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Girard-Perregaux 1966 – Enamel dial

Every enamel dial is a unique, uncommon part crafted entirely by the hands of an experienced enameller. These traditional techniques have been passed down the ages, without alteration to their essential requirements, formulas and know-how. These techniques consist in fixing the enamel powder and ensuring its harmonious balance through heat during delicate firing stages. The colour obtained...

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News // News models // Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Zenith Academy Christophe Colomb Tribute to Felix Baumgartner

Consistently cultivating a distinctive and special relationship with challenges, the brand with the guiding star has always accompanied human adventure at its most daring and creative. Witness this new Academy Christophe Colomb, which pays tributes to one of the great early 21st century explorers of human nature, a champion of surpassing personal limits. An experienced parachutist and base...

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News // News models // Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Hublot Oceanographic EXO4000

The Oceanographic EXO4000 dive watch, able to be withstand the pressure at depths of 4000 metres, is a tribute to the work of the entire team of scientists behind this incredible adventure. Whilst space missions are aimed at discovering far-away environments, there is one part of our planet that we know very little about: the ocean floor. To enable explorations at ever-greater depths,...

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News // Events // Tuesday, 14 October 2014

“Breguet, the Innovator” exhibition arrives in Moscow

From September 26th to October 22nd 2014, a special exhibition entitled “Breguet, the Innovator” is taking up residence on the ground floor of the prestigious GUM department store located on the Red Square in Moscow. Reviewing the exceptional contributions that the Manufacture has made to the field of horology, this exhibition focuses, amongst others, on the tourbillon—one of the master...

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