Gary Oldman has always refused to be typecast, appearing where audiences least expect him. He does it again, and brilliantly so, in his portrayal of one of the Second World War's most emblematic figures: the great Winston Churchill.
The pre-owned watch market is hot, and after a disastrous 25-month slump, the market for new watches is picking up. Would offering extended warranties boost the recovery? From a functional and value-retention standpoint, it would make very little difference, because service is the issue.
The stars who walked the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival did so in dazzling company, as Jaeger-LeCoultre exclusively revealed its latest High Jewelry watches. The Manufacture, partner to the Mostra for the twelfth year running, also reiterated its support of the restoration of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, with its paintings by Tintoretto. Roll camera action!
Whether worn by Formula 1 champions or used to time major sporting events, the chronograph remains a highly prized complication in sporting circles. The Olympic and Paralympic Games are a perfectly timed opportunity to look back over its history.
Suddenly they are everywhere. A sign of the times, perhaps? Skulls emerging from the dark corners of our epoch to remind us that ours is a fleeting existence. Here are some of the most recent models to link arms with Death. Would you "die" for them?
Art and watchmaking have always cavorted with death, possibly their most intimately common ground. Read on for a close encounter with the Basel Dance of Death where the Grim Reaper lies in wait, within arm's length of Baselworld.
F.P. Journe - Invenit et Fecit becomes the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie's 26th partner-brand. This active support and essential participation lends further weight to the Foundation's activities to promote Fine Watchmaking worldwide.