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Hublot
Connoisseur of watches
The new golden age

As autumn prepares to roll out a carpet of colours from russet to scarlet, watchmakers too are introducing a new hue to one of their favourite metals: gold.

Friday, 22 September 2017
5 min read
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Rolex Lady-Datejust 28 Rolesor jaune
Trend Forecaster
Top 5 Ladies Watches on Instagram

Gone are the days when brands presented women with scaled-down versions of men’s watches. If there’s anything we have learnt from both SIHH and Baselworld this year, it’s that women’s watches are a serious business.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017
6 min read
5
Trend Forecaster
The Top 10 Hashtags for Fine Watchmaking on Instagram

Instagram is increasingly becoming an important tool for Fine Watchmaking brands to access a new, younger audience that might not be as exposed to the Historic Maisons of Fine Watchmaking.

Tuesday, 30 May 2017
16 min read
Breitling for Bentley Supersports B55
Watch Stories
Geared up!

Gearheads love watches, watch nerds love cars. It's a simple equation, and grounds enough for watchmakers and car manufacturers to hit the road together.

Friday, 26 May 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
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Armin Strom
Trend Forecaster
Personalizing watches: how to have it your way

In today’s world, more and more watch brands are struggling to set themselves apart and to offer customers a truly individual shopping experience. One of the ways that some are meeting the challenge is by offering a personalization or customization service.

Monday, 22 May 2017
5 min read
5
Omega Trilogy 1957 Seamaster Railmaster Speedmaster
Trend Forecaster
Top 5 black dial watches of 2017

After several years of blue being the big colour trend among dials, a shift was seeing during SIHH and several months later it still seems to be going strong during Baselworld. Black is back...

Wednesday, 17 May 2017
10 min read
5
Omega
Watch Stories
Omega and the IOC extend their partnership to 2032

Omega and the International Olympic Committee have extended their partnership through to the XXXV Olympiad in 2032… an anniversary date, since the brand first served as official timekeeper in Los Angeles in 1932.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017
3 min read
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Vacheron Constantin Celestia
Connoisseur of watches
Why we track equation of time

Like the minute repeater, tourbillon and the perpetual calendar, the equation of time is a rare and valued complication. True, it is an arcane function that neither chimes the hours, nor fights the effects of gravity, but it is rooted in the history of watchmaking and is therefore meaningful for aficionados.

Monday, 08 May 2017
6 min read
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Portrait

Philippe Dufour, simplicity itself

Thursday, 27 July 2017
6 min read
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