A double Oscar winner, for Boys Don’t Cry in 2000 and Million Dollar Baby in 2005, Hilary Swank now stars in Away as an astronaut heading a three-year mission to Mars, handling family and mission crises from millions of miles into space.
Sporty, elegant, classic or vintage chic, whatever your style, the top watch brands have you covered and for under CHF 5,000. Quartz or mechanical, colour or black and white, the choice is yours.
Ambassador for Austrian watchmaker Jacques Lemans, Kevin Costner has always been nostalgic for the unspoiled beauty of America's wide-open spaces. The 61-year-old actor and environmentalist is determined to play his part in saving the planet, before it's too late.
Japanese decorative techniques have made a remarked-upon incursion into Swiss watchmaking in recent years, with projects that point to a certain number of shared values, not least attention to detail and painstaking execution.
What precisely do we mean by Fine Watchmaking? This is a complex question which the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie set out to answer through a definition of this singular environment and the brands within it. The White Paper on Fine Watchmaking is the result of three years of work by the Foundation's Cultural Council.
As more women become interested in fine timepieces, female ambassadors become a key marketing strategy for the major brands. After all, the only thing more irresistible than a beautiful timepiece is that same timepiece on the wrist of a glamorous role model.
Whilst style remains a key factor when choosing a luxury timepiece, there is now a greater demand for more complexly designed watches, with complicated movements that reflect their price tag and suit the demands of the modern, fashionable woman.