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Hilary Shwank
Watch Stories
Hilary Swank: "I look for quality in a watch"

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.

Friday, 25 September 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Endurance Pro © Breitling
Trend Forecaster
Ten 2020 watches for under CHF 5,000

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.

Friday, 18 September 2020
5 min read
Kevin Costner
Watch Stories
Kevin Costner - "It's time we woke up to reality"

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.

Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Master Buzan Fukushima
Connoisseur of watches
Japanese crafts

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.

Monday, 04 July 2016
6 min read
Hautlence Labyrinth 01
Watch Stories
Watchmaking or the temptation of art - II

Must a watch abandon its timekeeping function to be considered a "true" piece of art? The jury is out.

Monday, 27 June 2016
7 min read
Livre blanc
Connoisseur of watches
A White Paper for Fine Watchmaking

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.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Press Release
3 min read
Nicole Kidman Omega
Trend Forecaster
What friends are for

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.

Tuesday, 14 June 2016
7 min read
Cartier Hypnose
5 Fashionable Women’s Watches of 2016

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.

Monday, 13 June 2016
3 min read
Haute Horlogerie journals 2019-2020
Trend Forecaster

Watch Trends 2019-2020, a unique analysis from the FHH

Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
4 min read
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