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Lifestyle

Chronographe TAG Heuer Carrera Porsche
Lifestyle
Watches and wheels

Love is in the air between watchmakers and carmakers, although breakups and makeups mean partnerships can resemble a game of musical chairs. We take a look at the latest mechanically-inspired collaborations.

Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Marie de Pimodan
6 min read
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Diamond Outrage © Audemars Piguet
Trend Forecaster
From anarchy to fine watches, punk’s not dead

Who would have thought that an anti-establishment musical manifesto would inspire diamond-smothered watches and unorthodox marketing strategies? Incandescent, unpredictable, forty years after its official demise, punk is as powerful as ever.

Friday, 18 June 2021
Laure Gontier
5 min read
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Carmen Chaplin
Watch Stories
Jewels for the Serenissima!

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!

Tuesday, 13 September 2016
4 min read
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Vignette Paralympique Re Up
Connoisseur of watches
The chronograph – when watchmakers go for gold!

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.

Monday, 12 September 2016
5 min read
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Peter Speake-Marin Skull Face to Face Tourbillon
Watch Stories
Watchmaking or the temptation of art - IV

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?

Friday, 09 September 2016
6 min read
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the Basel Dance of Death © Musée historique de Bâle
Watch Stories
Watchmaking or the temptation of art - III

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.

Friday, 02 September 2016
8 min read
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Lifestyle
FHH is pleased to welcome F.P. Journe as a new partner-brand

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.

Thursday, 01 September 2016
Press Release
2 min read
Nomos Tetra Neomatik
Lifestyle
A new angle on style

A square or rectangular shape is a guaranteed standout on the wrist. We take a look at the watches that have style cornered.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016
4 min read
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Vintage

The retro resurgence

“Back to the future”
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