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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

Submersible Bronzo 47mm (Pam968) © Panerai
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Pontroué reinvigorates Panerai

Since Jean-Marc Pontroué took over at the head of Officine Panerai, the Italian firm has been spearheading multiple initiatives that go beyond the brand's iconic styles. With great success.

Friday, 20 March 2020
4 min read
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Fastrider Black Shield, 2013 © Tudor
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50 years of Tudor chronographs

This year Tudor celebrates fifty years since the launch of its first chronograph, a complication that has played a starring role in the brand's collections ever since, most recently with a vintage feel. So what can we look forward to in 2020?

Wednesday, 18 March 2020
4 min read
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Harrison Ford playing in “The Call of the Wild”
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Harrison Ford, actor and watch designer

Newly adapted from Jack London's literary classic, "The Call of the Wild" transports us to the snowy expanses of Alaska in the 1890s, with Harrison Ford as prospector John Thornton. The actor talks about climate activism, technology and why mechanical watches beat smartwatches every time.

Friday, 13 March 2020
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
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Hugh Grant
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About Hugh Grant...

For anyone who spent the last three decades on another planet, Hugh Grant is the actor who in 1995 was chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history.

Friday, 31 January 2020
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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Jessica Alba
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For Jessica Alba, a watch must have "green" credentials

In Hollywood, appearances can be deceptive. Take Jessica Alba, for example. The "sexiest woman in the world" happens to be a hugely successful start-up entrepreneur.

Thursday, 19 December 2019
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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Will Smith
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Will Smith on fame, fortune and watches

Gemini Man isn't just another sci-fi action flick. Director Ang Lee, whose other films include Life of Pi and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, makes a technological leap in this new movie, starring Will Smith and... Will Smith. The actor tells more.

Friday, 06 December 2019
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Omega Museum
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Adventures in time at the new Omega Museum

Showcased inside a building by award-winning architect Shigeru Ban, part of Swatch Group's Cité du Temps campus in Biel, the new Omega Museum traces 170 years in the history of a multi-talented brand.

Thursday, 05 December 2019
3 min read
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The 1969 Quartz Astron 50th Anniversary Limited Edition © Seiko
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1969, Switzerland vs. Japan

In a year marked by Woodstock, Concorde's first scheduled flight and the moon landing, Swiss watchmakers battled it out to present the first automatic chronograph. It would be Seiko that took the honours with its Calibre 6139, before striking an almost fatal blow with the Astron.

Thursday, 31 October 2019
4 min read
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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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