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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

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
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
Carl Jones Flickr
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Run, Forrest, Run!

Running requires little more than a decent pair of trainers, although a shedload of motivation and Gonna Fly Now in your headphones can help. Before setting out to pound the streets like Rocky Balboa on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, take a look at this selection of chronos.

Tuesday, 23 August 2016
4 min read
Matt Damon
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Face to face with Matt Damon

At the last Oscars ceremony, cinema’s “action man” wore an exceptional watch, a Midnight Planetarium by Van Cleef & Arpels. But when it comes to diving, jumping from dizzying heights or leaping about in extreme situations, Matt Damon appears to have a little weakness for TAG Heuer models…

Friday, 12 August 2016
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
London 2012_2
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Omega in the starting blocks at Rio

For its 27th participation in the Olympic Games as Official Timekeeper, Omega is once again rolling out an impressive arsenal of cutting-edge technologies. Ready, steady, go, as timing systems race to keep track of the latest feats in Rio.

Thursday, 04 August 2016
5 min read
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean Deep Black
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Go with the glow

Summer at last! Lazy days in the sun, the latest beach read, and some cooling-off in the sea, in the bright and beautiful company of a dive watch.

Thursday, 21 July 2016
4 min read
Kevin Costner
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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
Hautlence Labyrinth 01
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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
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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