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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
Stephen Urquhart
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Goodbye and thank-you, Mr Omega!

He is the man who put Omega where it is today. Now, after sixteen years at the helm, Stephen Urquhart is bowing out. A sign of changing times, he is the third Chief Executive to step down at the head of the top three Swiss watch brands in under a year.

Thursday, 07 April 2016
4 min read
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Pole position

Take, in no particular order, Patrick Dempsey, Mille Miglia, and a handful of chronos. Shake energetically. Throw in a good dose of testosterone, a pint of adrenaline and a sprinkling of speed. Then, without further ado, sit back and enjoy what's on the menu at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.

Wednesday, 09 March 2016
5 min read
Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 39.5mm
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Is the dive watch really high and dry ?

Enjoyed for their dynamic style and robustness, dive watches have hit rock bottom. Are brands proving resistant to the sporty appeal of these underwater instruments?

Thursday, 03 March 2016
4 min read
George Clooney
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George Clooney on Hollywood, politics and collecting

There's no stopping the Clooney/Coen trio. The recently released Hail, Caesar! is the ex-ER paediatrician's fourth film with the quirky director brothers. The film had been on the backburner for some time as the third and final instalment of the "Numbskull Trilogy". Fortunately, the lovely Amal's husband is happy goofing around, which is something of a paradox given that Clooney, who fronts the Omega and Nespresso brands, is one of Hollywood's most intellectual actors. Meet the star who has a lot more than coffee on the boil !

Wednesday, 02 March 2016
Frank Rousseau
8 min read
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Hugh Laurie - What time is it, doc?

For eight seasons, the charming British actor played House M.D., television's wittiest, most neurotic medic. All we can ask is to keep on taking the pills.

Thursday, 18 February 2016
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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The name’s Bond and the Watch is Omega

Whether he’s dressed to impress in a tailored-suit, or dressed to kill in a polo neck top, there’s one thing this British spy is never without (okay, that is unless he’s walking out of the ocean in his suggestive swim trunks)…His watch. His name’s Bond, James Bond. And he wears a Seamaster, an Omega Seamaster.

Wednesday, 03 February 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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