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Alec Monopoly Special Edition © TAG Heuer
New Models
TAG Heuer - "Art Provocateur"

A hip artsy crowd gathered at Condesa, Mexico City’s trendy neighbourhood and home of established and up and coming artists to join an event hosted by TAG Heuer, the Swiss avant garde watchmaker. The American street artist Alec Monopoly transformed an art space into his workshop. The guests got a closer look into his creative process. Alec was putting finishing touches to a canvas in tribute to the Mexican solidarity and strength after the devastating earthquake of September 2017.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017
The HH Journal editors
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Rotonde Skeleton Msyterious Double Tourbillon Calibre 9465MC © Cartier
New Models
Cartier - So mysterious

The Mysterious Double Tourbillon movement created at the La Chaux-de-Fonds Manufacture in 2013 represents a milestone in Cartier watchmaking history: the tourbillon appears to be suspended in mid-air with no connection to the rest of the movement.

Monday, 20 November 2017
The HH Journal editors
1 min read
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The Swatch Art Peace Hotel was inaugurated in Shanghai at the beginning of November © Swatch Group
Economy
Swatch Group draws international artists to Shanghai

As part of its strategy to double its sales in China, Swatch Group has come up with a novel concept: a hotel that combines luxury, prestige, commerce and art. The Swatch Art Peace Hotel that was inaugurated in Shanghai at the beginning of November is the group’s flagship showroom in China with four luxury boutiques for the brands Swatch, Omega, Breguet and Blancpain.

Thursday, 08 December 2011
3 min read
Girard-Perregaux Cat's Eye Annual and Zodiac Calendars © Girard-Perregaux
New Models
More than a pretty face

Women want it all: mechanisms and diamonds, innovative on the inside, sophisticated on the outside. Recent years have seen a number of brands build up their women's collections, and bring watchmaking into a new era where complications are no longer for men only.

Wednesday, 07 December 2011
3 min read
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Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget © Piaget
Economy
Piaget will never be anything other than exclusive

Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, explains why China remains Asia's strongest market for watches and sets out his strategy for the next ten years: exclusivity, a stronger Jewellery business, and control of distribution. There can be no getting away from China, which is now the number-three destination for Swiss watch exports. But what about Asia overall? Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, gives his view.

Friday, 02 December 2011
4 min read
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The National Council will probably rule on the Swissness project during the spring 2012. Thereafter, the project will go before the Council of States
Economy
Swiss made label Strengthening: fillip from the Swiss Parliament

The process aimed at strengthening the Swiss made label for watches has entered a new phase with the decision by the Legal Affairs Commission of the National Council to approve the Swissness project.

Thursday, 01 December 2011
Jean-Daniel Pasche
4 min read
Jean-Marc Pontroué, CEO of Roger Dubuis © Montblanc
New Models
The four "worlds" of Roger Dubuis

Jean-Marc Pontroué, the new boss at Roger Dubuis, talks about the brand's four "worlds" - the gambler, the warrior, the adventurer and the diva - and the corresponding collections that it will present at the next Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie.

Wednesday, 30 November 2011
4 min read
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Economy
Vietnam's luxury fair

December 1st to 3rd, Ho Chi Minh City is hosting Vietnam's first ever luxury fair. Is this progress, a challenge or just a quirk? It is, in any event, an affirmation: that with each passing day, Asia is less a menace and more an opportunity.

Monday, 28 November 2011
2 min read
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In the metal: H. Moser & Cie Endeavour Perpetual Calendar Purity

Monday, 23 October 2017
Written By Alex Ballmer
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