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Villeret Ultraplate in red gold © Blancpain
New Models
Two blue-dial models join the Villeret collection

Intimately bound up with Blancpain's identity, two emblematic red gold timepieces from the Villeret line - the Quantième Complet and the Ultraplate - are now available with blue dials.

Monday, 06 April 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Paul Guillard, Swiss watchmaker (Geneva) in 1921
When the State saved Swiss watchmaking - Part one

In the wake of the First World War, Swiss watchmaking underwent a period of profound crisis, resulting in a State-led reorganisation of the sector. This rescue operation took the form of cartel agreements that remained in place until the 1960s. Part one: the 1920s and 1930s.

Monday, 06 April 2020
6 min read
Oceans: the Heart of our Planet
Monday, 28 April 2014
min watch
Swiss watchmaking in March 2014: flat trend at the end of the first quarter

In the month of March, Swiss watch exports reached the same level as one year previously. After distinctly positive monthly variations, the trend this time was -0.3%. Their value stood at 1.6 billion francs. The first quarter, which saw a 4.5% higher result than in 2013, therefore marked a very good start to the year for exporting companies.

Friday, 25 April 2014
Press Release
2 min read
Point of View
Show that we care

According to American author Maya Angelou, people will forget what you said and forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. This seems to me to be a useful observation when considering something a good many luxury brands, too busy conforming to ever more complex marketing analyses, tend to omit: how the other feels.

Thursday, 24 April 2014
2 min read
Boucheron Reflet
Thursday, 17 April 2014
1 min watch
A record for Sotheby's, regrets for Antiquorum

Sotheby's and Antiquorum held sessions in Hong Kong for one, New York for the other, with mixed fortunes. While the former realised a more than satisfactory total, the latter can rank this among its least memorable sales… some might even say flops, given the numerous lots that went unsold.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
4 min read
Bulgari Octo Finissimo
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
1 min watch
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Written By Cait Bazemore
6 min read
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