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Metro rose gold © Nomos
New Models
A smaller Nomos Metro in gold

Nomos introduces the 33mm Metro Rose Gold, the smallest size in the range, powered by a manual-winding Alpha movement. Grey hour markers and purple minute markers gently contrast with the rose gold of the case and hands.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Diver X Antartica © Ulysse Nardin
New Models
Xploration with Ulysse Nardin

Renowned for its links to the nautical world, Ulysse Nardin unveiled in Paris a new collection of dive watches for men and women, while introducing two new ambassadors. The brand also announced its sponsorship of the Vendée Globe sailing race that will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year.

Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Sylvain Auroux, director for the Swiss and Italian markets at Piaget, and Philippe Léopold-Metzger, CEO of the brand © Piaget
Economy
Piaget aims for "the most universal watches possible"

For over a year, Piaget has progressed to the point that deliveries are again finding it hard to keep pace with demand. The brand owes its success to a positioning that reflects its values as a jeweller and watchmaker, renowned for its classic yet contemporary elegance.

Monday, 20 December 2010
4 min read
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Point of View
Seniors, Juniors and company…

Comparing charts and figures is something marketing directors do, and which certainly has its uses as Fine Watchmaking goes global. There is, however, the risk of casting a shadow over the poetry of a product we have the good fortune and privilege to represent.

Friday, 17 December 2010
3 min read
Romain Gauthier Prestige hours/minutes/seconds model in platinium © Romain Gauthier
New Models
The third Romain Gauthier watch to launch in 2011

Four years after the launch of his debut model, the Prestige hours/minutes which he followed, in 2010, with the Prestige hours/minutes/seconds, Romain Gauthier is preparing to launch his third model: the constant force watch he has had in mind for the past eight years. He looks back at the passion that has brought him where he is today.

Friday, 17 December 2010
4 min read
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Point of View
Customer? What customer?

As we know, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie exists to spread the culture of Fine Watchmaking. Not just among specialists – although they could sometimes benefit from a brief refresher: as the ancients used to say, Medice, cura te ipsum (doctor, take care of yourself) – but all those who, in a demonstration of style and good taste, are careful to go beyond the surface of things and thus fully enjoy the unique character of something as singular as a watch.

Thursday, 16 December 2010
3 min read
Alain Silberstein © MB&F
Economy
An Alain Silberstein café in a converted container: coming soon to a market near you?

A staunch advocate of independent watchmaking, Alain Silberstein is convinced that innovative products aren't enough. Original distribution solutions are now the crux of the issue, such as travelling pop-up stores.

Thursday, 16 December 2010
3 min read
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One last thing: it still takes nine months to make a baby. Nine months is just right. No more, no less. And for a long time to come. The rest is up to us!
Point of View
Too fast, too slow!

Between "Charybdis-too-fast" and "Scylla-too-slow" there is an oasis of "just right." Provided, that is, we know how to "take" time rather than let time take over.

Friday, 10 December 2010
Cyrille Vigneron
5 min read
Shepard Fairey, Hublot's Ambassador, and his Big Bang Meca-10 Shepard Fairey Limited Edition
Trend Forecaster

Art and watchmaking, a strategic alliance

Monday, 30 September 2019
Written By Christophe Roulet
6 min read
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