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Avenue Classic 20th Anniversary Moon Phase © Harry Winston
New Models
The 20th anniversary of Harry Winston’s Avenue Collection

This anniversary whitegold piece with moon phase is painting the colors of the sunrise with mother-of-pearl and precious gemstones across the dial and bracelet. This edition is limited to just 20 pieces.

Wednesday, 19 February 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Métiers d'Art workshops porcelain © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain innovates for the Year of the Rat

In celebration of the Chinese Year of the Rat Blancpain is unveiling its first watch with a porcelain dial entirely hand-crafted in its Métiers d'Art workshops. Issued in an eight-piece limited edition of one-of-a-kind timepieces, the special series marks the introduction of this traditional Chinese skill within the Manufacture in Le Brassus.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Seizure of counterfeit watches in Latin America © FH
The Swiss Watch Federation tracks counterfeiters in the field

Michel Arnoux, head of the anti-counterfeiting division at the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry, talked about the Federation's experience in the field to an audience at the Salon Environnement Professionnel Horlogerie Joaillerie in June.

Monday, 19 July 2010
4 min read
Breguet Type XXII 3880 ST © Montres Breguet SA
Breguet offers an apotheosis for its late Chairman

Montres Breguet was active on all fronts when its Chairman unexpectedly passed away: the unveiling of the Type XXII with a 10 Hz movement; stores opening in Shanghai and Singapore; the purchase of Breguet's manuscripts at auction, and completing restoration of the Petit Trianon. A fitting tribute to Nicolas G. Hayek.

Friday, 16 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
4 min read
"Luxury brands can successfully make the Internet transition"

On June 1st, new competition rules governing online sales of products and services were brought into effect by the European Commission. These give special status to luxury brands regarding sales of their products over the Internet, as IC-Agency explains.

Friday, 16 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
3 min read
The Swiss watch industry sheds jobs gained in 2008

Figures published by the Swiss watch industry's employer organisation, Convention Patronale de l'Industrie Horlogère Suisse, show that the sector shed 4,200 jobs in 2009 and now employs 49,100 people, the same as two years ago. As the organisation points out, fewer jobs have been lost than forecast and staff are more qualified than before.

Tuesday, 13 July 2010
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Point of View
Horological musings

The weather forecast is a daily ritual for millions of people. It has nothing to do with premonition; just a simple and rather ordinary announcement of what we can expect the next day, democratically broadcast to all.

Monday, 12 July 2010
1 min read
Fortune smiles again on HNWIs

The world's population of High Net Worth Individuals grew 17% in 2009 while their global wealth increased 19% to $39 trillion, according to the 2010 World Wealth Report. For the first time, HNWIs in Asia-Pacific, a prime destination for luxury goods, outnumber those in Europe.

Wednesday, 07 July 2010
4 min read
Hugh Grant
Watch Stories

About Hugh Grant…

Friday, 31 January 2020
Written By Frank Rousseau
5 min read
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