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Arena Bi-Rétrograde Sport © Gérald Genta
New Models
Gérald Genta returns centre-stage at Bulgari

Acquired by Bulgari in 2000, the master designer’s eponymous brand is back in the spotlight with a new model that captures the Gérald Genta spirit and leverages the technical genius of the brand.

Friday, 18 September 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Diver 300M Nekton Edition © Omega
New Models
Omega partners Nekton

Omega introduces the Seamaster Diver 300M Nekton Edition: a dive watch on a mission to save the seas.

Thursday, 17 September 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
Japan hasn’t said its last word

The land of the rising sun is looking increasingly like a twilight zone, but Swiss watch brands still have faith: in spite of its problems, Japan remains an important market for the sector.

Friday, 04 March 2011
Quentin Simonet
6 min read
Bernard Fornas, Cartier President and CEO © Cartier
Cartier, the choice of the rich and the rulers

Abundance of brands in fashion, lifestyle and luxury offers plenty of options to choose from. But only few of them stand out and their appeal is crystal clear. Such brands have strong following among the rich and the rulers. That is why King Edward VII said about Cartier that it is “The Jeweller of Kings & the King of Jewellers.” Interview with Cartier President and CEO Mr. Bernard Fornas.

Thursday, 03 March 2011
Nader Freiha
4 min read
Bertrand Grospellier, or ElkY as he's known to fans © Parmigiani
Odd couples

We're accustomed to seeing watchmakers associate their image with big-name personalities from the worlds of sport, film and fashion. Now some are taking a different tack, such as Jaeger-LeCoultre with comic strips, or Parmigiani and poker.

Wednesday, 02 March 2011
2 min read
Audemars Piguet Millenary hand wound Minute repeater © Audemars Piguet
The Charm of Hearing Time

While we don’t have a particular need for the musical watch in contemporary society, the minute repeater delights not only for its artistic complexity but also for its ability to engage time with both sight and sound.

Monday, 21 February 2011
Meehna Goldsmith
5 min read
Point of View
Culture and science

Over 1,000 journalists, 12,000 visitors, 19 brands. And hundreds of precious watches on display, the result of thousands and thousands of hours of work and selfless devotion to the year's new creations. All these figures pertain to the recent Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, and they all give me grounds for reflection and, why not, a suggestion that is perhaps less practical than visionary and, who knows, even a little prescient.

Friday, 18 February 2011
3 min read
Watch exports chasing record levels

In 2010, the Swiss watch sector came through the turbulence of the previous year. After wristwatch exports pulled in CHF 15.1 billion, the sector is within a hair's breadth of equalling its record of 2008. The blots on the horizon: a strong Swiss franc and higher raw material costs.

Thursday, 17 February 2011
4 min read
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

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