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Articles on the subject: Beginner's Guide

Baïkonour Raketa
Beginner's Guide
Lift-off for Russian brand Raketa

After months searching for the ideal location, the Russian watch brand has come up trumps with a 20 square-metre space on Moscow's most exclusive shopping street, where it has cut the ribbon on its first own-name store.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Jean-Didier Revoin
4 min read
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Walter von Känel
Beginner's Guide
Longines' martial art (II)

While Longines advocates elegance as a way of life, this hasn't prevented it from implementing a strategy more akin to a battle plan, conquering fourth place among Swiss watch brands in the process. Still leading the troops after 48 years, Walter von Känel has his sights set on the next rival in line.

Friday, 14 July 2017
6 min read
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Longines
Beginner's Guide
Longines' martial art (I)

While Longines advocates elegance as a way of life, this hasn't prevented it from implementing a strategy more akin to a battle plan, conquering fourth place among Swiss watch brands in the process. Still leading the troops after 48 years, Walter von Känel has his sights set on the next rival in line.

Thursday, 13 July 2017
4 min read
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© Bólido
Beginner's Guide
A Swiss-Made automatic watch for under 700 Swiss francs

Two seasoned industry professionals, neither of them involved with any brand or group, have teamed up to develop a watch that might give some food for thought to the big players.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017
6 min read
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Blancpain's workshop
Beginner's Guide
Behind the scenes at Blancpain

Every watch brand has its secrets, but recently we were granted a private tour of the Blancpain Manufacture in the Joux Valley, Switzerland, where watchmaking magic takes place.

Thursday, 29 June 2017
7 min read
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Hermès leather workshop
Beginner's Guide
Hermès turns leather into gold

Originally a saddlemaker, Hermès prolongs this expertise within its watchmaking division with some of the finest leather straps in the business. The heart of this activity is in Biel, where La Montre Hermès opened in 1978.

Thursday, 01 June 2017
4 min read
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Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Carbon
Beginner's Guide
Roger Dubuis – no apologies for disruption!

The Geneva brand is showing no signs of slowing in 2017, with the opening of a boutique inside Harrods, London's temple of luxury, a partnership with Pirelli and another with Italdesign. Roger Dubuis is playing the "disruptive" card to full effect, with customer experience now part of the deal.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017
5 min read
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Audemars Piguet
Beginner's Guide
Audemars Piguet, at home in Le Brassus

Earlier this month, the Le Brassus watchmaker hosted an official ceremony to lay the first stone of its future museum. This futuristic building – a half-buried glass and concrete spiral with roof garden – will be joined, on the other side of the Manufacture, by the brand's second project: a luxury hotel, currently under construction.

Wednesday, 19 April 2017
4 min read
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Video

In the metal: Drive Extra-Plate de Cartier

Thursday, 06 July 2017
Written By The HH Journal editors
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