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Articles on the subject: Point of View

Point of View
When a wise old head replaces young shoulders

I know technology has transformed every area of our lives and work. These changes will probably be even harder to control. Which is precisely why, more than ever, we need the old sorcerers to work their magic.

Tuesday, 17 December 2019
3 min read
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Point of View
Sports watch seeks athlete?

Countless brands propose sports watches in their collections, but do we really need them? Not so sure...

Thursday, 12 December 2019
4 min read
Blake Lively
Point of View
Blake Lively, very vintage

She's in the pages and on the covers of every women's magazine. She? Blake Lively of course, aka Serena Van der Woodsen, the seriously on-trend, ex-student in the hit television series "Gossip Girl".

Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
Point of View
A moment with...Rachel Khoo, superstar Chef and entrepreneur

Luxury and influence have long been intertwined. Within social media, few individuals succeed in reshaping self-identity and behaviour of online consumers. With ‘Tastemakers’, we aim to uncover these new authorities, whether they are creators or ‘coolhunters’. Today, we welcome founder of Khoollect and BBC Chef, Rachel Khoo.

Thursday, 24 November 2016
6 min read
Tom Hanks
Point of View
8 minutes with "Captain" Hanks

Having already played captains in "Saving Private Ryan", "Apollo 13", "Charlie Wilson's War" and "Captain Phillips", Tom Hanks returns as Captain Chesley Sullenberger, directed by Clint Eastwood. The artist formerly known as Forrest Gump took time between shootings to talk about his idea of watches.

Thursday, 24 November 2016
Frank Rousseau
7 min read
Aurel Bacs
Point of View
Mad about vintage

On November 12th, Phillips auction house sold a stainless steel Patek Philippe wristwatch from 1943 for CHF 11 million, a record at auction. Aurel Bacs, the man wielding the gavel, was at Dubai Watch Week, where he gave this interview.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016
4 min read
Point of View
A bridge between past, present and future

In an "Age of Transitions" - the theme of the 2016 Forum de la Haute Horlogerie - we cannot disregard values that have survived the centuries and which hold us steady in a sea of perplexity. Speech by Mr. Franco Cologni, President of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie Cultural Council, at the opening of the Forum.

Tuesday, 08 November 2016
4 min read
Chantal Thomass
Point of View
Undercover at GPHG

She is the queen of lingerie, the fairy godmother of luscious lace who for more than forty years has been putting elegance and oomph into top drawers. Chantal Thomass is also helping pick the winners of this year's Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. With just a few days to go before the big reveal, she talks about what time and watches mean to her, and why for once she's more concerned with what's on top rather than underneath…

Wednesday, 02 November 2016
3 min read
Trend Forecaster

The evolution of sport watches

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