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Articles on the subject: Point of View

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing and Franco Cologni
Point of View
With Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, I have lost a friend

The call from Olivier Revol, chef de cabinet to the former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, hit me like a thunderbolt in a blue sky. The President has passed away. I knew he had not been in the best of health recently; that he had been admitted to hospital with heart problems. I’d called to wish him a speedy recovery and found him as brilliant as ever. He had until then enjoyed enviably good health for his 94 years, but not enough to resist the ravages of Covid.

Friday, 04 December 2020
3 min read
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
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
Point of View
A moment with ... Herdiana, founder of Deluxshionist

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 Herdiana Surachman, creator of Deluxshionist.

Friday, 21 October 2016
7 min read
Eva Green dans Miss Peregrine et les Enfants Particuliers de Tim Burton
Point of View
Eva Green: "I hate watches!"

She wowed as the James Bond Girl with the dynamite eyes in Casino Royale. As a witch, she grappled with Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows. Now Eva Green is reunited with the director in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. She tells us why she never wears a watch.

Thursday, 20 October 2016
Frank Rousseau
5 min read
Point of View
The clock doctors

Aurélie Branchini and Masaki Kanazawa are both restorers of antique clocks and watches at the Musée International d’Horlogerie (MIH) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, under Daniel Curtit.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016
Christine Lacourt
4 min read
Point of View
From feast to fast

In the years when it seemed Swiss watchmaking could do no wrong, the Maisons listened only to their ego and turned a deaf ear to their most precious asset: their identity. Now that times are hard, the ego's echo is making itself heard.

Monday, 26 September 2016
6 min read
TAG Heuer Autavia
Point of View
Mission Autavia

An icon among TAG Heuer watches, the totemic racing chronograph, as worn by the legends of Formula 1, will be revealed in its latest version at Baselworld 2017. But what lies beneath a re-issue that is engineered to appeal to our emotions?

Friday, 23 September 2016
Ilias Yiannopoulos
9 min read

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