Why change a winning formula? The second annual Dubai Watch Week, hosted by retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, is again an opportunity to delve further into high-level watchmaking in a non-commercial environment. Thirty brands have travelled to Dubai to meet their public.
The jury of this 2016 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève announced the winners of 15 prizes and awarded the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix to Ferdinand Berthoud for the Chronomètre Ferdinand Berthoud FB 1 model.
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The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie will be holding its 8th Forum on November 9th in Lausanne. Focusing on the theme of the “Age of Transitions”, the event will be dedicated to the consequences of globalization and technological progress.
The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) is partnering with Dubai Watch Week (DWW), the second edition of which will take place from 15th to 19th November. To mark the occasion, it will present its exhibition on The Mastery of Time and participate in the conference programme.
By immersing visitors to the Biennale des Antiquaires in a unique virtual reality experience, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie brings history to life in a first-hand discovery of what it means to master time.
What do the retro-futuristic timepieces of artisan-watchmaker Vianney Halter, research by historian Roger Smith, one of the foremost authorities on eighteenth-century London watchmaking, and watershed developments in atomic clocks by Giovanni Busca and Pascal Rochat have in common? Answer: the prestigious Prix Gaïa.
He's partial to cheese and a well-made watch. A twinkle in his eye, a grin on his face and TAG Heuer on his wrist, the Australian actor is the brand's super stylish new ambassador.
The recent International Symposium of Watch Marketing singled out two mutually exclusive worlds: the market for new watches with its luxury stores, and second-hand watch sellers that have made their niche online.