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Watches of Switzerland – New York City (SoHo)
Economy
Watches of Switzerland Group thinks big

It's now a case of size matters in the watch industry, both for manufacturers and for retailers. The UK-based Watches of Switzerland Group is an excellent example, as its share price confirms.

Monday, 22 June 2020
4 min read
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Ref. 5131/1 World Time in yellow gold with enamel dial from 2009 (CHF 150,000) © Patek Philippe
Economy
Put your money where your watch is?

When financial markets head south, attention shifts to alternative investment opportunities, including timepieces. Is putting your money where your watch is a smart move or a risk?

Monday, 18 May 2020
5 min read
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Heritage Automatic © Montblanc
Trend Forecaster
Still in love with the past

Salmon or champagne-coloured dials, box crystals, two-tone cases… neo-vintage is as popular as ever, with a strong input from mid-twentieth-century styles.

Friday, 15 May 2020
6 min read
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Altiplano Ultimate Concept © Piaget
History & Masterpieces
Can anyone beat Piaget at ultra-thin?

With the release of the Altiplano Ultimate Concept, now commercially available, Piaget has raised the stakes in ultra-thin watches – and the question of whether makers have reached the limit of what is physically possible.

Wednesday, 13 May 2020
5 min read
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[Re]master01 © Audemars Piguet
New Models
Audemars Piguet “remasters” a 1940s chrono

For [Re]master01, Audemars Piguet explores the elegance and strength of one of its chronograph wristwatches from 1943.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Classic Fusion Cruz Diez © Hublot
Trend Forecaster
10 watches to borrow from your man (and vice versa)

Looking for ways to pass the time during self-isolation? Try discreetly dipping into your partner's watch collection. Here's our choice of ten timepieces that look the business on his and her wrists.

Friday, 03 April 2020
5 min read
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Swiss watches: retail market shares by brand in 2019
Economy
Mega-brands drive the watchmaking market

Released mid-March, the third Morgan Stanley report, in collaboration with LuxeConsult, on the Swiss watch market shows that out of some 350 brands, the bulk of growth in 2019 came from the seven whose turnover exceeds CHF 1 billion. The analysis also highlights the outperformance of privately owned brands.

Monday, 30 March 2020
4 min read
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RM 52-05 Tourbillon Pharrell Williams © Richard Mille
Culture
Hip-hop's most namechecked watch brands

Luxury and music have always gone together, from the clothes artists wear to the cars they drive or the watches that shine on their wrists. We look at which brands get the most namechecks and the trendsetters behind them.

Friday, 27 March 2020
Hope Frost
5 min read
eBay-cover
Economy
Luxury watch sales take off on eBay

A watch changes hands every five seconds on eBay. The platform has become so successful as a marketplace for pre-owned luxury timepieces, it has published its own 2020 Luxury Watch Report.

Monday, 16 March 2020
3 min read
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