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Pierre Hermé © Laurent Fau
Watch Stories
Pierre Hermé, the pastry chef sweet on watches

When Pierre Hermé talks watches, he does so with great appetite as well as a distinct admiration for the expertise, creativity, research, precision and aesthetic of a profession that has much in common with his own passion: pâtisserie.

Friday, 26 March 2021
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
Fifty Fathoms No Rad © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain resurrects its Fifty Fathoms No Rad

Blancpain reinterprets its Fifty Fathoms "no radiations". This mid-1960s diving instrument, notably used by the German Navy, was stamped with a "no radiations" logo indicating that Blancpain was not using luminescent materials composed of radium.

Thursday, 25 March 2021
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Pilot Type 20 Chronograph Adventure © Zenith
Trend Forecaster
Khaki watches on parade

For brands wishing to hark back to the wristwatch’s military past, what better than a touch of khaki? Atten-shun!

Friday, 12 February 2021
5 min read
12
Villeret Women Date © Blancpain
New Models
Valentine’s Day 2021 for Blancpain

Since 2001, February 14th is the perfect occasion for a special encounter between Blancpain and women. For its 21st Valentine's Day special series, the Manufacture thus offers a heavenly interpretation of its Villeret Women Date model in a 28-piece limited edition.

Monday, 08 February 2021
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
3
Gombessa II - French Polynesia © Laurent Ballesta
Economy
Watchmakers measure their impact on the oceans - Part two

For brands that have made dive watches a speciality, safeguarding the oceans is high on their list of commitments to sustainable development.

Monday, 08 February 2021
5 min read
11
Sharks Tags © Ulysse Nardin
Economy
Watchmakers measure their impact on the oceans - Part one

For brands that have made dive watches a speciality, safeguarding the oceans is high on their list of commitments to sustainable development. A tool devised by Fondation de la Mer in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group means they can now measure their impact and progress.

Monday, 01 February 2021
4 min read
6
Fifty Fathoms Ocean Commitment III Limited Edition © Blancpain
New Models
An exclusive partnership between Blancpain and Oceana

The Swiss watchmaker supports the ocean conservation group’s advocacy efforts to restore marine ecosystems. This three-year partnership includes an expedition to Mexico’s Scorpion Reef, a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

Wednesday, 09 December 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
4
Métiers d’Art Formosa clouded leopard © Blancpain
New Models
Blancpain celebrates the Formosa clouded leopard

With its Métiers d’Art collection, Blancpain offers a journey through cultures. Today, the Manufacture sets sail for Taiwan by dedicating two individual models to one of the wonders of the animal kingdom bound up with the island’s history: the Formosa clouded leopard.

Tuesday, 01 December 2020
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
5
Alfred Helwig Tourbillon 1920 © Glashütte Original
Trend Forecaster
Vintage for ever

Have this year's lockdowns made time for horological introspection? Yes or no, heritage reissues and vintage-inflected designs keep on coming. Here are some of 2020's releases.

Friday, 20 November 2020
5 min read
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