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Tourbillon Souverain Vertical © Claude Joray / F.P. Journe
Trend Forecaster
The evolution of watch photography in the Instagram era

Aided by the social media boom, watch photography has never been more in the spotlight. Watch aficionados share photos of their timepieces from all possible angles. Meanwhile, brands post images of their new collections on a daily basis. Is this overkill or a stimulus for innovation?

Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Laurent Francois
6 min read
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Tambour Horizon Pure White © Louis Vuitton
Trend Forecaster
Twelve watches for summer

When it comes to choosing a watch for summer, the hardest part could be deciding which one. Take your pick of nautically-inspired models for the ideal swimming or sailing companion, blinding white watches to show off a tanned arm, or the sun-drenched sophistication of gold.

Friday, 02 August 2019
9 min read
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HM9 Air Edition (2018 version) – Case designed in 2018 © MB&F
Trend Forecaster
On the difficulties of case design

Over the past decades, luxury brands, jewellers, passionate entrepreneurs and independent creators have entered the watchmaking world where they have distinguished themselves with truly original case designs.

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
6 min read
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Code Coco white gold full set © Chanel
New Models
New looks for the Chanel Code Coco

Is it a watch, a jewel, or both? Introduced in 2017 as a tribute to Chanel's design tropes, the Code Coco returns in beige gold, steel or ceramic, alongside two High Jewellery versions.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Nautilus Lady Automatic Ref. 7118 1R © Patek Philippe
Baselworld
Ten ladies' watches from Baselworld

Exhibitors at Baselworld remembered that women watch buyers aren't to be overlooked. Even so, only a few made a noticeable effort to introduce originality into collections, resulting in a rather predictable crop of new releases overall.

Wednesday, 03 April 2019
4 min read
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J12 © Chanel
Baselworld
Brands play safe at Baselworld

There was a time when visitors came to Baselworld expecting to be dazzled. But those days are gone. Exhibitors at this year's fair presented collections that were solidly grounded but lacking star quality. It was left to the independents to keep the flame of creativity burning.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
6 min read
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The new J12 in black ceramic
Baselworld
The Chanel J12: same but different

As it approaches its twentieth anniversary, the J12 has been given something of a makeover. Considered the twenty-first century's first iconic watch, its "metamorphosis" takes the form of subtle, almost imperceptible differences. The one major change is the Calibre 12.1 inside, Chanel's first base movement, made by Kenissi.

Friday, 22 March 2019
4 min read
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Zenith Defy Classic Black Ceramic
Baselworld
A foretaste of Baselworld 2019

These previews of what brands will be serving up in Basel, or in Swatch Group's case, Zurich, make for tasty viewing. Mechanisms are laid bare or clad in unusual materials. Let's get this party started!

Wednesday, 20 March 2019
6 min read
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Dual Time Sapphire Cobra © Armin Strom
Trend Forecaster
Fifteen watches with nothing to hide

A rarely seen exercise in style ten years ago, skeleton watches are now part of the regular collections at brands intent on showing off their watches' inner beauty.

Thursday, 07 March 2019
5 min read
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