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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
Nautilus Lady Automatic Ref. 7118 1R © Patek Philippe
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
J12 © Chanel
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
The new J12 in black ceramic
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
Zenith Defy Classic Black Ceramic
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
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
Boy•Friend Squelette Edition Noire © Chanel
New Models
Meet Chanel's new BoyFriend

In the weeks before Baselworld, Chanel is previewing Tweed and Black Skeleton versions of its BoyFriend watch, equipped with the Calibre 3 movement.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
Rotor handle © F.P.Journe
François-Paul Journe: inventive and independent, with a heart of gold

Last December, François-Paul Journe was in Paris to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the F.P. Journe boutique. He was visibly pleased to be among friends, including some of his very first customers.

Thursday, 31 January 2019
Victoria Townsend
6 min read
Point of View
To grow or not to grow…
Thursday, 24 January 2019
3 min read
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