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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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Diploma Ceremony, ECAL 2019 © CalypsoMahieu
News
A De Bethune Award at Lausanne School of Art and Design (ECAL)

The prize, which includes a cash endowment, will be awarded annually to a graduate of the Master of Advanced Studies in Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship programme. The first winner is Clara Martin for "The Authority of Black".

Wednesday, 17 July 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
5
Submersible Marina Militare Carbotech 47mm © Panerai
Trend Forecaster
10 dive watches for a cool, cool summer

Slip on your diving suit, adjust your mask and make a splash with one of these ten new dive watches.

Friday, 28 June 2019
5 min read
10
Robert Downey Jr.
Watch Stories
Robert Downey Jr, actor and watch collector

Eleven years ago, the American superhero machine launched one of the most profitable movie franchises ever. Twenty-one films and $18.5 billion in box-office takings later, the Avengers are back for a monumental goodbye.

Friday, 21 June 2019
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
5
This Grand Complication personifies George’s approach to dial design and is simple, balanced, elegant and, above all, readable at a glance.
Events
Independent watchmakers steal the show in Geneva

For the third time, Phillips put independents front and centre of its sale, headlined by George Daniels. Connoisseurs packed the saleroom for the British auction house's May date, with the hammer coming down on several record-breaking lots.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
5 min read
6
Robert Downey Jr.
News
Robert Downey Jr. spotted wearing De Bethune

A respected watch collector, Robert Downey Jr. was seen at the press conference for the Avengers: Endgame movie wearing a De Bethune watch.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
2
DB28 Yellow Tones © De Bethune
New Models
De Bethune turns up the heat

A master in the art of heat-treating metals, De Bethune explores the warm shade of yellow, achieved through thermal oxidation of the grade 5 titanium case and movement components in the DB28 Yellow Tones.

Monday, 08 April 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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
12
Defy El Primero 21 Carbon © Zenith
Baselworld
Tempo majestuoso for the chrono

Watchmaking has many registers and so does the chronograph. Performance-focused or a lesson in elegance, innovative or traditional, a record-breaker or a design delight, chronographs were all over Baselworld 2019.

Monday, 01 April 2019
4 min read
12
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