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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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New Models
Beyond time: 10 exceptional watches at SIHH

Mechanical watchmaking is a world of unbridled creativity, as SIHH 2019 once again demonstrates. Whether in the field of traditional complications or in the "new horology" playground, after a quieter period these extraordinary creations again have an audience. Here is our selection of the ten most outstanding of all.

Friday, 18 January 2019
7 min read
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Culture
When Paris eclipsed Geneva as a centre for watchmaking

The world equates watchmaking with Switzerland, so much so that it's hard to imagine it was ever any other way. And yet during the eighteenth century, horology's most brilliant minds descended on Paris, while Switzerland and Geneva had a reputation for "trinkets" and cheaper wares.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
6 min read
Ferdinand Berthoud Chronometer FB 1R.6-1 © Ferdinand Berthoud
New Models
Ferdinand Berthoud chooses a regulator display for its second watch

This second piece from Ferdinand Berthoud follows on from the Chronomètre FB1 in its different versions. This new watch immediately stands out for the regulator-style display that shows hours, minutes and seconds on three separate counters.

Wednesday, 14 February 2018
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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SIHH
SIHH 2018: 12 standout watches from the Carré des Horlogers

What's new in the Carré des Horlogers? How about magnificent guillochage, splendid complications, a hefty dose of innovation and some not-what-you-expected designs. "Carré" may be French for square, these contemporary brands have no trouble thinking outside the box.

Friday, 19 January 2018
4 min read
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SIHH
SIHH 2018 - Independently-minded
Friday, 19 January 2018
4 min watch
Vincent Lapaire, CEO © Ferdiand Berthoud
Events
A tale in Dubai city

As watchmakers go head-to-head to see not who makes the best products, but who tells the best stories, those brands with an authentic history have the most interesting tales to tell. So make yourself comfortable, because it's storytime at Dubai Watch Week.

Monday, 20 November 2017
4 min read
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Trend Forecaster
Ten watches that think big

Undeterred by the vintage-fuelled trend for slim watches, certain styles are bent on using up every millimetre of precious wrist space. Can there be too much of a good thing? Not according to these ten timepieces.

Wednesday, 01 November 2017
4 min read
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