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SIHH flexes its muscles

Among the useful functions lining the aisles at the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, the chronograph is the standout complication. It confirms demand for robust, precise, reliable timepieces, and the enduring appeal of a sporty design.

Thursday, 18 January 2018
6 min read
SIHH 2018 – Red Carpet
Wednesday, 17 January 2018
3 min watch
Altiplano Ultimate Concept © Piaget
Complications take the stage at SIHH

More than ever, innovative materials and slim movements are the stars of this year's crop of complicated watches. Both trends reflect the level of excellence that watchmakers have achieved when exploring beyond the realm of time only.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
5 min read
Classic watches make a statement at SIHH

Historic designs and classic watches still have plenty to offer. Their elegant simplicity inspires fresh interpretations as well as contemporary creations that continue to top sales in all categories. SIHH 2018 provides numerous eloquent examples.

Tuesday, 16 January 2018
5 min read
1858 Geosphere © Montblanc
Let icons be icons at SIHH

Many of the watches making their debut at the 28th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie join collections which are already crowned with success. A way for brands to cover their bases now that the storm clouds have finally cleared.

Monday, 15 January 2018
3 min read
Millenary © Audemars Piguet
SIHH 2018: a taste of what's to come

Traditionally, brands exhibiting at Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie like to whet our appetite with a preview of the models they will be unveiling during the week. Here's our round-up of 14 new watches making their debut at the 28th edition of the Geneva fair.

Friday, 12 January 2018
5 min read
2017 in watchmaking: a new generation takes control

It will have escaped no-one's notice that a new generation took over at the head of several leading watch firms last year, as digital's growing momentum demands a fresh perspective.

Monday, 08 January 2018
3 min read
Manufacture Romain Gauthier
Connoisseur of watches
Should a watch company offer a lifetime warranty? (II)

The pre-owned watch market is hot, and after a disastrous 25-month slump, the market for new watches is picking up. Would offering extended warranties boost the recovery? From a functional and value-retention standpoint, it would make very little difference, because service is the issue.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017
6 min read
Dustin Hoffman
Watch Stories
In conversation with Dustin Hoffman

Interviewing Dustin Hoffman is a privilege no-one can refuse. Especially when this screen legend is in a chatty mood. In a career spanning more than half a century, he has marked generations of fans and inspired hundreds of young actors.

Monday, 04 December 2017
Frank Rousseau
6 min read
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