Watchmakers have definitely grasped the fact that the child slumbering inside each of us is just begging to be reawakened with creations combining nostalgia with a fantasy universe.
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June 8 marks World Oceans Day, celebrated unofficially since its original proposal in 1992 and officially recognized by the United Nations since 2008. Certain watch brands are making their own efforts to help raise awareness and to support ocean conservation programs.
Filmmaker and journalist Eileen Hofer is now also a "friend" of Jaeger-LeCoultre. Throughout July, she is presenting "Tomorrow the Birds Will Sing" at Chaplin’s World in Vevey, Switzerland.
In today’s world, more and more watch brands are struggling to set themselves apart and to offer customers a truly individual shopping experience. One of the ways that some are meeting the challenge is by offering a personalization or customization service.
Since 1970, countries around the world have celebrated Earth Day. On April 22, close to 200 nations took part in the annual event that reminds us how much we owe our planet. Watch brands are making their contribution too.
Some see it as a complication in the horological sense. For others, it brings out watchmaking's dreamier side. Either way, the moon-phase display has become as popular a "function" as the chronograph and, for women's timepieces in particular, almost mandatory.
Aventurine on a dial does a wonderful imitation of a starry sky, but what is it exactly? Gemstone or glass? Rare or in abundance? Read on for some scintillating facts.
SIHH 2017 saw Fine Watchmaking brands embrace the power of social media by tapping into current trends and engaging new audiences. Fabienne Lupo, Chairwoman of SIHH and Managing Director of the FHH gave an opening speech in which she cited the forward-thinking stance of this year’s event.
The curtain has come down on the 27th Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, marked by a record number of exhibitors that proved themselves well able to adapt their products to a mixed environment.