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Omega

The original Monaco from 1969 was considered too unconventional for the era.
Trend Forecaster
A little piece of Elvis, Paul or Jackie on your wrist…

With the vintage trend showing no signs of abating, now is the time to pay tribute to the iconic watches worn by late, great celebrities. Brands happily revisit legends from the past while at auction, watches with celebrity provenance are achieving record amounts.

Friday, 11 October 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
6 min read
The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra Tokyo 2020 Limited Edition © Omega
New Models
Tokyo 2020 on the wrist

For sports fans who are already in the starting-blocks for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, these two limited editions from Omega will help pass the time until the opening ceremony.

Wednesday, 09 October 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Seamaster Aqua Terra Ultra Light © Omega
New Models
Designed for sport: the Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra "Ultra Light"

With input from golfer and brand ambassador Rory McIlroy, Omega is launching a watch in Gamma Titanium that weighs just 55 grams. The movement is the Master Chronometer Calibre 8928.

Monday, 23 September 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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FreakLab calibre UN-210 © Ulysse Nardin
Trend Forecaster
How watchmakers are resisting magnetism

Exposure to magnetic fields isn't without consequence on a mechanical watch's proper functioning. After early attempts to resolve the problem, recent innovations are delivering promising results. Demagnetising tools are also benefiting from new developments.

Monday, 23 September 2019
Flavia Giovannelli
7 min read
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Many quartz calibers © Vincent Daveau
Watch Stories
A brief history of quartz (1)

The quartz revolution traumatised the Swiss watch industry to such a degree it is rarely documented. No longer, thanks to this short read. Part one: from the Seiko Astron to the Swatch.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
7 min read
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Calibre 321 © Omega
New Models
The Omega Caliber 321 is back

Earlier this year, Omega announced the return of its Calibre 321. For the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the brand unveiled the first new Speedmaster Moonwatch to house the movement.

Monday, 26 August 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Tourbillon Souverain Vertical © Claude Joray / F.P. Journe
Trend Forecaster
The evolution of watch photography in the Instagram era

Aided by the social media boom, watch photography has never been more in the spotlight. Watch aficionados share photos of their timepieces from all possible angles. Meanwhile, brands post images of their new collections on a daily basis. Is this overkill or a stimulus for innovation?

Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Laurent Francois
6 min read
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Model of the new Swatch Group headquarters in Biel
Trend Forecaster
Watch brands think big

From the watchmaker's workbench to the architect's drawing board, it's a case of bigger, bolder, better as brands take the industry towards an ever more spectacular future.

Thursday, 15 August 2019
5 min read
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Pioneer Centre Seconds Funky Blue Black Edition © H. Moser & Cie
Trend Forecaster
Useful functions, anyone?

If there is one item not to leave off your holiday checklist (apart from your passport), it has to be a multi-function watch. From a GMT (in Bali) to a chrono (behind the wheel of a sports car), FHH Journal shares its pick of watches to suit every destination.

Thursday, 08 August 2019
5 min read
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