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Patek Philippe

Personalised engraving Reverso © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Trend Forecaster
Customisation, one step at a time

It starts with the strap and ends with the full-blown experience of a bespoke timepiece. Personalising a watch has no other limit than the amount you're willing (or able) to spend.

Friday, 10 April 2020
5 min read
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Swiss watches: retail market shares by brand in 2019
Economy
Mega-brands drive the watchmaking market

Released mid-March, the third Morgan Stanley report, in collaboration with LuxeConsult, on the Swiss watch market shows that out of some 350 brands, the bulk of growth in 2019 came from the seven whose turnover exceeds CHF 1 billion. The analysis also highlights the outperformance of privately owned brands.

Monday, 30 March 2020
4 min read
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RM 52-05 Tourbillon Pharrell Williams © Richard Mille
Culture
Hip-hop's most namechecked watch brands

Luxury and music have always gone together, from the clothes artists wear to the cars they drive or the watches that shine on their wrists. We look at which brands get the most namechecks and the trendsetters behind them.

Friday, 27 March 2020
Hope Frost
5 min read
eBay-cover
Economy
Luxury watch sales take off on eBay

A watch changes hands every five seconds on eBay. The platform has become so successful as a marketplace for pre-owned luxury timepieces, it has published its own 2020 Luxury Watch Report.

Monday, 16 March 2020
3 min read
Reverso Tribute Small Seconds © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Economy
Watches that are an antidote to the crisis

The strong growth and healthy earnings projection from Watches of Switzerland, the world's second-largest retailer, offer a ray of sunshine.

Monday, 09 March 2020
4 min read
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Streamliner Flyback Chronograph Automatic © H. Moser & Cie
Trend Forecaster
Integrated bracelets: the strongest link

Back in the early 1970s, design legend Gérald Genta put pencil to paper and imagined the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak. The sports-luxe watch was born. Some fifty years later, this hybrid aesthetic is as popular as ever, as confirmed by these ten recent releases that fuse case and bracelet into one.

Friday, 14 February 2020
4 min read
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2019 New York Game Changer Watches Auction
News
Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master sold for $1.95 million

After over 20 minutes of bidding from collectors across 3 continents, underscoring the enduring legacy of the most iconic actor of the 20th century, Marlon Brando’s Rolex GMT-Master reference 1675 sold for $1,952,000.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Brexit-cover
Economy
How Brexit is impacting watch sales

Concerns over trade in a post-Brexit Britain haven't prevented the UK market from performing well these past months, aided by sterling's weakness. As the country heads towards its latest deadline, watch brands are making sure they are prepared for every outcome, including a no-deal scenario.

Monday, 09 December 2019
Fanny Nicolet
3 min read
Rolex GMT Master-II, Breitling 765 CP,
Events
Determining The Value Of A Timepiece

To mark the second breakfast meeting held at the Bucherer Gallery in Geneva under the auspices of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, a new group of enthusiasts gathered to debate the concept of value in the current watchmaking scene. Once again, the lessons learned were many and varied.

Tuesday, 03 December 2019
Benjamin Teisseire / Watchonista
5 min read
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