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Vacheron Constantin

New York flagship © Vacheron Constantin
Economy
All eyes on the US

With Swiss watch exports to the United States rising 20% over the first five months of the year compared with 2019, the US has a lot to offer. Despite being a “difficult” market for Swiss brands to work in, it represents a welcome complement to China.

Monday, 28 June 2021
4 min read
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Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbing Mount Everest in 1953
Culture
In peak condition

Apart from brands such as Alpina or Montblanc that have a name to live up to, few watchmakers are convinced of the commercial potential of mountains. Which leaves Rolex with a clear route to the top.

Monday, 21 June 2021
6 min read
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American 1921 Pièce Unique (from 2021) and Heritage piece from 1921 © Vacheron Constantin
Watch Stories
Vacheron Constantin remakes history with the American 1921

For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021
4 min read
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Big Bang Millennial Pink © Hublot
Lifestyle
Time’s up for gendered watches

For women or for men, a watch is still a watch. As consumers reject traditional gender divides, more brands are emphasising why their watches can be worn by both sexes.

Friday, 14 May 2021
4 min read
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blockchain-diamant-cover
Economy
Diamond enters the blockchain

LVMH, Richemont and Prada have just announced the launch of the Aura blockchain. In the diamond sector, nanotechnology and blockchain-enabled solutions are emerging as the future of traceability.

Monday, 10 May 2021
4 min read
pink gold Overseas tourbillon © Vacheron Constantin
New Models
Vacheron Consantin Overseas tourbillon dressed in pink gold

After a steel version in 2019, the Overseas tourbillon model now appears attired in pink gold. A tourbillon, a blue lacquered dial with a sunburst satin finish and an interchangeable strap system accompany this material that is both refined and modern.

Friday, 30 April 2021
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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© Vacheron Constantin
Economy
Watch brands turn to blockchain

As discussed at one of the Watches and Wonders Geneva panels, blockchain technology is making inroads in the watch industry as a means of authentication that also opens up new possibilities for customer relations.

Monday, 26 April 2021
5 min read
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Oyster Perpetual Explorer © Rolex
Watches and Wonders
This sporting life at Watches and Wonders

The sports, or rather sports-style, watch stole the show at the Watches and Wonders Geneva digital fair.

Monday, 19 April 2021
4 min read
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Reverso Hybris Mechanica Calibre 185 © Jaeger-LeCoultre
Watches and Wonders
Reasons to be cheerful at Watches and Wonders

Helping us forget ongoing restrictions, the brands at Watches and Wonders unveiled an explosion of colour alongside calendar complications, our future travel companions.

Friday, 16 April 2021
6 min read
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