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Zenith

Defy El Primero Fusée Tourbillon © Zenith
New Models
Defy El Primero Fusée Tourbillon

The Le Locle firm has integrated a fusee-chain constant force mechanism into its El Primero 4805 SK tourbillon calibre, inside the three-dimensional architecture of the Defy with versions in carbon and platinum.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Roy WANG, Chopard ambassador
Culture
China's fan economy

As the most digital-oriented luxury market in the world, China is a whole other story for fine watch brands. Young consumers get most of their information from social platforms such as Weibo or WeChat, making it hard for brands to reach them directly. This has produced the so-called “fan economy”.

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Shining Zhu
4 min read
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Lifestyle © Montblanc
Trend Forecaster
10 bronze watches for the summer

Even without sun, you can still be bronzed. Simply wear a watch in the latest must-have metal. Choosing a bronze watch is to choose the unpredictable (oxidation) over the conventional (gold), to prefer Danny Wilde over Brett Sinclair, and to rally behind climate activist Greta Thunberg and her message to Make Green Great Again.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019
5 min read
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TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 11
Culture
Sold out? Try China!

Like anywhere else, China's watch enthusiasts have their favourites. Patek Philippe's Nautilus Ref. 5711, the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15202, and pretty much anything by Richard Mille or Rolex have proved hugely popular these past four to five years. In contrast, models that sell well in other countries don't always appeal.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Shining Zhu
3 min read
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Defy Double Tourbillon © Zenith
Baselworld
Tourbillons keep on spinning

If there could only be one, chances are this would be it. Among the smaller crop of complications at Baselworld, the tourbillon still reigns supreme. A delight to observe, technical, scientific even, this type of regulator continues to offer brands an excellent means to demonstrate their expertise.

Friday, 12 April 2019
5 min read
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Pilot Type 20 Extra Special Silver © Zenith
New Models
An "extra-special" Pilot Type 20 from Zenith

Zenith has chosen its iconic Pilot line for its very first silver case, presented as a limited edition of 250 pieces.

Friday, 05 April 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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J12 © Chanel
Baselworld
Brands play safe at Baselworld

There was a time when visitors came to Baselworld expecting to be dazzled. But those days are gone. Exhibitors at this year's fair presented collections that were solidly grounded but lacking star quality. It was left to the independents to keep the flame of creativity burning.

Tuesday, 02 April 2019
6 min read
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Defy El Primero 21 Carbon © Zenith
Baselworld
Tempo majestuoso for the chrono

Watchmaking has many registers and so does the chronograph. Performance-focused or a lesson in elegance, innovative or traditional, a record-breaker or a design delight, chronographs were all over Baselworld 2019.

Monday, 01 April 2019
4 min read
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Aviator 8 Curtiss Warhawk © Breitling
Baselworld
10 green watches to enjoy in 2019

Olive, khaki, bottle or forest, shiny or mat, last year saw a first wave of green dials. A look around the latest Baselworld confirms the trend. So is green the new blue?

Friday, 29 March 2019
4 min read
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