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Breguet Boutique & Museum Place Vendome 6
Exhibitions
A walk through two centuries of time at the Breguet Museum in Paris

Best known as the inventor of the tourbillon escapement for which he filed patent rights on June 26, 1801, Abraham-Louis Breguet was no less the creator of a number of other exceptional timekeeping devices and instruments.

Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Georges Kern (CEO Breitling) and Guillaume Canet © Wheels and Waves festival
News
Breitling's cool attitude

Breitling was at Wheels and Waves, the world motorcycle, surf and skate festival in Biarritz, for the launch of the Premier Wheels and Waves Limited Edition. Guests included surfer Jérémy Florès and actor-director Guillaume Canet.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019
The FHH Journal editors
1 min read
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Rallye des Princesses © Richard Mille
News
Richard Mille at the wheel of the 20th Rallye des Princesses

There is no other women's motorsport event like it: the Richard Mille Rallye des Princesses has completed its 20th edition after 1,700 kilometres through beautiful French countryside.

Monday, 17 June 2019
The FHH Journal editors
2 min read
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Bucherer store in Paris
Trend Forecaster
What women really want

The change is real. Progressively, increasingly, ladies are acquiring their own watches, often with a mechanical movement. An irreversible trend explained by Nathalie Célia Koch-Chevalier, General Manager of Bucherer France, hired in 2012 to open the Paris operation, the largest watch and jewellery store in Europe.

Thursday, 13 June 2019
Victoria Townsend
5 min read
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Arceau L'heure de la lune © Hermès
Events
Yes we Cannes

Since May 14th, the Cannes Film Festival has kept us on the edge of our seats. Will Sophie Marceau be the victim of yet another wardrobe malfunction? Will Roman Abramovitch get a parking fine for his yacht? Grab your popcorn and enjoy the last moments of glitz and glamour on the Croisette.

Thursday, 23 May 2019
5 min read
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London-Brexit
Economy
Watchmakers stockpile inventory ahead of Brexit

While Swiss watch exports to France are hampered by "yellow vest" protests, it's a very different picture in the United Kingdom where brands are building stocks ahead of the country's departure from the EU.

Monday, 06 May 2019
3 min read
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Economy
When it comes to luxury, vive la France!

Hermès and Kering have both reported record results for 2018, with no sign of a downturn whether in China or in the fourth quarter.

Monday, 18 February 2019
3 min read
Rotor handle © F.P.Journe
Events
François-Paul Journe: inventive and independent, with a heart of gold

Last December, François-Paul Journe was in Paris to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the F.P. Journe boutique. He was visibly pleased to be among friends, including some of his very first customers.

Thursday, 31 January 2019
Victoria Townsend
6 min read
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Breguet-portrait
Culture
When Paris eclipsed Geneva as a centre for watchmaking

The world equates watchmaking with Switzerland, so much so that it's hard to imagine it was ever any other way. And yet during the eighteenth century, horology's most brilliant minds descended on Paris, while Switzerland and Geneva had a reputation for "trinkets" and cheaper wares.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018
6 min read
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