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Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

Chronographs: Three of the best

— An overview of three outstanding chronographs submitted for consideration in this year’s competition.
AUGUST 23, 2014
Chronographs from De Bethune, TAG Heuer and Zenith among others are competing in the 2014 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix
Harry Winston Avenue C Mini Lily Cluster

Harry Winston

Avenue collection

— The Avenue C Lily Cluster is an ode to nature.
AUGUST 23, 2014
Dani Pedrosa


26th victory for Dani Pedrosa

— The number 26 secured his 26th victory in the Czech Republic.
AUGUST 23, 2014
D de Dior Alligator


La D de Dior Alligator

— A collection available in the three colours of gold.
AUGUST 22, 2014
de Grisogono, DeLaneau, Louis Vuitton, Chaumet, Chopard

Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

Ladies' High-Mech

— We present a selection of bejeweled tourbillon models competing in the ladies’ high-mech category at this year’s Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix.
AUGUST 22, 2014
Walter von Känel, CEO of Longines with Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber


New Ambassadors

— Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber appointed Longines Ambassadors of Elegance.
AUGUST 22, 2014
6 colourful men's watches for the summer

Summer watches

6 colourful men's watches for the summer

— From the throbbing fluorescence of a discotheque to the hushed calm of a cigar room, considered use of colour in watches means that there will always be a timepiece suitable for the most varied of settings, as these hand-picked models from Bell&Ross, Hamilton, H. Moser & Cie., Hysek, HYT and L. Leroy demonstrate.
AUGUST 21, 2014
Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW Acier

Jaquet Droz

Grande Seconde SW Steel

— The subtle mix of cool elegance.
AUGUST 21, 2014
Emirates Airline Foundation

Roger Dubuis

Video. Emirates Foundation with Roger Dubuis for the "Time for Change" initiative

— Roger Dubuis joins forces with Emirates Airline in initiative to improve children's lives.
AUGUST 21, 2014
Greubel Forsey, Corum, julien Coudray, DeLaneau, Chanel, Bovet 1822

Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

Artistic crafts

— The 23 watches competing this year in the Artistic Crafts category represent brands traditionally linked to the world of artistic artisanship, along with a few less expected names.
AUGUST 20, 2014
HH Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the GPHG 2013 Exhibition,Dubai with Carlo Lamprecht, and Carine Maillard

Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

"More than 240 watches submitted this year"

— Carlo Lamprecht and Carine Maillard, President and Director of the Foundation of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix, present the changes for the 2014 edition and are delighted at the record number of watches in the competition.
AUGUST 20, 2014
Jacob & Co - Palatial Five Time Zone

Jacob & Co

Palatial Five Time Zone

— This new collection from Jacob & Co. displays five time zones at a glance.
AUGUST 20, 2014


What makes a Hermès leather watch strap so special?

— As a company steeped in the tradition of fine leatherwork, Hermès is recognized for the superior quality of its leather watch straps, which are produced entirely in-house at the company’s workshop in Brügg on the outskirts of Bienne.
AUGUST 19, 2014
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    Frédérique Constant

    10 Years Heart Beat Manufacture Celebration

    — Frédérique Constant Genève celebrates the 10th anniversary of its in-house movements with the new FC-942 Silicium calibre and two new models in the Manufacture...
    AUGUST 17, 2014
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    Richard Mille

    RM 61-01 Yohan Blake

    — The RM 61-01 Yohan Blake takes all of its cues from the RM 59-01 tourbillon launched last year for the Olympic medalist and 2nd fastest man over 100m and 200m.
    AUGUST 17, 2014
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    Ralph Lauren

    Video. The Art of Enameling

    — Only two Ralph Lauren watches have been made using a technique that dates back to the 17th century. Explore the craftsmanship behind the Ralph Lauren Stirrup...
    AUGUST 17, 2014

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Having the same axis: the coaxial movement of the hour and minute hands means that they move around the same axis.