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Chiffre Rouge, 10 years of mystery

— There are masculine watches and designer watches and Dior’s Chiffre Rouge sits squarely between the two. Snapshot of a discreet decade of existence that has had a powerful impact.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Dior Chiffre Rouge 2004
Patek Philippe World Time Moon

Patek Phillipe

World Time Moon

— From the earth to the moon in 24 hours.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Longines Conquest 1/100th Horse Racing


Conquest 1/100th Horse Racing

— The creation of this model sees the brand continue its long tradition as a timekeeper for equestrian sports and pays homage to all those passionate about flat racing.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Jo Siffert et l'Autavia

TAG Heuer

Jo Siffert and the coolest watch

— Today marks the 43rd anniversary of Jo Siffert’s death on a tragic racing accident. The Swiss pilot was tied to the first watch sponsorship in Formula 1 and to one of the coolest chronographs ever – the 1969 Autavia, whose 2002 reedition became a case study.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Skeleton Pure Water © Armin Strom

Armin Strom

Skeleton Pure, Water and Fire

— The new Skeleton Pure eliminates anything extraneous from the bare caliber and highlights the layered construction of the movement by colorizing the essential components.
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Ralph Lauren Automative Chronoograph

Ralph Lauren

Automotive Chronograph

— A timepiece inspired by the legendary 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Spindrift 2, aux couleurs de Zenith


Route du Rhum

— Yann Guichard is about to sail the Route du Rhum transatlantic regatta single-handed aboard Spindrift 2, bearing the colours of Zenith.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Pedro Almodovar


Lumière Award 2014

— The brand celebrates Pedro Almódovar.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Le Bal des Fleurs © Breguet


The Flower Ball

— In association with Breguet, the 2014 Russia Cultural Week was marked by an unique fashion show.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Chopard certification Fondation Qualité Fleurier


Video. Manufactured 100% in Switzerland

— The Fleurier Quality Foundation label is the most demanding of all watch certifications.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Exposition Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

Exhibition in Geneva and live streaming on WorldTempus

— From today, the 72 watches pre-selected by the GPHG jury 2014 are on show in Geneva. The prize-giving ceremony, of which the 14th edition will take place on October 31st 2014, will be broadcast live and in English on WorldTempus.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Backes & Strauss CEO Vartkess Knadjian

Backes & Strauss

An autumn full of new launches

— Backes & Strauss CEO Vartkess Knadjian talks about a number of exciting new products that the brand is launching this autumn.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Crazy Skull S02, or gris et diamants blancs, © de Grisogono

de Grisogono

Crazy Skull

— A piece of watchmaking and jewellery, the “Crazy Skull” celebrates life in the most irreverent and playful way.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
  • Thumbnail Ateliers Louis Moinet, à Saint-Blaise © Louis Moinet

    Louis Moinet

    The Ateliers turn ten

    — The progress made by this fully-independent firm in ten years has exceeded all expectations. A major milestone came in 2013, when the maison revealed it was...
    OCTOBER 22, 2014
  • Thumbnail Corum Heritage Ingot


    Heritage Ingot

    — This watch, whose dial is composed of an authentic 15-gram ingot in 3N 24K yellow gold, pays tribute to an iconic 1970s model.
    OCTOBER 22, 2014
  • Thumbnail Aluminium


    Aluminium: not always the ‘softie’ some may think

    — Aluminium is a light but soft metal that has earned a significant place in the watch industry through a series of smart chemical modifications. Portrait of a...
    OCTOBER 22, 2014

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Definition of the day


A catch that can be operated from the outside of a watch case to trigger a mechanism, to set the hands, for example.