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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
Backes & Strauss CEO Vartkess Knadjian
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
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

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

Girard-Perregaux

Lumière Award 2014

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

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

Chopard

Video. Manufactured 100% in Switzerland

— The Fleurier Quality Foundation label is the most demanding of all watch certifications.
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Venturer Small Seconds Bucherer Edition © H.Moser & Cie

H. Moser & Cie

Venturer Small Seconds Bucherer Edition

— H. Moser & Cie. pays tribute to Bucherer with this timepiece featuring a blue dial and an exclusive balance wheel and hairspring.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Chef

Gastronomy

Chef hats off to watchmakers!

— It’s a fairly recent trend. After sport, movies and music, certain watchmakers are feeding their marketing strategies with friendships and partnerships from the world of gastronomy.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Longines FEI World Cup Jumping 2014/2015

Longines

Longines FEI World Cup Jumping 2014/2015

— The brand is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the series for the second year running.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Campagne publicitaire Meisterstuck avec Hugh Jackman © Montblanc

Montblanc

Video. Hugh Jackman in Meisterstück print campaign

— Enjoy exclusive impressions of the production of the print campaign, with Hugh Jackman.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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 heir to the invention of the chronograph – with a watch dating back to 1816.
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Corum Heritage Ingot

Corum

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

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Definition of the day

Hinge-pin,

A component of a wristwatch case which is soldered to the case middle and designed for fastening the strap. It can be either hollow or solid and comes in a wide variety of shapes.