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The Swiss Luxury Watch Brand Unveils Bryant’s Signature Timepiece NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Named New Hublot Ambassador

(03/2013) Hublot, the Swiss luxury watch brand, is proud to announce that the Los Angeles Lakers’ star shooting guard, Kobe Bryant, is their newest ambassador. Bryant joins the ranks of elite Hublot athletes including fellow basketball star Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat, famed Olympian Usain Bolt and soccer legend Diego Maradona.

Longines Rising Ski Stars 2012/2013 Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault

(03/2013) As official timekeeper of the FIS Ski World Cup, Longines honored in Lenzerheide for the first time Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault with the “Longines Rising Ski Stars” award. The American and the French skiers are the most successful young female and male athletes taking part in the current season of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup.

OMEGA continued investment in the sport of golf Stacy Lewis, world's n°1 woman golfer, joins OMEGA

(03/2013) OMEGA announced today that Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked player in the world and current leader on the 2013 LPGA money list, has joined the brand’s impressive roster of ambassadors. Lewis won the 2013 HSBC Women’s Champions in February and, most recently, the 2013 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. With Sunday’s comeback win in Arizona, Lewis jumped from third to first in the world rankings, marking a true career milestone.

A Big Bang to benefit charity: water! Depeche Mode and Hublot – a fusion of talent and passion

(03/2013) In a special event held today in Berlin, Hublot and Depeche Mode announced a special charity partnership to benefit charity: water, a non-profit bringing safe drinking water to the developing world. Depeche Mode and Hublot have a history of joining forces to support charities.

The Pearl of European Rallies The IX Oris Rally Clásico Isla Mallorca

(03/2013) This year's rally, which took place from 14-16 March, just finished with a new record in participating cars. It also marks a return to the prestigious Puerto Portals, a glamorous marina with the perfect combination of sporting excellence and entertainment. The rally circuit itself takes in the stunning scenery of the local area, with winding roads and hairpin corners hemmed in by rugged cliff tops and beautiful ocean views.

New TV advertising campaign Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray and the Rado HyperChrome

(03/2013) Tennis superstar Andy Murray is the star of a new TV advertising campaign for pioneering Swiss watch brand Rado. A global ambassador for Rado since May 2012, Andy was on set in Miami on March 1st to take part in a shoot with the Rado HyperChrome – the watch he has worn since October 2012.

Fashion meets watches and jewellery Fashion at BASELWORLD 2013

(03/2013) At BASELWORLD from April 25 to May 2, 2013, fashion editors and trend spotters will have the opportunity to discover the new watch and jewellery collections launched by the most eminent players worldwide.

Cité du Temps at Geneva Interactive exhibition: Breguet l’innovateur. Inventeur du Tourbillon

(02/2013) From January 21st to February 24th 2013, Breguet is taking up quarters in Geneva’s Cité du Temps where it is to celebrate one of the most striking inventions in watchmaking history: the tourbillon. Through a didactic and interactive exhibition entitled “Breguet, the innovator. Inventor of the Tourbillon”, the House pays tribute to the discovery that undoubtedly symbolises its founder’s genius.

Hollywood Walk of Fame Longines Ambassador Simon Baker honored with own star

(02/2013) Longines, the famous Swiss watch company, proudly congratulates Longines Ambassador of Elegance and award-winning actor Simon Baker on receiving the 2,490th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, presented by The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. The Australian actor is well-known for the lead role in the television series The Mentalist as well as his roles in movies such as Margin Call.

A special event in the Egyptian Museum in Munich OMEGA premieres Planet Ocean in Germany

(02/2013) Planet Ocean, a 90-minute documentary film directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot in partnership with OMEGA, had its German premiere at a special event in the Egyptian Museum in Munich. In attendance was Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

A lot of celebrities joined the Event SIHH 2013: The IWC Race Night at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie

(01/2013) At the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva, IWC Schaffhausen hosted around 800 international guests and media representatives from around the globe for the launch of its new Ingenieur watches. The latest collection aptly expresses the spirit of the new partnership between the Schaffhausen watchmaker and the MERCEDES AMG PETRONASFormula One™ Team.

Crowned with success! The ARMIN STROM Tourbillon tour

(12/2012) From 25th October to 15th November 2012, ARMIN STROM jetted off on a world tour to present the Brand’s new ATC11 tourbillon movement. At presentations in Interlaken, Dubai, Singapore and Los Angeles, four different timepieces were unveiled, each exceptionally decorated and enclosed within a ‘Coffret Tourbillon’, strictly limited to four editions.

Debut at the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Masters Golf superstar Shanshan Feng is OMEGA’s newest ambassador

(12/2012) OMEGA is proud to announce that Chinese golfer Shanshan Feng has joined its family of brand ambassadors. She is part of a roster that already includes Greg Norman, Sergio Garcia and Michelle Wie. The young golfing star will make her brand ambassador debut tomorrow on Wednesday December 5th at the OMEGA Dubai Ladies Masters.

The China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition Breitling Teams fly high in China

(11/2012) Breitling has introduced its legendary aviation teams to China. Both the Breitling Jet Team and the Breitling Wingwalkers took part in the 9th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China 2012). Breitling is the official timekeeper of the event of which this year’s edition was held in Zhuhai, Guangdong, from November 13th to 18th. The breathtaking performances of the teams at the Airshow were one of the highlights of the "Breitling Dragon Tour".

The F1™ King Power Austin HUBLOT celebrates the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX

(10/2012) This year marks the grand return of Formula 1™ to the United States. The penultimate Grand Prix of the season will take place from the 16th to the 18th of November at the brand new "Circuit of The Americas" built in Austin, Texas.

A stop in Biel Armin Strom: Ian Williams Heads to the Manufacture

(10/2012) Straight after participating in the Alpari World Match Racing Tour in St. Moritz, on the highest level water circuit, the triple champion in the discipline, made a stop in Biel. In a watch Manufacture, where passion and the mastery of the minutest detail combine just as in sailing, to navigate towards success, the skipper was able to take a look at the different stages of the production of the ARMIN MANUAL WATER– Special Edition GAC Pindar Sailing Team.

A celebration of Aviation at Bex aerodrome Breitling: Jetman Shares the Skies with Iconic Spitfire

(09/2012) As part of a celebration of Aviation, Yves "Jetman" Rossy took to the skies with fellow "Breitling Flyer" pilot, Nigel Lamb in the renowned Spitfire MH434.  In this unique close-formation flight, the British iconic aircraft offered a stark contrast to the futuristic Jetwing, the cutting edge of Swiss innovation.

American basketball superstar, Reigning 2012 NBA Champion & Hublot Ambassador Dwyane Wade makes his first visit to Switzerland

(08/2012) Captain of 2012 NBA Champion Miami HEAT (having previously won the title in 2006 earning MVP Honors), Olympic gold medalist in Beijing, third player in history to score a triple-double in an NBA All-Star Game, basketball fund-raising pioneer for work with children – Dwyane Wade is a mega-star in the United States.

Timeless Design The all new Oris RAID 2012 Chronograph Limited Edition

(08/2012) Oris is the official time keeper and Watch Partner of the RAID Classic Car rallies. To celebrate the 22nd RAID Suisse-Paris, Oris has created the Oris RAID 2012 Chronograph Limited Edition. The design showcases the charming features of the winning car of the 2011 race, a 1942 Cadillac Series 62.

Exclusive residence for members and invited guests OMEGA House opens in the heart of Soho

(07/2012) OMEGA, the Official Timekeeper of the London 2012 Olympic Games opened its exclusive residence for members and invited guests on the 28th of July. The party to celebrate the opening welcomed actress and OMEGA brand ambassador Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban, along with a number of entertainment and sport personalities.

LANGE 1 TIME ZONE for the winner of this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Italian Design Classic Awarded with Saxon Watchmaking Art

(07/2012) This prize is more than a cup. Last weekend, David Cohen from Canada received his new gem from the hands of Wilhelm Schmid, CEO of the Saxon watch manufactory: a one-of-a-kind LANGE 1 TIME ZONE. Cohen received the award for his Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS 6th Series Coupé with a Figoni body of 1933.

Davis Love III is newest brand ambassador OMEGA to serve as Official Timekeeper at the 2012 Ryder Cup

(07/2012) OMEGA celebrated its role as Official Timekeeper for the 2012 Ryder Cup by announcing Team USA Captain Davis Love III as its newest brand ambassador yesterday in New York. Love joins golfing legend Greg Norman and high-profile professionals Sergio Garcia and Michelle Wie as a golf brand ambassador for the Swiss watchmaker.

Officially introduced at the Prix de Diane Longines Simon Baker appointed as Longines Ambassador

(06/2012) Swiss watchmaker Longines announces the appointment of Simon Baker as its new Ambassador of Elegance. The Australian actor is well-known for the lead role in the television series The Mentalist as well as his roles in movies such as Margin Call. Simon Baker personifies the core values of Longines and perfectly underlines the slogan "Elegance is an attitude".

Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot OMEGA presents Planet Ocean film in Rio

(06/2012) Planet Ocean, a movie directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot in partnership with OMEGA, has just been premiered at Earth Summit 2012 in Rio. The 90-minute documentary, which also draws on the talents of some of the world’s leading aerial and underwater cinematographers, oceanographers and biologists, was created to change the way people look at the oceans and to encourage them to imagine conservation and stewardship as responsibilities shared by everyone on Earth.

Baseball Legend Randy Johnson Ulysse Nardin introduces Baseball All-Star as Company’s Brand Ambassador

(06/2012) In a perfect pairing of sport and style, luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Ulysse Nardin, the leader in timepiece invention and innovation, announced Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson, one of the greatest pitchers ever to play America’s favorite pastime, as a company brand ambassador. Johnson will also be the first person in the United States to have an Ulysse Nardin timepiece made in his honor.

Looking for the champions of tomorrow Longines Future Tennis Aces 2012

(05/2012) As official partner for Roland-Garros, Longines is looking for the champions of tomorrow through the Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament. In line with its tradition, the brand strengthens its commitment to supporting youth through sport. This year, 16 girls will do their best to qualify for the final of this tournament and be lucky enough to take part in an exhibition match with tennis legend and Longines Ambassador of Elegance Stefanie Graf.

The Armin Racing Regulator by Timo Glock Timo Glock visited watch manufactory of Armin Strom

(05/2012) Timo Glock, ARMIN STROM Brand Ambassador, visited his F1 team sponsor’s watch manufactory in Biel and participated in a production workshop.  Timo learnt about the precision, technology and passion required and the importance of every small detail contributing to the watch’s final success – in fact, many aspects reminded him of Formula 1. His steady hands during the workshop seemed to indicate a natural watchmaking talent, even though he has no previous experience.

A fabulous flight! Yves «Jetman» Rossy soars over the Rio de Janeiro skyline

(05/2012) Yves “Jetman” Rossy once again pushed the boundaries of aviation by completing a fabulous flight above the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This airborne pioneer, who is the only man to fly with a rigid wing equipped with four jet engines, jumped out of a helicopter above the Rodrigo de Freitas Lake, before stabilizing the wing and heading full throttle north to fly around Corcovado Hill.

Hermann Goertz – Opening of Special Exhibition German Watch Museum Glashütte honors pioneer of watchmaking

(04/2012) On 19th April 2012, the special exhibition “Hermann Goertz – Precision Watchmaker and Cosmopolitan” was opened at the German Watch Museum Glashütte. The vernissage was attended by numerous guests of regional politics and business, representatives of the artistic and the cultural scene, time witnesses and honorary citizens of Glashütte, lenders of precious exhibits, watch aficionados and collectors from all over Germany, heads of partner museums and auction houses as well as representatives of the watchmaking companies of Glashütte.

703 feet freediving world record attempt on the Côte d’Azur THE FRENCH JOB: Bloggers wanted for job of their lifetime

(04/2012) Under the title of “The French Job”, Maurice Lacroix is looking for a team to follow diver Sébastien Murat’s freediving world record attempt of more than 703 feet beneath the sealevel over two weeks in June. The team will comprise four bloggers, who will cover the activities on the ground in English, German, Russian and Chinese, a video-blogger, a Wordpress expert, a personal assistant and a pool boy, and their job will be to report on Séb’s mission internationally.

King Power UEFA EURO 2012 Ukraine & Poland Hublot appointed Official Watches of UEFA EURO 2012

(03/2012) As Official Watch of the UEFA EURO 2012 ™, and also present on the referee board of the 14th UEFA European Football Championship, Hublot has chosen the Kyiv Olympic Stadium, an imposing 68,000-seater structure and the venue which will host several UEFA EURO 2012™ matches as well as the final scheduled for 1st July 2012, as the symbolic location for the unveiling of its two official UEFA EURO 2012™ watches.

A Tribute to the Legend and to Charity Under the hammer: The IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Edition Muhammad Ali

(03/2012) A unique timepiece from Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen went under the hammer last Saturday at Celebrity Fight Night. Having long been supported by The Greatest TM *, Muhammad Ali, the star-studded gala event was established to raise funds for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

Champion’s Diver – winners’ union BASELWORLD 2012: Evgeny Plushenko & Ulysse Nardin

(03/2012) The work of sportsmen and watchmakers has much in common: focus on the process, filigree performance, painstaking work and a serious approach to the matter. These similarities likely facilitated this collection of Ulysse Nardin. The entire team has been striving for the best result.  

Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Vacheron Constantin: CEO Juan Carlos Torre was awarded

(03/2012) During the preview of the “Masques à Démasquer” exhibition, held on Tuesday, February 21st at the Barbier-Mueller Museum in Geneva, the French Ambassador to Switzerland, in the name of the French Minister of Culture and Communication, appointed Juan Carlos Torres, CEO of the Manufacture Vacheron Constantin, a “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres” (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters).

A steadfast spirit of conquest Two Swiss symbols: CYRUS and Freddy Nock

(02/2012) Birds of a feather flock together... is one of the best-known proverbs, and it especially applies in this meeting of two Swiss symbols: Freddy Nock and CYRUS. Two independent entities, two strong characters, the same clear and long-lasting vision and a steadfast spirit of conquest.

Hublot pays tribute to its famed architect Oscar Niemeyer Hublot celebrates the capital Brasilia

(12/2011) Hublot, Official Timekeeper of the forthcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, is starting its countdown to the event by celebrating the country's capital, Brasilia, and paying tribute to its creator, Oscar Niemeyer. Architect of the futuristic city, symbol of modern Brazil, one of his country's most celebrated figures and recognised as one of the most well-known architects of the 20th century, Oscar Niemeyer has agreed, quite exceptionally, to work with Hublot.

Sharing ideas for a common destiny Girard-Perregaux and the Nobels Colloquia

(12/2011) The "Nobels Colloquia" event was created ten years ago, based on an original idea by Giovanni Battista Vescovo – founder of the Promostudio International consultancy agency and the late lamented Franco Modigliani who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1985 for his work on domestic savings and the financial markets.

The world’s first jet-powered man Jetman flies with the Breitling Jet Team

(12/2011) Another top-flight feat makes aviation history. After crossing the Channel, flying alongside two Boeing Stearman biplanes carrying the Breitling Wingwalkers, looping the loop around a hot-air balloon and hurtling across the sky over the Grand Canyon, Yves "Jetman" Rossy has shifted up yet another gear with a formation flight alongside two jets from the Breitling Jet Team.

Two prestigious names Audemars Piguet: Partnership with the Hofreitschule

(11/2011) On 16th October in Vienna, Audemars Piguet revealed its new partnership with the Hofreitschule, the Spanish riding school established in the Austrian city. For four centuries, this institution has remained the only one in the world to perpetuate classic equestrian art using the same, traditional rules.

The supermodel posed for a photo session Cindy Crawford opens the first OMEGA store in Buenos Aires

(11/2011) In keeping with the steady expansion and positioning of the Swiss luxury watch brand in Argentina, Cindy was accompanied by President of OMEGA Stephen Urquhart as she cut the inaugural ribbon, posed for pictures inside the new store and signed the case of an OMEGA Constellation watch. The supermodel has been an OMEGA Ambassador since 1995.

Nick Hayek welcomed his guests Opening of the Swatch Art Peace Hotel

(11/2011) Today the Swatch Art Peace Hotel was officially opened in Shanghai. Numerous officials representing Shanghai government authorities were on hand for the occasion, as was Mr. Nick Hayek, who welcomed his guests, Swatch Group Management, and fellow members of the Artist Selection Committee, Sri Francis Yeoh, François-Henri Pinault and Mikhail Kusnirovich.

A variety of highly creative offers! Frank M. Bürgin trades for a child’s smile!

(11/2011) It was a very unusual offer which the owner of the watch manufacturer Montres Charmex SA – Frank M. Bürgin – made the fans of TrustedWatch on Facebook. He offered two new luxury timepieces for barter. Within a very short time the first offers came in and the fans of TrustedWatch proved to be more than just creative: an African spear, pictures of kids, a cake and a surprise package were among the offers.

Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City Freak Diavolo of Ulysse Nardin awarded

(10/2011) On the occasion of the closing ceremony dinner of the fifth edition of the Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria (SIAR), the Tiempo de Relojes 2011 award ceremony took place in the gardens of the Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City. Ulysse Nardin obtained the Premio Especial Tiempo de Relojes for its masterpiece Freak Diavolo, marking the tenth anniversary of the watch which introduced silicon to the watchmaking world.

Congratulations, Sergio! Sergio Garcia wins Castelló Masters

(10/2011) OMEGA’s long-time friend and brand ambassador won a decisive victory at the Castelló Masters on the Club de Campo del Mediterráneo course where he was club champion at 12. For Sergio Garcia, there’s no place like home.

A long term commitment Longines and Alpine Ski

(10/2011) Longines, the well known Swiss watch brand, will continue to ensure precision in sports timing at the disposal of world-class skiing. As the official timekeeper for the World Cup Alpine ski competitions and the Alpine World Ski Championships organized by the International Ski Federation (FIS), Longines will be present on the slopes within a long term commitment.

His contributions to watchmaking will never be forgotten Master watchmaker Dr. George Daniels died

(10/2011) The master watchmaker Dr. George Daniels CBE died on Friday 21 October 2011 at his home on the Isle of Man. Dr. Daniels had worked in his profession for more than sixty years and in the course of his life was presented with more honours than any other horologist.

Brightest Canadian driving talent ARMIN STROM supports Robert Wickens

(10/2011) As Official Timing Partner for the Marussia Virgin Racing Formula One team, the Swiss watch manufacturer Armin Strom is supporting and assisting new emerging talents like Robert Wickens who is recognised as being the brightest Canadian driving talent for two decades and on the right trajectory to Formula One.

Spectacular flight above the Lake Lucerne The Breitling fleet flies in formation

(10/2011) A spectacular flight above the Lake Lucerne, at the heart of Switzerland, featured a gathering of the essential components of the Breitling “fleet”, with the seven L-39C Albatros planes composing the fabulous Breitling Jet Team (the world’s largest civilian aerobatics team flying on jets).

31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2011 Delphine Ledoux receives the Longines Prize for Elegance in Montpellier

(09/2011) Longines, official timekeeper and data handler at the 31st Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships 2011, is pleased to announce that the Longines Prize for Elegance has been given to the French Delphine Ledoux. This award decorates the athlete having demonstrated the most remarkable elegance in the course of an international competition at world level.

Legendary F1 Driver Stefan Johansson introduces Carbon Fiber Limited Edition Timepieces

(09/2011) Test it in “real time,” he did. Stefan Johansson brought his revolutionary new carbon fiber designs to the famed Spa Francorchamps track to be worn by he and his teammates at the recent “Total 24HRS of SPA” race in Belgium. The watches passed the ultimate test with flying colors withstanding the vibrations of the steering wheel while negotiating almost 10,000 corners as well as 20,000 gearshifts throughout the 24 hours and over 2,000 miles of track.

A dynamic twist on a great winter sport Monobob, with exclusive support from OMEGA

(09/2011) Monobob competitions will, as the name suggests, feature sleek one-person bobs. The new sport is accessible both to men and women and it allows athletes to train alone so they don't have to coordinate their schedules with colleagues. And at around 2.30 metres in length, the Monobob is also quite light, weighing only around 130 kilograms. On the track, it can reach speeds of up to 120 km/hour and can exert a gravitational force of three Gs!

The Monaco 2011 Executive Dual Time Limited Edition Ulysse Nardin Sponsors 2011 Monaco Yacht Show

(09/2011) An icon in high horology, particularly in its historic relationship with marine navigation, Ulysse Nardin is pleased, once again, to partake in this unsurpassed event that attracts a global community of yachting authorities and enthusiasts.

An aerial portrait of our planet - toward a sustainable development OMEGA unveils EARTH FROM ABOVE by Yann Arthus-Bertrand

(09/2011) OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart and the photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand made their appearance in the press conference and share their concern about environmental issues and sustainable development and the common concept that each individual should take action for the planet.

La Biennale di Venezia 68th Venice International Film Festival Al Pacino and Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award

(09/2011) Legendary American actor and director Al Pacino is the recipient of the Jaeger-Le Coultre Glory to the Filmmaker 2011 Award, a prize of the Venice International Film Festival (organized by the Biennale di Venezia), created in collaboration with Jaeger-Le Coultre, and dedicated to an artist who has left an original mark on contemporary cinema.

Longines Grosser Preis von Baden 2011 Successful debut of Longines as title sponsor at the Iffezheim racecourse

(09/2011) Longines, the Swiss watchmaking brand with a long and illustrious history, can be proud of its successful debut as title sponsor at the Iffezheim racecourse. On Sunday, elegance and high-level performances were on full view during the internationally renowned Grosse Preis von Baden, the most important event on Germany’s racing calendar. The 2011 Longines Grosse Preis von Baden was won by the German Andrasch Starke on Danedream.

The Kidz Horizon Appeal charity ball A LANGE ZEITWERK for kids raises money for charity

(09/2011) At this year’s The Kidz Horizon Appeal charity ball on 27 August 2011, a piece unique LANGE ZEITWERK in white gold with a grey dial was auctioned off for 138,000 Singapore Dollars (approximately 80,000 Euros), well above the retail price of a regular LANGE ZEITWERK. Proceeds from this auction will go towards helping children suffering from chronic diseases such as cancer or HIV.

The Grande Maison celebrates a passionate encounter with art at the Mostra Jaeger-LeCoultre presents its most exquisite creations in Venice

(08/2011) From August 31st to September 10th, 2011 on the occasion of the 68th Venice International Film Festival organized by the Biennale di Venezia, the famous “Mostra” which Jaeger-LeCoultre has been sponsoring for seven consecutive years, the brand unveils its dream cast of exceptional watchmaking creations.

Real watches for real people Nicholas Tse becomes new ORIS Ambassador

(08/2011) ORIS has launched its latest collaboration with the famous Hong Kong artist and entrepreneur Nicholas Tse. As a devoted supporter of ORIS, Nicholas Tse was especially invited to present the Oris Artix collection. Throughout his professional life, Nicholas has shown passion for the roles he has undertaken, not only as a singer but also as an actor, composer, director and producer.

Reverso for Emergency Jaeger-LeCoultre helps the Salam Centre

(08/2011) From August 31st to September 10th, 2011 on the occasion of the 68th Venice International Film Festival organised by the Biennale di Venezia, the famous “Mostra” which Jaeger-LeCoultre has been sponsoring for seven consecutive years, the Grande Maison will be actively involved in all the highlights of the event, adorning the stars with its finest creations.

Time for the classics Armin Strom at the 2011 Menuhin Festival

(08/2011) For more than half a century the Menuhin Festival has been attracting countless thousands of music lovers to summery Saanenland. Founded in the year 1957 by Lord Yehudi Menuhin, the concert series today ranks among Switzerland’s most important classical events. With a diversified portfolio of national and international stars from the classical music scene, the festival in the Bernese Oberland enjoys worldwide acclaim.

68th Venice International Film Festival A Reverso watch for the Best Film, the Golden Lion Award and Best Actress and Best Actor

(08/2011) The art of making time stand still, of sublimating the moment, of giving life to a work that is unique because it is fashioned by the human hand. The art of revealing an artist’s unique vision of time. Film-maker, watchmaker, actor, gemsetter… each artist is an artisan of emotions. Every year Jaeger-LeCoultre pays tribute to the talent of these creators of wonderment.

A film about Earth's oceans OMEGA supports Yann Arthus-Bertrand and GoodPlanet

(08/2011) OMEGA has commissioned environmental activist, photographer and filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand to produce and direct a film about the Earth's oceans, serving both to remind viewers of these natural beauties that cover two-thirds of the planet's surface and to raise the awareness of what can be done to protect them.

Unique Senator Chronometer Only Watch 2011: Glashütte Original dedicates one of a kind for a good cause

(08/2011) On September 23, 2011, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous charity watch auction ONLY WATCH. Within the fourth edition of the World’s first luxury watch charity auction, 40 watch brands will donate a unique timepiece to collect money to find a cure against Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Official partner and timekeeper The Longines Royal International Horse Show in Hickstead

(08/2011) Kent Farrington from the USA won the prestigious Longines King George V Gold Cup on his debut at The Longines Royal International Horse show. He withstood tough competition from runner-up and three-time Gold Cup winner Robert Smith (GBR) on Talan and Leon Thijssen (NED) on Tyson who came in third.

Legendary rallye-pilots in legendary cars Pure Racing at the Chopard Grand Prix

(08/2011) Blue sky and sunshine were attracting thousands of spectators to see the Chopard Grand Prix, a demonstration of former Formula 1 race cars, driven by Formula 1 “legends”. Nigel Mansell, for his first time at the Ennstal-Classic, was piloting a Porsche 908 / 3 race prototype of the year 1970, Sir Stirling Moss was demonstrating a Ferrari 750 Monza race car.

One Year to Go OMEGA's London 2012 Countdown Clock

(08/2011) The OMEGA Countdown Clock in Greenwich has been unveiled in time to celebrate "One Year to Go" to the start of the Games on the 27th July 2011. Time has written a large part of the long and fascinating history of Greenwich, England. The Royal Observatory Greenwich, home of the Prime Meridian of the World (0° longitude) and of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), is located there.

Come Together for a Night of Fashion and Charity Hublot and Manchester United

(07/2011) On Monday, July 25, Hublot and legendary soccer club Manchester United teamed up for an elegant evening, in aid of the Manchester United Foundation. During their five city US tour Manchester United attended the dinner at the iconic Cipriani Wall Street, all the players including Chicharito, Michael Owen, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand, Nani and manager Sir Alex Ferguson participated in the „Art of Fusion Fashion Show‟ showing off the latest timepieces from Hublot.

Only Watch 2011 Protected by two patents: Hermès Arceau Le Temps Suspendu

(07/2011) The Arceau Le Temps suspendu watch conceals time and erases it from the dial whilst continuing to register its ceaseless march. This new horological complication developed exclusively for Hermès is a world first. Behind a simple and playful gesture lies a sophisticated mechanism capable of making the user forget time via a subtle play of cams, pinions and segments. The mechanics behind the illusion are created by an additional module enabling automatic and spontaneous alternation between suspended time and standard time.

The 19-year-old South African swimming sensation Chad Le Clos is OMEGA's new swimming ambassador

(07/2011) Chad Le Clos, the 19-year-old South African swimming sensation, has joined OMEGA's family of brand ambassadors. Chad made a strong impression on OMEGA at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010 when he collected five medals. In the same year he claimed gold in the 200-metre butterfly and the 400-metre individual medley at the Commonwealth Games, setting Games records in both events. At the FINA World Short Course Championships in 2010, he won the gold medal in the 200-metre butterfly.

The Excellence Run stops at the La Neuvaz alpine Jean-Claude Biver`s and his artisan cheese farm

(07/2011) Tradition, savoir-faire and passion are the three words that immediately convinced Hublot to become involved in the first edition of the Excellence Run designed to pay tribute to the Compagnons du Devoir (organisation of craftsmen and artisans), heirs to a unique savoir-faire, and to uncover the riches of an exceptional craft heritage.

Michael Phelps: OMEGA’s quintessential ambassador

(07/2011) Since 2004, Michael Phelps has brought a human face to the values of OMEGA and his enormous international popularity and success continue to bring instant worldwide recognition to the brand. Michael was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and started swimming at the age of seven, in part due to the influence of his sisters who were also swimmers.

A new vision of time and art Vacheron Constantin Dove watch – one-of-a-kind creation for Only Watch 2011

(07/2011) This model embodies an exceptional association of the famous Métiers d’Art cultivated within the Manufacture Vacheron Constantin: engraver, enameller, gemsetter and guillocher are working together to create this unique magnificent watch, especially developed for Only Watch. Inspired by the technique of repetitive tiling designs known as tessellation, this “Métiers d’Art – Perspectives d’Art” watch invites observers to explore a reality that plays with human perception.

Only Watch 2011 Children’s dreams soar free on an enchanted MB&F HM4

(07/2011) MB&F returns to the Only Watch charity auction with another emotionally charged piece, this time in collaboration with Chinese artist, Huang Hankang. The HM4 Only Watch featuring a miniature flying panda bear is a magical synthesis of children's dreams and cutting-edge haute horlogerie.

Longstanding tradition of precision timekeeping Hanhart - At the Races!

(07/2011) Motorsport has been synonymous with the Hanhart name for decades. Its active involvement in major vintage car rallies and its sponsorship of selected events in this field reinforce the brand’s longstanding tradition of precision timekeeping in motorsport.

ONLY WATCH 2011 A unique piece of Breguet

(07/2011) Breguet presents a unique creation specially made for Only Watch 11. A patented music box-type mechanism enables this one-of-a-kind white gold Réveil Musical watch to play an equally unique tune, “Castle in the sky”, either on demand or at a pre-set time.

One-off piece Hublot for Only Watch 2011

(07/2011) It is a symbolic watch. The 4000 m watch. A watch developed for pushing the limits of what is rational and possible. It has taken 18 months of research, development and testing to present the Oceanographic 4000, a watch which can be worn on dives to depths of 4,000 metres, under extreme pressure - an exceptional technical achievement.

A symbolic timepiece rich in symbols BOVET Only Watch 2011

(07/2011) BOVET has historically shown particular support for charities related to causes aiding suffering children. In keep with this precept, BOVET will be participating in the third Only Watch auction for Duchenne Muscular Distrophy Research. For September 2011, BOVET will bestow a timepiece created specifi cally for this occasion. It will reveal its uniqueness by a traditional artisan engraving decoration in line with the identity of BOVET and the message of hope that Pascal Raffy wishes to transmit.

A specially created model for sailing sports Armin Strom presents Regulator with shipbuilding technology

(06/2011) A unique sponsoring event organised by the watch manufacturer, Armin Strom, and its partner, Marazzi Sailing, took place on 23 June, in the special atmosphere of the Bernese castle in Gümligen. A miniature sailing regatta was organised, in keeping with the theme of the exclusive occasion. The replica model boats, which raced in the exciting competition, in the castle’s indoor pool, were barely a metre long.

Official Timekeeper of FIFA World Cup Hublot supports Steve Nash’s Showdown in Chinatown

(06/2011) Hublot, the luxury Swiss brand that brings the "Art of Fusion" to watchmaking, was proud to support the anticipated Showdown in Chinatown soccer sensation with Steve Nash on Wednesday, June 22nd in New York City’s Sarah D. Roosevelt Park. As the Official Timekeeper of the FIFA World Cup and proud to support the next 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Hublot was excited to be a part of Showdown in Chinatown.

Stylish Watch Statement Spartacus wearing an Armin Strom

(06/2011) The internationally famous choreographer and Actor, Vlastimil Harapes, is wearing a hand-skeletonized and hand-engraved wristwatch from the Master Watchmaker Armin Strom. The Biel manufacturer has equipped the stage star, well-known for his role as Spartacus, with an exclusive Blue Chip Automatic Skeleton.

Luxury watchmaking meets medical research Jaquet Droz Supports The Only Watch 2011 Charity Auction

(06/2011) For the Only Watch 2011 charity auction, Jaquet Droz will be unveiling a unique Petite Heure Minute model while lending its support to research on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, led by the Monegasque Association against Myopathies. The 21st Monaco Yacht Show, attended by luxury yacht aficionados from all over the world, will run from September 21 to 24, 2011 in Monaco

A watch for Kids A. Lange & Söhne is to make a unique awatch für Charity Ball

(06/2011) A. Lange & Söhne is to make a unique version of their LANGE ZEITWERK in white gold with a grey dial for this year's Kidz Horizon Charity Ball in Singapore, a first for the brand in Asia. In August 2009, Duncan Wang, an American Chinese businessman and watch collector passed away at the age of 44 years. His parents and his friends in Singapore found a fitting way to remember him, based on the two things that he was most passionate about – watches and charities.

Wonderful party Frédérique Constant Group proudly celebrates Fifth Anniversary of its Manufacture Building

(06/2011) Last Thursday, June 16th, 2011, the Frédérique Constant Group celebrated the 5th Anniversary of its Manufacture in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva. The wonderful party, which took place in various tents in front of the Manufacture was attended by over 300 guests from around the globe.
Distributors, Retailers, Brand Ambassadors, Members of the Press, Friends and the company’s Staff enjoyed a great night-long party, to celebrate the great success achieved by the Brands that the group consists of today: Frédérique Constant SA, Alpina Watch International SA and Ateliers deMonaco SA.

Only Watch 2011 charity auction A unique timepiece: Maurice Lacroix Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde

(06/2011) For the fourth time in Monaco, unique watches will be sold at a charity auction for the benefit of the Monaco Association against Muscular Dystrophy – an institution for the treatment of children with muscular dystrophy. Maurice Lacroix is honored to present the Masterpiece Roue Carrée Seconde, the unique timepiece created and donated for this year’s Only Watch 2011 auction to be held on September 22, 2011.

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