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Veronica Varekova New ambassador for Hublot and the African Wildlife Foundation

(02/2010) Today in New York, Hublot is very proud to present Veronica Varekova, ambassador for the African Wildlife Foundation. This talented and dynamic woman will embody the feminine expression of Hublot's spirit. The top model and the watch brand share the same values, which they wish to promote together.

New advertising campaign John Travolta flies Breitling for the 6th straight year

(02/2010) The «star pilot» John Travolta, a keen aviation enthusiast with over 5,000 flight hours under his belt and who is certified on eight different types of aircraft, is reaffirming in 2010 his longstanding affinities with the brand symbolized by the winged B. He will in particular be featured in a Breitling advertising campaign, through a new visual created – like the previous ones - by American photographer Patricia von Ah.

The Abu Dhabi Chronometer Ulysse Nardin: Sponsor of Abu Dhabi Yacht Show 2010

(02/2010) Ulysse Nardin has been chosen as a sponsor of the prestigious Abu Dhabi Yacht Show 2010. An exclusive limited Edition watch named “Abu Dhabi Yacht Show” created by Ulysse Nardin pays homage to the company’s history related to the vast open seas since 1846 and to the modern City of Abu Dhabi located at the waterfront of the Persian Gulf.

Young cross-country skier Hublot's new ambassador: Dario Cologna

(01/2010) Hublot's new ambassador, the Swiss cross-country skier Dario Cologna, has every chance of reaching the podium at the next Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Dario had a fantastic year in 2009, winning the "Tour de ski" - he is the first Swiss skier to claim this victory - and the overall ranking for the World Cup.

Film starring Jean Reno IWC celebrated the relaunch of its Portuguese family at the SIHH

(01/2010) The Swiss watchmaking company IWC Schaffhausen celebrated its new Portuguese watch collection on the occasion of the SIHH in Geneva amidst a setting inspired by typical yacht design features. Prominent guests joined invited business partners for the “IWC Dinner” at the Espace Sécheron, where they were enthused by the premiere of the IWC product film starring Hollywood actor Jean Reno.

Association Hublot and the the Swiss Alinghi team

(01/2010) Today in Geneva, Hublot's CEO Jean-Claude Biver, side by side with Ernesto Bertarelli, the president of Alinghi, unveiled the chronograph sporting the colours of the Swiss Defender of the 33rd America’s Cup. Swiss Made expertise was the toast of the hour this evening on the shores of Lake Geneva, as the exclusive, limited edition Hublot "King Power Alinghi" watch made its debut.

Carl F. Bucherer meets Pedro Muñoz New enthusiastic Brand ambassador

(01/2010) Traditional workmanship together with innovative ideas, aesthetic and manufacturing perfection, the will to define ambitious visions and to go one’s own way fully committed – these are values, which Carl F. Bucherer and the American leather manufacturer Stallion have in common. For this reason Stallion designer and founder, Pedro Muñoz, is the new enthusiastic Brand ambassador for the independent watchmaker.

BCYC Cowes Regatta OFFICINE PANERAI announces sponsorship

(12/2009) The ninth British Classic Yacht Club (BCYC) Cowes Regatta (Isle of Wight, UK) will join the prestigious Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge Circuit (PCYC) from 2010 as part of a three-year sponsorship deal signed this month. The BCYC Cowes Regatta which will take place from Sunday 18th to Saturday 24th July 2010 will be the first UK event to join the Panerai Circuit.

Concert at London's Royal Albert Hall Hublot creates 12 very pop Big Bangs for Depeche Mode

(12/2009) Hublot today announced its involvement with an exclusive concert on 17 February 2010 by the legendary group Depeche Mode to be held at London's Royal Albert Hall. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the Teenage Cancer Trust, an organisation set up to support young cancer sufferers.

LOG-Award 2009 Lange customers patronises junior watchmakers in Glashuette

(12/2009) The Lange Owners Group (LOG) is an exclusive circle of Lange customers from all over the world, who are in permanent contact via the internet. They have taken a keen interest in the development of the Lange manufacture for years. On the occasion of a visit to Glashütte in March 2009, a donation for supporting the training of junior watch-makers was presented to the company founder Walter Lange by some members.

Maison Vacheron Constantin in Shanghai Vacheron Constantin honored by the 2009 UNESCO

(12/2009) Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest watch manufacture with more than 250 years of uninterrupted history, has been honored with an Award of Merit decerned by the 2009 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation program for the exceptional restoration of its Mansion in Shanghai - 796 Huai Hai Lu.

Elegance is an attitude Ariella Kaeslin visits Longines headquarters

(12/2009) The Swiss watchmaker Longines was delighted to receive a visit from Ariella Kaeslin, its new Ambassador of Elegance and high flyer during the 2009 international gymnastics season. This summer, Longines announced that the newly crowned European Vault Champion and silver medallist at the World Championships was to become its latest brand ambassador.

150 years Swiss Avant-Garde TAG Heuer celebrates double anniversary

(12/2009) Motor-racing greats Lewis Hamilton joined Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Team Principal Martin Whitmarsh, McLaren Automotive Chairman Ron Dennis, TAG Heuer Honorary Chairman Jack Heuer, TAG Heuer CEO Jean-Christophe Babin and more than 120 international journalists at the McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) on Wednesday to celebrate TAG Heuer's 150th anniversary and the 25th year of its winning partnership with McLaren in F1.

La Chaux-de-Fonds Giacomo Agostini visits JEANRICHARD's Manufacture

(12/2009) Motorcycle legend and JEANRICHARD Ambassador, Giacomo Agostini, was in La Chaux-de-Fonds on November 25 to meet with the Teams and to discover the watch brand’s workshops. With his Bressel 1665 Chronograph Rattrapante Foudroyante on his wrist, Ago has had the opportunity to admire some of the watchmaker’s most incredible creations.

Discover polo! A long history: Jaeger-LeCoultre and Polo

(11/2009) With the Polo season in full swing, the Manufacture is inaugurating a new section of its website dedicated to this sport. Arranged in five parts, it narrates the close ties that have been woven between Jaeger-LeCoultre and Polo since 1931 and presents the Brand’s Polo Ambassadors.

Talented young driver Bruno Senna, the HUBLOT ambassador in F1

(11/2009) Jean-Claude Biver is today proud to announce that Hublot will have it s own ambassador on the F1 circuit s in 2010, in the shape of Bruno Senna. He will be racing for the Campos Meta team. Bruno, the nephew of Ayrton Senna, is a talented young driver who has already made a name for himself on the GP2 circuits by finishing the 2008 season in 2nd place on the podium.

First partnership Hublot joins the AUTOMOBILE CLUB DE FRANCE

(11/2009) The oldest Automobile club in the world is opening it s doors to the Swiss watchmaking company Hublot for the first partnership in it s history. Hugues de Rouret and Jean-Claude Biver are explaining the reasons which encouraged them to join forces in Paris today. The main fruit of this alliance will be the creat ion of a watch in the AFC colours, a percentage of the royalties from which will be donated to the Fondation ICM (Inst itute for Cerebral and Medullary Disorders).

Time for something good Glashütte Original donates a unique model to Italian cancer research

(11/2009) The famous words “going, going, gone..” will be uttered on 26th November in Milan for the second time in a row on behalf of a good cause. Within the framework of National Cancer Research Day, the second watch auction will take place for the benefit of the Italian cancer research organisation AIRC.

Austrian launch of the Hybris Mechanica 55 Wagner Happy Hour presenting Jaeger-LeCoultre Novelties 2009

(11/2009) The Austrian launch of the Jaeger-LeCoultre „Hybris Mechanica 55“ took place at Wagner, the jewellers, in Kärntner Street, Vienna. Janek Deleskiewicz, Jaeger-LeCoultre’s chief designer, and David Candaux, master watch-maker in grand complications, presented the unique set of three watches in the specially created strong-room on the first floor to 150 enthusiastic invited guests.

Longines Official Watch of the 2009 Melbourne Cup Carnival

(11/2009) In 2009, Longines proudly continues its pivotal association with the Melbourne Cup Carnival; the premier racing event in the Southern Hemisphere, which gathered this year a crowd of 368,900 racing enthusiasts. As a perfect compliment to the internationally renowned Carnival, Longines proudly launched its exciting new ladies range, Longines PrimaLuna.

Famous football goalkeeper Diego Benaglio visits the Manufacture of Jaeger-LeCoultre

(11/2009) Diego Benaglio, the Zurich-born goalkeeper for VfL Wolfsburg (Germany), and the official goalkeeper for the Swiss national team, visited the Jaeger-LeCoultre Manufacture in La Vallée de Joux on 10 November 2009. In just eighteen months, Diego has become one of the German League’s best goalkeepers ever. After arriving in January 2008 in Wolfsburg (Germany), his has been a highly outstanding career.

Watch campaign of the year A. LANGE & SÖHNE is awarded

(11/2009) Last night, A. Lange & Söhne has been awarded in Geneva for a film which accompanied the launch of the RICHARD LANGE "Pour le Mérite" in January 2009. The Saxonian watch brand received the prize of the jury in the category “Watch Campaign of the Year – Digital” on the occasion of the "Watch of the Year Award 2009" in Switzerland, hold by the Swiss watch magazine "Montres Passion”.

Exclusive launch in Berlin Glashütte Original: Passion is the best mainspring

(10/2009) When seconds turn into significant moments, something very special is often created. A decision becomes a success, a victory turns into a triumph, and a “yes” is transformed into a promise for life. The Senator Chronometer was made just for such precious moments: As unique as life itself, it is an uncompromising acknowledgement to the value of every single second.

A japanese in Saxony Walter Lange meets Yoshihiro Okanobu

(10/2009) From the vibrant metropolis of Tokyo to the contemplative small watchmaker town of Glashütte – this journey did not only mean an award for the 25 years old Yoshihiro Okanobu, but also two weeks close examination of A. Lange & Söhne. The Japanese watchmaking student of the ”Hiko Mizuno College of Jewelry“ had won this years’ Richemont Award which includes the opportunity of working in several watchmaking departments of the Lange manufactory between 30 August and 12 September 2009.

Questions & Answers to Jean-Christophe Babin Breakthrough innovation : The TAG Heuer MONACO V4

(10/2009) As a Concept Watch...Best Design at the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève..Wallpaper Magazine's "Watch of the Year"...Popular Science's "Best of What's New"...But as a commercial reality?..They said it couldn’t be done…Questions & Answers to Jean-Christophe BABIN, President and CEO of TAG Heuer.

Portuguese Automatic Edition Laureus Sport Watches from IWC Schaffhausen for Good Foundation

(09/2009) This is now the fourth time that a "Laureus Sport for Good Foundation" special edition watch from IWC Schaffhausen has set off in aid of a good cause. Thanks to the support of IWC and the commitment of the Foundation, the Laureus blue on the dial of the Portuguese Automatic is now the colour of hope for underprivileged children throughout the world.

On the Waterfront Vacheron Constantin timepiece owned by Marlon Brando sells at important collector's watch auction

(09/2009) For more than 250 years, the favorite timepiece of discerning royalty and celebrities alike has been Vacheron Constantin, as an object of stature, superiority, and pure elegance.  In 1954, renowned actress Zsa Zsa Gabor chose a Vacheron Constantin timepiece as a special gift for actor Marlon Brando to commemorate the release of “On the Waterfront” for which Brando won an Oscar. 

Hublot celebrates the centenary of Tuiga in Monaco

(09/2009) This year, on the Rock of Monaco, Hublot is taking part in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Admiral Tuiga, alongside the Yacht Club de Monaco, its long standing partner and friend. This also provides an opportunity for the watchmaker to present a new limited series watch dedicated to the legendary sailing ship, in the presence of HRH Prince Albert II of Monaco.

International Venice Film Festival Jaeger-LeCoultre held party at the spectacular Cipriani Hotel

(09/2009) Tuesday 8th, Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre welcomed the talented Catherine Deneuve, Giovanna Mezzagiornio, Riccardo Scamarcio, Joaquim de Almeida, Huang Lu, Indian actor Abhay Deol. The party held at the spectacular Cipriani Hotel dazzled also artists and friends of the brand with famous sport men: professional polo player Eduardo Novillo Astrada, Aston Martin driver Darren Turner.

OMEGA Moonwatch Heroes III An audience with the Apollo astronauts...

(09/2009) Omega is proud to present a fascinating insight into the world of space exploration as seen through the eyes of Tom Stafford, Buzz Aldrin, Charles Duke, Harrison Schmitt, and Eugene Cernan. Discover the men behind the mission, the intensity of their training, the immense risk factor, their strength of character, ordinary men creating their own destiny and shaping the future for all mankind.

OMEGA Moonwatch Heroes II Lead Flight Director Gerry D. Griffin

(09/2009) Gerald D. Griffin is the former Director of the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston. His career in the United States space program began in 1960 and included senior positions in government and industry. During NASA’s Apollo Program, he was a Flight Director in Mission Control and served in this capacity for all of the Apollo manned missions. He was Lead Flight Director for three lunar landing missions: Apollo 11, 15 and 17.

OMEGA Moonwatch Heroes I James H. Ragan: NASA’s man behind the Moonwatch

(09/2009) When James H. Ragan retired from NASA in 1999, he closed the door on a 36-year career in aerospace engineering which included the testing of the astronaut chronographs used on NASA’s manned missions. These were, of course, the Omega Speedmasters. Mr. Ragan was also a Group Leader responsible for the testing and preparation of flight hardware for the Apollo program and a senior aerospace engineer and system manager in support of Shuttle.

Age-old tradition meets contemporary lifestyle Vacheron Constantin unveils its Flagship Boutique at 1881 Heritage

(09/2009) Vacheron Constantin, the world’s oldest Haute Horlogerie manufacturer with over 250 years of uninterrupted history, opened its newest exclusive flagship boutique at 1881 Heritage, the revitalized site of one of Hong Kong’s famous government buildings, in the presence of Juan-Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin, Marc Guten, International Director of Vacheron Constantin and Yann Bouillonnec, Managing Director of Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific.

Bridge to the history of our manufacture Walter Lange`s birthday party

(09/2009) He was not available on his 85th birthday – an old habit that Walter Lange followed again this year. Therefore, the Lange team used his Glashütte visit of yesterday to organize a little party and to congratu-late him on his great day in most lovely summer weather. "You are the bridge to the history of our manufacture“, said Fabian Krone to Walter Lange in his congratulations speech.

Jean-Claude Biver is thrilled Hublot steps aboard with Alinghi to defend Switzerland and the 33rd America’s Cup!

(09/2009) This is a new, prestigious partnership for the watch brand, which will today join the race campaign alongside the Swiss defender Alinghi. The Swiss yacht's bid to win the America’s Cup in February 2010 against the American BMW Oracle yacht has inspired Hublot's CEO, Jean-Claude Biver. His meeting with Ernesto Bertarelli revealed the many values shared by the brand and Team Alinghi.

Aston Martin victorious at Nürburgring 1000km An all Aston Martin Racing sensational podium!

(09/2009) Aston Martin Racing claimed a sensational first, second and third at the ADAC 1000km of Nürburgring, 50 years on from Aston Martin’s 1959 win in the classic German endurance race with the DBR1. The 007 LMP1 car of Jan Charouz (CZ), Tomáš Enge (CZ) and Stefan Mücke (DE) finished first, recording their second win of the season and fourth podium finish from four races.

Jaeger-LeCoultre at the 66th Venice International Film Festival Sylvester Stallone to receive Jaeger-LeCoultre Award

(09/2009) Jaeger-LeCoultre is for the fifth year official sponsor of the 66th Venice International Film Festival , also known as “la Mostra”, that will be held from 2nd to 12th September, 2009. American director, screenwriter and actor Sylvester Stallone will be the recipient of the “Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award”.

Europes toughest off-road rallye to Breslau starts again in Dresden FORTIS Off-Road Racing was eliminated

(08/2009) For motor sportsmen and friends from all over Europe, Dresden was the capital for off-road sports this summer. For the 3rd time, the Rallye Breslau started on the „Augustusbrücke" in Dresden to its 15th tour. It is the biggest off-road and 4-wheels motorsports event for professionals and amateurs in Europe, and people talk about it as the "ultimate big adventure".

Dublin Horse Show The winners of the Longines Press Award for Elegance

(08/2009) Longines is proud to unveil the winners of the Longines Press Award for Elegance 2009. At the Dublin Horse Show, the 7th and final stage of the Longines Press Award for Elegance, the American female rider Laura Kraut and the Swiss male rider Pius Schwizer have been awarded the prestigious prize. Longines would like to congratulate them on this achievement, not only reflecting their distinctive elegance, but also their exceptional sporting performance throughout the 2009 Nations Cup season.

Best of the Best Red Dot Award for Oris

(07/2009) Oris Product Development Manager Ralf Hilbich recently experienced one of the proudest moments of his career. He travelled to Essen in Germany to receive the Red Dot 'Best of the Best' design award for the Oris BC4 Flight Timer. As the world’s biggest and best-recognised international design award, the award ceremony attracted 1200 designers from 34 countries worldwide.

3rd Jaeger-LeCoultre Polo Gold Cup in Sotogrande

(07/2009) For the third year running, the fine Swiss watchmaking Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre sponsors the Gold Cup organised for Santa Maria Polo Club in Sotogrande, Spain. Considered as the most important Polo Tournament in Continental Europe, the Gold Cup takes place from 18th to 30th August 2009. The Sotogrande Gold Cup is a high handicap (18 / 20 goals) tournament that meets the best polo players in the world.

Catamaran made entirely of plastic bottles IWC and Adventure Ecology sail a common course

(07/2009) This summer, Adventure Ecology founder and environmental storyteller David de Rothschild, along with a handpicked crew of leading scientists, sailors, adventurers, thought leaders and creatives, will sail approximately 10,000 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco to Sydney in a distinctive, one-of-a kind 60 foot catamaran made entirely of plastic bottles, srPET plastic and recycled waste products.


(07/2009) The competition will result in the awarding of The Rado Young Design Prize, which will be given to two young talents - one student and one young professional - with the plan to offer a global platform. The Designed in China competition aims to present original works that express China’s creative potential. It is open to any professional designer or design student of Chinese nationality (including Hong Kong and Macau), who are currently based in Mainland China.

Spectacular Event in Venice Swatch To Celebrate Swatch + Art Connection

(06/2009) Only a master of the art of provocation could imagine drawing thousands of people to the Piazza San Marco – with contemporary art. Yet that’s precisely Swatch intends to do. Taking art to the people once again, Swatch has dubbed the spectacular event «CreArt by Swatch», a playful celebration of The Swatch Connection to art, artists and the creative enterprise.

Tradition and performance Longines once again Official Timekeeper at the prestigious Ascot Racecourse

(06/2009) For the third consecutive year, Longines will be the Official Timekeeper for Royal Ascot week. This year the Swiss watchmaker, whose slogan is “Elegance is an attitude”, will also be involved in the Fashion Show that will take place during the week. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the uncontested star of Bollywood and the brand’s Ambassador of Elegance for the past 10 years, will light up the Wednesday (17th June) with her radiant presence.

Oris presents The Inside Track with Nico and Kazuki

(06/2009) AT&T Williams drivers, and Oris ambassadors Nico Rosberg and Kazuki Nakajima were the star attraction at Oris’ exclusive ‘Inside Track’ event in London yesterday. With just days to go before the British Grand Prix at Silverstone Oris offered press and customers the chance to gain an insight from the drivers into the preparation work that goes into one of the biggest events in the British sporting calendar.

Hublot, main partner of a world first at Polo de Paris

(06/2009) This is the very first time that an "80 Goals" match has been held in Europe. Eleven of the world's best polo players are competing at Polo de Paris, in a unique event known as "The Perfect Match". In 2008, to announce its partnership with Gstaad Polo Club and to present its new Argentinian ambassador Miguel Novillo Astrada, Hublot had selected Argentina.

An exceptional evening: Vacheron Constantin organised event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York

(06/2009) A partner of the Barbier-Mueller museum since 2007, Vacheron Constantin held an exceptional soirée at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, coinciding with the official inauguration of “African and Oceanic Art from the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva: a Legacy of Collecting” – an exhibition dedicated to masterpieces from the family collection and supported by the Geneva-based brand.

Double circumnavigation of the world! Endurance test for three watches from Mühle-Glashütte

(05/2009) With a double circumnavigation of the world Bernt Lüchtenborg, Yachtsman of the Year 2007, and three watches from Nautische Instrumente Mühle-Glashütte are taking up a murderous challenge: 65,000 nautical miles non-stop, more than 15 months of sea air and salt water as well as the icy temperatures of an Antarctic winter are awaiting man and material. The endurance test begins on 27 June 2009.

A. Lange & Söhne - Curtain up for act two

(05/2009) A. Lange & Söhne is extending its involvement in the Salzburg Festival for a further two years. The renowned German watch brand has provided support for operatic productions at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival since 2007. Under the musical directorship of Riccardo Muti the Salzburg Festival has quickly succeeded in establishing itself as a world-class event that has proved to be an extremely attractive communication platform for the sponsor.

Feminine self-awareness Successful photographer, Nela König, has her own point of view

(05/2009) Nela König, the new protagonist of Carl F. Bucherer has also realized her dream. For years the 37-year-old Berliner has been traveling throughout the world as a much in demand photographer, mostly to make portraits of international stars from the world of films and music. In her sights, she has already captured Sting, Nelly Furtado, Gwen Stefani and Peter Ustinov. For Nela König, the fascination of her profession does not lie in producing touched up, commercial pictures of the glamour world.

Winds of Hope BREITLING initiates another ROUND-THE-WORLD Balloon Flight

(05/2009) To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the world’s first nonstop round-the-world hot-air balloon flight, Breitling is organizing another voyage that will circle the globe with Brian Jones in a replica of the famous Breitling Orbiter 3. Punctuated this time around by a number of stopovers on all continents, this adventure is intended to raise funds for the Winds of Hope foundation which emerged from the wave of enthusiasm generated by the grand historical record set in 1999.

Passion An Exceptional Man of the Watches: Gerd-Rüdiger Lang

(05/2009) Watches are his passion. In a unique interview, Gerd-Rüdiger Lang, who has chosen to live in Munich, delivers insight into his lifework. He wears the symbol of his passion on his forehead: his watchmaker’s eye loupe. He always has it on him, even now in the interview. The thoughtful and thorough founder and proprietor of Chronoswiss is a passionate watchmaker in the literate sense.

David Beckham promotes Motorola Aura – A Mobile Phone Inspired by a Luxury Watch

(05/2009) Motorola presents AURA, an exclusive cellular phone which was inspired by luxury watches, craftsmanship and creative design. It deliberately breaks established convention and re-establishes artistry in the design and manufacturing of mobile devices. The world’s first mobile phone with a circular display was inspired by timeless and beautiful luxury watches.


(05/2009) Captivating model, actress and popular TV hostess, Lisa Ray, like Rado’s sophisticated and innovative timepieces, continues to win the hearts of communities all over the world. As Rado’s loyal brand ambassadress for five years, Lisa has indeed carried the Swiss brand’s watches with style and elegance.

Who invented it? Nicolas Hayek tried to prevent his biography from being written

(05/2009) Nagel & Kimche will publish «Mister Swatch, Nicolas Hayek and the secret of his success» on 7 September 2009. The renowned economic journalist Jürg Wegelin has written the book. He has known and has followed Hayek for more than 30 years now. Wegelin has researched in Hayek’s native Lebanon and interviewed virtually 60 former companions, colleagues and competitors for his book project.

Chinese market BLANCPAIN doubly rewarded for its consistent exellence

(04/2009) The increasingly knowledgeable and sophisticated Chinese market is a particularly useful barometer within the watch industry, and positive signals from this part of the world are thus especially noteworthy. Blancpain is therefore doubly proud to be the recipient of two new awards that further reinforce its enviable reputation in the luxury watch business.

Ladies Golf Night CIMIER: Proud winners

(04/2009) On the occasion of the 2nd Ladies Golf Night at the indoor facility in Horn on the shores of Lake Constance CIMIER was able to present two proud winners with a unique timepiece. The prizes were awarded for hitting closest to the mark in the „Nearest to the Pin“ contest.

CIMIERs newest models were introduced on the occasion of a fashion show featuring the current Mr. Switzerland.

Spirit of innovation and an ongoing quest for perfection Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin Racing at the Le Mans 24 Hours

(04/2009) Jaeger-LeCoultre and Aston Martin, two marques bound together for several years in a similar spirit of innovation and an ongoing quest for perfection, are now shifting their cooperation up another gear. Jaeger-LeCoultre is extending its relationship with Aston Martin by becoming the official Watch Partner of Aston Martin Racing within a three year technical partnership.

BASELNEWS Sports Legends Cocktail at Baselworld

(04/2009) Tanja Frieden, Jörg Stiel, Karli Odermatt, Heini Hemmi, and Walter Tresch – the CIMIER Sports Legends Team meets at the Sports Legends Cocktail on the occasion of Baselworld 2009. CIMIER emphasizes its slogan „Fascinating Times“ with brand ambassadors who have become legends in their own time – known for their achievements and truly fascinating moments in sports history.

Hublot PalmaVela – the wind in our sails!

(04/2009) The 2009 edition of the Hublot PalmaVela race was recently held in the bay of Palma in superb conditions, and this year took on a new dimension, thanks to the noticeable presence of 20 Maxis. The regattas organised by the Real Club Nautico de Palma, and sponsored by Hublot, are the first on the Mediterranean circuit to bring together so many different classes of boats.

Tissot celebrates the first woman to win an IndyCar® race

(04/2009) In April 2008, Danica Patrick made history when she became the first woman ever to win a race in the IndyCar® Series. The 2009 Limited Edition watch of this Tissot ambassador celebrates her success – and her unrivalled ability to combine dynamism with stylish femininity. The new Tissot T-Race Danica Patrick fuels precision-timekeeping with elegant design in a limited edition of 4,999 pieces.

Tissot 2009 PRC 100 Michael Owen Limited Edition

(04/2009) In 2009, Tissot marks its eleventh year of successful partnership with English football star, Michael Owen, with a special limited edition watch. The Tissot 2009 PRC 100 Michael Owen Limited Edition teams dynamism with elegance in a stylish chronograph. A sophisticated silver and black colour combination integrates the colours of Michael Owen’s national team and his squad number ‘10’, to bring luck to the 4,999 wearers of this limited edition.

BASELNEWS: The Arctic Challenge with Susi Erdmann

(03/2009) Whether in the arctic, the desert, or the ocean, the robust timepieces of the Timemaster series by Chronoswiss really get around. The sporty Timemaster has proven itself once again, this time as a poised companion for Susi Erdmann. An athlete holding several world champion titles in luge and two-man bobsledding, she had the opportunity to prove herself during an arctic decathlon in Canada’s Yukon.

CASIO Announces New Partnership with Red Bull Racing Formula 1 Team

(03/2009) CASIO Computer Co., Ltd., announced today that it has signed a contract with the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team to serve as a Red Bull Racing Official Partner for the 2009 season. Under the sponsorship agreement, Red Bull Racing will act as brand ambassador for CASIO’s EDIFICE line of analog metal watches for men.

Carl F. Bucherer New Partner of Rinspeed Concept Cars

(03/2009) Cars that drive over water. Cars that drive under water. Cars with transparent bodywork. The Concept Cars, which Frank M. Rinderknecht is developing, give a new meaning to mobility. They are the work of a person, who follows his own path without deviation, just as Carl F. Bucherer, the founder of the Luzern-based watch brand, once did. This was also one of the reasons prompting CEO Thomas Morf and vice-president Marketing Bruno Jufer to get involved as a partner of the Rinspeed sQuba.

A combination of unconventional contemporaries: Alfredo Häberli and Carl F. Bucherer

(03/2009) Independence, passion and diligence are the values on which the Carl F. Bucherer watch brand is built. The company’s nearly 90 years of watchmaking history promise tradition and the name a byword for integrity. The pioneering spirit and vision of Carl Friedrich Bucherer, who launched his first watch collection in 1919 in Switzerland’s Lucerne, together with the modernity of the 21st century galvanise today’s strongly profiled watch brand.

Man of the Year: Jean-Claude Biver

(03/2009) Today in Nyon, Hublot’s CEO was awarded a new honour from specialized journalists. He was elected “Man of the Year” by Eugenio Zigliotto (Orologi da Polso, Italy), Gabriel Tortella (Tribune des Arts, Switzerland), Stephan Ciejka (La Revue des Montres, France), Pierre Jacques (GMT, Switzerland) and Grégory Pons (Business Montres, watchmaking planet).

Walter Lange gives apprentices very personal insights

(01/2009) The relationship between Walter Lange and his watches is a special one. Just like his great grandfather Adolph Lange, he devoted his strength to improving the mechanical time measurement. But he not only loves his watches, he also loves the people of his hometown Glashütte. In the pre-Christmas season, the 85-year-old company founder Walter Lange granted his trainees a very special experience.

Double Win for the Victory Team in Dubai – Edox Official Timekeeper

(01/2009) Powerboats are the Formula 1 of the oceans. Traditionally, Dubai hosts the final two races of the World Powerboat Championship. Once again, the Swiss watch manufacturer Edox was official timekeeper of the 2008 Emirates & Dubai Duty Free Grand Prix in December. With a double win in the penultimate race of the season, the Victory Team could celebrate its 8th championship in 16 years in Dubai.

Prince Albert II of Monaco embarks on a South Pole expedition with the Support of Breitling

(01/2009) With a special edition of the "Emergency", Breitling is supporting Prince Albert II of Monaco’s "Monaco South Pole Expedition”. On 4th of January 2009, Prince Albert II and his team will embark on an expedition to the South Pole. The expedition begins in the south of Chile and ends after 16 days in Cape Town, South Africa. Through this initiative Prince Albert II wants to draw attention to the continuing environmental damage, climate change and the melting of the polar caps.

Last tournament Professional golfer Anja Monke wins Omega Constellation in Dubai

(12/2008) At golf superstar Annika Sörenstam’s last tournament, professional golfer Anja Monke celebrated her second win of the season. The 31-year-old from Herford won the €500,000 Dubai Ladies Masters finishing with a 13-under 275 total and three strokes ahead of Italian Veronica Zorzi.

Gábor Talmácsi: watches as farewell gifts

(12/2008) In Budapest, the professional motorcycle racer and former 125cc World Champion Gábor Talmácsi threw a year-end party which was also his farewell party to thank his friends, sponsors and his team. For the next season, Talmácsi has signed a contract with Aspar to ride in the 250cc team. As a special gesture for Christmas, all his team members received a watch from Talmácsi’s own collection.

Nomos & Wempe support the Loki Schmidt Foundation

(12/2008) Nomos, a watch brand from Glashütte and jeweler Wempe from Hamburg support the foundation of the wife of former Federal Chancellor Helmut Schmidt. Time is running out for many plant species. For many decades now, the aim of the Nature Conservation Foundation Hamburg and the Foundation for Conservation of Threatened Plants - in short: Loki Schmidt Foundation - is to promote plant conservation on a large scale.

Two Portuguese in a class of their own - IWC Portuguese Perpetual Calendar Edition Luís Figo

(11/2008) A special watch for a special footballer: IWC Schaffhausen is dedicating a special edition of the Portuguese Perpetual Calendar to its ambassador, the Portuguese football star Luís Figo. This limited edition of 50 watches in a rose gold case bears Figo’s signature discreetly on the dial and his squad number 7 as a gold medallion in the rotor. His name has been synonymous with the finest football artistry for almost 20 years, and Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo, to give him his full name, already stood out clearly from the crowd as a youth.

Jean Tinguely in Monaco FORTIS Limited Edition PIT STOP

(11/2008) Fantastic objects of Swiss artist Jean Tinguely are highlighting this year’s vintage car exhibition PIT STOP at the Mediterranean principality during this summer season. The opening of the in the private car collection of Monaco took place at the beginning of this year’s racing season.

Pianist Hélène Grimaud and cellist Jan Vogler Girard-Perregaux organised private concert in the Allerheiligenhofkirche in Munich

(10/2008) The last Saturday of October, an exceptional event took place in the Allerheiligenhofkirche, the court church of all saints in Munich. In collaboration with the business consultancy Booz & Company and the long-established watch and jewellery shop Uhren Huber, Girard-Perregaux organised a private concert of the French pianist Hélène Grimaud and the famous cellist Jan Vogler.

Yves Rossy successfully crossed the English Channel using a Single, Jet-Propelled Wing

(09/2008) At September 26th 2008 HUBLOT Ambassador Yves Rossy successfully completed an amazing challenge at 1:19pm (BST) and became the first man to fly across the English Channel from Calais, France to Dover, UK, using a homemade, single, jet-powered wing. FusionMan covered a distance of 35 kilometres in 13 minutes. His flight has been broadcasted live on 164 tv stations through National Geographic Channel.

Vienna Design Week 2008 Rado displays an installation by Numen/For Use

(09/2008) During Vienna Design Week 2008 Rado displays an installation by Numen/For Use in the Swiss watchmaker’s Vienna store from 2 to 12 October. Numen/For Use’s Christoph Katzler, Nikola Radeljkovic, and Sven Jonke have established a reputation for their unique sense of the dynamic potential of space and reflected light.

Bruno Senna – an ambassador for Hublot

(09/2008) Bruno Senna, currently second in the GP2 championship, will take part in the last round of the 2008 season at Monza this weekend. The finale promises to be exciting for both Bruno and Hublot, which is very proud to be its partner in the watchmaking world!

Hublot rides at full gallop

(08/2008) Hublot ’s presence for the first t ime at the Polo Gold Cup at Gstaad was a success on all front s, beginning with the associat ion of it s name to the prest igious “HUBLOT POLO GOLD CUP GSTAAD” event . In addit ion, the watchmaking brand lent it s name to a team of ext raordinary players who proudly sported it s colours alongside the brand's Argent inian ambassador, Miguel Nov illo Ast rada. To crown the event , the proud winners of the “Gstaad Palace” team were presented with a Big Bang chronograph from the “Polo Gold Cup Gstaad” limited series.

Sky du Mont visits Glashütte Original

(08/2008) Last Friday, before appearing as the presenter for “Diva Maxima”, the actor Sky du Mont paid a visit to the Glashütte Original manufactory. The Saxon watchmaking company was one of the main sponsors involved in supporting this unique musical event. Dr. Frank Müller, Managing Director of Glashütte Original, personally greeted Mister du Mont in the production workshops. In the studio, Sky du Mont then learned something of the fine art of watch design as practiced by the master watchmakers in Glashütte Original.

A regal and nautical Big Bang!

(07/2008) The new "Big Bang REAL CLUB NAUTICO DE PALMA", created especially for the prestigious sailing club, combines everything which has contribute to create the Hublot watches success story. As a matter of fact, as well as the link with the yachting world which is clearly expressed through the sound of their name, remember that Hublot watches have been chosen from the time of their creation by royal families.

Super Technician: IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition Zinédine Zidane

(07/2008) IWC Schaffhausen is proud to announce that one of the best footballers in the world, Zinédine Zidane, is its newest ambassador. The Swiss watch manufacturer will dedicate a special model to him: the Ingenieur Automatic Edition Zinédine Zidane. This Ingenieur is ideal for the super technician and will be available in a globally limited edition of 1,000 watches.

A. LANGE & SÖHNE sponsors Gerhard Richter Retrospective in Bejing

(06/2008) Supported by the renowned German watch brand A. Lange & Söhne, two major exhibition projects are unveiling a new outlook on German art at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing: a retrospective of works by Gerhard Richter, one of the globally most acclaimed contemporary German artists, and the “Living Landscapes” exhibition, a journey in pictures through several periods of German landscape painting.

Hublot - EURO 08 Chronometer

(06/2008) The watch specially designed by Hublot for referees officiating at the Euro 2008 matches will be presented to them today in Zurich by Hublot CEO, Jean-Claude Biver. All 44 referees will thus become the proud owners of an exclusive watch, not available for sale. The movement has been specially adapted by the watchmaking brand to the time of a match. The dial displays 45 minutes, plus 15 minutes of ext ra play, while the time can be read from the centre of the dial.

Team Spirit: IWC Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition DFB

(05/2008) Even before the starting whistle for the Euro 2008 in Switzerland and Austria, IWC Schaffhausen is producing a football highlight. The Swiss manufactory will supply the official watch of the German national football team. Fans will also be able to underscore their support for the team with the Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Edition DFB, of which precisely 500 examples will be built.

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