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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.

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