CORDER’S COLUMN: Hodinkee pile-in feels like a hatchet job
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by Rob Corder
1h ago
An article in March by American media business title Adweek was easily dismissed as a poorly sourced hatchet job but a follow up by Bloomberg and a piece this week by the venerable Wall Street Journal is harder to ignore. All three draw attention to the changing fortunes of Hodinkee, the world’s best-read specialist watch […] The post CORDER’S COLUMN: Hodinkee pile-in feels like a hatchet job appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Tourbillon specialist Bianchet surfs a wave
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by Richard Holt
7h ago
The young Swiss watch firm Bianchet has announced a partnership with Italian big-wave surfer Francisco Porcella. If you are thinking that a collaboration between an extreme sportsman and a company that makes tourbillons sounds incongruous, then that is exactly the point. Tourbillons are known for being delicate, and this is part of Bianchet’s mission to […] The post Tourbillon specialist Bianchet surfs a wave appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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INTERVIEW: Ressence’s founder outlines how to stand out in an evolving market
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by Andrew Wingrove
7h ago
WatchPro caught up with the founder of Ressence Watches, Benoit Mintiens, who shares how the brand intends to set itself apart from competition after almost 15 years in business. WP: Your company, and the watches it makes, are quite different from the competition and unites traditional watchmaking with a very bold and modern design. How […] The post INTERVIEW: Ressence’s founder outlines how to stand out in an evolving market appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Goldsmiths opens Hublot shop-in-shop within Trafford showroom
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by Harriet Whitaker
7h ago
Goldsmiths Trafford has unveiled a new Hublot shop-in-shop within its showroom, offering customers the opportunity to explore and experience the luxury Swiss watch brand in a dedicated space. The new space is in accordance with the brand’s interior design concept “The Art of Fusion”, a philosophy that marries the brands passion for craftsmanship and design. […] The post Goldsmiths opens Hublot shop-in-shop within Trafford showroom appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Switzerland’s ‘best kept secret’ pushes boundaries
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by Richard Holt
7h ago
Having a name that is difficult to pronounce may be considered an obstacle, but this watch firm intends it as a conversation starter. BA111OD proudly calls itself the “best-kept secret” in the Swiss watchmaking valleys. The name of the young Neuchâtel watch company is a numerically playful rendering of the surname of founder Thomas Baillod. […] The post Switzerland’s ‘best kept secret’ pushes boundaries appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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TAG Heuer taps into Monaco blues
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by Richard Holt
7h ago
TAG Heuer has revealed a Monaco Chronograph Skeleton in a new shade of dark blue. This is the latest version of the square-cased Heuer icon, and its ongoing success pays tribute to the marketing genius of Jack Heuer, the last member of the Heuer family to run the company. Anyone who has ever leafed through […] The post TAG Heuer taps into Monaco blues appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Franck Muller’s rainbow revolution
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by Richard Holt
1d ago
Some people like clever watch mechanics, and others like their watches with a bit of sparkle. Few brands manage to combine the two skills quite as well as Franck Muller, which has brought out the ‘technical spectacle’ that is the Vanguard Revolution 3 Skeleton Rainbow. It was 20 years ago that Franck Muller first introduced […] The post Franck Muller’s rainbow revolution appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Tudor makes Black Bay 58 for Inter Milan players and fans
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by Richard Holt
1d ago
Tudor has produced a special edition of the Black Bay 58 to celebrate a milestone for the Italian football team Inter Milan. Last month the team won the title in Serie A, Italy’s top flight football league. Any league win is big, but this was massive. It was the 20th time that Inter Milan have […] The post Tudor makes Black Bay 58 for Inter Milan players and fans appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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Ulysse Nardin hones green credentials with new divers
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by Richard Holt
1d ago
Ulysse Nardin is happy to make watches quite like anyone else and the avant garde brand wears its flagship Freak model with pride. The watches might be off-the-wall, but Ulysse Nardin is very keen to show that breaking the rules as a watchmaker doesn’t mean they take their responsibilities lightly, especially when it comes to […] The post Ulysse Nardin hones green credentials with new divers appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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New Kids on the Block: NexGen Herbelin
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by Harriet Whitaker
1d ago
Herbelin’s creative director Mathieu Herbelin tells Harriet Whitaker how a new generation of leaders at the French family firm uses design to stay relevant to watch-loving men and women. I was relatively new to the world of watches in November last year when I had the opportunity to browse the thousands of watches that were […] The post New Kids on the Block: NexGen Herbelin appeared first on WATCHPRO ..read more
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