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Summer Watch Trends: Pops of Color!

Hublot Big Bang Black Fluo Pink

By Gigi Ackerman This summer, color is everywhere. From fashion to technology to watches, bright and colorful accents are being featured in a big way. In the world of watches, this trend is available from both major and independent watchmakers. Romain Jerome’s Steampunk Chrono Colors is a great example ... Read more

CATEGORIES IWC, Linde Werdelin, Rolex, Romain Jerome, Watches |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/iwc/summer-watch-trends-pops-of-color/

How to Win at a Watches Auction

Christie's Auction Catalogues

We are in the midst of auction season and auction is a great place to buy a watch. Since I work at Christie’s, I’m going to give you the lowdown on how the process works here, but it’s probably similar at the other auction houses. You might be intimidated by ... Read more

CATEGORIES F.P. Journe, Girard-Perregaux, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Lange & Sohne, Omega, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Rolex, Tag Heuer, Tudor, Vacheron Constantin, Watches | TAGS , |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/girard-perregaux/how-to-win-at-a-watches-auction/

The Fiery Brashness of Hublot

Hublot Magic Gold -- Truly Scratch Resistant

Chairman of Hublot Jean-Claude Biver may have coined the phrase the “Art of Fusion” as the guiding principle for Hublot when he was CEO, but the company already had its roots in this philosophy. Born in 1980, Hublot was the first watch company to mix a precious metal watchcase with ... Read more

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Chairman of Hublot, Jean-Claude Biver, Gives His Thoughts on Collecting Hublot, High Complications and Making Cheese

Hublot Big Bang All Black 2

We continue our conversation with  the ever popular and entertaining Chairman of Hublot, Jean-Claude Biver. In his typically candid fashion, he gets down and dirty, answering all questions off the cuff and honestly. While most brand representatives take the 5th on their favorite watches or what can become collectible, Biver reveals ... Read more

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Jean-Claude Biver of Hublot Talks Turkey

Hublot Antikythera

The dynamic and sometimes controversial Chairman of Hublot, Jean-Claude Biver, sat down with us when we were in Switzerland. He tells us his favorite watch outside of the Hublot kingdom and also which Hublot model he believes is the most collectible. Biver is the guy that turned OMEGA into a ... Read more

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Watch Brands Celebrate the Year of the Snake

Hublot Boa Bang

In the Chinese zodiac, there is a 12-year cycle of animals. This is the year of the Snake, most specifically the Water Snake. Though a feared reptilian with sneaky and dangerous characteristics in Western culture, the snake is actually a positive symbol in Eastern culture. The watch brands pull ... Read more

CATEGORIES Chopard, Piaget | TAGS , |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/piaget/watch-brands-celebrate-the-year-of-the-snake/

Hublot Novelties: Classic Fusion Extra-Thin Skeleton Black Ceramic and Big Bang Zebra

Extra-Thin Skeleton Black Ceramic

It might be the week of the Richemont dominated SIHH, but Hublot is in on the game, setting up shop at the devine Kempinski hotel. Love them or hate them, Hublot know who they are and they are unabashed in their approach to watchmaking. In fact they have a ... Read more

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Magic Gold: Hublot Reveals the Magician Behind its Creation — and the Formula!

Magic-Gold-Bezels

Hublot takes the art of fusion very seriously. It’s not just a motto for the brand, it’s an ethos and way of life. They come up with new materials and alloys constantly, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible not just because they can, but in the service of making better ... Read more

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New Book: Prestigious Watches & Cars – the exceptional partnerships

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Cars and luxury watches have a long history, starting with auto clocks in the early 1900′s and spanning to today. Not only is there a common male demographic, but there is also a kinship: both are machines of varying complexity. Like watches, cars, depending upon their price range, demonstrate varying ... Read more

CATEGORIES Breitling, Chopard, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Watches |Bookmark http://blogs.christies.com/longitude/brands/jaeger-lecoultre/new-book-prestigious-watches-cars-the-exceptional-partnerships/

Hublot Classic Fusion Extra-Thin Skeleton: The beginning of a new era

Hublot Classic Fusion Extra Think Skeleton

Hublot is best known for their Big Bang series and there’s no doubt that this watch dominates the wrists of fans and the pens of the media, sometimes overshadowing the brand’s other accomplishments. Hublot definitely practices their motto “Art of Fusion” as exampled by the cool Magic Gold, a scratch-resistant ... Read more

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