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The German news: Lange 1 anniversary

Celebrated the 20th anniversary of the iconic Lange 1 last week with A. Lange & Söhne and again fell in love with several of the watches that were on show. Not least the anniversary Lange 1, that offers the "original" diameter of 38.5 millimeter.

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Girard-Perregaux celebrates Pedro Almodóvar, Lumière Award 2014

The Haute Horlogerie Manufacture Girard-Perregaux, partner of the Lumière Film Festival of Lyon for the second year in a row, honored the iconic movie director Pedro Almodóvar, recipient of the 2014 award. The Lumière Award was created to celebrate an outstanding filmmaker, in Lyon, the very place where the cinematograph was invented by Louis and Auguste Lumière, and where they shot their first film, Workers Leaving the Factory, in 1895.

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Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg star in IWC movie

In order to provide an insight into the partnership with Mercedes AMG Petronas and our brand ambas¬sadors Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, IWC Schaffhausen produced a short film with the drivers in the starring roles. The film takes a humorous angle on the idea of time being relative, and the different meaning this has for both IWC watchmakers and Mercedes AMG Petronas engineers.

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Astonishing movie: making the Patek Philippe Grand Master Chime

Patek Philippe celebrated its 175th one week ago in Geneva. The absolute star of the party was the $2.5 million, ultra complicated Grand Master Chime, Patek’s most complicated wristwatch to date. Just how complicated it is becomes very clear in this astonishing movie. Get yourself a drink, propose a toast to Patek Philippe and enjoy the show.

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