Swatch

Swatch Sistem51 Hodinkee Vintage 84: a proper mechanical watch for less than £120

For years, Swatch watches have been regarded as affordable timepieces for people who are more interested in good design than complex mechanics.<p>More …

Watches

Four Revolutions: Part 3: A Concise History Of The Mechanical Watch Revolution (1990-2000)

<i>Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of articles on four revolutions over the past 40 years that have created the modern watch world.</i> …

Watches

True Innovation: Lessons in Seeing Past the Heavy Hand of Watch Marketing

Examining the quality of invention in a novelty-obsessed culture.<p>When the self-taught watchmaker Vincent Calabrese won a gold medal at the 1977 Salon …

For Men

Happenings: Come Celebrate The Swatch Sistem51 HODINKEE Vintage 84 Tonight In New York City

A couple of weeks ago we launched the Swatch Sistem51 HODINKEE Vintage 84 – and we were truly blown away by the response. The initial stock sold out …

Watches

Happy Swatch time!

On Swatch ambassador Anne Curtis: Sistem Solaire<p>Choose the perfect holiday season accessory from Swatch. From ultrachic and trendy, to sleek and …

Philippines

Quartz watches - All downhill from here?

Quartz watches have never been more powerful, more universal, more affordable or more precise. So, where do they go from here?

Top 10 M&A Targets in Jewellery

The global market for jewellery is set to reach $364 billion by 2022. Where does the opportunity lie for investors?<p><b>NEW YORK, United States —</b> While …

Fashion

Swatch Club is the most fun way to interact with the Swatch brand and Club community network. Join the Club and enjoy exclusive benefits.

The door is open, so come on in! Swatch Club is all about people, people who love to have fun, live life to the fullest and share their passion for …

InterAct

"Swiss-made" label lacks precision for watch industry

ZURICH (Reuters) - If you buy a "Swiss-made" watch thinking it's almost entirely produced in Switzerland, you might be mistaken.<p>The manufacture of components including dials, sapphire glass and cases is flourishing in China, Thailand and Mauritius and many of these end up in watches designated as …

Watches

Luxury Brands Win Right to Block Sale of Goods on Amazon in Europe --Update

Luxury brands can restrict retailers from selling their products on web platforms like Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc. to protect their image, the European Union's top court ruled Wednesday.<p>The decision gives luxury companies a powerful tool in Europe to safeguard their exclusivity, which has become …

eCommerce

Ways To Play A Potential Recovery In Swiss Watch Demand

Swiss watch exports are recovering.<p>The bump is sales is led by a recovery in China.<p>There are three options: each with different risk/reward …

Watches

SWATCH X YOU HOLIDAY SET

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Minimalism

The Tissot Swissmatic Revolutionizes the Swiss-Made Mechanical Movement

Back in 2013, Swatch Group made an achievement that remains unmatched today: it produced a Swiss-made automatic watch movement entirely through an …

Watches

Mercedes-Benz to sponsor UCI World Cups and World Champs - MBR

Mountain bike sponsorship gets a pickup<p>Cycling’s international governing body the UCI has announced Mercedes-Benz as new title sponsor for World Cup …

Sport (UK)

Re-enter the watchmaking world of Tiffany

In 1853, Charles Lewis Tiffany commissioned a bronzed statue of Atlas to hang above the entrance of his newly opened emporium
at 550 Broadway, New …

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The UCI Welcomes Mercedes-Benz Vans as official Mountain Bike Partner

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Mercedes-Benz Vans are delighted to announce a partnership, which will see the German manufacturer become …

Mountains

Benz Vans as official Mountain Bike partner

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Mercedes-Benz Vans are delighted to announce a partnership, which will see the German manufacturer become …

Mountain Biking

Media

The new season is aiming to be bigger and better and richer as beach volleyball continues to expand around the world, seeing more places, more …

Beach Volleyball

Swatch – Sistem51 Hodinkee Vintage 84 Watch

Swatch has announced its Sistem51 Hodinkee Vintage 84 Watch, the brand’s first collaboration with watch store and news site Hodinkee.<p>The watch …

For Men

Pick a colour, any colour | The Brothers Brick

Let a little colour into your LEGO life with this collection of brick-built colour swatch cards from <b>Anthony SÉJOURNÉ</b>. A simple build to be sure, but …

Graphic Design

Where's the beach? It's coming to you!

The new season is aiming to be bigger and better and richer as beach volleyball continues to expand around the world, seeing more places, more …

Beach Volleyball

This sleek-looking watch is easily one of the coolest in the world — and it costs only $150

• <b>Hodinkee, a respected watch website, has collaborated with Swatch on an inexpensive, limited edition Sistem51 automatic watch.</b>• <b><br>The price is $150 — no premium on the current Sistem51 tag.</b>• <b><br>The design was inspired by a 1984 Swatch.</b><p>The Swatch Sistem51 was already a cool watch. The Swiss company rolled …

Business

Omega prepares for the future – powered by its first £1m watch*

Omega's brand spanking new factory is the barely recognisable grand-child of the watch ateliers of yesteryear, heralding an important new stage in …

For Men

The Swatch Sistem51 HODINKEE Vintage 84 Blends Mechanical Function and Modern Quirk, Just In Time For The Holidays

When Swatch introduced their Sistem51 at Baselworld 2013, it was met with a ton of praise and immediately became a bridge between the hardcore …

For Men

Hodinkee releases a Swatch Sistem51 for their latest collaboration

Their first collaboration with Swatch and their most affordable watch to date.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>Their first collaboration with …

For Men

In The Shop: Introducing The Swatch Sistem51 HODINKEE Vintage 84

Watches

Swatch Sistem51 Hodinkee Vintage 84

Price: $150 | BuyInspired by the modern simplicity of classic early 1980s Swatch designs, Hodinkee’s special Sistem51 watch features a 42mm …

Watches

INTERVIEW: John Goldberger

The name John Goldberger should be familiar to many of our readers, either for his highly celebrated books on Longines, Rolex, Patek Philippe and …

Watches

Why Jean-Claude Biver is so much more than a successful Swiss watch boss

When it comes to longevity in the watchmaking industry, Jean-Claude Biver has surpassed them all. Having served his apprenticeship at Audemars Piguet …

For Men

How Swatch continues to innovate 35 years after saving the Swiss watch industry

In 1983, Swatch rescued Switzerland's watch industry from the brink of extinction with a brilliantly simple solution. Today, its Sistem 51 line looks …

For Men