Up Close: Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Heritage Blue Abyss

 It isn’t every day that a person has a watch made to honor their 70thbirthday, but Michel Parmigiani isn’t just any person. The now 70-year-old master watchmaker is the founder of Parmigiani Fleurier and in honor of this birthday, the brand is creating a limited edition series of the first wristwatch he designed, the Toric,…

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Meet The Winners Of The Watch World’s Grand Prix Awards, GPHG 2020

GPHG Awards 2020

This year marks the first time I could not attend the GPHG awards ceremony in person in a while — thanks to COVID-19. As a member of the Academic jury, I was bummed. But then, as it turned out, the entire event had to be held virtually because of the pandemic. I was even more…

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GPHG 2020 Finalists: Full List, 84 Nominees

GPHG 202

This year’s Grand Prix d’ Horlogerie de Geneve (GPHG)  — what some refer to as the Academy Awards of watchmaking – has announced the 84watch nominees for the 2020 edition. The nominations have been selected by more than 350 members of the watchmaking community, from brand executives, to watchmakers, watch educators and leaders and journalists…

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Introducing: Parmigiani Tondagraph GT Rose Gold Blue

Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph GT Rose Gold Blue

By Nancy Olson Milestones are important in the life of a company, marking notable achievements and insuring consistent forward momentum. And Parmigiani Fleurier is sharing yet another of its many accomplishments with the introduction of the new limited edition Tondagraph GT Rose Gold Blue, released this week at Watches & Wonders Shanghai. The Tondagraph GT…

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Beginner’s Guide: What Is A Chronograph?

Parmigiani Fleurier Tondagraph

This week we offer a quick look at watch complications from a beginner’s viewpoint. For the past few months we have gotten  a lot of questions about watch complications and how to just get the basics down. So here, we offer watch education for a true novice. This week: What is a chronograph? What is…

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Introducing the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Tourbillon

Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Tourbillon Slate

When you are familiar with Swiss luxury watch brand Parmigiani Fleurier, you may think you have seen it all from them. However, you have not. Today the brand unveiled its first tourbillon in the Toric line. Let me start off by saying, there is a superb sophistication  to this piece. “Like everything that Parmigiani Fleurier…

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