Valentin Piaget, Who Led the Piaget Ultra-Thin Watch Development and Advanced Women’s Watches, Dies

The creation of the ultra-slim movements by Piaget enabled Valentin Piaget to develop a range of slim watches.

Valentin Piaget, the grandson of Piaget founder Georges-Edouard Piaget, has passed away at the age of 94. This third-generation visionary in the watch world is the man responsible for pursuing the making of ultra-thin movements — an arena Piaget pioneered in the 1950’s and in which it has held a leadership role ever since. Brothers…

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Piaget has Starring Role in New ‘Jackie’ Movie with Natalie Portman

Piaget Tradition watch with natural turquoise dial will be officially unveiled at SIHH 2017.

In the new film about the Jackie Kennedy — the last four days before President John F. Kennedy was assassinated — Natalie Portman, who plays Jackie, wears the original Piaget watch with jade dial that Jackie wore. Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century and…

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GPHG 2016 Winners Gallery (and Why I Feel this is a Not-so-All-Inclusive Event)

GPHG 2016 Aiguille d'Or Grand Prix winner: Chronometrie Ferdinand Berthoud FB1

Last night — as watch lovers know — the annual Grand Prix de Horlogerie de Geneve — GPHG — awards were held. The awards (which this year were given to 14 category watch winners and one Special Jury Prize) are often acclaimed by many in the industry as the watch world’s Red Carpet or Academy…

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Philippe Leopold-Metzger, CEO of Piaget, Talks About the Significance and Design of the Piaget Polo S Line

Recently Piaget unveiled its newest Piaget Polo S watch in New York, where we also had the opportunity to talk to global CEO, Philippe Leopold Metzger about the launch of the new line that is created only in stainless steel and that represents a new opening price point for the brand. Consisting of five models,…

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Fast Focus: Introducing Piaget’s “Year of the Monkey” Altiplano Cloisonné Watch

Over the past month or so, we have been bringing you a close up look at all of the new watches that celebrate the Year of the Monkey. Today, we present the Piaget Limited Edition Year of the Monkey watch. To celebrate the Chinese New Year (which begins next week), Piaget presents the playful monkey, the…

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SIHH 2016: Meet the Piaget Emperador Coussin XL 700P Mechanical Quartz Watch

  What happens when an iconic luxury watch brand with a legendary history in ultra thin mechanical watches, as well as in the quartz revolution decides to marry its  feats?  The answer lies with Piaget, here at the 2016 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), where we are taking a closer look at the newest…

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