Swiss Watch Exports In The First Half Of 2011-continue To Grow Rapidly

Following the apparent recovery in 2010, watch exports continued to grow in the first half of 2011. Exports in six months amounted to 8.7 billion francs, an increase of 19.3% compared with the first half of 2010.
As a result, it is 1.4 billion francs above last year’s level, and this strong increase is higher than the 2008 baseline result.
Watch exports have steadily gone through the first half of the year, with double-digit growth in all months. In fact, the levels of growth in April and May exceeded 30%. The reason for the softer numbers in March and June is due to very negative base effects.
The watch industry continued to achieve outstanding results, while other industries encountered difficulties. However, the strong impact of exports has serious effects.
The sales chains at all levels have realized their profit margins, and the prices of products sold to foreign markets have continued to rise. In this context, this is likely to continue to grow, and industry forecasts remain optimistic, with sustained growth throughout 2011.
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Summer Wind On Color Palette Hublot Women’s Watch Color Big Bang

In the hot summer, how can there be less colorful collisions? Girly pink, fresh candy color? No! The soft and delicate whitewashing is a thing of the past, and bold, confident, and full of tension is the best interpretation of this generation of ‘Muse’! In the summer of 2014, Hublot once again played with the explosion of women’s watches! HUBLOT Hublot, which has always been known for its ‘integrated art’, has integrated femininity and power into the design concept of the watch from the beginning to the end-never following but leading the fashion trend, while being adept at material collision, superb watchmaking technology and Modern aesthetics are ingeniously intertwined, giving off the beauty of feminine balance between rigidity and flexibility!
   The bold fusion of artistic aesthetics and a variety of materials brings a color collision like a palette, exuding a bright atmosphere like the sun. Pop Art, which was popular in the 1970s, first entered the elegant watch hall of luxury watches. A humorous and modern temperament; blending decorative art, geometric figures, and spectral chromaticity into design inspiration, and the ever-fading stained glass allows time to flow through the millennium, and Fanghua still exists between square inches; the most precious from nature As a gift, the rarest precious metal ‘锇’ on the earth was first integrated into the dial in the form of a crystal, so that women’s desire for diamonds has since been replaced; not only that, as the enduring theme of contemporary art, skulls and skulls on the fashion runway The outdated Denim Cowboy appears again in the design of the dial, projecting the fearless and confident light in the rebellion.
   Since the birth of the Big Bang fruit series in 2008, boldly using bright and lively colors, inlaid Hublot women’s watches including rare materials such as sapphire, amethyst, topaz, garnet, tsavorite and diamonds, have quickly achieved success The enthusiasm for women who are stylish, confident and self-explanatory. On the road of paying tribute to traditional watchmaking technology and modern art aesthetics, Hublot has never ceased to break through and innovate. Playing with the Big Bang is not only a reinvention and interpretation of art and fashion, but also a great proof of women’s individuality and confidence!
Big Bang Pop Art Watch

   Pop Art is a strong visual expression in the fashion industry, and it was all the rage in the 1970s! Considering how to live in the summer in Hold? It is better to use the colorful imagination boldly on the wrist and challenge the dull and monotonous clothing match. Pop art’s witty and optimistic modern temperament is undoubtedly regarded as a synonym for challenging, subversive imagination and distinctiveness!
   In the Big Bang series, what brilliant sparks did pop art collide with? Rose pink, blue, bright purple, apple green, the explosion and collision of colors are perfectly integrated in the four watches-colorful and vibrant, this is a 100% remodeling of Pop Art and Interpretation is the pioneer of fine watchmaking. At the same time, it continues the Big Bang’s iconic 41 mm diameter design. The bezel is set with 48 square stones. The dial is equipped with a colorful chronograph small dial, which evokes people’s beautiful memories of the painter’s palette.
Classic fusion spotted tourbillon

   Everything comes from simple inspiration: stained glass windows-colorful glass panes filled with Art Deco elements. Hublot boldly displays the inspiration of geometric figures and brilliant colors on the wrist, and it is the first to be attractive with bright red and lake blue, and the same color changes in multiple chromaticities. The multiple chroma of one color is presented between the wrists, which is evident to the deep foundation of visual art. The unique frame of the skeleton tourbillon movement is the reproduction of the pane structure, and the colorful colors intertwined with the colorful glass, finally creating such a creative and exquisite watch masterpiece.
   The design of the watch itself is particularly eye-catching: the frame of the hollow tourbillon movement builds more than 15 see-through panes, each of which has O-shaped parts to fix the lens and ensure that it does not expand due to heat. High-tech glass is used Different spectra can be filtered physically. Glass that never fades down to the micron range with precision laser cutting. Linking the past and the future, respecting tradition and incorporating the innovative thinking of the leading era, even if time passes, the watch still displays bright light and shadow colors.
Big Bang denim watch

   This is the first ever luxury watch brand to launch a watch series inspired by the ‘Cowboy’ design. The dial and strap of the watch are not made of ordinary denim fabric, but are exclusively provided by Italian denim fabric manufacturers who provide fabrics for the world’s top luxury and fashion brands. The breakthrough design is amazing. The Hublot ‘Cowboy’ watch series includes three women’s watches-the ‘BIG BANG Cowboy Series’. It was born by combining the design concept of watch distributor and hotel magnate Tina Zegg with the Italian brand DSquared denim.
   Your fingertips slide across the texture of tannin fabric, as if you can breathe the pleasant summer atmosphere. In this era of denim never being outdated, any accessory will stand on the forefront of fashion because of denim elements. Whether it is fashionable, rock, sexy, bohemian, retro, urban, traditional or tie-dyed, tannins are versatile in any style and will always be a must-have wardrobe for men and women.
Classic Fusion Sky Tourbillon

   Women are naturally attracted by the rarity and dazzling of diamonds, and the lesser-known mysterious gems are also bred in the universe, full of deadly psychedelic colors. The rarest precious metal on the earth, thorium, is incorporated into the dial in the world’s first crystal form.锇 The crystal structure is dense and very stable in the air. Therefore, the unique blue luster possessed by 锇 never fades, and the unique form of the crystal structure can be attracted by her bright luster no matter what angle you look at. The unique black frame of the skeleton tourbillon movement reproduces the structure of the pane, and the rare sapphire crystal dial creates a marvel of watchmaking. As a member of the platinum group metals, about 10,000 tons of platinum ore contain about 28 grams of plutonium. It is estimated that there are about 200 tons of plutonium in the world, and the reserve of platinum is about 13,000 tons, which shows its rarity. After the scientists from Switzerland crystallized thorium through a highly precise process: at the melting point of thorium (3033 degrees Celsius), the structure was changed into thallium crystals. This kind of rubidium crystals ranging from 0.1 mm to several millimeters makes Hubble’s rubidium crystal dial a real miracle. Wearing this watch that combines the world’s unparalleled skills and the gift of nature is just like traveling through the summer starry night and enjoying the infinite charm of the universe.
Classic fusion skull skull full of diamonds

   Skull and crossbones, an art symbol of flashy life, a recurring theme in contemporary art and fashion. From Andy Warhol to Picasso, from Niki de Saint Phalle and her heart-shaped nose skull, to Damien Hirst and His colorful skulls with diamonds … Skull skulls often cause us to reflect on the vanity of the void. The diamond skull on the dial of this classic Skull full skull watch is rebellious with a slightly playful smile in the twist,
   Undoubtedly, it will become the sought-after work of fashionistas full of personality and self-tension in this era! The 45mm diameter watch is an unexpectedly perfect fusion of modern rebellious spirit and traditional inlay technology. With a total weight of more than 5 carats, 1,168 diamonds shone with madness and reckless charm, transmitting fearlessness and confidence.
Classic Fusion Bone Tourbillon

   The iconic skull pattern, the most extraordinary design and craftsmanship, equipped with an ingenious ‘skeleton’ tourbillon movement, a visually impactful aluminumized ceramic material … As a whole, it still conveys the elegant temperament of traditional high-level watchmaking concepts.
   The bone-shaped design perfectly blends with the skull-shaped one-minute tourbillon (the tourbillon takes one minute as the rotation period) to create a unique and extraordinary work. They are a perfect fusion of tradition and modernity, boldly combining traditional watchmaking technology with innovations and breakthroughs in the 21st century. The last detail choice-Hublot’s first use of Roman numerals to make the entire watch more interesting.

The 16th Shanghai International Film Festival Golden Jubilee Award Presentation Ceremony And Film Festival Closing Ceremony Jaeger-lecoultre Presented Watches For The Best Actors And Actresses

Jaeger-LeCoultre, the world’s top watch brand, is a partner of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival and a designated watch brand of the film festival. Mr. Daniel Chang, Chief Executive Officer of China, presented Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Reverso Watch and Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin Reverseo Watch Watch. The back of this watch is embedded with the icon of the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival, made by Jaeger-LeCoultre, using engraving and lacquer. A history of innovation and watchmaking excellence pays tribute to the best actors and actresses for their tireless efforts in the development of their film careers.

Picture 1: Mr. Zhang Huan, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre China, presented Grande Reverso Ultra Thin as the best actor winner, Hong Kong actor Zhang Jiahui. Zhang Jiahui won the Best Actor of the Golden Jubilee Award for his outstanding performance in the movie ‘Guild Fighting’.

Picture 2 is the CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre China. Mr. Zhang Huan presented Jaeger-LeCoultre Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin large-scale Reverso watch for the best actress winner Crystal Lee. Li Xinqiao won the Best Actress of the Golden Jubilee Award for her extraordinary performance in the movie ‘Guild Fighting’.

Make Fun In Time It’s Not Too Early To Buy A Watch At Any Time

Many young friends around me have asked me to recommend a watch for them. Some of them already know the watch and pay attention to the watch information, but they have been on the edge of the bezel. Hesitation hesitated, and more were just a casual question. In fact, there is no plan to buy a watch itself, and there are very few that have finally locked a few brand series under my recommendation, and eventually love the watch. For those who have no plans to buy a watch, needless to say, most of them are not yet age to wear a watch or there is little need to wear a watch even if they have already worked; for those who hesitate to wander, the reason is usually There is only one, and that is to hope that the watch can be bought in one step.
‘One step in place’ or ‘Just in time’
   ‘One step in place’ does seem to be a good way to save money, but this is only for those friends with a strong family or a mature age who have just come into contact with watches, for those who are working hard in society or even just starting their careers ‘One step’ for young people is obviously unrealistic. Holding the idea of ​​’one step in place’ to learn to watch and watch, not only loses a lot of fun to watch and watch, but also makes you lose confidence in the long-term negative emotion of the so-called ‘top’, And even if the hard work is enough for this money, in the end how many people can spend a lot of money to achieve this dream dream dream?

   So for these friends, and most of the young people who are new to watches, my suggestion is to ‘be happy in time’-if you want to buy a watch, then arrange your budget according to your current objective situation, in fact, whether it is tens of thousands of yuan , A few thousand yuan, or even only a few hundred yuan, you can choose a watch that you like, so that your personal image immediately improves a gradient, and when your financial ability has improved, you can consider higher prices and Quality watch.

   In fact, ‘Just in Time’ seems to be quite a twist and a waste of money, but for most ordinary people, this is far more objective and feasible than ‘one step’. Because no matter when you buy a watch, your budget is always based on your current objective income ability, and the so-called ‘one step’ is often more than the current income is acceptable for most people Range, so even if you save enough money in the end, you will just get yourself into trouble again, and the existing family may even affect the harmony of the family.

   Of course, ‘just in time’ does not mean that you blindly buy the watch you like. After all, the price of high-end watches is also very expensive for most ordinary people, and relatively speaking, most of them are 10,000 yuan or even many. 100,000-level watches do not have much appreciation space. Therefore, here I would like to make a few points and suggestions for table friends who are still hesitant to buy a watch or what watch.

How many watches a man buys in his life is appropriate

   The topic of ‘how many watches should a man buy?’ Has been on the Internet for a long time. It seems that no matter how much you say, there will always be people who disagree. In fact, this is true. You cannot determine exactly how many watches each man should buy in his lifetime, or which watches should be available. Different people are affected by the differences in their living environment and economic level. The finish line and the different styles of the watch are different, but for young friends who are new to the watch, it is not impossible to find. In my opinion, if it is not a friend who has a hobby for the watch, 2 ~ 4 It should be a reasonable number.

Development period-purchase budget of 10,000 yuan

   Most of the tablemates who have just started usually have entered a relatively stable job, or have more than one year of industry experience, and have a clearer direction for their future career development. Because for most men, usually only when they have entered a relatively stable life and already have a certain amount of disposable income in their hands, will they slowly start to feel like something is wrong on their wrists. I also call my cousin at this stage as a cousin who is in the career development period. For my cousin at this stage, my suggestion is to set the budget of the watch purchase at 10,000 to 20,000 yuan.

Recommended brands: Longines, NOMOS, Montblanc, Baume & Mercier, Frederique Constant, Tudor, etc.

Montblanc Star Classic U0108769

Frederique Constant SLIMLINE FC-306S4S6

Longines Master Series L2.628.4.78.3

NOMOS TANGENTE 164

Enlightenment period-within 10,000 yuan
   Of course, not all watch friends enter the career development period before the need for watch purchases. There are also some table friends who have just entered the workplace or are about to enter the workplace. They may pay great attention to the taste of life, pay attention to personal details, or because of their living environment, work contact and other reasons, the need for watch purchase has germinated earlier. I define the cousin at this stage as the cousin during the enlightenment period. The cousin at this stage is usually just economically independent or has not completely separated from the help of the family. Therefore, according to personal circumstances, the budget can be set at two Within 1,000 yuan, or set a budget in the range of 5,000 to 10,000 yuan.
Recommended brands: Fiyta, Rossini, Swatch, Casio, Tissot, Hamilton, Mido, etc.

Fiyta Classic GA8312.WWB Watch

Casio G-SHOCK YOUTH series GA-110C-7A watch

Tissot Haute Couture T086.407.16.031.00

Mido Berencelli M8690.4.11.8 watch

Rise period-budget purchase of 40,000 to 80,000 yuan

   For those cousins ​​who have passed the career development period, after a few years of hard work, their income will increase with the accumulation of work experience. At this time, more and more people will be in contact at work or in life. The social level of the contacts is becoming more and more complicated, and some people may feel that it is time to change the watch on their hands. I define a cousin at this stage as a cousin in a career ascent. Cousins ​​at this stage usually already have small savings. For their watch purchase budget, my suggestion is 40,000 to 80,000 yuan.

Recommended brands: Omega, IWC, Cartier, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rolex, Zenith, Panerai, etc.

IWC Portugal IW371401 Chronograph

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster Power Reserve Watch

Rolex Greenwich II Series 116710LN-78200 Watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Slim Master Series Q1368420

Maturity period-12-25 million yuan budget

   When men struggle to a successful career and form a happy family, naturally there is more reason to improve their quality of life, otherwise what is the meaning of success? For watch friends who have reached this stage, if there is no particular preference for the watch itself, in fact, a top-quality watch can be used in most formal occasions; if you have a strong interest in the watch Naturally, you can also slowly enrich and collect your favorite models according to your personal preferences and hobbies. For the former’s budget for purchasing watches, my suggestion is 12-25 thousand yuan, and the latter presumably does not require me to express my humble opinion here.

Recommended brands: Audemars Piguet, Vacheron Constantin, Breguet, Lange, Patek Philippe, etc.

Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 15300ST.OO.1220ST.01 watch

Vacheron Constantin 81180 / 000G-9117 watch

Breguet Classic 5177BB / 29 / 9v6 watch

Lange 1 Series 101.039 watch

   The above is a table purchase idea I suggested for my tablemates who are still confused and do n’t know how to buy a table. Since most of the tablemates who plan to save money in one step have basically passed the “enlightenment period”, I put the enlightenment period after the ‘development period’ and explained. I want to be able to start with a suitable watch in the ‘development period’ and ‘rising period’, and in the future life to work hard to ‘maturity’ is a reference idea for watch purchase. And I think that even for those young people who have a better family background and have the condition of ‘one step in place’, it is feasible and secure to buy watches according to my thinking. After all, if young people wear watches that are too luxurious, they will inevitably suffer People are criticized, and wearing a watch also depends on their experience and temperament.

   For many well-collected watch friends, each watch they bring is like their own records and summaries of a period of life, condensing precious memories of that time, and even if the old watch is replaced, whether it is carefully collected or Inheritance to juniors has also given watches a more precious meaning. Buying a watch with a ‘one-step’ mentality. Although it seems that there is nothing wrong with the starting point of saving money, in my opinion, buying a watch with this mentality not only loses the joy of selecting and looking at a lot of watches, Make your life a lot less rare touch ……