Following the success of the Classic Fusion Mykonos from the last five years (2012 to 2016) and in the presence of Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, John Gofas and Gregory Gofas, the Swiss watchmaking brand is unveiling a new model for summer 2017: even more precious, two-colour titanium and King Gold.
Greece. Summer. The Cyclades Archipelago. Mykonos, without question the archetypal Greek island. The famous windmills…Keeping with the theme of blue and white, and again featuring this discreet, elegant little rotating windmill – the symbol of Mykonos – at 3 o’clock, this new chic sports model is 45 mm in diameter and equipped with a chronograph self-winding movement, 207 components, 60 jewels and a 42-hour power reserve.
This precious timepiece is available only in Mykonos in two variants: titanium (limited to 50 pieces) and King Gold (limited to 20 pieces). The dial is opened to give a peek at the chronograph movement, a delight for the eyes – that can admire this beautiful chr
“The rarest cigar in the world” according to purists, the Fuente Fuente Opus X is celebrating its 20th anniversary. It started in 1980 when Carlos Fuente set up his cigar factory in the Dominican Republic, near the town of Santiago against everyone’s advice. It was here where, after several attempts, he and his family succeeded in growing tobacco plants that produced wrapper leaf of the highest quality, with a uniquely powerful and rich flavour. He was profoundly confident of achieving this result as the place bore a strange resemblance to the “Pinar del Rio”, the valley in which the best tobacco is grown in Cuba. Thus was born the “Chateau de la Fuente”, the first of the Fuente factories on Hispaniola, the continuity of the Fuente & Cie business that his grandfather had founded in Cuba in 1912. To celebrate this success, he decided to produce the king of cigars, for which no concession would be made in terms of quality: the Fuente Fuente Opus
As the Official Timekeeper of the 79th Bol d’Or Mirabaud, Hublot unveils its limited-edition Classic Fusion Chronograph Bol d’Or Mirabaud 2017 For the fifth year running, Hublot is a sponsor and official timekeeper of the Bol d’Or Mirabaud. This prestigious competition allows Hublot to demonstrate its attachment to its roots in Geneva and its love of sailing. After all, how could it be otherwise with a name like ‘Hublot’, which means ‘porthole’ in French? Pitting skilled yachtsmen and women against each other, the winds, and themselves, the Bol d’Or Mirabaud is a perfect reflection of the Hublot philosophy. As tradition dictates, the competitors will set sail from Port Noir in Geneva at 10 a.m. on Saturday, 17 June. They must then sail the 66.5 nautical miles — 123 kilometres — journey from Port Noir to Bouveret and back again. No less than 100 volunteers and 20 boats from the Geneva Yacht Club will supervise over 500 single-
Two days before the beginning of the 75th edition of the Monaco Grand Prix, the World Stars friendly Football match brought together H.S.H. Prince Albert II as captain of the AS Star Team for Children and Felippe Massa, driver behind the wheel of the “Piloti” drivers team. Joining them on the pitch, stars of football, skiing, cycling and Formula 1TM to take on each other on under the direction of Claudio Ranieri under the rhythm set by Hublot’s fourth official panels. To symbolise their solidarity for a good cause, the two teams wore specially designed Hublot kit. The winning goal was scored by the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Team. The World Stars Football Match Monaco has been taking place every year for 25 years on the fringe of the Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix. A friendly match gathering around thirty celebrities and sports stars on the pitch. Led by H.S.H. Prince Albert II, the AS Star Team for Children combined the speed of the motorcycle racer Loris Capirossi, the I
To mark the occasion of more than 40 years of supporting disadvantaged young people in the United Kingdom, Hublot has partnered with The Prince’s Trust to create a Special Edition charity timepiece the ‘Classic Fusion Chronograph Prince’s Trust’. In recognition of this prestigious new philanthropic partnership haute horology watch brand Hublot hosted anexclusiveeveningatLondon’shistoricKensingtonPalaceGardens. Guestswereinvitedtoattendaprivate tour of the grandeur of The King’s Apartments, followed by a seasonal gala dinner held in the magnificent surroundings of The Orangery. The exclusive Prince’s Trust edition was showcased inside the iconic Orangery framed by the Hublot “H” sculpted from blue hydrangeas, paying homage to the beauty of the grounds at Kensington Palace. Hublot CEO, Ricardo Guadalupe, hosted the evening and was joined by special guests Paul Brown, The Prince’s Trust Marketing Director and Helen David, Harrod
Hublot loves art and the world of music: back in 2010, Hublot teamed up with Depeche Mode for a charity concert at London s Royal Albert Hall. Then, in 2014, Hublot and Depeche Mode decided to work together again, to create an exclusive series of 250 watches: the Big Bang Depeche Mode. This year, the watch brand Hublot and Depeche Mode launched a new “watch for water” at Baselworld. Hublot has created the limited edition watch to celebrate the band’s new album
Hublot s love of colour infuses the Spirit of Big Bang Moonphase with four new models in shades of blue, purple, orange and pink. Matching strap, quartz dial, sand-blasted moon phase disc, hands, indices and stone-set bezel all set the tone of this vivid monochrome collection. Are you hoping for light and colour this summer? Hublot has brought the two together, taking the brilliant intensity of the moon and infusing it with the season s on-trend colours – indigo blue for denim lovers, bold purple for an ultraviolet look, vibrant orange for an upbeat take on time and bubblegum pink for a rose-tinted outlook. Inside the iconic 42 mm tonneau case, beneath its sapphire crystal, the openworked architecture of the HUB1770 hand-wound skeleton movement is enhanced by a quartz dial made from silicon dioxide (SiO2) and aluminium oxide (AI2O3) melted at high temperature. The quartz is coloured by the addition of a mixture of “rare earth elements”. With a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, the dial