Girard-Perregaux this year celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Cat’s Eye, a homage to feminine elegance and sophistication. To mark the occasion, the watchmaker has announced its support for the publication of Role Model, the new art book by the duo of photographers and artists Markus&Koala for whom more than a hundred actors, pop stars, celebrities, sportsmen and women struck a pose.
Last October, the Federal Council approved an indicative list of eight Swiss traditions which will be candidates for inclusion in the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (ICH). These categories include the protection of know-how related to mechanical watchmaking.
Swiss watches enjoy an unrivalled worldwide reputation.
The Swiss watch industry has decided to strengthen the criteria of the Swiss made label.
Buying or selling counterfeit products undermines know-how, finances organised crime, and threatens jobs and innovation.