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  • HOMAGE TO THE CHAMPION OF THE OCEANS

    20 January, 2014 - 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Expedition Jacques-Yves Cousteau"

    In 1971, for his film “The Dragons of Galapagos”, the best-known pioneer of marine research, Jacques Cousteau, undertook an expedition to the remote islands in the Pacific. He not only succeeded in capturing sensational underwater footage of the Galapagos marine iguanas: he also learned much about the mysteries of their way of life.

  • SIGNS OF LIGHT FROM THE DEEP

    20 January, 2014 - 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Aquatimer Chronograph IW376804 and Aquatimer Automatic IW329001

    Charles Darwin wrote that the species with the best chances of survival are those that are most ready to adapt. Seen in this light, the prospects of success for the new Aquatimer Chronograph and the new Aquatimer Automatic from IWC Schaffhausen are very promising.

  • IWC Schaffhausen receives the Butterfly Mark ...

    10 January, 2014 - 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    “Positive Luxury” has awarded IWC Schaffhausen with the Butterfly Mark for its outstanding commitment to championing positive initiatives on both a local and global level. These achievements have led to IWC’s recognition by the advisory board of Positive Luxury as a Positive Brand of 2013.

  • IWC Schaffhausen opens boutique in Venice

    7 January, 2014 - 8 months, 3 weeks ago

    Venice Boutique

    Following the opening of the first Italian boutique in Rome in March of last year, IWC Schaffhausen is now putting down roots in Venice. To underline the importance of the Italian market, the Swiss watch manufacturer has decided to expand its retail network at Piazza San Marco in Venice, the beating heart of one of the world’s most beautiful and celebrated cities.

  • Aquatimer - THE EVOLUTION OF THE DIVER’S WATC...

    1 January, 2014 - 9 months ago

    Aquatimer Chronograph Edition "Galapagos Islands"

    The evolution of the diver’s watches from IWC continues. The 2014 Aquatimer collection from IWC Schaffhausen comes with inspired technical features, even more in-house calibres and a patented IWC bracelet quick-change system.

  • Solution competition WATCH INTERNATIONAL 4/20...

    20 December, 2013 - 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    WATCH International 4/13

    Solution to “Guess Who” competition WATCH INTERNATIONAL 4/2013, Mr. Steve Jobs.

  • “THE LITTLE PRINCE” reading with Pierfrancesc...

    19 December, 2013 - 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    In the run-up to the Christmas holidays, IWC organized a reading from the celebrated book at its Rome boutique on Piazza di Spagna honoured by the attendance of Pierfrancesco Favino, Italian actor and IWC Friend of the Brand.

  • IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN ANNOUNCES THREE-YEAR PARTNE...

    16 December, 2013 - 9 months, 2 weeks ago

    BFI Logo

    The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been appointed a partner of the BFI (British Film Institute) and the BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® for 2014, 2015 and 2016. IWC will also be the headline sponsor of the BFI’s fundraising gala LUMINOUS in 2015.

  • FOR IWC, NICO ROSBERG SWAPS RACE SUIT FOR WAT...

    12 December, 2013 - 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    Georges Kern, CEO of swiss watch manufacturer IWC (L-R), Nico Rosberg and presenter Florian Koenig attend a press talk following a watchmaking class

    At a media event organized today by Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen, brand ambassador Nico Rosberg replaced his customary race suit with a white coat and – as a participant in an exclusive watchmaking course – demonstrated his feel for technology and precision craftsmanship.

  • IWC FILMMAKER AWARD PRESENTED BY CATE BLANCHE...

    8 December, 2013 - 9 months, 3 weeks ago

    he panel of judges for the IWC Filmmakers Award

    Academy Award winner and IWC Friend of the Brand Cate Blanchett presented the second IWC Filmmaker Award to Waleed Al Shehhi, for his film “Dolphins”. Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) collaborated for the second consecutive year to give talented film-makers from the region the opportunity to win the award.

  • IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN INAUGURATES NEWLY RENOVATED ...

    6 December, 2013 - 9 months, 4 weeks ago

    IWC_Boutique_Moscow_interior_972x426

    Three years ago, in the prestigious setting of Berlinskiy Dom, Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen opened the doors of its first boutique in Moscow. The boutique has now reopened after considerable renovation and welcomes visitors to explore the world of haute horlogerie through IWC’s iconic timepieces.

  • IWC Schaffhausen auctions unique piece and bu...

    12 November, 2013 - 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    Auction unique piece Sotheby Le Petit Prince Edition

    A unique piece by the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen was among the timepieces under the hammer at the Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Important Watches. Together with the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation, IWC is using the proceeds to support the construction of a school with a library in Cambodia, thereby contributing to the fight against illiteracy.

  • HASANGA, 12, CROSSES THE WINNING LINE AS LAU...

    11 November, 2013 - 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    Laureus_Project_DeSilva_2

    The exhilarating joy of sport is captured in the imaginative design produced by a 12-year-old Sri Lankan boy which has been engraved on the back of a limited edition IWC Schaffhausen watch. A defined percentage of the earnings of the limited Edition are invested in the support of Laureus Projects.

  • CATE BLANCHETT HEADS JURY OF SECOND IWC FILMM...

    8 November, 2013 - 10 months, 3 weeks ago

    The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that IWC Friend of the Brand and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett will head the IWC Filmmakers Award jury again this year. IWC and the DIFF also announced the shortlisted projects in the line-up for the USD 100,000 prize for the second IWC Filmmaker Award taking place on 7 December 2013 during the 10th edition of DIFF.

  • Watches of Switzerland, London High Horology ...

    4 November, 2013 - 11 months ago

    IWC Schaffhausen announces an exclusive three week High Horology exhibition in association with Watches of Switzerland, from 4th – 22nd November. The exhibition will rotate around three, central London Watches of Switzerland stores and will offer clients an exclusive opportunity to view a selection of limited pieces from IWC Schaffhausen.

  • IWC.com Is Now Available in Russian

    1 November, 2013 - 11 months ago

    IWC says “Zdravstvujte!” to all its fans in Russia by launching a Russian version of iwc.com. We look forward to welcoming you into the exciting world of IWC Schaffhausen, its brand story, exclusive design and precision engineering.

  • NICO ROSBERG, IWC FRIEND OF THE BRAND, TO LAU...

    25 October, 2013 - 11 months, 1 week ago

    IWC Boutique The Galleria F1 Simulator

    The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is pleased to announce that IWC Friend of the Brand Nico Rosberg from the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team and Georges Kern, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen, will kick off the 2013 Abu Dhabi racing week by test driving a MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Simulator at The Galleria on 31 October.

  • IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN UNVEILS FLAGSHIP BOUTIQUE HO...

    11 October, 2013 - 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen unveils its redesigned 1881 Heritage Flagship Boutique Hong Kong. After extensive refurbishment, the new boutique features a stunning entrance showcasing IWC’s haute horlogerie and a mesmerizing LED-glass movement animation. Watch connoisseurs who appreciate the art and craftsmanship of fine timepieces will be sure to have a unique experience.

  • IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN AND FRIEND OF THE BRAND ZINÉ...

    9 October, 2013 - 11 months, 3 weeks ago

    IWC Friend of the Brand Zinedine Zidane, Veronique Zidane and Karoline Huber, IWC Middle East & India Brand Director at IWC Boutique The Galleria Grand Opening

    IWC Schaffhausen’s newest boutique at The Galleria witnessed an opening with a charitable twist. IWC’s Friend of the Brand and legendary footballer Zinédine Zidane spent a day with the children from Special Care Centre treating them to an exciting football match. At the grand opening, IWC announced that it will be donating 10 percent of all its sales from the brand’s new boutique between 9 and 19 October 2013 to Special Care Centre.

  • IWC's Unique Big Pilot's Watch Perpetual Cale...

    3 October, 2013 - 12 months ago

    70 years after the first publication of “The Little Prince” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s bestselling novel, Sotheby’s and IWC will join forces to support the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation. A unique version of the Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince” will be presented in Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Important Watches on 12 November 2013. All the proceeds from the sale will benefit the Foundation and contribute to the construction of a school with a library in Cambodia.