Parmigiani Fleurier

Parmigiani Fleurier is a Swiss luxury watch company. Parmigiani Fleurier was founded in 1976, its name is based on the last name of the founder (Michel Parmigiani) and the city where it resides (Fleurier). As a traditional manufaturer, Parmigiani Fleurier builds all components of the watches in-house. It has no affiliations with any of the larger luxury groups like LVMH, Richemont, Swatch Group or PPR. Notable models include the Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa, Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda, Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti, Parmigiani Fleurier Pershing, Parmigiani Fleurier Transforma, Parmigiani Fleurier Ovale, Parmigiani Fleurier Toric. The ladies' collection includes the Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa, Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda, Parmigiani Fleurier Pershing. Laslty, Parmigiani Fleurier also produces clocks. Parmigiani Fleurier prices range up to $200,000 (for the Bugatti model) and among the most popular watches currently are the Parmigiani Fleurier Toric chronograph and Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda. Collectors will rarely find Parmigiani Fleurier watches sale infos because all of the prices are based on the official Parmigiani Fleurier price list. WatchTime publishes Parmigiani Fleurier review stories to help you find the right watch for your collection; all our stories include Parmigiani watch prices and photos. WatchTime's coverage of Parmigiani Fleurier watches is based on news, reviews and features. Our Parmigiani Fleurier channel will be updated constantly.

Monochrome Monday: Reviewing the Parmigiani Tonda Metrographe

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Parmigiani is a relatively new name in the world of high-end timepieces. The brand has remained a niche player for its first 18 years, and has focused exclusively on the absolute top end of haute … [Read more...]


Press Release: WatchTime’s Newest E-Special Showcases the Watches of SIHH 2015

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New York City (NY); Watchtime.com, the website of America’s best-selling watch magazine, WatchTime, has announced its latest downloadable E-Special, collecting its complete coverage of the 2015 … [Read more...]


Leather and Lugs: The Making of a Hermès Watch Strap

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Watch straps usually play second fiddle to the watches they hold in place. Not at La Montre Hermès, which takes its leather goods as seriously as it does its watchmaking. In this feature from the … [Read more...]


Let’s Kick It: 6 Watches That Celebrate Soccer

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The so-called "beautiful game" is what we Americans call soccer and what nearly everyone else calls football. Some of the world's luxury watch and sports watch makers have gotten in on the excitement, … [Read more...]


Feminine and Exclusive: 9 Luxury Watches for Ladies

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At the big watch fairs, the stars of the show tend to be complicated watches for men, but each year watch brands also debut plenty of ladies' watches, many made at the same level of craftsmanship as … [Read more...]


7 Signs Chopard is Serious About High Watchmaking

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Recently, WatchTime was among a select group of media outlets invited to tour and explore Chopard's Swiss watchmaking operations in Geneva and Fleurier. By the end of the comprehensive visit, it was … [Read more...]


5 Standout Skeleton Watches From SIHH 2015

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The WatchTime editorial team recently returned from SIHH 2015, and one of the trends we noticed at this year's fair was a number of brands putting their own spin on the classical skeleton watch. Here … [Read more...]


Audio: 12 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2015

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At SIHH 2015 in Geneva, I had the chance to chat with 12 watch industry executives, from 11 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces introduced at the show and what lies ahead in 2015. Follow the … [Read more...]


Monochrome Watches at SIHH 2015: Parmigiani and Bugatti Celebrate A Decade Together

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All too often we see relationships between watch manufactures and automobile companies come and then go. Seemingly, the faster the car the more tempestuous the relationship with their time-keeping … [Read more...]


SIHH 2015: Watch Insider Previews the Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Squelette

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At SIHH in Geneva this year, Parmigiani Fleurier has brought out a new skeletonized ultra-thin watch: the Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Squelette. It gives a clear view of the new PF 705 movement. Here's a … [Read more...]


Fratello Friday: 5 Independent Watch Brands Worth Your Time

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One could say that choosing a watch from one of the big brands (Rolex, Omega, Breitling, et cetera) is going the easy route. There are many alternatives out there from independent brands that deserve … [Read more...]


Which Watch Brand Spends the Most on Advertising?

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Watch brands spent almost half a billion dollars on advertising in the U.S in 2013. The total was $492.68 million: a record high, and up 23.3 percent from the 2012 total. That figure comes from … [Read more...]


Time is Money: The 26 Richest Swiss Watch Barons

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Each year the respected Swiss business magazine, Bilan, publishes a list of the 300 richest Swiss with a rough estimate of their fortunes. For this article we examined the list for you to see which … [Read more...]


IBG 2014: Highlight Watches from 3 Boutique Watch Brands

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WatchTime's 2014 "Inside Basel.Geneva" event tour wraps up this week in San Francisco (October 2). West coach watch aficionados who attend this final IBG show of the year will have the opportunity to … [Read more...]


Parmigiani Bugatti 10-Year Anniversary Watch Debuts at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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The first watch to arise from the partnership of boutique Swiss watch brand Parmigiani Fleurier and French luxury automaker Bugatti, the Bugatti Type 370 watch, launched in 2004. To commemorate 10 … [Read more...]


Knights of Gold: Roger Dubuis Excalibur Roundtable

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With another season of HBO's medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" currently airing, it seems an appropriate time to revisit a timepiece from Roger Dubuis's flagship Excalibur collection, the Roger … [Read more...]


Audio: 14 Watch Executive Interviews from SIHH 2014 (Updated)

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At this year's SIHH in Geneva, I spoke with 14 important figures, from 13 luxury watch brands, about the timepieces unveiled at the show and what each brand has in store for 2014. Follow the links … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014: Watch Insider Previews New Parmigiani Bugatti Watches

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The 2014 SIHH starts today... here from my blog, Watch-Insider.com, are specs, photos, and illustrations of one new more watch whose details have been released prior to the fair, the Parmigiani … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: Introducing TAG Heuer’s New In-House Movement, Caliber 1969

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TAG Heuer's new integrated mechanical chronograph movement, Caliber 1969, is now being produced at the recently finished fourth TAG Heuer factory, in Chevenez in the Swiss Jura. I take you inside the … [Read more...]


Watch Insider: Hermès Unveils its First Tourbillon Watch

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Up until very recently, Hermès was known more as a fashion brand than as a purveyor of haute horlogerie. However, its watchmaking subsidiary, La Montre Hermès, has been challenging those assumptions … [Read more...]


La Montre Hermès CEO Luc Perramond: The WatchTime Q&A

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Luc Perramond, CEO of La Montre Hermès, the watchmaking division of the famed French fashion house, is on a mission to elevate Hermès timepieces to a higher level of manufacturing self-sufficiency … [Read more...]


Parmigiani Celebrates Brazil Soccer with New CBF Watch Collections

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When Brazil's CBF soccer team defeated reigning world champ Spain 3-0 in the Confederation Cup final on June 30, they had at least one Swiss watch company in their cheering section: Parmigiani … [Read more...]


Richard Mille Opens New Factory in the Swiss Jura

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Richard Mille has become the latest luxury watch manufacturer to take a decisive step toward becoming a full-fledged manufacture, announcing the opening of its new case and component factory in Les … [Read more...]


Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we … [Read more...]


Parmigiani Adds New Tourbillon to Its Pershing Collection

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Parmigiani Fleurier, the boutique brand founded by master watchmaker Michel Parmigiani, has added a new limited-edition watch, called the Tourbillon Abyss, to its collection of Pershing timepieces, … [Read more...]


How Bovet Blossomed

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In our March-April issue, on sale now, WatchTime's Jay Deshpande speaks to Bovet owner Pascal Raffy about his plans for the 187-year-old brand. In this feature from our December 2009 issue, writer … [Read more...]


Parmigiani Sponsors 35th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex

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Parmigiani participated in the recent 35th International Balloon Festival of Château-d’Oex as a sponsor for the nine-day-long hot air balloon festival in Switzerland. … [Read more...]


SIHH Day Two: Roger Dubuis, Parmigiani, Montblanc

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Geneva's watch fest rolls on, and your WatchTime team is on site to cover it. Day two is a flurry of appointments and meetings with various brands, but in between, here's a look at some of the people, … [Read more...]


Maîtres du Temps Rounds Out Chapter Two

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Last year's headliner watch from Maîtres du Temps was undeniably the innovative Chapter Three Reveal — but the haute-de-gamme brand, which teams up noted independent watchmakers to produce limited, … [Read more...]


Hermès Dressage

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La Montre Hermès has updated its Dressage watch for men, expanding the diameter of its traditional tonneau case by 1.5 mm to 40.5 mm. The big news for Hermès is what’s inside: the firm’s first … [Read more...]