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GPHG 2022: The Complete List of Winners

The 22nd awards ceremony of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève, hosted by French actor Édouard Baer, was held on Thursday 10 November in Geneva’s Théâtre du Léman. The GPHG Academy – consisting of 650 key figures from within the industry – and the 2022 Jury chaired by Nick Foulkes honored watchmaking excellence and expertise by...

Watch Today’s GPHG Award Ceremony Live (12:30 PM EST)

Today’s the big night: The 2022 edition of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) is almost here, and you can watch the winners in real time on our livestream below (the ceremony is scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm Central European Time on November 10, 2022): Follow this link for an overview of the...

Green Rambles: The GPHG and Its Importance to the Industry

While most of our readers are probably enjoying a sunny beach, the cooler mountains, or any other desirable vacation hot spot, I am on the website of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG). Here, you can already find the complete list of the competing watches for this year’s edition. The amount of them is...

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Borrowed Time: The GPHG-Winning Seiko Prospex 1968 Diver’s Re-Creation SLA025J1

In 1968, three years after the brand’s first dive watch was released (the 62MAS or Reference 6217-800x with 150-meter water resistance), Seiko’s engineers managed to raise the bar with a Hi-Beat divers’ watch with 300-meter water resistance (Reference 6159-700x). This model was not only the first Japanese dive watch to be equipped with a 10-beat...

GPHG 2021: The Winners

A big night for Bulgari: he ultimate ‘best in show’ distinction, the “Aiguille d’Or” Grand Prix, was awarded to Bulgari for the Octo Finissimo watch. See all the winners:

GPHG 2020: The Winning Watches

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) — often called “The Oscars of Watchmaking” — just wrapped up in Geneva, and here’s the complete list of winners from this year’s edition:  Category Winner Link Grand Prix Piaget Altiplano Ultimate Concept  Profile Innovation Prize Parmigiani Fleurier Hijri Perpetual Calendar Profile Audacity Prize H. Moser & Cie...

GPHG 2020: Open for Entries

In the last few weeks, the newly founded GPHG Academy has kicked off the 20th edition of the industry’s leading award show with several hundred pre-selected models for the competition. Now the time has come for the brands to do the same: As of today, watch brands can officially enter the 2020 edition of the...

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Watch the 2019 GPHG Ceremony, Live From Geneva

Tonight ist the night: It’s time for the awards ceremony of the 2019 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG), often described as the “Oscars of Watchmaking.” “The GPHG aims, in a spirit of sharing and cooperation, to yearly highlight and reward high-quality creations in order to nurture the advancement of the watchmaking art and contribute to...

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Talking with Kari Voutilainen About the 217QRS, His GPHG Nomination, and the Future of Baselworld

Kari Voutilainen is a legend in the world of contemporary independent watchmaking. Over the past 16 years, he’s become one of the most well-regarded members of the niche scene, often specializing in small-series and one-off timepieces. He is known for his horological versatility, producing everything from tourbillons to chronographs; his superlative finishing; and his approachable...

The 10 GPHG-Nominated Brands You’ll See at WatchTime New York 2018

Frequently described as “The Oscars of Watchmaking,” the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) is the most coveted prize in the world of horology. Although the winners in each of the 12 categories won’t be announced until Friday, Nov. 9, we’ll have a number of this year’s nominees on view this weekend at WatchTime New York....

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Ulysse Nardin Officially Launches its GPHG-Nominated Dive Watch

After the GPHG nominees were announced a few weeks ago, there was one watch in the “Sports” category that captured a lot of early attention. A previously unreleased Ulysse Nardin diver caused dive-watch focused forums and social media pages to light up in a flurry of questions. Just what was this new direction for Ulysse...

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About Last Night: The Winning Watches from the 2017 GPHG Awards

The Grand Prix d’Horlogerie — a.k.a “The Oscars of Watchmaking” — wrapped up in Geneva last night and we have the scoop on everything you need to know about this year’s champions. The winner of the prized Aiguille d’Or? The Chopard L.U.C Full Strike, a watch that our own Norma Buchanan reviewed earlier this year...

Grand Seiko Takes Brooklyn at the 2022 GS9 Collector’s Summit

This past Friday, Grand Seiko USA hosted their second GS9 event in Brooklyn, NY at the historic Williamsburg Savings Bank. The day-long event carried over into the evening and was a flurry of panels, watchmaking demonstrations from the Horological Society of New York, the debut of a new watch, and even the recreation of the...