Swiss Luxury Watches For Men and For Women

Men’s watches and women watches made by TAG Heuer

Each watch a paragon of precision engineering, quality, and sporting heritage. This is the TAG Heuer DNA. This is what ensures TAG Heuer position as a world leader of luxury sports watches and chronographs.

Swiss watches are renowned for their quality and precision. And within the world of Swiss watches, TAG Heuer watches are known not just for quality and precision, but for avant-garde design and advanced technology too. For a sports heritage that inspires excellence. And for quality materials that create luxury watches for men and women.

Since 1860, when Edouard Heuer opened his first workshop in the Swiss mountains, TAG Heuer has been consistently first to master chronograph precision in its smallest increments. Stunning consumers and the watchmaking industry with the likes of the 1916 Mikrograph - the world’s first sports stopwatch with 1/100th of a second precision. Or more recently with the Mikrotimer Flying 1000, the only mechanical chronograph to measure and display 1/1,000th of a second. And in 2012, it’s the turn of the Mikrogirder Concept Watch to dazzle with its unprecedented precision – 5/10,000th of a second accuracy. Today, TAG Heuer is the only Swiss watch brand producing mechanical and automatic chronographs with this phenomenal fractional second accuracy.

Throughout its history, TAG Heuer has been at the cutting edge of time on sea, land and in the air. From date displays to fly-back hands – TAG Heuer innovations have been adopted by leading makers of luxury sports watches worldwide. It was Edouard Heuer who invented the oscillating pinion for the Microtimer in 1886 – now central to almost every contemporary mechanical chronograph. In 2004 the Monaco V4 concept watch reinvented time with drive-belts and ball-bearings – and received a rapturous welcome in Geneva.

This tradition of award-winning innovation continues with the 2010 TAG Heuer Pendulum. A concept so revolutionary it overturned a 300 year-old fundamental of watch making – the balance wheel and hairspring mechanism. For the first time in watchmaking history, the oscillations of the balance wheel are driven not by the hairspring, but by magnetic field. An incredible achievement. Where does the inspiration come from?

A rich heritage and active engagement in the sporting arena. TAG Heuer’s long relationship with motorsports is legendary. Team Ferrari in the 1970s. The last 25 glorious years with McLaren F1. Emerging from this love of speed and performance, the impeccable performance of the TAG Heuer Formula 1, Monaco, Carrera and Grand Carrera Chronograph. Each watch a masterpiece of design and manufacturing, performance and precision.

And from the aquatic world – yachting, ocean-racing and scuba diving – comes Aquaracer, the indispensable sports watch. Aquaracer is proudly worn by the ORACLE Racing team in their aim to capture the America’s Cup. Their values - high performance and split-second precision - find support in their partnership with TAG Heuer.

This passion for professional sports also led to the development of the ultra-light Professional Sports Watch and the iconic LINK series. And TAG Heuer, in a constant quest for innovation, performance and prestige, continues to aim ever higher. A drive for excellence reflected in its partnerships with sporting champions, powerful ambassadors like tennis player Maria Sharapova, and F1 winner Jenson Button. Glamorous Cameron Diaz, Leondardo DiCaprio, iconic Steve McQueen, China’s Chen Dao Ming and India’s Shah Rukh Khan are charismatic TAG Heuer ambassadors too – each of them sharing TAG Heuer’s integrity, passion and excellence.

TAG Heuer watches for men are innovative timepieces that combine TAG Heuer’s mastery of precision with its racing heritage and prestige materials. Women too appreciate the TAG Heuer values of performance and reliability: TAG Heuer has designed watches for women since its earliest days. In luxury materials like diamonds, ceramic and mother-of-pearl, TAG Heuer watches for women speak to her femininity with ultra glamorous, elegant designs.

29 May. SPORT AND GLAMOUR FOR TAG HEUER IN MONACO

The Swiss Watchmaking Legend caps its "150 Years of Motor Racing"
Celebrations with a star-studded Monaco GP Weekend

TAG Heuer turned the glittering city-state of Monaco into its own private. Principality last weekend when it hosted a dazzling series of celebrity events centered around the most glamorous date on the international motor-racing circuit — the famous Monaco Grand Prix.

The TAG Heuer events, which were attended by a dizzying array of royalty, F1 stars and celebrities, were held to showcase the Swiss brand’s “150 Years of Motor Racing” celebrations and its new Official Partner, Official Watch and Official Eyewear of the Monaco Grand Prix, the world’s most glamorous race organized by Automobile Club de Monaco (ACM).

The festivities kicked off Friday, May 27th at the Amber Lounge Fashion Show, a star-studded charity event held at the stunning poolside venue at Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monaco under the high patronage of H.S.H Prince Albert II. The hottest night-time ticket of the Monaco GP weekend saw F1 race drivers and the ladies of F1 team up with top fashion models to showcase eveningwear by British designer Matthew Williamson and the latest in high-fashion timepieces by TAG Heuer. Among the F1 drivers on the catwalk were Felipe Massa, Vitaly Petrov, Adrian Sutil, Paul di Resta, Jaime Alguersuari, Nico Rosberg, Jerome d‘Ambrosio, Heikki Kovalainen, Sergio Perez and Vitantonio Liuzzi.

Presented by BBC’s Jake Humphrey and overseen by H.S.H Prince Albert de Monaco’s bride-to-be Charlene Wittstock, the charity event raises funds and awareness for the Special Olympics. A highlight of the evening was a special auction of two exclusive TAG Heuer watches: a TAG Heuer Formula 1 Lady Steel & Ceramic Chronograph with Diamond dial and diamond bezel, and a McQueen Monaco Chronograph with the iconic blue dial of the original worn by the actor in the classic 1970 race film, Le Mans. Both timepieces have been especially emblazoned with ACM logo for the occasion giving them a unique flair compared to collections available in Boutiques. The Monaco reached the tremendous price of EURO 22’000.- at the auction and the TAG Heuer Formula 1 Lady Euro 16’000.-. The Amber Lounge After Party extended late into the night to a special performance by R&B pop Taio Cruz on the beach of the Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel.

Over the week-end, TAG Heuer gave an exclusive tour of the paddocks and hosted special interview sessions with Jack Heuer, Alain Prost, and Jenson Button.

The race itself was a fitting backdrop for the exciting launch of three new chronographs in TAG Heuer’s iconic Monaco model: the Monaco V4 Rose Gold, the Monaco V4 Titanium and the single-piece creation, Monaco Mikrograph. The celebrated watch line, started by Jack Heuer in 1969, is, like the Grand Prix from whence it gets its name, synonymous with sporting glamour the world over.

The one-off Monaco Mikrograph will make a return visit to Monaco on September 22 for the Only Watch charity auction. The unique timepiece will be donated for auction at the charity event, which supports research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

As the Official Watch and Eyewear of the Monaco Grand Prix, TAG Heuer was visible everywhere on TV : through TAG Heuer flags prominently displayed on bridges and trackside, through our TVC on giant screens and through a special starting-grid event showcasing the famous Formula One “grid girls”. At the start of the race, the 24 stunning women will hold up boards bearing the racecar drivers’ names while wearing Formula 1 Lady Steel and Ceramic watches, TAG Heuer Avant-Garde eyewear and specially designed TAG Heuer mini-dresses inspired by Steve McQueen’s racing suit in the movie Le Mans.

Even Sebastian Vettel - who won the race - was impressed!

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