16 Feb 2018
this edition of 1888 is dedicated to Heritage. We meet people and organisations who, like us, haven’t forgotten their origins, who build on tradition – and understand how brands with history must also embrace innovation. Our cover feature focuses on book collecting – specifically the stories of Sherlock Holmes, who recently celebrated a landmark anniversary of his own. Like Carl F. Bucherer watches, these precious tomes are heirlooms that can be touched, enjoyed and passed on as a legacy to be treasured.
Located in the heart of the vibrant metropolis, the boutique offers clients a unique brand experience and a wonderful collection of high-quality timepieces made in Switzerland. On the occasion of the opening, an exclusive gala dinner was held ; the theme, “ Golden Moment: Celebration of Distinct Excellence, ” was the perfect way to celebrate the 130-year-old watch brand embarking on its new journey.
The First Monobrand Boutique in Shanghai
The title of Hotel of the Year is one of the most coveted in the hotel industry, and is only awarded to the very best hotels in Switzerland. Located at the heart of the famous Swiss spa resort of St. Moritz, the Kulm Hotel St. Moritz boasts breathtaking views of the majestic scenery of Lake St. Moritz, the Engadin Alps, and the hotel’s extensive grounds, which cover 2,000 square meters.
With our latest boutique, we offer visitors a new way to experience the world of Carl F. Bucherer. The interior exudes understated luxury, accentuated by the golden elements of the brand logo, launched in 2016, and the distinctive brand imagery that also reflects the cosmopolitan nature of the city of Lucerne. The new brand identity underlines the company’s ambition to continue growing while raising the profile of Lucerne as a cosmopolitan destination.
A Highlight for 2017
The Pilatus cogwheel railway is one of the landmarks of Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland, and riding on the railway is a cherished experience for visitors. The world’s steepest cogwheel railway takes passengers from our home city up to the peak of its famous mountain, known as Pilatus.
Last night’s premiere of Atomic Blonde saw the red carpet rolled out at the theater in Potsdamer Platz, Berlin. Among the Hollywood stars in attendance was leading actress Charlize Theron. With David Leitch as director and Swiss actor Daniel Bernhardt as the villain, the latest Hollywood action thriller Atomic Blonde boasts two Carl F. Bucherer brand ambassadors in key roles. Watches from the Lucerne-based brand also play an important role – but you’ll have to watch the movie to find out more details. Carl F.
Total commitment, absolute precision, and perfect teamwork are the values that Carl F. Bucherer shares with the Swiss national football teams. The two have worked together as partners since 2016. After an initial visit last fall, Carl F. Bucherer was pleased to welcome the players back to the manufactory in Lengnau. The day’s program brought together some of the top Swiss female athletes from three different fields of sport.
Manta rays are one of the many sea creatures whose survival is being threatened by overfishing. The Manta Trust – a UK registered charity – is committed to protecting and ensuring the survival of these mysterious and charismatic animals in more than 20 different countries. Carl F. Bucherer has supported this charity for many years in order to help with the conservation of manta rays. In the summer of 2017, the Swiss watch manufacturer is launching a limited-edition timepiece dedicated to the charity for the first time.
Best performance and ultimate precision are values that are of utmost importance in the world of professional football and in the art of watchmaking. The partnership between Carl F. Bucherer and the Swiss Football Association (SFA) is built on this strong foundation. As the Official Timekeeper for the Swiss National Football Teams, the watch manufacturer Carl F. Bucherer already released a special timepiece in 2016, the Patravi ScubaTec SFA Special Edition. The watch was accompanied the Swiss national football team to the European Championship in France.