“Talk to me Harry Winston, tell me all about it”, sang Marilyn Monroe in Diamonds are a Girl’s BestFriend. Indeed, Harry Winston is a legend in the world of jewelry worn by royalty and Hollywood stars. He is often referred to as “The King of Diamonds”. When a young dewy-faced Gwyneth Paltrow accepted the Best Actress Oscar for Shakespeare In Love, the world caught a four-minute glimpse of the glistening in time with every benevolent gesture. Winston has designed many one-of-a-kind pieces, counted among the world’s most famous diamonds and jewels. He passed away in 1978 and his son took the helm.
In 1989, Ronald Winston brought out the brand’s first collection of watches, The Ultimate Timepiece.The company frequently introduces magnificent additions to its own legend, the Harry Winston OpusXI Watch. This year the Opus man is watch maker Denis Giguet of MCT, who created the amazing Sequential One. Giguet lends his talents to the Opus game and wins with the Opus XI. While the HarryWinston DNA is a bit hard to video, Louis Vuitton steps us their game and builds a tambour minuterepeater –Hodinkee. Housed inside the shapely tambour case, Vuitton’s minute repeater caters toworld travelers by providing a slight twist from most repeater watches.
Harry Winston gives an inside look at how jewels go from the showroom to the red carpet in theForbes video, made just before the Academy Awards. Winston jewelers give a Forbes reporter the inside scoop on how the show-stopping jewelry, that the Oscars stars wear, does not require months of planning. The Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH) is pleased to welcome Harry Winston as a partner brand, the twenty-seventh to join the circle of watch companies that wish to defend the values of technical and precious fine watch making. The American diamond company has reported record Q4and strong full year results for 2010, bolstered by increased diamond demand in emerging markets anda recovery in the U.S.