Best watches for men and for women
Men’s watches and women’s watches by TAG Heuer: where timekeeping becomes an art.

Renowned for their quality and precision, Swiss watches and luxury watches are one and the same. And within the world of Swiss watches, TAG Heuer timepieces are in a class apart. Boasting avant-garde design and advanced technology, they are more than just luxury timepieces or mere sports watches – they are in a category all their own.

TAG Heuer combines manual craftsmanship with the best and latest technology, for ladies’ and men’s watches that bear witness to heritage while inspiring innovation and excellence. Resolutely modern yet enduringly sophisticated, a TAG Heuer watch goes beyond sublime aesthetics: its automatic watches boast high frequencies ranging from 21,600 vibrations per hour to up to 360,000 (as in the case of the Caliber 360), ensuring excellent mechanical precision. For this reason, a number of its automatic watch movements have been awarded the prestigious Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

It comes as no surprise, then, that TAG Heuer chronograph watches are celebrated as the pinnacle of Swiss watch precision timekeeping. These luxury sport watches are the official timekeepers of one of the world’s most prestigious racing events, the Monaco Grand Prix. In addition, TAG Heuer is the official partner of both America’s-Cup-winner Oracle Team USA and esteemed Formula 1 automotive manufacture McLaren – for a perfect marriage of speed and timekeeping accuracy.

Aesthetically, TAG Heuer timepieces are equally as impressive. Crafted by experts in their field, these luxury Swiss watches combine the finest materials in flawless harmony. Whether blending the best in traditional materials – such as soft calfskin, fine alligator leather, precious solid gold or robust stainless steel – or accenting them with newer, more contemporary materials – including high-tech rubber and modern fabric – TAG Heuer blurs the lines between the preconceived notions of sports watches and luxury watches. Its quality finishes, including fine brushing, black PVD finish and ruthenium treatment, are both refined yet innovative, visually appealing yet always practical.

Meanwhile, its watches for women are the height of understated elegance. Its diamond watches, in particular, add a touch of feminine sparkle to the iconic men’s watch models that have made the TAG Heuer name: the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Monaco, the Link, the Aquaracer and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. With luxury materials and scaled back lines, these stylish ladies’ timepieces carry on the tradition of fine craftsmanship and impeccable precision that has been part of the brand’s DNA for over a century.

All this to say that TAG Heuer timepieces are about more than just luxury or precision: they are the bearer of the finest in Swiss craftsmanship pushed boldly into the future. Aesthetically sublime yet decidedly reliable, finely crafted yet resolutely high-tech, contemporary yet refined, TAG Heuer gives new meaning to the best watches for men and for women.

24 Apr. JACK HEUER, 2013 GQ MAN OF THE YEAR

TAG HEUER HONORARY CHAIRMAN AMONG CELEBRITY WINNERS NAMED FOR THE GQ 16TH ANNUAL CELEBRATION

Jack Heuer, the man responsible for some of the world’s most famous sports watch and chronograph designs, has been named a 2013 GQ MAN OF THE YEAR.

The announcement was made at GQ’s annual cocktail reception at the Baselworld watch and jewelry fair on Wednesday, April 24 2013.

“Jack Heuer is Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer, and great grandson of Edouard Heuer, the original founder of TAG Heuer in 1860, “ said Conde Nast Chairman and Chief Executive Jonathan Newhouse in his speech at the reception. “Having joined the firm as a young engineer in 1958, Jack Heuer is now in his 80th year. Heavily involved in research and development throughout his time with the company, Jack Heuer has always been an innovator, having made significant contributions to the watch industry.”

The actual 2013 Men of the Year event, sponsored by the Condé Nast-owned magazine and its partner, Hugo Boss, will be held on September 3rd, 2013 at the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden. Last year’s guests included Bono, Johnny Depp, Harvey Weinstein, Keith Richards and 15 members of Britain’s Olympic and Paralympics team.

September 2013 is also the month that Jack Heuer's autobiography will be published.