Watches for men and watches for women by TAG Heuer: the fine art of keeping time.

Quality and accuracy are the bywords when it comes to Swiss watches and luxury watches. And within this elite universe, TAG Heuer timepieces are in a league all their own. With both innovative design and advanced technology, they go far beyond luxury timepieces or sports watches – they are a class unto themselves.

By combining manual craftsmanship with the best, most advanced technology, TAG Heuer ladies’ and men’s watches perpetuate a remarkable legacy while encouraging quality and innovation. Entirely modern and eternally refined, a TAG Heuer watch is more than mere aesthetics. Its automatic watches possess high frequencies ranging from 21,600 vibrations per hour to up to 360,000 (as with the Calibre 360) – a guarantee of outstanding mechanical precision. A number of its automatic watch movements thus bear the prestigious Official Swiss Chronometer Control (C.O.S.C.) certificate.

Unsurprisingly, TAG Heuer chronograph watches are recognised as the height of Swiss watch precision. The official timekeeper of one of the world’s most celebrated races, the Monaco Grand Prix, TAG Heuer is also the partner of both Oracle Team USA – winner of the prestigious America’s Cup – and Formula 1 automotive manufacture McLaren, in the ultimate pact of speed and timekeeping precision.

TAG Heuer timepieces likewise astound aesthetically: created by expert specialists, these luxury Swiss watches harmoniously combine the best noble materials, such as sinuous calfskin or refined alligator leather, exquisite solid gold or strong stainless steel, at times accenting them with more modern, innovative materials, like high-tech rubber or contemporary fabric. In doing so, TAG Heuer turns preconceived notions of sports watches and luxury watches on their head. Its quality finishes, including fine brushing, black PVD finish and ruthenium treatment, are at once classic yet avant-garde attractive yet practical.

Not to be outdone, its watches for women are the pinnacle of restrained elegance. Most notably, its diamond watches add a trace of womanly sparkle to the famed men’s watch models for which TAG Heuer is known: the TAG Heuer Carrera, the Monaco, the Link, the Aquaracer and the TAG Heuer Formula 1. Featuring luxury materials and uncluttered lines, these sophisticated ladies’ timepieces perfectly uphold the band’s heritage of fine workmanship and impeccable precision that have been its hallmark for more than a century.

Indeed, TAG Heuer timepieces represent more than simple luxury or precision. They symbolise the finest Swiss craftsmanship thrust brazenly into the future. Where dependability meets aesthetics, artistry meets technology, elegance meets the avant-garde: TAG Heuer gives new meaning to luxury watches for men and women.

27 May. TAG heuer Enters the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix

TAG Heuer’s “Mastering Speed for 150 Years” celebration reaches its pinnacle in Monaco for the F1 Grand Prix from May 26th to May 29th, 2011.

As part of its 2011 “Mastering Speed” commemoration of its most famous source of inspiration — a century and a half of professional motorsports — TAG Heuer is now an official partner of the Monaco Grand Prix, the world’s most glamorous race organized by Automobile Club of Monaco (ACM).

The historical agreement was formally signed on May 27th, 2011 on the legendary starting grid of the Grand Prix by Jean-Christophe Babin, President and CEO of TAG Heuer, and Michel Boéri, President of the Automobile Club of Monaco.

As the Official Watch and Eyewear of the Monaco Grand Prix, TAG Heuer will have a visible presence throughout this year’s race, with TAG Heuer flags prominently displayed on bridges and trackside and 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.

“Partnering with the Automobile Club of Monaco for the Grand Prix in this important year is a great honour,” said Jean-Christophe Babin, CEO of TAG Heuer. “We look forward to working side by side with the ACM in their pits and paddocks, and to promoting their prestigious race throughout the TAG Heuer world.”

“Mastering Speed is critical at Monaco,” said Michel Boéri, President of the ACM. “It’s even a symbol of our race, which has only one trajectory, straight between the track barriers. The best drivers are those able to ‘’feel’’ their cars around the track, racing at the limit in pursuit of the perfect lap. This same drive motivates TAG Heuer, making them the obvious choice as our official partner. We welcome this opportunity to share in their celebrations of 150 years of motor racing, and to continue to grow together long term.’’


“TAG Heuer has now established itself as the key watch brand of the most important tracks and events in motorsports,” said Jean-Christophe Babin. “Through our partnerships with the ACM at Monaco Grand Prix, Vodafone McLaren Mercedes in F1, Audi Sport for Le Mans and Endurance races, and our longstanding role as Official Watch of the mythical Indy 500, TAG Heuer is precisely where it wants to be in the 3 most iconic races — in pole position.”

TAG Heuer will actively promote the Monaco Grand Prix partnership with a dedicated advertising campaign spearheaded by an exciting new television commercial which will be broadcast in several countries during the race.

For the Grand Prix, TAG Heuer proudly supports the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team and its World Champions TAG Heuer ambassadors. As Jenson did it in 2009, winning at Monaco is a great achievement and a memory for life. TAG Heuer wishes them all the best for the 2011 Monaco Grand Prix.