Longines began their story of luxury in 1832 in Saint-Imier in Switzerland, creating beautiful Swiss made timepieces amongst the breathtaking views of the River Suze. Auguste Agassiz, the founder of the prestigious watch brand had a vision to create pocket watches that showcased dedication in high performance, technical innovation and cutting edge style. Almost three centuries later and these brand values still remain just as strong today, always exceeding expectations with cutting edge technology and mechanical brilliance throughout every impressive watch collection.
Living by the philosophy of ‘Elegance, tradition and performance’, Longines have been awarded various prizes for their extensive technical research and luxury designs. Creating watches for men and women who desire the highest of standards in their wrist wear, Longines believe that elegance is an attitude, which is clear throughout their sophisticated, yet innovative and adventurous designs.
Recognised as the timekeeper in world championships in sport, Longines are highly respected in many areas of the sports industry for their excellent reputation of precision and durability. They hold a strong passion and involvement with gymnastics, Alpine skiing, Formula 1 racing, equestrian sport and more. All of these passions have inspired many innovative watch designs, ensuring each timepiece can handle any challenge and atmosphere, no matter how extreme. This leading brand is also named the official supplier for the international Aeronautical federation for highly accurate navigation instruments. To strengthen their research, Longines have previously worked very closely with pilots to create designs that help aviators calculate longitude for exact geographical situation.
Elegantly balancing a love for adventure with the latest watch-technology and finished with their expertise in style, Longines watches are synonymous with quality and design, creating the most exquisite timepieces that reflect their devotion to tradition and performance.Shop Longines