Hublot devoted partner of Zermatt Unplugged

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Zermatt Unplugged partnership with Hublot with a provides unique platform to celebrate itsalready very close relationship with music.

As the main sponsor of Zermatt Unplugged, Hublot is once again strengthening its close ties with the arts with music being the particular focus. The five- day festival will see over 80 acoustic concerts take place on 14 stages against the incomparable backdrop of the Matterhorn. Hublot has been closely associated with Zermatt in the mountainous Swiss canton of Valais for many years now. This renowned ski resort and in Switzerland is hugely important to the brand and beats to the rhythm of the manufacture. In a chalet-style boutique in the centre of town, close to some of Zermatt's iconic institutions, such as the restaurant Chez Vrony and the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel, the luxury watch manufacture also actis as a partner to Zermatt's rack railways and tourism industry.

Zermatt Unplugged partnership with Hublot with a provides unique platform to celebrate itsalready very close relationship with music. This year the Swiss festival is being held from 10th to 14th April and will combine a wide range of musical genres with the congenial atmosphere of the village nestled in the heart of the Pennine Alps. Theses festivals in previous years have always placed great importance on offering an exclusive line-up including promising newcomer acts, and this season is no different.

Zermatt Unplugged 2018

Zermatt Unplugged has long enjoyed a reputation as the 'festival of phenomenal voices', coming into their own during the "unplugged" shows created especially for the festival. To live up to this reputation, the festival is presenting renowned global stars as it does every year, with artists such as Norah Jones, Emeli Sandé Lianne La Havas, and Sarah Connor for 2018. In addition to the scores of established artists, there are also a number of newcomer acts to lend Zermatt Unplugged its distinctive flair. Performing on 14 stages in and around Zermatt, these acts will ensure that the spirit of the festival can be felt throughout Zermatt and on the nearby ski slopes.

Big Bang Alps

The first model in the Big Bang collection by Hublot was released over ten years ago now. Since its launch, this prestigious model has become a symbol of just how multifaceted Swiss watchmaking is. This iconic and instantly recognisable design by Hublot has been used as the basis for ongoing development and enhancement ever since, in terms of both engineering and design, becoming the prestige model of the Swiss luxury watch manufacture. The Big Bang Alps pays homage to the most emblematic mountain in the Swiss Alps – the Matterhorn. In this collection, the manufacture's engineers and watchmakers decided to work with an innovative new kind of coated carbon. This fusion of fine materials acts like granite. This rock can be found all over the Alpsand seen from the manufacture in Nyon it provided the inspiration for the Big Bang Alps. The Matterhorn is the jewel in the crown of Switzerland's mountains and its unmistakable shape is recognised around the world.

The Big Bang collection includes a gents' model measuring 45 mm in diameter and a ladies' version measuring 39 mm across. Both models feature the "One Click" system which enables the strap to be changed quickly and easily depending on the wearer's mood and what they are doing. The eye-catching "Cuddly Cuff" can turn any winter outfit into something extra special: this trendy oversized cuff – made of warm and fashionable sheepskin – can be attached to the "One Click" strap with ease.


411.QK.7170.VR.ALP18 (frosted carbon) – Big Bang Alps
465.QK.7170.VR.1204.ALP18 (frosted carbon diamonds) – Big Bang One Click Alps

45 mm
39 mm (diamonds)

Water resistance
10 ATM (100 m)

Frosted carbon fibre

Matt skeleton dial in ice blue
Satin-finished ice blue sunray (39mm)

Power reserve
72 hours (45 mm)
50 hours (39 mm)

Cuff straps in black rubber and ice blue sheep leather with white stitching and sheepskin

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