default_profile

Connections

Cannes Film Festival
(Movies & TV)
Watch
(Clothing and Textiles)
Kering
(Luxury)
Salma Hayek
(Movies & TV)
Gulnara Karimova
(Politics)
Garance Dore
(Fashion)
Niels Schneider
(Movies & TV)
 

See also

Chopard

Knowledge Identifier: &Chopard

add

Chopard

Swiss-based luxury watch, jewellery, and accessories company founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard at the age of 24 add

Category: Business (4)

Founded in 1860.

Countries: Switzerland (32%), France (16%), (16%)

Main connections: Cannes Film Festival, Watch, Kering

Linked to: Privately held company, Chopard, Christie's, Private Company

 

Timeline


 

This timeline needs to be reviewed and corrected, as it has been automatically generated from multiple web sources.
Please help improve it by adding dated informations, images and videos about Chopard.


1860

He created his L.U.C manufacturing company in Sonvilier, Switzerland at the age of 24, in 1860 ://www add something

 

Issued in a limited edition of 1860, this watch was voted Watch of the Year in Switzerland add something

 

"'Chopard"' is a Swiss-based luxury watch, jewellery, and accessories company founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard at the age of 24 add something


1912

In 1912, he visited Poland, Hungary and The Netherlands with his finest creations ://www add something


1926

The Grand Prix de Monaco Historique unites sports cars dating from 1926 to 1978 and it is divided into seven categories that compete on the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit add something


1963

After modest beginnings, the company experienced a decline that lasted until 1963, when it was bought up by Karl Scheufele III ://www add something


1980

The first Chopard boutiques were opened in Hong Kong, Geneva and Vienna in the 1980-s add something


1989

Chopard opened its first boutique in Vienna in 1989 add something


1993

Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, the Co-President of Chopard, started the project of crafting the L.U.C watches in 1993 in Val-de-Travers add something


1997

First organised in 1997 to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Grimaldi dynasty, it was intended as a one-off event add something

 

The L.U.C collection was first introduced in 1997 add something

 

Palme d'Or - The current design from 1997 is by Caroline Scheufele at Chopard


1998

The partnership between Chopard and the Cannes Film Festival has started in 1998 when Caroline Scheufele and the team of Chopard master craftsmen have redesigned the film festival's award - The Golden Palm award add something

 

The Palme d'Or redesigned by Chopard was unveiled on May 24, 1998 add something


2001

Since 2001, the Chopard Trophy awarded by a jury of professionals honours two film revelations, with the support of the Cannes Film Festival add something

 

Salma Hayek - In 2001, she modeled for Chopard and was featured in 2006 Campari adverts, photographed by Mario Testino


2002

In 2002 Chopard new Golden Diamonds concept enlarged the jewellery range add something

 

In 2002, Chopard became official partner and timekeeper for the event, and has developed a series of classically inspired sports watches, forming the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique collection add something


2009

Gulnara Karimova - In March 2009 Karimova presented her own special jewelry collection "GULI for Chopard", designed for renowned Swiss company Chopard


2010

In 2010, Chopard initiated a three-year partnership supporting WWF's Tiger Initiative, a conservation project aiming at saving wild tigers from extinction add something


2011

Niels Schneider - In 2011 he won the Trophée Chopard *award for Male Revelation of the Year at the Cannes Film Festival


2012

Garance Dore - Within a few months she was collaborating on video content with major brands, such as Dior, Chopard, Tiffany & Co., Petit Bateau, J. Crew, Max Mara and Kering, and, in 2012, had developed her own YouTube series "Pardon My French"


2014

As of 2014, their watches are offered in six product families with their sub product lines, whereas the above section 'history' gives an overview on the creation and development of those product families: add something

 

During the Le Mans 2014 race, Chopard presented the related version of its Superfast Chrono dedicated to the race car limited to 919 pieces only while featuring its Manufacture d'horlogerie caliber 03,05-M. add something

 

For the 2014 return of the Porsche Motorsport family to the FIA World Endurance Championship with its LMP1 Porsche 919 Hybrid, Chopard became partner of Porsche as an addition to Chopard's commitment to automotive motor sports add something

 

In 2014, following articles were available on the market: add something


2018

Watch - In December 2018, World Wide Fund for Nature released an official report giving environmental ratings for 15 major watch manufacturers and jewelers in Switzerland add something