Magazine
02.04.20

3 QUESTIONS TO PRANEETH RAJSINGH, FROM MING

MING is a young horological collective formed three years ago by six watch lovers from around the world under the leadership of Ming Thein. Together, they draw from over 80 years of total experience collecting fine timepieces. Jean Rousseau and MING have been partners e …

01.15.20

MAISON JEAN ROUSSEAU: 65 YEARS OF KNOW-HOW

by Jacques & Anaïs Bordier

In 2019, Maison Jean Rousseau celebrated 65 years of its know-how of excellence. On this occasion, its President, Jacques Bordier, and its brand director, Anaïs Bordier, review the history of this French local Maison with an international destiny.

11.04.19

3 QUESTIONS TO MARK CHO, CO-FOUNDER OF THE ARMOURY

Mark Cho is the co-founder of menswear brand The Armoury and co-owner of the London-based maker and haberdasher Drake’s. In the recent years, Mark Cho and Jean Rousseau have been collaborating many times over custom-made straps and leather items.

10.07.19

3 QUESTIONS TO CHRISTIAN ZERON, FOUNDER OF THEO & HARRIS

Christian Zeron is the founder of Theo & Harris, an online vintage watch retail store and content producer. His is also one of the closest Jean Rousseau partners. For the last three years, Christian Zeron and our teams have indeed imagined and created custom-made straps …

11.08.18

Watch straps, ultimate form of leather art

by Anaïs Bordier

The history of our Manufacture starts in 1954, in Besancon, French capital of watchmaking at the time. The name of the company wasn’t Manufacture Jean Rousseau but COBRA, for “Compagnie des Bracelets” (watch straps company) and was dedicated to creating watch stra …