Birth of Pierre Balmain. Here with his father when he was 6.
The couturier opens his workshop in Paris, at 44, rue François 1er.
Pierre Balmain Ltd. receives the prestigious Golden Thimble trophy.
The Swatch Group LTD acquires exclusive license for production and marketing rights.
The Swatch Group LTD buys the Pierre Balmain brand for watches products world-wide.
Celebration of 10 Years Pierre Balmain Watches, launching of a limited edition of a Platinium Collection called ELYSEES 64-83.
Launching of the Chronolady Collection and the first smallest chrono movement produced in series.
Launching of an exclusive mirror watch.
Launching of the line Excessive, still today this collection is part of the collection having a great success.
Beginning of the partnership with Miss Suisse Organisation. Lauriane Gilliéron is elected Miss Switzerland and the model Arcade Chronolady is created for this 1st edition.
Christa Rigozzi is elected Miss Suisse. Balmainia Chrono lady is launched !
Amanda Ammann is Miss Suisse, wearing the watch model Jolie Madame Chronolady.
Whitney Toyloy Miss Suisse and the famous model Elysées Chrono lady.
2009 Balmain offices in Saint-Imier, are renovated to reveal an image of elegance taking its inspiration from the arabesques artwork.
Election of Kerstin Cook new ambassadress of the Brand Balmain watches for one year, wearing a Balmainia Chronolady adorned with 34 diamonds.