Over 100 years Oris has been making watches in Switzerland. The Oris watch factory was founded by Paul Cattin and Georges Christian at Hölstein (Basel-Country) in 1904. Distinction through design has produced cutting edge style that remains affordable and functional. Combining technical advances with popularity, ORIS watches are inspired by leaders in Aviation, Diving, Formula 1 and Jazz.
Oris is famous for more than the great workings of their watches and clocks. The stars are wearing these classically beautiful Oris watches in movies, and looking even better for it: Harrison Ford in "Random Hearts", Tommy Lee Jones in "Batman Forever", Keanu Reeves in "Constantine", Nicolas Cage in "Eight Millimeter", Matthew McConaughey in "A Time To Kill", Julianne Moore in "Magnolia", Meg Ryan in "Kate and Leopold", and Gwyneth Paltrow in "Bounce" are just some of the many examples.
More than movie stars love Oris watches. Some of music's greatest performers have inspired a line of Jazz-themed watches. Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker, McCoy Tynor, Lionel Hampton, and John McLaughlin have all made extraordinary contributions to music. Now, each one of them is honored with a signature design in the Limited Edition Oris Jazz Series.