Oris and the Movember Foundation
Oris has always maintained close ties with the fields of aviation, art, diving and motor sport. Oris has attracted some of the world’s greatest personalities. Throughout its history the brand has participated in countless philanthropic gestures. Oris has recently become an official partner of the Movember Foundation, whose mission is to fight against male health problems.
Oris: A philanthropist at heart
Due to Oris’ philanthropic nature, this famous luxury watch brand did not have to think twice about forming a partnership with the Movember Foundation and participating in its charitable activities. Acting in accordance with the slogan "Change for Better,” Oris has shown its support by organizing numerous events and launching an exclusive watch called the Oris Movember Edition.
Movember Foundation: dedicated to improving men’s health
Movember Foundation is a charity tackling the many male health concerns. Men often die too early from prostate diseases, testicular cancer, mental illness and high rates of suicide. Movember Foundation’s goal is to create a global support system so that individuals can express themselves and become aware of their vulnerability. In its thirteen years of existence, the foundation has succeeded in rallying support from governments and health institutions. Since its foundation, the charity has proudly financed more than 1,200 projects related to these causes.
Moustaches and men
The moustache is a strong symbol of male integrity and the foundation’s logo. Every year, the Movember Foundation’s offers men from all over the world the opportunity to grow a moustache during the month of “Movember” in order to help raise funds. This light-hearted act raises awareness about the serious health problems male’s face.
Swiss watchmaker Oris supports the Movember Foundation
The month of “Movember”
During the month of November or "Movember," the famous luxury watch brand Oris hosts numerous events in Europe’s largest cities, including: slam poetry shows, “shavedowns” and Movember steps. Oris stands alongside the Movember Foundation in its struggle to help men around the world live longer, happier and healthier lives. The auction sale of the Movember Edition watch was a great success. A significant sum of money was raised to help the foundation continue providing its support to these important causes.
Oris’ Movember Edition watch
Oris’ Movember Edition watch is a tribute to Movember Foundation and men around the world. It has a wide array of distinctive embellishments; its movement is elegant yet modern. The dial features pink gold plated hands and hour markers. This sumptuous timepiece’s case back is engraved with the 1960s Oris logo, the words “Oris Movember Edition” and the Movember Moustache logo. These details are tokens of Oris’ respect for Movember Foundation. These markings also demarcate the watch’s rarity as an exclusive limited-edition piece. In addition, the emblematic moustache logo is heat-stamped into the watch’s brown leather strap at 12 and 6 o’clock. The watch is presented in a special heritance box and comes with an additional tri-coloured red, beige and dark brown NATO strap, which also bears the Movember logo.
Join Oris’ Movember Team
Everyone should be aware of our brothers’, partners’, fathers’ and friends’ health! Every action counts and everyone can play a role in Oris’ Movember Team. Through social networks, Oris and the Movember Foundation invite you to take part in this wonderful adventure by using the hashtags #ORISMOVEMBER and #ORISCHANGEFORBETTER. This will help share information about numerous upcoming events while spreading awareness about Movember Foundation and their thirteen-year fight to support men’s health. Following the saying strength in numbers, everyone can take part in the struggle against diseases such as prostate and testicular cancers, mental health and suicide in men.