French Maison Chaumet enhances its Dandy, the masculine watch line with the new Dandy Vintage Grande date watch. This new timepiece features a bold design with cushion shaped case and bayadere stripes. This new Dandy model is dressed in the elegance of the 1950s with a double aperture Grande date complication. The silvered opalin dial alternates baton and Arabic numeral indexes, offering an easy reading of the time and the date. The case, in steel and pink gold, and the charcoal grey alligator strap add a vintage allure to this timelessly elegant watch.
Chaumet Dandy Vintage Grande Date (Model Ref W11783-47V) technical details
Steel case (39 mm)
Ribbed crown in pink gold
Convex sapphire glass
Silvered opalin dial with satin finish sunburst effect and bayadere strips
Double grand date window at 12′ o clcock
Pink gold plated hands and indexes
Charcoal grey alligator strap
Double folding buckle with security buttons, in steel
Swiss made Dubois-Depraz for Chaumet automatic movement Caliber CP12V-VII
Water resistance: 30 meters
French Maison Cartier’s new Cadran Lové Tourbillon Watch, one of the new models presented by Cartier at SIHH 2012, looks truly stunning. The design of the dial is unique with the skeletonized roman numerals that create a dramatic three-dimensional effect driving the eyes to the apparently floating tourbillon. The large blue hands grant perfect readability of the time.
The new 46,2 mm Cartier Cadran Lové Tourbillon Watch is available in a grey gold as a Limited Edition of 100 pieces at Cartier Boutiques worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Cartier,
The ad campaign for the Chopard Imperiale collection features Brazillian fashion model Tassara Fonseca flaunting the diamond studded watch. She dons a red couture dress and a magnificent smile and looks stunning. The sumptuous Chopard Imperiale collection is also known for its distinctive crown and cylindrical attachments enhanced with ruby or sapphire cabochons.
For men and women, Chopard Imperiale is available in both midsize (32mm diameter) or large size (37mm diameter) versions, the Chopard Imperiale is produced in steel or gold in a variety of plain and diamond set configurations. Come into the beautiful world of Chopard.
From the luxury house Montblanc, more commonly associated with pens, the Montblanc Time Walker TwinFly is an automatic chronograph watch. Set to be presented at SIHH 2011, the mechanism will be surrounded in a 43 mm stainless steel case with a scratch-resistant matte black DLC coating. The Swiss machine features a Montblanc caliber MB LL 100 automatic column wheel chronograph movement with vertical disk clutch and is water resistant to 100 meters. The caliber features a twin-barrel winding system that stores enough power to animate the watch for as long as 72 hours.
Wearing a black leather, the sober and robust Montblanc Time Walker TwinFly is limited to only 300 pieces. and will be available at the price of €8,950 (approx. $11,950 USD) at Montblanc boutiques worldwide. In addition two unlimited versions in stainless steel will be available For more information, come into the beautiful world of Montblanc.
Italian jeweler and watchmaker Bvlgari recently released its Via Dei Condotti watch, a timepiece that pays tribute to the rich history of the Italian brand. Commemorating the address of its headquarters in Italy, the timepiece is engraved with Bvlgari’s ‘Via Dei Condotti 10 Roma’ landmark address along with 1884 – the year the label was founded.
This super cool Bvlgari ‘Carbongold’ with the iconic ‘Bvlgari Bvlgari’ bezel is made from hi-tech black carbon fibre with 18ct white gold panel on the caseband celebrating the founding of the Italian watch and jewellery house. Sometimes you have to treat yourself well….
The 40mm diameter carbon case houses an Bvlgari’s exclusive B77 Caliber with automatic mechanical movement, with Geneva wave pattern, wich you can see through the glazed display back, is secured by six screws. Enclosed within the case is a black dial featuring index hour markers, Arabic numerals at 12 and 6, and a date window at three o’ clock positions. Other additional details include: white gold plate inscribed ‘1884’ to the band, and a classic 18k white gold crown. This watch, which has up to 30 meters of water resistance, comes with a soft black calf leather strap which is secured by a stainless steel and carbon Bvlgari pin-buckle closure.
I agree, this elegant Via Dei Condotti watch from Bvlgari is a note on how to accessorize well in a minimal way. It will make a worthy addition to your collection. The Bvlgari Carbon Via Dei Condotti 10 Roma watch is available at Bvlgari boutiques worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Bvlgari.
We dreamed of it, Boucheron did it. It is true that Jean-Christophe Bédos, the new president of Boucheron, is a great Toulouse guy, a true sportsman and expert in luxury at the same time (trained at the Alain-Dominique Perrin school at Richemont).Finally, for those who like… Here is the first luxury watch dedicated to rugby and it comes paradoxically from the Place Vendôme.
In the event of the World Rugby Cup, French Maison Boucheron has created for the ‘L’Art Emmêlé 2007’ exhibition exclusive creations in homage to the sport: a MEC watch in pink gold, a Diablotine men’s ring in white gold and moonstone as well as a Diablotine women’s ring in pink gold and green tourmaline which was re-designed in the shape of a rugby ball!
‘L’Art Emmêlé 2007’ is a series of events organized around a contemporary art exhibition that gathers pieces inspired by rugby and in particular, the World cup. Rugby is represented through images, paintings, sculptures, installations and photography by renowned French and international artists, as well as fashion and Haute Couture designers. The first event took place in Paris in 2003 during the Australian World Rugby Cup. The new edition of ‘L’Art Emmêlé 2007’ will occur in the Hôtel de Crillon’s salons and terrace, overlooking the Place de la Concorde, until October 20th.
From the Grande Complications collection, French Maison Breguet has introduced a truly amazing timepiece with great attention to each & every detail.
Time is infinite and the same can be said for the exclusive timepieces made to express this eternity. The Tourbillon has become the yardstick by which the great watch houses are judged. Breguet Double Tourbillon is the latest ‘Grande Complication’ from Swatch Group flagship brand Breguet.
It features two tourbillons which work independently of each other and turn around the dial every 12 hours. Breguet has patented this mechanism of two tourbillon movements coupled with 2 differentials: one commands the top plate which rotates and another which commands the arming of the mainspring.
Breguet Caliber 588, contains 69 jewels & has an approximate Power Reserve of 50 hours. The in-house movement has 570 parts. The watch has a 44mm platinum case with front and back sapphire crystals. Hour & Minute chapter ring flange is made of 18kt Gold with a silvered finish. Black painter Roman Numeral hour markers & got minute markers. This piece shall be produced in platinum at about 20 pieces a year. Indulge yourself for the price of $337,000 (300,000 Euros).
The Breguet Classique Grande Complications Double Tourbillon is availlable at Breguet boutiques and selected stores worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Breguet.