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For All Time
Published: Volume 21, Issue 8, August, 2013
These timekeepers remain stylish and contemporary, timelessly. Verve showcases a few haute horological offerings

VINTAGE 1945 LADY
GIRARD-PERREGAUX

Dressed in steel delicately hemmed with two rows of diamonds, Girard-Perregaux presents the Vintage 1945 Lady that harmonises straight lines and curves. The figure 12 is majestically enthroned above the discreet date at 6 o’clock. At 9 o’clock and 3 o’clock, two diamond hour markers balance the composition. This watch comes in two dial versions – silvered or anthracite. Take your pick, swish towards elegance!

LADYMATIC
OMEGA

Omega features new additions to its Ladymatic collection, which have a combination of 18KT red or yellow gold and stainless steel. The dramatic dial, available in deep brown or pure white mother-of-pearl, is decorated with an enchanting supernova pattern and set with 11 diamond indexes in 18KT gold holders. The case features a single “Brilliant Omega Cut” diamond on the screw-in crown. This one is guaranteed to mesmerise!

BIG BANG CARBON
BEZEL BAGUETTE

HUBLOT

Hublot presents the Big Bang Carbon Bezel Baguette, a fusion of carbon fibre and precious stones. The four 44 mm Big Bangs are made from 100 per cent carbon fibre, including the dial. They are set with 48 baguette-cut precious stones. The strap offers supreme flexibility and comfort with its natural black rubber inner surface. It is a stylish extension of the All Black Carbon concept.

TI-BRIDGE LADY
CORUM

Held in place by four diamond-set cross-bars, the horizontal baguette movement of the Ti-Bridge Lady by Corum comes in four versions, and shines in a show of dial-free architecture. The first features an 18KT red gold bezel set with 68 diamonds and a mother-of-pearl inner bezel ring. The second has a steel bezel, the third has a ceramic bezel and the fourth is an 18KT white gold version. The elegant mother-of-pearl adds to its beauty.

TAMBOUR BIJOU SECRET ORNAMENTAL STONES
LOUIS VUITTON

Lapis lazuli, malachite, aventurine, pink mother-of-pearl and even turquoise, Louis Vuitton presents the the Tambour Bijou Secret. A watch and jewel in each one, every model features a shiny bracelet to match the colours of the stone: electric blue, light green, bright navy, pink or blue turquoise. They subtly blend gold, precious stones and diamonds. All that glitters is clearly gold!

COCKTAIL COLLECTION
ERNEST BOREL

Ernest Borel brings historical moments to the present through the classic Cocktail Collection. The plate has a unique three-dimensional design and polygonal cut diamond holder. The dial is set with six natural diamonds and built with moulded indexes. It has a stainless steel case and ion plating pink gold, adding the shine to your dressing.

PREMIÉRE WATCH
CHANEL

The Premiére Watch from Chanel comes with an 18KT yellow gold chain bracelet and set case. It has a black lacquered dial. Its 18KT yellow gold case is set with 56 brilliant-cut diamonds (0.43 carat). It has an 18KT yellow gold chain bracelet and clasp. The crown is onyx cabochon. One can never go wrong with a pick from this powerhouse, and this promises to be a classic addition to your collection.

IL GIARDINO TROPICALE
DI BULGARI

BVLGARI

Awaken your adventurous side. The complicated tourbillon movement of the Il Giardiono Tropicale Di Bulgari from Bvlgari is visible in the window of the parrot’s perch. The dial and precious stones burst with luxuriant life. This watch is part of a limited edition of 50 pieces. It pays tribute to the meticulous and spectacular art of miniature painting. Six brilliant-cut diamonds add to the sparkle.

TISSOT ROSE DREAM GOLD
TISSOT

Glistening diamonds and shimmering mother-of-pearl are the ingredients of feminine charm in the Tissot Rose Dream Gold by Tissot. Twelve undulating lines diverge from the sparkling centre. Each one suggests the power and the flow of time as it precisely targets one specific hour. Forty two Top Wesselton diamonds held securely in place by two parallel golden rings form the centre of the dial. Coquettish and lovely, it is the perfect accompaniment on your night out.

RADO ESENZA
CERAMIC TOUCH

RADO

Rado presents the Rado Esenza Ceramic Touch – a touch controlled watch in full ceramic – and this one is made exclusively for women. Controlled by the gentle press and sweep of a finger along the side of the case – left for hours and right for minutes – time can be made to fly by or can be turned back in a single stroke. Spellbinding finesse.

LA GRANDE CLASSIQUE DE LONGINES 100 DIAMONDS
LONGINES

La Grande Classique de Longines 100 Diamonds from Longines combines the characteristics of the original creations of this emblematic collection with the sparkle of diamonds. It is set with 100 Top Wesselton VVS diamonds around the bezel and 12 diamond indices on the dial. Hours and minutes are indicated on a blue, black or mother-of-pearl dial. It has a diameter of 29 mm. Sparkle away!

BALCERAM LADY
BALMAIN

The Balceram Lady by Balmain is fitted in a compact watchcase and is water-resistant to 50 metres. Fashioned in polished stainless steel or in black or white ceramics, the latter with pink PVD, Balceram cases are set with 12 Wesselton diamonds. The dials come in black or white polished lacquer, protected by a clear sapphire crystal. For those who prefer understated yet luxurious statements, this is for you.

SHEEN SHE-3504SG
CASIO

The Sheen She-3504SG from Casio features a dial studded with Swarovski elements. The crystals have been arranged like cobblestones to give the watch a brilliant sparkle. Three inset dials have been beautifully arranged on the face, showing the date, day of the week, and a 24-hour display. Let your audience be dazzled.

CRYSTALLIUM
SWAROVSKI

The Crystallium watch from Swarovski shines brilliantly. The delicately proportioned new timepieces shine with 16 freely moving Zirconia stones, which glide around the dial in a circular motion. Their sparkle highlights the mother-of-pearl dial. The case is round stainless steel and yellow-gold PVD coated or rose-gold PVD coated. Admirers won't be able to take their eyes off you.

CK SELECTION
CALVIN KLEIN

The CK Selection by Calvin Klein is inspired by timeless elegance. The case is available in either polished stainless steel, yellow PVD gold or pink gold. The bracelet features a dainty black or white cord strap, of which the two ends are tied in a subtle knot. The dial is punctuated only by the lines of the hour markers. Its refreshingly clean yet dynamic design is a delight.

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