The Watch Year

28 Time Place CONTENTS


08 39



Piaget Shines with its New Creative Pieces

PIAGET Always in the Limelight



Another Impressive Year for Audemars Piguet

AUDEMARS PIGUET Traditionally Innovative




Baume et Mercier Adds to the Classima Family

BaumE & MErCiEr Sharing Life’s Moments

44 48 52

Cartier masters the art

CARTIER Compelling Beauty

An Insight from SIHH 2011


Girard-Perregaux Redefines Size

Girard-PErrEgauX Greatness in Small Packages iWC The Year of La Dolce Vita

12 26 56 80



IWC Schaffhausen introduces the 2011 Portofino collection


Jaeger-LeCoultre Celebrates 80 Years of the Reverso

JaEGER-LECOULTRE Celebrating a Technical Marvel

The Time Place Magazine, Edition 28. All rights reserved, copyright 2011 by PT Komunikasi Perkasa International Reproduction in whole or part without permission is prohibited Editor-In-Chief and Publisher: Irwan Danny Mussry Managing Editor: Matthew Mendelsohn Associate Managing Editor: Shannon Hartono Production Manager: Shinta Hukom, Assistant Production Manager: Anindita Maharupini Contributors: Made Nadera, Christine Terrisse, Carl Cunanan, Liza Sani, Andini Haryani Art Director: Noni Soeparman Contributing Photographers: Iswanto Soerjanto, Pujiono For Advertising Inquiries: Please contact Anindita Maharupini at anindita.maharupini@time.co.id or +62 21 522 8182 To receive a free copy of The Time Place Magazine at your home or office, Please contact us at subscription@time.co.id or +62 21 522 8182 The Time Place, Plaza Senayan: Plaza Senayan, Level 1 #125, Jakarta, tel: +62 21 572 5759 The Time Place, Plaza Indonesia: Plaza Indonesia, Level 1 #165, Jakarta, tel: +62 21 310 7715 The Time Place, Pacific Place: Pacific Place, Ground Floor #12A-B, Jakarta, tel: +62 21 5140 2776 The Time Place, Tunjungan Plaza 4: Tunjungan Plaza 4, Level UG # 14-16, Surabaya, tel: +62 31 532 7991 www.thetimeplace.co.id


Panerai Goes to Composite Materials in New Collection

PANERAI Composition of Excellence

70 73

Roger Dubuis Spins the Wheel in 2011

ROGER DUBUIS Brilliance via Boldness

Vacheron Constantin’s New Take on the Quai De L’Ile

VaCHErON CONsTaNTiN The Ultimate Calendar


1 2 3



Together for a Timely Cause
The Time Place, together with Prestige Magazine, recently held a celebrity auction to benefit Yayasan Jantung Indonesia (The Indonesian Heart Foundation). Celebrities including Susan Bachtiar, Rifat Sungkar, Marcell Siahaan, Mesty Ariotedjo, Zivanna Siregar, Chef Adhika Maxi and KC all graciously contributed their time to spend a day with the highest bidders. Guests mingled amongst the celebrities as they discussed the importantance of giving to such a life-changing foundation.




1. Andrea Risjad 2. Aimee Juliette & Haseena Mukhi 3. Henny Utomo, Jeannie Jusuf, Jessica Candra, Andy Zikif & Feikhim 4. Izabel Jahja & Amalia Wirjono 5. Mesty Ariotedjo, Rifat Sungkar & Susan Bachtiar 6. Sandy McFadden & Gladys Suwandhi 7. Barli Asmara & Zivana Siregar 7. Marcell Siahaan & Yuni Sudiro


Ronald Liem. Sari Nila 4. Leda Tamin. Mussry. Mr. Gie Lestari & Diana 15. Dian Muljadi. The Time Place invited friends to their grand opening event on December 10th. Bambang Rachmadi. Vierra Lee. to officially open The Time Place’s latest treat to watch lovers. com) and Ms. Cyndy Wijaya & Millie Stephanie 11. Ronald Liem (Prestige). Millie Stephanie (Indonesia Tatler) stood alongside Time International President and CEO.sOCiETy 1 2 7 8 9 3 4 10 11 12 Grand Celebration Celebrating the opening of its fourth boutique located at Pacific Place Mall. Tan Kian. Mr. Lala Saputra & Indah 14. Saskia Puspasari & Desy Ratnasari 13. Millie Stephanie & Dian Muljadi during the ribbon cutting ceremony 2. Irwan D. Tompi 3. Irwan Danny Mussry. Dian Muljadi (Fimela. The Models 7. Tan Kian (Pacific Place). Mr & Mrs. Mr. Sarinah Djaya & Jenny Tan Tya 9. swaying to jazzy sounds courtesy of musicians Tompi and D-Razz Band. 13 14 15 5 6 1. 14 15 . Nicholas Tan & Deborah Iskandar 5. Shinta Kamdani 12. Nearly 150 guests reveled in the relaxing atmosphere with cocktails hand-mixed by Carson Quinn. Nayna Yahya & Rita Priatna 6. Bella Tan 10. Sarah Zafria & Wiweko Adinugroho 8. Ms.

Ferry Andrianto 7. The guests were also entertained by Four Plus band that played the perfect soundtrack of Top 40 music for the night. Models show off the collection. Jean-Sebastien Berland 5. We really do hope you enjoy this edition and look forward to any questions you have about these new collections W elcome to the first edition of The Time Place Magazine in 2011. Freddy Abdiantono 8. Gina Tan. As always.sOCiETy 1 2 3 4 WELCOmE NOTE 5 6 All Red for Roger The Time Place’s Surabaya boutique at Tunjungan Plaza IV hosted a private cocktail event with special guests Mr. Jean Sebastian Berland. SIHH has now become something more than a private exhibition of brands from luxury powerhouse Richemont. While Baselworld is very much a public event. Ade Simanjuntak 2. Girard Perregaux and others who are doing some amazing technical work as well. Kusno Yudistiro 4. but also incorporates some independent watchmakers such as Audemars Piguet. Nearly 90 guests came fully dressed in red and enjoyed the fashion show of Roger Dubuis Novelties. Yanti Rinaldy & Alice Nanda 9. where big players of the timepiece world gather primarily to view the technically most challenging watches being created in the given year. Managing Director Asia Pacific and Ms. Mr. Mr. & Mrs. we are happy to bring you the latest news from SIHH and a sneak preview into this year’s novelties from some of the world’s most established brands. & Mrs. Originally spun off from Baselworld. Mr. Lisa Gunawan 3. 7 8 9 Irwan Danny Mussry Editor-In-Chief and Publisher 1. Brand Manager of Roger Dubuis. SIHH is more for trade members only. & Mrs. 16 17 . The early part of the year is always an exciting one for watch fans with both SIHH and Baselworld taking place in the first quarter. Gina Tan 6.

Proga Putra Utama 4. More than 60 guests came and enjoyed the intimate dinner. Djoko Gusti & Samar Agung 6. & Mrs. General Manager of Panerai and Ms. Paul F.SOCIETY 1 2 3 4 5 Watchably Up Close and Personal Panerai got up close and personal with loyal customers and collectors as they were treated to a private dinner event at the Grand Hyatt Penthouse. Haryanto 3. Mr. & Jean Koh 7. Melissa. 6 7 8 1. Adityawarman 8. Antonius Kerssenbrock. Andrew Hartanto 18 . & Mrs. Lie. Antonius Kerssenbrock 5.A 2. Mr. David. Mr. Jean Koh showcased the brand’s 2010 Novelties collection and a handful of exclusive vintage pieces that were brought in especially for the special evening.

Fitta Paramitha & Dave Orlando 10. Miranthi Hakim. Arimbi Probosutedjo & Mela Sabina 9. 20 21 . Sugiarto Santoso 12. Kevin Murphy. Peter Hendry & Kennis Yaw 6. Intan Kristianto & Lia Herawati. Prisalla & Anto Hadianto 8. & Mrs. Tony Wong 11. Mr. Mr. Tience Sumartini & Ted Sulisto 5. Alex Milevski & Irwan D. Mona Ratuliu & Indra Brasco 2. Joanne Huen were on hand and witnessed with attendees a unique Ballet Contemporer and Bottle Juglers performance. Ms. Bianca Hummel & Deasy Indradjit 7. Mussry 4. Henry Surya 13. 13 14 15 5 6 7 1.SOCIETY 1 2 3 8 9 4 10 11 12 Sailing into Indonesia OnFive Grand Hyatt was the backdrop for the IWC Portuguese Yacht Partythemed event to introducing their Portuguese collection. Mr. Antarini & Amelia Natadiputra 3. Michael Hutman. The IWC yacht cabin decorations provided guests with the ultimate brand experience. IWC’s General Manager. Yuthie Okta 14. More than 200 guests came fully dressed in Nautical theme. Sammy. John. & Mrs. Goris Verburg 15. Goris Verburg and Marketing Director.

7 8 9 1. Chris Hanharan & Thomas Bouillonnec 6. Sherly Worth. Caroline Zachrie 3. & Mrs Chossy Latu. Later in the evening. The General Manager of Piaget. Adhika Maxi 7. Piaget watches were displayed and a photo booth by Axioo Photography was set up for the attending Piaget loyalists. Thomas Bouillonnec was also on hand at the glamorous event. a silent auction was held to raise funds for Yayasan Balita Sehat and Ibu Foundation (The Healthy Toddler & Mother Foundation). Mr. Ronald Liem & Patty Kaunang 8. Mr. Andhika Wiranegara 2. Adilla Dimitri & Wulan Guritno 9. Feby Febiola 5.SOCIETY 1 2 3 4 5 6 Prestigiously Piaget Piaget sponsored Prestige magazine’s annual “Prestige Gala” at the Four Seasons Hotel Ballroom. Stella Rissa 4. 22 .

Mr. 24 25 . Kenneth Sutardja 6. Yulie Setiohadi & Lia Wibowo 3. Mr. Ayu Mira & Ayu Rosan 6. H. Ng Tjeng Jaw (Horomundi.E Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn (Ambassador of Switzerland) and Mr. Anton Simonet 5. Kevin Lam 7. Bruno Jenny & Agustin V. Tia Irmawan & Astrid Mulyadi 5. & Mrs. Chanel unveiled their new Chanel J12 Jewelry Watch collection to Indonesian watch enthusiasts at Rumah Imam Bonjol in Menteng in November. Benno Kriech (Regional Head Wealth Management Asia Pacific). Mr. Que 7. Mr. Grace Katuari. Israel & Africa). Mussry. Ng Tjeng Jaw. Andrew Haryono 4. Ng Tjeng Jaw gave a unique insight into how to invest in luxury watches. Asia. Attendees including Mr. Yuthie Okta & Annie Adjam 4. & Mrs. Mussry. Mr. Kartika Antono & Hendra Saputra 3. & Mrs.SOCIETY 1 2 3 1 2 3 SOCIETY 4 5 4 Channeling Classicly New Chanel With an alluring performance by harpist Mesty Ariotedjo and Maylaffayza on the violin. models adorning the J12 Jewelry Watch collection pieces paraded in the elegantly black and white dining area. Irwan D. Anton Simonet (Head of UBS Wealth Management Middle East. Haryanto 8. Amelia Natadipura.E Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn. Time is Money The Time Place and UBS recently collaborated in a gala dinner at The Glass House in Wijaya. & Mrs.com). H. 6 7 5 6 7 8 1. Lee Chuaen & Leeyen Wijaya 2. At the event. While a mini exhibition of exclusive limited editions was presented in the cocktail area. Dr. Mr. Irwan D. Jessica Liem & Fransisca Liem 2. Performance by Maylaffayza 1.

The watch is further distinguished with its use of “ARCAP” . C­ orum hosted an exclusive event at the Luxe Art Museum in Singapore.The celebration dinner was held at Luxe Art Museum. Victor Sassoon. Ong Ban. ten in white gold and five in platinum. Golden Bridge Tourbillon 26 . 2. In addition to reinstating the brand’s commitment to Asia. he stated the coming year would welcome a significant new edition to the line. Antonio Calce with Corum’s distinguished guests. Antonio Calce. Corum has created two new additions to the Bridge family. the Ti-Bridge Tourbillon pays a tribute to Corum’s heritage with its distinctive key logo visible in the bridge. A limited edition of 99 pieces. 1. spoke at the event acknowledging this link with architecture to the famous line of bridge watches. 2 3 To commemorate the important milestone. Antonio Calce.INDUSTRY NEWS CORUM CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE LEGENDARY GOLDEN BRIDGES 1 Building a Bridge to the Future Ti-Bridge Tourbillon 2 010 marked the 30th anniversary of the legendary Golden Bridge collection by Corum and to celebrate. a futuristic material alloy made of copper and nickel which is non-magnetic and anti-corrosive. Among the 60 invitees were watch collectors. President and CEO of Corum. the Ti-Bridge Tourbillon and the Golden Bridge Tourbillon. Paying tribute to the anniversary. a Calibre C022. The movement. Composed of 182 components on a small elegant baguette. 3. Singapore. industry press and celebrity fans. Corum has made the Golden Bridge Tourbillon available in only thirty pieces. the Calibre C0213 Golden Bridge Tourbillon has an escapement housed in the world’s smallest cage. fifteen in red gold. is suspended by two crossbars in the centre of the case.

Prost exemplifies everything the TAG Heuer brand represents.INDUSTRY NEWS AG Heuer has in recent years made waves by recruiting a whole new age of ambassadors for the brand. A friend and devoted fan of TAG Heuer for years. relaxed driving skill and competitive edge. the brand recently proclaimed its connection to its past by bringing back a past ambassador. Audi drivers and young talents from different racing categories will participate in a series of commemorative events promoting the best of watches. TAG Heuer’s ambassador to celebrate “Mastering Speed for 150 years” The Legend RETURNS MOTOR RAcER ALAIN PROST JOINS TAG HEUER TO cOMMEMORATE “MASTERING SpEED FOR 150 YEARS’’ 28 . Throughout 2011. While this has undoubtedly broadened its appeal. combining prestige and performance. Prost joins Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button on TAG Heuer’s “Dream Team” of motor-sports ambassadors and Formula One World Champions to celebrate “Mastering Speed for 150 years” in 2011. “It is great to be back!” He added that TAG Heuer has a unique DNA in motor-sports. Lewis Hamilton. Alain Prost. Jenson Button. Known for his smooth. As a four-time F1 World Champion. Alain Prost. Coming off his win at Val Thorens. Prost wore TAG Heuer colors and chronograph watches during three of his four FIA Formula One World championships for McLaren in the late 1980’s. Chronographs and timing equipments inspired by motorsports. performing with prestige is his signature style. Prost enthusiastically expressed that. T Alain Prost. the first race of the ‘’Trophee Andros’’ Ice Championship.

Dufour streamlined the brand’s 808 references into only 150 comprehensible references during his first year and led the development on the Zenith Striking 10th.INDUSTRY NEWS True HEIR JEAN-FRÉDÉRIc DUFOUR.” he stated on during the first interview after he was appointed in 2009. Gabriel Tortella. Dufour’s family history boasts many distinguished engineers and inventors. Dufour earned the award of “Man of The Year Award 2011” by media group Edipresse. Incidentally. the President and CEO of Zenith. More than just an innate passion. which is the recipe of success for a lot of driven individuals. knows how to navigate his company well as he aims to make Zenith the premier player in the chronograph market. no other manufacture has continued to do business at the same address right from the start and no other has continued to produce its merchandise at the same location. Our extraordinary continuity is underscored by the fact that we’ve had only five proprietors and a dozen directors since our firm was first founded. His grandfather was credited to have invented the valveless engine used to power the Pic-Pic (a legendary Swiss automobile created between 1906 and 1924). it needs to be nurtured by the quest to leave an indelible mark in the industry. reconnect the roots of the Zenith brand with contemporary demand and to reinvent it to suit the passion of a new era is the measure of a truly inspiring individual.” Dufour. It is this very quality in Jean-Frédéric Dufour. who in just a short span of time managed to revive the glory of Zenith as a premier watchmaker. a patented minute precision and a world-standard calibre. “We want to return to the honest. an accredited skipper as well as fine watchmaker. as far as I know. Dufour was fortunate to have born with an appreciation of engineering and fine works of art. Jean-Frédéric Dufour A devotion to a particular profession can start at a very young age. manufacture craftsmanship that has made Zenith great and renowned for so many years. 30 . His ability to bridge the past to the present. acknowledged. Dufour’s adherence to the brand history is well founded. A As the new head of Zenith. In doing so. AWARDED AS “MAN OF THE YEAR 2010” Philippe Pascal. “We’re one of the few manufactures that uses nothing but its own movements.

Black was chosen as the color to show masculinity and this was achieved by using black ceramic for the entire case. That said. all sturdy and tough. The After School All-Stars. Now even grander than before. titanium and gold. The timepiece has a special engraved caseback with Arnold’s inscription. self-winding Calibre 3126 movement with up to 60 hours of power reserve and is water resistant to 100 metres. yet classy and sophisticated. The Royal Oak Offshore Arnold Schwarzenegger Legacy Chronograph. The proceeds of each of the 1. including the popular T3 and End of Days watches. Switzerland.500 watches will go to the celebrity’s charity foundation. The Legacy contains ceramic.500 pieces. Audemars Piguet is releasing a new limited edition of only 1. few know that he has a friendship with Audemars Piguet dating back to 1998 when the star visited Audermars Piguet’s headquarters in Le Brassus. a first by Audemars Piguet The decorative disc adorning the crown is also in pink gold.INDUSTRY NEWS mEET Arnold Schwarzenegger When Legends AUDEMARS PIGUET AND ARNOLD ScHWARZENEGGER The Royal Oak Offshore Arnold Schwarzenegger Legacy Chronograph. rnold Schwarzenegger is a veteran in the entertainment industry and politics and has become one of the most influential men in America.. A 32 . The brand itself has made a few limited edition watches for Schwarzenegger.

The name of the collection says it all. The new Limelight Magic Hour watch is whimsical and has many faces. In a field of watches. the Limelight Creativity collection. Like the skilled actress able to switch from comedy to drama in an instant. the Limelight collection pieces are meant to stand out. They are surprising in design and astonishingly beautiful. Piaget has continuously reached for the stars. Now Piaget launches new additions to one of its most ambitious collections. the Limelight Magic Hour has a rotating bezel that can turn the F Limelight Twice 3Piaget Limelight Twice White Gold Diamond Watch ALWAYS PIAGET SHINES WITH ITS NEW CREATIVE PIECES 34 in the Limelight The Many faces of Limelight Twice 35 .COVER FeATUre ew watchmaking houses have achieved the level of creativity of the House of Piaget while simultaneously maintaining technological excellence. winning awards at the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix while delighting the public. the house has sought to combine its dual areas of expertise to create some of the most breathtakingly creative watches to ever take centre stage. with only the imagination as its limit. Pioneers in ultra-thin movements and fine jewelry innovators.

The new Piaget Limelight pieces help the confident woman truly shine. The Limelight Twice is another award winning showstopper. The 2010 incarnation is even more magical with diamonds that pave the entire bezel. There are a total of 300 gemstones totalling more than five carats. At first look. There is a pink gold version with the steel grey of the guilloché effect contrasting to a brilliant effect with the warm rose gold of the face. Piaget Limelight Magic Hour White GoldDiamondWatch 36 37 . while maintaining an element of surprise these are the hallmarks of great women. which include gem-set applied Arabic numerals and the pin buckle on the strap set with diamonds. and stones of various sizes accentuating the curves of the case. An equal match for the red carpet or the carpool. Like a star prepared for the flashing lights of the press. revealing everything. such as the two correctors hidden inside the lug which secures the strap to the case. this seems to be a classically beautiful women’s watch. oblique or vertical depending on the whimsy of its wearer. Each side of the watch features an off-centre dial that gives it an overall contemporary feel. There is a gem-set face with slim dramatic Roman numerals and a less formal sleek side. Composed. modernity and a sense of humour all in one versatile timepiece.COVER FeATUre 3Piaget Limelight Magic Hour White GoldDiamondWatch 3Piaget Limelight Magic Hour Pink Gold Diamond Watch oval face horizontal. stars of the silver screen and of everyday life. In the new version the non-gemset side has a sunburst guilloché effect and tapered polished Roman numerals. extravagance. hidden to preserve the clean lines of the watch. the 2010 Limelight Magic Hour manages to combine glamour. slender and sleek. every detail has been thought out before the Limelight made its debut. Its dual nature is that it is reversible from the dial down to the strap. yet confident. The gem set appliquées on its dial can be concealed or revealed through the rotations on the bezel allowing for even more versatility.

FeATUre The Royal Oak Offshore Arnold Schwarzenegger Legacy Chronograph. SIHH 2011 INNovATIve anOther iMpressive Year FOr AUDeMars PigUet Traditionally 39 .

the Arnold Schwarzenegger “The Legacy” chronograph is the quintessential sports watch. the movement of the timepiece has been built to show itself face up. one in stainless steel with a black crocodile leather strap.FeATUre um and is also framed by a polished titanium bezel. Another addition to the Millenary collection is the new Millenary 4101.an impeccably distinguished delight. it is accentuated by a combination of black-toned materials such as forged carbon and ceramic. as well as the striking mechanism and its gongs. forged carbon or pink gold. Finally. Before electricity was ever invented. a double balancespring. proceeds from sales of this model will serve to fund The After School All-Stars foundation. Audemars Piguet’s flagship collection. all will be of interest to Audemars Piguet fans the world over. Driven by the formidably Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Self Winding Audemars Piguet Millenary 4101 high-performance self-winding Calibre 2897 composed of 335 parts. Interestingly. In keeping with tradition. The Chronograph employs the signature octagonal case and Méga Tapisserie dial motif with a reworked case in either ceramic and steel. boasts three new watches. Audemars Piguet has made it part of its fundamental identity by creating minute repeater and grand strike models right from the time of its founding in 1875. The timepiece is being introduced in two models. Certainly.The Millenary HandWound Minute Repeater is a classically modern take on tradition with its oval case and three-dimensional architecture revealing the essentials of its refined movement: an Audemars Piguet escapement. The prestigious 1500-piece limited edition features a generous 48-millimetre case and best of all. With a seven-day power reserve. being able to “tell time” through sound was essential. The Royal Oak Offshore. the Millenary case is made of brushed titani- A 3Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Dual Time 3Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars Extra-Thin Watch 5Calibre 4101 40 41 . Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph s usual Audemars Piguet used the opportunity of SIHH 2011 to introduce some impressive new additions to their Royal Oak Offshore and Millenary collections. The Self Winding Tourbillon is a comprehensive watch. and the other in pink gold with a brown crocodile leather strap. combining both a tourbillon and chronograph.

This very special watch will be issued in a limited edition of only 500 pieces. These new 2011 pieces break from the pack by reaching for the latest achievements in horological technology. F guilloché. also with the Côtes de Genève motif. Softening the overall look of the watch is a finely detailed barleycorn Classima Automatic Jumping Hour Watch Classima Red Gold Dual Time Zone & Power Reserve Watch Classima Red Gold Dual Time Zone & Power Reserve Watch Back Case Sharing LIFe’S MomeNTS BaUMe et Mercier ADDs tO the CLassiMa FaMiLY or several years now. 42 43 .FeATUre This year. The Automatic Jumping Hour Watch has a larger 42mm case. The sapphire crystal caseback is personalized with an oscillating weight and the Phi symbol. luxury is sometimes at its best when it is understated. It uses a Soprod 9035 movement with a Côtes de Genève engraving and contains an oscillating weight with the trademark Phi symbol on the back of the case. While featuring hallmarks of Baume & Mercier such as the Phi symbol engraving which represents balance and perfection. That said. A typical Classima fan is someone who appreciates unpretentious beauty and ageless quality. the Classima series has been a favorite of Baume & Mercier collectors who desire flexible luxury. The Red Gold Dual Time-Zone and Power Reserve has a rich 18k red gold 39mm case. Both of these new editions to the Classima family will be available in the fall of 2011. it is sophisticated as the red gold makes for a nice contrast against the black dial and alligator strap. the Red Gold Dual Time Zone and Power Reserve Watch and the Automatic Jumping Hour Watch. It uses an automatic Depraz 14400 movement. A perfect executive watch. the Classima collection continues to grow with two additions to its collection. which is an intricate and delicate engraving on the casing. They can move seamlessly from the boardroom to a casual lunch to a seaside vacation with their family.

gradually. This change in Cartier was clearly evident at this year’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) with the introduction of the new Astrotourbillon Calibre 9451 MC.FeATUre Calibre de Cartier Astrotourbillon Compelling BeAUTY CARTIER Masters the art OF cOMbining beaUtY & MODerenitY artier has always been a brand that has mastered the ability to combine beauty with modernity. it manages to combine elements that C seemingly in opposition: power and light. its jewelry creations served as the linchpin to its success. The first is that the carriage is located in the centre of movement. Created with an obvious love for watchmaking. The movement used in the Astrotourbillon took five years of research and used titanium extensively to make the impossible come true. While in past. the brand is succeeding in designing increasingly technical masterpieces to strengthen its portfolio. one of the most talked about pieces at the event. supported only by a special rotational axis and a completely redesigned gear component. The Astrotourbillon invokes three key features in its functionality. complication and simplicity . The visual presentation of this fine watch was also enhanced by placing the balance wheel and escape wheel on the side of the carriage and in line with its rotational 44 45 .

46 . the tourbillon carriage containing the escapement instruments and balance spring were unusually placed on top of the central movement. Certainly no easy feat.20 carat. Tourbillon and Crocodile Geneva Seal watch calibre 9458 MC. double folding adjustable clasp in 18 carat white gold. empowered by the unique flying tourbillon.FeATUre Cartier Tourbillon and Crocodile Watch center.58 mm in thickness. it gives an impression of it floating above the dial. Placed right between the bridges and plate of the movement.5 mm diameter in size and 5. specially designed in a C-shaped carriage. Living up to its reputation to create watches for the ultra-feminine females. The black alligator strap. Finally. the ardillon in rhodium-plated 18 carat white gold buckle and strands of diamonds all add up to the extravagant appeal of luxury. this Grande Complication watch has been designed with those symbols of elegance in mind. thus becoming an attractive feature in its own right. The flying tourbillon itself has been part of the show- case. The watch exposes the diamond studded crocodile. the background is equally attractive. along with octagonal faceted diamond-encrusted crown add to its appeal. It also comes with case of rhodiumplated 18 carat white gold. However. The new Calibre 9458 MC movement used in the Astrotourbillon is equally iconic. it is completed after no less than 50 hours work. the calibre 9458 and the Geneva Seal approval. This watch incorporates 585 stones totalling 8. The ergonomic form is designed to rest neatly into your wrist. 44. stunning with the sparkling gold and emerald eyes. The black brushed canvas strap. It exposes the mechanism and bridges. The crocodile is wonderfully curving itself among a decorative garland of water lilies and become the center of attraction.

yet offers a number of complications including a power reserve indicator.FeATUre he world renowned Swiss watch manufacture Girard-Perregaux has launched two brand new models in their legendary lines. Each of the sparkling hour indexes is a precious set stone. The bezel is lined with 62 diamonds with more diamonds used on the dial for hour markers. The dials are made from mother-of-pearl plates in either a dark hue or natural shades. Introduced in 2004. moon phase display and even a zodiac calendar. putting the shape and curves of a cat’s eye as an inspiration to create every detail in its design. The oval-shaped case is the “cat’s eye” and it is 35. After quite a long hibernation if you will. These pieces still revolve as much around the Cat’s Eye line’s sensuous and seductive aspects as the one released in 2004. retrograde indicator. the Cat’s Eye and 1966 collections. The 2011 version is even more gorgeous than ever with the bi-retro pieces.40mm wide in 18 carat pink or white gold. the Cat’s Eye watch collection for women is back. The Cat’s Eye T The Cat’s Eye back case Greatness 48 IN SmALL PAcKAGeS GIRARDPERREGAUX REDEFINES SIZE 49 . The discreet small second dial is situated at 9 o’clock and enhanced by a radiating ray motif delicately traced on the dial. The new Cat’s Eye utilizes simple in-house Girard-Perregaux Calibre GP3300 automatic mechanical movement. with numerals sculpted and hand-polished before being riveted to the dial. It was named “The Most Beautiful Women’s Watch of the Year” not long after its launch. The date is illuminated by a halo and displayed in a window at 3 o’clock. annual calendar. the Girard-Perregaux Cat’s Eye collection gained instant popularity among female watch connoisseurs.

Girard-Perregaux says the manufacture’s 19th century pocket watches inspired the design. The properties of enamel and its special component make the dial it adorns resistant. The case was polished to bring out the sheer brilliance of the metal. enamel was the only proper choice for the dial. The 1966 collection reflects the brand’s ability to produce classic pieces and the latest addition is the 1966 Small Second that compliments the new column-wheel Chronograph and the Full Calendar models. Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second 50 .FeATUre Girard-Perregaux 1966 Small Second back case THe 1966 SmALL SecoND The 1966 collection first appeared in 2006 to pay tribute to its award-winning year in developing high frequency movements and has become an ever-more important element of the Girard-Perregaux portfolio. the Small Seconds. The watch features an in-house GP03300-0039 automatic movement. A quite rare member of the platinum group of metals. lending it depth and a unique character. Housed in a slim and elegant 40mm palladium case. palladium is a naturally lustrous metal. which can be observed through the sapphire crystal caseback and offers a small second display that is just slightly offset to balance the design. To pay homage to its history. A special finish on the bezel gave the piece a bright and shining finish. It is mounted on an alligator strap with a tang buckle. has a classic minimalist appeal.

3565) now comes in a 40mm case with a shape keeping 53 . the new pieces. and the Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days. Maintaining the timelessness of the Portofino line. located along the Mediterranean. IWC brought new Hollywood back to an old Hollywood setting whilst shooting their recent Portofino photo campaign with photographer Peter Lindbergh at helm. watchmakers at IWC Schaffhausen were inspired by the mesmerizing appeal of the town in creating their Portofino collection. To commemorate the re-launch of the Portofino and to celebrate the personalities that have stayed in the town including Clark Gable and Elizabeth Taylor. With the dynamism of Italian sports cars. Black Dial 3The Portofino Dual Time elcoming visitors to a supreme La dolce vita experience. individually unique. W in spirit with IWC watch models of the 1960’s. has been enticing lifestyle connoisseurs with its simple yet alluring beauty. Portofino Dual Time. the design is discreetly sleek. easy charm. showcase a classically new design. Distinguished style is on the menu with a choice of a silverplated or black dial in a stainless-steel case. they all enthusiastically came to support the brand they themselves wear so proudly. creating an unassuming star that is a true example of class. tennis living legend Boris Becker and soccer stars Zidane Zidane and Luis Figo. 3910). Stopwatch elements have been quietly integrated into the 42mm design with a slimmed. Portofino Chronograph. eye-catching rounded contour. Silver-Plated Dial 52 The Year of 6The Portofino Automatic A NEW COLLEcTIOn For SIHH 2011 IWC is presenting four new additions. Available in red gold with a silver-plated dial or in stainless steel with a choice of a silver or black dial. makes no exhibition of its innate beauty or strength.FEATURE The Portofino Chronograph. Elle MacPherson. The Portofino Chronograph is powered by LA DOLcE VITA IWC ScHAFFHAUsEN iNTRODUcEs THE 2011 PORTOFiNO cOLLEcTiON 4The Portofino Chronograph. Starring Cate Blanchette. Naturally. The Portofino Chronograph (Ref. Kevin Spacey. the picturesque Italian harbour town of Portofino. With an understated elegance and quiet. The Portofino Automatic (Ref. the IWC Portofino line is Mediterranean lifestyle sculpted on your wrist. Eric Dane. Matthew Fox. the Portofino Automatic.

the straps undergo a complex process that beautifully creates brand-new leather to look and feel like a classic treasure. considered the flagship of the Portofino family. and in stainless steel with a choice of either a black or a silver-plated dial. Keep track of your current location time and that of your home base with the 24-hour display that shows the home time using a red hand. The movement also can be viewed through the transparent sapphire-glass back. The red gold Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days comes with a slatecoloured dial with indices made of solid red gold. The contemporary elegance of the Hand-Wound Eight Days is exemplified through dedication to the classic Portofino style with a smooth. since at the end of the day. Measuring 37. the new Portofino Dual Time (Ref. 5101). Available in brown and black. and a simple dial design.FEATURE the 79320 calibre with a 44-hour power reserve and automatic winding with a ball-bearing rotor. the 59210 calibre is the same size as a pocket watch movement. Each with individual character that brings the entire collection together as one. If the hour hand moves into another day. we really all desire to simply live la dolce vita. There are also two steel models with either a black or silver-plated dial. The technologically savvy Portofino HandWound Eight Days (Ref. flowing strap horns. 5Top & Bottom: The Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days 54 . the date adjusts accordingly. Two barrels ensure a power reserve of 72 hours. circular case.8-millimetres. Meeting the demands of the modern world citizen. 3610) is the perfect match for you. the watch runs on a power reserve of 192 hours (8 days). Is frequent flying always on your agenda? If so. With continuous touches of true Italian taste throughout each new addition to the Portofino line. forward or back. the Portofino collection truly wins over the hearts of watch lovers. Time zones can be changed and the date reset simply via the crown. the comprehensive line has something for everyone to enjoy. The Portofino Dual Time is available in a solid red gold case with a black dial and red gold indices and numerals. is powered by the new IWC-manufactured movement from the 50000-calibre family. both the Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days and Portofino Dual Time are offered with new leather straps created by luxury Italian shoe manufacturer Santoni. In the same way Mediterranean living defines inconspicuous beauty.

Time for CARTIER Love Classic Ring Diamond Love Classic Ring ½ Diamond Pasha Seatimer Lady Trinity Heart Necklace Love CARTIER Ballon Bleu Medium Ballon Bleu XL Chronograph .

CORUM Golden Bridge Skeleton BREGUET Queen of Naples BELL & ROSS BR Instrument SS Carbon BR Instrument White Ceramic Dial .


but it was revolutionary as a piece of art. an elite. the Reverso was born out of a practical need. The need for the polo players to have a reliable and sturdy watch which would still look elegant off the field led in 1931 to the birth of a legend: the Reverso. quarter hours and minutes. The Répétition Minutes à Rideau is a minute repeater watch with a Venetian blind which covers the dial. the first watch with three faces. arguably the world’s first sports watch. Polo. Artistically. In honour of its milestone anniversary. serving to remind him of his beloved sport and home country. This year. the Reverso Grande Complication à Triptyque. all the while creating and entirely new and completely innovative piece. siNGiNG BiRDs AND EVEN AUTOMATA OR sELF-OpERATiNG MAcHiNEs ALsO KNOwN As ROBOTs. now iconic. the other revolutionary distinction has traditionally been that the brand has been willing to engrave or embellished the watch at the request of its customer. Its strong rectangular line. Not only was it a technical marvel with a swiveling case to protect the dial. the engraving on the second classical side of the watch was inspired 63 . cLOcKs. Like many fine watches. Jaeger-LeCoultre expands what is possible in personalization by offering its famous English and Art Deco indices available in new typefaces and even in colour for engraving purposes. Grande Reverso Ultra Thin PiERRE JAQUET DROZ (1721-1790) wAs A MAKER OF wATcHEs. Celebrating a Technical MARVEL JAEGER-LECOULTRE CELEBRATEs 80 YEARs OF THE REVERsO 62 COmPLIcATED REVERSALS In recent years. HE sUpERVisED cONsTRUcTiON OF THREE EXcEpTiONALLy cOMpLEX HUMAN AUTOMATA. The artisans at the manufacture will go to great lengths to make bring what the Reverso wearer imagines into reality. Each piece has thus become a statement of the person who wears it. “Rideau” means curtain in French. Truly the stuff dreams are made of. a bold statement of the Art Deco aesthetic. Star polo player and Jaeger-LeCoultre brand ambassador Adolfo Cambiaso chose to have the Argentinian flag engraved on his Squadra Hometime Reverso.FEATURE Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau I n 2011 Jaeger-LeCoultre celebrates the 80th anniversary of its unparalleled Reverso watch by adding exciting new creations to the Reverso family and introducing an Atmos clock and diver watch both inspired by the ingenuity of the revolutionary swiveling masterpiece. The swivel case still operates like every other Reverso watch and Reverso head designer Janek Deleskiewicz retained the rectangular shape and other trademarks. When the curtain with its 18-carat white gold slats is pulled back. the repeater mechanism is activated which in turn activates two gongs that sound the time in hours. the advances in technical developments for the Reverso have been astonishing. the brand is releasing the Reverso Répétition Minutes à Rideau in a special limited edition of only 75 pieces. Aside from its revolving feature. Most recently. IN 1738. This master feat was achieved through a combined technical and artistic effort. dangerous and rough sport was very popular with British soldiers in colonial India in the late 1920’s. PiERRE OpENED His FiRsT wORKsHOp iN LA CHAUX-DEFONDs AND BETwEEN 1767 AND 1774. was at the time of its birth. was launched in 2006 and was followed by the Reverso Gyrotourbillon 2 just two years later.

every classic Reverso element has been revamped in softer outlines. The Marqueterie Paille is the latest interpretation of the Atmos clock which was developed during the golden years of the Art Deco movement at the Manufacture. The dial features a silver guilloché pattern with applied numerals and hour markers. first popular during the reign of Louis XV. In order to appeal to a feminine taste.94 mm. The woven straw works conveys an overall feeling of warmth and sophistication. most remarkably with the ultra-thin 7. This technique. The past is honoured by continuing to create. Jaeger-LeCoultre quite literally created a revolution in watchmaking. The Grande Reverso Ultra Thin is the quiet sophisticated side of the Reverso personality. Its simplicity is practically rebellious as an extremely small Calibre 822.FEATURE by architecture of the famous Palazzo Ducale in Venice. A capsule which contains a gaseous mixture reacts to differences in temperature by contracting or dilating. If you are in love with the look of the Art Deco era. was rediscovered by interior designers in the 1930’s and now is being used in exciting new ways in design. Jaeger-LeCoultre is pulling out all the stops with the Atmos Marqueterie Paille. the Grande Reverso Ultra Thin has been created with a special Grande Reverso Ultra Tribute to 1931 whose design reflects the beauty of the period. the Atmos celebrates marqueterie paille. In one final tribute to the past. In 2011. 64 . 3Grande Reverso Ultra Thin Tribute to 1931 The Atmos clock itself can be considered an environmentally friendly clock as it works solely on temperature changes in the environment. and her classic style and beauty exemplifies the Reverso woman. special adjustments required for the layout of the unique calibre and reworking of the special alloy gongs for optimal sound. Every iconic element of the classic Reverso is thinned and lightened. today the House carries on the tradition by reviving the Art Deco look and spirit of invention. Ladies are also not excluded this year thanks to the Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin. Jaeger-LeCoultre has developed a tradition of associating the now legendary clock with works by artists and craftspeople. It never requires an external supply of energy. coming in at only 2. creating themed mechanical works of art. Grande Reverso Lady Ultra Thin SLIm FIT While the Répétition Minutes à Rideau offers the theatricality of an opera. the flow of sound through the air that is music was the inspiration for the wave engraved work on the open worked dial. evolve and revolve. Technical innovations for the 340 parts of its Calibre 944 movement included developing a new winding system for the repeater. Diane Kruger is the celebrity sponsor for this most elegant of watches. Over time.2 mm case. has been used to enable a slimmer case. new for 2011 is a Reverso which embodies the intimacy of a quartet. Eighty years ago. The Atmos uses energy so efficiently that a one degree variation in temperature is enough to keep the clock running for 48 hours. a design technique which uses ribbons of straw or rye to create geometric designs.

Panerai’s Luminor collection remains an iconic set of watches within Panerai’s lineage. this synthetic ceramic was first used by Panerai and has now become a standard in the watchmaking industry. a process that allows it to have such subdued color and appealing texture. A hallmark of an elegantly sturdy timepiece is unrivalled precision. The composite is obtained in an electro-chemical reaction that transforms alumunium.FEATURE Panerai Luminor 1950 Composite Marina 3 Days Automatic 3The Iconic Sandwich Dial which made from two layers with small vials of patented Super-Luminova COMPOSITION of Excellence PANERAI GOES TO COMpOSITE MATERIALS IN NEW COLLEcTION D ecades after creating their first watch for the Italian Navy. The composite used in the case and the bridge that protects the winding crown are made of a patented Panerai composite. 4Panerai Luminor 1950 Composite Marina 3 Days Automatic Back Case 66 67 . Luminor watches in recent years have created much excitement among Paneristis and 2011 promises to be no different with the creation of the Luminor Marina 1950 3 Days Automatic Composite. Lighter than ordinary ceramic yet harder and stronger than steel. where every single part is actually an innovation in its own right.

2. A characteristic Panerai invention. made from two layers with small vials of the patented Super-Luminova that forms the incandescent figures and hour markers. the watch has a water resistence of an impressive 300 metres. 9000 movement. with anti-reflective coating for more convenient viewing. the parts that give the title Luminor. Other iconic details from the watch include a simple brown sandwich dial. The brown Panerai composite is offered with an extra strap.9000 calibre consists of a total of 197 parts and is a testament to Panerai’s legendary spirit for innovative technology. sandwiching the luminous material between the two metal plates. the new Luminor Marina uses the Panerai P. tested for durability under salt water. Panerai Luminor 1950 Composite Marina 3 Days Automatic Leather Strap 68 .6 mm thick. The luminous Arabic numerals and hour markers are covered with a sapphire crystal made from corundum.FEATURE Panerai Luminor 1950 Composite Marina 3 Days Automatic is made from synthetic ceramic Panerai Luminor 1950 Composite Marina 3 Days Automatic Crown In continuing with its recent focus on inhouse movements. UV and abrasion. Along with the power reserve of three days and the patented anti-shock Incabloc. The second metal plate behind it with recessed areas is the part where a thick luminous paste is applied. The P. the sandwich dial is actually the construction where numbers and minute markers are fashioned out of a metal plate forming the visible dial.

The Chronograph La Monégasque line has additionally created a limited edition Chronograph La Monégasque Big Number. The La Monégasque collection also marks the launch of the newly produced in-house self-winding RD680 movement. Introduced in a 44 mm diameter case in steel (also available in rose gold) the dial contrasts a satin sunburst centre with a circular satin exterior and incorporates a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock and small seconds at 9 o’clock in the grand tradition of chronographs. The RD680 chronograph powerfully represents a new generation at Roger Dubuis where form and function not only meet but enhance one another.FEATURE Excalibur Lady Jewellery ased on the 2011 SIHH watch fair. Roger Dubuis is serving up a special treat to watch fans The avant garde spirit synonymous with their fine watches has resulted in the new La Monégasque collection and additions to the Excalibur line. With only 128 pieces available. the Big Number stands apart for B The Chronograph La Monegasque Big Number Brilliance via ROgER DUBUIS SpINS THE WHEEL IN 2011 BOLDNESS 4Excalibur Self-Winding with Micro-Rotor & Flying Tourbillon 71 70 . A strong touch of sporty elegance injects itself into Roger Dubuis with the new Chronograph La Monégasque.

micro rotor in white gold.99 carats). developed and produced in-house. The RD821 self-winding mechanical movement has also been awarded COSC chronometer certification. The Roger Dubuis signa- Quai de L’Ile Retrograde Annual Calendar 3LaMonegasque Automatic ture stretched to the infinity dial produces Roman numerals set against the satin sunburst dial. Its stylish 44mm rose gold case is highlighted by a black PVD-coated titanium bezel and is water-resistant to 50 metres. signature indented bezel. distinguished and handsome or feminine timepieces. complete with an elegant black alligator strap and white gold buckle has a strength in character uniquely Roger Dubuis. With a rose gold case. a self-winding flying tourbillon movement with visible micro-rotor. This spectacular movement offers a new degree of exposure to this type of complication and has been designed. This new lady’s version adopts an elegant dial. This rose gold model personifies the subtle sophistication of both the outward and inward design of the watch. A robust crown-cover. The Ultimate CALENDAR VAcHERON CONSTANTIN’S NEW TAKE ON THE QUAI DE L’ILE 73 La Monegasque Millesime Flying TourbillonLargeDate. For those occasions when you’d like to glow just a little more. With its 560 diamonds for a total of approximately 5. this alluring timepiece has been created in only 88 pieces. The Excalibur Lady is water-resistant to 30 metres and is framed by a bezel lined with forty-eight diamonds (approx. circled with stunningly tapered Roman numerals. the Excalibur Lady Jewelry is just the ticket. Meanwhile. 0. With a striking 45mm diameter. With a watch for all discerning watch devotees. this is a watch that makes a statement.FEATURE FEATURE its dial in the classic casino colours of black. Power Reserve 72 .7 carats in white gold. the brand’s iconic Excalibur collection gets a boost this year with the Excalibur Self-Winding with MicroRotor and Flying Tourbillon. At 36mm in diameter. each watch is hallmarked with the Poinçon de Genève. The seductive magnetism of a Roger Dubuis timepiece is surely to leave anyone wanting more. Roger Dubuis’s new collections represent an elevated elegance found in the distinct calibre of watch making at the house of Roger Dubuis. red and green. This Excalibur model incorporates the Calibre RD520. formed by metallization on a sapphire crystal. SIHH 2011 will see the unveiling of the Excalibur Lady and Excalibur Lady Jewellery. Dedicated to women. The Calibre RD520 is hallmarked with the prestigious Poinçon de Genève.

ures are still on the watch. The watch is available with either a black or brown alligator leather strap or a black or brown rubber strap. Equipped with a stop-seconds device (“hacking seconds”) to ensure precise time-setting. with a new movement and some surprises. the mechanical programming of the annual calendar enables it to handle months of both thirty and thirtyone days. While the original model was presented in a 41 mm case. made of 326 components. there may be 700 unique combinations of the parts including different versions of the dial. The annual calendar is undoubtedly one of the most useful complications since it accounts for es- Quai de L’Ile Retrogade Annual Calendar in White Gold 74 75 . the month display was transferred a couple degrees clockwise from the usual position at 6 o’clock.800 vibrations per hour and its mainspring barrel offers a power reserve of approximately 40 hours. the Quai de l’Ile case provides an avant garde watchmaking concept with flowing shapes and perfect curves with the boldly assertive character and dynamic lines of stealth-type objects. which consisted of seven major parts. A LEGEND IS BORN Designed to be a legend. The brand has executed this measure in a disc between 4 and 5 o’clock. This might be an attempt to provide a visual balance for the oversized retrograde date indicator at the 3 o’clock. The 2460 QRA offers extreme accuracy in its moon phase complication requiring manual correction only once in 122 years. customizable and used production techniques from the microelectronics business. but now are more discrete with security printing done in invisible ink. sential calendar irregularities over a full year. Contrary to simple calendars programmed for 31-day months and requiring date corrections almost every two months. To make the device even more visually fascinating. The clever anti-counterfeiting meas- 3Calibre 2460 QRA Automatic Movement Quai de L’Ile Retrogade Annual Calendar in Pink Gold T he waves of the horological world truly rippled when Vacheron Constantin debuted the Quai de l’Ile collection in 2008. The movement follows the Vacheron Constantin standard and has earned the Poinçon de Geneve stamp of excellence. THE MOVEMENT AND CALENDAR Powered by the new Vacheron Constantin Calibre 2460 QRA automatic movement. Now. No company had ever offered a watch that was so greatly protected. both of which debuted in 2008. The ruthenium-plated 22 carat gold rotor is mounted on ceramic ball bearings. the new version is offered in a 43 mm body that still poses the same architecture. the watch offers an annual calendar that must be corrected once and a retrograde day of month indicator. Vacheron Constantin is launching the Quai de l’Ile Retrograde Annual Calendar to add to the DayDate Self Winding and Day-Date with Power Reserve. visible only under ultra-violet light. Available in pink or white gold. In theory. developed and crafted by Vacheron Constantin bearing the Hallmark of Geneva.FEATURE The new watch has also grown slightly larger. The latest addition offers a new dial with satin-brushed/vertical finishing in the central zone and opaline finishing in the outer zone. the movement’s balance wheel beats at a rate of 28. the case houses a new movement designed. This moon phase indicator is combined with a small second hand sub-dial that overlaps with a month display.

the watch world said farewell to two very sig- I RotondedeCartier Astroregulateur 76 77 . the legacies of some companies tend to only blossom toward the very end of the lives of their key visionaries. The company considers this movement a new way to handle the issues of gravity that many years ago were supposed to be answered by the tourbillion.FEATURE Minutes of cALIBRE AN INSIgHT FROM SIHH 2011 By Carl Cunanan f anything SIHH 2011 confirmed the thinking by many that the watch industry has now come back to earth after the high-flying 90’s and early 2000’s. The line has been strengthened with the Calibre de Cartier Multiple Time Zone with a jet lag complication. While classical art is not generally equated to the modern world. but everyone now seems to remember that there is a larger world than just the unique pieces.jpg Right: JaegerLeCoultre MemovoxTributeto Deep Sea t is often said that artists never see the true value of their work in their own lifetimes. The focus now seems to be on more stable pieces and more rapport with the general enthusiast and watch buyer. Cartier also launched the Astrorégulateur in the Rotonde de Cartier line. certainly in business terms. Cartier has once again put itself at the forefront technologically with its combination of high horological mastery and its unique design history and DNA. There are still the stratospherically-priced treasure pieces. The Calibre de Cartier line launched last year has proven to be their best selling men’s watch ever and it was easy to see by design that it would be the most accessible to the widest variety of buyers while still keeping the company look intact. and the piece is brilliant in concept and amazingly complex to execute. In 2010. In this case the consistency of positional accuracy is maintained by putting everything with the microrotor which is visible from the front I Vacheron Constantin’s watchmaker Left: Audemars Piguet’s interactive crystalline ball display Memovox_ Tribute_to_ Deep_6C5.

one replicating the look of the original US market model. Another fun piece that has already been put on the list of many collectors is the homage to Jaeger-LeCoultre’s iconic diving alarm watch called the Memovox Tribute to Deep Sea. This was truly evident in the timepieces developed. Another interesting evolution came from Ballon Bleu extra flat at 46 mm in white gold with blue dial and strap and pink gold with white dial and brown leather. the rotor carries and supports five times more components than a traditional tourbillion cage. and opened the eyes of many an enthusiast at the show. it is now developed in multiple times and as well as in steel and gold bracelet. in line with the company’s seafaring roots and the use of that metal on board many a sailing ship. How do you decide? Opinions among enthusiasts seems to be split right down the middle. Arnold Schwarzenneger. no two of these watches will look the same. In terms of complication. this is the moment when we can see all of the brands are waking up and showing their best innovation. This two-model release ensures a particularly thorny situation for many collectors. I was struck by how passionate everyone in Switzerland is about what they do. Panerai will be launching a unique breakthrough product called the PAM 382 “BRONZO”. Visitor’s REVIEW by Terence Tjen . the first historical wrist watch that is Santos Dumont. a timepiece that tempts like a succulent delicacy with its curving transparency. It is a remarkable journey I will never forget. So I think this results in great products but will also drive us to be better.FEATURE surprisingly light. I saw some clever breakthroughs made by several brands. Cartier is always one step ahead with its innovation and technology while keeping the horlogorie living in 78 79 . Panerai has released a special new piece made of bronze. As if to prove to the world that Cartier is well-known for its creativity. Constantly. Thus. the result of a combination of solid bronze and a copper alloy that will really build on Panerai’s heritage. I was impressed with the innovation in the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore design and the new look of Millenary which I believe will strengthen its market dominance with the fans. Fans and collectors of Jaeger-LeCoultre and IWC should also prepare themselves for some great novelties that leverage on the roots of the respective brands. I was grabbed by the thought that all the brands seemed to show that 2011 is the moment to rebound. Intricate inlay work from Cartier y journey to SIHH 2011 was my first time experiencing this global event and certainly changed my view of the industry. continuing the success of Calibre de Cartier in its 2nd year. Collectors will really appreciate the new Royal Oak Offshore “The Legacy”. Regardless of the brand. with the obvious answer coming out at the end. exactly as it was at the time. This is certainly a perfect idea to suit the typical Panerai fan. A few other pieces caught my eye at the SIHH this year. The escapement. The bronze is a living material in that it ages and changes over time. This year. Delices de Cartier is a mouth watering watch. Stepping inside the Cartier section was an incredible experience and I was surprised to find Cartier Horlogerie Museum in this exhibition. Because bronze tends to oxidize differently in various environments. Having lived and breathed the brand for quite some time. Being in the most prestigious timepieces exhibition in the world is really inspiring. the “LeCoultre Spécial Amérique 1959” (359 pieces) and the other replicating that of the European release “Jaeger-LeCoultre Classique 1959” (limited to 959 pieces). I think Audemars Piguet is also becoming more comfortable with using forged carbon. The Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo is a 47mm wristwatch that oozes personality.inspired space its historical design. The new watch is T Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Bronzo his was my 1st presence at SIHH 2011. Following the successful Polaris re-editions. its smoothly tapered case. which effectively maintains the center of gravity in one position as the rotor always settles to the bottom. and the gifts for the king in the ancient times. There are two models offered for this limited edition. I finally discover my curiosity of some of the historical pieces by seeing the real piece such as the legendary Mystery Clock. I am proud for being a part of one of the biggest brand in the world that could maintain and continue the history in modern times. Calibre de Cartier with bracelet is completing the selection for Cartier men. and takes on a unique patina as well as an almost textural change on different parts of the piece just as you would see in a bronze statue. to leave behind the M by Lilianti Hiri – Product Manager Cartier Vacheron Constantin’stravel . The back of the watch is titanium in order to answer any issues of irritation to the skin. Cartier spices up with their new jewelry watches collection inspired by the gourmet recipe for delicious Delices parcels. oscillator and pendular seconds have all been positioned on the rotor.Boutique Manager The Time Place of Plaza Indonesia uncertain global economy in recent years. Which do you get? Both. as it swings. dedicated to film star and governor. which it seems is becoming an iconic material for the brand. Cartier introducing Astrorégulateur Rotonde de Cartier with the Caliber 9800 MC as a perfect alternative for the gravity effect that has always been one of the greatest challenge. Note that the US model bears only the name LeCoultre. and they weren’t necessarily the high complications. its twisted oval encircled by diamond links with a mischievous touch of femininity. this one gives respect to what many consider an even more elusive and worthy historical wristwatch. The original Deep Sea was the first dive watch made by the manufacture in 1959.

Claudia Schiffer is one of the world’s most successful models. Ben Affleck wears Cartier. motion pictures featuring Willis have grossed US$2. JON HAMM – JAEGER-LECOULTRE Jonathan Daniel “Jon” Hamm is an American actor who works primarily in television. In 2010. Affleck has been actively involved in politics. most famous for his elevenyear spell with Ferrari. 80 81 . With fellow models Christy Turlington. She was joined an eBay auction to benefit SaveTheWhalesAgain. he appeared in a cameo with Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger in the film The Expendables and his most recent project was Red. Hamm’s performance earned him a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series in 2008. Bruce Willis wears IWC. He and Matt Damon also founded the production company LivePlanet. Schiffer was joint owner of a chain of restaurants called the Fashion Café in 1995. MIcHAEL ScHUMAcHER – AUDEMARS PIGUET A Formula One driver currently driving for Mercedes GP .05 billion at North American box offices.64 billion to 3. She also starred in Indonesian movie ‘Apa Artinya Cinta?” as a young pregnant mother and later she has been trusted as a jury for “Heineken Music Thirst.com and in 2009 she became a teen ambassador for the Candie’s Foundation. Golden Globe Award-winning and four-time Saturn Award-nominated actor. along with a non-profit organization called the A-T Children’s Project. Claudia Schiffer wears Chopard. Cotillard was also chosen as the face for Dior’s “Lady Dior” advertising campaign. Marion Cottilard wears Chopard. He is a two-time Emmy Award-winning. whose mission is to fight teen pregnancy. BEN AFFLEcK – CARTIER Ben Affleck has established himself as a Hollywood leading man after he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay along with Matt Damon for their collaborative screenplay in the 1997 film Good Will Hunting. Hamm received his breakthrough role in 2007 when he was cast as the protagonist advertising executive character Don Draper in AMC’s drama series Mad Men. an adaptation of the comic book mini-series. Bazaar Style at O Channel. MARION COTTILARD – CHOPARD French actress that has her debut by winning the Academy Award for Best Actress. having appeared on over 500 magazine covers. HAYDEN PENETTIERE – ROLEX Singer/actress Hayden Penettiere became most prominent as Claire Bennet in the NBC series Heroes and she was nominated for a Grammy in 1999 for A Bug’s Life ReadAlong in 2000. SARI NILA – CARTIER Sari Nila is a senior model and presenter for lifestyle and entertainment programs. Naomi Campbell. Off the track Schumacher is an ambassador for UNESCO and a spokesman for driver safety. In 2010 she received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the musical Nine. and Elle Macpherson. Michael Schumacher wears Audemars Piguet. César for Best Actress and the Golden Globe for Best Actress in Musical or a Comedy for her portrayal of French singer Édith Piaf in La Vie en Rose. He has been involved in numerous humanitarian efforts throughout his life and donated tens of millions of dollars to charity. She quickly achieved “supermodel” status when she was selected by Karl Lagerfeld to become the new face of Chanel. CLAUDIA ScHIFFER – CHOPARD A German top model. Jon Hamm wears Jaeger-LeCoultre. Affleck made a comeback after having a rehab for drinking problem in September 2006 with the release of George Reeves noir biopic Hollywoodland.” Sari Nila wears Cartier. His latest performance is a supporting role in the 2010 crime film The Town. Hayden Penettiere wears Rolex. She started her career since 1997 as a presenter while she was still in the university. She also involved in some social activities. In 2008. Schumacher is a seven-time World Champion. BAFTA Award for Best Actress.cELEBRITY & wATcHES BRUcE WILLIS – IWC Well known for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard series. Forbes estimated her net worth at about $55m.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful