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Letter from the CEO


Dear Readers,


This year we celebrate with you another breakthrough in our business: achieving the ISO 9001:2008 Certification. After more than 85 years of operation in the Egyptian market and maintaining our position as market leader, this milestone increases our responsibilities and makes us more determined to achieve more and aim higher. Over decades in the market, we have acquired the sufficient knowledge of our clients’ needs and the time has come to raise the bar to a higher level with a certified, worldrenowned certification of quality control. The certification is another building block in BTC’s successful heritage, along with the opening of several stores, topped by our brand new LUSSO jewelry boutique – the first of its kind in Egypt. In the shadow of our continuous strive for success and leadership, we are pleased to announce the opening of new stores in several new hot spots in Egypt to make our products reachable for our clients everywhere. Our success and expansion plans are a result of deep commitment, dedication and true belief in our employees and their capabilities. Aside from several challenges on a macroeconomic level, we have been proudly able to continue our expansion and keep our promise to meet our clients’ full expectations and standards. To crown our success this year, we proudly put in your hands our latest BTC News issue for 2017; this is where you can browse through a collective overview of our respectable list of brands and their remarkable timepieces. Our new models come in different styles and budgets to meet every need and ensure our clients get exactly what they are searching for, all under one roof at BTC. We hope you take pleasure in our latest issue of the BTC News magazine and are delighted to welcome you to BTC’s world of watches…


Ayman Nassif 2



Contents BTC Happenings Jaeger-LeCoultre Ulysse Nardin Piaget Girard-Perregaux Corum Bulgari Tissot Swatch Flik Flak Rado Hamilton Raymond Weil Frederique Constant Gucci Michael Kors Emporio Armani Swiss Calvin Klein Emporio Armani Armani Exchange Fossil Skagen DKNY Diesel Boss Black Boss Orange Lacoste Tory Burch Love The Brand! Gentlemen’s must haves Ferrari Balmain Casio Tommy Hilfiger Juicy Couture Coach Renata Titoni Festina Directory

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LINK is proud to announce the opening of its first flagship

Jewelry Boutique

in Egypt “LUSSO” now in Citystars Mall

We are thrilled to announce the opening of our brand-new jewelry store, LUSSO, in Citystars Mall. Being leaders of Egypt’s watch industry for decades, we have also grown to become one of the largest, major jewelry chains in the city. This is to crown our success and leadership in keeping our clients on top of the fashion game, offering them the latest and finest jewelry pieces from the world’s top brands. Derived from its Italian name for “Luxury”, LUSSO is entirely dedicated to jewelry pieces, fulfilling every lady’s dream of having her little heaven of bedazzling jewelry pieces from all the world, under one roof. LUSSO Boutique and booth feature fine jewelry collections in Egypt’s most prominent shopping mall: Citystars. The boutique features a large entrance with space for every brand to display its pieces exquisitely, using classic black and luxurious gold colors. At LUSSO, every brand is shown relaxingly to make your shopping experience an enjoyable one. 6


Our stunning boutique and booth in Citystars displays the most exclusive jewelry pieces from the world’s finest brands including Calvin Klein, Gucci, Emporio Armani, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, DKNY and many more… At LUSSO, you can never have enough! CEO, Mr. Ayman Nassif, comments on the successful launch of LUSSO: “We are excited to embark on our next phase of retail growth. With a highly productive line of products, we are confident our customers will enjoy the benefits of a growing retail network. Having recently celebrated our 85th anniversary, we feel the time is right to lay the foundation for the next 25 years of growth by adding a new line of jewelry to our list of respectable watch products. We look forward to enhancing our clients’ shopping experience and embarking on this new phase.” You can find our great collection of products in Citystars Mall, do not miss it! 7

Years of hard work, commitment & dedication pays off

BTC Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification

BTC is proud to announce that we are now ISO 9001:2008 certified. To become one, BTC underwent a stringent evaluation process that included: quality management system development, a management system documentation review, pre-audit, initial assessment, and clearance of non-conformances, all of which work to identify corrective actions that eliminate non-conformance to the quality management standard. Our decision to become ISO 9001:2008 certified is a proactive one that not only anticipates the demands of our customers, but also demonstrates a commitment to providing quality products and services to all current and future customers. This certification is the culmination of years of hard work, consistent delivery of the highest quality, and the dedication of our loyal employees. To maintain our certification, we promise to perform regular audits to ensure compliance and to assess initiatives for continued improvement. This certification further strengthens our commitment to our customers and our business mission: to remain always our customers’ number one choice. Our job at BTC is to deliver top brands in the best quality, on time with a commitment to always exceed our customers’ expectations. We accomplish this by investing in and developing our employees’ abilities, focusing on providing our customers premier and uniquely professional services and by continually improving our quality management systems. We would also like to take this opportunity to extend our sincere gratitude to our customers and suppliers for their continued commitment and loyalty. BTC will always strive to exceed their high expectations. With our goals focused on the emphasis of quality assurance, we look forward to taking the business to newer heights in the years to come. About ISO 9001:2008 certification ISO 9001:2008 certification has been in place for over a decade now and is used by both customers and companies as a method of controlling their quality. The Standard provides a framework to manage businesses and ensure a philosophy of continual improvement in all aspects of your business. It is externally assessed on an ongoing basis to ensure these business practices are maintained.




At the opening ceremony of the 73rd Venice International Film Festival Official partner of the Film Festival for over a decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre reaffirmed its commitment to encouraging and celebrating filmmaking at the opening ceremony that took place at Palazzo del Cinema in Venice last night. Jaeger-LeCoultre, gathered close friends of the Brand to celebrate cinema. Throughout the evening guests were humbled and thoughtful about Italy’s recent tragedy. The world premiere of Damien Chazelle’s film La La Land, opened the festival, receiving a standing ovation. JAEGER-LECOULTRE AND CINEMA Jaeger-LeCoultre’s affinity with the 7th Art is all about two worlds infused with the same creative effervescence, inspired from a longstanding tradition and the absolute quest of excellence. Jaeger-LeCoultre gives a particular support to those who daily contribute to create and bring life to the art of filmmaking, and attaches great importance to the preservation of its heritage.   Official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for over a decade, Jaeger-LeCoultre confers each year the Glory to the Filmmaker Award to a filmmaker chosen by the director of the festival.  Since April 2013, as part of the actions of the “Film Society of Lincoln Center” in New York, Jaeger-LeCoultre has launched the Filmmaker in Residence Program, an initiative which supports a filmmaker in the realization of his future projects. On the occasion of the Shanghai International Film Festival, Jaeger-LeCoultre works to protect the Chinese cinematographic heritage by funding the restoration of old movies.   Also sponsor of the film festival of San Sebastian, Jaeger-LeCoultre is committed to supporting the cinema in all its diversity by standing behind the camera, alongside the artists.  

Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre presents three exceptions models paying homage to Métiers Rares® Jaeger-LeCoultre unveils its new models embodying the powerful ties cultivated by the Manufacture with rare and exceptional skills. These pieces are the sum of many parts: a unique place that is the Rare Crafts Atelier; a flow of talent and inspiration of its artisans; and a vision of watchmaking defined by a love of beauty.

MASTER GRANDE TRADITION À RÉPÉTITION MINUTES An ageless masterpiece The inherent appeal of the Master Grande Tradition à Répétition Minutes is magnificently enhanced by the presence of a miniature painting on its dial paying eloquent tribute to Van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhône: a work that fulfilled one of the painter’s most cherished dreams. It took every ounce of the enamellist’s artistry to transpose onto the dial all the magic of this night sky. The timeless intensity of the deep, dark colours is sealed by Grand Feu enamel. The 39 mm watch is issued in a limited series of 18 pieces in pink gold. A Minute Repeater for music lovers Endowed with major innovations including trebuchet hammers, crystal gongs, an ergonomic and a user-friendly pushbutton, this minute repeater watch produces a peerlessly pure, rich and well-rounded sound. Jaeger-LeCoultre Calibre 942 This mechanical automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, equipped with a minute repeater, comprises 437 parts and delivers a 40-hour power reserve. 7.17mm thick, it is imbued with standout aesthetic sophistication reflected in the oscillating weight crafted in pink gold. MASTER GRAND TOURBILLON ENAMEL Precious halo Perfectly mastered within the Métiers Rares® Atelier of the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre, the art of paillonné enamel consists of cutting out tiny sparkles of silver and yellow gold leaf foil. Only experience can enable the artisan to distribute these extremely volatile tiny spangles or paillettes across the enamel in an aesthetically pleasing manner. After firing the enamel in the kiln, polishing reveals the metal elements glimmering beneath the dial. The final result is an extraordinary deep blue dial that looks as if it is illuminated with fireworks of golden star dust.




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A Limited Edition Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronograph Monaco delights the yachting world. Introducing a commemorative timepiece that encapsulates the spirit of innovation and independence that have driven Ulysse Nardin forward for over 170 years. With a nautical history as profound as the oceans, the timekeep-ing instruments of the Swiss watchmaker have been guiding sailors with exact precision for many a decade. It seems a natural extension of that history for the manufacture to become official sponsor of the Monaco Yacht Show, an honor it has held for the last eight years. Ulysse Nardin pays tribute to this high point in the yachting calendar with a Limited Edition Diver Chronograph Monaco. Clothed in the smart red and blue shared by other Monaco Limited Edition timepieces, the Diver Chronograph commemorates the event with a minute counter showing the heraldic pattern of the Principality of Monaco, also present on the sapphire crystal case back. Monaco Yacht Show 2016 is written on the blue dial, while the indexes and hands show the colors of the Monaco flag. The deep connection Ulysse Nardin has with the sea is present in every aspect of this highly collectible timepiece, of which only 100 stainless steel pieces have been made. A fully functional diver, as well as a precision chrono-graph, it is ready for anything the ocean can throw at it, making it an ideal timepiece sailors and all those who love the sea. The Diver Chronograph Monaco holds a self-winding movement: the inhouse designed Caliber UN-150 with its silicium escapement. Seconds hand in the center, small seconds at 9 o’clock, 30 minutes at 3 o’clock, 12 hour counter and a round date window at 6 o’clock offer complete chronograph timekeeping. The diving DNA is revealed as much by the watch’s oversized 44mm case as its unidirectional diving bezel - a security measure to prevent accidental changes to the dive time. The outside of the rotating bezel is fluted, as if to echo the wave motif etched in rubber on the stainless steel. Rubber coats of the screw-down security crown too, ensuring grip and an exceptional water resistance to 300 meters - along with its other traits, the mark of a true div-ing watch. For legibility as much as to delight the eye, the Diver Chronograph Monaco is a perfect fusion between form and function for which Ulysse Nardin is known. 14


Artemis Racing became the second team to win three Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series regattas with a resounding victory in Toulon. With practice cancelled on Friday due to light winds, the teams came into racing on Saturday with little opportunity to get a feel for the shifty local conditions in Toulon. Skipper, Nathan Outteridge, was back at the helm after his Olympic success in Rio, and it would be easy to forgive him for looking a little rusty. However, the double Olympic medallist hit the ground running, making the perfect start with two victories and a third on Saturday.

“One of the biggest gains we’ve made this weekend, is cementing our communication onboard. Over the events we’ve had a bit of a tough time with our decision-making processes, but Iain Percy was doing a great job this weekend of explaining what he was thinking and what our options were, as well as picking all the rights shifts. It’s just a pleasure to sail with him and the rest of the guys, we’re a very strong unit”, concluded Nathan Outteridge.

“Saturday was a great day for us, starting well, or fighting our way through the fleet. I’m fortunate to have such a great crew, working seamlessly around me, it makes my life so much easier. The conditions were very light and patchy, and we did a good job with Christian, on when to fly the hull and when not to”, said Nathan Outteridge. After such a great start, the pressure was on heading to Super Sunday. However, the team kept their composure to lead the fleet from start to finish in Race 4, claiming their third victory of the weekend, and extending their overall regatta lead. In Race 5, an OCS on the start dropped the team to the back of the fleet leaving them with plenty to do. Nathan Outteridge continued, “Today we kicked things off nicely with a win, with the boys sailing really well all the way round. In the second two races we didn’t quite manage our timing perfectly, ending with OCSs in both starts. Again, it showed the quality of our crew to fight and get back up to third in the second race”. The Swedish team held a lead of 8 points over Land Rover BAR heading into the final race, leading to an intense finale. “The last race was all about keeping close to Land Rover BAR, so there was a bit of action on the first reach with a few penalties for everyone. It certainly made life interesting for us, and I’m sure for the spectators and everyone watching at home”, commented Team Manager and Tactician, Iain Percy. The commentary team were quick to praise the way the crew were communicating all weekend.

Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon Leaderboard: Position. Team (Race Finish Positions) – Total Points 1. Artemis Racing (1, 1, 3, 1, 3, 5) – 76 points 2. SoftBank Team Japan (5, 4, 5, 2, 4, 1) – 71 points 3. Land Rover BAR (6, 6, 1, 3, 1, 4) – 70 points 4. Groupama Team France (4, 3, 2, 6, 2, 3)– 68 points 5. Emirates Team New Zealand (2, 2, 6, 5, 6, 2) – 63 points 6. ORACLE TEAM USA (3, 5, 4, 4, 5, 6) – 57 points 15

Piaget Polo S – Play a Different Game IS DELIGHTED TO INTRODUCE



Not every year, not even every decade, does a watch become an icon of its generation and an expression of the spirit of its time. In 1979, however, Piaget created just such a timepiece with the Piaget Polo. Although recognized throughout the world, the Piaget Polo has always had a particular association with New York. It was here in 1985 that the Piaget polo team celebrated the watch by riding down Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. Thus, there could be no greater city or place for Piaget to celebrate the legacy of the original Piaget Polo with the launch of a new watch, for a new generation.

Mohammed Sultan Al Habtoor Artist & Businessman Ryan Reynolds – International Brand Ambassador Actor & Producer Malcolm Borwick Businessman & Polo Player

The rules rewritten Piaget, the luxury watchmaker and jeweler, announces award-winning actor Ryan Reynolds as its international male brand ambassador for Piaget watches. “Ryan Reynolds delights audiences around the world with a blend of elegance and charisma. His remarkable and daring on-screen performances paired with his magnetic good looks have earned him a place as one of Hollywood’s leading men,” explains Philippe LéopoldMetzger, Piaget CEO. “Like Piaget, he fearlessly brings creativity to his art, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Piaget family.” “I’m very happy to join the Piaget family. I’ve known of Piaget since I was just a little kid. You can’t find a more iconic brand, or one which better exemplifies craftsmanship, elegance and creativity. This is something that means a lot to me,” says Ryan Reynolds. “I work in a field in which things can be cast away quite quickly. So when you find something iconic, something timeless, it’s important. And that’s one of the many things I love about Piaget.” 16


About Ryan Reynolds Canadian-born Ryan Reynolds started his career in TV before making his first major film breakthrough in the 2002 comedy and cult classic National Lampoon’s Van Wilder. He has proven his versatility as an actor by taking on ultimate superhero roles in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and The Green Lantern (2011), as well as earning critical acclaim and awards for his performances in the independent drama Buried (2010) and the critically acclaimed film, Mississippi Grind (2015). He’s starred alongside Sandra Bullock in the hit romantic comedy, The Proposal, and made his muchanticipated return to the Marvel Comics series in 2016 with Deadpool. Deadpool quickly became the highest grossing R-Rated film in box office history and the most successful X-Men film to date. His upcoming film releases include the science fiction thriller Life (2017) along with the highly anticipated sequel to Deadpool (2018).

It takes its name from the elegant and demanding sport of polo. It is infused with the ethos of Piaget Society that was founded on the lasting friendships the brand has formed in the world of music, film, art and sports. It expresses the grammar of shapes that is at the heart of the Piaget DNA. And yet, the Piaget Polo S is the watch for those who challenge conventions. Because, on this exceptional occasion, Piaget has housed an automatic precision movement in a watch of stainless steel. Featuring an ingenious shape-within-shape that is Piaget’s distinctive hallmark, the Piaget Polo S displays the unique association of a cushion-shaped dial within a round 42mm case. Designed by Piaget, its automatic movement discreetly reveals its beauty through a sapphire caseback. A bracelet of meticulously hand-assembled links alternatingly polished and with a satin finish, completes the experience. The result? A watch that – by day or by night, at work or at play – speaks to and for a new generation. Five Watches, One Philosophy The collection is composed of the automatic Piaget Polo

Joël Dicker Novelist

Hu Ge Actor & Singer

David Goffin Tennis Player

Miyavi Musician, Singer, Songwriter & Actor

Michael B. Jordan Actor

Jean-François Piège Chef

S, equipped with the 1110P movement, and the Piaget Polo S Chronograph, equipped with the 1160P movement. Both of these movements have been developed specially for the Piaget Polo S. The automatic Piaget Polo S is available with a blue, silvered or slate-gray dial, while the Piaget Polo S Chronograph is available with a silvered or slate-gray dial. The Game Changers of Piaget: Nine men, One Spirit Piaget created the Piaget Polo S for a new generation: a generation of game changers. Like the Piaget Polo S, these men are ready to rewrite the rules. By choosing Piaget for a steel watch, they show with elegance and distinction that they play a different game. Around the world, in recognition of their exceptional talent, Piaget has selected eight such men to wear the Piaget Polo S and to be a Friend of the Maison for their country. These men are not followers. They are driven by passion to make their dreams come true, and impact their world differently. Each a Game Changer in his own profession and an influencer with digital power, they have proved in life and through their careers that they truly embody the spirit and ethos of this unique watch. 17

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The Historic Roots Of An Iconic Model

Cat’s Eye Aventurine The Girard-Perregaux Manufacture presents this seductive new version of its iconic Cat’s Eye collection, widely acclaimed for its magnificent aesthetic and mechanical features. With its dark glittering color dial in aventurine that recalls a night sky full of starts, the new model Girard-Perregaux poetically marks out each hour of day and night as a precious moment. The beauty of this “Day & Night” model stylishly combines the curves of the Cat’s Eye case with a sophisticated manufactured movement. The complication is displayed in a feminine way : a shiny sun and a smooth moon appear on the 22 cts pink gold disc that completes a rotation in 24 hours. Synchronized with the hours and minutes hands, the complication is very easy to use as it doesn’t need to be set. Its emblematic oval case – the signature feature of the collection – is crafted out of pink gold, while its bezel sparkles with 62 brilliant-cut diamonds. Its lugs, curved delicately inwards, harmoniously extend the proportions of the case, providing the wrist with a perfect fit to ensure maximum comfort for the wearer. Its crown, carefully chiseled into the form of a flower, emphasizes even further this model’s ultrafeminine elegance. Time is measured out by delicate leafshaped hands for the hours and minutes, and by a baton-type hand for the seconds. Their path is protected by a slightly domed sapphire crystal. The mechanical, self-winding movement GP03300-0090, exclusive to this collection, is made up of 218 different components. Mainplate and bridges are straight-grained, chamfered, circular-grained and decorated with a ‘Côtes de Genève‘ motif and the Gold oscillating weight adorned with a “GP” tapestry pattern. The Cat’s Eye Aventurine Day & Night watch is available with a midnight-blue alligator leather strap that completes the look of this very dressy timepiece. The Cat’s Eye line created in 2004 was so innovative that it has won several distinctions. It proves that feminine shapes lend themselves wonderfully to complicated watches. Acclaimed for its magnificent aesthetic and mechanical features, the iconic collection continues to create curiosity and to enhance de know how of Girard-Perregaux.

1975: The origins In 1975, Girard-Perregaux introduced the Laureato, a timepiece that single-handedly broke all the conventions of that time in terms of the shape, the materials and the movement. Suggested by Girard-Perregaux’s Italian distributor, the name is a nod to the film world. It is inspired by and indeed bears the same name in Italian as the Mike Nichols film The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross. The superior quality of steel: a bold move If historians were to choose the watershed moment when the watchmaking industry began using steel as a quality material to make high-end watches look sportier, they would also have to factor in the Laureato’s trajectory from its period of development to its release in 1975. Right from the beginning, this model also featured gold which was particularly unusual for watches of this type. The word bold has always been part of the Girard-Perregaux vocabulary. Such a daring venture was an inspired move at a time when marketing departments hadn’t yet taken their first steps into the world of watchmaking. Laureato 2016: The future of its origins A return to its original values, collector While preparing to celebrate its 225th anniversary, GirardPerregaux returned to its iconic Laureato and the original design premise. Backed by the manufacturing arts and micromechanics expertise, over 40 years after the first steel Laureato was introduced and as a tribute to its success, the Brand is honoring the timepiece with a limited edition of 225. Steel to this day Watchmakers and lovers of fine watchmaking have always appreciated the properties of steel and it is making a strong



comeback as it is invariably associated with the sporty watch design. Once again there are the well-known hexagonal bezel and the understated seamless integration of the flexible bracelet, but this time it has a clasp and a subtle interplay between polished and satin-brushed finishing. The 41 mm diameter returns to reasonable standards after allowing itself a momentary foray into the XXL era. The baton-shaped hands come from the original model and have been embellished with a hint of luminescent material while the dial (sometimes white gray sometimes navy blue) is stamped with a Clou de Paris small checkerboard pattern like the first 1975 models. The date appears at 3 o’clock. Among the inconspicuous signs that this is a modern edition are an anti-reflective treatment on the crystal and the addition of a sapphire crystal on the back. The quintessential enduring three date hands As with any fine watchmaking brand, the Laureato features a Manufacture movement: the GP03300-0030. This 27-jewel self-winding mechanical movement with flawless finishing is equipped with an oscillating weight that can be viewed through the case back. It has a frequency of 28”800 vibrations per hour and a 46-hour power reserve. Post-vintage: New trend Backed by 225 years of history, Girard Perregaux guards its expertise and centuries-old craftsmanship. Internally, it is preserving the treasures of its legacy and the museum is poised to reopen in La Chaux-de-Fonds. Exploring the timepieces on display at the museum reveals a journey marked by impassioned artistry and boldness as well as a collection that has become timeless and captures the spirit of founder watchmaker Jean-François Bautte in 1791. Created in 1975 and faithfully re-released for the 225th anniversary, the Laureato joins this hall of fame for iconic models. 21

Calibre GP 3300 Chronograph


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Admiral Legend 47 Worldtimer An ocean voyage

Distant horizons

Since 1960, the powerful allure and technical performance of Corum’s symbolic Admiral collection has encapsulated the historic link between the Swiss watch making brand and sailing. In 2016, this sporting icon is enhanced with a complication preferred by the long distance traveler: World-Time. Powerful and elegant, the new Admiral Legend 47 Worldtimer is equipped with an automatic caliber which, apart from the hours, minutes and seconds, displays a second time zone and the corresponding city. Its strong case, 47 mm in diameter and mounted with a distinctive twelve-sided bezel, is available in titanium or titanium and rose gold, while the painted black dial, which also comes in smoked sapphire crystal in the bi-color version, comes to life with large luminescent hands and the famous nautical pennants, for optimal readability anywhere in the world. Created almost 60 years ago, the Admiral range has become a veritable cornerstone of Corum. Its strong aesthetic and emblematic conventions express an elegant yet sporty personality, born of the brand’s passion for the sea and for yachting. The distinctive twelve-sided case and the colorful nautical pennants which adorn the dial create a strong, contemporary look, which is a signature of the collection. A fresh arrival to this iconic family, the Admiral Legend 47 Worldtimer, with its world-time function, is the ideal companion for navigators and long distance travellers. 24


The ultimate traveler’s watch, the Admiral Legend 47 Worldtimer is available in two models vying for the top spot for their style and technical prowess. Its robust case, 47 mm in diameter, waterproof to 100 meters, is worked from titanium in the first model, while the bi-color version marries the metallic brilliance of this ultra-light material with the warmth of rose gold on the twelve-sided bezel. The case is structured with layers opening onto a matte black dial punctuated by pennant markers, luminescent Dauphine hands and a skeleton second hand providing perfect visibility in all circumstances. The bi-color model features a smoked sapphire crystal dial, which provides a glimpse of the working parts of its mechanical heart. World time In perfect contrast, the open bottom of the dial is equipped with smoked sapphire crystal engraved with the names of cities in 24 time zones as well as their abbreviations. As a result one can admire the CO376 calibre, its bars echoing a dodecagon and its openwork oscillating weight. Beating at a frequency of 28,800 vibrations per hour, for a power-reserve of 48 hours, this automatically-winding watch includes functions for the hour, minute, and second, as well as a second time zone and city indicators. Selecting the time zone is particularly easy, via the crown situated at 2 o’clock pressing on the pusher at 2 o’clock allows the hour hand to jump forward. A black vulcanized rubber strap featuring a tri-fold clasp adds the finishing touch to the technical and distinguished elegance of these two models with hints of adventure and escape. 25


After the unveiling of the revolutionary three gold B.zero1 perfect mistake ring, the iconic Bulgari collection is now being enriched with four new playful and precious creations. Drawing its inspiration from the most renowned amphitheater of the world, the Colosseum, the iconic spiral shines in two brilliant and delicate new redemptions. The two pendants - in pink and white gold with pavé diamonds nestled in the spiral shape masterfully incorporate refinement and audacity, showing the multiple facets and expressivities that only B.zero1 can have. Beautifully capturing the light of the pavé diamond setting, the two new glittering B.zero1 pendants perfectly suit the spirit of women who love the glitz and wish to strike with a precious yet effortlessly elegant and delicate jewel. In the daring spirit of unexpected materials combinations, this new B.zero1 creations go even further with two new bangles in white or black ceramic with pink gold. The new bangles are restyled for a light and natural wearability, as the body of the bracelets perfectly embraces the wrist whilst the thin structure makes them easy to be stacked together, following B.zero1’s playful and creative soul. The black and white ceramic bands encircled by the outer pink gold BVLGARI BVLGARI frame are a delightful tribute to Bulgari’s famed Chandra collection which was first launched in 1994. This innovative and provocative line of jewels was rendered in white porcelain moulded into variously shaped beads. Strictly linked to the origins of the iconic B.zero1 ring, the contemporary bangle design was born in 1999, when three ideas for a commemorative ring for the new millennium were proposed to Bulgari’s creative direction. Prototype 1 was magnificent, of a uniform gold colour, the perfect jewel to ring in a new era. It was named B.zero1, to symbolize the “B” of Bulgari and the zero.1 of infinite beginnings. But there had been two additional models that could not be forgotten. 26


Prototype 2, in three different shades of gold – white, yellow, and pink – revealed only this year to the world as the B.zero1 perfect mistake ring. Meanwhile Prototype 3 had also been formed of a defiant meld of ideas. As a ring, stretched to the limit, its thin, bangle shape gave rise to a daring bracelet design, exploratory and radical, yet delicate and sexy and today revealed in new creative redemptions.

It’s time to live, love and laugh.

It’s time to get your watch Tissot releases the


Tour de France Special Collection


Tissot, Official Timekeeper of the Tour de France releases the special collection dedicated to the event. It is composed of six models that bear the distinctive colours of the famous international cycling event and its official logo engraved on the caseback. There is a watch for everyone. For those looking for a classic, there is the Tissot PR 100 or the Tissot PRC200, which has an added touch of style thanks to its nato strap. The sporty personalities will enjoy the Tissot T-Race models that reference parts of the bicycle such as the brake-disc, available in black or white. People who need an instrument of precision, to accompany them on a cycling Tour, the Tissot T-Touch Expert Solar is definitely the one they need with tactile functions that include a weather forecast, altimeter and compass, powered by solar energy. The fans will be able to show their devotion with one of the watches on their wrist right from the start, which will be on July 2 at Mont-Saint-Michel. There will be a total of 21 stages this 28


year over 3’519 KM. There will be many times to keep track of during the event. If there is one race you need a watch for, it is the Tour de France. The plus sign in the logo symbolises the Swiss quality and reliability Tissot has shown since 1853. The watches, sold in more than 160 countries, are authentic, accessible and use special materials, advanced functionalities and meticulous design. Tissot stands by its signature, Innovators by Tradition. The high calibre of the brand has been repeatedly recognised. Tissot has been named Official Timekeeper and Partner of many disciplines, including, basketball with the NBA, FIBA and CBA; cycling with the Tour de France and the UCI World Cycling Championships; motorsports with MotoGPTM and the FIM World Superbike Championship and rugby with the RBS 6 Nations Championship, TOP14, the European Rugby Champions and Challenge Cups. It is also the Official Timekeeper of the World Championships of fencing and ice hockey and of the AFL.


A Gold Classic Never Dates

A tribute to watchmaking traditions

Tissot Vintage Chronograph

The Tissot Le Locle Regulateur An Enduring Classic

A style for connoisseurs

Referencing Tissot’s rich watchmaking heritage while looking resolutely forwards, the Tissot Le Locle Regulateur is a member of the popular Le Locle family of watches, named after Tissot’s home in the Swiss Jura Mountains. Thoughtful design ticks, including the watch’s big hand, which indicates the minutes, nod to the original “Regulateur”, a clock used in workshops in the eighteenth and nineteenth century as reference to check the accuracy of pocket watches. At that time, watches were not as accurate as they are today. They varied in terms of minutes rather than seconds, which is why the minute was the most accurate quantification. This piece reflects that by placing the small counter, which indicates the seconds, at the bottom of the dial, while the hour counter is at the top.

The distinct style of the Tissot Le Locle Regulateur means it is sure to appeal to watch lovers. It is destined for the more mature and debonair that are looking for more than just a watch but a piece of history and art. Available in a plethora of different models, in modern steel, fashionable yellow gold pvd bicolour or classic black with or without a warm rose gold case the connoisseurs will be spoilt for choice. It’s time to add elegance to the everyday.

Opulently retro Tissot’s luxurious family of Vintage watches crafted in sumptuous gold highlight Tissot’s expertise, demonstrating just why they are one of the leaders when it comes to creating 18-carat gold watches. Now, the Tissot Vintage Chronograph completes the collection and effortlessly combines technical expertise with a timeless aesthetic for a truly enduring watch that won’t date. The pure, clean lines and elegantly uncluttered face are complemented only by single, streamlined touches like the discreet date at 4 o’ clock and the contemporary baton indices which are the perfect foil for the beautifully antique style of the watch. Shades of gold In a first for Tissot, the Vintage Chronograph is available in a very special edition where the gradient yellow gold on the dial fades into a distinguished gunmetal; a hue somewhere between anthracite and black. The deep, dark shades and clever contouring add a depth to the dial that is beautiful to behold. Those that prefer pure simplicity aren’t forgotten however, as other models come clad in all black with a leather strap and rose gold case, with a silver dial and rose gold with brown leather strap or in yellow gold with silver dial and black leather strap, all of which recall a glamorous bygone era. It’s time to take luxury to the next level. 30



It’s time to believe in yourself. TONY PARKER.





SWATCH CELEBRATES THE LUXURY OF BEING INCLUSIVELY EXCLUSIVE “Please do touch!” says the Swatch Fall-Winter Collection. Sit back and sip the cocktail of sensuous fabric flair, Swiss precision and the universal freedom of choice. This luxury is at your fingertips 24/7. Archi-Mix is a living lookbook where everyone can find the ideal hero for their own life story. Grüezi All! is having fun with its Swiss roots, assisted by cuckoos, conifers and cuddly mountain rescue dogs. Liberty expresses itself visually and verbally via the Voice of Freedom watches, as words and pictures say exactly what they think. Magies d’Hiver is set to warm up the winter with icons of the Swiss picture postcard season and some tales of the unexpected. What better way to spend a chilly evening than curled up by a fire with a storybook? The Es War Zweimal timepieces promise never to lose the plot and will rekindle childhood memories. And as the festive season knocks the duvet days off the agenda to make way for party time, Look Fab promises that every Cinderella will go to the ball.

ARCHI-MIX Architecture creates places out of forms. Archi-Mix turns time into emotions and expressions. Looks as diverse as vintage and the bizarrely avant-garde testify that no two individuals spend their time in exactly the same way. If eyes are mirrors of the soul, watches are mirrors of the mind. So what’s the wearer of WAVEY DOTS (SUOK118) currently thinking? Perhaps that life has many ups and downs, but that serenity and calm bring regularity to the rollercoaster?


Glamor is on the calendar! The Look Fab watches are magic wands that turn moments into occasions and celebrations. Sparkle is part of the festive season’s DNA. Think timekeeping tiaras and you’ll be spot on with SNOWSHINE (GE250), NUIT ROSE (GP149) and NUIT DOREE (SU-OK122). This trio of glittery pieces is quite simply brilliance to go – take your pick from white, pink or the Midas touch. Jewelry also meets horology on two exquisite Swatch Skin models. GOLDEN STREET (SFE106G) has a metal bracelet reminiscent of gorgeously geometric, intricate paving. Four gemstones provide orientation on the dial – a compass for night owls? 34


GUIMAUVE (GP148) takes a pastoral pastel approach, while CHESERA (LM141) is a ladylike dark horse with enigmatic appeal. WHITE GLOVE (SUOW131) plays the innocent at first glance but a few subtle shades of grey add a playful touch of intrigue. SKELETOR (SUOB134) is definitely the type that likes to wear its heart on its sleeve with an intriguing open dial. LARANCIO (SUOO103) on the other hand is totally out there with bold black figures hanging out around a bright orange dial and shouting out, “It’s all about me!”. For personalities with a talent for seeing things from both sides, SECRET NUMBERS (SUOB133) is the perfect accomplice. Not only is each number split into two parts, the reverse of the monochrome strap has a secret life of multicolored stripes. For those keen to exercise feminine charm ALACARLA

(YSG145A/B) combines delicate dimensions with a rosegold and dark grey color scheme. The sophisticated lady will also love SKY NET (SFE109M), with its delicate Milanese bracelet and sun-brushed dial putting the glimmer into glamour. Swatch Irony watches always have a twinkle in their eye as they weld together metal materials and the power of expression. Modern-day gentlemen will certainly be pitching for STRICTLY SILVER (YGS131) and FOUR THIRTY (YWS416). These sleek classics advertise understated confidence – no tiepins or cufflinks necessary. DESTINATION HAMBURG (YVS432) is not going to miss the boat with its minimalist chronograph dial and dark brown leather strap with fresh white stitching. Girly time is of course very much on the map this season with DREAMNIGHT ROSE (YCS588G) allowing light pink elements to flirt with a silver-colored structure and CLEAR WATER (YCS589G) integrating the über cool combination of silver and ice blue. Color is also king on a red, white and blue trio of stunning aluminum chronographs. RED ATTACK (YYS4018AG), WHITE ATTACK (YYS4019AG) and BLUE ATTACK (YYS4017AG) cleverly balance an eye for detail with a desire to turn heads. The ultimate proof that nothing is black and white… 35

SWATCH SISTEM51 IRONY – JOIN THE MECHANICAL REVOLUTION Swatch SISTEM51 goes metal. Stemming from its roots as the automatic watch for everyone, the new SISTEM51 IRONY is the automatic watch for those who value clean, classic design, blended with contemporary Swatch style.

level of precision and Swiss quality, whilst delivering unmatched value. Housed in stainless steel watch cases and adorned with the finest dial finishing techniques, each model in the SISTEM51 IRONY collection is unequivocally handsome from the front, but turn one over, and that’s where its true magic is revealed. The openwork caseback design gives wearers a secret window to view the central screw, automatic rotor, oscillating balance wheel, as well as the rest of the 51 stylishly printed parts driving the self-winding, battery-free timepiece. For Swatch, SISTEM51 IRONY is a big step towards affordable, timeless automatic watches. Composed of seven exquisite models, Swatch moves upscale with rubber instead of silicone bands; superluminova index applications instead of print; fine, padded leather bands and metal. Lots of metal. The look is decidedly mature without being posh, while the contemporary openwork speaks to Swatch’s roots in creative design. For Swatch, SISTEM51 IRONY is “Swatch” at its core, but open to the status of luxury.

The difference between SISTEM51 and SISTEM51 IRONY is ... Metal—lots of it. SISTEM51 IRONY uses high performance and robust metals to introduce Swatch lovers and those new to the brand to a sophisticated vision of Swatch automatic watch design. Built for the boardroom, exhibition or weekend adventure, the new SISTEM51 IRONY is fit with the same single central screw, 90-hour power reserve, 17 pending patents and impressively low 51 total components as all SISTEM51 models, but with a more evolved look and feel. Each SISTEM51 IRONY design is a piece of art that says “premium” without the price tag. By taking advantage of the first fully-automated mechanical watch manufacturing process, each elegant model is assembled to the highest 36



I ALWAYS WANT MORE FUN, MORE SUN... MORE LOOKS! Three shapes, 210 different style combinations – Swatch presents “SWATCH THE EYES”: the ultimate interchangeable look

Has Susie got her eye on Roger? When will Benno stop ogling Gina and make a move? Will it be love at first sight for Connie and Ralf? Everything is possible with the new Swatch the Eyes sunglasses. Blink and you could miss the moment, as interchangeable snap-on fronts (complete with lenses) and temples, in head-turning designs and colors, present 210 matchmaking possibilities (30 styles with 7 different temples). Routine is so yesterday and Swatch is clearly focused on equipping today’s life-styles, where scene changes have to be smooth and fast. Breakfast at a Parisian street café with The Eyes of Kaspar? Shopping in Milan with The Eyes of Gina? No sweat. There aren’t enough hours in the day sometimes, but Swatch guarantees enough looks for any day, without a shadow of doubt. Swatch The Eyes offer heaps of personalization possibilities, as different combi-nations provide individual style signatures. Swatch stores – and selected Solstice stores in the US – risk becoming venues for wild two-timing, as owners get tempt-ed to pick up a new look in seconds. A total of 3 classical round, edgy squared or winged core shapes host an exciting palette of 30 patterned, bi-color and mono-chrome front designs. Having purchased a first set of glasses, wearers can begin a long story of flirting, as they add different fronts to harmonize with their “first love”. The complete glasses and separate clip-on fronts come in their own colored boxes for safe stor-age after sunset. The finished creation – designed, engineered and produced in Europe – is super-comfortable to wear, robust and also very safe due to excellent UV protection. The glasses integrate high-quality materials as well as resistance to perspiration, chemical products and breakage. The launch of the collection will be supported by the “I ALWAYS WANT MORE LOOKS” advertising campaign - as fun, provocative and smile-inducing as ever! 38


A Scandinavian Winter’s Tale By Swatch Once upon a time, in a faraway village in Northern Scandinavia: the air was freezing cold, the trees were covered in a thick layer of fluffy white snow, and the villagers were busily making final preparations for the upcoming festivities. Cozy wooden houses were festooned with red-ribboned wreaths and a smell of homemade gingerbread cookies was in the air. Everyone was happily bustling around. Everyone, that is, except Magnus, the postman, who was completely stressed out – he’d lost a parcel on his delivery tour. Someone would not find his gift under the candlelit tree tonight and it would all be his fault. In his despair he walked back to every house, trying to catch sight of the missing box. He remembered it well – it was a charming, light blue cardboard house with a festive white printing. In fact it almost looked like his own cottage. Magnus fought his way through the cold snow, desperately looking everywhere for the missing gift. Frozen stiff and just about to give up, he discovered it under a huge fir tree. Overjoyed, he grabbed it and checked the address so he could deliver it, just in time for the big celebration. To his utter astonishment, he discovered his own name on the address label. He couldn’t believe he had lost and found his own present, but he was so curious to discover what it contained that he opened it right away. Inside the special packaging was the most beautiful watch he had ever seen: the new Swatch Seasons Special, GOD JUL (SUOZ222S, limited and numbered edition of 8,888 pieces). The iridescent foil on the dial reminded him of the Northern lights he loved so much. Snowflakes were dancing around Magnus’ head and finally placed themselves on the watch glass and light blue bracelet as a beautiful white pattern. It was the perfect gift for the always-a-little-tight-on-time postman. When he found the matching Swatch The Eyes sunglasses – THE EYES OF SANTA (SES03WPW008) – in the glittery powder snow, which would look amazing on his beloved wife, he was the happiest man on earth. Or at least in Northern Scandinavia.


Winter Special Collection It’s time to chill in style with two new Flik Flak watches for kids. Cool dudes and wanabe snow princesses can brave the cold knowing their winter outfit is getting the hot seal of Swiss precision and quality. A winter outfit without one of these timepieces would be like a snowman without a carrot nose – a no-no. Metallic and mother of pearl effects act as Jack Frost’s fingerprints, while snowflakes of the non-melting type decorate the dials. Abracadabra for winter magic!

Flik Flak was born in 1987 in Switzerland. Integrating a unique concept for learning to tell the time, Flik Flak watches soon became the world’s most popular children’s timekeeper. Today they are available in over 100 countries across five continents. The brand has a famous parent – the Swatch Group – so draws on the experience and expertise of the world’s leading watch producer. Flik Flak has always been much more than a Swiss made children’s watch. Developed in close collaboration with teachers, each timepiece seamlessly combines education with appealing looks. Hands in the shape of the brother and sister duo Flik and Flak, as well as color-coded dials, make learning to tell the time a walk in the park. A customizable, non-commercial app is also available in x languages free of charge. Every Flik Flak watch spends a month in a dedicated quality control lab before it is approved for distribution. Each individual component is checked to ensure that it is both durable and chemically safe. The finished watch has a two-year global warranty to confirm its shock resistance, its water resistance to 3bar and its suitability for machine washing up to 40ºC. Flik Flak offers a diverse range of products to satisfy the learning and looks wishes of kids from three to ten. The Story Time pieces teach newcomers to the world of time all the essentials. Power Time watches are geared to the timekeeping and style needs of older kids. There are also treasures to be found along the way, from matching pencil cases to beach towels. The Flik Flak retail world embraces over 100 countries across five continents. Its common language is playful learning with a stylish twist. All of the products proudly bear the Swiss made label and focus on lasting value and making a lasting impression. From fun, kid-friendly furniture in retail environments, to popular drawing competitions and events, the accent is on interactivity and inclusion.




Celebrate simplicity with the Rado True Thinline

Lightweight timekeeping for a minimalist style statement Rado’s True Thinline collection is ready to adorn your wrist with a chic and minimalist look. Boasting a simple yet striking design, four new additions to the True Thinline family lend themselves perfectly to styling in any season. Crafted in either pure white or lustruous plasma hightech ceramic, these sleek timekeepers are just 4.9 mm thin and are available in two sizes – a petite 30 mm or a more formidable 39 mm. While both models have the same sober, restrained design, the dial of the 30 mm model is encircled by a gleaming metallic ring: cool silver to offset the stark white, and warm rose gold as a contrast to the luminous plasma.

Ode to simplicity The bright white high-tech ceramic True Thinline not only looks gorgeous against sun-kissed skin, but it offers a beautiful blank slate to complement any look, from classic prep with pearls and linen to free-spirited bohemian with tie dye and fringe. Or

go bolder: The warm grey shine of the plasma hightech ceramic model provides the ideal neutral to pair with a pop of neon, whether it’s hot pink nail polish or fluorescent folklore-inspired bracelets. The 30 mm True Thinline offers a feminine take on minimalism, while the 39 mm version is a nod to unisex chic. Both are crafted from Rado’s signature material, high-tech ceramic, which achieves an impressive union of lightness, comfort and durability. With its pure and atmospheric design, the Rado True Thinline collection offers a lightweight approach to timekeeping with a minimalist twist.

About Rado Rado is a globally recognised brand, famous for innovative design and its use of revolutionary materials to create some of the world’s most durable watches. Ever since its beginnings in Lengnau, Switzerland, Rado has had a pioneering spirit, with the brand philosophy “if we can imagine it, we can make it” still holding true today. 44



Celebrate the festive season with the Rado HyperChrome

High-tech materials and diamonds for a bold style statement The Rado HyperChrome collection, known for its casual-chic, day-to-evening style, is offering up a trio of fashion-forward timepieces just in time for the festive months. Crafted from beautiful hard-wearing materials, these three Rado HyperChrome models will help you celebrate the holiday season with the gift of everlasting beauty.

For him: agile and futuristic Two limited edition automatic timepieces from the HyperChrome Ultra Light collection are ready for the gift-giving season. The deep grey version features a leather strap and sporty dial design – a combination sure to delight any gentleman with a technical, masculine aesthetic. The NATO strap version, with its index-free dial and deep grey monochrome colour palette, would be well placed on the wish list of minimalists whose tastes tend towards the clean and modern. Both timepieces are crafted from three incredibly light materials – silicon nitride ceramic, anodized aluminum and hardened titanium – which keep their wearers agile with a barely-there feel on the wrist. With weights of 64 grams for the leather version and 56 grams for the NATO strap version, the HyperChrome Ultra Light is a featherweight watch for men with heavyweight style. For her: romantic and otherworldly Sixty-six diamonds and an otherworldly metallic shine combine to exquisite effect on the latest ladies’ HyperChrome Diamonds. This quintessentially feminine timepiece is crafted from plasma high-tech ceramic, which gives off a metallic glow without containing any metal at all. The unique silvery shine of plasma ceramic is complemented by rose goldcoloured elements and a diamond-studded Roman numeral dial. Powered by an automatic movement, the HyperChrome Diamonds is light, scratch resistant, hypoallergenic and incredibly comfortable to wear. Incorporating everything that is glamorous and long-lasting, it makes for a perfect gift this season.






Independence Day: Resurgence

INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE 20 years later they are coming back – and so is Hamilton. The second chapter by Roland Emmerich features four Hamilton Timepieces

We always knew they were coming back. After ‘Independence Day’ redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction. The film is directed by Roland Emmerich, who directed the first chapter, as well as other blockbusters such as The Day After Tomorrow. Independence Day: Resurgence stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Travis Trope, William Fichtner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Judd Hirsch, Jessie Usher, Sela Ward, Brent Spiner, Vivica A. Fox, and Angelababy.

#TimeMatters Time matters as the world unites to save the planet against alien invasion and human destruction. Fighting from the skies is pilot Jake Morrison, played by Liam Hemsworth, and wearing a robust Khaki X-Wind automatic chronograph. Built for adventure and proudly supporting its military heritage, this powerful timepiece is perfectly adapted for all defense missions. The pushers on the 44 millimeter stainless steel case are uniquely built to form an X, while the brown calf leather strap ads a stylish vintage touch. Inside, its automatic movement powers chronograph and day-date functions, as well as a drift-angle calculator created specifically for pilots so they can measure crosswinds. Even when using alien technology, keeping track of time is essential, and the Hamilton Khaki X-Wind will scrupulously answer the need for precision.

Due to its continued involvement with Hollywood, Hamilton recognizes the wide spectrum of opportunities associated to the red carpet. With this in mind, the brand created the Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards, held in both Los Angeles and Shanghai. The awards pay tribute to the brilliant off-screen talents that contribute to the quality of a motion picture and to the lasting impression it makes on its audience.

The action-packed Independence Day: Resurgence also stars some other Hamilton timepieces worn by additional cast members, starting with Jeff Goldblum wearing an elegant Jazzmaster automatic with GMT function to keep track of time in the different cities during the alien invasion. A Thinomatic can be seen on the wrist of Bill Pullman, and James A. Woods will be wearing a Khaki Pilot Automatic Chronograph, selected for their timekeeping precision and military-inspired design – because #TimeMatters when the earth is under attack. Hamilton’s presence in Independence Day: Resurgence is the latest in over 450 movie placements for Hamilton. The first collaboration was 65 years ago when the brand’s watches first appeared in The Frogmen. Since then, Hamilton has worked closely with costume designers and prop masters to supply watches to filmmakers.

Hamilton Watches, recognized for their innovative and precise timepieces, as well as their leading role in the worlds of aviation and cinema return to the big screen this summer in 20th Century Fox’s new blockbuster, Independence Day: Resurgence, twenty years after the first movie Independence Day. 50



Khaki X-Wind Chronoquartz GMT

The Khaki X-Wind line gets a blast of fresh air with a new caliber that combines a 24-hour GMT and a chronograph. A sturdy 46 mm stainless steel case features a screw-down crown and rotating bezel, framing coaxial hour and minute counters set against a powerful black dial background.



GMT Function

3D Dial

The origin of the GMT function started when pilots began to fly long distances and change time zones, and needed a watch that could track both local time and time in their country of origin. Worn by pilots and travelers alike, GMT functions are very appreciated for their practicality and simple use: one look at the watch and you instantly know the time in Tokyo, Zurich or New York.

The multilevel black dial allows the eye to navigate between the three counters, the date window at 3 o’clock or the turning inner bezels. The multidimensional theme is also reflected around the case, with an X-shape visible between the pushers and crowns. The orange tip of the seconds hand brightens up the dial, while a rotating bezel and screw-down crowns add the final design touch on this pilot watch. The Khaki X-Wind Chronoquartz GMT is available with brown leather strap, black rubber strap or stainless steel bracelet. 53

Spirit of Liberty Automatic Swiss Made



Brand Ambassador Katheryn Winnick Presents

The New Shine Collection


RAYMOND WEIL’s multi-talented ambassador Katheryn Winnick perfectly embodies this new dazzling collection. TV series Vikings’ leading star is the face and wrist of the Brand’s feminine collection since 2015. Her natural beauty and undisputable charisma make her the perfect match for the independent watchmaker. shine’s double facets echo the actresses’ ability to portray her different characters. “For me, time is about moments. When I glance at my watch I am reminded of how precious time is and how exciting it can be. RAYMOND WEIL’s new shine watch has been designed for active women like me, who cherish an elegant timepiece that is perfectly attuned to their choices, and style”, declares Katheryn Winnick. “Women have always been very important for RAYMOND WEIL and the Brand has been offering various ladies models since its beginnings. We are committed to develop elegant timepieces that will please their tastes. Both a watch and a jewel, the shine collection does not leave any woman indifferent, anytime of day or night”, says Elie Bernheim, CEO of RAYMOND WEIL. The new shine timepieces are yet another sparkling example of the independent Swiss watchmaker’s unique creativity for 40 years. RAYMOND WEIL’s brand ambassador Katheryn Winnick introduces the new dazzling shine watches. Feminine, elegant and sensual, this exclusive collection features a unique patented system of interchangeable bracelets. It is a pure jewel for independent, modern women who want their watch to be a part of every occasion. RAYMOND WEIL’s shine collection is an exquisite symbol of sensuality and elegance. When it was first launched in 2005, its glamour, strength and audacity left a footprint in the Brand’s history. For its 40th anniversary, the Swiss watchmaker presents a new shine, equipped with a quartz movement, combining delicate curves, feminine refinement, diamond purity and enchanting mother-of-pearl for some models. The 32mm round case has been harmoniously set with diamonds and plays with the nuances of light. Whether in steel or with yellow-gold PVD coated steel, shine’s many facets make this watch jewel a must - fully in tune with the rhythm of every woman. Presented with two different straps, shine also plays with women’s various moods. A unique simple and discreet system accessible on the back of the watch has been entirely developed by the Brand’s internal Research and Development department. It allows women to choose between two looks and feelings by changing the bracelet in a wink. Thanks to this new RAYMOND WEIL’s patented, quick-and-easy interchangeable bracelet system, this watch jewel can go from a contemporary urban and casual look with its steel bracelet to a more glamourous and sophisticated evening style with the satin strap. 56


Swiss watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL is proud to be supporting the Realteam sailing team as its Official Timing Partner for the 2016 season of the D35 Trophy on Lake Geneva and the GC32 Racing Tour internationally. To mark the occasion, the Brand presents a new freelancer watch to accompany the crew throughout all of its adventures. By partnering with this young, professional Swiss team, RAYMOND WEIL is paying tribute to its founder who was a member of the Geneva Yacht Club. A nice little tip of the hat to Mr Raymond Weil who established the family-run company precisely 40 years ago. “Watchmaking and sailing share the same values and requirements, such as performance, precision and innovation. RAYMOND WEIL is delighted to be supporting this dynamic Swiss team boasting an impressive track record. Realteam perfectly embodies the team spirit, know-how and Swiss excellence that are key principles underpinning our Brand,” states Elie Bernheim, CEO of RAYMOND WEIL. Created for this occasion, the powerful yet elegant freelancer has

a 42.5mm diameter case, and is available in polished stainless steel or with a black PVD coating, echoing the aesthetics and dynamics of diving watches. It has a unidirectional rotating bezel in black ceramic with white, green or orange graduation and a luminescent indicator, as well as a screwed-down crown. The addition of Super-Luminova® on the various key elements of the black dial ensures perfect readability. The folding clasp of the rubber watch strap with double push-security system and integrated steel diver extension allows for easy adjustment of the strap width. Water-resistant to a depth of 300m, this diving watch has successfully passed a full battery of tests, ensuring its resistance to impact, magnetic waves, pressure and temperature changes. Its automatic winding mechanism has a 38-hour power reserve. This new freelancer will also be able to support the Realteam crew in the most extreme sailing conditions. Dive into Realteam’s universe and discover RAYMOND WEIL’s new freelancer here Join the discussion on social media networks using #RWRealteam 57




New charity ambassador Gwyneth Paltrow gives her thoughts on the new Delight Automatic in an exclusive interview

Last Baselworld, the Swiss watchmaker Frederique Constant announced its new global charity ambassador Gwyneth Paltrow. Strongly involved in charity work, Gwyneth Paltrow and Frederique Constant are supporting DonorsChoose with a new international charity advertising campaign. During the shooting, Mrs Paltrow gave us an exclusive interview and a photo diary that we are happy to share with you. You shall discover her favourite Frederique Constant timepiece and her passion for the charity world. In this advertising campaign Gwyneth Paltrow wears the new Classics Delight Automatic watch which features a jewel automatic movement, and of which 50 dollars of the sale price will contribute to support the DonorsChoose association. With mother’s day just around the corner, Gwyneth Paltrow and Frederique Constant are delighted to introduce two new models to the dazzling Classics Delight collection. Most women will be thrilled to feel that such a beautiful gift is also helping someone, somewhere to live a better life.

New Delight Automatic

compliments every detail of the Delight Automatic. As befitting such a feminine piece, the slim 33mm diameter case, gently embraces the wrist for the perfect fit. Quality is found throughout the piece; you feel safe knowing that below the delicate curves of this timepiece the 306 handassembled FC-306 caliber is ticking away quietly. Tracking hours, minutes and the date. This automatic movement with its 25-jewels, has a 42-hour power reserve and beats at a frequency of 4 Hz (28’800 alt/h). The fine metal bracelets that finish these timepieces elevate the Delight Automatic to delicate heights of beauty. While the gemset crown is hidden delectation, catching the light for keen eyes to see. Whether in steel or bicolor rose-gold plated, the Delight Automatic with its noble exterior will attract those who appreciate the most sophisticated design. The collection has definitely seduced our international charity ambassador Gwyneth Paltrow. We let you discover her thoughts in an exclusive interview.

The Oscar-winning actress and the Delight Automatic is a match made in heaven. With her natural elegance and her touching beauty, Gwyneth Paltrow embodies perfectly the Classics Delight Collection.



Classical, elegant and feminine, these two new models feature a unique simple and discreet dial. Indeed, with just two hands and Roman numeral indexes, the guilloche dial looks slick and is easy to read. The mother of pearl outerring picks up and plays with the nuances of light, which 61

Interview with

Gwyneth Paltrow

Frederique Constant’s motto is « Live your passion ». Do you adopt this slogan also in your life? Or what is yours? Gwyneth Paltrow: I am an absolute believer in living one passion. I feel incredibly fortunate that my work has always stemmed out of passion and continues to do so.   Which Frederique Constant watch is your favorite one? Gwyneth Paltrow: Difficult to answer, because I like a lot! But my favorites are the Manufacture Slimline Moonphase for Ladies and the new Delight Automatic models.   Describe your first watch, who bought it, where you wore it and any memories you have it? Gwyneth Paltrow: My first watch was a swatch watch. It was the 80’s and they were a massive trend. I was given a blue swatch by my parents for Christmas in 1984 and I was so thrilled! I thought it was the coolest thing I had ever owned.   How does „time” affect your life? For what activity can you always spare 10 minutes and for what activity do you never seem to have the time? Gwyneth Paltrow: Like almost everyone I know in the world today, there never seems to be enough time to achieve all that we are meant to achieve on any given day. Time with my 62


Your involvement with Frederique Constant is driven by your passion for charity what is your first memory of being involved with a charity and did it set the tone for your adult life? Gwyneth Paltrow: I grew up very involved in my community efforts to feed people with very little resources. I both prepared and served food both in California and NYC in soup kitchens. My mother always instilled in me a sense of responsibility to the society at large, and having the experience of working closely with populations who were struggling definitely engaged my empathy, my anger at the systemic problems, and my passion to be involved.   What causes are you most passionate about? Do you feel that there are any that are often overlooked and in greater need of public attention? Gwyneth Paltrow: I can become very passionate about every single cause on the planet, GMO labeling, Clean water, Global warming, starvation; I could go on and on. I feel that education is power and that so many of our issues will be addressed if we have an education system in place that bolsters critical thought and passion in our next generations.   Today we see shoppers being more conscious of the goods they are buying where they came from and what the sales revenue ultimately benefits. When a shopper buys a Frederique Constant women’s timepiece, a donation is made to significant women’s/children’s charities.

children provides the very best ROI for everyone involved, so I make sure to keep the same routine every week day so I never miss my time with them. I never seem to have a spare 10 minutes these days, but I meditate when I can. Does a watch define your outfit? Red carpet Look, Casual Look Gwyneth Paltrow: To me a watch is a good anchor. I always feel grounded when I have a watch on. It’s very presence reminds you that time is ticking away and we should always be doing what we are doing to the best of our ability.  

One of the best things about a fine timepiece is that it lasts in value - not only monetarily but also in sentimentality as an heirloom that is passed down through generations.

How do you see this trend of “shopping to give back” evolving? Gwyneth Paltrow: I believe that we are becoming more and more conscious as people and as consumers we want value besides the physical thing we are buying. What is the story behind it? How am I relating to it? What does it mean to me? I always say that people want a context around product. The more they feel the story, the more the product has an emotional component.   One of the best things about a fine timepiece is that it lasts in value - not only monetarily but also in sentimentality as an heirloom that is passed down through generations. What heirlooms were passed down to you, and what do you hope to pass down to your kids?  Gwyneth Paltrow: My father’s wedding ring is my most precious heirloom. I will never take it off.   You are a globally recognized lifestyle expert. How do fine timepieces, like those crafted by Frederique Constant, fit as a quintessential lifestyle must-have? (Handcrafted in Switzerland, privately owed family company, charitable initiatives, lasting classic beauty in the design, etc..) Gwyneth Paltrow: The reason I was so drawn to work with FC not only because they are a family owned company, making beautiful and reliable watches at a surprising price points, but that there is a deep sense of giving back.   What aspect of the watch world do you find most interesting and what are you most looking forward in terms of your work with Frederique Constant? Gwyneth Paltrow: I am hoping I will be able to go to Geneva to have a look inside the FC watch factory! I have always wanted to see a watch maker at work.

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The narrative principle is non-linear; it is made of ruptures, digs, leaps, cross-references and unpredictable connections. An archipelagic and metamorphic approach in which the thought overflows undisciplined and doesn’t follow in the wake of tradition. It’s an intentionally unsystematic thought, therefore alive. If it’s true that thoughts organized in closed systems are pitiless because “they gradually exclude the unexpressed and leave it dry behind them, until it dies of thirst” (E. Canetti), it’s then necessary to break these systems to fertilize new meanings and cultivate the unexpected.

MAGICL ANTERNS “Literature was not born the day when a boy crying ‘wolf, wolf ’ came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big gray wolf at his heels; literature was born on the day when a boy came crying ‘wolf, wolf ’ and there was no wolf behind him.” (V. Nabokov) n this collection, all the clothes tell a story steeped in wonder, phantasmagoria and unorthodoxy. Such stories don’t mimetically represent reality. They rather act as magic lanterns, as distorting mirrors, altering languages, signs and consolidated codes. As in a game, the attempt is “to destroy, for a moment, the stability of perception so that the lucid conscience is forced to undergo a kind of sensual panic” (R. Caillois).







The Holiday Watch Collection Presenting a collection of clean, modern watches in rich colors with luxe details—perfect for the glamorous season ahead.

Michael Kors is pleased to present the Holiday Watch Collection, showcasing a new assortment of timepieces for women and men that offer a clean, modern look.

HOLIDAY LUXE Rich red and brilliant gold are a classic holiday pairing, but the combination moves to a luxe new level this season with a lustrous garnet hue executed in croc-embossed leather and mother-of-pearl accents. Paired with gold-tone plating and finished with winter white and pavé crystals, the Norie, Lake, and Mini Darci watches shine with a festive glow that works from day to night.

MIDNIGHT ROSE Inspired by the soft shadows and brilliant sparkle of holiday soirées, watches featuring rose gold-tone plating with rich gunmetal and smoky black conjure rich glamour. Two-tone bracelets add sophistication to the Garner and Darci, while the Norie makes a minimalist style statement with a classic rose gold-tone bracelet and bold black dial.

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The Holiday Jewelry Collection Michael Kors presents three new jewelry stories for Holiday. From shimmering touches of pavé to elegant draped-chain detailing, this collection perfectly captures the season of all-out glamour.

SCATTERED PAVÉ High-shine sparkle is a holiday-season must, making these accessories—featuring a scattering of shimmering European crystals—perfect for the festive season ahead. Contrasted with brushed metal finishes for a fresh, modern look, these romantic bracelets and earrings transition effortlessly from workdays to holiday soirées.

BLACK AND GOLD Glamorous black and gold hues dazzle in strong, curving lines on these elegantly dramatic pieces. Paired with the brilliant jewel tones of fall, they make a dynamic statement.

HERITAGE RING CHAINS Illustrating the brand’s commitment to effortless glamour season after season, these timeless styles feature graduated, rounded, interlocking rings in plated metal along with signature MK logo accents. Draped-chain detailing adds a modern touch, proving a little luxury can go a long way. Link Watches




The Emporio Armani Swiss Made Autumn Collection reflects the geometric structures and pure, flowing lines of the Art Deco movement of the 1930s and ’40s. New tonneau-shaped cases and the first automatic open-balance wheel timepieces effortlessly meld Swiss craftsmanship, Armani design heritage, and modern style.


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The result is the ultimate expression of elegance and complexity. Sophisticated and timeless, the Classic Collection introduces a new tonneau-shaped case for both women and men, inspired by Art Deco design and the Classic platform’s signature details. Embodying Armani’s signature refined femininity, the ladies’ tonneau gleams with a rose gold case and distinctive hand-assembled multi-link bracelet, white mother-of-pearl dial, and genuine diamond indexes. These luxurious details evoke the organic style and harmonious grace of the Art Deco movement.

The elegant and soft silhouette of the Fluid Deco collection is reinterpreted in a new execution for Fall 2016. Combining smooth, feminine lines with signature Emporio Armani precision, the Esedra collection introduces a more casual, yet still refined, addition to the offering. These watches come to life with an Armani blue saffiano leather strap and rose gold case, or are rendered in stainless steel with a three-link bracelet accented by a single, flowing facet down the centre links. The petite 32mm round case with faceted sides is complemented by a white mother-of-pearl dial with applied rose gold or genuine diamond indexes, and a 60-second track encircling the outer dial. ARS9107


Combining bold design and racing-inspired details with the DNA of the Classic case, the men’s limited-edition SPORT features added functionality and elevated design, including a Swiss automatic chronograph Valjoux movement and exclusive titanium case. This high-energy timepiece is finished with a sleek gunmetal sandblasted dial enhanced by a tachymeter, and black rubber strap. Alternatively, the chronograph SPORT is available with a more elegant approach to its bold design – enriched by a polished and brushed rose gold case and brown alligator strap.


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Emporio Armani Swiss Made’s premier automatic openbalance wheel watch elevates the sophisticated design of the Classic Collection and features a breathtaking window into the heart of the movement, located on the front of the dial. The movement is highlighted by a new dial execution, featuring a stamped flowing texture, while an exhibition caseback offers a full view of the automatic movement gears from the back of the case.


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Calvin Klein light Celestial grace. Calvin Klein light. This subtle timepiece fascinates the wearer with its epic lightess and delicacy. Marrying sinuous lines with airy shapes, the watch displays a soft and refined silhouette devoid of excess for a look that is undeniably humble. The Calvin Klein light range is offered with a silver or black dial that is enhanced by a polished stainless steel and polished pink gold PVD bangle. A minimalistic yet sophisticated piece. Water resistant to 3 bar.

Calvin Klein class Perfect proportions. Calvin Klein class. A bold and graphic take on the classic bracelet watch, this feminine timepiece pairs smooth polished metal with a unique cut-out design for a contemporary look. This luminous piece is offered in polished stainless steel, yellow or pink gold PVD and is accented by a polished silver, black or dark brown dial with a subtle “Calvin Klein” logo at 12 o’clock. Water resistant to 3 bar.

Calvin Klein minimal Perfect proportions. Calvin Klein class. A bold and graphic take on the classic bracelet watch, this feminine timepiece pairs smooth polished metal with a unique cut-out design for a contemporary look. This luminous piece is offered in polished stainless steel, yellow or pink gold PVD and is accented by a polished silver, black or dark brown dial with a subtle “Calvin Klein” logo at 12 o’clock. Water resistant to 3 bar.



Calvin Klein even Raw. Alluring. Calvin Klein even. This unisex timepiece draws its inspiration from the enigmatic textures abounding in natural landscapes. Pairing simplistic forms with rhythmic elemental surfaces, the Calvin Klein even watch comes with a silver, black, cool grey or green dial that is enhanced with a polished stainless steel or polished pink gold PVD case. This authentic timepiece is available with either a timeless black or brown leather strap, or a duo of interchangeable green/nude or grey/beige nato straps, for a unique and modern touch. Water resistant to 3 bar.


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Urban. Sporty. Calvin Klein color. A celebration of the recent ‘90s revival, Calvin Klein color pairs minimalistic shapes and vibrant colors for a bold athletic statement. A sandblasted aluminum case is combined with a comfortable silicone strap proudly displaying the iconic Calvin Klein logo. The result is an eye-catching timepiece that is full of nostalgia yet still resolutely contemporary. The unisex Calvin Klein color watch is offered in white, yellow, pink, green, blue and black for a dynamic and sporty luxe look. Water resistant to 5 bar.

Calvin Klein beyond

Smooth. Streamlined. Calvin Klein beyond. Inspired by planetary orbit, this sleek and progressive jewelry set is cast in polished stainless steel for a futuristic look. The Calvin Klein beyond offering is comprised of a choker, open bangle - available in sizes extra small and small) - hoop earrings and ring - sizes 6, 7 and 8 - to complement a dynamic urban lifestyle.

Calvin Klein snake Structured. Geometric. Calvin Klein snake. An exquisite symmetry of design beautifully stands out in this modern jewelry set. Featuring repetitive patterns, this audacious offering includes earrings, a necklace, ring – available from sizes 6 to 8 – and a closed bangle – available in sizes x-small, small, medium – all rendered in polished stainless steel, yellow gold PVD or pink gold PVD.



Calvin Klein wonder

Geometric. Adaptable. Calvin Klein wonder. A trinity of complimentary bands in differing widths and textures join to form this luminous jewelry offering. Formed in polished stainless steel, yellow and pink gold PVD, this three-ring set is offered in varying sizes - 6, 7, 8 and 9 - to compliment a contemporary and ever changing lifestyle.


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The Emporio Armani Holiday watch collection shines with a rich palette and carefully considered designs, elevating these timepieces to a new level of style. Sleek silhouettes and innovative modern finishes update our most popular designs.


Only Emporio Armani could make sports watches a high-end fashion statement. Innovative black and dark blue IP platings on the cases are paired with coordinating tactical Cordura fabric straps for a ruggedyet-metropolitan look that marries utilitarian function with signature Armani style. AR8034

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SPARKLING CRYSTALS WINTER HUES The dramatic glow and shadows of a winter solstice sunset inspired this new rich tonal story. Dusky grey dials with touches of warm rose gold are complemented by stainless-steel bracelets or dark brown crocoembossed leather straps.




Echoing the glitter of the season, these Emporio Armani ladies’ watches offer both glitz and edge to perfectly complement any striking look. A unique, two-level dial construction raises variegated stones to different levels, giving the illusion that they are floating over dials of matte blue or mother of pearl. Straps in dark blue or nude leather, paired with two-tone or rose gold-tone cases, finish the distinctly feminine look.


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Announces The Launch Of Men’s Automatic Watches For Holiday Armani Exchange announces the first introduction of automatic watches for men, launching for Holiday. Japanesemade skeletonised movements, paired with youthful, street style design, lend an unforgettably modern edge to the brand’s first men’s automatic watch collection. Striking exhibition dial windows and case backs highlight the intricate, skeletonised function and logo-accented rotors powering each watch. Urban utilitarian design details add signature Armani Exchange flair, like coin-edge top rings in stainless steel or black IP, etched dial plates and attachments in genuine leather or stainless steel.





ARMANI EXCHANGE OFFERS MINIMALLY MODERN DESIGN FOR HOLIDAY Armani Exchange elevates personal style this Holiday with a collection of ladies’ watches with a modern twist. Clean lines and contemporary seamless mesh bands paired with crystalaccented dials make this new collection of watches go-to accessories for the season’s festivities. Each style comes in a metal treatment: a signature gold tone, polished stainless steel, a warm rose gold tone, or ocean blue. 88






Gift Brilliantly All is merry and (especially) bright thanks to our new holiday essentials that give a curious nod to the glow of the season. Inspired by dear friends gathered together around nostalgic games of light and the twinkling brilliance that radiates off, well, everything this time of year, this is one collection guaranteed to be on everyone’s gift list. Think accessories that pop when paired with classic colors and iconic silhouettes, not to mention a new assortment of smartwatches with all the (extra) trimmings. Our favorite part? Free customization for nearly every bag, watch, accessory and trinket that invites the kind of crafting and tinkering that goes into presents (and moments) that are truly from the heart.






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This season, we celebrate the magic of time travel. What once belonged to the realm of science fiction is now firmly within our grasp, with technology enabling us to traverse time zones and topography with ease. Our worlds are both bigger and smaller than they’ve ever been. We need products that can join us on the journey.


Our latest collection was designed to do just that. From watches that bridge the gap between time zones to handbags and accessories that offer day to night versatility in one pared-down package, our products were created with the time traveler in mind. Rich seasonal colors provide context to the collection. Just as our considerations are global, so too are our inspirations. This season, we’ve collaborated with British designer Miranda Watkins on modern jewelry pieces that look right in any city. Wherever your time travels take you, you’ll be ready for the adventure.

Watches To the time traveler, time is relative. That’s why we designed our new dual-time watches to display the hour in two time zones simultaneously - and in the case of the men’s Hagen World Time, adjust the secondary time zone to anywhere in the world with the push of a button. But as any traveler knows, sometimes it’s good to go home again. In that spirit, we’re introducing an update to our heritage Ancher platform that incorporates exciting new features, including quick-release interchangeable straps, while honoring the original design.




In our continued effort to celebrate the best of design around the world, we have partnered with British designer Miranda Watkins on an exclusive collection of jewelry that is modern and sculptural yet still effortlessly wearable. Our popular Anette platform is also reimagined this season in a sophisticated, minimalist way.



The Holiday Collection For Holiday, DKNY Watches are elevated with styles that emanate ease and sophistication; function and frivolity. Masculine shapes are met with feminine elements. Experimenting with new cases and techniques, design is attentively considered.

Broome: Clean & Contemporary Inspired by the Broome Hotel in SoHo, the new Broome has a structural shaped case with contrasting hard edges and soft curves. With an inspired mix of stick and numeral indexes and sub-eye second dial, the case and sunray dial make a statement. A rich blue leather strap with an embossed grid pattern on the back completes the cool, confident look.

Willoughby: Landmark Luxe Inspired by the landmark New York Camera store, the new Willoughby dress watch compliments the wrist with a soft round case and glossy sunray dial with Roman numeral and stick indexes. Unique articulated bar-link bracelets incorporate a graphic element for an unexpected finishing touch.

Stonewall: Style Squared

A testament to New York, the iconic Stonewall Inn served as inspiration for the Stonewall platform. An oversized square case with a pavĂŠ topring, accents a cool grey sunray dial with minimalist stick indexes. The case body is set on a slim, jewelry-inspired bangle bracelet, making this watch as much an accessory as a timepiece. 100



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Once again, Diesel shakes the watch world to its core with collection of outsized, rebellious styles for Fall 2016. Three new platforms, Deadeye, Rasp, and Bitty, redefine the concept of a statement watch by using staple Diesel design elements such as studs, machined cases, and multi-layered dials to create larger-than-life timepieces for the Diesel man and woman.

Deadeye salutes vintage military instrumentation, encompassing fine technical details such as an overt crystal enclosure and hinging crown card. Diesel signature details like distressed leather and riveted cases are rendered in a military color palette of army green, black, gunmetal, and stainless steel. Even the Diesel man needs to dress up sometimes, and Rasp does the job with a nod to the Diesel man’s wild side. A thick gunmetal bracelet, knurled case and textured asymmetrical dial with gold, black, white, and red accents turn the traditional men’s dress watch into a rebellious statement with military-inspired detailing and functionality. A coin-edged rose gold-tone case and brushed black dial with elongated stud indexes gives an edgy, but feminine, feel to the newest Diesel ladies’ platform, Bitty. Far from diminutive, despite the name, Bitty offers an oversized case and textured black leather strap in a trend-making, black-and-rose gold color story that screams Diesel.





The new Jackson collection

BOSS Watches come in many styles, shapes and sizes to be the perfect accessory on a fashion wardrobe. Be it classic, elegant or progressive, these timepieces are as diverse as the person who chooses to wear them. The BOSS Jackson is a tribute to refined elegance. Designed for men who want to stand-out without showing off, these timepieces are the perfect complements to every man’s daily wardrobe, offering a luxurious touch while conserving a sense of classism and tradition/heritage. The watch is mounted on a rose-gold or stainless steel case and supported by a genuine leather strap. The perfectly round dial is ornamented with large Roman numerals adding to the unique look of the watch. A must-have for men who wish to complement their looks with their personalities.

GLIDING THROUGH THE SKY The BOSS Watches Jet Collection Time is an indispensable metric when travelling. BOSS watches has revisited the aviation industry by creating a uniquely precise timepiece, able to assist you at any altitude, at any time. Typically worn by BOSS characters, and synonymous with the elegance of refined classics, the BOSS watches Jet family is for individuals well able to hold their own in a world where impeccable choices speak volumes about character and personality. Like the globally renowned BOSS fashion and lifestyle brand world that inspires it, this Jet watch distinguishes itself by the excellent quality of its materials and craftsmanship. Not only does it incorporate an undeniable emotional appeal that spells classic elegance in any language, but it also offers a simply, perfect fit. The timepiece is mounted on a stainless steel mesh bracelet combining both comfort and practicality as the dial is embellished with clear-cut indexes allowing a quick and effective read.



The new BOSS Orange Watches Collection

When strolling through the night lights of the French capital, one may notice the strong, metal structures that ornate the city walls, depicting a unique and memorable journey through time. BOSS Orange gives a fresh twist to its assortment this season as it unveils the new, sublime Paris collection. Its design is inspired by the city’s essence- from the rustic cathedrals to the sparkling Eifel Tower to the wet air-vents paved in the narrow streets. This family destined to men with attitude, passion and desire complements the statement pieces of the BOSS Orange collection with its unique and timeless design. Folded-steel executions combined with a gray matte dial mounted on a thick-cut strap offer a perfect fit for a young spirit as big skeleton aluminum hands and larger stick index give touches for a perfect ‘casual Friday’ watch. 106





An encounter between lightness, nesse and functionality, the LACOSTE Moon watch for men is the very essence of a new urban chic. A refined and well balanced design between the sleekness of the case and the precision of its diameter with a dial stripped of all pretentiousness are the signatures of the four models for men. A stainless steel case and a black dial on a black leather strap complete a poised look. A steel case and a navy dial combined with a NATO nylon strap give a sportier look while a steel case with a white dial or an IP rose case with a midnight blue dial worn with a brown leather strap revisit the tradition. As many different forms that give rhythm and elegance to the daily lives of today’s men.


LACOSTE MOON FOR LADIES The Moon collection for ladies offers four models subtly combining a mixture of classic and modern styling for timeless beauty. Undeniably feminine, each of them charms with its own distinctive personality. The IP rose gold case has a silver or midnight blue tone on tone dial to be worn with a smooth white, pink or navy leather strap while a more traditional model is composed of an IP yellow gold case, a white dial and a tan-coloured strap. Discrete, contemporary and easy to wear, LACOSTE Moon watches dress feminine wrists in a blink both day and night.



The LACOSTE.12.12 Contact watch brings smart technology to an iconic design, keeping the wearer elegantly connected. A free Android or iOS app builds an invisible bridge between a true classic and a wearable communication cockpit. In the LACOSTE.12.12 Contact, the brand spirit reaches new, yet never final, frontiers.

A push button at 2 o’clock is the gateway to a universe of possibilities. This includes activity tracking linked to individual fitness goals, along with notifications of social media updates, calls, text messages, mails, events and news. Personalization is key and expressed in the facility to prioritise settings, create favorites lists and select world timer locations. Practicality is assured by a battery life of five to seven days for the functionality. The LACOSTE.12.12 Contact comes in three confident colours. These watches speak the language of the style-savvy wearer, convinced the time has come to make smart beautiful. 109


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The Holiday Watch Collection Signature style and impeccable Swiss craftsmanship

For Holiday, Tory Burch is proud to introduce a new addition to its family of watches and to further extend the collection with fresh finishes for select timepiece groups. Super-chic and stylish, these new arrivals capture the spirit of the season with charms and mother-of-pearl details; as with the rest of the collection, each reflects the beautiful design, meticulous attention to detail and timeless quality that distinguish Swiss watches.


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New for the season, the Saucy is a playful take on the traditional timepiece with iconic charms representing luck and love adorning Italian leather double-wrap straps. The square, gold-tone case is paired with an ivory dial and straps in blush or ivory leather.



Tory Classic

The epitome of tomboy chic, the Tory Classic Chronograph gets subtle shine with a softly hued mother-of-pearl dial in blush or morning fog. A classic gold-tone or stainless-steel bracelet with brushed T-shaped links adds the brand’s signature geometric touch.

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The graphic Whitney Deco has a fresh look for the holidays: an ivory dial set with a multi-colored, individually cut mother-ofpearl inlay inspired by tilework. The round, gold-tone case is paired with a classic Tory navy leather strap.

Each watch in the collection is infused with the brand’s signature Tory Burch design elements–including the decorative fretwork, unique geometric details and the iconic double-T logo. These watches also feature a Swiss Quartz movement and an octagonal crown for a subtle geometric touch - eight is a lucky number, a nod to Tory’s superstitious side. 112


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Gran Premio Automatico

UltraLeggero A sunray dial distinguishes this elegantly slender, heritage-inspired watch a mere 6.1 mm deep. Details evoke Ferrari single-seaters from the 50’s.

Gran Premio Automatico Limited Edition The metal plate “bolted” over the dial aperture was inspired by a race car’s engine plate. Carbon fibertextured silicone strap or steel mesh bracelet.



A dramatic black watch with carbon fiber-textured dial. Steering wheel grilles protect the dial aperture and open case-back. Only 300 numbered pieces.


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Watches have soulmates too

The Classic R Grande by Balmain comes in his and hers versions to live together in perfect harmony Some couples are just meant to be together – Balmain feels the same about some watches. The new Classic R Grande collection offers a comprehensive spectrum of designs in two different sizes. Once he or she has found “the one” in timepiece terms, their human soulmate can locate the perfect partner look. There are numerous options to choose from, but Balmain is confident that it knows precisely what Mr and Mrs Right have in common. There is of course no guarantee that tempted individuals will resist two-timing – in timepiece terms of course.

Classical with a twinkle in its eye The Balmain Euphelia range gives timeless elegance a timely twist For today’s phenomenal females, predictability is totally yesterday. That’s why Balmain is introducing the Euphelia timepieces – refined, chic, yet with subtle playful touches that tempt a lingering look. Roman and Arabic numerals dance provocatively around the same dial, diamonds and mother of pearl try to outshine each other and bi-color metal bracelets perfectly mirror dial and case detail. Euphelia has mastered the art of looking the part, whatever the mood or moment. 124


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G-SHOCK JOINS FORCES WITH MAHARISHI FOR AW16 MUDMASTER The MUDMASTER meets maharishi’s DPM: British Bonsai Forest print for the GWG-1000MH-1A

G-SHOCK announces the launch of their fourth collaborative timepiece with utilitarian streetwear brand and DPM specialists maharishi. Inspired by the beauty and strength found in natural elements, the GWG-1000MH-1A features maharishi’s new-for-AW16 DPM: British Bonsai Forest print. Reminiscent of the spiraling and interlocking patterns found in wood grain, British Bonsai sees a graphic update to the traditional camouflage pattern, integrating manipulated shapes to create a ‘stretch’ variant, the overall effect reminding us that camouflage is rooted in nature. A considered development, as the elongated graphics are well suited for a watch strap. Providing a canvas for the terrain-inspired pattern is G-SHOCK’s MUDMASTER from their LAND series. Designed to thrive in harsh environments, and to be at home in mud, deserts or dense forest, in addition to being sealed against



intrusion from mud and debris, this model can also resist heavy vibration and features a G-SHOCK Triple Sensor with compass bearing, altimeter/barometer, and thermometer. Set against the dark British Bonsai Forest strap and jet black case, this MUDMASTER model features bold orange detailing on the face, for a hi-visibility effect. Combining elements inspired by military design, the GWG-1000MH is the embodiment of the seamless synergy between maharishi and G-SHOCK. The limited edition GWG-1000MH launched with an event instore at maharishi London on 3rd November. In conjunction with the release, the maharishi team has produced an exclusive short video to celebrate this latest collaboration – sharing the smoky aesthetic from maharishi’s AW16 campaign.


From the always-tough, always-rugged G-SHOCK and the BABY-G casual watch for active women come new designs under a sports fashion theme. The designs of these models are based on the textured concept used for sneakers and other items. Cases, bands, and faces are decorated with colorful gradations. The hour and minute hands are decorated with accent colors, giving these models overall sporty designs. The base models are the mechanical face design GA-110. The three G-SHOCK models of this lineup are available in black, blue, or white. The BABY-G models come in vivid pop pink as well as black and white, which can be paired with the corresponding G-SHOCK colors. 1/1000-second stopwatch Speed measurement Magnetic resistant



Introducing a collection of new unisex designs with simple functions as the latest additions to the BGA-230 Series. This lineup features five colors: fashionable beige and khaki earth tones, popular white and black, and manly orange. Large, threedimensional hour numbers improve readability. Dual Dial World Time shows the current time in one other time zone using a small dial at 9 o’clock. This and much more provides plenty of support for the world-traveling woman on the go. Coordinating equally well with cool and casual, these designs are great choices for woman who prefer a mannish look.

From the always-tough, always-rugged G-SHOCK and the BABY-G casual watch for active women come new designs under a sports fashion theme. The designs of these models are based on the textured concept used for sneakers and other items. Cases, bands, and faces are decorated with colorful gradations. The hour and minute hands are decorated with accent colors, giving these models overall sporty designs. The base models are the mechanical face design BA-110. The three G-SHOCK models of this lineup are available in black, blue, or white. The BABY-G models come in vivid pop pink as well as black and white, which can be paired with the corresponding G-SHOCK colors.




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The women’s jewelry collection features delicate pavé crystal ball necklaces and elegant stackable bangles. An array of bracelets and necklaces adorned with star-shaped charms and pendants are directly inspired by the star motif designs that premiered in Hil ger’s Fall 2016 runway collection. The men’s jewelry selection features a stainless steel mesh pendant necklace, leather ID bracelet, and stainless steel cuf inks with blue enamel detailing. The Tommy Hil ger watch and jewelry collections are manufactured by The Movado Group Inc. under license from Tommy Hil ger, and are distributed globally through Movado’s wholly owned subsidiaries and exclusive agreements with international distributors. The collections are sold in select Tommy Hil ger stores, major department stores and by specialty watch dealers around the world.

Tommy Hil ger is pleased to introduce its Fall/Winter 2016 watch and jewelry collection for men and women. Inspired by a transatlantic journey coming to port in the 1920s, the collection channels the seasonal theme of the Tommy Hil ger Fall 2016 collections. Timeless traditions and heritage favorites are reimagined through a fresh, optimistic lens that’s sophisticated with a spirited Tommy twist. The Fall/Winter 2016 women’s watch offering features rose gold, stainless steel and silver nishes combined with striking details, such as mesh straps and metallic star prints on the dial. The men’s watch collection mixes versatile styles with preppy, athletic touches, including croc-embossed leather, stainless steel links, chronograph sub-dials and dual time faces. Sporty silicone styles include Tommy Hil ger’s iconic ag logo on the strap or dial.





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Playfully-pink and shimmering with style, the Cali goldplated stainless steel bracelet watch features a 38mm case and pink ombre crystal-set bezel. Pink ombre glitter dial, detailed by floating hearts and crystals that move freely under a domed mineral crystal, offers a stunning snow globe-effect design. Fun and fresh, this bold new timepiece made with crystals from SwarovskiÂŽ flirts with modern elegance.


Sporty, yet sophisticated, the Cali rose gold-toned watch features a 34mm case with sparkling crystal-set bezel and rose gold-toned sunray dial accented by crystal markers. A contemporary bracelet with pink semi-translucent center links completes this sport elegant look.



New Collection This year marks the 75th anniversary of Coach, the original American house of leather. Made with uncompromising standards, each new timepiece combines luxury and utility with cutting edge design.


The newest addition to the Coach watch collection, these sport-luxe styles feature a sophisticated, minimalist design and sparkling Swarovski crystal bezel.

Scout Bangles Inlaid leather adds a touch of heritage detail to this unique watch, finished with a subtle Horse and Carriage logo on the petite dail.

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Space Star

TITONI is proud to present this classic and timeless model as its latest addition to the Space Star collection. The fine timepiece delights with exquisite details, including a small second indication. The elegant white enamel dial holds 35 sparkling stones, giving this model its classic and characteristic appeal. Apart from the polished hour and minute hands, this state-ofthe-art watch holds a date indication at 3 o’clock and a small second indication at 6 o’clock, ensuring its wearer always arrives precisely on time. The attention and dedication to exquisite details manifested by this timepiece is typical for the entire Space Star collection. Every model of this series reflects TITONI’s passion for the fine art of watchmaking, as it has been practiced by the family for generations




Chrono Bike Festina presents once again Chrono Bike and its Limited Edition, a new collection of sports chronographs inspired by the world of cycling and its most important race: The Tour de France.

ETERNITY IN A SPLIT SECOND Festina OďŹƒcial Timekeeper of Road Cycling

This exclusive chronograph has a 44.50 mm case with 3 layer anti-reflection sapphire crystal. What is really striking is the black and brown IP combination finish on the case and bracelet, giving a vibrant and original appearance. Presented in its own specially designed gift box this magnificent timepiece is a unique piece for those looking for sport and design in one watch.

This version of subtle touch of color is added in the area marked by a circle drawn parallel to the bezel as well as on the second hand. On the F16881 model, the central part of the bracelet represents the bicycle chain, leaving evident once again, the clear cycle racing inspiration for this iconic Festina collection.





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