Month: November 2018

Parmigiani And Montreux Jazz Festival 2017

‘Watchmaking is like music: there is life with rhythm-and only if we build it wholeheartedly, can we achieve the glorious movement.’-Michel Parmigiani

   LAUREN HILL, PET SHOP BOYS, GRACE JONES, Macy Gray, Erykah Badu, LONDON GRAMMAR band, YOUSOU N’DOUR, TOM JONES, etc … These are all about to participate in the 51st Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF for short) The guests of) once again proved that music has a strong cohesive force. Parmigiani and MJF are about to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their cooperation, and they will remember the precious emotions that are unforgettable in this decade.

Ten years of cooperation and sharing

   Parmigiani started working with the Montreux Jazz Festival for the first time in 2007, establishing a foundation for a unique combination between the two fields of watchmaking and music. This past decade, Parmigiani is more determined than ever to pursue its common values ​​with the Montreux Jazz Festival: to be curious about the world’s multiculturalism, to be open and inclusive; to focus on outstanding craftsmanship, and strive for a harmonious style ; Continue to advance the work of the founding ancestors, what they once valued most: crossing all boundaries and sharing their passion with as many people as possible.
As a global partner of the festival, Parmigiani will welcome its customers, partners and friends to its newly decorated space, to participate in a variety of concert activities for a total of 16 days, to spend unforgettable time.


   Parmigiani is proud to present the special MJF watch, highlighting the black and white theme of the 2017 festival poster. This year, MJF invited the outstanding French genius graphic designer Malika Favre to design posters for the festival. She boldly used black and white tones to show female dancing. There are six instruments hidden between these female energetic body lines, and when you look closer, they begin to merge with each other. Parmigiani chose to reproduce this contrasting style on his new Tonda Métrographe: black dial with white date window, black strap with white stitching. The limited edition of 20 watches is engraved with the words ‘Montreux Jazz Festival’. Following the tradition, these watches will be presented to well-known figures in the music industry and emerging talents at the end of each concert.
Montreux Jazz Festival Special Watch — Ten Years of Persistence

   Since cooperating with the Montreux Jazz Festival, Parmigiani has created a special MJF watch every year, the dials echo the theme of the year’s festival. The creative principle is: choose the most striking element from the festival poster-whether it is a central theme, a certain musical symbol or a certain design pattern-and then reproduce it through a unique dial, making full use of the Parmigiani Watchmaking Center The superb professionalism of the dial masters.
   Often, a coating process called ‘épargnage’ is used for such displays. The method is to cover the dial with a custom protective element ‘épargne’ with selected elements, and then carry out the decoration process. The next step is to remove it, revealing the poster theme through contrasting surfaces and the interaction of texture and light.

   In 2016, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival, Parmigiani launched a special watch with a snail-shaped dial to echo the groove on a vinyl record at 33 rpm. The watch pays homage to the way people listened to music 50 years ago, highlighting the long history of the festival and the talent of its founder, Claude Nobs — he had a large collection of 33 rpm Vinyl Records.
   Whether it’s a symbolic element or a transfer of a design, the special Montreux Jazz Festival watch, introduced every year since 2007, shows how an independent, creative watchmaker is collaborating with an event that shares the same values Superb craftsmanship shown in Chinese.
Technical details
Number PFS274-0001408-XC1442
Winding: automatic winding
Power reserve: 42 hours
Frequency: 4 Hz-28,800 vibrations / hour
Dimensions: 12 ½ ” ‘-diameter 28.0 mm
Thickness: 6.07 mm
Number of parts: 351
Number of jewels: 46
Hours, minutes
Small seconds
Date window
Chronograph function
Dimensions: 40 mm diameter
Thickness: 11.7 mm
Material: stainless steel
Water resistance: 30 meters
Table mirror: anti-glare sapphire
Back cover: sapphire
Watch back engraving: ‘Edition limitée XX / 20’
Colour: Black
Time scale: rhodium-plated luminous coating
Surface finish: matte, snail-shaped chronograph
Hands: triangular hands with luminous coating
Material: Calfskin
Colour: Black
Type: Discount

Chopard Launches The New Mille Miglia Gts Automatic Watch

Recently, Swiss luxury watch brand Chopard has joined hands with the Manhattan Classic Car Club to launch the new MilleMigliaGTS automatic watch, which is available in standard and limited edition (10 pieces).

   The limited edition comes with an additional dial in red and white colors, hand-painted by MikePrichinello, founding partner of the Manhattan Classic Car Club. MikePrichinello deconstructed the turning and curving of all the letters on the classic MilleMiglia badge (see 3 o’clock on the standard dial) and gave it a new interpretation.

   Customers who purchase limited edition watches will receive a lifetime membership of the Classic Car Club of Manhattan (ordinary member monthly membership fee of $ 180), which can be transferred with the watch. The owner can bring the watch to any Chopard boutique, and the service staff will change the dial according to your preference.

   It is reported that the standard version of the Chopard MilleMigliaGTS automatic watch is priced at USD 5,790, equivalent to approximately RMB 39,000; the limited edition is priced at USD 10,000, equivalent to approximately RMB 67,200.

Chopard MilleMigliaGTS Automatic Watch
Model: 168565-3001

Diameter: 43 mm
Thickness: 11.43 mm
Case material: stainless steel
Dial color: black (custom dial is also available)
Timestamp: Inlay
Water resistance: 100 meters
Chain strap: rubber strap with folding clasp

Movement: 01.01-C
Function: time, date
Diameter: 28.8 mm
Thickness: 4.95 mm
Power reserve: 60 hours
Winding method: automatic
Vibration frequency: 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz)
Number of gems: 31

Price: The standard edition is priced at US $ 5,790, equivalent to approximately RMB 39,000; the limited edition is priced at US $ 10,000, equivalent to approximately RMB 67,200

Simple Is Noble Bulgari Assioma D Series Aa35c6sds Watch

Bulgari is a well-known Italian jewelry brand, which can be called the world’s top level in gem setting art. Bulgari also has its own experience in watchmaking. It has multiple collections that are praised by the world. Its design and technique are unprecedented.
 To say that the world’s watch brands combine elegant style and noble taste, Bulgari must be among them. This brand originated in Italy, started with jewellery and launched many exquisite masterpieces. And its watch technology, with aesthetic classics as the standard, has created one after another in the history of watches. The Bvlgari AssiomaD series is specially created for women. The curved structure creates a perfect curve for women, which is more suitable for ladies’ exquisite wrists.

 The Bulgari AssiomaD series AA35C6SDS watch has all the advantages of this series. The design that integrates the case and bracelet makes the entire watch look more natural and the lines are smoother. The body and bracelet are made of stainless steel, which is durable and echoes the overall style of the watch. The diamonds inlaid on the left and right sides of the case add highlights and nobility to this watch. The upper and lower Bulgari characters echo the brand’s personality. The brief dial design, in addition to the time scale and hour and minute hands, is complicated and decorated. This is not only a heritage of the series, but also provides a simple and noble style for this watch itself.

AA35C6SDS watch, priced at 81,000 yuan, which is consistent with the Bulgari brand positioning. Excellent materials, simple and noble design, I believe that only Bulgari can make their performing arts so fresh and refined, and become a tall product that people are increasingly chasing. This watch, with appropriate diamond decoration on both sides of the case, makes this watch even more noble, which greatly satisfies women’s vanity. The perfect fit of the case and the bracelet fully demonstrates the beautiful lines. With the size of 35 mm, it is very atmospheric, making it suitable for a wider range of people.
 Watch details: bvlgari / 17458 /