January 2016 – WORLD OF LUXURY

Monthly Archives: January 2016

Jorg Hysek: the story of brand

Over the past couple of years the Swiss watch brand Jorg Hysek, the pilot project of well-known designer has become a serious player in the market of prestigious watch mechanics. Hysek perfectly distinguished himself as guest creative director for many famous brands. For example, in 1984, he was awarded the Grand Prix de Geneve for the bracelet, designed for Vacheron Constantin watch. Since then the name Hysek is becoming increasingly popular, and today he is considered as one of the most original and talented designers in the watch world. Hysek work is not confined only to the design – he creates the whole concept of watches, from sketch to the campaign. 

Bovet Flying Tourbillon Ottantasei

Engineers and watchmakers from Dimier 1738 manufacture with Pininfarina designers have combined their expertise and created unprecedented in terms of originality and fascination of the technology, a mechanism that has been completely designed and manufactured by Bovet. Four large sapphire glass are mainly engaged in the surface, while the contrasting elements of titanium and gold constitute the basic contours of the structure.

SIHH-2016: Vacheron Constantin Patrimony

The inspiration for the collection Patrimony were elegant creations of Vacheron Constantin House from 1950s period. Within the framework of the International Salon of Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) 2016 Vacheron Constantin presents the models made in a restrained and elegant style of its legendary collection: new items, each of which is marked by the prestigious Geneva Seal, characterized by a combination of technical excellence and superior design.

SIHH-2016: IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage 48 & 55 Limited Edition

Through innovation and the pursuit of technical excellence WC Schaffhausen company has won international recognition. At SIHH Exhibition 2016 IWC introduced the manufacture watches related to the aviation theme. Among the new two models of IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage and 55 IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage 48. On the creation of these two models the designers were inspired by clock with 55-millimeter case IWC Big Pilot’s, which is a manufactory released in 1940 by a military request. A few years ago at SIHH Exhibition IWC company also introduced a collection of Pilot watches as a major aesthetic theme of the year. Then all attention was paid around fighters and were shown multiple versions of Top Gun IWC Big Pilot’s.

From Russia with love — Aviator Professional

Aviator – is Russian brand of aviation watches, which is owned by the watch company “Volmax”, which includes such brands as “Buran” and “Sturmanskie”. The history of watchmaking air time meters starts in 1927. It was decided to set up watches production which could be equal to western analogs. Watch Factory was built, equipped with American equipment. Already in 1931 year the production has started to export abroad. In the same year it begins to develop special models for the Army, Air Force and Navy.

Modern Aviator models have their own fans from the entire world. Today let’s talk about men’s chronograph Aviator Professional – the satellite of a real professional.

Arnold & Son HM Perpetual Moon

Demonstrating its rich British history and quality of Swiss craftsmanship, Arnold & Son represents the new version of HM Perpetual Moon with a steel hull and blue guilloche dial.HM Perpetual Moon model is a proof of Arnold & Son traditional clock with astronomical indications. HM Perpetual Moon with one of the biggest holes phases of the moon on the market is a part of the collection of Arnold & Son – Royal. Royal Collection is inspired to create a clock, created in the early years of the life of John Arnold, and pays tribute to the clock, made it for King George III and members of the royal court. Watches form Royal Collection demonstrate mastery of the brand in traditional watchmaking and classical arts and crafts.