Month: September 2011

Vacheron Constantin Shanghai Ifc Center Store Grand Opening

[October 2013, Shanghai] Vacheron Constantin, the top Swiss watchmaker with over 250 years of history, officially unveiled its exclusive store in the Shanghai International Finance Center. The store is located in a landmark building in Pudong’s core business district. It is Vacheron Constantin’s first contribution to Pudong, marking a brand new milestone in the development of the Chinese market.

 The new IFC Centre store is located on the first floor of the Shanghai International Finance Center, covering an area of ​​150 square meters. Elegant and luxurious style and meticulous and considerate service, add a warm and quiet watch appreciation space for watch lovers and collectors. The design of the new store continues the brand’s consistent exquisite and elegant style, and integrates modern elements into traditional design in a creative way, showing the architectural beauty of Vacheron Constantin’s desire for excellence and aesthetics. Comfortable soft color contrast, noble and meticulous material facilities, all details reflect the brand’s distinguished nature, creating an elegant and warm environment, allowing customers to taste the culture, history and outstanding watchmaking tradition of Vacheron Constantin.

 Mr. Julien Tornare, CEO of Vacheron Constantin Asia Pacific, said: éWe are pleased to announce to watch lovers that a new member of the Vacheron Constantin family has been born. The location of this exclusive store in Shanghai’s Pudong International Finance Center is another important milestone in the development of the brand. Based on Vacheron Constantin’s watchmaking philosophy of “pursuing excellence, supporting innovation, and sharing passion” for more than 250 years, it is consistent with the Vacheron Constantin House opened in 2008. This new store will also provide customers with a comfortable and elegant environment so that they can Experience first-hand the essence of the brand’s long-established watchmaking technology and extraordinary craftsmanship.

 As a watchmaking pioneer renowned for its outstanding technology, superb craftsmanship and perfection, Vacheron Constantin not only pursues the superbness of watchmaking craftsmanship, but is also loyal to the importance of historical heritage and the brand’s consistent spirit of excellence. The new store offers a complete watch collection from the Geneva headquarters, each of which inherits the brand’s tradition of fine watchmaking, showing Vacheron Constantin’s long history and unique craftsmanship.

Tribute To Aviation Legend Breitling Launches Aviator 8 Mosquito Bomber Watch

To commemorate the classic model of De Havilland, Breitling launched the Aviator8 mosquito bomber watch. The mosquito bomber, with its wooden structure, was one of the lightest models in the early 1940s.

   Breitling CEO George Cohen said: ‘The innovative design and ingenious materials of the de Havilland mosquito bomber are incredible and can be regarded as a unique icon in the history of aviation. Breitling’s new Aviator8 mosquito bomber watch, A tribute to this extraordinary achievement in aviation. ‘

   The stainless steel case has a diameter of 43 mm and a thickness of 13.9 mm. It is equipped with a convex anti-reflective sapphire crystal, with a bottom-through design and a water resistance of 100 meters. The two-way rotating stainless steel bezel is treated with satin-finished ADLC coating and decorated with orange indicator signs and white numerals and time markers. The black dial is in sharp contrast to the silver sub-dial. The 30-minute counter, 12-hour counter and small seconds are set at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock, respectively. The central hour and minute hands and chronograph seconds hand are decorated in orange, and the hour and minute hands are coated with SuperLuminova fluorescent material to provide excellent legibility.

   It is equipped with Breitling’s self-made Caliber01 self-winding movement, which contains 47 gems, a frequency of 28,800 times / hour (4 Hz), and can provide up to 70 hours of power reserve. Caliber01 movement is equipped with column wheel and vertical clutch device, certified by the COSC Swiss Observatory. The Breitling Aviator8 mosquito bomber watch features a brown vintage leather strap with a stainless steel pin buckle or folding buckle. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)

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