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Laureato Perpetual Calendar

The Laureato collection, which remains as successful as ever, reinterprets the great watchmaking classics while remaining faithful to its contemporary spirit and sporty chic. To tackle the masterful complication represented by the perpetual calendar, Girard-Perregaux has designed a Laureato that is all about subtle positional shifts arranged in a dynamic equilibrium. Driven by a purpose-built automatic movement, and unique in its kind, the Laureato Perpetual Calendar combines intensity of style with the pleasure of daily wear. Simple to read and easy to adjust, it is the result of an ergonomic approach to operation and wearability pushed to its uttermost limits. Carved from a 42 mm diameter steel block, alternately polished and satin-finished with the characteristic care demonstrated by the Manufacture...

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The Majesty of aventurine glass - A fresh iteration of the iconic Cat’s Eye

It’s the story of a journey to Italy, across the ages, gliding through the night beneath a moonlit sky. Offering variations on the theme of its iconic Cat’s Eye, the Manufacture Girard-Perregaux presents three new creations exuding a resolutely sophisticated aura. The depth of their aventurine glass dial irresistibly evokes the Island of Murano. A place that gave rise to masterpieces that were to experience extraordinary destinies in powerful families and royal courts. The Cat’s Eye Majestic, Celestial and Tourbillon models with their aventurine dial speak of a splendid golden age and creative inspiration that consistently delivers its very best – including in occasionally unexpected ways.   Reaching the Island of Murano by vaporetto across the lagoon takes a mere...

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THE NEXT WAVE

Smaller but bolder: Ulysse Nardin launches its new Diver timepieces in 42 mm! The next wave! Slim and sleek on the wrist, the very contemporary Diver 42mm models are designed for the deep but just as much at home in the city. Led by the Diver blue shark, they join the new school of shark-inspired diving watches launched by Ulysse Nardin in September. The new Diver 42mm “three-hand” fleet reinforce the relaunch of the Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronometer Collection. The concave bezel and domed sapphire glass are the same as on the 44mm models launched in September, but the timepieces now have a new, unexpected vintage look, with an uncluttered dial design, touches of retro beige, and a central second...

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FreakIT - The Ultimate in Bespoke Personalisation

Realize your own unique Freak Vision. Imagine it. Design it. Build it, be it. Free it. Become a Freak Visionary. November 14th, 2018 - Freak Vision just became truly visionary. The new FreakIT app by Ulysse Nardin takes Freak Vision to another level of uniqueness and self-expression. A customizing configurator unlike any other in the industry, it offers a dizzying array of bespoke choices - not just case and strap but bridges, bezel, grinder, locker, side plate, movement parts… In all, 22 different watch components and movement parts can be tricked out and tweaked to your heart’s desire.   PERFECT 22/22 FREAK VISION FreakIT works in-store (at selected boutiques and retailers only) on the iPad. You choose what you want...

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Pomellato Joins AVSTEV Group - Australia & New Zealand

AVSTEV Group is pleased to announce the expansion of its portfolio of global luxury brands to now include distribution of Italian Jewellery brand, Pomellato, in Australia and New Zealand. About Pomellato Synonymous with creativity and colour, Pomellato was founded in Milan in 1967 by Pino Rabolini – the heir to his family’s goldsmith legacy. Introducing the prêt-à-porter philosophy to the traditionally conservative world of jewellery, Rabolini revolutionised women’s fashion choices while shaping Pomellato with a powerful, fashion-forward identity. Fifty years later, his jubilant, distinctive designs have grown to be revered both in Italy and across the international jewellery landscape. Pomellato will soon be available in store at selected retailers across Australia & New Zealand. Click Here to download the press...

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Raymond Weil Reinterprets its Emblematic Parsifal Line

Nearly three decades after its inception, RAYMOND WEIL’s iconic parsifal collection returns this autumn 2018. First launched in the early 90’s, this heritage range for him and her has been reimagined by the luxury Swiss watchmakers, adding a modern twist in time for gifting season. Inspired by Richard Wagner's last opera, Parsifal, this revisited collection of men’s and ladies’ timepieces are the perfect accumulation of horology, classic aesthetics and accessible luxury. parsifal once again shows RAYMOND WEIL's deep attachment to its roots, and desire to preserve tradition as a source of inspiration – while, at the same time, refining the key design elements such as the curved outlines and sophisticated cross link bracelet which have forged the powerful identity of...

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Ulysse Nardin Diver Chronometre

Ulysse Nardin Makes a Splash with New Diver Chronometer collection launching at Monaco Yacht Show. Monaco, September 27th, 2018 - The tide has come rushing in at the Monaco Yacht Show, bringing with it four brash new models in Ulysse Nardin’s Diver Chronometer collection. Already a favorite among free spirits, the Diver has a new, contemporary and eye-catching appearance both outside and in. In addition to the deep blue and all-black versions, this fresh line includes the Diver Great White and a Monaco Limited Edition. These robust, elegant timepieces will be presented by our own armada of modern-day Ulysses at the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show, marking the beginning of the countdown to an exhilarating new adventure in diving watches. A...

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Ulysse Nardin - Time Flies

Free-floating components under space-age crystal: Ulysse Nardin’s most spectacular innovation to date literally turns watchmaking upside down. In sumptuous white or rose gold, with a brand-new movement that seems to defy gravity and a startlingly innovative box-domed sapphire that took months to research and develop, the Executive Tourbillon “Free Wheel” soars high above all expectations of what contemporary watchmaking craft and technology can achieve. The modern-sized 44mm dial for the 18ct rose gold version is in dark stone, carved from a slab of slate. The 18ct white gold version is built on a sleek black honeycomb grid. The most astonishing features are the dial’s tourbillon bridges and the 7-day power reserve indicator at four o’clock, which are shaped like boomerangs...

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Raymond Weil Present 'The Gift of Time' Event

On Sunday 26th August 2018 father and son duo Steven and Marc Rom, owners of AVSTEV and distributors of Raymond Weil in Australia, hosted an intimate event at Spicers Potts Point giving guests ‘The Gift of Time’. In the lead up to Father’s Day media and influencers were invited with their Father’s or loved ones to take some time out within the luxurious Victorian Terrace and experience Raymond Weil, with every guest being adorned in a hand selected timepiece before having their portrait taken. Luxury wedding and event planners The Wedding Series bought the vision to life with stunning floral, an abundant feasting station and heavenly acoustic tunes performed by Duke Sydney. The Wedding Series Founder Kate O’Shea said of...

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Ulysse Nardin Tourbillon at Centre Stage

Le Locle, August 16th, 2018 – In 1846, Ulysse Nardin took up the challenge of designing, drawing, and producing the absolute best of time-measuring instruments. The Manufacture has carried on that vision for 172 years, creating watches with the same unbroken passion and garnering more than 4,500 prizes and 18 gold medals in timekeeping—accolades which earned the Manufacture a place amongst the world’s top watchmakers. While the Ulysse Nardin Manufacture claims an illustrious position in the history of on-board watches and marine chronometers, the brand has also made waves with its tourbillons. At Ulysse Nardin, tourbillon chronometers are derived from an art that traces back to the end of the 19th century. The tourbillon contributed to the quest for ultimate...

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