After 100 years, Gucci makes its foray into superb watchmaking
Gucci launches its massive watch choice with a spread of breathtaking watches.
It solely took a century, however Gucci is able to impress the world with a top-notch watch assortment. The high fashion model lately introduced the launch of its haute horlogerie assortment – simply in time for Watches & Wonders – which can now consist of 4 fundamental strains: Gucci 25H, G-Timeless, Grip and watches from superb jewellery. Gucci is definitely not new to producing watch collections. In actual fact, it was the primary luxurious trend model to launch trend watches in 1972. Every bit was Swiss made, a testomony to the model’s appreciation for a very good high quality timepiece.
The Gucci 25H could seem uncommon, however the quantity is definitely the one which brings luck to Artistic Director Alessandro Michele. It makes use of a GG727.25 caliber, which additionally has numerological references: 7 for a way of completeness, 2 for steadiness and cooperation, and 5 for curiosity and freedom. The timepieces on this line are fashionable with an ultra-thin case and are impartial in design. The mechanical watch mannequin is accessible in metal and pavé variations and two tourbillon fashions in platinum and yellow gold.
Transferring on to G-Timeless, we see the mannequin in 5 iterations: Dancing Bees, Automated, Pavé and Moonphase. The Dancing Bees recollects the long-lasting bee motif discovered in lots of Gucci items. On the timepiece, bees seem on the watch face – there’s additionally a tourbillon version. The identical bees seem within the Automated as time markers on exhausting stone dials adorned with treasured jewels and pores and skin bracelets. The G-Timeless Moonphase is a murals depicting the galaxies, whereas the G-Timeless Pavé is totally set with diamonds.
The Gucci Grip could also be a design you already know. It now options the haute horlogerie that shines with a mechanical Bounce Hour motion, treasured supplies like baguette-cut diamonds, and extra. Probably the most fascinating items are the items from the Gucci Excessive Jewelery watch assortment: Dionysus, Lion Head and Gucci Play. These are impressed by the long-lasting design patterns of the style home – the Dionysus, for instance, has the identical tiger head sample you’d discover on baggage.
The Gucci haute horlogerie assortment is accessible by appointment within the model’s boutique devoted to superb watchmaking and jewellery, Place Vendôme in Paris.
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This story first appeared in Way of life Asia KL.