Some of the watch industry’s biggest names bring their haute horlogerie to Bangkok
FOLLOWING THEIR introduction at the 2018 Baselworld and Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Switzerland, more than 180 famous watchmakers are showcasing their newest designs and special collections at Central Childlom until September 30 as the Central/Zen International Watch Fair returns for its 20th edition.
Based on the Classic Complication trend, most manufacturers are combining classic designs from the ’50s and ’60s, craftsmanship and innovation to create a series of smart timepieces with a modern twist to represent the wearer’s personality.
Vanguard Gravity Full Diamond watch from Franck Muller, Bt7.5 million
This year’s highlights include the Vanguard Gravity Full Diamond from Franck Muller that has an impressive dial with a dimension of 21mm and Tourbillon mechanical architecture to provide perfect accuracy.
Faberge’s Lady Compliquee Peacock watch, Bt4.5 million
Faberge introduces the Summer in Provence emerald jewellery timepiece that is designed to resemble a garland of flowers and captures the colours of the south of France. It features a 37mm white gold case and a bracelet set with 967 white and blue-grey diamonds.
Classic Worldtimer Manufacture timepiece by Frederique Constant, Bt135,000
Frederique Constant presents the Classic Worldtimer Manufacture watch with the in-house Cal FC-718 movement and the Worldtimer – a ring showing 24 major cities and a 24-hour disc neatly divided into night and day.
Montblanc 1858 Chonograph Tachymeter Limited Edition 100, Bt1.1 million
The Montblanc 1858 Chronograph Tachymeter Limited Edition 100 is a vintage watch with a very real lineage from the brand history in a 44 mm bronze case.. The watch is a monopusher design, with a cognac-aged alligator strap made by the Montblanc Pelletteria in Florence and fitted with a satin-finish bronze-plated buckle.
Lady St Tropez Falling Stars watch by Charriol, Bt1.37 million
The Charriol Lady St Tropez Falling Stars watch with blue sapphire crystals and pure diamond white colour gradients is finished with a shimmering mother of pearl dial, and the St-Tropez logo crafted on the side.
Tag Heuer Calibre Heuer 01 watch, Bt215,500
The Tag Heuer Calibre Heuer 01 watch comes with a new case, construction, movement, and a new overall design. It is completed with special Chronograph movement technology and a new calibre A Manufacture chronograph, symbolically christened the Heuer 01 in honour of its founder Edouard Heuer.