Patek Philippe : Time for women

World Time, ref 7130
Movement : mechanical self-winding, Calibre 240 HU Case: white gold, bezel set with 62 diamonds Diameter: 33mm Functions : 24h and day/night indication for the 24 time zones  Caseback: sapphire crystal Strap: alligator leather Water resistance: 30m


Ladies Automatic Nautilus, ref. 7008/1
Movement : mechanical self-winding, Calibre 324 S C Case : steel, bezel set with 50 diamonds Diameter: 33.60mm Functions: date, central seconds Caseback: sapphire crystal Bracelet : steel Water resistance : 60m

Is 2011 ladies’ year at Patek Philippe ? In the wake of the Grande Complication feminine models presented by the Manufacture, two models confirm Patek Philippe’s resolute nod in women’s direction. The famous World Time featuring a simultaneous display of all 24 time zones, is given a decidedly feminine touch in a white gold model enhanced by a diamond-set bezel and a hand-guilloché opaline ivory-coloured dial. A sure way of travelling in fine style across all five continents. The famous Nautilus Ladies collection, redesigned in 2009, welcomes the Ladies Automatic Nautilus, the first models in diamond-set steel, equipped with a self-winding movement. The dials, bearing the raised signature Nautilus motif, come in several colours, including precious versions in blue-tinted river mother-of-pearl or purple black mother-of-pearl.

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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