TAG Heuer : Carrera with carats for Cara

Carrera Cara Delevingne Edition 

Case : titanium carbide-treated 316L steel, black bezel in titanium carbide-treated 316L steel or set with 72 white or black diamonds (1ct), domed sapphire crystal, engraved on the back with the inscription Cara Delevingne Edition and stamped with a lion’s head, water-resistant to 100m Diameter : 41mm Movement : quartz Functions : hours, minutes, seconds, date Dial : sunburst charcoal gray, date at 3 o’clock, hand-applied faceted pink gold-plated hour-markers, appliques and central seconds hand enhanced with white Superluminova™ Bracelet/Strap : titanium carbide-treated black steel or aged black leather, padded effect with topstiching, titanium carbide-treated folding clasp, Cara Delevingne signature

The iconic Carrera and the phenomenon named Cara Delevingne join forces in giving rise to a special series of six versions bearing the signature of the young fashion model with her 11 million social network followers. The mischievous TAG Heuer ambassador has chosen padded calfskin leather and titanium carbide-treated black steel for the strap/bracelet of this model named after her and fitted with a bezel that may be optionally set with around one carat of 72 white or black Wesselton diamonds. The Carrera line, which celebrated its half-century of watchmaking conquests two years ago, is thus enjoying a new lease on life, basking in Cara’s edgy it-girl glow. The untamable young woman has nonetheless opted for an understated look for her Carrera Cara Delevingne Edition : a highly legible pure black dial with subtly pink gold-plated hands and appliques, faceted lugs, her lion’s head emblem demurely engraved on the back only. With such a community, might this Carrera become the first ladies’ watch also worn by men ?

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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