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jet-set-chefFIVE YEARS OF DISTINCTIONS FOR THE BAYVIEW

With his 18/20 ranking in the 2016 Gault&Millau guide, his Michelin star and his title of Western Switzerland’s chef of the year, Michel Roth recently celebrated five years of presiding over the kitchens at the Hotel President Wilson, notably including the gastronomic Bayview restaurant, one of the finest in Geneva.

jet-set-voitureFOUR SECONDS AT THE WHEEL OF A BMW I VISION DYNAMICS

That’s how long it takes to hit 100km/h at the wheel of the new four-door electric Gran Coupe model, presented by BMW at the Frankfurt Motor Show and endowed with a 600km range and a top speed of 200 km/h.

SPARKS FLY BETWEEN ARTYA & EDELBERG

jet-set-styloWhen a watch brand with a provocative artistic profile and a Swiss writing instrument brand embark upon a shared endeavor, the resulting carbon fiber pen in Super-LumiNova® is inevitably struck by lighting (a tried and tested Artya method). On show at the UBS Geneva Acacias branch until the end of January 2018.

jet-set-bateauCARBON ATTIRING A WINGED YACHT

Definitely not a sailboat, nor a motor yacht, nor a monhull, nor a trimaran – but instead a whole new approach to yachting. Brimming with eco-friendly technology, the Komorebi flaunts its tech on every deck, notably including its self-supported mast with retractable soft wing sails( 240 sq.m), heralding performance equaled only by its extreme comfort.

jet-set-lingot-d'orA ONE-KILO DEGUSSA GOLD INGOT

Whether in minted or cast versions, the famous Degussa ingots are available in the company’s dedicated Geneva and Zurich boutiques, as well as via its website. Their gold standard fineness of 999.9/1000 is offered in bars and ingots ranging from 1 gram up to 1 kilogram, immediately identifiable by their traditional lozenge hallmark composed of a sun and a moon.

jet-set-bouton-de-manchettesENCELADE CUFFLINKS

All kinds of great gift ideas await curious web surfers visiting the the worldtempus.com website, including these inevitably eye-catching Encelade 1789 cufflinks in steel or pink gold, with or without a black PVD coating, and variously shaped like a rotor, a gyroscope or a skull.

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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