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Dec 24

Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping

        For more than two centuries, fateful to the historical principles that, ever since 1791, have validated this watchmaker as the highest edge of today’s Haute Horology, Girard-Perregaux is a watch-making brand that gracefully manages to preserve its never-fading cultural heritage and to create masterpieces of craftsmanship rooted in the past but always sophisticated and modern.

        Paying a great tribute to the playful feminine nature always in a quest for luxury objects, Girard-Perregaux introduced a classy lady’s wristwatch which confirms women’s cult for shopping and the need to have their own reliable and classy timekeeping companions, therefore an eye-catching, ravishing and sophisticated timepiece was created- the new Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping.

        Surprising and seductive at the same time, the model tracks time for 24 time-zones which ingeniously are displayed not by major cities but by famous shopping destinations, such as Rode Drive, Saint-Honore, Faubourg, Dubai, or Ginza, magnetic poles for the shopping enthusiast ladies due to the agglomeration of luxury boutiques and fashion exhibitions.

        The model was designed in several versions, and each variation is focusing on two specific venues- the Montenapoleone and Central, the Faubourg Saint-Honore and Orchard Road, or the Rue du Rhone and Nan Jing Xi Lu. The time in additional cities are displayed with the aid of 15 different-sized diamonds, placed on the city ring. This remarkable timepiece was fitted with 8 diamond hour indices and also features power reserve indicator and small seconds display.

        The new Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping features a diamond embellished bezel paved with 54 sparkling diamonds, with a total weight of 1.95 karats, which make a wonderful contrast against the watch’s oversized stainless steel case, which measures 41 mm in diameter.

        At the heart of this remarkable timekeeping companion, betas an automatic-winding mechanical movement, the Girard-Perregaux in-house Caliber GP033G0, which can be admired by the curious eye of a true watch connoisseur through the sapphire crystal case-back, moreover the high-precision movement ensures 46-hours power reserve. The wristwatch also displays eye catching onyx cabochon set crowns, and its sophisticated dial features an attractive all-black city ring, which wonderfully frames the elegant mother-of-pearl central dial section, and which is, furthermore, echoed in the classy black alligator leather strap. Officially chosen the most beautiful lady’s watch of the year 2008, by the Prix Officiel de la Revue des Montres, this timepiece is undoubtedly a very fashionable shopping must, which comes with a spicy exotic price tag.

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