The London department store Harrods is teaming up with a number of exclusive watch brands to exhibit reimagined variants of classic timepieces from the manufacturers’ back catalogues in the store’s fine watch room. The in-store portfolio updates many iconic diamond-set and expertly crafted vintages. The Re-Editions takeover starts on 30 June and runs until 24 July.
With just a month left until this fine watch takeover, we preview some of the exclusive editions set to make an appearance…
Audemars Piguet, Royal Oak Offshore Open-worked Chronograph Tourbillon in Yellow Gold An 18-karat yellow-gold timepiece exclusive to Harrods in the UK and with roots in the Royal Oak 1972, this model is designed to show off the inherent, intricate hand-finished decoration.
Cartier, Panthère Joueuse CALIBRE 9918 MC A July exclusive, this new movement within the iconic Panthère range exhibits craftsmanship via one-carat brilliant-cut diamonds, black lacquer and emeralds.
Harry Winston, Premier Precious Lace Automatic 36mm The Premier was Harry Winston’s debut watch collection in 1989. The standout feature of this updated design – limited to only five pieces – is the green and white mother-of-pearl lace-artwork dial, with added brilliant-cut and marquise diamonds.
Hublot, Classic Fusion Racing Grey/Classic Fusion Chronograph Racing Grey/Classic Fusion Racing Grey Diamonds Three variations of the Classic Fusion are inspired by Hublot’s pioneering 1980s designs. Each of them possess grey sunray satin-finished dials in addition to satin-finished titanium cases.
Jaeger-LeCoultre, Reverso One Duetto Jewellery Limited to eight pieces, this pink-gold model is an updated version of the Reverso One Duetto Jewellery and its femininity theme is inspired by the art deco of the 1930s.
Richard Mille, RM 50-03 McLaren F1 Exceptional mechanical performance forms the backbone of the RM 50-03, created in collaboration with the Formula One constructor. The split-seconds chronograph timepiece – limited to 75 pieces – is lightweight too at less than 40 grams.
Roger Dubuis, Knights of the Round Table III A single model created for the event, Roger Dubuis’s new watch draws on the legend of King Arthur and the brand’s Excalibur 2005 range. Its striking dial features a black jade table offsetting the bronze-engraved knights.