11 04, 2022

Watches & Wonders 2022: Our favorite watches

Di |2022-04-11T11:25:58+01:00April 11th, 2022|

How many watches did we see at Watches & Wonders in Geneva? Certainly many, but never enough. Many of those presented we have had the opportunity to try them, photograph them and covet them closely. The PERPETUAL PASSION team has selected 10 favorite watches of this edition of Watches & Wonders2022. VACHERON CONSTANTIN 222 Historiques, the return of the King Let's start with the watch he put on [...]

31 03, 2022

W & W2022 | Introducing Vacheron Constantin Historiques 222

Di |2022-04-03T14:41:19+01:00March 31st, 2022|

Vacheron Constantin brings to light one of its legendary watches with the 222, with a contemporary reinterpretation of the iconic 222 "Jumbo" symbol of a watershed era in the history of masion in terms of design. The 222 was introduced in 1977 for the brand's 222nd anniversary and stands out from the Royal Oak and Nautilus as it was not designed by Gerald Gent [...]

27 05, 2020

News Covid-19 Exports collapse

Di |2020-05-27T11:23:20+01:00May 27th, 2020|

Now there are more doubts, the global COVID-19 pandemic has had and will have a heavy impact on the fine watchmaking sector. As we had already noted in recent months, after two consecutive months of decline (-9% in February and -22% in March), the Swiss Watch Federation (FHS) has just published its statistics for April 2020 and, as expected, exports fell sharply [...]

27 04, 2020

Introducing Vacheron Constantin FiftySix Complete and Automatic Calendar Time and Date, Time in Brown-Sepia

Di |2020-04-27T12:08:55+01:00April 27th, 2020|

Two years ago, Vacheron Constantin launched the Fiftysix collection, inspired by a 1956 model Ref. 6073 (pictured below), which was the maison's first water-resistant automatic watch. The collection was designed to capture the current mood of vintage watches and appeal to a younger audience. Positioned as an entry-level model, the Fiftysix was [...]

26 04, 2020

Introducing Vacheron Constantin Overseas Perpetual Calendar Ultra-Thin Skeleton

Di |2020-04-26T15:40:59+01:00April 26th, 2020|

In 1977, Vacheron Constantin introduced the reference 222 to mark the brand's 222nd anniversary. Designed by Jörg Hysek, the 222 was a high-end sports watch with a tonneau-shaped case that was water resistant to 120m, a notched bezel and an integrated bracelet. Reinvented in 2016, under the auspices of the artistic director Christian Se [...]

25 04, 2020

Introducing Vacheron Constantin Traditionnelle Chronograph Tourbillon

Di |2020-04-25T13:35:20+01:00April 25th, 2020|

The Traditionnelle Chronograph Tourbillon is a Vacheron Constantin classic and although this new model combines two traditional complications, they are presented in a truly original way. Instead of appearing on the underside of the dial, its tourbillon regulator is unusually positioned at 12 o'clock. The chronograph is a monopusher with a maximum register of 45 minutes pos [...]

25 04, 2020

Introducing Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Grand Complication Split-Seconds Chronograph - Tempo

Di |2020-04-25T13:35:24+01:00April 25th, 2020|

Today Vacheron Constantin presents its most complicated wristwatch to date, officially equipped with 24 complications: an answer to Patek's GrandMaster Chime with 20 complications? It is not up to us to answer this question, but certainly, the introduction of such a complex watch marks an exciting moment in watchmaking. The creation of such complex watches, with many [...]

11 03, 2020

Introducing Vacheron Constantin Overseas 33 mm - Casual chic for women

Di |2020-04-14T09:56:16+01:00March 11th, 2020|

Dedicated to the spirit of travel, the Overseas collection welcomes two new quartz models with a diameter of 33 mm. The pink gold version opts for the silver-colored lacquered dial, while the steel one is decorated with a brand new denim blue nuance specially created for the collection. The 78 diamonds embellishing the hexagonal bezel illuminate the path of the hands and the date [...]

14 01, 2020

PERPETUAL SPELLS | Overseas, Royal Oak and Nautilus: which is the best perpetual calendar?

Di |2020-01-16T22:07:05+01:00January 14th, 2020|

Three lineages born from the vivifying pencil of Gérald Genta, three archetypal Maison, three inextinguishable charms. The three champions of high sports watchmaking, here in their most exclusive declination: what is your choice? For 2020 Perpetual Passion will involve you in targeted surveys, with the will to measure the pulse of your passion and understand what you really like. The skimming knows [...]

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