PARIS — Girard Perregaux launched its first Aston Martin-partnership watch mannequin on Tuesday, providing an ethereal tourbillon with three flying bridges — the historic home signature — that seem like they’re floating, set between clear, sapphire glass panes.
“It’s utterly clear, the bridges are virtually suspended, fastened in a approach that appears virtually invisible,” famous Patrick Pruniaux, chief government officer of Girard-Perregaux. The thought was to work the three bridges into a recent design, defined the chief, describing the collaboration with the famed carmaker.
“The 2 manufacturers have a lot in frequent, I feel there might be a pleasant love story between the 2,” he added.
Girard-Perregaux kicked off its 230th anniversary yr with the announcement in February of its partnership with Aston Martin. It’s the official timekeeper of the British carmaker, which returned to System 1 racing as a works group this yr. Its Cognizant System 1 group automobiles are stamped with the watchmaker’s identify.
The chief described each labels as carrying a sure “magnificence and authenticity,” each producing at low volumes, and prime quality. “There may be an iconic facet to the model [Aston Martin], however that doesn’t cease them from being inventive — this