Whenever two of the most influential and revered brands in their respective industrial sectors join forces, it creates something incredible. Such was the case along with Swiss watch brand Bovet 1822 and Italian auto design legend Pininfarina, in whose perfect pairing gave delivery to the Bovet by Pininfarina watch collection.
The collaboration began within 2008 when Pascal Raffy, owner of the Bovet 1822 and DIMIER 1738 Produce de Haute Horlogerie Artisanale, met by chance together with Group President and TOP DOG Paolo Pininfarina at a historical auto show in Ca. They immediately saw which their companies had a great deal in common, especially when it found values and vision. " In Bovet 1822, individuals are essential, and for Pininfarina too", explains Pascal Raffy. " Cars and watches -- adds Paolo Pininfarina : share the same values: style and performance". replica swiss watches
not only cars Pininfarina was founded in Turin within the 30s when the company started by Battista Pininfarina, who else became the most acclaimed vehicle designer of his period. For example , the Cisitalia 202 designed by Pininfarina in 1947 was the first and only automobile to be put on permanent screen at New York's Art gallery of Modern Art in 1961. Up to now, more than 100 Ferrari Pininfarinas have been designed and put in to production. In 1986, the third era of the Pininfarina family chose to expand the company's design abilities beyond the automotive industry. Over the past 25 years, Pininfarina Additional has developed more than 500 tasks in a variety of commodity fields, such as industrial design, architecture as well as interior design, and transport design and style. replica mens watch
The first Bovet model from Pininfarina is the Ottanta Tourbillon, launched this year. Before this, the Italian language company had not cooperated using the world of fine watchmaking. From the private label concept, which has been dependent from the outset on an active and also equal partnership, combining the particular strengths of designers along with watchmakers, taking into account the limitations of their respective activities. " When we first went to Cambiano to meet the designers in Pininfarina, I remember they requested us questions like 'Is the Bovet 1822 for you personally, sushi or pizza? Time or night? ', " said Mr Raffy. " We were amazed by this associative approach, which turned out to be really stimulating. The approach from the engineers and watchmakers associated with DIMIER 1738 was to usually say yes to brand new challenges and then look for solutions", continued Mr. Pininfarina. " We The team learned a whole lot from them. " replica watches for sale
enduring partnership Following the Ottanta tourbillon, the Bovet by Pininfarina collection developed other successful models like the Cambiano (2011) and the Sergio (2014), inspired by the brand's concept cars. Today, this particular long-standing partnership remains because passionate as ever. Its most recent timepiece is the flying tourbillon Volante Ottantasei. " Lightness, visibility and ergonomics had been core values at every phase of the project's development", describes Pascal Raffy. Inspired through ergonomics and lightweight aerospace layout, the fourth tourbillon marks an essential turning point in the evolution in the collection, while staying faithful to the basic lines laid straight down by the Tourbillon Ottanta. The actual Flying Tourbillon Ottantasei is actually powered by a special hand-wound mechanical movement whose distinctive system provides a power reserve regarding 10 days. Collectors will be capable to pick from three cases in 18-karat red gold, grade five titanium or black DLC-treated grade 5 titanium, associated with a black rubber band and blue Alcantara. Having a limited edition, cheap replica watches and car collectors might already be sold out.