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Luxury Timepiece Edit: Meet the New Models of Breguet

EAT LOVE SAVOR selects from the latest in the collection of fine watches from Breguet, ready to adorn your wrist and add to your personal collections, beautiful, historically connective pieces for modern, stylish life for her :

BREGUET CLASSIQUE 9068

BREGUET CLASSIQUE 9068

With iridescent mother-of-pearl and its clean lines, the new Classique 9068 watch embodies the Breguet style in a creation designed for women. Presented for the first time with a natural mother-of-pearl dial, the Classique 9068 emphasizes the style of Breguet’s watchmaking art. Abraham-Louis Breguet set up a business in Paris in 1775. He was opposed to the baroque style then in vogue, lending his creations a surprising and pleasing sobriety. The Breguet style–neoclassical and characterized by mechanical reliability–attracted prestigious clients, including Queen Marie-Antoinette, and later the Empresses Joséphine and Marie-Louise, as well as the Duchess of Wellington. Reflecting that same quest for simplicity, the dial of the new Classique model comes alive with white mother-of-pearl on a fine rose or white gold case. To add to the splendor, 88 brilliant-cut diamonds illuminate the gold of the bezel and lugs of the bracelet. The model beats to the rhythm of a self-winding manufacture caliber with the essential functions–the second hand in the center and the date window at 3 o’clock.


BREGUET MARINE DAME 9518

BREGUET MARINE DAME 9518

Marine Dame 9517 in Steel and Marine Dame 9518 in Diamond-Set Steel

The House of Breguet also offers the Marine in steel and inlaid steel. The dials of these models are done in natural opaline mother-of-pearl or marbled blue lacquer, animated by clearer volutes reminiscent of the white-horses of the sea –or a starlit night sky, which was used for navigation in former times. To achieve this decor, the artisan applies a clear lacquer on the still liquid azure material. When they come into contact, the colors marbleize and create a unique image, thus rendering each piece exclusive. Visible by the sapphire-crystal caseback, the rotor bears the engine-turned mare a motif in mother-of-pearl–in azure or white, depending on the shade of the dial. The bezel of the inlaid-steel variant is enlivened by 60 brilliant-cut diamonds. As early as in the 18th century, Abraham-Louis Breguet created watches for daring women. Today,dedicated to the modern adventurer, the Marine by Breguet evokes an exhilarating sense of adventure at sea.


BREGUET REINE DE NAPLES 8919

BREGUET REINE DE NAPLES 8919

The House of Breguet adds fresh sparkle to the Reine de Naples 8918 model with a touch of crimson. This composition in white gold is illuminated by opaline mother-of-pearl and diamonds.Breguet presents a new Reine de Naples 8918watch model enhanced with captivating red. The delicate oval shape of the case–slightly elongated–is a free interpretation of the watch formerly created by Abraham-Louis Breguet for Caroline Murat. The Breguet Arabic numerals appear in garnet on the white mother-of-pearl hours chapter. The alligator leather strap reflects this vibrant hue. Created in the watchmaking tradition of Breguet, the Reine de Naples 8918 watch beats to the rhythm of a self-winding manufacture caliber.

The talent of the artisans of the House of Breguet becomes apparent in the center of the watch dial,with a clou de Paris guilloche pattern engraved in white gold then powdered and silvered. Delicate edging emphasizes the circumference of the timer. Fine blued Breguet hands indicate the minutes and hours in red numerals. Designed with a touch of imagination, the contrasts between the different shades and finishes of the dial improve its readability, an issue dear to A.-L. Breguet’s heart. Finally, the individual number of the timepiece appears at the top of the hours chapter. If the owner so wishes, Breguet will record her name in its archives, which have been kept since the late eighteenth century.A ribbon of 117 brilliant-cut diamonds highlights the white-gold bezel, as well as the dial flange. Placed at 6o’clock, a pear-shaped diamond punctuates the hours chapter. The brilliance of the setting extends to the folding buckle, illuminated by 26 diamonds.The Reine de Naples 8918 comes with a white-gold case with finely fluted sides. A new color touch has been added to 4o’clock: a cabochon-cut ruby on the equally fluted crown. The sapphire caseback reveals the self-winding manufacture caliber 537/3, which has a power reserve of 45 hours. Each component is decorated by hand with care, as is the Breguet tradition.The Reine de Naples 8918 by Breguet is a joyfully intense interpretation of the styles of a legendary collection


For Him

BREGUET CLASSIQUE TOURBILLON EXTRA-PLAT SQUELETTE 5395

BREGUET CLASSIQUE TOURBILLON EXTRA-PLAT SQUELETTE 5395

This lovely piece features a case made in 18-karat rose gold with delicately fluted caseband with a domed glass-box. Sapphire-crystal caseback. Diameter 41 millimeters. Thickness 7.70millimeters. Welded lugs with screw bars and water-resistant to 3 bar (30meters). Sapphire dial, signed Breguet. Offset hours chapter with Roman numerals. Open-tipped Breguet hands in blued steel.Mechanical self-winding skeleton movement, chamfered, engraved, and engine-turnedby hand. Numbered and signed Breguet. Cal. 581SQ extra-thin (3 millimeters). 325components. 16lignes. 33 jewels. Peripheral rotor. 80-hour power reserve. Barrel on ball-bearing rollers. Reverse-side lever escapement with silicon horns. Frequency 4hertz. Flat balance spring in silicon. Breguet balance wheel. Titanium tourbillon carriage. Small seconds on the tourbillon axis. Alligator leather strap with gold.

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