Its Horological Events Monday again, and this episode, we bring you highlights from the fortnight ending November 29, 2015.
Omega SPECTRE Party Nov 19
Held at the Omega Boutique in MBS, guests were welcomed by Jose De Cardoso, President at Swatch Group Singapore and Swatch Group Malaysia. The special limited edition Omega Seamaster 300 SPECTRE was also officially launched at the event.
It was a great evening, with the meeting of friends, and fueled with lots of great food and drinks. The gentlemen guests were also pampered to a wet shave by a specialist, and the ladies could opt for a makeup touch up session, all on-site at the Boutique. The event was also attended by the Omega Ambassadors: Mediacorp celebrities Chen Hanwei and Yvonne Lim.
Sincere 100 Complications Christmas Exhibition Cocktails Nov 25
The 100 Complications to celebrate Christmas is an exhibition by 22 watchmaking houses representing haute horlogerie complications. such as the fusée & chain and escapements; to revolutionary groundbreaking movements that continue to challenge traditional watchmaking and conventional timekeeping; and the most complex and sophisticated of all complications – the minute repeater, where brands bring their own distinctive chime to their creations.
Guests were welcomed to the cocktail by Kingston Chu, managing director and vice-chairman of Sincere Watch, and the Managing Directors of the participating brands. Including CEO of Cabestan, Lionel Bertoux and Stephen Forsey of Greubel-Forsey.
RJ Romain Jerome Cocktail Nov 26
Held at More Passions by The Hour Glass in Paragon, the event was a casual meetup with RJ Romain Jerome CEO Manuel Emch and guests who range from major collectors to watch media. Though no new products were launched at the cocktails, it was marked by the unveiling of the RJ Romain Jerome Super Mario Bros watch.
On a separate note, also interesting, especially to gastronomy fans is the finger foods served at the cocktails included local favourites like chicken rice, fried prawn Hokkien mee, and popcorn.