News – Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin Announce Partnership, And We Talk With GP’s CEO About It

Some of you might not know about it but Girard-Perregaux’s link with the automotive world has been long-lasting. Following this tradition, the La Chaux-de-Fonds-based haute horlogerie manufacturer has just announced a new partnership with one of the most respected brands in the car industry, Aston Martin. MONOCHROME talks to Patrick Pruniaux, Girard-Perregaux and Ulysse Nardin’s […]

2 weeks ago

Buying Guide – 5 Elegant and High-End Dress Watches of 2020

The dress watch, an accessory that every man needs is the simplest but most elegant type of watch. Refined, discreet, visually simple but mechanically satisfying, they are all about exclusive materials and finishing, balanced proportions and luxurious but not ostentatious appeal. As 2020 comes to an end, here’s a selection of five of our favourite […]

2 months ago

Buying Guide – Some of the Best Luxury Sports Watches of 2020

We’ve said it already and we’ll say it again: the most active and sought-after category of watches for the last couple of years is, without a doubt, the ‘luxury sports watch’.  A category of watches defined by their mix of luxurious appeal, relatively robust cases and integrated bracelets or straps. Dominated for long by the […]

3 months ago

Introducing – Girard-Perregaux X Bamford Laureato Ghost Limited Edition

Revisited in 2016 with a line of limited editions, followed by serial production models a year later, the Laureato is Girard’s Perregaux vision of a luxury sports watch. A few months back we covered the Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Crystal Rock with a sandwich dial and a case crafted from carbon glass. Now, the Swiss luxury […]

4 months ago

Introducing – Girard-Perregaux Laureato Absolute Crystal Rock

Born in the mid-1970s and relaunched a few years ago, the Laureato is GP’s answer to the growing market of the luxury sports watch. This classic watch has been joined recently with a bolder, sportier edition, the Laureato Absolute. With this new 100-piece limited edition, the design of the Girard-Perregaux Laureato is reinforced by an […]

5 months ago

Buying Guide – Watches & Wonders Novelties that are Now Available Online

Most of the new watches for 2020 have been launched online. That’s pretty different from any other year when Baselworld and SIHH (now Watches & Wonders) were THE places for new launches. For the sales of watches, the digital world has already played a role for a longer period. Some brands already have e-commerce, some are testing it in selected markets. A rather big global player in this field might just be an unexpected player, namely the luxury fashion e-comm site NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER. Just after the latest  Watches & Wonders launches, they partnered as the privileged multi-brand online retailers of Watches & Wonders. And we had a look and selected the coolest, the classiest and the funkiest of the Watches & Wonders novelties for sale at MR PORTER. 

5 months ago

Video – Discovering the Girard-Perregaux 2020 Novelties during Geneva Watch Days

During our visit to Geneva Watch Days, the only main watch-related event organised this year in Europe, we were able to discover some of the timepieces introduced earlier this year in the metal, as well as all-new models from more than 15 brands. One of these exhibitors was Girard-Perregaux, which released a wide variety of […]

6 months ago

Introducing – Girard-Perregaux 1966 and Vintage 1945 Black Onyx “Infinity Editions”

Girard-Perregaux introduces two new members to its classic gent’s dress watch collections – the 1966 and the Vintage 1945 – with elegant black onyx dials. Presented during Geneva Watch Days, the 1966 Infinity and the Vintage 1945 Infinity models are limited editions and don a sophisticated black-tie look. Girard-Perregaux 1966 Infinity Girard-Perregaux presented its first […]

6 months ago

Introducing – Girard-Perregaux Laureato 42mm “Infinity Edition”

In addition to its main 2020 novelty, the Free Bridge, Girard-Perregaux also benefits from the Geneva Watch Days to announce an exclusive distribution agreement with retailer Wempe across Germany. To celebrate this partnership, the brand is unveiling a special version of its steel sports watch with integrated bracelet fitted with a handsome black onyx dial, […]

6 months ago

Introducing – Girard-Perregaux Free Bridge (Live Pics & Pricing)

To coincide with the Geneva Watch Days event, Girard-Perregaux is launching a new member in the Bridges family, a modern take on this iconic range (which can go from ultra-classical to technical) known as the Girard-Perregaux Free Bridge. Relying on some elements of the legendary Three Bridges of 1867, it adds modernity in the style […]

6 months ago