Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Turn to the Left - Fashion Brands Seeking Horological Legitimacy

Louis Vuitton's Tambour Collection

"Chanel, Hermès, and Louis Vuitton. What do these three brands have in common? None of them is originally from the domain of watchmaking. Chanel comes from the world of haute couture; Hermès has its origins in saddlery and leather goods; and Louis Vuitton started with luggage."

"They have all expertly entered the world of horology, and have even succeeded in becoming members of the very small club of legitimate watchmakers. Each has done so in its own way."

Read the entire Europastar article here-->Link

Chanel J12 Tourbillon & Superleggera J12

Hermès Cape Cod Moon Phases

Via Europastar

See also;
Haute Wristwatches
Vintage Christian Dior
Vintage Pierre Cardin
Designer LIP Watches
Paul Smith Watches

Wristwatch History
All Designer Posts

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