The Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping Watch: World Timer For Worldly Women

Ladies, get ready for a distinguished and playfully themed travel watch made just for you. Announced for this year’s Salon International de Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), the Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping watch is a most original – yet, perhaps not entirely ironic – gender-themed take on the classic world time complication.

First, a quick reference point. Familiar and well loved by watch fans, is Girard-Perregaux’s excellent watch, with its crown-controlled rotating world time indicator; this supremely easy to use mechanism enables you to see times across the world at a glance, courtesy of famous cities that represent the various timezones. Last year, Girard-Perregaux added to this concept with the Financial watch, which offered an elegant way for businessmen to keep track of the openings of the world’s major stock markets.

Ok, now envision the same type of concept, but remove reference cities and stock markets, and replace it with reference luxury shopping locales throughout the world. And there in a nutshell you have the Girard-Perregaux 24 Hour Shopping watch. Ladies can wear this stunning 41mm stainless steel watch, complete with a mother of pearl dial and sparkling diamond bezel, and be aware of the time throughout the world, synched with their favorite shopping destinations! The stunning black rotating disc which surrounds the main dial, is set off beautifully by variously sized diamonds which surround the magical names of the most prestigious destinations across the globe – places such as Dubai, Orchard Road, Bond Street, and Rodeo Drive.

Girard-Perregaux has done a fine job with this timepiece, which unites whimsy and elegance to great effect. An exclusive in-house automatic movement, complete with a power-reserve complication gives another appealing element for those who enjoy the subtle nuances of superb Swiss watchmaking.

About Adam

A family heirloom in the form of a Rolex Explorer 1016 started Adam Keith’s fascination with the watch world. From that day forth, Adam became completely fascinated with watches and has spent many hours researching and collecting rare timepieces. While Adam may be the youngest of the our editors, he is considered one of the most knowledgeable when it comes to movements and complications. Many other employees have utilized this walking timepiece encyclopedia when they needed to information about a specific movement. Challenge with Adam any question you may have about movements and complications and I am sure he will have an answer. Adam is a classical violinist who enjoys reading.

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