OCTOBER 17, 2014, Macau - DFS Group (DFS), the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, will host the sixth annual DFS Masters of Time gala and exhibition on December 6, 2014 at T Galleria Macau by DFS in partnership with Shoppes at Four Seasons. Recognized as the world’s premier retail exhibition of luxury timepieces, the DFS Masters of Time program will introduce fine jewelry for the first time. The gala event brings together an extraordinary collection of over 400 fine watches and jewelry masterpieces from 40 prestigious brands and the masters who create them. The curated collection will be exhibited in store and available for sale until February 28, 2015.
Philippe Schaus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DFS Group, on this year’s collection: “The DFS Masters of Time collection represents our commitment to the rarest of experiences: true discovery. Inspired by our legacy of adventure, we embarked on a year-long search to curate an extraordinary range of luxury watches and fine jewelry, which will be unveiled this December. The 2014 collection features the latest innovations and designs in watchmaking, available for sale at the event. DFS continues to bring together the world’s most exceptional masterpieces, the masters that create them and leading industry experts into a singular experience under one roof.”
2014 DFS MASTERS OF TIME COLLECTION
This year’s collection of prestigious brands includes: Arnold & Son, Blancpain, Breguet, Breitling, Bulgari, Chopard, Chaumet, Christophe Claret, Corum, Franck Muller, Girard-Perregaux, Glashütte Original, Greubel Forsey, H. Moser & Cie, Hermès, Hublot, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jaquet Droz, Laurent Ferrier, Louis Vuitton, Manufacture Royale, Montblanc, Officine Panerai, Omega, Roger Dubuis, Tiffany & Co., Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels, Zenith and more. Highlights include:
- Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo Tourbillon
- Jaquet Droz’s Bird Repeater Openwork
- Van Cleef & Arpels’ Midnight Planétarium Poetic Complication
- Christophe Claret’s Margot
- Vacheron Constantin’s Métiers d’Art Florilége Collection.
To complement the collection, DFS has selected a panel of three experts within their fields, each with a unique perspective on time and luxury.
Watch expert Benjamin Clymer is the founder and executive editor of men’s luxury watch website, Hodinkee.com: “I’m simply blown away by the range of pieces DFS has assembled for this collection. Watches of this calibre are rarely if ever found in the same place at the same time, so it’s a real treat to be taking part in Masters of Time 2014.”
2013’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year Mark Gee brings this year’s theme of time and space to life through his captivating lense: “I am thrilled to have my series of photographs and time-lapse films show at the DFS Masters of Time event in Macau. This will be the first time my work shows in Asia.”
Renowned jewelry historian Vivienne Becker will help debut a curated collection of fine jewelry pieces at the gala event: “DFS has put together a spectacular and truly impressive collection. I’m honoured to be taking part in this year’s event, especially as this will be a first for the Masters Collection.”
FINE JEWELRY COLLECTION
A curated collection of fine jewelry pieces will debut at the 2014 DFS Masters of Time gala. Highlights include:
- Bulgari’s illuminating Diva collection necklace, bracelet and earrings in 18kt white gold with pave diamonds.
- Chopard’s Haute Joaillerie cinema-inspired Red Carpet collection
- Tiffany’s brilliant Marquise Diamond Cluster necklace set with 325 diamonds, and bracelet set with 135 diamonds in platinum.
The 2014 DFS Masters of Time gala and exhibition on December 6, 2014 at T Galleria Macau by DFS, Shoppes at Four Seasons, is the world’s largest retail collection of fine watches and jewelry featuring over 400 masterpieces from 40 of the world’s leading luxury brands.