Reintroducing the Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île
The watch connoisseur's haven
Paying tribute to its roots, the Quai de l’Île is named after the historical site of Vacheron Constantin. First launched in 2008, three versions of the Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île have preceded the latest. The newest model is fitted with the winning attributes of those that came before — all in a stainless steel finish and the new Manufacture self-winding Caliber 5100.
The structured stainless steel case is a promise of lightweight comfort and sturdiness. Its 'shape in shape' design consists of a round bezel, a cushion-type case and a tonneau (barrel) caseband. The novel concept creates an aesthetic further amplified by light dancing across alternating polished and satin-brushed finishes. Following which, the Calibree 5100 — entirely designed, developed and crafted by Vacheron Constantin — is added into the mix to outfit the horologic number for an active lifestyle, given its excellent resistance to impacts. The movement of the timepiece, down to its finishes, is a piece of art as much as it is a horological feat — a demonstration of reliability and aesthetics.
The Hallmark of Geneva-certified Quai de l’Île spans 41mm in diameter and is available in a silver-toned or black opaline dial, with 18K gold hour and minute hands and date punctuated by luminescent indications for optimal legibility. The Calibre 5100 offers 60 hours of power reserve and is visible through the transparent sapphire crystal caseback. The look of the Vacheron Constantin Quai de l’Île is completed with a brown hand-stitched alligator leather strap.
The Quai de l’Île collection is available in Vacheron Constantin boutiques at Ion Orchard and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.
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