As part of a new collaboration with Jacob & Co., the haute horlogerie and jewelry maison prized by celebrity collectors and connoisseurs worldwide, Watches of Switzerland and select MAYORS boutiques will exclusively offer the new limited edition Jacob & Co. Epic X Chrono Sky Blue for an 8-week period beginning today.
"We are constantly striving to raise the bar and deliver breakthrough experiences for our clients," says David Hurley, Executive Vice President of the Watches of Switzerland Group US. "This exciting partnership with Jacob & Co. gives us the opportunity to not only showcase exceptional and exclusive timepieces, but reinforce our reputation as the premiere destination for watch lovers."
"Watches of Switzerland is one of our most important retail partners, so when they approached us to collaborate with them on this limited edition project, we were happy to"
Jacob Arabo also said "Just as we have revolutionized watch creation, Watches of Switzerland has changed the face of watch retail. We really enjoyed creating this special timepiece, the Epic X Sky Blue Chrono, exclusively for Watches of Switzerland."
The new timepiece is the latest version of Jacob & Co.'s celebrated Epic X Chrono line and features an alluring blue mineral crystal dial with rose gold accents, set in a 47mm Grade 5 titanium and 18K rose gold case. The semi-skeleton column wheel bi-compax self-winding movement features 260 components and offers a 48-hour power reserve. Its sky blue pushers, crown and open-worked rubber strap give the watch a distinctive look that appeals to both men and women. Limited to 180 pieces, the Jacob & Co.
Epic X Chrono Sky Blue retails for $48,000.
For the debut, the Watches of Switzerland flagship at Hudson Yards will also showcase the Epic X Chrono Bugatti and Epic X Chrono Messi Limited Edition timepieces. In addition, visitors to the boutique will have an opportunity to experience an exceptional collection of ultra-rare Jacob & Co. haute horlogerie models, including the Astronomia Dragon, Astronomia Solar Baguette, Twin Turbo Furious, Fleurs de Jardin, and the Brilliant Arlequino Pastel.
The partnership with Jacob & Co. is the first in a series of exclusive collaborations planned for 2020 that will continue to deliver unique and compelling activations for both Watches of Switzerland and MAYORS customers. Additional details will be announced in the coming months.