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Seiko unveils next generation technology in “Sportura”, “Premier” and “Spring Drive” CollectionsSeiko Watch Corporation, the leading global watch manufacturer, announced its foray in India by unveiling a wide range of its latest premium international wrist watches through the “Sportura”, “Premier” and “Spring Drive” collections.Seiko wrist watches embody precision, high-end technology for split second accuracy and superior craftsmanship.

Announcing Seiko’s foray in India, Shinji Hattori, President and CEO of Seiko Watch Corporation said, “Watches are our passion. It is what drives us to be different and distinctive from other brands. Over the last 126 years of our history, we have developed a wider range of watchmaking skills than any other maker”.

Adding to this, Atushi Kaneko, Managing Director, Seiko Watch India said, “Our watches set standards in the international watch market with cutting edge technology, differentiated design and superior craftsmanship”.

Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan, Longines Ambassadress of Elegance, visits Roland GarrosLongines was very proud to welcome its Ambassadress of Elegance Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan at the French Open in Roland Garros. She was very excited to watch the quarter final game between Roger Federer (Switzerland) and Tommy Roberdo (Spain) on the Philippe-Chatrier court. She watched the match with Penelope Vincent Trechot, Head of Marketing, Longines.She also had the opportunity to meet the Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi just before he took off for the tennis court for his quarter final double’s game.

“This is my first live tennis tournament and I am delighted to be here with Longines”, Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan said.

With its rich sporting heritage and elegant positioning, the Swiss brand Longines finds its perfect match in Roland Garros for whom it is the new official partner and timekeeper this year.





Jaeger-LeCoultre launches the Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm ’46’ Valentino Rossi Edition in IndiaJaeger-LeCoultre announced the launch of its signature collection of watches, endorsed by MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi. The Master Compressor Extreme W-Alarm ’46’, Valentino Rossi Edition, was unveiled at the Jaeger-LeCoultre Boutique, The Oberoi, New Delhi by Nicolas Baretzki, International Director, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Switzerland and Gurinder Sahni, Chief Executive, Jot Impex, India.

Adding glamour to the launch event, super models, Joey Mathew and Sapna Kumar flaunted this exquisite range of high performance timepieces. Speaking on the occasion, Nicolas Baretzki, said “India as a market for luxury watches is growing rapidly and will remain our area of focus”. Elaborating on the launch, Gurinder Sahni, said “We plan to increase our presence by opening new boutiques and strengthening the distribution of our watches in key metros across the country”.

Raymond Weil unveils newest collection in Mykonos, the hippest of Cyclades Greek islandsOlivier Bernheim, President and CEO of Raymond Weil and his son Pierre, Area Sales Director and RW Club Director, hosted over 300 guests at a gala party in the famous Greek island, Mykonos to unveil the brand’s newest collections.

The glamorous show took place at the beautiful pool setting of the most luxurious hotel of the island, Saint John Hotel to unveil the new look, campaigns and latest collections presented at Baselworld 2007. The show began with a unique performance, by 4Tissimo, a female quartet of four classically trained musicians, performing on electric violins, viola and cello, firing up classical music. A bikini and haute couture fashion show, with the participation of country’s top models, went on to feature Raymond Weil watches. The highlight of the evening was the performance by the Israeli group Tararam with choreographed body drumming and live vocals.