This article was written and contributed by journalist Simon Lazarus, a published writer in several key markets including the UK, Europe and the US.
It’s time for Diane Kruger to take centrestage. The German born actress and former model has recently been chosen to front luxury watch brand Jaeger-LeCoultre and their new collection of ladies watches.
Kruger is famous for playing a number of roles on the silver screen. This includes the spy from Inglorious Basterds not to mention Helen in the epic blockbuster Troy both starring Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt. She’s as youthful as ever at age 36.
JLC Rendez-Vous Collection
The impressive line-up of more than 30 female watches from the Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous stable has been inspired by the Art Deco period.
Ever surprising and a symbol of all those free spirited women out there, Rendez-Vous is a tribute to expert craftsmanship. Stretching back 180 years of watchmaking, JLC’s high end items are genuine collectibles among watch aficionados.
Rendez-Vous Night and Day
They have also been responsible for creating some of the most intricate watches of their time including the Reverso Grande Complication à Triptyque as well as the incredibly accurate Master Grande Tradition à Tourbillon.
Meanwhile, highlights of this fabulous new selection feature the feminine yet ornate Rendez-Vous Night & Day. This includes an innovative day and night indicator found at the 6 o’clock mark, while detailing comes in the form of the delicate Florale hands.
You can admire the oversized Arabic type numerals around the dial as well as enjoying numerous alternatives such as full guilloche and veneered mother-of-pearl.
The bezel does not disappoint either which comes fully set with diamonds. You can make a Rendez-Vous with this little beauty which is available in stainless steel, 18 carat pink gold or 18 carat white gold.
JLC Rendez-Vous Tourbillon
The Rendez-Vous Tourbillon is designed for those women who really do appreciate superlative watchmaking. It provides a self-winding movement as well as a tourbillon. This unique piece depicts a coiling heart beating every second and inlaid with exquisite gold, diamonds and mother-of-pearl.
Another example of attention to detail can be found in the highly sought after Rendez-Vous Night/Day watch.
Highlights of this good looking timepiece include a gorgeous interpretation of the moon, stars and the sun located in the opening at 6 o’ clock. Look out for the gleaming 60 Wesselton VVSI diamond brilliants on the bezel which can be found on every watch which will provide the ultimate glitz to your evening.
Rendez-Vous Wild Rose
Although the Night/Day watch is automatic, they have also produced a quartz date setting. Other versions are set to be released in the coming months such as the Wild Rose model that offers a dial made entirely from mother-of-pearl, an attractive rose patterned design and a striking Tourbillon Enamel piece.
Why not take time to reflect on just a handful of these beautiful pieces.