Ferragamo, Versace and Versus to Show at JCK Las Vegas 2016

JCK Las Vegas

by John Sealander  

When North America’s premier jewelry, gem, and timepiece show welcomes three of the world’s leading luxury brands, there’s only one thing you can say. Let the excitement begin!

If you’re a jewelry industry professional, JCK Las Vegas 2016 is already on your calendar. This spectacular event, taking place from June 3 thru June 6, is considered mandatory for leading manufacturers, buyers, retailers, and journalists. Each year over 23,000 retailers and 2,300 exhibitors from around the globe gather at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino to build business relationships, network with their peers, and get a first hand look at the most sought after trends for the coming year.

One of the most popular destinations for JCK 2016 attendees is the spectacular Salvatore Ferragamo, Versace, and Versus Versace display at Booth B34135. Here, in one convenient location, attendees can view the latest from three of the world’s premier luxury brands,

Kari AllenAccording to Kari Allen, US President of Ferragamo, Versace, and Versus Versace Timepieces, there is plenty to get excited about in 2016.

“With major new style introductions, line extensions, and trend setting designs, we are well positioned to have one of our best events ever,” says Allen.

The new collections for 2016 include:

Ferragamo Cuore Collection

The romantic new Ferragamo Cuore is one of the most beautiful ladies timepieces in recent memory. This unique 39 mm two hand configuration features an eye catching and innovative beating heart complication at 6 o’clock. The pulsating heart separates and rejoins once a second for two minutes when the mechanism is activated by pressing the crown. The spectacular dial is decorated with a pattern based on the shape of Ferragamo’s iconic Gancino bag clasp and features a delicate sub-dial encircled with sparking crystals at 11 o’clock to indicate the time.

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Ferragamo FE2020016 Cuore Ferragamo Ferragamo FE2030016 Cuore Ferragamo
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Ferragamo F-80 Motion Collection

The groundbreaking Ferragamo F-80 Motion is the first smartwatch to bear the Salvatore Ferragamo name. This advanced timepiece, powered by a special Swiss made MOMT285-1 movement offers a wide range of intelligent functions, including activity tracking, adaptive coaching, sleep pattern tracking, a smart sleep alarm and time zone synchronization. The 44 mm F-80 Motion brings fashion forward style and state-of-the-art technology together as only Salvatore Ferragamo can. The F-80 Motion is a game changer, delivering traditional F-80 style and craftsmanship, advanced iPhone and Android connectivity, and a battery that lasts over two years.

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Ferragamo FAZ010016 F-80 Motion Ferragamo FAZ020016 F-80 Motion
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Versace Revive Collection

The sophisticated and refined Versace Revive adds a new level of elegance to the brand’s iconic appeal. Available in a 35 mm ladies model and a unisex 41 mm chronograph, this distinctive timepiece is the perfect accessory to enhance any occasion. Featuring the Versace Medusa at 12 o’clock on a mother of pearl and engraved dial, the Versace logo repeated on the bezel, and the classic Greek Key design on the available link bracelet, these stylish additions to the Versace timepiece line are everything you’d expect from one of the world’s most renowned fashion icons.

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Versace VAI050016 Revive Versace VAJ050016 Revive Chrono
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Versace V Diver Collection

The versatile Versace V Diver isn’t just another pretty face. It is actually a fully functional timepiece for real divers with a water resistance of 660 feet. A genuine tool watch with Versace’s iconic style is a rarity in today’s world, but fashionable function is exactly what the V Diver delivers. Featuring a bi-directional ceramic bezel, a 47 mm brushed stainless steel case, and a precision Swiss made quartz movement, the V Diver is ready for anything.

There is also a special limited edition version of the V Diver available, powered a Swiss made ETA 2824T automatic mechanical movement. The watch comes equipped with a beautiful two-tone stainless steel and ceramic bracelet, which can be quickly exchanged for an included black silicon strap. This ergonomically designed timepiece looks equally fabulous around town or under the water. It might be the only watch you ever need.

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Versace VAK040016 V-Diver Versace VAL010016 V-Diver Automatic
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Versus Versace V Carnaby Street Collection

Carnaby Street has become synonymous with London’s swinging 60’s. As a tribute to this time of innovation and fun, Versus Versace has introduced the V-Carnaby Street Collection. The diminutive 32 mm ladies timepiece is available in two fashion forward editions with a total of 12 different color combinations. The distinctive two-hand configuration can be equipped with a colorful leather strap emblazoned with Versus lions that completely surrounds a matching sunray dial and doesn’t require traditional lugs. Alternately, the V Carnaby Street takes on a dressier appearance with an available sculptured stainless steel bracelet. These fun, and fashionably irreverent timepieces provides a perfect way to show the world that you’re a free spirit who is a dedicated follower of fashion.

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Versus SCG030016 V-Carnaby Street Versus SCG060016 V-Carnaby Street
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Versus Versace Fire Island Collection

New York’s famous Fire Island has been a destination for trendsetters for decades. To celebrate the island’s hip, relaxed lifestyle, Versus Versace created the Fire Island Collection. These colorful and imaginative designs feature a soft, lightweight one-piece silicon case and band with a matching 3D silicon dial. The Versus lion and a series of iconic Versus studs have been molded directly into the three-dimensional silicon band for a totally unique appearance. This colorful, affordably fun collection represents Versus Versace at their very best. These whimsical timepieces are more than a fashion accessory; they are an extension of your personality.

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Versus SOQ070016 Fire Island Versus SOQ090016 Fire Island
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Something for everyone at Booth B34135

JCK Las Vegas 2016 not only provides an opportunity for buyers and retailers to see what’s new from Ferragamo, Versace, and Versus by Versace timepieces, it’s also a great place to plan your entire marketing year. Be sure to stop by Booth B34135 in the JCK Luxury Exhibit area and view all the current offerings from these legendary brands.

Timepieces from Gevril, GV2, Just Cavalli, Johan Eric and Haurex can be viewed by special request. Arrange a viewing by email or by calling 917-940-5464.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the exclusive US representative for select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sports timepieces at a wide range of price points. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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Versace and Versus Watches Wow JCK Las Vegas 2015

by John Sealander  

When Versace and Versus, two of the world’s favorite timepiece brands attend the jewelry industry’s most important event, it’s a recipe for excitement and sales. Although the annual JCK Show at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas is over for another year, the excitement the show generated will last for months to come. A big part of this excitement originated at the all-new Versace and Versus booth.

Versace and Versus Booths Versus Tokyo and Logo Watches
Versace and Versus Booths Versus Tokyo and Logo Watches on Display
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Versace Watches Display Showing the V-Metal Icon
Customers Check Out the Versace Watches Display Customer Being Shown the Versace V-Metal Icon Collection
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According to Kari Allen, President of Versace Timepieces USA, their new booth at the show was a big hit and retailers are already excited about showcasing new Versace and Versus timepieces collections during the upcoming Fall and Holiday shopping season.

There was plenty to get excited about this year, with important new collections from both Versace and their youthful sister company, Versus by Versace. Additionally, a whole new line of Versace writing instruments made their JCK debut this year.


Versace DV-25 Collection

Versace WatchesThe stunning new DV-25 may well be the ultimate dress and cocktail watch. Created and worn by Donatella Versace herself, this 30×30 mm square design redefines the House of Versace in a fresh and completely modern way. This opulent two-hand configuration pairs the familiar Versace studs and Greek key motif with sparkling diamond indices.

A special limited edition adds additional diamonds on the top ring for a luxurious fashion forward look. There is even a one-of-a-kind DV-25 created expressly for Donatella to wear that embellishes an 18 kt solid gold case with 28 brilliant baguette cut diamonds on the top ring.

Versace DV-25 Watches Display at JCK Las Vegas
Versace DV-25 Watches
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Versace V-Metal Icon Collection

The reimagined Versace V-Metal Icon Collection features intriguing floating hands, which seem to move around the dial without being mechanically attached. To create this illusion, these mysterious hands are mounted on transparent rotating crystal disks that are encircled by a beautiful gourmette bezel, inspired by a traditional Italian curb link chain.

With an iconic Versace Medusa at the center of the dial and a concentric Greek key motif on the rehaut ring, this amazing watch celebrates Versace’s Italian heritage with a modern, fashion forward look.

Versace V-Metal Icon Watches Display at JCK Las Vegas
Versace V-Metal Icon Watches Display at JCK Las Vegas
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Versace V-Race GMT Collection

The sophisticated 46 mm Versace V-Race GMT has quickly become the global traveler’s best friend. This boldly masculine timepiece features a red tipped GMT hand that can be used to track a second time zone, along with a blue tipped alarm hand to indicate your designated alarm time.

With its elongated big date window at 6 o’clock and small running seconds dial at 2 o’clock, this inspired design is easily the most fashionable way to tame the world’s 40 time zones. The attention to detail on this superb dual time zone watch is a testament to the uncompromising quality and craftsmanship that the House of Versace if famous for.

Versace V-Race GMT Watches at JCK Las Vegas
Versace V-Race GMT Watches at JCK Las Vegas
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Versace V-Helix Collection

The unique shape of the new Versace V-Helix definitely caught the eye of this year’s JCK visitors. The artful, asymmetrical dial features raised bar indices arranged in a delicate spiral pattern surrounding an inner minute scale. The stunning 39 mm two-hand configuration is embellished with a beautiful guilloché pattern on the dial with Clou de Paris detailing.

This iconic timepiece features the Versace Medusa at 6 o’clock and is fitted with a stunning quilted leather strap embossed with an intricate geometric pattern. The signature model in this stunning new collection features a dazzling bezel studded with genuine diamonds.

Versus Tokyo Crystal Collection

Versus WatchesThe reimagined Versus Tokyo Crystal Collection provided JCK visitors with a convincing example of why Versus is considered to be the rock and roll soul of Versace. This youthful and amazingly affordable fashion accessory features a double row of sparkling crystals set in a segmented bezel surrounding a beautiful silver sunray dial.

The bold 44 mm stainless steel case can be fitted with a comfortable caoutchouc strap or a matching stainless steel bracelet. For a sporty look, there is even a chronograph version of the Tokyo Crystal available with three sub-dials for timing events.

Versus Tokyo Watches at JCK Las Vegas
Versus Tokyo Watches at JCK Las Vegas
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Versus Bayside Collection

The sporty and sophisticated Bayside Collection adds a new dimension to Versus youthful, fashion forward appeal. Available in 38 mm and 42 mm versions, this distinctive three-hand configuration features a bezel with three rows of Versace studs surrounding a beautifully detailed geometric patterned dial. With two distinct sizes, blue, black, silver, and rose gold dial options and a variety of handsome straps and bracelets, there is a Bayside that’s perfect for just about everybody.

Versus Bayside Watches at JCK Las Vegas
Versus Bayside Watches at JCK Las Vegas
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Versace Writing Instruments

Versace Writing Instruments are the latest addition to the growing Versace family of clothing, home goods, shoes, and accessories that define today’s latest styles. These superbly crafted ballpoint and rollerball pens combine Italian styling with Versace’s legendary craftsmanship.

There are three collections of precision writing instruments available, all designed to add the allure of the House of Versace to your signature and written communications.

Versace Writing Instruments at JCK Las Vegas
Versace Writing Instruments at JCK Las Vegas
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Versace Cosmos ballpoint pens have a smooth black or white barrel that retracts with a twist and is accompanied with IP yellow gold or stainless steel caps and tips. The Versace logo is engraved on the top of the barrel and there is an iconic Medusa head on the top of the cap.

The Versace Astrea ballpoint pen, available in rose gold, IP brown, IP black, and stainless steel, adds a bit more embellishment to the Cosmos design with a lovely guilloché pattern on the barrel and a Greek key motif engraved on the clip.

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Versace VR601 0014 Cosmos Versace VR705 0014 Astrea Versace VR804 0014 Olympia
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The Versace Olympia rollerball pans are composed of a special lightweight resin that is available in a variety of fashion forward colors. The Olympia pens are available with stainless steel or IP gold embellishments and a special version features a repeating Greek key motif engraved on the cap. All three of these distinctive writing instruments are manufactured to the highest quality standards and will provide a lifetime of writing pleasure.

And Much, Much More.

2015 was a big year for Versus and Versace at JCK. In addition to the collections mentioned above, Versace also introduced its impressive new Dylos Lady and Chronograph, Khai, Day Glam, and Leda Collections, along with crowd favorites like the Versace Vanitas and Vanity. Versus also featured the colorful Fire Island Collection, along with favorites like the Versus Logo, Sertie, Manhasset, Roslyn, and Sunnyridge Collections.

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Meeting to Discuss the New Versace Watches Versus Watches Display at JCK Las Vegas
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After the success of this year’s show in Las Vegas, Versus and Versace are looking forward to a lot of fabulous timepieces appearing on fashion forward wrists in the weeks and months to come.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, watchmaker and wholesale watch distributor, is the exclusive U.S. agent for exquisitely designed and crafted European luxury and fashion watch brands, distributing and servicing some of the best affordable luxury watches, Swiss made watches and trendy fashion watches. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair, staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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Ferragamo, Versace and Versus to Show at JCK Las Vegas 2015

JCK Las Vegas

by John Sealander  

The jewelry industry’s premier event welcomes three of the world’s premier timepiece brands.

For over 130 years, Jewelers’ Circular Keystone magazine has been the industry authority, keeping jewelry and watch retailers, manufacturers, and vendors up-to-date about important industry issues and style trends impacting their business. As part of their ongoing efforts to inform and educate the industry, Jewelers’ Circular Keystone sponsors the annual JCK Show at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

JCK Las Vegas has become the leading jewelry event in North America. This is where the industry will gather May 26 to June 1, 2015 to view the latest creations from leading designers and learn about the trends that will shape the year ahead.

Paul Ziff“We are very pleased to participate in this year’s JCK show in Las Vegas,” says Paul Ziff, US Representative for Ferragamo Timepieces. “The opportunity to present our newest collections of Swiss made Ferragamo timepieces surrounded by the energy and excitement of Las Vegas is always a highlight of the year. We look forward to meeting with our many long term business partners and to introducing others into the world of Ferragamo luxury watches.”

Kari AllenKari Allen, US Representative for Versace and Versus Timepieces agrees. “Versace has long been known as a leader in the world of glamor and fashion,” says Allen. “The evolution of Versace watches has demonstrated a perfect balance between the classical Swiss made and modern Italian design. Sharing the 2015 collections with retailers in Las Vegas is especially meaningful this year as we celebrate 25 years of Versace Watches.”

Ms. Allen adds, “Versus Versace Watches are the true rock and roll soul of Versace. Versus Versace Watches present a fashion-forward collection at an accessible retail price point of $95 to $400. The Versus Versace Watch Collection is an artistic force that anticipates new trends and evokes the qualities of a self-confident, dynamic, and modern fashion-enthusiast. We look forward to sharing the 2015 collections with retailers in Las Vegas.”

Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces

All three of these premier fashion brands have plenty to get the crowds at JCK Las Vegas excited. Ferragamo will introduce new sport and ladies models of their popular F-80 line, along with the highly anticipated Varina and Gancino Chic Collections. The iconic Varina pays homage to Ferragamo’s classic Vara Pump and Varina Ballet Flat, and the Gancino Chic is a tribute to Salvatore Ferragamo’s legendary craftsmanship with a unique cuff style band crafted from the finest Italian leather.

Versace Timepieces

Not to be outdone, Versace will be introducing its impressive new Dylos Collection featuring a unique octagonal case and the artful use of Versace’s iconic symbols and themes. Also making their debut at JCK are the beautifully proportioned Day Glam Chrono and an ultra-exclusive DV-25 adorned with 28 brilliant baguette-cut diamonds that was designed for and worn by Donatella Versace herself.

Versus Versace Timepieces

Versus comes to JCK with several crowd pleasers, including the colorfully irreverent Fire Island Collection. These beautiful, soft silicon creations are sure to be a hit with younger visitors and buyers. Joining the exciting Fire Island Collection at JCK are a reimagined Tokyo Collection, the sophisticated Bayside Collection and the reimagined Versus Logo.

Gevril Group represents Versace, Ferragamo and Versus in the US and the Caribbean and is proud to bring these premier fashion brands to the jewelry industry’s premier trade show. If the initial reaction to these exciting new collections is any indication, a lot of the fabulous timepieces making their debut at JCK are going to begin appearing on customer’s wrists in the weeks and months ahead.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group is the exclusive US representative for select European watch brands, distributing and servicing luxury, fashion and sports timepieces at a wide range of price points. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair department staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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