Gattinoni Elettra Watch Collection


by John Sealander  

The name means bright, shining, and radiant and that’s exactly what it looks like on your wrist.

Gattinoni WatchesGattinoni has been a major influence in the world of Haute Couture ever since fashion icon Fernanda Gattinoni opened her first atelier in Rome’s Via Marche in 1946. When this famous fashion house launched an exquisite line of fine timepieces at Baselworld in 2010, the fashion world took notice. These were no ordinary watches. They exuded the unique ethereal beauty and femininity that had long been associated with the Gattinoni name.

Buy Gattinoni Elettra Watch CollectionThe spectacular Gattinoni Elettra Collection is everything the brand is famous for. This gorgeous asymmetrical three-hand configuration features a chapter ring encrusted with sparkling Swarovski crystals encircling a stunning epoxy and metal bezel in the shape of a stylized Gattinoni “G”. Everything about this delightfully feminine 36.5 mm timepiece bears the unmistakable Gattinoni style. Even the lugs of this unique watch have been studded with 12 sparkling crystals.

The beautiful black, beige, or silver sunray dial features a Gattinoni logo at 6 o’clock and an artfully offset time display at 12 o’clock. The offset setting crown between two and three o’clock is consistent with the inspired asymmetrical design and is topped with a large white zircon.

These iconic timepieces feature Gattinoni ‘s signature Planetarium dial, which was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings of stars, galaxies, and planets. A Planetarium band completes the inspired design. These unique cloth and leather straps are constructed by cutting the front of the strap from a large oilcloth imprinted with the famous Gattinoni planetarium pattern, which is then married with a strip of premium leather. Every band is different! This technique makes every strap a uniquely beautiful work of art.

Buy Gattinoni Elettra Watch CollectionThis radiant, fashion forward design is powered by a reliable Japanese quartz movement and is water resistant to 99 feet. Like all Gattinoni fine timepieces, the Elettra is a testament to the craftsmanship, affordability, and ethereal femininity that the Gattinoni name has become famous for. To see what one of these bright and shining beauties looks like on your wrist, contact an authorized Gattinoni dealer immediately and ask to see the Elettra Watch Collection.

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 and Swiss 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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The Strikingly Beautiful Gattinoni Mosaic Collection


by John Sealander  

A Timepiece, or a Work of Art? We Think
The Gattinoni Mosaic is Probably Both.

Gattinoni WatchesThe strikingly beautiful Gattinoni Mosaic is unlike any timepiece you have seen before. With fifty sparkling Swarovski crystals surrounding an artfully designed mosaic grill that overlays the trademark Gattinoni “planetarium” patterned dial, this strikingly original three-hand configuration bears the unmistakable Gattinoni style. Fashionistas have been quick to embrace the designs of Gattinoni’s talented Venezuelan designer, Guillermo Mariotto, and the exquisitely detailed Mosaic is one of her finest creations.

Buy Gattinoni Mosaic Watch ColletionThis fabulous 40 mm ladies timepiece is sure to enhance the wrist of any woman who wears it. With its silver sunray dial centered in a unique mosaic lattice that is surrounded by Swarovski crystals, the Gattinoni Mosaic is sure to be noticed wherever you go. The boldly artistic design looks equally fabulous with your dressiest party outfit or casual sportswear.

The Mosaic is powered by a reliable Japanese quartz movement that has been fitted in a beautifully finished stainless steel case that is water resistant to 165 feet. Available in stainless steel or IP yellow gold, each of the fine timepieces in the Mosaic Collection has been equipped with a beautiful textured leather “planetarium” strap that complements the artful dial.

Although the Gattinoni name has been linked to Haute Couture, for over fifty years, these fashionable timepieces are still surprisingly affordable. With special holiday pricing, the Mosaic makes a memorable gift that the special woman in your life will treasure forever.

Buy Gattinoni Mosaic Watch ColletionA Gattinoni timepiece is an essential accessory for any fashion forward woman. If you’d like to make that special lady in your life happy with the gift of a Gattinoni Mosaic under the tree, or if you’re a woman who’d like to experience Gattinoni’s unique mixture of femininity and androgyny for yourself, contact your nearest authorized Gattinoni dealer and reserve your Mosaic watch today.

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 and Swiss 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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Gevril Group Astounded Retailers With a Fantastic Array of Watch Brands at Couture 2013 Las Vegas

by John Sealander  

With many exciting brands in one location, Couture’s Chambertin 2 Ballroom was the place to learn about emerging watch trends.

The annual Couture Show at the luxurious Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas is the most important event of the year for jewelers and luxury goods retailers. It is here that American luxury retailers discover the new and trend-setting items that their customers will be demanding in the year ahead.

At this year’s show, buyers got a chance to get to know some fantastic brands that may be new to North American customers, but are already popular in Europe. Gio Monaco, Jowissa, Viceroy, Gattinoni, and Catorex watches got a lot of attention at Couture 2013, and with the positive buzz they received, these European favorites are destined to become equally popular with fashion-forward American customers.

Giuseppe and Michele Ascione’s Italian flair made a big impression on Couture visitors. Their Gio Monaco brand combines Michele’s engineering expertise with his late brother’s artistic flair to produce some of the most stylistically original watches in recent history. The popular Gio Monaco Hypnos and 101 Collections both received rave reviews from the Couture crowds.

Everyone seemed to love Viceroy’s vibrant Spanish inspired styling. A wide range of celebrities, including Antonio Banderas and Shakira, already wear these popular, sporty watches. After the reception this Spanish brand received from buyers at Couture 2013, it’s a safe bet that they’re going to be appearing on a lot more fashionable wrists in the year ahead.

The ethereal beauty of famed Italian designer Fernanda Gattinoni’s timepieces definitely created a lot of buzz at Couture 2013. There is simply nothing comparable to Gattinoni’s spectacular Planetarium Collection. Each of these beautiful watches was inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings and use stylized images of stars, galaxies, planets and asteroids as metaphors for time. Many industry experts consider Gattinoni’s unique mixture of femininity and androgyny to be the hallmark of today’s “new luxury.”

Jowissa was another popular discovery at the Couture show. Although this company, based in Bettlach, Switzerland, has been making fabulously fashionable timepieces since 1951, it has only recently been discovered by American watch aficionados. European fashionistas describe Jowissa watches as fine jewelry you can wear on your wrist and it’s easy to see why. Many designs feature multi-faceted pyramid cut, tempered mineral glass crystals that glitter like diamonds from every angle. These wrist-worn jewels are the perfect accessories for both dressy and casual situations.

Swiss watchmaker Catorex has been widely recognized for bringing back the pocket watch, with a variety of innovative new designs that have been adapted for the modern world. Pocket watches have been a specialty of the family owned company since its foundation in 1858, and Couture 2013 provided buyers with a great opportunity to re-discover the pocket watch themselves with a variety of great collections on display from the traditional to the Avant-garde.

Gevril Group currently represents all of these popular European brands, and Gevril Group founder Samuel Friedmann was very pleased at the reception they received at Couture 2013. “There is just no substitute for seeing, touching, and admiring a fine timepiece in person,” says Friedmann. “People were amazed at how many fine brands we offer, and a lot of these brands are going to be appearing on people’s wrists in the year 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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Couture 2013 Las Vegas Huge Success for Gevril Group

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by John Sealander  

If you attended the Couture Show this year, it didn’t take long to discover that everything you needed to know about fine timepieces was located in the Chambertin 2 Ballroom.

Couture 2013 is over, but the glitter and shine from this spectacular jewelry and watch show will linger throughout the year. For many attendees, the Couture Show, held every year at the luxurious Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, has become the most important event on their calendar.

For Gevril Group, the Couture Show has become just as essential as the more established Baselworld show in Switzerland. According to Gevril President Samuel Friedmann, Couture is more effective at meeting the needs of North American jewelers and retailers. “This show is mandatory for American luxury retailers,” says Friedmann. These retailers certainly got a treat when they visited The Chambertin 2 Ballroom, home to Gevril Group during the five-day show.

Showcasing some of the industry’s most popular watch brands, Gevril Group’s convenient location, just a few feet away from the Couture registration desk, provided attendees with an unprecedented opportunity to discover emerging trends and hot new fashion ideas. “This was our most successful show ever,” said Gevril Executive Vice President David Yurowitz. “Customers are taking a new look at our company and are very eager to participate in all the projects and brands we have rolled out. The success of Couture 2013 was a record-breaking achievement for Gevril and we see this as a stepping stone for the future of our company.”

Paul Ziff, president of Ferragamo Timepieces in the United States, concurs. “There was a definite buzz in the Chambertin 2 Ballroom as customers and prospects gathered to view our Gevril collection of brands,” says Ziff. “The new Ferragamo Lungarno automatics and the fashion-forward Minuetto line were particularly well received by the press and retailers. Bloomingdales buyers even made a point during their appointment to say that they are very proud and excited to have just launched the Ferragamo timepiece line in eight Bloomingdales locations with more to follow.”

The Versace and Versus displays were both popular destinations for jewelers and retailers. Kari Allen, President of Versace Timepieces for the USA and Caribbean, had her best year ever at Couture. She attributes her success to the great teamwork exhibited by the Gevril staff. “It takes a lot of effort throughout our organization to achieve our goals and I very much appreciate all the support,” says Allen.

Miriam Tress, representing Gevril’s popular Fortis brand, says Gevril Group had lots to be proud of during Couture 2013. “The Chambertin 2 ballroom was exquisite and served as an impressive showcase for a wider variety of watch brands than any other exhibitor, says Miriam. “I observed a constant excitement and buzz in the air from our many current and new customers. You could see respect and admiration for Gevril Group and the values they stand for.”

From the opening night concert by popular rockers Neon Trees, to the highly anticipated Couture Design Awards, Couture 2013 was an event to savor and remember. Once again, Couture was joined by the prestigious Watch Journal to present Couture Time, a carefully curated collection of the world’s finest timepieces.

“There is no substitute for seeing, touching, and admiring one of the most diverse collections of fine timepieces available today,” says Samuel Friedmann. “People are amazed at how many fine brands we offer, and Couture gives us the opportunity to show these customers how we can help build their business, both before and after the sale.”

Las Vegas has always been known for putting on a good show, and Couture 2013 was no exception. This prestigious event has become an essential destination for anyone serious about selling luxury goods. That’s a big reason why Gevril Group plans to be back again next year.

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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