INFLUX Studio was founded by Laura Lan, a professional mechanical watch critic. It is engaged in professional consultants, lectures, articles and creative solutions in the field of boutiques, clocks and culture. There are several points to be measured by women when purchasing watches, one of which is to find the most suitable personality. On this premise, consider which classic designs on the market are in line with their needs. Beautiful designs always get more resonance in the market, and designs that can still be welcomed by the market after the test of time are not far away from classics. In some classic women’s watch series on the market, we have selected several classic designs for women with different personalities and needs. In fact, in addition to buying a good-looking watch, choose a watch that suits your personality, lifestyle and philosophy. It is also an important link that should be considered. The following models are recommended according to the alphabetical order of the brands, and I hope that they can provide some reference for women when buying watches. ① 18K white gold case diameter 39.5mm, 18K white gold strap with folding buckle, crown inlaid with a pink convex sapphire, equipped with 5201 manual winding self-produced movement, reference price 339,000 yuan. Audemars Piguet’s Millennium series models have a distinctive shell shape. The 3D three-dimensional structure of the horizontal oval case with an eccentric dial, the rigid and flexible design is suitable for contemporary more neutral women. The Audemars Piguet Millennium series is also one of the few models on the market equipped with an oval movement. The half-hollowed dial on the left side fully exposes the balance wheel escapement on the front of the watch. In particular, the style with a metal braided strap not only presents nostalgic elegance, it is also particularly comfortable to wear. ②Stainless steel case diameter 28mm, stainless steel Tubogas bracelet, crown inlaid with a convex egg-faced pink gemstone, black lacquered dial with diamond hour markers, equipped with quartz movement, reference price 44,200 RMB. (Photo: Kyle Kuo) Bulgari’s Lvcea series may not understand the uniqueness of this series at first glance. It looks like a flat round shell design. In fact, the distinctive points and design are concentrated on the crown design. . The crown of Lvcea is embedded with a large pink gem, and the base supporting the gem is directly embedded in the case and integrated with the case. This design actually adds a lot to the production of the case. Trouble-making process, but also because the crown design of the convex gemstone makes it easier to open the crown, you don’t have to worry about hurting your beautiful nails. The Lvcea halo watch is a Tubogas bracelet with Bulgari’s iconic craftsmanship. It is also a wristwatch, which is more suitable for women to wear in different clothing styles and occasions. ③White ceramic with stainless steel case diameter 38mm, with ceramic bracelet and white lacquered dial, equipped with Caliber 12.1 automatic winding movement, waterproof 200 meters, reference price 42,600 RMB. (Photo: Kyle Kuo) The Chanel J12 series, which has a 20-year history, is one of the most successful examples of fashion brands attacking the watch industry. The pure black or white ceramic material, combined with the design based on the diving case type, has long been a classic representative in the hearts of many women. The white J12 is particularly prominent in all white watches, mainly because Chanel’s white ceramic color is saturated with fat and white jade cream, and the saturated white is matched with the iconic J12 shell, even for women who are not interested in watches. Can’t escape its fashion charm. This year, Chanel made some minor changes to the J12. The layout of the disk is wider, and the numbers, time scales and fonts have been redesigned. The denser groove around the bezel and the slightly shrinking crown make the whole look more delicate and delicate. The most gratifying thing should be the movement of the back. ④ The case size of rose gold is 35.4 x 30.4 mm. The case is set with 62 diamonds and gold-plated dial. It is equipped with GP03300-0149 automatic winding movement. There are two important principles in the design of a good female watch: it looks good, and it makes women look better. Girard Perregaux’s cat’s eye series is Girard Perregaux’s most important women’s watch series. The cat’s eye is named for the design of the oval case, and the second is to emphasize the feminine character like cat eyes. At 9 o’clock, this cat-eye series spring plum watch adds a constantly turning golden flower (second hand). This cute little attractive design that attracts women is a big plus for highlighting female characteristics. The faint flashes are not only romantic but also charming and mysterious. ⑤ Rose gold case size 40.8 x 26 mm, the case is set with 150 diamonds, shiny alligator leather strap with rose gold pin buckle, equipped with quartz movement, reference price 119,800 yuan. (Photo: Kyle Kuo) The more special the shell design, the more it tests the aesthetics and the consumer acceptance. The new Galop d’Hermes series watch launched by Hermès is operated by the cutting-edge designer Ini Archibong and inspired by horse stables, creating a unique structure with a narrow upper and lower width, smooth lines and a novel case. Because this is the designer’s first timepiece design, it can be unconstrained in shape and break away from the contours of traditional watch shapes. The result is this vibrant, bold, yet elegant Galop d’Hermes. series. Which classic design does not start with a unique adventure? ⑥Stainless steel case diameter 36mm, blue Santoni crocodile leather strap, equipped with 35800 self-winding movement, high precision moon phase function, reference price 64,600 RMB. (Model: IW459306; Photography: Kyle Kuo) If you want to talk about IWC’s women’s watches, some people may think that Portofino is the symbolic representative, but the Da Vinci series can actually highlight the unique neutral characteristics of IWC. Suitable for intellectual and professional women. In terms of appearance, the Da Vinci series has more delicate outlines, including round bezel grinding without sharp corners, grooves on the side of the case with movable lugs, and shell-shaped sides that are retracted from the bezel to the bottom. The details are very delicate, making the Da Vinci series overall three-dimensional. In a world of women’s watches that highlights the feminine femininity, the Da Vinci series shines with its own intellectual beauty. ⑦Stainless steel case diameter 29mm, bezel set with diamonds, stainless steel bracelet, equipped with 967A automatic movement, day and night display window at 6 o’clock, reference price 104,000 yuan. (Photo: Kyle Kuo) Jaeger-LeCoultre’s dating series is strictly a women’s watch design, with an appropriate round case, sharp and polished lugs, and modern Arabic numeral fonts. The self-developed self-made movement is suitable for petty females who are pursuing career success and methodical. And Jaeger-LeCoultre gives the dating series a practical day and night display function. The soft design points out the romantic feelings hidden in the hearts of every woman.抛光 Stainless steel polished case diameter 36mm, silver white guilloché dial with 8 diamonds, blue grain calf leather strap, equipped with MB 29.17 automatic movement. (Model: 119938) The design style of Montblanc’s Baoxi series is simple and plain, which is quite suitable for women with a low-key, demure personality and a bit of intellectuality. Women who like simple functions can choose an automatic style with a date window. The most distinctive style in all Baoxi series is the day and night display with a large moon-shaped window in the center of the plate. The most practical one is the month. Full-calendar watch with moon, moon phase and date display, with 8 diamonds on the dial, adding a delicate and feminine atmosphere to the Baoxi series. Overall, the Baoxi series is quite good in terms of pricing, movement performance and design. s Choice. ⑨18K white gold case diameter 32mm, bezel set with 42 diamonds, black short stable crocodile leather strap, equipped with quartz movement, reference price 400,000 RMB. Although started as a movement factory, Piaget’s achievements in women’s jewelry design are not inferior to professional watchmaking, and can even be said to be even better. Because of her expertise in women’s jewelry design, Piaget’s women’s watches can better capture women’s needs, and especially meet the elegant tastes of high-end women. Piaget’s Limelight Gala series has a long, asymmetrical lug wrapped case, as if the upper and lower spirals are intertwined into a circle, and the bezel lugs are set with gradient-cut diamonds, which shine gorgeously and brightly, making Limelight Gala even more attractive It’s memorable, just like the dazzling protagonist at the prom. ⑩Gold and oystersteel case diameter 31 mm, gold-steel commemorative bracelet, equipped with 2236 automatic winding movement, waterproof 100 meters. (Model: 278273; Photography: Vivian Tsai) Rolex Datejust is undoubtedly a model of classic watches in terms of functionality and aesthetics. In 1945, the date window was placed at 3 o’clock for the first time and the design of a convex lens was added. The high-performance self-winding movement is housed in a highly waterproof oyster case with a triangular pit pattern bezel and other elements, making the Datejust date model one of the most recognizable models for decades. For ladies who do n’t know how to choose a watch, the classic King Rolex is definitely the right choice, especially the new Datejust 31 mm model uses the first olive green face plate with oyster steel and gold staggered commemorative chain With the Roman numeral 6 inlaid with diamonds, the strength, appearance, performance and classicity are all in one place. Honed and frosted steel case diameter 32 mm, frosted gold outer ring, with gold steel five-row link bracelet, equipped with 2824 self-winding movement, waterproof 150 meters. (Model: 79585; Photography: Vivian Tsai) In recent years, the Biwan series has successfully become the representative of Tudor’s series, and has gradually moved towards the classic road with the enrichment of the series. Women who feel that they can’t control the sports model but prefer this design, in fact, they can consider the Biwan type 32 gold steel model with a non-rotating outer ring. It is more suitable for women’s daily wear in terms of appearance and size. It is a good choice for women. The bezel and chain are partially made of gold, which is also suitable for work or formal occasions. If you think that 32 mm is too small, there are 36 mm diameter styles to choose from, and it also has a champagne color surface. The plate is more dazzling overall. ▼ Join Lola’s Circle of Friends ▼ Search for daxiedeluola Lola’s WeChat, enter Lola’s circle of friends, and have the opportunity to join the Lola’s friends group.
Christie’s Hong Kong presented the first Christie’s Art Forum this fall, including a guided tour of Asian contemporary art, a lecture by the Barnes Foundation, and a seminar on ‘East-West Communication and Interaction’. Christie’s will hold pre-shows in nine major cities in Asia before the autumn auction. The focus of this season includes the collection of Chinese classical furniture and contemporary Chinese ink painting exhibitions that have appeared in Asian auctions for the first time. Christie’s Art Forum
5From October 5th to 7th, Christie’s will provide a guided tour of Asian 20th century and contemporary art in the exhibition hall of Central Office in Hong Kong. At the same time, Christie’s launched a series of activities in cooperation with the Barnes Foundation. Judith F. Dolkart, deputy director of the Foundation’s artwork and collection series and director of the Ghent family art museum, will be visiting Hong Kong to discuss Pakistan through the lecture ‘A Artist’s Eye: Albert Barnes and Educational Experiments’. Dr. Ens’s unique collection and display methods; In addition, Judith F. Dolkart will also participate in a seminar entitled ‘The Language of Art Without Borders’ hosted by Mr. Zhang Dingyuan, International Director of Christie’s Asia 20th Century and Contemporary Art Department, to explore different styles How do western and eastern cultures inspire each other and share insights on the interaction and integration of eastern and western contemporary art.
5October 5 to 7 (Friday to Sunday): 11 am and 3 pm Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art Guided Tour
October 6 (Saturday): 2 to 3 pm ‘Looking at from the Artist’s Perspective: Albert Barnes and Educational Experiments’ Lecture
6October 6 (Saturday): 3.45 to 4.45 pm ‘The Language of Art Without Borders’ Symposium
重点 Highlights of Autumn Auctions
一系列 From October 13th to November 16th, a series of autumn auction treasures will be on tour in nine major Asian cities. The 2012 Autumn Auction will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 23 to 28.
Christie’s this fall brings again the works of modern and contemporary masters such as Zao Wou-ki, Zhang Xiaogang and Gunawan; the focus of ancient and modern Chinese painting and calligraphy is the works of Zhang Daqian and Wang Liben; and the notable works in the category of Chinese porcelain and crafts include Private lacquer wares from private collectors, such as the rhinoceros and cloud pattern sunflower petals, as well as the blue and white dragon cloud cover jars of the Yongzheng period of the Qing Dynasty, and the Chinese classical furniture collection debuting in Asian auctions; other rare items include Audemars Piguet and Patek Philippe Famous watches, a pair of 23-carat or more pear-shaped Colombian emerald earrings and Myanmar natural violet emerald bead necklaces; famous wines include the Hermitage “La Chapelle” from the Rhone Valley in 1961, and the Burgundy Parker Village 2000 Fine wine. Christie’s Hong Kong will host up to 50 rare and classic pieces of furniture at the first Chinese furniture auction this year, all from several prominent American private collectors. Among them are a pair of Huanghuali Wanli cabinets at the beginning of the Qing Dynasty and a pair of rosewood torch palace lantern stands, both of which appeared for the first time in Asia. These classic pieces of furniture are becoming harder to find and rare.
In addition, Christie’s will also launch Hong Kong’s first contemporary Chinese ink painting exhibition during the autumn auction. All exhibits are not for sale. Through a series of artists’ works, the audience is invited to explore the contemporary face and diverse display of Chinese ink painting, and re-examine this traditional art from a modern perspective.