With just two weeks left for Basel world 2011, Manufacture Rodolphe Cattin unveils two new original collections INFINITELY FEMININE For Women & EXCLUSIVELY MASCULINE Single Push-piece Chronograph For Men.
The highly eclectic feminine collection from Manufacture Rodolphe Cattin comprises of timepieces with slender cases ranging from 28 mm to 40 mm, including a very elegant model with a diameter of 34 mm.
In steel or pink gold, with or without diamonds or set with a Tutti Frutti explosion of coloured stones, these timepieces are just waiting to be discovered and worn. Designer Rodolphe Cattin has harnessed his distinctive creative talent and efforts to come up with a unique design unlike any other women’s watch.
INFINITELY FEMININE for women model aims for pure sophistication with a cushion-shaped 28 mm x 21 mm curved case in polished pink gold. The crown perfectly matches the bubbles the replace the horns and house the black alligator-skin strap, complete with folding clasp.
The sapphire crystal features an anti-reflective coating. The black mother-of-pearl dial is understated and refined, graced with Arabic numerals and pink-gold hands with polished facets. A quartz movement displays the hours and minutes.
This highly imaginative feminine model would not be complete without its male counterpart, also designed by Rodolphe Cattin. The modern case middle, featuring an impressive 45 mm diameter, is graced with a very understated dial in black mother-of-pearl with a large time display and claw-shaped horns. These details have been developed by Rodolphe Cattin without the slightest concession to the way other men’s watches look.
EXCLUSIVELY MASCULINE single push-piece chronograph featuring a steel case, curved sapphire crystal and self-winding movement from the Concepto Manufacture. The dial sports hours and minutes functions, a small-seconds hand at 9 o’clock, a minutes counter at 3 o’clock, the date at 6 o’clock and a stopwatch display at 5 o’clock.
Rodolphe Cattin also designed a black alligator-skin strap with a folding clasp for this model. The deep blue of the single push-piece perfectly echoes the chronograph hand.