Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

Vacheron Constantin presents Égérie, a brand new collection dedicated to women.

Égérie was born from the conjunction between Haute Horlogerie and Haute Couture. Haute Couture instilled a sophisticated style, subtly paired with the asymmetrical aesthetic faithfully perpetuating the Vacheron Constantin heritage. Imbued with this two-fold inspiration, the new Égérie collection weaves the face of watchmaking femininity according to Vacheron Constantin. A watch featuring a classic look “draped” with a mischievous touch reflecting today’s women: inspiring, independent and charismatic.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

A delicate interplay of textures and intertwined shapes, alternating flat and subtly raised areas; a pleated effect reminiscent of fabric; a singular asymmetry borne by a fluid aesthetic: such is the exquisite aesthetic of the Égérie watch. A feminine name for a watch inspired by women, from the famous nymph Egeria recurrently featured in Roman mythology to the contemporary muses who inspire artists, designers and other creative talents. Infused with an exquisitely feminine sensibility, the new Vacheron Constantin collection draws its refinement from the world of Haute Couture.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

The dial features a pleated pattern. A diamond ‘halo’ resembling slender braiding and accentuating the feminine shape of the case. And above all, sophistication in each and every detail, expressed through pleasingly harmonious geometry punctuated by 18-carat gold Arabic numerals, daintily scalloped like lace.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

Égérie is also the modern interpretation of aesthetic codes cherished by Vacheron Constantin, which has been offering off-centre displays since the early 19th century, notably by playing on two intertwined circles. Égérie has made this its signature touch. The date or moon-phase integration is thus part of a subtle diagonal line formed by the Vacheron Constantin logo and the crown daringly taking its place between 1 and 2 o’clock. Depending on the model, the latter is adorned with a cabochon-cut moonstone or a rose-cut diamond.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

Composed of three models – self-winding, moon phase, moon phase diamond-pavé – each offering its own versions in 18K pink gold, 18K white gold or steel, set with diamonds, Égérie is inherently versatile. The watches are powered by self-winding movements adorned with Haute Horlogerie finishes.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie Collection

A clever system of interchangeable leather straps brings the pleasure of changing things up to suit the mood of the moment. No tools are required: the owner can switch strap with a simple clip. The gold models come with differently coloured straps.

Égérie self-winding

A watch designed for every day wear, the self-winding Égérie watch comes in 18K 5N rose gold or steel.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

The 35 mm pebble-shaped case is crowned with a slender bezel overstitched with 58 diamonds. Extended by integrated lugs, it is punctuated between 1 and 2 o’clock by a crown adorned with a cabochon-cut moonstone, of which the soft shade melds flawlessly into the overall aesthetic. The dial sets the stage for a delicate opaline silver work of art inspired by the world of Haute Couture: composed of concentric circles, its centre and periphery are graced with a pleated pattern.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

Developed after several months of testing, this decoration was created in the Manufacture’s guillochage workshop using the historical “tapestry” technique. By dint of lengthy long and extremely subtle operations, the artisan adjusts the gears of a 1904 pantograph-type machine in order to reproduce a large format motif in a miniature version on the dial. The expertly wielded tip of the burin, regularly sharpened by the artisan, gives rise to the draped-effect motif of the Égérie dial.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

Specially designed for the collection, the calligraphic numerals evoke fine embroidery, while the leaf-type hours and minutes hands recall the fine needles used by the nimble fingers at work in Haute Couture ateliers. In a signature touch, the date appearing in a circle rimmed with diamonds draws on the tradition of Vacheron Constantin’s off-centre displays.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

This versatile watch comes with three interchangeable leather straps for the 18K 5N pink gold version. The steel model is paired with a polished metal bracelet designed to ensure an extremely flowing look and feel. Both slim and graceful, it sits so incredibly lightly on the wrist.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

The in-house developed calibre 1088 self-winding movement with its 40-hour power reserve endows the timepiece with a degree of autonomy perfectly suited to a modern lifestyle.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie self-winding

Its sapphire crystal case-back reveals its Haute Horlogerie finishing: a hand-crafted Côtes de Genève motif as well as a delicately openwork 22K gold oscillating weight inspired by the shape of the Maltese cross.

Technical details

Model: Égérie self-winding

References
4605F/000R-B496
4605F/110A-B495

Movement
Calibre 1088
Manufacture caliber
Mechanical, self-winding
20.80 mm (9’’’) diameter, 3.80 mm thick
Approximately 40 hours of power reserve
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)
144 components
26 jewels

Indications
Hours, minutes, center seconds
Date

Case
4605F/000R-B496: 18K 5N pink gold
4605F/110A-B495: stainless steel
35 mm diameter, 9.32 mm thick
Bezel set with 58 round-cut diamonds (~0.88 ct)
Crown set with a moonstone
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)

Dial
Silvered opaline, “pleats” pattern made by tapestry technique
18K 5N pink gold /18K white gold ring set with 34 round-cut diamonds (~0.09 ct)
Circular “pearl” minute track
18K 5N pink gold / 18K white gold applied Arabic numerals and index

Strap
4605F/000R-B496: Delivered with three self-interchangeable Mississippiensis alligator leather straps (semi-mat raspberry pink, night blue and candied chestnut with satin effect), each strap equipped with an 18K 5N pink gold ardillon buckle
4605F/110A-B495: Stainless steel bracelet with triple-blade folding clasp with push-pieces

Availability
Available in all Vacheron Constantin boutiques and authorized points of sale as of March 1st 2020

Égérie moon phase

The Égérie moon phase model comes in a 37 mm case in 18K 5N rose gold or steel, with a diamond-set bezel.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

An offset circle glittering with 36 diamonds displays a dreamlike vision of time, with the 18K gold moon appearing in a starry sky revealed behind clouds formed by a delicate mother-of-pearl assembly.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

The enchanting charm of this model is further enhanced by its opaline-silver dial and pleated pattern, developed after several months of testing and achieved using the ancient ‘tapestry’ technique. This delicate process, performed using a machine dating from 1904 and operating on the principle of the pantograph, serves to reproduce a miniaturised engraving based on a large-sized motif. This complex and meticulous operation calls for the greatest dexterity on the part of the Vacheron Constantin guilloché artisan.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

The Égérie moon phase model is available in steel set with 58 diamonds, while the crown is graced with a cabochon-cut moonstone, a symbol of calm and serenity, contributing to a particularly modern and dynamic version fitted with a metal bracelet. Both light and slim, it nestles on the wrist like a second skin.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

For a more chic, sophisticated look, the case of the Égérie moon phase also comes in an 18K 5N pink gold version, likewise fringed with 58 diamonds and featuring a cabochon moonstone on the crown. Its versatile elegance is paired with three interchangeable leather straps, enabling the wearer to adopt a variety of looks.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

This model is powered by the in-house self-winding moon phase 1088 L movement. This user friendly calibre meets the expectations of a modern lifestyle with its 40-hour power reserve.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase

The sapphire crystal case-back reveals the refinement of the Haute Horlogerie finishes applied: the hand-crafted Côtes de Genève are swept over by an elegantly openwork 22K gold oscillating weight inspired by the shape of the Maltese cross.

Technical details

Model: Égérie moon phase

References
8005F/000R-B498
8005F/120A-B497

Movement
Calibre 1088 L
Manufacture caliber
Mechanical, self-winding
30 mm (9’’’) diameter, 5 mm thick
Approximately 40 hours of power reserve
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)
164 components
26 jewels

Indications
Hours, minutes, center seconds
Moon phase

Case
8005F/000R-B498: 18K 5N pink gold
8005F/120A-B497: stainless steel
37 mm diameter, 10.08 mm thick
Bezel set with 58 round-cut diamonds (~1.00 ct)
Crown set with a moonstone
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)

Dial
Silvered opaline, “pleats” pattern made by tapestry technique
18K 5N pink gold /18K white gold ring set with 36 round-cut diamonds (~0.10 ct)
Circular “pearl” minute track
18K gold moon behind a mother-of-pearl cloud
18K 5N pink gold / 18K white gold applied Arabic numerals

Strap
8005F/000R-B498: delivered with three self-interchangeable Mississippiensis alligator leather straps (night blue and candied chestnut with satin effect semi-mat raspberry pink,), each strap equipped with an 18K 5N pink gold ardillon buckle
8005F/120A-B497: stainless steel bracelet with triple-blade folding clasp with push-pieces

Availability
Available in all Vacheron Constantin boutiques and authorized points of sale as of March 1st 2020

Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

The Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé model has a 37 mm diameter, 18K white gold vase that sparkles with 292 diamonds, while the dial deploys its concentric circles amid a shower of 510 diamonds resembling precious embroidery. Its Haute Couture look brilliantly showcases the masterful touch of the Manufacture’s finest gem-setters.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

Framed by diamonds, the arresting sight of the mother of pearl star pursuing its majestic path beneath a translucent sapphire crystal naturally draws the gaze, while the winding crown is adorned with a rose-cut diamond.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

These flamboyant interpretations embrace the wrist with two easily interchangeable night blue straps, one in leather and the other in satin, each secured by a gemset pin buckle.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

The Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé model is equipped with the in-house self-winding moon phase 1088 L movement, which can provide a generous 40-hour power reserve.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

The sapphire crystal case-back reveals the refinement of the Haute Horlogerie finishes applied: the hand-crafted Côtes de Genève finishes are swept over by a 22K gold finely wrought openwork oscillating weight inspired by the shape of the Maltese cross.

Vacheron Constantin Égérie moon phase diamond-pavé

Technical details

Model: Égérie moon phase diamond-paved

Reference
8006F/000G-B499

Movement
Calibre 1088 L
Manufacture caliber
Mechanical, self-winding
30 mm (9’’’) diameter, 5 mm thick
Approximately 40 hours of power reserve
4 Hz (28,800 vibrations/hour)
164 components
26 jewels

Indications
Hours, minutes, center seconds
Moon phase

Case
18K white gold case set with 292 round-cut diamonds (~3.00 ct)
37 mm diameter, 10.53 mm thick
Crown set with a rose-cut diamond (~0.17 ct)
Transparent sapphire crystal caseback
Water-resistance tested at a pressure of 3 bar (approx. 30 meters)

Dial
18K white gold set with 510 round-cut diamonds (~1.85 ct)
Mother of pearl moon behind a translucent sapphire crystal cloud
18K white gold applied Arabic numerals

Strap
Night blue Mississippiensis alligator leather strap with satin effect
Delivered with a second strap in blue satin
Delivered with two 18K white gold ardillon buckles (directly mounted on the straps), each set with 21 round-cut diamonds (~0.21 ct)

Availability
Available in all Vacheron Constantin boutiques and authorized points of sale as of March 1st 2020