Harry Winston



Harry Winston Unveils Histoire de Tourbillon 2 Watch
In 2009, Harry Winston unveiled its Histoire de Tourbillon collection of timepieces characterized by technical sophistication and highly attractive design.

This year, the collection welcomes a new exclusive watch limited to just 20 pieces. Histoire de Tourbillon 2 watch boasts an ingenious construction and incorporates a bi-axial flying tourbillon.

The design peculiarity is that all the displays are found in independent offset sub-dials. The tourbillon along with running seconds is positioned at 9 o’clock, the hours with day/night indications at 2 o’clock and the minutes at 6 o’clock. The case construction is smartly partitioned, thus forming several different levels.
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Harry Winston Avenue Classic Watches - Supreme Grace and Emotion
Harry Winston is extremely pleased to announce its Avenue Classic collection of women’s watches, a fascinating surprise for the female lovers of fine watchmaking.

A true standout, the new Harry Winston line pays tribute to New York, the city of the brand’s origin. The breathtaking timepieces evoke the endless streets of the city that never sleeps. Moreover, they proudly reveal the Harry Winston emblematic arches, duplicating those which embellish the company’s flagship boutique on Fifth Avenue.

Each of the new Avenue Classic watches is available with a rectangular-shaped case, dressed in white gold. Its measurements constitute 36 mm x 21 mm. The case is illuminated by the play of 50 brilliant-cut diamonds. Each item is fitted with an exquisite winding crown, located at 3 o’clock. The water-resistance of the timepieces presented is assured down to 30 meters.

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Harry Winston Midnight Chrono Tourbillon Watch - New Haute Horlogerie Piece
The Harry Winston Midnight Collection welcomes a new complicated member - the Midnight Chrono Tourbillon watch. The timepiece boasts a sleek and sophisticated construction. The dial has a special hollowed window framed by a gold ring that allows one to admire the tourbillon in motion. The sapphire crystal tourbillon bridge is extremely slender, a real technical challenge. It strikes by its transparency and offers a clear view of the supreme mechanism.

The dial demonstrates an appealing combination of colors, including the shades of dark grey, black, white, and sky blue. For enhanced readability, the chronograph minutes counter and seconds hand are presented in deep blue, a distinctive shade of the brand.

The case of the new Harry Winston watch is crafted in rose or white gold and measures 44 mm in diameter. It features the brand’s signature arches, melting into the slender bezel. The remarkable lightness of the case construction is enhanced by hollowed chronograph pushers and streamlined lugs. The timepiece is 50-meter water-resistant. The mechanical self-winding movement is visible via the transparent case-back. The mechanism provides a 72-hour power reserve.
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Unconventional Watch from Harry Winston Wins Prestigious Award
The idea of the Harry Winston Glissiere creation originated from the steam engines' sliding pistons. On the dial side, the Glissiere is provided with two carriages produced from platinum. read more


Harry Winston Bold Project Z6 Watch
The world-famous watch company Harry Winston has recently introduced its extraordinary Project Z6 watch. The timepiece stands out due to its case rendered in zalium. This hypo-allergenic material that boasts great corrosion-resistance has been developed by Ronald Winston, an experienced chemical engineer. Zalium is employed exclusively in the production of the brand’s watches.

A new complication in the collection, the Project Z6 watch is endowed with a 24-hour alarm on a unique manually-wound movement, engineered specially for this watch. The sophisticated movement is composed of 340 individual parts and studded with 45 jewels. Embellished with a Cotes-de-Geneve pattern, it incorporates hand-chamfered bridges. The novel Harry Winston watch provides a 72-hour power reserve, which is attainable thanks to two barrels.

For activating the striking-mechanism for the alarm, the watch incorporates a trigger, located at 4 o’clock. The alarm is adjusted by the crown, protected by an original W-shaped crown-guard. read more


Over 600 Diamonds in One Wristwatch
Altogether, the Harry Winston masterpiece comprises amazing 667 gemstones!What is remarkable about the watch, the setting of diamonds is relatively invisible, so that the gems have all the required space to express their brilliance. The signature of the Harry Winston watch is its three-dimensional shape. read more


Harry Winston Unveils Premier Excenter Perpetual Calendar
To mark the 20th anniversary of its presence in the realms of Fine Watchmaking to be celebrated in 2009, Harry Winston Timepieces unveils an exclusive watch - the anniversary Premier Excenter Perpetual Calendar, one of the first timepieces created by the brand. The timepiece will be available in a limited edition of just 20 pieces. The noble timepiece is hand-crafted in platinum.

The 41mm-in-diameter platinum case is sleek and sophisticated. It is characterized by the brand's signature three-arch design. The case incorporates an anti-glare sapphire crystal and sapphire crystal case back. The watch boasts 30-meter water-resistance.

The one-of-a-kind open dial offers the view of the upgraded calendar automatic movement. The retrograde mechanism provides the date and month functions.

The leap year cycle is presented at 10 o'clock. You will notice the waxing-waning moon- phase at 6 o'clock. The hours and minutes dial is off-centered and has a yellow second time-zone indicator.

The design of the innovative Excenter Perpetual Calendar is a fine reflection of Harry Winston's pioneering spirit that has led the brand to the forefront of Fine Watchmaking.

The Harry Winston timepiece is coupled with a black alligator leather strap equipped with a folding buckle.


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Freida Pinto – Hostess of New York Collection’s Celebration
The top Swiss watchmaker Harry Winston has recently launched its new collection of jewelry and timepieces, encouraged by the glamorous city of New York. To mark the occasion there was arranged an exclusive cocktail party with the actress Freida Pinto as its hostess. The celebration took place on Sunday, September 13th, 2009.

This festive event saw the attendance of such celebrities as Gerard Butler, actor; Jennifer Esposito, actress; Jason Wu, designer; Astrid Munos, model; Oluchi Onweagba, model and Ryan Lochte, Olympic swimmer. Harry Winston CEO, Thomas J. O’Neill and the brand’s Creative Director, Sandrine de Laage were also present at the party.

The guests of the evening were treated to champagne and caviar in Harry Winston’s Fifth Avenue salon. The shopping venue was especially redesigned for the event.

The watches from Harry Winston’s New York collection truly reflect the beauties of the New York City. Thus, romantic Sunsets are mirrored in the rarest padparadscha sapphires; the spectacular spiral of the Guggenheim is emulated in handcrafted diamonds; the city Nightlife, glittering with fascination, is reinterpreted in dazzling diamonds as well as the flowing Rivers echo in deep blue sapphires.

According to Sandrine de Laage, Creative Director of Harry Winston, the city of New York with its energy, architecture, movement and life, has always been a source of inspiration for the brand.

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Ocean Lady Moon Phase from Harry Winston
An up-to-date combination of sport and style, spectacular shapes and glaring diamonds of the new Harry Winston Ocean Lady Moon Phase watch are aimed at creating a new look of feminine luxury.

Durable and graceful at the same time, the case, sized 36 mm, is delicately manufactured in white or rose gold, and paved with 57 brilliant diamonds, encircling the bezel. With the sporty sensibility intensified, the case shape, somewhat oversized, provides better visibility of the dial details, with the date indication among them.

When highlighting the delicately crafted dial, a complicated moon phase motif adds to the watch a resolutely feminine touch. To mirror the Harry Winston signature style, the dial demonstrates 195 hand-set dazzling diamonds and graceful mother-of-pearl, ensuring a pure and lustrous finish.

A strap made of a technical rubber acquires an unexpected touch due to diamond buckle details, completing the watch's cool everyday appeal.

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Harry Winston Unveils Opus 9 at Baselworld 2009
The Harry Winston Opus Series, initially introduced in 2001 and based on the successful collaboration with most gifted independent watchmakers, has been joined by a new innovative masterpiece – Opus 9.

Harry Winston Opus 9 has smartly united technical innovation with the top-quality diamonds, demonstrating linear driven time captured in diamonds.

Opus 9 uses diamonds not simply as decorative elements. They are used as the functional element of time- telling. The groundbreaking timepiece shows the time with help of two parallel diamond chains. Each chain sparkles with 33 baguette-cut diamonds. Each chain features a vivid mandarin garnet indicating the hours on the left side of the dial and the minutes on the right side.

It is remarkable that each diamond is meticulously calibrated and set into the links, to guarantee the proper movement. The chains are crafted in brass to maximize mobility and minimize friction. The diamonds are presented as two floating lines of light. read more


Harry Winston Opus Eleven - Disintegration of Time
The Harry Winston Opus collection welcomes another courageous member – Opus Eleven. Created by Denis Giguet, the timepiece, equipped with ingenious mechanisms, blows up watchmaking standards as it brings into the horological world the disintegration of time itself.

The Harry Winston Opus Eleven watch shows off an extremely complex case. Your glance will be caught by three overlapping cylinders positioned on three levels and configured to deconstruct time. The main circle is for the hour, with two pavilions on the side.

The upper pavilion is for the minutes presented on a jumping disk for the tens and a running disk for the units. The slightly lower pavilion demonstrates the regular beat of a big balance-wheel in titanium.
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Harry Winston Ladies Premier Lotus Watch
The Ladies Premier Lotus is the latest timekeeping creation from Harry Winston reflecting the brand's perfectly-mastered exquisite art of haute joaillerie.

The majestic jewelry watch has been inspired by the creative spirit prevailing in India, and the charm of the lotus blossom in particular.

The Harry Winston Ladies Premier Lotus watch reveals an opulent dial paved with diamonds, depicting a lotus flower motif. The timepiece has been created with two different dials: the first version of the dial is fully pave-set with 221 round brilliants, while the second dial sparkles with 159 stones and alternating mother-of-pearl sections.

The precious beauty of the watch is further enhanced with a dazzling, entirely gem-set case. The case of the timepiece measures 32 mm in diameter, showcasing 271 diamonds (3.3 carats).

The Ladies Premier Lotus watch embraces the wrist with a pearl or dark blue alligator strap fitted with a white gold buckle set with 48 diamonds.
The Harry Winston Ladies Premier Lotus watch accommodates a highly accurate quartz movement. The timepiece provides a chronograph function presented through a minute and hour totalizer.

The watch is 30-meter water-resistant.
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Meet Harry Winston Ocean Lady Zalium and Ocean Chronograph Watches
The famous Ocean collection by Harry Winston has recently gained two new worthy companions. As its name implies, the Ocean Lady Zalium watch is developed with women in mind. The Ocean Chronograph model, meanwhile, is created intentionally for men.

Proudly asserting its femininity, the new Harry Winston lady’s watch reveals a daring and glamorous design. The appealing case of the timepiece is crafted from zalium, a material, characterized by a special sheen. It demonstrates a polished and jewel-paved surface.

The case gently hugs a sunburst guilloche silvered dial. Its temporal indications are escorted by scintillating diamonds, which form a kind of parentheses on both sides of the display.
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New Members of Harry Winston Premier Collection
Originally introduced in 1989, the Premier collection from the acclaimed watchmaker Harry Winston continues its streak of excellence. This year, the line has been joined by two exciting additions: the Premier Perpetual Calendar watch, created for men, and the Premier Lady Chronograph watch, reserved specially for women.

The new Harry Winston watches demonstrate expert equilibrium between exquisite design and flawless technical mastery. Each timepiece employs a charming case, characterized by Harry Winston’s emblematic three arches, a symbol of opulence and elegance. The offset dials, retrograde indications and the multi-layered effect serve to emphasize genuine exclusivity of the design.

The Premier Perpetual Calendar watch features a 41 mm case rendered in white gold. read more


Harry Winston Presents Cluster of Time
The illustrious watchmaker Harry Winston is proud to bring forth its enchanting novelty, called Cluster of Time. It is a pendant watch, which represents both a useful timekeeping instrument and a luxurious piece of jewelry.

The pendant is illuminated by the play of 800 brilliant-cut diamonds, 26 pear-cut diamonds and 13 marquise-cut diamonds. The total weight of the scintillating precious stones constitutes 10.2 carats, 16.4 carats and 6.6 carats respectively.

The precious Harry Winston watch utilizes a quartz movement, which brings to life the basic functions of displaying hours and minutes. The entire mechanism is enclosed in a platinum case. Assembled with a sapphire crystal, it is submersible to 30 meters. read more


The New Avenue Traffic From Harry Winston
Encouraged by the energy and architecture of New York City, Harry Winston offers a multi-function new watch for ladies - Harry Winston Avenue Traffic.

Refreshed with graceful lines and geometric forms, this timepiece represents an up to date version of the famous Harry Winston Avenue Collection.

Resembling the structure and angles of the city landscape, the case demonstrates delicate, but clearly defined asymmetrical lines. Enriched with 58 perfect diamonds in graduated sizes, the gently tapered form makes an impression of looking down Fifth Avenue at the night time - the streetlights’ shining along the sidewalks.

A splendid mother of pearl dial of the Harry Winston watch, set with exquisite diamond center, reminds of the city skyscrapers’ blinking light. Meanwhile, an elegant strap made of satin adds to the gracefulness of the woman’s look.
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Harry Winston Z5 Watch; Will Donald Trump love it?
Do you happen to know that Harry Winston is on the list of Donald Trump's favorite brands.

The previously introduced Z Project watches enjoyed great success. Now Harry Winston is proud to unveil a newcomer to their sports contemporary watch category.

The Harry Winston Z5 Watch reveals the trademark tourbillon at 6 oc'clock and two dials, at 2 and 9 o'clock, that display two time zones. The watch also provides the world time function.

The watch will be available in a limited number of 150 pieces.



The owner of the timepiece needs to simply turn the crown and he will simultaneously adjust the hour and the city. read more


Harry Winston Unveils Avenue Square A2 Men
Following the highly successful Avenue Squared for Women, this year Harry Winston is pleased to unveil its Avenue Square A2 Men. The timepiece will be available in a limited edition of just 25 mechanical timepieces.

The innovative watch, the ultimate expression of luxurious sophistication, reveals a majestic dual time-zone display presented via two separate hour and minute dials on the black dial with white gold indexes.

The square-shaped case strengthens the distinct masculine appeal of the watch, as well as its powerful architectural look. The case (43.4 x 44.7 mm) is crafted in white gold. The bezel of the watch is paved with 60 oversized baguette diamonds (a total of 9.87 ct). The timepiece is 30-meter water-resistant.

The dial is protected by a sapphire crystal with antireflective treatment on both sides.

The highly original easy-to-read date, quickset with help of the crown, is framed vertically in the interplay of discs for the minute and hour display.

The Avenue Square A2 Men accommodates an innovative and complicated mechanical automatic movement. The development of the module was based on a robust, self-winding caliber. It was fully assembled at the Harry Winston Manufacture in Geneva, Switzerland. The mechanism provides the following functions: hours, minutes, second time zone, night and day indicators for each time zone, and vertical large date display.

The Harry Winston watch embraces the wrist with a black alligator leather strap fitted with a diamond-set buckle.

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Harry Winston Midnight GMT Tourbillon Watch - Contemporary Vision of Time
The house of Harry Winston has launched its new unique Midnight GMT Tourbillon watch, to be presented at the Only Watch charity auction.

Offering a contemporary vision of time, the new Harry Winston watch is executed in a 45mm platinum case. Its front side is protected by a sapphire crystal. The same glass is used for the case-back. The water-resistance of the model is assured down to 30 meters.

The special attention getter of the new Harry Winston Midnight GMT Tourbillon watch is a tourbillon mechanism, placed at 6 o’clock. It also serves as a small seconds indicator. The aperture at 11 o’clock sports the cities from the second time zone.

A black alligator leather strap, finished with a platinum ardillon buckle, completes the features of the new Harry Winston watch.
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Harry Winston Opus 8 - Most Unforeseen Digital Time Display
The Harry Winston Opus 8 strikes imagination by its one-of-a-kind 'digital' hour and vertical minute display run by 437 individual mechanical parts. The minute display is readable to the nearest 5 minutes. read more



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