To celebrate this event, Richard Mille hosted a cocktail reception at the boutique followed by a party at the W Hotel on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012.
To mark this grand opening, many guests from the Hong Kong society along with members of the media were invited. The ribbon cutting ceremony was officiated at the boutique by Richard Mille, the world’s top male model Baptiste Giabiconi and the CEO of Richard Mille Asia, Dave Tan. A few exceptional models were showcased to celebrate this grand opening: RM 052 Skull Tourbillon, RM 011 Flyback Chronograph India GP edition, RM 030 Automatic with Declutchable Rotor India GP edition, RM 037 Unisex Automatic, RM 051 Phoenix-Michelle Yeoh, RM 055 Bubba Watson and a few unique baguette settings.
Guests explored the various timepieces while listening to the musical performances by the brand’s partner Baptiste Giabiconi, Hong Kong talented drummer, singer and songwriter Jun Kung and our guest DJ Gilbert Yeung in a truly Rock’n’roll ambience true to the spirit of Richard Mille. Guests who attended the evening include, Mrs. Ming Ho, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Chow, Mr. King Kong, Mrs. Margery Au, Mr. Thibault Pontallier, Mr. Arthur de Villepin, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Yau, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Ku amongst many others.
In this new 300 square-feet Richard Mille boutique, the long curved facade and the high ceiling of 3.5 meters are unique elements. Hanging sculpture of Richard Mille movement parts has been incorporated specifically for this shop next to the iconic engraved watch sculpture present in all Richard Mille boutiques.
About Richard Mille
From the very inception of the brand, Richard Mille endeavored to apply the techniques and materials found in the most innovative sectors such as in the domains of F1 racing car development and the aerospace industry to watchmaking, with the goal of creating an extreme timepiece, without compromise; Each Richard Mille’s watch is founded upon three crucial elements: the best in technical innovation, the best of artistry and architecture, the best of the heritage and culture of fine watchmaking with hand finishing. Today, the collection’s more than forty models point resolutely towards the future, while holding steadfast to the time-honored traditions of fine watchmaking.