August 21, 2018, Hong Kong – DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, and Bulgari, the Italian luxury jeweller, present the latest LVCEA TUBOGAS Halo watch from August 1, 2018 to January 31, 2019 Dates are exclusively presented at T Galleria at DFS and DFS.
The DFS exclusive collection includes two magnificent new Bulgari LVCEA TUBOGAS Halo watches, the first major design innovation since the launch of the LVCEA series in 2014. For the first time, the LVCEA series uses the classic TUBOGAS bracelet to highlight the ingenious craftsmanship of Bulgari jewelry. Since the late 1940s, TUBOGAS technology has been used in jewelry making. This design was given a new life by Bulgari in the 1970s for the production of watches, bracelets, necklaces and rings. Styled in a simple, crafted circle with coins and colorful gemstones, this jewel shows Bulgari’s distinctive contrast style for everyday wear.
Kolia Neveux, Bulgari Greater China Regional Operations Director, said: “The new LVCEA TUBOGAS series marks Bulgari’s brand image from ancient times to the present, paying homage to tradition to highlight the unique design of the brand since the 1940s. Bulgari is pleased to launch the latest LVCEA TUBOGAS series with DFS. This advanced network represents the ultimate luxury shopping experience in the travel retail channel. Bulgari’s unique products, combined with DFS’s professional experience in providing customized services to customers, must be Can meet the needs of a variety of travel customers.”
Matthew Green, vice president of luxury fashion, watches, jewellery and accessories at DFS Group, said: “At DFS, we are constantly looking for the latest, exclusive and classic selections for travel customers. We are delighted to be a priority with our long-term partner Bulgari. Launch this gorgeous and unique collection.”
Bulgari’s new LVCEA TUBOGAS series will be exclusively available at DFS and T Galleria, a global DFS, until January 2019.
Combining its traditional jewellery craftsmanship and watchmaking technology, Bulgari presents the new LVCEA TUBOGAS collection with its bold style and vibrant colours:
28 mm in diameter
33 mm in diameter
The new LVCEA TUBOGAS series fits comfortably into the wrist, adding everyday modern elements to the LVCEA collection. The chain of the TUBOGAS bracelet is beautifully lined, in stark contrast to the perfect circular surface of the LVCEA series, while adding a pleasing symmetry. The new LVCEA TUBOGAS range is available in 28 mm and 33 mm diameters, as well as a steel case with a steel TUBOGAS bracelet and a bright white mother-of-pearl dial. The dial has a date window at 3 o’clock, a 28 mm model with a practical quartz movement, and a 33 mm model with a self-winding mechanical movement. The new LVCEA TUBOGAS Halo watch features a diamond hour-marker with an egg-cut pink gemstone.
Details of the new LVCEA TUBOGAS series:
The 28mm model is equipped with Bulgari’s tailor-made Calibre B046 quartz movement for hours and minutes; the 33mm model is equipped with Calibre B77 automatic mechanical movement for hours, minutes, seconds and dates; 28,800 times, the power reserve is 42 hours.
Case, dial and strap
A stainless steel case with a diameter of 28 mm or 33 mm, a steel crown with an egg-cut pink stone and a brilliant cut diamond. The white mother-of-pearl dial is set with 12 and 11 brightly cut diamond hour markers. Water resistant to 50 meters. Stainless steel TUBOGAS bracelet.
About DFS Group
The DFS Group is the world’s leading luxury travel retailer. Founded in Hong Kong in 1960, DFS Group has always been a leader in the global luxury travel retail industry. DFS offers travellers from around the world with more than 700 world-famous brands, with stores in four continents and 420 different regions. Its retail network consists of duty-free shops in 11 major airports around the world and 20 one-stop boutiques in the city centre. As a private company, most of the DFS Group’s equity is owned by the world’s largest luxury goods group, Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton Group (LVMH), and another important shareholder is DFS co-founder Robert Miller Mr. With more than 9,000 employees, DFS Group focuses on creating an extraordinary shopping experience for its customers. In 2017, nearly 160 million passengers shop at DFS Group stores. Headquartered in Hong Kong, DFS has offices in Australia, Cambodia, China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, the United States and Vietnam.
About D Square of DFS
DFS’s T Galleria, formerly known as DFS Galleria, is DFS’s first innovative extension of the concept of travel retail. The first downtown store was established in Hong Kong in 1968, and soon after, another store was opened in Hawaii. Today DFS has 20 urban stores around the world. Except for the United States, the rest of the stores are located in Asia, Europe, Oceania and the South Pacific. By adopting the travel and travel concept T, it will better meet the expectations of customers: the world’s leading luxury brand gathering place, unique shopping environment, personalized service and personal shopping experience. T Square allows travelers to express their personal style anytime, anywhere.
Bulgari uses the 2,700-year history of Rome as a cornerstone and uses contemporary design to honor its rich history. Bulgari has always been known for its bold style and bright colors, and its work is highly recognizable. Bulgari’s design focuses on quality, love of lines, art and architecture that respects Roman culture, and these features are seen in every piece of work. Bulgari blends into the history of ancient Rome, combining urban imagery while creating new designs that are future. The Bulgari brand originated from the flagship store on Via Condotti in Rome, where luxury has never been seen. In the past “Beauty Age”, this place was once the gathering place of international elite artists, writers and actors, which also made today’s Bulgari a rich and diverse face.