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The Collectors Weekend Returns!

There’s one place every car enthusiast and watch collector needs to be this weekend—Bal Harbour Shops.

Following a successful inaugural edition, Bal Harbour Shops Collectors Weekend returns this Thursday-Sunday with a four-day event that cannot be missed. Fourteen of Bal Harbour’s brands will showcase rare and limited-edition timepieces—including Audemars Piguet, Buccellati, Bulgari, Chanel, Chopard, Dolce & Gabbana, F.P. Journe, Graff, Harry Winston, Hublot, IWC, Panerai, Tourneau and Van Cleef & Arpels. Following two days of in-store events, presentations and receptions will be the weekend-long Exotic & Vintage car show, featuring the newest exotic cars, coveted vintage automobiles, and for the first time, the rarest high-performance Supercars including the Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary and celebrity Supercar designer and collector Horacio Pagani’s Huayra BC.


Featured Items

Audemars Piguet

These two very special timepieces from Audemars Piguet, the Royal Oak Tourbillon Chronograph Openworked in Rose Gold or Titanium, combine a chronograph and tourbillon and boasting a skeletonized caliber. The watch's case, either in 18k rose gold or titanium, features an octagonal bezel with hexagonal screws that is emblematic of the Royal Oak collection. Visible through glare-proofed sapphire crystals in both the front and back of the case – this open-worked movement boasts hand-sculpted curves and hand-finished decorations on its plates and bridges, highlighted by satin-brushed surfaces and polished, beveled edges. The applied hour markers and Royal Oak-style hands are made of gold and coated with Super-LumiNova.


Incorporating 881 diamonds (11.17 carats) on a yellow and white gold bracelet, the limited-edition ladies Tulle watch also features a hand-engraved bezel and dial with yellow and white gold, set with additional diamonds. The hand-made superb Tulle technique in the watch represents Buccellati’s heritage and is truly exquisite.


Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo highlights an extreme thinness, which is a bold move that conveys a philosophy, a highly complex way of getting down to the essentials with a powerful design that vividly enhances this demonstration of minimalism. The slenderness of this exception watch, which incorporates a titanium dial alligator strap with titanium ardillon buckle, has a mechanical manufacture movement with automatic winding and small seconds decorated by hand with côtes de Genève, chamfering and perlage finishing.


The PREMIÈRE CAMÉLIA SKELETON watch marries one of the most poetic emblems of Chanel, the camellia, with the technical prowess of Caliber 2. Designed by the creative studio located at Place Vendôme and produced exclusively by Chanel Swiss Manufacture, the Caliber 2 Camélia Skeleton highlights the camellia’s geometry in three dimensions. Chanel goes further in the design of this one-of-a-kind piece with baguette-cut rubies adorning the bezel. This creation embodies a romantic vision of time that is simultaneously precious and precise, unique and desirable, timeless and contemporary.


The L.U.C Perpetual Chrono by Chopard (the initials of Chopard’s founder, Louis-Ulysse Chopard) interprets the exclusivity of platinum combined with a hand-wound chronograph and a finely crafted perpetual calendar. Endowed with one of the most sophisticated styles and constructions in the world of Haute Horlogerie, the 20-piece L.U.C Perpetual Chrono limited edition features a dial in solid gold and is adorned with a hand-guilloché motif that creates subtle light effects radiating from the large twin-aperture date display.

Dolce & Gabbana

The Dolce & Gabbana DG7 Gem watch combines design, functionality and performance thanks to its unique elements and precious materials. The casing consists of 18KT gold, and the watch combines custom with innovation with the use of an exquisite alligator strap and water-resistant 3 BAR. The dial is a satin-finished ruthenium-plated 18KT gold with four rectangular rubies (2.56 carats) and applied indexes.

F.P. Journe

Launched in 2015, the first part of the Tryptic Vagabondage (left) shows a central escapement and a jumping turning hour (limited edition of 69 timepieces in platinum). It was followed by the Vagabondage II in 2010 (middle) showing a jump minute and jump hour (limited edition of 69 timepieces in platinum and 68 in gold). In 2017, F.P.Journe concludes its Tryptic by another world première (right): a jump hour and a jump minute (limited edition of 69 timepieces in platinum and 68 in gold). The Vagabondage III is the most exposed, with much of the mechanism for advancing the time disks open to view, and is the very first wristwatch with jumping digital seconds indication.


The Eclipse Tourbillon's star feature is its new automatic tourbillon caliber with a peripheral rotor. This is incorporated into the watch's exceptionally slim and lightweight form. Highly technical, contemporary in design and imbued with the finest craftsmanship, the newest evolution of the dramatic all-black Eclipse timepiece launched at Baselworld in 2017. The new Tourbillon version is an evolution that integrates even more intricate mechanical details, its design and impressive craftsmanship reflecting the highest levels of Swiss horology that Graff is known for.

Harry Winston

The House of Harry Winston continues to explore the universe of superlative tourbillon timepieces, with the introduction of the Histoire de Tourbillon 8. Featuring a two-biaxial tourbillon design, unified by a spherical differential, the new timepiece attains the greatest heights of timekeeping and kinematic magic. With a finish inspired by the world of haute horlogerie, two large tourbillon cages perform a slow ballet with impressive precision. Together, these tourbillons display time through the use of two off-center cones, housed in a large white gold case dedicated entirely to the grand complication.


By pushing the limits of engineering and chemistry, Hublot has developed a sophisticated and costly process that has resulted in the successful production of a large, transparent sapphire of perfectly uniform color featured in the Big Bang Unico Red Sapphire. The 250-piece series in red sapphire was created by heating aluminum oxide (AI203) – the raw material for sapphire – with a transition metal, chromium (Cr), at a temperature of between 2000 and 2050 degrees Celsius. The result is a coloured sapphire that retains all the original properties of a material which is ultra-scratch resistant, completely transparent and among the hardest in existence, marking the first time this color of sapphire has been used in watchmaking.


The IWC Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month is the flagship of the Ingenieur family with a digital perpetual calendar, chronograph and imposing 18-carat red gold case, and is limited to 100 watches. The design is inspired by the very first Ingenieur models and features a simple round case and polished bezel. The perpetual calendar with large digital date and month displays, which can be easily set using the crown, recognizes the different lengths of the months and takes into account the leap day every 4 years.


The Luminor Due 3 Days collection offers enthusiasts a new interpretation of the brand’s iconic watch, the Luminor, which is faithful to the original aesthetic but with more contemporary functionality, achieved by a reduction in the thickness of the case compared to the historic one which is up to 40% for some models. With a thickness of only 10.5 mm, the case of the new Luminor Due 3 Days is the thinnest Luminor case ever created. Luminor Due 3 Days Titanio, Oro Rosso and Automatic Acciaio featured.


Patek Philippe has retired all existing references in its so-called Heure Universelle collection and has launched a new, upgraded model in their place: the Patek Philippe Ref. 5230 World Time. Retaining the iconic Patek Philippe Calatrava case, measuring 38.5 mm in diameter and 10.23 mm thick, Ref. 5230 features new winglet-style lugs and a narrower, smoothly polished bezel. Showcased on a hand-stitched alligator leather strap, it remains an ideal timepiece for international travelers, who can use it to keep track of all 24-time zones at a glance.

Van Cleef & Arpels

Inspired by the glittering of the heavens, the Maison dreamed of illuminating the dial of a Poetic Complications™ watch in a mechanical way and created the Midnight Nuit Lumineuse. The scene unfolds against a background of aventurine glass with brightly shining enamel stars where the time is discreetly displayed across the universe with a retrograde movement. Featuring the Monoceros Constellation traced out in white miniature painting, the Unicorn keeps fueling the Maison’s enchanting world. The ceramic strip has piezoelectric properties, which powers the Midnight Nuit Lumineuse – as it vibrates, it generates a current, which lights the LEDs under the diamonds.




collectors weekend

From November 2 through 5, Bal Harbour Shops hosts its second annual Collectors Weekend showcasing rare and limited-edition timepieces alongside an exhibition of prized automobiles.

Limited-edition and unique timpieces will be presented from our participating brands including: Audemars Piguet, Buccellati, Bulgari, Chanel, Chopard, F.P. Journe, Graff, Harry Winston, Hublot, IWC, Panerai, Tourneau and Van Cleef & Arpels.





Exotic & Vintage Car Show

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This impressive and glamourous car show features the newest exotic cars, coveted vintage automobiles, and for the first time, spotlight the rarest high-performance Supercars including the Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary and Celebrity Supercar designer/collectors Horacio Pagani’s Huayra BC.




St. Regis Bal Harbour

The St. Regis Bal Harbour

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue
Bal Harbour, Florida 33154
1 866.716.8116

In addition, The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, just across from Bal Harbour Shops, will once again be offering a special package just for the Collectors Weekend, November 2nd – 5th. This exclusive weekend package includes daily breakfast and exclusive access to the VIP welcome reception during the Collectors Weekend. Reserve online or call 866-716-8116 and ask for rate plan SPG35B.







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