Lifetime Gala Awards 2018 – The Watch Event of the Year
On the 4th of October, at Intercontinental Hotel, Lifetime Magazine presented to the most passionate and knowledgeable guests the most charming and brand new watches that were created and launched by the Swiss, German and Japanese watch industry.
Lifetime is a pure luxury, highly knowledgeable magazine, whose editors are revealing the secrets and crafts of the haute horlogerie industry. A unique and exclusive publication, which was also launched in Italy and in the United States.
Lifetime magazine includes exclusive interviews, news, tours of the watch manufactures, spectacular photoshoots and the most wanted and astonishing models from this fascinating industry.
The jury of Lifetime magazine rewarded the most spectacular, complex, interesting and luxurious brands and watch models.
The awards of this edition were:
Lifetime Best Vintage – OMEGA Seamaster 1948 Limited Edition
Lifetime Best New Classic – Baume et Mercier Clifton Baumatic
Lifetime Best Lifestyle Brands – Hermès
Lifetime Best Limited Edition – Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers
Lifetime New Icon – CHANEL BOY·FRIEND Skeleton Calibre 3
Lifetime Icon – Rolex Cosmograph Daytona
Lifetime Best Update – Jaeger-LeCoultre Polaris Memovox
Lifetime Best Diving Watch – Seiko Prospex
Lifetime Best Dress Watch – Chopard L.U.C Quattro Rose Gold
Lifetime Best Ladies Watch – Cartier Santos
Lifetime Best Men’s Watch – Glashütte Original Senator Cosmopolite
Lifetime Best Tech – Frederique Constant HYBRID Manufacture
Lifetime Collectible Brand – Vacheron Constantin
Lifetime Best Complication – Greubel Forsey GMT Earth
Lifetime Best Luxury Watch – Breguet Reine de Naples
Lifetime Jury Choice – Frederique Constant Classic Worldtimer Manufacture
Lifetime Best Communicator – Anna-Maria Spyropoulos
Lifetime True Luxury – BMW
Lifetime Watch of the Year – Chopard Mille Miglia Racing Colours
The awards ceremony brought together officials of the largest watch and jewelery companies in Romania, but also brand officials from Switzerland, Germany and Austria, as well as over 100 business people, top entrepreneurs and managers, but especially watch-lovers.
The partners of this event were: BMW Group – strategic partner, Nespresso – Official coffee; Chronolink, Kultho and Helvetia Luxury Watches – gold partners; Eventix – technical partner; Chilli Ideas, Sweet Concept, Domeniile Sâmburești, Profructta, Ciocopolis, AB Traduceri, Zarea, Casa cu flori, Sonoro – partners.
Photos by Marius Michailov and Andrada Mihăilescu.