New Portofino models from IWC
Portofino has been one of IWC’s most high-profile families ever since its first launch back in 1984.
Named after the idyllic Italian village where the jet set summers, the line was – and remains – imbued with a spirit of casual glamour.
2019’s new Portofino watches for women are some of the smallest across IWC’s entire portfolio. With a reduced diameter of 34 millimetres, the five new models hark back to the very first Portofino collection which had similarly-sized timepieces for slender wrists, and are available in either in 18-carat 5N gold or stainless steel cases, with silverplated, blue, or green dials, all of which feature diamonds on the case or dial.
This versatility extends to the inventive strap design, which allows the wearer to customise their watch to their look. A small tool accompanying each product makes it easy to swap between different 12 different strap options – crafted by leather goods maker Santoni – offered in an array of vibrant, hand-coloured shades, in addition to a Milanese stainless steel mesh bracelet.
The six women’s references are exclusively available in IWC boutiques and authorised IWC retailers in China and Hong Kong, arriving in boutiques throughout the rest of the world by October 2019.