Luxury & Brands
Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena
THE LEGENDARY SWISS WATCHMAKER
More than two centuries after Abraham-Louis Breguet opened his workshop on Quai de l’Horloge, Ile de la Cité in Paris in 1775, the horological house that bears his name continues to be powered by his far-sighted vision for turning timekeeping into a polished art. The legendary watchmaker, who was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, spent most of his working life in Paris, the French capital that saw the quiet genesis of the brand that soon came to be known as “the watchmakers of the kings; the king of the watchmakers”.
The Swiss watchmaking giant continues its journey on the pioneering path drawn by its founder – each of its timepieces is marked by outstanding craftsmanship, intricate designs and trendsetting innovations like the tourbillon that the house invented 220 years ago. The brand has always been known for its commitment to…