Elite Traveler continued to celebrate its 20th year in print last week by marking the release of the Fall Watch Issue at Watches of Switzerland, Hudson Yards, New York.
Over 120 guests shopped from Watches of Switzerland’s wide array of luxury timepieces from brands featured in the annual list of the world’s Top Watches curated by Roberta Naas including Rolex, Patek Philippe, Bovet, Vacheron Constantin, Omega, Tag Heuer, Hublot and more.
At the front of the boutique, the event’s headline partner Polestar displayed the Polestar 1, allowing guests to snap photos and learn more about the brand’s efforts in responsible luxury.
Inside, guests were treated to canapes from Testino Events and cocktails from Clase Azul, Glenmorangie, Belvedere, SelvaRey and Scapegrace. Flutes of fine champagne were provided by Champagne Laurent-Perrier with US brand manager Michael Derlicki providing information about the Millésimé 2008.
Elite Traveler SVP Corey Zaretsky welcomed guests with a brief introduction, toasted the Fall issue and gifted everyone personalized leather passport holders from ROYCE.
Gift bags were provided by Watches of Switzerland and included products from Polestar, Bovet, Equinox Hotel, Velour Medical, Champagne Laurent-Perrier, SelvaRey and a copy of Elite Traveler’s Fall Watch Issue.