DIOR VIII. The number 8 was significant to the House of DIOR, synonymous in every way in the brand’s history, 8 to be exact. Christian Dior Haute Couture House was founded on 8th October 1946 located in the VIIIth Arronissement of Paris and DIOR new flagship jewelry store is at 8 Place Vendôme. Christian Dior first collection en huit with slim silhouette hourglass suit like 8, a swirl of ball gown in 8 movement, with pyramid resembling a carnage pattern with invisible stitching.
Inspired by Mr. Dior’s love of architecture, asymmetry and haute couture, DIOR VIII was created to be an iconic timeless, refined and elegance in simplicity feminine design with black and white with 16 new watch designs simultaneously launched akin to ready-to-wear, cocktail and haute couture made in DIOR Swiss factory in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
The ready-to-wear Dior VIII watches are available in eight different options, in black ceramic pyramid shaped asymmetric pattern bracelet resembling the carnage stitches of the Lady Dior bag with VIII at the 8 o’clock indicator. Designed in two sizes, 33 mm and 38 mm for both quartz and automatic, complete with black lacquer dials and rotating bezels with a choice of diamonds.
Next, are the 33-millimeter automatic cocktail watches in white gold bezel set with baguette-cut white diamonds, yellow citrines, green tsavorites and pink sapphires on the rotor dazzling against the stark black dial set with diamonds.
DIOR VIII 33mm, Black ceramic case and bracelet, white gold bezel set with baguette favorite garnets, black lacquered dial set with diamonds with orange / green /pink lacquered oscillating weight.
The final four Grand Bal DIOR VIII haute couture pieces are a genius beauty of design inspired from DIOR iconic haute couture dresses instilled with haute horlogerie, a collaboration between Les Ateliers Horlogers Dior, Soprod, the movements manufacturer and Frédéric Jouvenot, the master watchmaker Frédéric Jouvenot who named the movement Dior Inversé.
Each of the four oscillating weights of DIOR VIII Grand Bal dial serves to rewind the movement, adjusted white gold rotor are sculpted meticiously in diamond and mother of pearl to resemble haute couture dresses like the lace of an evening gown or the silhouette swirl of a ball gown. The gorgeous limited edition masterpieces pieces are already sold out worldwide.
Experience the new Dior VIII watch, a Feminine and Parisian watch that embodies eight different facets of the House of Dior. Click to view the video on DIOR VIII. Enjoy!
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DIOR VIII is available exclusively at DIOR Boutiques at ION Orchard, Ngee Ann City, Marina Bay Sands and fine watch retailers.