Whether or not you fancy yourself as an expert on luxury watches, you need to know a thing or two about Breguet if you have even a passing interest in fine timepieces. Why? Founded by Abraham-Louis Breguet in Paris in 1775, it’s not only one of the oldest luxury watchmakers in the world, but also one of Switzerland’s most accomplished watch brands. Responsible for a number of innovations that forever changed the course of Haute Horlogerie, these vital contributions have shaped the industry into what it is today, so it’s always worth revisiting Breguet’s storied history. To illustrate the brand’s unique designs and innovations, we shot fun visuals featuring their iconic timepieces, so take a look as we guide you through five of the many extraordinary things that you should know — but probably didn’t — about this legendary watchmaker.
Text and styling: Cindie Chan
Photography: Kenneth Wu @ Lightseed Studio
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