News Tuesday, July 17th 2012
Richard Mille is delighted to announce the grand opening of the second Richard Mille boutique in Hong Kong at the Elements shopping mall, in West Kowloon. To celebrate this event, Richard Mille hosted a cocktail reception at the boutique followed by a party at the W Hotel on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012.
The world’s top male model Baptiste Giabiconi, Richard Mille and the CEO of Richard Mille Asia, Dave Tan © Richard Mille
To mark this grand opening, many guests from the Hong Kong society along with members of the media were invited. The ribbon cutting ceremony was officiated at the boutique by Richard Mille, the world’s top male model Baptiste Giabiconi and the CEO of Richard Mille Asia, Dave Tan. A few exceptional models were showcased to celebrate this grand opening: RM 052 Skull Tourbillon, RM 011 Flyback Chronograph India GP edition, RM 030 Automatic with Declutchable Rotor India GP edition, RM 037 Unisex Automatic, RM 051 Phoenix-Michelle Yeoh, RM 055 Bubba Watson and a few unique baguette settings.
Guests explored the various timepieces while listening to the musical performances by the brand’s partner Baptiste Giabiconi, Hong Kong talented drummer, singer and songwriter Jun Kung and our guest DJ Gilbert Yeung in a truly Rock’n’roll ambience true to the spirit of Richard Mille. Guests who attended the evening include, Mrs. Ming Ho, Mr. and Mrs. Brian Chow, Mr. King Kong, Mrs. Margery Au, Mr. Thibault Pontallier, Mr. Arthur de Villepin, Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Yau, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Ku amongst many others.
In this new 300 square-feet Richard Mille boutique, the long curved facade and the high ceiling of 3.5 meters are unique elements. Hanging sculpture of Richard Mille movement parts has been incorporated specifically for this shop next to the iconic engraved watch sculpture present in all Richard Mille boutiques. ■