ULTRALUXE'S COLLABORATION WITH RESORTS WORLD SENTOSA ELEVATES SINGAPORE WATCH FAIR 2023 EXPERIENCE
An Unveiling of Horological Excellence
UltraLuxe, known for its innovative approach to luxury events, has announced an exciting partnership with Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), Asia's renowned lifestyle destination resort, as the presenting partner of the highly anticipated Singapore Watch Fair (SWF). Set to take place from October 18th to 21st, 2023, SWF promises to be an extraordinary experience for watch enthusiasts, featuring a dazzling array of exquisite timepieces from 20 distinguished brands and independent watchmakers, including the likes of Cultured Watch, Sartory Billard, Ludovic Ballouard, L'Epée 1839, LANG 1943, Zehua Tan, and 2ToneVintage Watches.
At the heart of this exceptional event lies a captivating showcase of timepieces valued at a staggering US $25 million. Among the remarkable collection, the Ludovic Ballouard UD Osmium takes center stage. Crafted from the rarest precious metal on Earth, osmium, this horological marvel features meticulously carved onyx numbers, demonstrating the convergence of artistic ingenuity and masterful craftsmanship.
The event, a part of UltraLuxe 2023, gains significant support from the Singapore Tourism Board, underlining its importance in promoting Singapore as a hub for luxury and horological enthusiasts worldwide.
A Museum of Horological Treasures
Renowned collectors Sandro Fratini and Ali Nael, in collaboration with FutureGrail, will present The Essence of Time Museum, a collection that brings together rare historical timepieces alongside limited edition watches adorned with exceptional enamel artistry from esteemed brands like Vacheron Constantin, Patek Philippe, and Rolex. Curated by Arnaud Tellier, a horological expert with a rich background including being the former Director and Curator of the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva, this museum promises to provide a deeper insight into the art of building investment-grade watch collections.
An Immersive Experience for Watch Enthusiasts
The Singapore Watch Fair promises more than a display of stunning timepieces. "Talking Time" panel sessions will feature discussions led by top watchmakers, respected horological experts, and renowned collectors, offering valuable insights into the world of horology. Additionally, the fair will showcase prominent voices in the industry, including TickTock Belles, Dubai Watch Club Ladies, and Kuwait Watch Club Ladies, highlighting the growing trend of watch collecting among women.
Aiming to capture the pulse of the watchmaking world, SWF's panel discussions will cover a wide range of topics, from the ascent of luxury watches as alternative investments to the evolution of Chinese watchmaking. Industry luminaries like Gary Getz, Sandro Fratini, and Dr. Bernard Cheong will contribute their insights, providing attendees with a holistic perspective on horology's dynamic landscape.
Nelson Lee, the Founder & Festival Director of Singapore Watch Fair, expressed excitement about the partnership with Resorts World Sentosa, stating, "We are thrilled to partner with Resorts World Sentosa, a world-class venue that aligns with our commitment to craftsmanship and unforgettable experiences."
Chang Chee Pey, Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer at RWS, highlighted the significance of luxury timepiece appreciation and collection, noting the international appeal of this event, which brings together collectors, retailers, and industry professionals for a series of curated lifestyle events.
UltraLuxe's dedication to redefining luxury through community, culture, and sustainability finds its embodiment in SWF. The event serves as a meeting ground for discerning collectors and visionary watchmakers, fostering connections that transcend time.
With its remarkable partnership, UltraLuxe, Resorts World Sentosa, and SWF have set the stage for an unparalleled showcase of horological brilliance and a celebration of the artistry behind each timepiece.
- Singapore Watch Fair (18 - 21 October 2023)
- Venue: Equarius Hotel, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
- Opening Hours: 12pm to 8pm
- For more information, visit www.SingaporeWatchFair.com