“Luxe and elegance, tradition and innovation,” is the answer from Philippe Perd, General Manager of the Hotel du Cap-Eden- Roc, when asked what unites the iconic Cap d’Antibes property with Hublot, the cutting-edge Swiss watch brand.
Or as Hublot’s CEO Ricardo Guadalupe puts it,
“Places and objects can have an immense power to create and trigger memories – and at Hublot we have a passion for merging diverse worlds.”
Therefore their joint aim in producing a special limited edition watch was, as Perd explains, to “develop a unique heirloom watch for our discerning guests” one that would conjure up those memories – and create the horological expression of the spirit of this timeless and iconic hotel, which for generations has been for guests a symbol of the summer, the sea and the south of France. Thus Hublot’s team of designers and highly skilled craftsmen worked closely with Eden Being, the lifestyle brand of the Oetker Collection, to produce a limited edition of just 50 pieces – with details destined to appeal to watch-lovers who also love the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, from the lifebuoy featured on the dial through to the nautical-style decking of the watches’ presentation boxes.
The end result is clearly a source of immense satisfaction for Perd. “Across the Oetker Collection we pride ourselves on maintaining individual masterpiece properties, each with its own history and character. It was important to work with a creative team who could embrace the spirit of the Côte d’Azur and the many memories, new and old, from the hotel. Hublot has that spirit of style and adventure that made it a natural choice.” That sentiment is echoed by Guadalupe, who says:
“The Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is one of those mythical places whose name alone instantly conjures up dreams and memories. Today, these moments are captured in the rhythm of an Hublot watch.”
Most of our signature and limited edition pieces are available to purchase online and in our boutiques. For more details, please contact the Eden Being Concierge on: +44 207 079 1635 or email@example.com.