IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition Laureus Sport for Good FoundationIWC has released the Ingenieur Automatic Edition Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. A percentage of the ￡4,750 retail price will go to the charity.
WC has released the next of its eagerly anticipated limited-edition watches produced to raise funds for one of the world’s most influential sports charities.
1. The Ingenieur Automatic Edition ‘Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’ debuted at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Shanghai in mid-April and will shortly be accessible at cheap replica watches of Switzerland’s flagship 155 Regent Street showroom. I
‘I’ve been to projects in places as diverse as Sri Lanka and Brent, and at every one, we see how money raised by Laureus and supporters like IWC is changing children’s lives through sport.’ The timepiece, which is the ninth in IWC’s Laureus series, was released at an intimate event in London this week by Laureus Academy Members Sir Steve Redgrave and Sean Fitzpatrick. ‘It’s a real privilege to represent Laureus,’ Sir Steve claimed, who retired from a glittering 22-year career as an international rower in 2000.
2. Sir Steve Redgrave Sean FitzpatrickIWC’s ninth Laureus timepiece, IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, was released in London by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation academy members Sir Steve Redgrave and Sean Fitzpatrick
‘The production of this limited-edition IWC Schaffhausen timepiece will benefit thousands of children from 150 projects in 35 countries around the world, offering them the tools to help themselves and others within their communities.’
The concept behind LCW is to showcase several of the country’s finest craftsmen and female and to give ‘craft’ – in its purest sense – a platform. ‘I’ve seen the incredible projects and communities around the world which are being supported by the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation,’ said Fitzpatrick, who won the 1987 Rugby World Cup with New Zealand and is also the Vice-Chair of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. London has fashion, design and technology weeks, however this marks the first time that craft has been put center stage. This week is the first London Craft Week (LCW), a celebration of exceptional crafts and making, backed by fine watchmaker Vacheron Constantin. For more information about the IWC Ingenieur Automatic Edition ‘Laureus Sport for Good Foundation’, please contact our 155 Regent Street showroom
3. A 13-year-old from Uganda designed the case back of the Ingenieur Automatic Edition Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and is themed ‘Time to Celebrate’
The case back is engraved with a design penned by 13-year-old Nakayenga Zahara from Nakulabye in Uganda, who won a drawing competition with the theme ‘Time to Celebrate’. Limited to 1,500 pieces, the timepiece boasts an automatic movement, a steel case and bracelet, and the now familiar Laureus blue dial. It costs ￡4,750, a percentage of which will go towards supporting Laureus projects.
4. An event, Vacheron Constantin London Craft Week Grayson PerryThe inaugural London Craft Week opened at the V&A Museum on Wednesday with, hosted by Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry
The exhibition, which is presented by the Crafts Council, brings together finely crafted objects by emerging artists from around the world. A program of events kicked off with a grand opening at the V&A Museum on Wednesday evening, hosted by Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry, and continues until Sunday. Work from several 35 international galleries would be accessible to buy, and there will be a series of talks from curators, galleria and many of the exhibiting artists.
Events are taking place across London in a number of the capital’s finest retail and creative spaces. The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects, which begins today and runs over the weekend at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea. In one of the areas, a maker will be hand-stitching Sabel leather timepiece straps on a workbench.