On Wednesday November 8th the prestigious Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG-Geneva Watch Awards) awarded the expression of Italian style and elegance combined to Swiss watch expertise: Octo Finissimo Automatic and Octo Finissimo Tourbillon Skeleton. The first has been awarded within the Mens’ Watch category meanwhile the second won the Tourbillon & Escapement Prize. This double award celebrates two stylish icons expressing the most contemporary and distinctive aesthetics.
About the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève
Every year the top watch brands from around the world submit their finest luxury timepieces for consideration at the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix (Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève, GPHG). After an initial preselection, a shortlist of final candidates in a range of categories selected to represent the diversity of watch production are meticulously appraised by a jury that consists of watch experts, journalists and collectors from around the world. In autumn, the annual awards ceremony announces the winner in each category and awards the prestigious "Aiguille d'Or" ("Golden Hand") trophy to the timepiece that the jury chooses as the best of the best.