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Timely tribute to musical arts

Vacheron Constantin’s timepieces boast intricate decorative arts.
Vacheron Constantin’s timepieces boast intricate decorative arts.PHOTOS: VACHERON CONSTANTIN

Vacheron Constantin's new Les Cabinotiers collection comprises pieces commissioned by the brand's most affluent clients and crafted by elite artisans

On a humid Saturday morning last month, a select group of international watch journalists gathered in a sprawling black-and-white bungalow atop Mount Pleasant for a chi chi but low key event: the unveiling of Vacheron Constantin's annual Les Cabinotiers collection.

Named La Musique du Temps, it comprises 11 one-of-a-kind watches which pay tribute to the musical arts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 10, 2020, with the headline 'Timely tribute to musical arts'. Print Edition | Subscribe