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Timely tribute to musical arts

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

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

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'. Subscribe