Overseas Tour exhibition in GUM Moscow

noviembre 2016

Overseas Tour exhibition in GUM Moscow

Last October 15th, Vacheron Constantin celebrated the Overseas Tour exhibition opening right on the Red Square, a symbolic place in Moscow, within the oldest Russian Trade center GUM. The Manufacture invited VIP press for the ceremonial exhibition opening and hosted a stunning evening for over 100 VIP clients.  With the presence of the acclaimed photojournalist Steve McCurry, the visitors were able to discover the stunning Overseas Tour pictures & the Overseas Collection.

The Overseas Tour exhibition - opened 15 October – 15 November at GUM, was a special treat for GUM visitors, designed to celebrate the first anniversary of Vacheron Constantin boutique. The exposition openings was starring by the legendary photographer Steve McCurry, CEO of Vacheron Constantin Juan-Carlos Torres and the President of BOSCO DI Chiliegi luxury goods distributor and boutique operator Mikhail Kusnirovich.

The dinner was held within the exceptional hall on the 3rd level of GUM offering a breathtaking view on the Red Square. All guests had a chance to discover the Overseas watches and experience the new Overseas interchangeable watch strap system. Delicious food and a special musical performance by famous Russian singer Isaak Nightingale created festive mood and friendly ambiance. But the main surprise for guests was to follow. After dessert, in semidarkness of GUM, which was already closed for visitors, all guests were invited to have a private tour of the Overseas Tour exhibition.

The Overseas collection embodies the Manufacture horological spirit of travel. The Overseas Tour is born from the collaboration of Vacheron Constantin and Steve McCurry who travelled around the world together to unveil the most unique, remote regions of the planet. The photojournalist has chosen to immortalize 12 exceptional and sometimes inaccessible locations that chime with the fundamental values upheld by the Maison for 260 years.

About Main Trading House (Russian – GUM)

GUM, a unique shopping centre in the heart of Moscow, is one of the largest stores in all of Russia and Europe. The majestic building is an integral part of Russian history, a symbol of Moscow, as significant as the Kremlin or the Bolshoi Theatre. The federal architectural monument occupies an entire city block, and its facade faces out onto Red Square.

Discover the Overseas Tour photos by Steve McCurry and 18 new references in the collection 

 

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From Left to Right : Juan-Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin; Chiliegi Mikhail Kusnirovich, President of BOSCO DI; the legendary photographer Steve McCurry and Nicolas Deflers, Brand Manager, Vacheron Constantin Russia.

From Left to Right : Juan-Carlos Torres, CEO of Vacheron Constantin; Chiliegi Mikhail Kusnirovich, President of BOSCO DI; the legendary photographer Steve McCurry and Nicolas Deflers, Brand Manager, Vacheron Constantin Russia. 

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The Overseas Tour Exhibition held within the exceptional hall on the 3rd level of GUM, the Symbolic Russian trade center in Moscow

The Overseas Tour Exhibition held within the exceptional hall on the 3rd level of GUM, the Symbolic Russian trade center in Moscow

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The Overseas Tour Exhibition held on the 1st line of the 1st level of GUM, the Symbolic Russian trade center in Moscow

The Overseas Tour Exhibition held on the 1st line of the 1st level of GUM, the Symbolic Russian trade center in Moscow

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The legendary photographer Steve McCurry signing his pictures of GUM roofs

The legendary photographer Steve McCurry signing his pictures of GUM roofs

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Presentation of the Overseas watches

Presentation of the Overseas watches