On a Saturday morning, The Hour Markers hosted an exclusive brunch with renowned Swiss watch manufacture Frederique Constant at KMC in Fort, Mumbai on 23rd September. The elegant event provided watch connoisseurs an inside look at Frederique Constant’s rich 35-year history and mastery of fine watchmaking.
The day began with an in-depth presentation by Arun D’Silva from Frederique Constant, who guided attendees through the brand journey since its founding by Peter and Aletta Stas in 1988. He highlighted crucial milestones such as the launch of Frederique Constant’s first in-house manufactured movement, the calibre FC-910, in 2001.
The highlight of the event was an intimate session at the watchmaker’s desk, where Frederique Constant’s watchmaker from the Bangalore atelier gave attendees a firsthand look at assembling and disassembling the Frederique Constant Worldtimer model.
He explained, “With the in-house Calibre FC-718, Frederique Constant has created the most accessible and easy-to-adjust world timer watch on the market today.” Attendees crowded around, utterly captivated by the nuances of assembling this exceptional timepiece. Moreover, The Hour Markers known for curating special experiences also offered the guests a chance to become a watchmaker themselves and assemble a Frederique Constant Worldtimer timepiece!
To add to the brunch vibe, the menu consisted of artisanal coffee and tea concoctions crafted by KMC, as a tribute to Frederique Constant’s Swiss heritage. Watch enthusiasts and influencers from across India relished the horological education paired with scrumptious food & beverages in an intimate cafe setting.
Through this exclusive event at the KMC Cafe, The Hour Markers and Frederique Constant provided devotees a deeper appreciation of the innovation and craftsmanship within luxury watchmaking. It was a fitting homage to a storied Swiss maison now celebrating over three decades of watchmaking excellence.