The Australian Financial Review Magazine hosted a lunch at the Bridge Room for industry partners and friends to celebrate the launch of Watch 2016 magazine in both its print and its new dynamic digital format.
Nick Hooper is chuffed to discover the Ressence Type 5 watch he distributes in Australia is featured on the cover of Watch 2016. He’s also sporting one on his wrist.
Breitling’s Christopher Leigh enjoys a preview of Watch 2016.
Natalia Eller of IWC, Kate Beard of Cartier, Isabelle About of Cartier.
Australian Financial Review and watch-next.com editor Bani McSpedden gives guests the background story on the creation of Watch 2016.
Good time had by all… guests at the AFR Magazine Watch issue launch at the Bridge Room.
Michaela Langley from Tiffany & Co and Katrina Strickland, AFR Magazine editor.
Clockwise from left: Pip Coates of AFR Magazine; Karin Upton Baker of Hermes; Mathieu Brunisholz of Breitling; Fiona Young of Chanel; Steven Rom of Avstev; Alison Gray of LK Boutique.
Entree of steamed scallop pudding, biltong, whipped sweet corn, ocean trout roe, butter sauce, mushroom powder.
Dionne Felix from Montblanc Australia.
Jean Conrie from Baume & Mercier.
Glen Schlehuber and Michaela Langley from Tiffany & Co.
Bani McSpedden and Nick Hooper discuss the Ressence Type 5.
Alison Gray from LK Boutique.
Joel Ruiz of Hublot and Mathieu Brunisholz of Breitling.
Main course of Robata grilled lamb, walnut, black cabbage caper leaves, burnt tomato, salt bush.
Julian Farren-Price from J Farren-Price Jewellers.
Nader Wassel and Helen Koo of Gucci.
Dessert of whipped white chocolate, roasted halva, candied rockmelon, mint, pistachio, rose petal sugar.
Steven Mellin from LK Boutique.
Monica Chao of Louis Vuitton.
Inigo Ohlsson of Jaeger- LeCoultre and Ruggero Pirrotta of Panerai.
Guests get the first look at the August AFR Magazine with the 52-page Watch lift-out inside.
Kathleen Ryan of Dior.
The August issue of AFR Magazine, into which the 52-page Watch 2016 magazine was inserted.