Just in Time
FRANCK MULLER WOWS HONG KONG WITH THE OPENING OF ITS BRAND NEW BUILDING IN THE HEART OF CAUSEWAY BAY
Franck muller unveiled its breathtaking fourstorey flagship store in Hong Kong, its first in the city, on June 27. Located at a prime retail location on Sharp Street East in Causeway Bay, the 9,500-square-foot Franck Muller-branded building features a two-storey showroom and two sophisticated, one-of-a-kind culinary destinations: Francesco by Franck Muller, featuring Italian-japanese fusion, and Eighteen Sharp, with contemporary Chinese. The brand’s Asia-pacific ambassador, Julian Cheung, and award-winning actress Carina Lau joined Nicholas Rudaz, director of the Franck Muller Group, for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Prestigious guests and connoisseurs of haute horlogerie marvelled at the brand’s most exquisite and complicated timepieces.
Following the reception was a grand opening party held in the maison. The star-studded evening saw the presence of numerous local celebrities including Vanness Wu, Bernice Liu, Wesley Wong, Cally Kwong and Mona Ch’ng. All those who attended were mesmerised by a variety of enchanting magic performances as they explored the flagship store, and a sketch artist drew portraits of guests to take home as a souvenir.
CARINA LAU CONRAD KALKHURST AND ELAINE LEE