Piaget revisits an icon and modernises it with steel. Charlene Co explains why the Polo S is worth talking about
f there’s one thing Piaget has proven recently, it’s that there’s much more to the brand than just being the “master” of ultra-thin movements. With more than 20 such movements under its belt, and despite other watchmakers having made commendable strides in this area, this reputation remains unchallenged.
But the brand is showing a distinct aesthetic focus of late with collections like Secrets & Lights—a Mythical Journey by Piaget, an haute horlogerie line introduced in 2015 that showcases the artistic skills of Piaget’s watchmakers and craftsmen. This year saw the relaunch of the Limelight Gala, a ladies model created in 1973, with an interesting but magnificent choice of a Milanese bracelet, a From top: Piaget brand ambassador Ryan Reynolds; the Polo S chronograph; sketches show the time-only version of the Polo S