The Invictus “Morphos”, First Chronograph By Hautlence

The Invictus “Morphos”, First Chronograph By Hautlence

Designed by Eric Cantona and realized by Hautlence, the Invictus Morphos is the first chronograph ever presented by the brand. Two imitations of Morphos butterfly wings decorate each side of the dial of this big rectangular watch. The idea came from brand ambassador Eric Cantona and Hautlence CEO Guillaume Tetu and his team, who made it reality by using a layer of printed mother-of-pearl on top and Super-LumiNova across the entire back so that it shines by night. If you would like to read a good story about it with lots of original photos, please read the article on Quill and Pad -> "Hautlence, Branding, Eric Cantona, And the 10-Year Anniversary" ///

" Hautlence, Branding, Eric Cantona, And The 10-Year Anniversary

The date was March 2004. The place was Basel. I had gotten wind of a new “brand” (actually, more of a new small independent than a serious brand), and was heading down the street from Baselworld’s Hall 1 toward the local Starbucks to meet with the founders. Yep, you heard right. Starbucks. To say that Hautlence has come a long way since that chilly March day when Guillaume Tetu, Renaud de Retz and I sat over an American coffee in Switzerland and examined the minute details of a watch, the likes of which had not yet been seen in Swiss watchmaking, would be putting it mildly. In the ten years since, Hautlence has basically experienced its own birth, middle age, near death and reincarnation. That’s quite a lot of history for any 10-year old brand." Continue reading by clicking: www.quillandpad.com ///

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