TAG HEUER AND CAMERON DIAZ IN AN EMPIRE STATE OF MIND
New York – TAG Heuer brand ambassador and Hollywood icon Cameron Diaz was among the entertainment, fashion and media elite who came out to celebrate TAG Heuer’s newest flagship boutique at an exclusive cocktail party hosted last night by the luxury Swiss watch brand. The celebration began with an invitation-only gathering at the brand’s freestanding boutique – located on New York’s prestigious Fifth Avenue where key media partners had the opportunity to preview the boutiques exclusive timepiece collections and meet and greet with TAG Heuer’s Global CEO and President, Stephane Linder and Cameron Diaz. The fete continued with a cocktail reception at the esteemed Museum of Modern Art across the street from the boutique.
Throughout their time at the boutique, guests had the opportunity to admire an original painting of brand ambassador Steve McQueen that is prominently displayed in the library that also houses TAG Heuer’s renowned historical timepieces. During the cocktail function, guests enjoyed scientifically engineered cocktails crafted by Minetta mixologists while contortionist dancers performed in an artful manner throughout the evening.
‘New York City is the epicenter of culture, entertainment and fashion, a perfect city to open a TAG Heuer boutique” said TAG Heuer Worldwide President and CEO, Stephane Linder during his welcoming remarks to guests.
“As one of the fashion capitals in the world and one of my favorite cities to shop in, TAG Heuer belongs in New York City” added Diaz.
With three prestige destinations in Paris and new flagships set to open in London, Milan, Madrid, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Macau, Singapore and Beijing, TAG Heuer is making waves in retail. Its chronographs and watches are the fastest and most precise ever made, and are some of the most sought-after items in luxury retail. Among these is the famous CARRERA, the motor-sports inspired prestige collection that has never ceased reinventing itself since its first appearance in 1963, and whose yearlong birthday celebrations have lit up capitals across Asia, North America and Europe.
About TAG Heuer
TAG HEUER — Since 1860 — Founded in Saint-Imier in 1860 by Edouard Heuer, TAG Heuer has marked the history of luxury watchmaking, especially in the fields of chronographs and ultimate precision. A legend in prestige Swiss watchmaking and one of its most innovative Manufacture, TAG Heuer has built on its active commitment in the sports world to create the most accurate timing instruments and wrist timepieces in the world. TAG Heuer is the world leader in high precision luxury chronographs with an unequalled mechanical accuracy of 1/10th, 1/100th, 1/1000th and even 5/10,000th of a second. In 2012, thanks to the lessons learned through these achievements, TAG Heuer won the world’s most coveted watchmaking award, the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix «Aiguille d’Or». From the Olympic Games in 1920 to its role as official watch and chronograph for the legendary Indy 500 race or for the Formula E, a new FIA championship of 100% electrically powered racing cars, today TAG Heuer is unrelenting in its quest for innovation, excellence, performance and prestige. This ambition is reflected in its partnerships with F1 Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team and its World Champion Jenson Button, with Audi Sport in the Le Mans 24 Hours and endurance races, and with the Automobile Club of Monaco for the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix. TAG Heuer is also a partner of Oracle Racing, the 34th America’s Cup defender and winner of the America’s Cup World Series 2012-2013. More than ever, the brand epitomizes prestige and performance through active and socially responsible partnerships with actress Cameron Diaz, actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Shah Rukh Khan and Chen DaoMing, and WTA tennis champion Maria Sharapova. Today, TAG Heuer develops and manufactures its own movement, the Calibre 1887, a chronograph with an oscillating pinion invented by Heuer in 1887. It also handcrafts the Monaco V4, a movement driven by belts, the Carrera Mikrograph, accurate to 1/100th of a second, and the Carrera MikrotourbillonS, a stunning double tourbillon on a 50Hz movement developed on the Mikrograph platform, and it just launched the MikroPendulumS, the first magnetic double Tourbillon. This exceptional level of watchmaking excellence has earned the company membership in the most exclusive circle of the Swiss watchmaking elite, the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie (FHH). This year, TAG Heuer celebrates the 50th anniversary of its iconic timepiece, the Carrera.