IWC Hosts Aquatimer “Inside the Wave” Gala at SIHH 2014

IWC CEO Georges Kern poses with Kevin Spacey and Karolina Kurkova

Last night luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen hosted their highly-anticipated yearly gala at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, Switzerland. The “Inside the Wave” gala celebrated the launch of IWC’s new Aquatimer watches.

IWC CEO Georges Kern welcomed guests like Kevin Spacey, Susan Sarandon, Ewan McGregor, Karolina Kurkova, Adriana Lima and Melanie Laurent, as well as celebrity brand ambassadors and F1 superstars Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.

Susan Sarandon hits the red carpet at IWC’s “Inside the Wave” gala
Susan Sarandon and Kevin Spacey
Ewan McGregor
Melanie Laurent
Ewan McGregor and Melanie Laurent
Lewis Hamilton
Adriana Lima
Nico Rosberg
Karolina Kurkova

In keeping with the Aquatimer diver’s watch theme, the gala space was transformed into an underwater world, with hammerhead sharks and shoals of fish projected onto the walls.

Inside the gala venue before the event kicked off
Nico Rosberg poses with Karolina Kurkova and Adriana Lima
F1 drivers and Mercedes AMG teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

The highlight of the evening was a performance designed especially for IWC by Cirque du Soleil, whose artists performed with musical interludes provided by former Supertramp vocalist Roger Hodgson.

IWC "Inside The Wave" Gala Event
Cirque de Soleil performers putting on a show
IWC Schaffhausen Inside The Wave Gala During The SIHH 2014
Cirque de Soleil performer underwater during the show
IWC Schaffhausen Inside The Wave Gala During The SIHH 2014
Cirque de Soleil performer balancing mid-air

Photos courtesy IWC Schaffhausen.

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