At this year’s SIHH, IWC celebrated the launch of its new Pilot’s Watch collection with a glitzy gala featuring a star-studded list of celebrity guests and a vibrant revue-style show.
The show, entitled “Come Fly With Us,” featured performances from world-renowned music legends like Patti Austin, Ronan Keating, Curtis Stigers, Eric Harland and Till Brönner. Along with the Pepe Lienhard Big Band, the singers interpreted Jazz and Swing classics for a crowd that included celebrity guests like Rosamund Pike, Hilary Swank and Zhou Xun, Christoph Waltz, Scott Eastwood, Chris Evans, Dev Patel, Elyas M’Barek and Moritz Bleibtreu. Formula One racing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg and supermodels Adriana Lima and Karolína Kurková were also in attendance. Guests were also treated to a 1930’s inspired dance routine performed by a troupe of English dancers cast exclusively for the event.
“I enjoyed every minute,” said actress and IWC brand ambassador Rosamund Pike. “The thirties atmosphere was so creatively interpreted that I kept thinking I was on a film set.”
“Many of us have shared a fascination for aircraft and flying since our childhood years. IWC’s Pilot’s Watches bring this passion to people’s wrists and are popular with watch devotees all over the world,” says Georges Kern, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen, summing up the significance of the legendary watch family.
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