Skip to main navigation Skip to content

To celebrate the new additions to the Longines Heritage Collection, a complimentary travel pouch will be given with all Heritage Collection orders.

News

  • February 22, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Melbourne

    On 10 February 2018, Australian actress Tessa James had the honor of carrying the Queen’s Baton in Melbourne. She was wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, a special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. model bearing the colours of this great international sporting event. This exceptional timepiece represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. Longines is proud to be the Official Partner and Watch of the Queen’s Baton Relay, which will arrive on the Gold Coast in 53 days for the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games. This unique multi-sport event, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, will be held from 4 April to 15 April 2018 and will gather athletes from seventy Commonwealth nations and territories.

  • February 06, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    Longines and its Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan welcome the 2018 Queen’s Baton to the brand new Longines boutique in Sydney

    Today, Longines had the pleasure of inaugurating its newest Boutique in Sydney, Australia. On this occasion, Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai joined Longines Vice-President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli to perform the official ribbon cutting ceremony. As the Official Timekeeper of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and Official Partner of the Queen’s Baton Relay, Longines also welcomed the Queen’s Baton to the Boutique during the event. “We are very proud to have opened our Australian Boutique in this extraordinary venue and to provide our customers with the opportunity to discover our watches in an elegant environment reflecting the DNA of the brand,” said Mr Juan-Carlos Capelli. “Longines is very proud to be part of the upcoming Commonwealth Games as the Official Timekeeper, as well as the Presenting Partner of Athletics, Gymnastics and Rugby Sevens, and Co-Presenting Partner of Table Tennis. We are looking forward to seeing many record-breaking performances during these ten days of intense competition.” During the event, Longines Ambassador of Elegance, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said, “I am delighted to be in Australia to inaugurate this beautiful store and to have the honour of welcoming the Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. I am proud to have been part of the Longines family for the past decade and am equally proud to be part of the Commonwealth, celebrating in the lead up to what I’m sure will be a very exciting 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in just 60 days.”%break%Longines Friend and athlete Amy Pejkovic had the honour of bringing the Queen’s Baton to the Boutique. The young athlete later posed as the sun was setting over the Sydney Harbour Bridge wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Official Watch of GC2018. The exceptional timepiece displays an engraving of the Gold Coast 2018 logo with the mention “Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games”. The Queen’s Baton, which arrived in Australia on 24 December 2017 and carries a message to the athletes from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is now travelling across all states and territories of Australia to arrive on the Gold Coast in time for the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games on 4 April 2018. Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper and Partner of this large multi-sport event that will be held from 4 to 15 April 2018 in Gold Coast and gather athletes from seventy Commonwealth nations and territories.

  • February 06, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Rugby Sevens official pools were drawn in Gold Coast on 1 February 2018

    Today, the Rugby Sevens draw for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, took place at Robina Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia. Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, as well as Australian and international Rugby Sevens players, attended this exciting event. Longines watch boxes were used for the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens draws. The boxes, containing the V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, a special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. meant as a tribute to the Games, also displayed the names of the countries participating in the Rugby Sevens competition. As Presenting Partner of Rugby Sevens, Longines is looking forward to the competition, featuring some of the best teams in the world. Besides, for the first time in the history of the Commonwealth Games, women’s rugby competition will also be held at Robina Stadium, from 13 to 15 April 2018.