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OMEGA travels through time and space to celebrate six decades of the iconic Speedmaster

  • By Pameyla Cambe
OMEGA travels through time and space to celebrate six decades of the iconic Speedmaster

OMEGA played host to over 130 guests with an extravagant gala of cocktails and time travel at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands on 29 June. Celebrating six decades of its revolutionary Speedmaster collection, the event was attended by the likes of VIP customers and prominent watch bloggers. The night took off with a special exhibition outlining the Speedmaster’s legacy, followed by a look into Swiss luxury watch brand’s newest flagship store in Singapore. 

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Guests were taken through a journey of the senses at The Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Exhibition, which was specially curated with interactive multi-media displays and technologically-advanced art installations. The exhibition highlighted milestones in the watch’s illustrious history, from its inception in 1957 to its enduring ties with the worlds of aviation and space exploration.

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Special guests like President of Swatch Group Southeast Asia, Jose De Cardoso and OMEGA’s Head of Product Management, Gregory Kissling provided insights into OMEGA’s achievements. Fast forwarding to the present, there was also a showcase of the latest Speedmaster timepieces, much to the delight of watch connoisseurs. The exhibition was followed by a tour of OMEGA’S latest flagship store at The Shoppes. Newly opened last December, the 3,000 sq ft boutique was designed to be a grand and welcoming haven for OMEGA patrons. 

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To end the night, guests were ushered to a space-themed soiree held at the Art Science Museum, an interstellar affair that celebrated OMEGA’S timeless appeal and revolutionary achievements. Futuristic, cosmic elements transformed the venue into an OMEGA universe, signifying the Speedmaster’s historic involvements in NASA space explorations, as well as the promising future that OMEGA envisions. 

The Speedmaster 60th Anniversary Exhibition, located at the The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands Level B1, will run until 9 July, 2017.