At the very heart of the French Riviera lies an enchanting seaside harbor that has become synonymous with French style, summertime splendour and international glamour. Saint-Tropez, once a sleepy fishing village turned artists’ enclave, continues to draw flocks of seasonal visitors delighted by its golden light, charming street corners and the undulating sounds of a seaport filled with the world’s most magnificent sailboats and yachts.
Saint-Tropez evokes a mood – that of devastatingly chic French summer style. So it was that the famous town inspired an exquisite watch, Charriol’s St TropezTM – a timepiece design to match the flair and irresistible allure of Brigitte Bardot in And God Created Woman.
To celebrate the brand’s 40th anniversary, Creative Director and Chairwoman Coralie Charriol is releasing the new ST-TROPEZ, a modern take on the bestseller that reflects the sharp luxury and supple charm of the jewel of the Côte d’Azur.
New redesigned St-Tropez
Coralie’s newest offering is designed to stand the test of time, to offer a classic yet distinct timepiece that will gather the memories of a lifetime.
Most of my most treasured memories – those with my dad, my own children and most beloved friends – involve visiting Saint-Tropez, or wearing the St-Tropez; and it’s usually best if it’s both at the same time! It’s a watch that never disappoints and for me is always associated with moments of intense joy.Coralie Charriol, Creative Director & Chairwoman
After a year of so much uncertainty, we’re all feeling the call of the sun, of a little bit of easy living and summertime joie-de-vivre. I was so inspired to turn to this mainstay of our offering and give it a little refresh.
Swiss Made since 1983
The hallmark of the St-TropezTM watch collection is its rigid, open cable bracelet. Each of these bracelets, adorned with two décor clips, features a unique chain bracelet accompanied by a security chain and safety clasp.
Each Charriol cable is manufactured in Switzerland from an exclusive alloy of stainless steel and titanium. They undergo hypoallergenic treatment in a tightly controlled 23-steps production process – the same process used in the medical device industry.
St-TropezTM watches meet the strict standards of Swiss Made – like all Charriol watches, they are assembled in the brand’s workshops in Switzerland and have been delivered worldwide for nearly 40 years.
The new St-TropezTM builds on the original design with an open dial, a slimmer bezel and more simplified attaché and bracelet clasps.
The watch remains a bijoux montre, watch and bracelet combined in one, but with an updated chain design. Inspired by the nautical history of the seaport, the new Marina chain features oblate oval links, an elegant motif that compliments our house codes and will grow into a new staple in our offering. The signature cable band has been slimmed but remains five cables, and is decorated with engraved oval openwork. The watch is designed in a classic 25mm size, or offered as a 20mm mini, perfect for styling on a sun-kissed wrist full of bangles, bracelets and diamonds.
diameter 20mm, height 5.5mm, acid engraved side with St-Tropez™ logo
steel, yellow or rose gold plated stainless steel plain polish, 24 white diamonds 018.cts setting option
white Mother-of-Pearl with 11 white diamonds 0.05cts;
white Mother-of-Pearl with 11 indexes, Cable 2mm
Swiss Made ETA 901.001 quartz
Swiss Made 5 stainless steel 2mm cables with oval openwork and double Charriol engraving steel, yellow or rose gold plated décors
removable new flat oval links marine style chain with security clasp on cables bracelet end pieces