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BaselWorld 2014 - Frédérique Constant’s Support to a Good Cause with its Ladies Automatic “World Heart Federation” Collection

April 2014

The brand has announced that once again in 2014, Frédérique Constant will be joining forces with globally renowned actress and model Inès Sastre. Together they will be fighting the scourge of heart disease, particularly in women and children, through their support to the World Heart Federation (WHF).

Two models from Frédérique Constant's “World Heart Federation” Collection
Two models from Frédérique Constant’s “World Heart Federation” Collection

Inès will once again be Frédérique Constant’s Female Charity Ambassador, a role she effectively filled in 2013.
This will be the second consecutive year that Frédérique Constant will be honoured to support the WHF’s “Hearts of Children” campaign. This year, the brand’s support takes the form of a US $75,000 donation to the WHF, in addition to the design and creation of a new Ladies Automatic “World Heart Federation” collection of watches.

Four new models
Rose gold, diamonds and mother of pearl catch the eye. These are the central features of the four new models in the 2014 Ladies Automatic “World Heart Federation” collection.
Two of the watches in this new collection are powered by the accurate and reliable FC-303 calibre movement, and the two others by the FC-310, both featuring 26 jewels, automatic winding and a 38 hours of power reserve. The rose gold plated rotor is decorated with the World Heart Federation logo and beautiful sunray bridges, as well as the delicately engraved “Hearts of Children.”

Left: Inès Sastre - Right: Ladies Automatic “World Heart Federation” FC-310WHF2PD2B3 and FC-310WHF2PD4B3 Models by Frédérique Constant
Left: Inès Sastre - Right: Ladies Automatic “World Heart Federation” FC-310WHF2PD2B3 and FC-310WHF2PD4B3 Models by Frédérique Constant

The bezel of each model is set with 48 sparkling diamonds, totalling 0.74 carat. Even more diamonds are used as indexes, set on a vanilla dial with a guilloché World Heart Federation logo at its centre, and surrounded by a delicate mother of pearl on the outer ring.

The case diameter is 34 mm, and with a depth of just 9.9 mm, this watch will sit comfortably on the most feminine of wrists. Each model offers hours, minutes and seconds functions. In addition, on the FC-303 models, the date is also displayed at 6 o’clock. All have a sapphire crystal see-through case back, and are water resistant to 60 meters.

Finally, each watch will come with a dazzling metal bracelet – either rose gold plated or bi-coloured stainless steel and rose gold plated - with butterfly folding buckle, and all models will be presented in a uniquely designed, WHF heart-shaped gift box.

Two of the new models, the FC-310WHF2PD2B3 and the FC-310WHF2PD4B3, also feature Frédérique Constant’s signature Double Heart Beat opening at the 12 o’clock position.

Source: Frédérique Constant