Piaget kept time at the UK’s most prestigious international polo match, which witnessed a resounding victory for England over South America.
The Swiss watchmaker and jeweller, which has been heavily involved in polo for more than 35 years, was official time keeping partner at the at the Royal Salute Coronation Cup at Guards Polo Club, Berkshire.
His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales attended the match and presented the Coronation Cup to England after they beat South America 10-6, along with Piaget’s UK Brand Director, Lorenza Cavalli.
“The Royal Salute Coronation Cup was a breath-taking display of exceptional polo and proved to be a natural fit for Piaget,” said Cavalli. “There is a mutual passion for flawless technique and we were honoured to have been part of this very special event. We would like to congratulate the England team on their impressive victory.”
Before the match, VIP guests were treated to a journey through Piaget time with opportunities to try on watches and jewellery from a brand that is renowned for not only making the world’s thinnest timepieces but also limited edition Piaget Polo watches, including the Piaget Polo FortyFive, a 45mm watch – a size to reflect the average length of a polo match and an 880P (in-house manufactured Piaget movement).
Previously Piaget has sponsored The Piaget World Cup at West Palm Beach and created the world’s first charity polo team, Chukkers for Charity, made up of movie stars, which made a horse-back appearance down New York’s 5th Avenue.