There’s a certain magic when it comes to the craftsmanship of a luxury timepiece. Requiring the perfect balance between technology, traditional practices and aesthetic, the world of watches is elite and exclusive and bringing the industry to light is the tenth anniversary of Masters of Time. Presented by DFS group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, the world-renowned exhibition will makes it way to the historic The Rocks, in Sydney’s CBD.

First created in 2008, the months-long showcase will highlight the most exclusive selection of watches and jewellery that DFS has ever presented. Curated and handpicked by its expert merchant team – a process that has taken more than a year – the exclusive collection is a celebration of the height of craftsmanship as well as the best of design and innovation for both men and women. The exhibition will feature over 80 rare timepieces from 15 world-famous brands including Franck Muller, Hublot, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre. Jaquet Droz, Panerai, Piaget, Roger Dubuis, Tag Heuer, Ulysse Nardin, Vacheron Constantin and Zenith. In addition, several pieces have been created especially for DFS and Masters of Time.

“For a decade, DFS has presented a one-of-a-kind exhibition for collectors, connoisseurs and first-time buyers to discover unique masterpieces in the worlds of watches and jewellery. We are delighted to continue celebrating Masters of Time X in Sydney, and we look forward to presenting our customers in Australia with our best collection yet,” said Matthew Green, Senior Vice President, Watches and Jewellery, DFS Group. “We have worked with some of the most famous brands in the world to create and select masterpieces to captivate experienced and first-time buyers alike.”

The curated Masters of Time X Sydney collection will be unveiled at T Galleria by DFS, Sydney on May 23. The collection will be available for viewing and purchase from May 24, 2019 until end-July 2019.

ICON will be sitting down with ‘Watch Professor’ Carson Chan as well as DFS Global Merchandise Manager of Watches, Alexandre Xavier Bender during the event. Stay tuned for our comprehensive guide on all things luxury watches.