Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s

Joined by friends of the brands, Gentleman’s Journal and the iconic watchmaker dined at 44 Berkeley Square

Last night, the great and the good descended on the Original Annabel’s for a black tie dinner to celebrate Vacheron Constantin’s Fiftysix collection — elegant watches inspired by an iconic model from 1956.

In partnership with Gentleman’s Journal, the event began with Louis Roederer Champange and wines from Berry Bros & Rudd — as guests from racing driver Max Chilton to model Richard Biedul took in the surroundings of the iconic nightclub at 44 Berkeley Square.

Annabel’s and Christie’s will hold a landmark auction in three weeks’ time, with over 250 lots going under the hammer in-situ at this very venue. It was a suitably artistic spot to hold the dinner, where guests discussed and appreciated Vacheron Constantin’s latest offerings.

Soon, guests sat down to dinner, with a starter of grilled poached lobster, and mains including black treacle marinated fillet of beef and champagne and truffle risotto. For a suitably decadent dessert, diners enjoyed a hazelnut and chocolate offering, adorned with gold leaf and a banana sorbet.

Vacheron Constantin’s Fiftysix collection boasts seven timepieces, and expresses its cosmopolitan style through the contrast between the classic dial and the daring case, inspired by the Maltese cross-shaped emblem of the Maison.

Also in attendance was ballet dancer Eric Underwood, auctioneer Henry Highley, models Paul Sculfor and Sam Webb, the Marquis of Blandford and Gentleman’s Journal contributor Oli Cheshire.

Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Sam Harwood, Lady Daisy Fane & Jack Anderson
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Simon Clark & Jacey Elthalion
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Alexander Kraft & Clive Jackson
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Lady Daisy Fane & Lady Violet Manners
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Joe Bullmore & Henry Highley
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Marquis of Cessford & Bowmont
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Lady Tatianna Mountbattern, Archie Rutland & Natalie Salmon
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Lady Tatianna Mountbatten, Luke Stopford-Sackville, Lady Daisy Fane, Earl of Medina
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Joe Bullmore & Oliver Cheshire
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Mathias Le Fevre & Christophe Ramel
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Charlie Astor
Gentleman’s Journal and Vacheron Constantin celebrate the Fiftysix collection at the original Annabel’s
Marquis of Blandford and Ally Cordle

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