Tiffany & Co. celebrated the opening of its “The Making of the New York Minute” watch exhibition with a starry cocktail last week at the Landmark Atrium. Guest-of-honours Wyman Wong, Eric Kwok and Jun Kung shared their “New York Minute” stories. Guests were entertained by a live jazz band performance. The band reinterpreted a popular Cantonese song written by Wong and Kwok. Socialites such as Marie Zhuge and husband Ernie Sit, Irisa Wong, Kayla Wong all showed up to party.

Tiffany & Co. showcases archival timepieces in Hong Kong

The exhibition, which opened last week and runs until tomorrow (Aug 30), showcases Tiffany & Co’s watchmaking know-how. The exhibition features eight archival timepieces shipped specially from Switzerland, as well as a series of new watches – the CT60® Watch Collection – which pays tribute to founder Charles Lewis Tiffany. Besides the CT60® series which includes some limited-edition pieces, the exhibition is also showcasing the new 2016 Blue Book Cocktail Collection and East West Mini Collection.

Dynamic duo: Tiffany & Co. is right at home working with world-renowned American designer Reed Krakoff for a brand-new collection

Back in early 1853, Charles Lewis Tiffany installed New York’s first public clock right above his Tiffany & Co. store. Now we can all experience that historical moment by walking through the brand’s watchmaking history. The exhibition allows visitors to witness how Tiffany & Co. has evolved over the past 169 years, and how techniques and designs have advanced.