“Lewy” as his original Polish nickname goes, is currently probably the most recognizable Pole in the world, an excellent athlete and the idol of millions of aspiring footballers. Previously known for being a connoisseur of top-tier motorisation, recently he has started to show extraordinary taste in a field of watches, as you will soon see.
When Audemars Piguet was hard at work on the completely new watch family, they kinda boldly claimed it to be a balance for an iconic Royal Oak. When the watches finally saw daylight, the made a splash not seen for a long time. But how good or how bad the CODE 11.59 really is?
Today we present you with some info about the artists whose mainstream persona manifests itself as a watch know-it-all of the highest rank. A guy that others in Hollywood reach out for horological advice regarding new acquisitions.
Gerald Genta created an icon, Emmanuel Gueit its more sporty version, and we are testing its newest incarnation – a chronograph in blue-coloured “Navy” version.