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Patek Philippe, Jacob & Co… The rich hours of Virgil Abloh and rapper Drake

2020-04-05T21:48:52.241Z

NEW - Definitely, between collaborations and watches in tune, the stylist and the artist become inseparable.



Can't hear of one without seeing the other appear? In recent months, the proximity is evident between the creator of the Off White label, now creative director at Louis Vuitton, and the rapper Drake. The most recent: Virgil Abloh revealed on Instagram that he is revamping the artist's private plane, modestly called Air Drake…

Two Patek Philippe customized for the stylist and the rapper. Patek Philippe

Earlier this year, it was because of their respective Patek Philippe that the two men were talked about. Sacrilege for some, fashion spirit for others, we had already crossed Virgil Abloh with a Patek Philippe Nautilus 5726 on the wrist in black PVD finish. A unique piece that seems to come out of the workshops of MAD Paris, specialized in watchmaking customization. More recently, it was Drake's turn to unveil on Nautilus the Nautilus cited in his song "Life is Good", a (very) beautiful gift offered by the stylist, and probably also from MAD Paris workshops: another Patek Philippe Nautilus 5726, also in black DLC finish, but entirely set with emeralds. Bracelet, dial, bezel… The baguette setting is impressive, and the price must be just as much…

Virgil Abloh with Jacob Arabo, founder of Jacob & Co. Jacob & Co

But we also find the duo Drake / Virgil Abloh on the New York side, alongside the watchmaker and jeweler creator of Jacob & Co. Indeed, Virgil Abloh has just unveiled his first jewelry collection with Jacob Arabo, and wore for occasionally a watch valued at $ 1.8 million. A piece unveiled on the brand's Instagram profile, where Louis Vuitton's director of male creation declared in March: "In my opinion, Jacob Arabo has always been innovative, particularly in terms of the sophistication of emerging designs, and emanation pop culture from the streets… ”This limited edition of three copies, unveiled in the brand's New York store, is a pink gold Caviar Tourbillon with an invisible baguette set of 424 rubies, plus a last stone for the crown .

Rapper Drake has bought an incredible Jacob & Co Astronomia Casino. Jacob & Co

A creation on a green alligator strap which once again meets the tastes of rapper Drake, who recently bought an incredible Jacob & Co Astronomia Casino, incorporating a casino roulette wheel within its casing. A piece of astonishing complexity proposed at 620,000 dollars (575,000 euros). With an imposing rose gold case, it combines a two-axis tourbillon, a magnesium-coated globe, a time display in Roman numerals and an arm with a 1-carat 288 facet cut diamond. A limited edition of 18 copies for those whose fortune has decidedly smiled…

Source: lefigaro

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