A Journey Through Time has been a yearly affair. This year, Starhill Gallery is set to host the 9th edition of A Journey Through Time – Asia’s premier watch and jewellery showcase. A melting treasure pot of curated experiences in watch, jewellery, fashion, cuisine and entertainment, this event will take place from 20 – 27 November 2015 at Starhill Gallery. There will be a total of 125 international watch and jewellery brands to be previewed this year.
A Journey Through Time IX
Watch and jewellery enthusiasts are in for a treat as there will be an evolution in format for this showcase – offering something for everyone from young beginners to seasoned collectors. In addition to the exhibition of rare private collections, first-in-market editions and exquisite pieces by the world’s leading watch and jewellery brands, guests will be treated to an myriad of events from fashion parades by eminent designers to black-tie dinners, thematic high tea sessions and rousing live performances. Iconic British fashion designer Julien Macdonald will be making a debut at A Journey Through Time IX whose fashion showcase will feature pieces that will be created exclusively for A Journey Through Time IX alongside other show-stopping pieces by the eminent designer. Guests will also be entertained with captivating performances by British mezzo-soprano queen, Carly Paoli and pop-idol heart-throb, Gareth Gates. Workshops by distinguished experts in luxury watches such as horologer Eric Ong and collector Dr. Bernard Chong will take place throughout the event. A series of watch talks will cover topics for beginners, intermediary collectors, as well as the art of fine watchmaking for the affluent connoisseurs. This year, A Journey Through Time will feature international watch brands such as Bedat & Co, Breguet, Cecil Purnell, Hermès, HYT, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Maîtres Du Temps, Moritz Grossmann, Mühle-Glashütte, Omega, Speake-Marin and Zeitwinkel. Exquisite jewellery brands participating will including Ceres, Emperor’s Fine Jewels and Gübelin, to name a few. Not to be missed is the exclusive Omega watch exhibition which will showcase the limited edition James Bond collection for the first time in Malaysia. The ninth installation will see highlight pieces from Mühle-Glashütte starting from RM5,000 to show-stopping pieces from Gübelin worth up to RM6 million. Swiss ultra-luxury watch manufacturer, Patek Philippe will also be launching in Starhill Gallery in line with A Journey Through Time. To heighten the experience, guests will also enjoy specially curated menus for A Journey Through Time by Feast Village’s new Executive Chef at Shook! – Chef Richard Sawyer. A veteran with 26 years of experience, Chef Richard has worked in two Michelin-star restaurants in London and his gastronomic delicacies will be made available at Feast Village from 20th to 27th November 2015. A Journey Through Time will come to a grand conclusion with Starhill Gallery’s Watch of the Year Awards. Determined by an esteemed judging panel, nominated watchmakers will have a chance to be crowned the best of 2015 under seven categories. YTL Hotels together with Starhill Gallery has put together a series of stay packages at its myriad of exclusive hotels. These include JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur and the Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, plus its five resorts across Malaysia; Pangkor Laut Estates, Pangkor Laut Resort, Tanjong Jara Resort, Cameron Highlands Resort, and The Majestic Malacca Hotel.