Thurs, 25 Feb 2010: Swiss luxury watch brand, Bell & Ross celebrated the official opening of its first standalone boutique in the world at the Mandarin Gallery today, marking a significant milestone in the brand’s history.

The celebrations began with a ribbon cutting ceremony, before guests were invited to proceed to the Mandarin Court for pre-dinner cocktails, whilst being able to view, for the very first time, the boutique exclusive ‘BR 01-92 Phantom Left Hand Crown’ watch – a limited edition piece that was specially produced to commemorate the occasion. Only 50 pieces of the limited edition ‘BR 01-92 Phantom Left Hand Crown’ will be available in Singapore.

Entertainment for the evening was an exciting burlesque programme helmed by celebrity show producer Daniel Boey. Leading man, Jake Macapagal and his jazz band kept the music flowing, whilst a quintet of dancers captured the attention of guests. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of a Bell & Ross timepiece to Mrs Tay Liam Wee, via a magic act after Mr Carlos Rosillo, CEO, Bell & Ross picked her as the winner of a lucky draw.

The respective heads were also there to grace the occasion – Mr Nash Benjamin the CEO of FJ Benjamin Holdings and Mr Carlos Rosillo, CEO of Bell & Ross and Mr Bruno Belamich, Creative Director of Bell & Ross.

The successful evening ended on a high note with guests joining the dancers, to dance the night away.

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