Longines La Grande Classique Watches
All About Longines La Grande Classique Watches
As one of the most historical watch brands, Longines have been manufacturing countless incredible timepieces since its establishment in 1832. The Longines watch family has housed a wide array of exquisite collections that are highly admired by watch lovers from all across the world.
Launched in 1992, the Longines La Grande Classique is one of the most admired collections of the brand. These Classique slim watches exhibit sleek and distinctive designs that surprise watch lovers from all across the world. This collection offers amazing options of both watches for men and elegant watches for women. These Longines watches have successfully grabbed the hearts of their audiences and brought massive success to the brand.
Inspired by the Art Deco designs in the period of 1920s, the Longines La Grande Classique collection has been delivering timeless and classic watches with slim and fascinating profile since its release.
As its name implies, the La Grande Classique collection represents refined elegance and classic aesthetics of the brand. Drawing its inspiration from the Agassiz collection of 1982 and its solid gold models, the brand decided to highlight a new collection with singular shapes and elegance, inviting watch lovers to immerse themselves in a universe marked by the sobriety and finesse that would later become the emblems of this traditional La Grande Classique de Longines collection.
The collection La Grande Classique de Longines holds up the reputation of the brand with the winged hourglass. The La Grande Classique lineup represents a symbol of the classic elegance of the brand. All of its watches feature a very slim profile that enhances its elegance and traditional character.
This Longines La Grande Classique watch has found a perfect balance between modern and classic design. The watch absorbs Longines’ classic aesthetic tradition without being old-fashioned. The amazing touch of vintage in the slim and modern watch has made the watch one of the classics of Longines. It is known as a timeless Longines dress watch that can fit perfectly on every occasion.
The first Longines La Grande Classique Watch
The first watch of the La Grande Classique collection was a sophisticated dress watch originally designed for men. The founder Auguste Agassiz aimed to provide quality choices of reliable and beautiful men’s watches for all the watch lovers across the globe. The watch is encapsulated by a 33mm 18k gold-plated case with a striking white dial, classic black hands as well as easy-to-read Roman numeral hour markers.
The Longines La Grande Classique collection impresses its supporters with its particularly sleek design and elegant profile. Retaining the exquisite design and features of the original Longines watches, its profound touch of vintage has proved the watch a top-class model of the brand.
The first watch of this La Grande Classique hit series was launched in 1992. The origins of the watch dates as far back as the founder of the Swiss-made watches; Auguste Agassiz, whose name the collection of the mens dress watches bears. With the classic aesthetic design, the watch can also be a fascinating watch for women with sophisticated charm.
All of the La Grande Classique watches are characterized by Longines’ signature minimalist design. The collection exudes a timeless beauty that will never be outdated.
The Longines La Grande Classique watch is available in several variants. These Swiss-made watches models offer options of not only materials but also different designs and colors of the dial. For example, its Longines Tonneau watch series is available in different sizes and impresses the watch lovers with their avant-garde form.
Besides, the Swiss-made Longines watch also offers versions in an alligator leather strap or an elegant metal bracelet. Its dial options are composed of Roman numerals, simple line indexes or diamond indicators for premium versions.
Well crafted with quality metals and Swiss watchmaking traditions, the Longines watches are known for their durability and practicality. Therefore, the Longines La Grande Classique watches are always a reliable companion for all occasions under all circumstances.
Except for some older models, the current La Grande Classique watch features the special two bridges attached to the case, which is named albeit small, instead of traditional lugs.
Holding up the heritage and quality of the brand, ever since the first watch of this collection, it is powered by Longines in-house watch movements. The Caliber 20A movement for the first watch was developed with a well-built setting mechanism, an anchor escapement and a pendant winding. This exceptional innovation was even awarded in the Universal Exhibition World Fair in Paris.
Longines La Grande Classique Ladies Watches
These Swiss-made La Grande Classique watches shine in style not only as mens dress watches alone but they can also be flaunted by women as well.
The La Grande Classique collection also houses a number of fantastic lady versions ranging different sizes, from 24 to 37 mm. The La Grande Classique collection is versatile with their elegant and exceptional design that amazes its female supporters. These Longines women’s watches perfectly demonstrate the balance of elegance and luxury without being too sparkling. They offer some choices with mixed details of stainless steel and 18k gold as well as diamond jewelled versions. For anyone who is looking for an everyday dressy watch, these Longines watch models should be one of the best choices.
Holding up its brand logo of a winged hourglass, the Longines La Grande Classique is one of its notable collections that defined what a top-class dress watch should be.
Among the most popular La Grande Classique watches, there are a few signature ones like Longines L47554716 and La Grande Classique L49084116 that definitely turn heads on any occasion.
La Grande Classique De Longines L47554716
This watch is a 36 mm mens dress watch with 20 mm lugs. The Longines L47554716 is a men's dress watch that comes with remarkable features including a robust stainless steel case, a scratch resistant sapphire glass with a standard water resistance of around 30 meters.
La Grande Classique De Longines L49084116
This is also a 36mm Longines mens watch that can also be suitable as a larger watch for women. It is powered by a high-quality automatic movement inside a durable stainless steel case with a water resistance of 30 meters.