Chopard Happy Sport

The Chopard watch icon dons a red dress

Chopard Happy Sport
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Born from the inventiveness of Caroline Scheufele, Co-President and Artistic Director of Chopard, the Chopard Happy Sport watch has been continuously propagating its free spirit and modernity through the watchmaking world since its creation in 1993. Today, the icon continues to distil its aura of happiness and Joie de Vivre through two new editions measuring 30 millimetres in diameter and dressed in red. The first, in ethical 18-carat rose gold, gives pride of place to jewellery crafts thanks to a generous diamond and ruby setting. The second combines stainless steel with ethical 18-carat rose gold for a flamboyant bi-material version. At their heart beats the Chopard 09.01-C movement, while their dial features the legendary dancing diamonds joined by three dancing rubies happily following the movements of the woman who wears them.

Chopard Happy Sport

Rubies, a symbol of happiness

Happiness suits it. With its precious dancing gems, Happy Sport appears to transform the passing of time into an eternal race towards exhilaration and panache. It was thus entirely natural for Chopard to invite rubies to waltz with its traditional dancing diamonds on the dial of this watchmaking icon. These precious, timeless stones were chosen for their flamboyant red hue symbolising prosperity, joy and fulfilment. With a 30mm-diameter case size ensuring a perfect fit on a slender wrist, two new timepieces equipped with two dancing diamonds and three dancing rubies are thus joining the collection.

Chopard Happy Sport

The first variation is made of ethically sourced 18-carat rose gold in line with Chopard’s commitment to promoting sustainable luxury. The sides of the case are entirely set with diamonds, while the crown, bezel and cabochons feature intense red rubies. The iridescent dial is in white textured mother-of-pearl – a noble material whose natural waves are reminiscent of its extraction from the heart of shells – featuring a centre adorned with a refined guilloché pattern and micro-setting.

Chopard Happy Sport

The second watch of this happy duo opts for a casual chic look with a steel case combined with a bezel, crown and cabochons in polished ethical 18-carat rose gold. The crown is set with another ruby, echoing the dancing gems on the dial and the glossy red alligator leather strap fitted on these two new Happy Sport watches.

Chopard Happy Sport

Faithful to its independence and its promise of mechanical precision, Chopard has equipped these two timepieces with its 09.01-C movement, produced in its watchmaking workshops and endowed with a 42-hour power reserve. Its exquisite finishing and curved oscillating weight may be admired through a transparent case-back.

Chopard Happy Sport

Happy Sport, a new vision of time

In 1993, capturing the mood of the moment, Caroline Scheufele dreamed up a sports watch based on an original and surprising association between steel and diamonds. This unprecedented bold move marked the birth of the Happy Sport. Ever since, it has continuously celebrated a Joie de Vivre that women daily reinvent to conquer the world in which they wish to live and the person they aspire to become. It stages an entrancing show imbued with tireless creativity and in which the wearer herself plays a vital role, since it is her own movements that breathe life into the dancing diamonds and into the constantly recomposed tableau. The collection is a reflection of this fast-paced, vibrant life. Right from its beginnings, Happy Sport has lent itself to a perpetual flow of transformations, resulting in a profusion of models reflecting Chopard’s boundless creativity.

Happy Sport Ref. 274302-5005

Chopard Happy Sport Technical Specifications and Price

Happy Sport Ref. 274302-5005 in ethical 18-carat rose gold 

Case

  • Ethical 18-carat rose gold set with diamonds
  • Total diameter: 30.00 mm
  • Thickness: 11.38 mm
  • Water resistance: 30 metres
  • Facetted cabochons and crown in ethical 18-carat rose gold set with rubies
  • Bezel in 18-carat rose gold set with rubies
  • Glareproofed sapphire crystal
  • Exhibition case-back

Movement

  • Mechanical movement with automatic winding Chopard 09.01-C
  • Total diameter: 20.40 mm
  • Thickness: 3.65 mm
  • Number of jewels: 27
  • Frequency: 25,200 vph (3.5 Hz)
  • Power reserve: 42 hours

Dial and hands

  • White dial in textured mother-of-pearl
  • Guilloché centre surrounded by a decorative fillet of diamonds
  • Two dancing diamonds and three dancing rubies
  • Gilded Roman hour-markers and baton-type hour-markers set with rubies
  • Gilded hours and minutes hands
  • Gilded central sweep-seconds hand

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, seconds

Strap and buckle

  • Strap in red alligator leather strap
  • Pin buckle in ethical 18-carat rose gold set with diamonds

Price

  • CHF 53,800 / $53,800 / 53 600 € / £46,900 / ¥6,150,000

Happy Sport Ref. 278573-6026

Happy Sport Ref. 278573-6026 – in ethical 18-carat rose gold and stainless steel in 18-carat ethical rose gold and stainless steel

Case

  • Stainless steel
  • Total diameter: 30.00 mm
  • Thickness: 11.38 mm
  • Water resistance: 30 metres
  • Facetted crown in ethical 18-carat rose gold set with a ruby
  • Bezel and cabochons in 18-carat rose gold
  • Glareproofed sapphire crystal
  • Exhibition case-backG

Movement

  • Mechanical movement with automatic winding Chopard 09.01-C
  • Total diameter: 20.40 mm
  • Thickness: 3.65 mm
  • Number of jewels: 27
  • Frequency: 25,200 vph (3.5 Hz)
  • Power reserve: 42 hours

Dial and hands

  • Silver-toned dial with guilloché centre
  • Two dancing diamonds and three dancing rubies
  • Gilded hour-markers
  • Gilded hours and minutes hands
  • Gilded central sweep-seconds hand

Functions

  • Hours, minutes, seconds

Strap and buckle

  • Strap in red alligator leather strap
  • Pin buckle in stainless steel

Price

  • CHF 7,230 / $7,230 / 7 200 € / £6,310 / ¥830,000

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