Cyril Ratel, a Swiss entrepreneur from Geneva, Switzerland, having its roots from family of watchmakers in the 1970s, launched his own eponymous brand of watches in 2004 after completion of his Masters in Business Administration and Economics. Besides his expansionist quality, the creativity and precision found in his Ratel brand has pulled the doors of world open for his brand to flourish Cyril’s Swiss origin and family business of watchmaking appeared for him as a blessing in disguise, which aided him and his watchmakers to come out with delicate and opulent brand of watches to please the conscience of watch lovers. The brand came into existence through hard work, experience and skills garnered his brand much praise globally. Through the Ratel’s watchmaking journey, Ratel has collaborated with Aston Martin UAE which is the world’s only independent luxury car group, to paint the creative picture of watches through the combination of global inspiration and Swiss quality.
Through this collaboration RATEL watches came up with the bespoke and symbolistic brand. The collaboration has taken the brand to a new thriving levels on account of the creation of an exclusive and unique timepiece inspired by the DB11 model of the iconic luxury British sports car. The constituents of this piece includes deep green rubber strap that appear to be absolute luxury for any car enthusiast, black dial of the watch unveils UAE’s emblematic falcon plus featuring flag colors, built on solid stainless steel with a black matt PVD 42 millimetres diameter. In addition to this, the watch is waterproof with Swiss made precise chronograph movement and a sapphire glass which costs AED 50,000. This latest special edition watch has proved to unify the Swiss artisanship and skilfulness with the pre-eminent mechanical engineering in creating this luxury timepiece. Brand’s genuine quality and origin, has helped it in making new space in the global market. Not only this but Ratel’s’ each timepiece can be appreciated for its graceful component picking, artistry, precision, accuracy, uniqueness and its uncompromising quality inputs which has won it a global scope.