For as long as we can remember, Sofia Coppola has stood out as an icon of style, taste and contemporary elegance. As a determined artist whose work transcends trends, she gives sensitive expression to what femininity is today.
While men do sometimes play roles central to the narrative of herfilms (Stephen Dorff in Somewhere or Bill Murray in Lost in Translation), her leading characters are almost exclusively women. The female perspective is an element particularly relevant to Sofia, a point of view she conveys, time and again, so aptly on screen. With an abundance of talent and a distinctive artistic vision, she knows, better than anyone, how to reinvent the past with a rigorously contemporary touch. Her vision of the 80s and of what it means to be a Panthère woman is the perfect match for this collection, which was born in 1983.
« I’ve always loved Cartier, the archives, the history and the design which is very unique. I am a fan, said Sofia Coppola. When Cartier Watches Tank Mc Replica told me that they wanted to make a film for the relaunch of the Panthère de Cartier watch, I first thought: who is a Panthère woman? What would her environment be? I love the Panthère watch, so I was happy to make a film which captured the chic and the glamour of what it says to me.
It had been hot like hell and became the most copied watch. It was likewise that opinion that made me interested in the history of the brand, since the seller explained that the design was inspired in the very first men’s wristwatch, launched by Cartier Watches 21 Series Replica at 1904. So you can imagine it didn’t take long before I had been obsessed with chains in general, especially with Cartier.At that time watch forums were just becoming popular, see magazines were still uncommon and watch sites like Fratello and Hodinkee didn’t exist yet. These GTG’s were organised by collectors themselves and so were always very amusing. Everybody brought a few pieces in their collection and also heaps of wine and beer, we chatted about the several versions until late in the day. But always the same brands got all the attention for me it was rather frustrating that one only paid attention to my Cartier watches, to be polite. The word ETA was always mentioned like these were inferior movements and also often I heard quotes such as; ‘my spouse would love them!’
The Panthère watch is unique because it is a piece of jewelry that you can wear in the day as a glamour look as well as in the evening. When the Panthère watch came out in 1983, there were so many great movies, and I love the stars of that time. I remember the glamourous kind of women who wore a Panthère watch. It was just a stylish time to remember and to propose a modern interpretation of it. The Panthère woman is elegant, sophisticated, chic and glamourous, still sexy and fun. I think she is a European woman who travels, so we set the story in that way. We just shot a couple of days in LA, in some great locations as Union Station downtown, the Georgio’s night club, a hotel in Hollywood and the “Fox Residence ».