François-Henri Pinault’s Outstanding Greubel Forsey GMT Watch
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Ah, the world of the rich! For them a $500,000 birthday gift is almost something trivial, like a simple birthday card. According to François-Henri Pinault, CEO of Pinault-Printemps Redoute (PPR), his father gifted him a quite interesting gift on his 50th birthday: a €325,000 ($500,000) Greubel Forsey GMT luxury watch.
With an 18-carat white gold case, the exquisite timepiece features sapphire crystals and lateral windows that allow the curious eye to gaze upon the intricate movement with 436 components, of which 87 are in the tourbillon cage.
François Pinault, the father of François-Henri Pinault, founded the holding company in 1963, and since then, the PPR name has become an important name worldwide, owning famous brands like Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Yves Saint Laurent. See why expensive gifts are never a problem in this family?