It took 8 years of research for F.P.Journe to develop this revolutionary horological concept with extremely precise requirements, leading to this innovative horological concept. Fitted with a revolutionary electromechanical movement, the élégante by F.P.Journe provides more than 8 years autonomy with the performance of a watch that is exceptionally comfortable to wear. After remaining motionless for 35 minutes, the watch switches to standby mode in order to save energy, and its hands stop turning. In standby mode, the microprocessor specially created for this watch continues to measure the time. When the motion detector visible on the dial at 4h30 is activated, the élégante automatically sets itself to the correct time, with the hands taking the shortest path, whether clockwise or counter-clockwise. The élégante by F.P.Journe allows time to be stopped and started again – the absolute dream of all watchmakers. Magical!

Combining tradition and modern technology, the élégante 48 mm by F.P.Journe – produced both in Titanium and in Titalyt® – embodies the magic inherent to all F.P.Journe creations. It surely makes its mark on horological history.

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