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Some men have an inner vibration that relentlessly drives them to an urge to explore and spread their true core. Panerai Traits is an invitation to dive into the singular stories of men endlessly looking for the purest manifestation of their passion, reaching perfection in their craft. Just a few traits, to convey a distinctive personality.

GUILLAUME NÉRY, PROFESSIONAL FREE DIVER

Exploring the depths with Luminor Submersible

As far as he can remember, Guillaume Néry has always been fascinated by the sea. Specialized in the queen of all freediving disciplines (constant weight), he broke the freediving world record four times, in 2002, 2004, 2006 and 2008 and won the world champion title twice, in 2008 and 2011. But his passion goes far beyond the mere realm of sports. Freediving has become a true way of life to him. Today retired from the competition, he keeps on training and diving like a professional. He now devotes himself to transmitting his passion to others and to exploring the wonders of nature still hidden in the undersea world. Guillaume is a Panerai Ambassador since 2018 and he wears a Divers Professional watch that can accompany him during all his explorations: the Luminor Submersible 1950 Amagnetic 3 Days Automatic.

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LUMINOR SUBMERSIBLE 1950 AMAGNETIC 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC TITANIO – 47MM PAM01389

The Luminor Submersible 1950 Amagnetic 3 Days Automatic Titanio is a perfect tool for divers. Not only it is water resistant up to a depth of 300 meters, it is also equipped with a rotating bezel to calculate the duration of a dive and it is highly resistant to magnetic fields, thanks to its inner case of soft iron that insulates the movement. A combination of features that makes it a perfect Divers Professional watch, rich in technical features but suitable for any situation. Automatic mechanical P.9010 calibre, with 3-day power reserve.

JASON M. PETERSON, INSTAGRAM LEGEND

Chasing light with Luminor Due

”I walk around, I shoot and post two pictures every single day. That’s what I do”, he humbly says to explain his work as a photographer. The least one can say is that he’s successful at doing it. One million followers savor his stunning black and white photography on his Instagram account. Deeply influenced by classic 40’s and 50’s photographers, he manages to capture amazing light and shades within powerful urban landscapes compositions. He compares his art to an endless hunt: he could be waiting for ever for the perfect light and timing to happen. His love for what is classic and timeless and his obsessive attention to small details dovetail perfectly with Panerai’s brand values and aesthetics. His fascination for Light made him choose Luminor Due.

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LUMINOR DUE 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC ACCIAIO – 45MM PAM00674

The Luminor Due arises in a territory where elegance rhymes with the authentic history of Panerai. Originally created to be used deep underwater, Panerai watches are known for their unparalleled legibility and luminosity in the dark. Inspired by the constant pursuit of Innovation, Panerai reduces the thickness of one of its legendary watches, the Luminor 1950, while leaving its functionality and distinctive design unchanged. Once again, history comes to light with the new Luminor Due.

COSTAS VOYATZIS, FOUNDER OF YATZER.COM

Revealing design purity with Radiomir 1940

“Design is to share” is definitively a good pick as a motto for Yatzer.com. With over a million page hits per month and counting, it has become one of the most popular design websites worldwide. It’s now a reference for magazines as prestigious as Vogue, Wallpaper or the Financial Times. Costas Voyatzis realized at a very young age that sharing his taste for aesthetics was what he wanted to do out of his life, above all else. He has always wanted to create that digital design collection available to everyone, everywhere, all the time. For the past ten years, Costas has thus been traveling around the world, reporting to his readers and followers on discoveries of his expert eye for design. Thanks to its sophisticated mechanicals, elegant simplicity and pureness of the lines, the Panerai Radiomir 1940 is the perfect watch for him.

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RADIOMIR 1940 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC ACCIAIO – 45MM PAM00572

A design can be timeless. It can be a witness and protagonist of the period in which it was born but at the same time it is still contemporary. It is a design classic. Since its creation, the Radiomir 1940 combined solidity, reliability and functionality with a design of absolute modernity, simple and quintessential elegance. The Radiomir 1940 3 Days Automatic Acciaio (PAM00572) combines the purity of its lines with the refined technology of the P.4000 automatic calibre, the first mechanical movement created by the Panerai Manufacture with an off-centre micro-rotor.

MASSIMO BOTTURA, ITALIAN CHEF

Innovating upon tradition, with Luminor 1950

“Cooking is not only about the quality of the ingredients. It’s also about the quality of the ideas”, he says to explain his very personal approach to his work as a Chef. An innovator for over twenty years, Massimo Bottura has recently consolidated his reputation as one of the most creative culinary figures in the world. His internationally renowned three Michelin Star restaurant, Osteria Francescana, was named number 1 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2016. Massimo Bottura’s dishes are a hymn to traditional Italian cuisine, which he never ceases interpreting and reinventing. He always walks on that thin line between tradition and innovation. That’s probably the reason why he chose Panerai’s Tuttonero - Luminor 1950 3 Days Automatic Ceramica.

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TUTTONERO - LUMINOR 1950 3 DAYS GMT AUTOMATIC CERAMICA - 44MM PAM00438

Faithful to the Panerai identity and design, the Tuttonero - Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Ceramica is entirely made of matt black ceramic: a watch with extraordinary aesthetic impact, constructed using the most advanced technologies in the field of materials. By means of a complex series of working and finishing processes, the Ceramic used by Panerai to create the Tuttonero acquires a particularly uniform and even appearance combined with a high degree of hardness (up to five times greater than that of stainless steel), as well as being resistant to scratches, corrosive agents and high temperatures. These characteristics have made ceramic one of the materials of choice in the world of haute horlogerie and make the Tuttonero the ideal watch for the wrist of a great Chef like Massimo Bottura.