Tornado Matthew caused terrible damage and destruction on the Caribbean island of Haiti just before the opening ceremony of the Bovet 1822 Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) Brilliant is Beautiful Fundraiser Gala event. Fortunately the gala went on to raise 850,000 pounds sterling. The money was collected in conjunction with supermodel/musician/activist Karen Elson and it will go towards the education of women in the destroyed and poverty-stricken island.

During the event at the majestic Claridge’s hotel in London, to which Bovet gave its name and also acted as the strategic partner of AJP, celebrities like soul singer and Grammy Award winner Maxwell and actress Kelly Brook made an appearance. and


Lex Stolk

The author Lex Stolk

Lex Stolk studied Journalism in Utrecht and it was during his time as a student he developed a passion for mechanical watches. He has spent his entire career in the publishing industry working for a wide range of publications before entering the watch world professionally seven years ago. His work for several watch publications made it possible for him to combine his love for both watches and magazines.