Lately, we did a hands-on overview of the brand new Longines Spirit watches. It’s a pilot’s watch, new to the Longines Sport assortment. We discuss to Longines Head of Product Growth Xavier Ligero concerning the Spirit and the way it got here to life.
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Speaking to Xavier Ligero
The Longines Spirit is a watch that appears so acquainted, but it’s new to its assortment. The pilot watch DNA is clearly seen, which additionally derives from the Ministry of Defence specs for pilot watches. On this podcast, I discuss to Xavier Ligero, head of product improvement at Longines since 2014. We focus on how the Longines Spirit (click here for our review) got here to life, which challenges they encountered, and why there are 5 stars on the dial.
As all the time, we begin with a wrist verify, Xavier is sporting his Longines Legend Diver with a date window for this podcast. It’s the watch he purchased to have a good time an enormous step in his profession at Longines. Within the podcast, he’ll clarify to you why. Throughout our dialogue of the date of the Longines Legend Diver, and afterward, for the Longines Spirit watch, he reveals that there is perhaps a Spirit watch and not using a date sooner or later.
Favourite Longines Spirit
When requested about his favourite model of the Longines Spirit (they’re accessible with totally different dials and in numerous sizes, and as a chronograph), he opts for the matte black model (see header picture), however on the stainless-steel bracelet (within the image above).
I additionally ask Xavier Ligero concerning the partnership with ETA they’ve. The actions that Longines use, are sometimes completely developed and designed for them by ETA. It provides an attention-grabbing perception into how shut these firms work collectively on tasks.
We hope you’ll take pleasure in this podcast with some wonderful insights into the design and improvement of the Longines Spirit.