Girard-Perregaux Laureato - Discover the story of Laureato

The story of Laureato

First presented in 1975, the Laureato is a true gem of sporting elegance. This seductive, daring and innovative watch is easily identifiable.The Laureato owes its name to its first certified chronometer versions. Now an authentic legend, the Laureato combines apparently irreconcilable qualities and revels in playing with paradoxes.

Discover week after week the facets of the Laureato.


From boldly architectural steel or super-light high-tech titanium, to the elegant classicism of pink or white gold and the radiant sparkle of brilliant-cut diamonds, Laureato covers a broad spectrum of contrasts.

Enlivened by fascinating plays on textures and materials, whether sturdy and technical or refined and precious, the soul of this timeless collection is more vibrantly than ever.



The Laureato evokes the 70's. First presented in 1975, the Laureato is a true gem of sporting elegance. Now an authentic legend, it combines apparently irreconcilable qualities and reveals in playing with paradoxes & strong architectural feats.
Heiress to the previous Laureato generations, the new 2017 Collection sees the rebirth of an icon.


Girard-Perregaux infuses all its legitimacy into this character-filled timepiece, the Laureato, designed for men and women who are aficionados of design, technical sophistication and the art of living. They all bear the unmistakable imprint of the age-old skills and innovative ability characterising the Manufacture in La Chaux-de-Fonds, a major centre of Swiss watchmaking.

Girard-Perregaux Laureato Skeleton


In producing its movements, Girard-Perregaux works with the most innovative technologies, particularly in the development and machining phases of the various components. The decoration, assembly and adjustment stages are entirely performed by hand, using traditional methods.

Long months at the bench are required to accomplish these feats, even though they often remain concealed beneath the steel or gold of the case.


As watchmaking, a few sports of exception are sometimes pursued solely for the sake of mastery or for the sheer beauty of a fine gesture. Discover how the Laureato is dedicated to those with a taste for perfection.

Dressage is known as the highest expression of horse training. Horse and rider are thus expected to move in a shared harmony. Archery is one of the most traditional, yet modern sport: compound bows use a levering system made of cables and pulleys to bend the limbs, improving technical performance and accuracy.

Patience, mastery, self-control, precision… discover a new facet of the Laureato.




In 1971, Italian designer Adolfo Natalini said that any act of design must meet fundamental needs. In the absence of this, design would disappear. Four years later, when the Laureato was presented, it would seem that the architect in charge of the study had this thought in mind. With its sleek lines, easy wearability, unified case and bracelet, the Laureato was conceived to become an essential item, meeting fundamental needs.


Laureato is made for people who know. People with incredible skills, a keen eye for details, a passion. Share with us the story of your Laureato!


On the wrist of an Epicurean, the Laureato inspires an existence nurtured by art & music. Discover an icon from another perspective, through the work of the artist Paul Day : using high-relief, an art form that combines drawn composition and fully rounded sculpture in terracotta, resin and bronze, Paul Day creates stunning sculptures with the City & Urban Architecture as main themes. But also through the work of a master glass-blower, a violonist... the Laureato is truly a piece of art.