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HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH MONTBLANC




Just in time for the festive season, Montblanc introduces a specially curated selection of thoughtful and meaningful gift ideas. Elegant modern design, fine craftsmanship and innovative technology to surprise and delight loved ones with.


Expressive calligraphy fountain pens for handwriting aficionados, smart functional luggage for global explorers, effortlessly elegant timepieces for stylish trendsetters, luxury smartwatches for connected lifestyles, or smart headphones for intrepid travelers. Be inspired and find cool, unforgettable gifts for everyone on this year’s holiday list.


Writing Instruments

WALT DISNEY COLLECTION

Limited edition writing instruments pay homage to the life and legacy of the beloved storyteller and creator of Mickey Mouse. With its latest Great Characters edition, Montblanc celebrates the cultural legacy of Walt Disney (1901 – 1966), the American filmmaker, entrepreneur and innovator who pioneered groundbreaking motion picture technologies in sound, colour and animation to bring to life his many unforgettable characters on screen, including the beloved Mickey Mouse.


Created in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, the design of the editions narrate the legacy of this creative visionary who gave children and adults alike new ways to dream. Available as Special Edition, Limited Edition 1901 and Artisan Edition limited to just 90 pieces, with each writing instrument Montblanc tells the story of a master filmmaker and entertainer whose creative vision and entertaining talent has touched the lives of millions.





MEISTERSTÜCK CALLIGRAPHY COLLECTION

A new collection celebrates the art of calligraphy and its origins across cultures with new nib innovations and the artistry of Montblanc craftsmanship. With its Meisterstück Calligraphy Collection, Montblanc leans into its know how to elevate the art of hand lettering with a new nib, the Flex Nib. Made from gold to bend and spread more easily, it allows for more elaborate and more expressive calligraphy, enabling a variety of writing styles and delivering a remarkable writing sensation. Available as classic Meisterstück Yellow Gold 149, Meisterstück Calligraphy edition and Meisterstück Calligraphy Maki-e Limited Edition 88.


STARWALKER COLLECTION

Telling the awe-inspiring story of space exploration, the StarWalker collection inspires us to reconnect with our planet. A reminder of its brilliance and preciousness. The lineup defined by innovation, engineering and modernity includes a Precious Resin edition in all black with contrasting metal fittings, a Doué edition with a black resin barrel paired with a metal cap or forepart, and a sleek full Metal edition. Each edition is available as a Fountain Pen, Ballpoint and Fineliner Pen.


MEISTERSTÜCK LE PETIT PRINCE COLLECTION

For its second instalment, the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Special Edition continues to bring together the heritage of a timeless favorite and the cultural influence of a literary great. While the first edition introduced in 2018 drew inspiration from the character of the fox who instructs the little prince on the importance of human bonds and friendship, the latest Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Special Edition is inspired by the aviator – as imaginative person and the book’s narrator he symbolizes the value of mentorship and learning about life through shared exploration.


Leather goods

TRAVEL FOR INSPIRATION: RECONNECT WITH THE WORLD

Montblanc’s new travel assortment designed for enhanced mobility, inspiring travelers to become global citizens. Montblanc travel companions provide reliability, performance and smart functionality so that travelers, explorers and wanderers can focus on what really matters: reconnecting with the world through their discoveries. 


The #MY4810 Montblanc Nightflight Trolley is a versatile and reliable travel essential for any modern traveler or intrepid adventurer. The lightweight polycarbonate trolleys with their 360° degree ball-bearing wheels, multi-stop adjustable extension handle bar is now available in a more compact version and in a sleek silver colour for an added touch of sophistication.





Meisterstück Urban blends clean and sleek sophistication with an urban attitude. The collection is made for those who enjoy balancing smart business attire with contemporary clean accessories. For a bolder statement look, selected pieces are available in an electrifying brand new shade of cobalt blue.


Urban life can be fast-paced and intense at times, and requires luggage and accessories to keep up with the pace. Montblanc Extreme 2.0 is the latest iteration of a collection built for the pace of urban life with a technical look pairing leather with a carbon fibre print motif, plain leather and matt black metal fitting. Meisterstück Soft Grain Mix Tapes Capsule Collection pays homage to the 1980s – a new bold and cool line of luggage and accessories features a graphic cassette tape print. Hip and stylish, small and large pieces in black soft grainy leather feature an artistic graphic «tape» digital print that evokes 80s and 90s music tapes and the pop culture of the era. With this collection, Montblanc takes a nostalgic trip back to a decade of experimentation and cultural disruption.


New technologies

STYLISHLY CONNECTED WITH THE NEW AUGMENTED PAPER+                          

AUGMENTED PAPER+

In an enlarged A4 format, the new Montblanc Augmented Paper + opens up new possibilities by giving creative minds more space to express themselves. Ideal for working in or out of the office, Augmented Paper + comes in the form of an envelope made from Italian fullgrain calfskin leather that encloses the electronic digitizer, an A4 notepad and the new StarWalker ballpoint writing instrument, featuring a blue translucent dome beneath the Montblanc emblem, reminiscing the Earth emerging above the lunar horizon. For enhanced productivity, Augmented Paper + is upgraded with the new Template feature allowing users to digitize their written notes into any template they choose for faster document processing.


SUMMIT 2 GOLDEN AND BROWN COLOR STEEL 

Summit 2 is Montblanc’s digital interpretation of fine watchmaking seamlessly bringing together the Swiss design codes of traditional timepieces, premium materials and brand-new wearable technology. The two new additions in Golden and Brown color steel feature the latest software updates including Tiles on Wear OS by Google that provide quicker access to the information and actions most often checked with a simple swipe, and offering more ways to customize the information that matters the most to the watch’s owner. It also features the latest Snapdragon Wear 3100 chipset by Qualcomm for enhanced performance, improved battery life and a weeklong time-only mode. 





Watches

MONTBLANC CAPTURES THE SPIRIT OF SOPHISTICATED ELEGANCE WITH ITS HERITAGE PRODUCT LINE

HERITAGE

Inspired by historical Minerva classic wristwatches from the 1940s and 1950s, the new Heritage product line combines the elegance of watchmaking past with today’s bold design codes and technology. This Spirit of Sophisticated Elegance, that combines a modern style with an attention to detail, is the essence of the new Heritage product line design. 

This sophisticated elegant aesthetic is reflected throughout the whole collection as each timepiece incorporates time-honoured horological know-how with vintage classical design codes. The highlight of the new product line is the Heritage Pulsograph Limited Edition 100, a timepiece inspired by what collectors call the ‘doctor’s watches’.


NEW FEMININE EXPRESSIONS JOIN THE MONTBLANC BOHÈME PRODUCT LINE

BOHÈME

Designed for the contemporary, sophisticated and selfconfident woman, the Bohème Product Line welcomes two new Manufacture Perpetual Calendars, a new Full Calendar and four new Day/Night models. Bohème is Monblanc’s key feminine product line that interprets the codes of fine watchmaking in a distinctive way. The product line blends simplicity with timeless design and features refined complications for today’s independent women. Highlight of the collection is the Manufacture Perpetual calendar, available in a choice of steel or rose gold, featuring a brand-new in-house movement, the calibre MB 29.22, that took three years to develop.


INSPIRED BY THE SPIRIT OF MOUNTAIN EXPLORATION, THE 1858 PRODUCT LINE GETS CLOSER TO NATURE

1858

The Montblanc 1858 finds its inspiration in the world of mountain exploration, with the introduction of a new khaki-green colour that enhances the connection to nature. A reinterpretation of the Minerva pocket watches and chronographs from the 1920s and 1930s, the new Montblanc 1858 timepieces capture the spirit of the past in a modern way combining a vintage looking bronze case enriched with aluminum that evolves over time and innovative, highly functional in-house complications. The collection includes four new 1858 editions: Two new 1858 Automatic models, a 1858 Chronograph and a 1858 Geosphere.





Fragrance

AN INVITATION TO EMBARK ON A REAL EXPEDITION TO DISCOVER THE MOST PRECIOUS SCENTS

MONTBLANC EXPLORER

After Legend and Emblem, Montblanc launches a new fragrance in 2019 that pays tribute to exploration. An olfactory travel diary – Montblanc EXPLORER invites adventurers on a fantastic journey, giving them the opportunity to discover the rarest ingredients and manufacturing methods that combine craftsmanship with the latest technology.


About Montblanc

Synonymous with excellence in craftsmanship and design, Montblanc has been pushing the boundaries of innovation ever since the Maison first revolutionized the culture of writing in 1906. Ingenuity and imagination continue to be driving forces for the Maison today as it advances its expression of fine craftsmanship across product categories: luxury writing instruments, watches, leather goods, new technologies and accessories.  Reflecting upon its ongoing mission to create fine lifetime companions born from bold ideas and expertly crafted through the skills of the Maison’s artisans, the iconic Montblanc Emblem has become the ultimate seal of performance, quality and an expression of sophisticated style. With its origins deeply rooted in the culture of handwriting, Montblanc continues to assert its cultural commitment around the world honouring modern day patrons who support the advancement of the arts, as well as wide-ranging initiatives that promote arts and culture.






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