Figuratively, it is a subtle way of letting everyone know you have made it to the highest levels success. Literally, it is a mechanism designed by Abraham-Louis Breguet in 1795 to counteract the negative effects of gravity on a mechanical watch.
The word Tourbillion is French for “whirlwind” referring to its shape and movement.
It is widely regarded as watchmaking’s most difficult movements to produce.
Any mobile phone can keep the time more accurately than a perfectly built tourbillion. It is complexity for complexity’s sake… and that is sexy.