Retro is here to stay, but when choosing a timepiece for your wrist,
you have to also think about its history and legend.
COURTESY OF BRANDS
Reverso is a collection by Jaeger-LeCoultre with 90 years of history behind it. Recently, the brand has introduced the Reverso Tribute Moon. The rectangle case shape is made from polished stainless steel, 29.9 x 49.7mm in size, a tribute to the 1931 edition. The front displays hours, minutes, date, and moon phase, while the reverse displays second time-zone and 24-hour day/night indicator, powered by a hand-wound caliber movement.
Sporty timepiece brand Breitling is inspired by its creation in 1957 and recently introduced the Superocean Héritage II Chronographe 46. The stainless steel case is 46mm in size and is water resistant to 200 metres, with a uni-directional rotating ceramic bezel, precise chronometer certified by the COSC, and a wide array of straps.
The Luminor 1980 Equation of Time or PAM 670 is a retro timepiece inspired by Panerai’s complex astronomic functions. The dark blue dial displays hours, minutes, seconds, AM/PM, date, other time zone, remaining power, and time equation. It features eight days of power reserve. The case back is crystal sapphire, while the case is titanium, 47mm in size. It is water resistant to 100 metres.
THE SPECIAL ONE
This page is just for women. As the end of the year approaches,
if your significant other does not know what to get you, leave this page on his desk.
Ladybird by Blancpain was the smallest automatic movement watch introduced in 1956. Recently, the brand has unveiled the Ladybird Ultraplate in a 18 carat red gold case, 21.5mm in size, and 8.23mm in thickness. The watch is water resistant to 30 metres. The bezel is set by a row of diamonds, 0.57 carat in total, with a ruby hour-marker at 12 o’clock on a mother-of-pearl dial and matching leather straps.
Piaget is all about glamour, and the Limelight Stella collection doesn’t disappoint. Fusing an oval and a round shape, the 18k white gold case is 36mm in size, and the bezel is set with 126 diamonds, and additional 14 diamonds decorating the dial. A large moon decorates the moon-phase indication of this new watch. The case back is made with crystal sapphire, housing an automatic movement.
The Da Vinci Automatic 36 from IWC is designed for everyday glamour, with a 36mm stainless steel case, water drop shaped lugs, and silver dial with gold arabic numerals. The watch features three hands and date, powered by an automatic movement and a 42-hour power reserve. It is water resistant to 30 metres and comes with a stainless steel bracelet.
Simple watches are great for everyday life
and can add a touch of style to your wrist.
Ernest Borel is a Swiss brand that dates back to 1856. It has recently introduced the Yally Automatic, a sleek but sophisticated timepiece with a 41mm case and stainless steel bracelet. The bezel and the middle of the bracelet is decorated with rose gold plating. The dial displays hours, minutes and seconds, with a date indication at 3 o’clock on the white dial. The automatic movement can be seen through the transparent back. The unisex timepiece is water resistant to 50 metres.
Titoni has been in Thailand for a while, and now it is ready to unveil a design for everyday wear — the Space Star. Featuring a two-tone dial in silver and blue, it displays hours, minutes, seconds and date. The automatic ETA 2824-2 movement can be seen through the transparent back of the 40mm stainless steel case. Water resistant to 50 metres, the watch is classic with Roman numerals at 3, 6, 9 and 12 o’clock. The bracelet is polished stainless steel.
The original ceramic timepiece brand Rado introduces the True Automatic Diamonds, a stylish and luxurious “High-tech Ceramic” watch in black. The case is 40mm in size and has a fluid design that blends with the ceramic bracelet. It displays hours, minutes, seconds and dates on a deep mother-of-pearl dial decorated with four diamonds in a true minimalist design.