From classic chronographs to fanciful timepieces, watchmakers are always working on innovations to surprise and seduce fans of fabulous engineering. Here’s a selection of models for him and for her spotted in prestigious window displays around Monaco.
Watch manufacturer Hublot engaged the services of French artist Richard Orlinski to create a series of graphic-inspired watches. This collaboration has resulted in creations such as the Classic Fusion Aerofusion Orlinski red ceramic watch, which is a limited edition run of only 200 pieces.
Car-loving gentlemen will find it hard to resist the Breitling Premier B01 Bentley British Racing Green watch, featured in the selective collection at Zegg & Cerlati. It’s the result of a collaboration with the luxury car manufacturer and features a 42mm steel casing, green dial, and a sapphire crystal glass caseback revealing the automatic chronograph movement inside.
An exquisite piece of jewellery, Piaget’s Extremely Lady watch is a graceful adornment for the wrist. In addition to a rose gold casing set with 24 brilliant cut diamonds, a luxury engraved rose gold bracelet adds the perfect finishing touches, with all the superb sleekness of a silk ribbon.
The malachite casing on this version of the Oyster Perpetual Datejust gives this piece a modern feel, with a President bracelet in yellow gold adding the perfect finishing touches. And it’s not just a pretty face – this is a superb watch, too. With a calibre 2236 movement and a next-generation self-winding mechanical movement, it also features patented Rolex technology in the form of a silicon Syloxi hairspring, offering superlative chronometric performance.