Slim d’Hermès Quantième Perpétuel Platine
Though displaying hours, minutes, moon phases, second time zone, day/night indication and perpetual calendar, the all blue-clad timepiece still retains a sense of light and airy grace wrapped by a platinum case. Beating inside is the ultra-thin Manufacture H1950 movement measuring just 4mm thick. The signature Abyss blue alligator completes the mysterious look.
Classic Fusion Italia Independent collection
When you combine Hublot’s obsession with art with The House of Rubinacci and ‘the most elegant man in the world’, Lapo Elkann, you’re ensured of quality. A partnership since 2014, this latest collaboration with the superstar gives a sneak peek into the fashion label’s fabric archives: expect tartan designs all fit to 45mm dials in titanium, gold and ceramic.
Breguet Marine Équation Marchante 5887
Cased in 950 platinum, this Breguet number fascinates with the dial in silvered gold, engine-turned. Hour chapter is ringed with Roman numerals and luminscent dots as the facetted hands in 18k gold with luminescent material sweep across the surface, the solar hand even stamped with a facetted golden sun. Days of the week appear in an aperture between 10 and 11 o’clock; months and leap-year cycle show up between 1 and 2; retrograde dates on an arc from 9 to 3 and power reserve between 7 and 9. It’s powered by the self-winding Cal.581DPE and available in gold with blue dial.