Athletic-inspired timepieces to step up your style game.
BLANCPAIN A small batch of ocean-hued, high-beat chronographs modeled after the Mediterranean Sea. Blancpain's limited-edition Ocean Commitment Bathyscaphe Flybacks highlight the brand's Fifty Fathoms diving watches' 60th anniversary, alongside the launch of a richly illustrated book chronicling the timekeeper's underwater exploration. A portion of sales proceeds from each ceramic bezel montre backs the brand's charities committed to protecting, exploring and preserving the seven seas. Price upon request at blancpain.com
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Louis Vuitton’s surprising Spin Time complication, visible through a transparent back, is an exclusive innovation in dazzling rose gold. This modernized take on LV’s classic tambour links high watchmaking and playful handling to bring about a posh design with big game appeal. A stylish step up for this LVMH member, constructed in La Fabrique du Temps, with unobstructed views of its CÃ´tes de GenÃ¨ve for added intrigue. A dorÃ© case diameter measuring 44mm, gray dial and complementary Anthracite gray alligator strap reigns in a 40-hour power reserve and 12-hour GMT function. An agile ticker that oscillates with a LV119 calibre, masked by a reflection-proof sapphire glass coating and uncommon date display at 4:30. Established on a contemporary way to read time, hours are readable on Spin Time’s rotating cubes/cylinders; minutes remain readable by a hand.
Spin Time’s unseasoned, agile movement indeed makes a fascinating release from a Swiss-made, French marque. Price upon request at Louis Vuitton stores and louisvuitton.com