If purple is the colour of royalty, blue is definitely the hue for sophistication. In this edition of watch wardrobe, HOT brings you 5 ‘true blue‘ iconic timepieces.
Think blue and you envision an azure sky. Think blue and you imagine the vast depths of the ocean. Think blue and you can see light refract from a multi-faceted blue diamond. Nature abounds with the colour blue. Blue has a calming effect on the mind and stimulates clear thoughts. It’s undoubtedly a favourite with men, and highly appreciated by women, too. What better way to bring blue into your wardrobe than with a classic horological creation.
Our selection of blue watches for the season depict impeccable artistry, creativity, accuracy and a seamless integration of the colour into the mechanism.
True Blue Timepieces
1. Carl F. Bucherer – Manero PowerReserve
Carl F. Bucherer revs up the dial of the Manero PowerReserve watch with subtly graded shades of blue. It’s many complications include retrograde power reserve indicator, seconds dial and date and day displays.
2. Breguet – Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9088
Breguet’s Classique Phase de Lune Dame 9088 has a dainty moon indicator on its white enamel dial. The blued steel hands and blue alligator strap complement the moon phase beautifully.
3. Patek Philippe – World Time Reference 7130
World Time Reference 7130 by Patek Philippe has an impressive grey-blue dial, with graphic details. Shiny peacock blue alligator strap completes the look of the watch.
4. Chopard – Happy Ocean
Chopard’s Happy Ocean watch brings forth a vivid navy blue. Two-toned blue dial has hour markers that light up underwater. Navy blue NATO strap enhances its sea-sporty look.
5. Roger Dubuis – Excalibur 36 Automatic
Excalibur 36 Automatic by Roger Dubuis is like a burst of electric blue lava. The blue dial is complemented by a bezel set with 48 blue sapphire. There’s a blue alligator leather strap to match!
So, which is your choice of blue? Tell us about your favourites in the comment section below.