The bespoke suits and little black dresses waiting in your wardrobe could use some glam company for that impending bash. Here are six watches that are bound to grab eyeballs. By Mitrajit Bhattacharya
BIG BANG UNICO RED MAGIC
After coming up with Magic Gold in 2011, Hublot has now created the first vibrantly coloured ceramic. The Big Bang Unico is the first to use the invention with its 45mm case and bezel made of red ceramic. The flange, indexes, minute and second counters, Arabic numerals, and hands, all match the red hue. 500 pieces; Rs. 18,17,700.
This new collection offers nine models for the ladies with cases (39mm or 36mm) made of stainless steel or 18k SednaTM gold. Diamonds curve along both sides, and a single diamond is set within the crown. Each crown also includes a red liquid ceramic flower with a design made out of five Omega logos. Rs. 2,74,700.
CLASSICO JADE 37MM
Powered by the self-winding UN-815, this flagship Jade edition combines haute joaillerie techniques with time-honoured craftsmanship. Ten diamonds make up a delicate wave in the lower-left quadrant of the dial, and 76 more sparkle on the bezel. Rs. 7,92,000.
CITIZEN L AMBILUNA
Celebrating its centenary this year, Citizen has added three models to their Citizen L Ambiluna collection. These feature moon-glazed sapphire crystal glass, created under the guidance of renowned architect Sou Fujimoto. The Eco-Drive movement powers these watches using natural and artificial light sources. Rs. 29,000.
Made in partnership with cigar brand manufacturer Cohiba and endowed with a 50-hour power reserve, the watch flaunts its airborne legacy, while emulating the rich tones of the Maduro 5 wrapping. Both the Zenith and the Cohiba logos appear on the sandblasted dials. 150 pieces; Rs. 5,76,700.
A brainchild of artist Matt Barnes and Corum, this watch features a clown that is no child’s fantasy. The transfigured subject bares its razor-sharp teeth in a disturbing smile on the big dial, with tattoos peeking from beneath his clown costume. The timepiece lacks hands; hours and minutes are displayed with two red circles on the flange. Rs. 5,22,000.