They say if you expect the unexpected you might just be prepared. This is something the dedicated team at Bell & Ross appreciate, with professional designers, engineers and watch makers committed to creating timepieces created with professional use in mind. Their motto is simple – the essentials of each timepiece should never be compromised by the superfluous.
Time might wait for no man but style is eternal. Proud to stand out from the crowd, Hublot has long been a brand that has dared to be different. Continually pushing forward new and innovative ideas, it is a champion of the art of fusion creating timepieces that are both charming and contemporary.
As we wave summer goodbye and say hello to autumn’s chill and winter’s snow, what better way to keep your spirits up than by making sure you’ve got something special on your wrist. From diamonds to delicious blue hues, we’ve got some watch options that will always make you feel adorned. Words by Laura McCreddie-Doak.
Creative opulence was a key focus of Gucci’s Fashion Week offerings, with creative director Alessandro Michele showing off the boldness of the brand in all of its glory. Never a fashion house to shy away from standing out from the crowd, the recent SS18 showcase in Milan didn’t disappoint. Kooky desirables such as sparkling capes met chic coats and berets in a 80s and glam rock inspired show.
Dynamic and forward thinking Hublot is a champion of the art of fusion. Not content with sticking with the status quo it is a brand that hasn’t shied away from change, instead choosing to embrace the evolution of watch design. Innovation is at the heart of Hublot’s core values and its pioneering approach to master craftsmanship has secured its reputation as a creative force.
Just as time doesn’t stand still neither does watch design. Mastering the art of creating modern and forward thinking timepieces that stand shoulder to shoulder with respected traditional designs could seem like an unforgiving task, however, it is something the limited edition Bell & Ross BR-X1 HyperStellar Skeleton Chronograph manages with ease.
Inspired by one of the leading female figures of World War Two the Bremont Solo-32-LC is an unforgettable timepiece. Named after Lettice Curtis, widely regarded as the most remarkable female pilot of the Second World War, the British made watch is a fitting tribute to one of the nation’s most renowned women.
Hublot has proudly announced its second partnership with boxing great Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather, the undefeated, 12-time world champion, ahead of his fight against UFT mega-star Conor McGregor this weekend.
Art and music have always been intrinsically linked. Hand in hand together they have shaped and indeed divided opinion whilst continually taking strides to champion forward thinking ideas. So it is only natural that Hublot has joined forces once again with Depeche Mode to create a limited edition timepiece that is a master of both style and substance.
Hublot has never been a brand content with sticking with the status quo. Ambitious and forward thinking Hublot continually takes strides to push the boundaries whilst retaining the skill of traditional craftsmanship. Speaking of what makes the brand stand out from the crowd, Hublot President Jean Claude Biver said: “Being unique is what gives Hublot its extraordinary strength, through the incredible commitment expressed by every single person who works for the brand.”
Bell & Ross is a brand known for going to extremes. Not content with simply sticking to the status quo, it continually strives to go above and beyond the call of duty to create timepieces that are both a technical and visual feat. Drawing on inspiration from the history of aviation and military specifications, it is little wonder that their designs are known for their power of precision.
Hublot has always been a brand proud to stand out against the crowd. It has boldly defied convention and pushed boundaries all in the name of innovation. It is this pioneering determination that has earned Hublot a reputation for its forward thinking approach to horology whilst remaining true to master craftsmanship of watch design.
As Porsche once again reaffirmed its historic supremacy in motorsport following an emphatic win at Le Mans recently we take a look at Chopard’s Classic Racing Superfast 45mm watch – a design sure to get your heart racing as quickly as the cars on the track.