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April 2021

Dark desires

Glittery, matte, satin-finished, velvet-smooth... Black and its multiple facets obsess in a play of materials and textures, from dial to case, in a total look or graphic touches..

Audemars Piguet

The Tourbillon Volant Automatique is one of the latest additions to the CODE 11.59 family. Featuring a black aventurine enamel dial providing a sumptuous décor for the flying tourbillon cage located at 6 o'clock, accentuated by an 18-carat rose gold case.

Hublot. Arty

The Classic Fusion Takashi Murakami All Black takes up one of the Japanese artist’s iconic themes, the smiling flower. Reprising the common All Black! code, lit up with black diamonds set on its petals and pistil.

Made for adventure

The new Sky-Dweller, a watch for experienced travellers, is a concentrate of technology. Its Ring Command system allows the wearer to select functions — two time zones and an innovative annual calendar named Saros — and set them simply, quickly, and securely.

Harry Winston. Architecturale

The Ocean Tourbillon Jumping Hour creates a powerful visual impression on the wrist. A timepiece that stands out for its modern architecture. Bringing together as it does two sophisticated complications, the jumping hour and tourbillon, enhanced by the contrast between the tourbillon skeleton floating between two panes of sapphire and the rich opacity of the black sapphire dial.

Chopard. Vent d’Est

East Wind. The L.U.C XP Urushi Spirit by Shi Chen, is steeped in the aesthetic codes of Chinese culture. The first L.U.C timepiece to display the traditional Chinese timekeeping system. This 88-piece limited edition in rose gold features the animals of the zodiac on an Urushi lacquer disc along with the symbol of prosperity and its god Lu Xing.

Breitling. Casual chic

First launched in 1957, the Superocean Héritage treated itself to a slight makeover for its 60th anniversary. Since then, the range has been continuously enriched with new models. Including the Superocean Héritage II B20 automatic with black dial and 44 mm stainless steel case on a black Aero Classic rubber strap.

Roger Dubuis . Aérienne

Aerial. In a limited edition of 88 pieces, the Excalibur Spider is a reinterpretation of the skeleton flying tourbillon. This Haute Horlogerie gem is equipped with a hand-wound calibre reduced to its strict essence to fit more comfortably into the 39mm diameter black DLC titanium case.

Bulgari | Extra-plat

Extra-flat. Presented at the LVMH Watch Week in Dubai in January, the Octo Finissimo Chronographe GMT stands out with its extra-thin 6.99mm thick sandblasted titanium case. Its transparent case back reveals the workings of the BVL 318 calibre, a self-winding GMT movement with a small seconds function.


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