Heralding the ultra-light era
Weighing in at just a few grammes each, these technical watches are drawing on composite materials and breakthrough technologies to reach new heights.
Richard Mille’s first women’s sports watch weighs 36 grammes, including the Velcro strap. Developed in close collaboration with six inspiring athletes*, the six versions of the RM 07-04 Automatic Sport – five in Quartz TPT and one in carbon TPT – are irresistible. Their joyful appearance and advanced, very compact and skeletonised movement make them the ultimate women’s sports watches.
*Aurora Straus, Margot Laffite, Nelly Korda, Nafi Thiam, Yuliya Levchenko & Ester Ledecká.
Including 26 grammes for the bracelet. The Big Bang Integrated Tourbillon Full Carbon is lightweight, technical and robust. In a limited edition of 50 numbered pieces, its case and integrated strap are made of carbon fibre and Texalium, and the watch is powered by the HUB6035 Manufacture calibre which has an openworked baseplate.
Ressence 42 grammes
As well as the charm of this new soft green colour, the Type 8 S has a distinctive minimalist design, exemplary ergonomics and weighs very little. The Belgian manufacture has also fine-tuned the convex dial to optimise readability. A Superluminova treatment makes it easier to see the time, even in the dark.