Functional and Fashionable for Active Lifestyles...

Functional and Fashionable for Active Lifestyles

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A watch can serve many purposes beyond just telling time, it depends on design objectives and functions that the watch has been installed, including the important things to indicate the status, fondness and tastes of the wearer, which wouldn’t be wrong to say ‘You are what you wear’. 

Sports watches are a wide range of selective and certainly popular with quite a lot from watch lovers, especially in the luxury watch segment. In addition to being graceful, some sports watches are equipped with functions and interesting stories. While some watches can perfectly combine sportiness, luxury and functionality, others are crafted from precious materials that break the norm and style of traditional watches.

If you are looking for a sports watch that has all the features. This is an interesting choice that can’t be overlooked.

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Bell & Ross BR05 Green Gold

Bell & Ross has made a reputation for creating timepieces that inspired by the instruments on the dashboards of fighter jets. This different design creates a brand identity and making strong devoted fan base. Since 2019, the brand has tried to expand the market with release new watch collections with determination to maintain the brand original design identity.

All of this led to the launched of BR05 collection with the concept of creating a sports watch for urban people with an adventurous heart and offers a choice of materials in addition to the stainless steel case and most recently they matching BR05 with gold in full gold both the case and the bracelet with an eye-catching green dial.

The Bell & Ross BR05 Green Gold is considered the 3rd generation of the Gold Family, the case and bracelet are made from 18-carat 5N gold that maintain the brand classic design in the creation of square-shaped watches with chamfered edges on all four sides. The case is polished with a satin pattern that gives the watch a beautiful shine and all four corners have bolts that hold the body, which is another brand identity.

The case size of 40 mm is considered suitable for both men and women to wear comfortably. In addition, the integrated design that is combined case and bracelet into one unit makes it harmonious and outstandingly beautiful with polished edges of the case brings out its contours. The alligator-leather strap is also available as an option, the first time the BR05 has featured a leather strap.

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On the BR 05 Green Gold dial, the green shade takes on a luminous, sparkling tone. The surface is polished in a sunray style changing color when tilted. To ensure better readability in the dark, the hands, numerals and indices, are covered in C3 superluminova, a luminescent material. When turning to the back of this watch, you will find the sapphire crystal caseback reveals the beating heart of the automatic BR-CAL.321 mechanism and include the gold material to making parts such as the winding rotor.

The sporty design derived from aircraft has been adapted to suit the use of city life or office workers. Combined with the choice of precious materials such as gold, the Bell & Ross BR05 Green Gold is a striking balance showing a harmonious blend of design and function. 

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OMEGA Speedmaster ‘57

The OMEGA’s Speedmaster collection is not remembered for their epic journey from Earth to the Moon only, but in the motor sport world their watches are also recognized for their quality, performance and precision. From its beginnings in 1957, the brand has launched a new collection that reinterprets the past with a contemporary design while retaining a classic style and presented all through the new Speedmaster ’57 collection.

The Speedmaster ’57 collection is a symbol of the original Speedmaster design that introduced in 1957 for racing car drivers and engineers on the track. As a tribute, the Speedmaster ’57 collection consists of eight new watches has been delivered with a slim style, colorful dial choices, a vintage metal bracelet, and an outstanding Co-Axial Master Chronometer 9906 movement – reaching the pinnacle of precision, magnetic resistance, and high performance.

In this new collection, the case dimension has been reduced to be slimmer from the original 41.5 to 40.5 mm, with design references from the original Speedmaster, including the distinctive Board Arrow hand and the unique Dot Over Ninety, a classic pattern of the Tachymeter scale located on the bezel.

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The OMEGA Speedmaster ’57 collection is available in eight new models and four dial colors that are sandwich black style, green, burgundy and blue with a variety of straps including leather and stainless steel materials. Another thing that has changed from the original is that it has received feeling of being a mechanical watch like the Moonwatch.

OMEGA has switched from the automatic movement 9300 to new manual-winding movement OMEGA Co-Axial Master Chronometer Caliber 9906 that are Certified Master Chronometer approved by METAS, and 60-hour power reserve.

More importantly, this watch collection was recognized by famous Hollywood and Asian actors who became OMEGA brand ambassadors, George Clooney and Hyun Bin.

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Franck Muller Casablanca

Another important aspect that makes a watch interesting is the story behind and it would be even more interesting if the story pleasant to that person’s heart. Therefore, we see many watchmakers constantly catching up on stories with the development of their new watches collection, whether they launched as special or limited editions. The Franck Muller watch that appears here, it can be said that if anyone are fan of classic movies like Casablanca or having impressive memories of this beautiful city, you should not be missed at all.

Casablanca, the Hollywood classic romantic drama film that set during World War II starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman fascinates audiences with impressive screenplays and dialogue, as well as the theme songs. The film has inspired the world in countless romantic stories that take place across the city of love. Franck Muller, the founder of Swiss luxury watch are one of the audiences who fascinated the film and brought it into his special timepieces, the Franck Muller Casablanca based on the stainless steel Vanguard sports watch.

Of course, this watch collection retains its design identity on the Tonneau case, available in two sizes 41 and 43 mm. Decorated and created according to the Cintrée Curvex concept meaning “a curved curve” with a case that curves along various curvature axes of the watch’s case on four levels instead of two like the classic Tonneau watch.

 The dial’s printed hour markers combined with diamond-shaped hands that blends seamlessly with the second hand in the middle of the dial and showcase the Art Deco design with both straight and arched at the same time, the inner bezel conveys Vanguard’s signature style details such as compass points and angular skeleton hands with an arrow-shaped second hand.

Enhanced technical features and other functionalities include a small date window and luminescent hands. The oversized hour markers of the Vanguard Casablanca were added to increase legibility along with a bold design that perfectly reflects the military watch of the era.

The Franck Muller Vanguard Casablanca comes in four color way inspired by the movie and the city itself including black, brown, salmon and special color the Boutique Edition. The collection also features a choice of three-hand or chronograph models powered by the Caliber 2880 automatic movement and also features a central seconds hand and a 30-minute timer sub-dial, as well as a small seconds display at the 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock positions.

No matter what color or style, Franck Muller Casablanca is a sports watch that brings the classics of the era back to the modern world in a distinctive and perfect way.

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Bulgari Octo Roma

It’s undeniable that in the past, Bulgari has fully elevated itself from being a fashion watch brand to being a manufacturer of high-end timepieces and stand out to the next level as they apply the knowledge of jewelry maker to design their own watches to be elegance and meet the needs of customers, along with a model that has always received excellent responsiveness, the Octo.

Octo’s name was first introduced in 2012, and has created a significant phenomenon in the watchmaking industry over the past several decades with its profoundly innovative and dynamic consistency of Italian design. Enriching the art of Swiss watchmaking and Bulgari’s indescribable talent to reviving and re-strengthening their uniquely beautiful aesthetics, this concept has been passed down from generation to generation until it becomes Octo Roma.

Both the Octo Roma three-hand and chronograph models are inspired by an octagonal design that pays homage to the brand’s historical connection to the Eternal City that are another signature of this watch collection and add a sportiness touch of luxury to reflect the uniqueness that meets the wearer who has self-confidence and a preference for unique timepieces.

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Case designs that converge between round and octagonal shapes create a subtle harmony of textures, light and shadows. The crown is seamlessly integrated into the case of both watches and is protected by crown protectors – each watch is also water-resistant to a depth of 100 meters. It also convenience of use with a quick strap change system requires no special tool, a simple click is enough to change the strap in a few seconds.

The dial is further enhanced by the Clous de Paris motif, a motif commonly used in luxury timepieces. It is beautiful when reflecting light in different angles. In the three-hand model on the 41 mm case, it comes with an automatic movement with a power reserve of 41 hours. While the chronograph model is powered by BVL 399 caliber, a Swiss-made in-house mechanical movement. 

With classic elegance and meticulous polishing in every detail on the watch in Casual Chic style, combined with a sporty and timeless shape, the Bulgari Octo Roma is the perfect timepiece for casual or formal occasion.