The watch world currently looks to be in the mood

The watch world currently looks to be in the mood

first_imgThe watch world currently looks to be in the mood for a little Rhapsody in Blue, and these timepieces will surely be music to the ears of any true blue collector.1 Available only at Ulysse Nardin boutiques, the Blue Toro watch ripples with a royal blue dial and matching rubber strap. This 43mm watch features both perpetual calendar and dual time functions, as well as a big date display at 2 o’clock. Limited to 99 pieces, the watch has a striking case crafted from rose gold, offering contrast to the cool blue ($56,500).www.ulysse-nardin.ch2 The textured blue faces of Hermès’s new Arceau Marqueterie watches are a study in style. A first in the watch history, the brand used a straw marquetry technique on the dial to create a woven effect in shades of blue, inspired by some of the brand’s most popular tie motifs. The 41mm watch uses a rare, hand-harvested rye straw that is only produced by one farm in France (price available upon request).www.hermes.com3 Celebrate this year’s summer games with Omega’s commemorative Specialties Olympic Collection London 2012 watch. This special edition of the 44mm Seamaster timepiece has a distinctive rich blue dial and matching leather strap. The two-tone effect of the stainless steel case and red gold bezel is also perfectly on trend ($10,500).www.omegawatches.comwww.omegawatches.com4 The Breitling Chronomat GMT watch looks both sporty and sophisticated in its blue incarnation. This 47mm stainless steel classic has a feisty attitude thanks to its black-rimmed blue face that brings to mind the black eye of a tough guy. The sturdy watch comes complete with a 70-hour power reserve and unidirectional ratchet rotating bezel (from $8,635).www.breitling.comwww.breitling.com5 The azure dial of the Dubey & Schaldenbrand Dome GMT watch evokes a tranquil tropical sea. It makes a powerful statement when paired with a bold red strap that smartly echoes the hour indicators on the second time zone located at 12 o’clock, a function that can be adjusted independently via the crown of this 35mm by 47mm watch ($6,600).www.dubeywatch.comlast_img

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