World Of Watches

Ten Watches for Every Type of Personality in Your Life

I’ve got my eye on No. 5.

Dec 05, 2017 | By Luxuo Malaysia

1| The Natural Born Star

Jaeger-LeCoultre, Rendez-Vous Moon

It takes a glamorous personality who is comfortable with the spotlight to pull this one off. Jaeger-LeCoultre’s expertise in high jewellery is on full display with this timepiece — the bezel and the rim of the case are entirely set with brilliant cut diamonds. Sparkly embellishments on the face is intended to celebrate the romanticism of the moon. On the edge of the dial, the star, a signature of the Rendez-Vous line, offers a “discreet reminder of the time of a future rendez-vous”. Auto-mechanical movement, 40-hours power reserve.

2| The Grand Matriach

Bovet 1822, “Blue Peacock” Grand Feu Enamel Amadeo Fleurier 39 & “Butterflies” Grand Feu Enamel Amadeo® Fleurier 39

Bovet’s winter releases are timed just in time for the holiday seasion. Designed by Ilgiz Fazulzyanov, they feature miniature paintings by Bovet artisans using Grand Feu Enamel. The “Blue Peacock” Grand Feu Enamel Amadeo® Fleurier 39” has embedded 94 diamonds on the bow, bezel and lug, with the 18K red gold base, highlighting the grandeur of a flaunting peacock. “Butterflies” Grand Feu Enamel Amadeo® Fleurier 39” features fully hand-chiseled bow, bezel and lug, framing the miniature painting of dancing butterflies. Self-winding mechanical calibre, 72-hours power reserve. Your grandmother will love wearing this to the family reunion Christmas dinner.

3| The Elegant Socialite

Corum Heritage Sublissima

This jewellery watch by Corum frames a mother-of-pearl heart with 25 diamonds, housed in a 38 mm diameter case. Part of the Heritage collection, any socialite would be eager to flash the Sublissima designed for the subtle and elegant modern woman in mind. Available in 18K pink or white gold, the two Sublissima models are issued as 8 and 18 pieces respectively. Mechanical movement offers an hour and minute function, Integrating a 50-hour power reserve.

4| The Favourite Granddaughter

Romaine Jerome Moon Invader Hello Kitty

Although typically associated with a younger set, Hello Kitty is really a cross-generational symbol for women of all ages. Hence why this special edition features on Romaine Jerome’s distinctive Moon Invader case, with options, including sparkly with an added set bezel, or glittery with the applique in diamonds and pink sapphires. Swiss made mechanical self-winding movement.

5| The New Age Partygoer

Corum Big Bubble Anima

The Bubble’s famous domed sapphire crystal, with a little help from 3D enhancement, is the perfect showcase for this quirky eye with its unblinking, electric gaze. Resulting from a collaboration between Corum and DJ/composer Matteo Ceccarini, the eye and is seen in some cultures as a lucky charm. Wear this to music festivals, and you might get lucky?

6 | The Speed Demon

Montblanc TimeWalker Automatic Chronograph

The Montblanc TimeWalker Collection launched earlier this year with Hugh Jackman fronting the campaign. The latest release from the collection finds inspiration in vintage racing colours: an eye-catching alliance of red gold and shiny brown ceramic, reinforcing the undying spirit of racecar drivers throughout the ages. The dial has a new brown backdrop, a tip that has been sculpted in the form of the iconic Minerva arrow, a 43 mm, 18K red gold case which is satin finished, providing a more automotive sporty look and better resistance to scratches.

7 | The Techie Son

Casio G-Shock GPW2000-1A

There are so many features to fiddle with on this G-Shock to indulge any techno-phile. Besides Connected 3-Way module for accurate time-telling anywhere on the planet, this model adds deft functionality with Casio’s proprietary GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor that calibrates the time via both GPS and radio signals. The addition of Bluetooth connectivity with your smartphone provides another counterbalance for updating internal data on time zones.

8 | The Pilot

Bell & Ross BR V2-92 Aeronavale

A classic pilot’s favourite with gilt skeletonised Superlumoniva hour and minute hands. The movement used in the V2-94 is the automatic BR-Cal. 301, which operates at 28,800 vph and gets  up to 42-hours power reserve. Satin polished steel or ice blue calfskin strap, and water resistant up to 100 metres.

9| The Urbane Professor

A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Daymatic

Throughout history, the colour blue has captivated intellectuals and artists alike. Leonardo da Vinci described the sky’s blue hue as “an amalgamation of light and darkness”. Renaissance theorist Albrecht Durer likened the natural ultramarine taken from lapis lazuli to pure gold, because it was so rare and previous. The A. Lange & Söhne Lange 1 Daymatic from the Blue Series will captivate even the most intellectual skeptic in the family, with deep-blue galvanised dials in solid silver, polished hands and rhodium-plated gold appliques. Hand-stitched, dark-blue alligator leather straps and solid white-gold prong buckles complete the look.

10| The Rugged Adventurist

Luminox Navy SEAL Steel 3250

From the Navy SEAL Steel 3250 Series, the handsome 3252 has the iconic Luminox ‘turtle-shaped’ case, with raised numbers and indices on the dial, and alternating brushed and high polish stainless steel accents on the case and bezel. The muscular 45 mm stainless steel case is meant to withstand extreme conditions. This collection has a screw-down crown and case back to ensure water resistance to 200 meters.

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