IN THE NAVY
By: Roberta Naas
Color trends come and go, from blush to fifty shades of gray, but navy blue springs eternal
If time is really on your side, then you should make sure you have the most elegant way to measure it. The finest watchmakers in the world know that high design, iconic style, and innovative mechanisms remain important, but color can be the deciding factor in the world of luxury timepieces. What you wear on your wrist tells a story about who you are. Get in the navy, now.
New Yorkers have been setting their watches to the Tiffany & Co. Atlas clock that has adorned the building’s façade since 1853. The famous clock inspired the Atlas collection, and the latest entry is the CT60 Dual Time watch, named for Charles Tiffany. This stainless steel watch with deep blue dial offers dual time indication, in the brand’s timeless style. $6,800.
Navy blue and silver are a classic combination, elegantly executed by MeisterSinger. The Circularis Automatic features a single hand for both hours and minutes. The movement has an Incabloc anti-shock system and twin mainspring barrels for 120 hours of power reserve. Water resistant to 50 feet, the watch is finished with a stainless steel Milanese mesh bracelet. $5,915.
The Voyager Pink Gold watch from Louis Vuitton is 18-karat pink gold with a polished finish and a deep blue dial featuring a black and white GMT disc with a day/night indicator. The watch houses an automatic movement, is water resistant to 50 meters, and it is finished with a blue alligator strap. $18,700.
IWC has been supplying aviators with reliable timepieces since it invented the anti-magnetic watch in the 1930s. Today, the Bib Pilot’s Watch has an annual calendar with day, date, and month, as well as a seconds dial. Crafted in 18-karat rose gold with a rich midnight blue dial and a leather hand-stitched calfskin strap. $32,400