Now for some more Hublot revelry, this time, the colorful kind. Earlier this year, the brand proved that it could break away from its usual Big Bangs, when it gave us the tonneau shaped ‘Spirit of Big Bang’ with titanium screws. Now, the brand has gone Andy Warhol on all! In four different watches, the Swiss watchmaker has paid its homage to Pop Art, the artistic movement that thrived in the 70’s. Let’s see if we could take a cue from it and do some 70’s chic.
To do ‘70’s chic, you need one Pop Art timepiece and a dash of bravery. It’s true! In an explosion of pink, blue, purple and apple green, four seriously vibrant Big Bang timepieces ooze ultra-feminine yet, ultra colorful charm, a first in the world of Haute Horlogerie. Speaking of which, two models are in gold, the other two, in steel.
The bezel is made out of white gold or 18-carat 3N polished gold with 6 H-shaped titanium screws, countersunk, polished and locked. Varying from watch to vibrant watch, the bezels are set with 48 baguette topazes (blue) or 48 baguette amethysts (purple) or 48 baguette sapphires (pink) or 48 baguette tsavorites (green). The ensemble is completed by a strap in colored alligator, all 100% Pop Art indeed!
But art or no art, bravery or no bravery, the watch’s HUB 4300 movement, a self-winding mechanical chronograph with a date window at 4 o’clock and a 40-hour power reserve, ensures even the least daring of watch aficionados can’t deny its appeal. Said appeal sports a limited-edition tag, however. All four colors come with 200 pieces each.