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A POWERFUL TIMEPIECE TREND, SIMPLICITY IS TEMPTING LOCAL TASTEMAKERS THIS SEASON WITH STRAIGHTFORWARD STYLE AND ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE.
Simplicity is tempting local tastemakers this season with straightforward style and engineering experience.
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” is a design philosophy most often associated with Leonardo da Vinci. Though the Renaissance man preceded even the earliest watches, this principle has stood the test of time and been fully embraced by Swiss watchmakers. This season, clean lines, uncomplicated dials, and straightforward materials are everywhere and speaking to those who crave the uncluttered. These finely crafted timepieces will be making the right style statement in the boardroom and on the town for years to come. For more watch features and expanded coverage, go to oceandrive.com/watches-and-jewelry. CLOCKWISE FROM TO LEFT: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first precious-metal Royal Oak watch, Audemars Piguet has produced a series of Royal Oak Extra-thin (55,400) versions in 18k yellow Gold. There are two Petite tapisserie patterned dials, one in the brand’s classic blue, the other in vintage-inspired champagne. Both have an ultrathin self-winding movement, the Manufacture Calibre , only . 3.05mm thick. Westime, Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami
Ave., Miami, 786-347-5353; audemarspiguet.com
Building on the popularity of last year’s 'rive de Cartier, the limited-edition 'rive de Cartier ([tra-)lat watch , debuted at this year’s SIHH fair. 7he classic Cartier cushion shape lets this timepiece sejue from sporty to dressy with ease. 7he caliber MC, a hand-wound ultrathin movement with a -hour power reserve, is housed in a slim . mm case. 7his handsome watch’s simplicity represents Cartier at its best. Tourneau, Bal Harbour Shops, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour,
Richard Mille’s RM - $utomatic ([tra )lat watch
, creates a sense of visual depth for the brand’s iconic skeletoni]ed movement, even thoujh it’s a mere . mm thick. It’s the sleekest of Richard Mille’s tonneau-shaped pieces. (ach case retuires more than separate machininj operations, plus e[tensive hand-brushinj and polishinj, before the movement is mounted. Westime, Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami Ave., Miami,
Crafted in ethically sourced rose Jold, the Chopard /.8.C. ;PS 7wist 4) )airmined timepiece , blends ethical, aesthetic, and technical Tualities in an ultrathin case. 7he watch earned the )leurier 4uality )oundation label after underjoinj the industry’s most demandinj certification protocol. 7he stamped sunburst desijn on the slate-jray dial was inspired by Jold nujjets, and the /.8.C. . -/ self-windinj movement offers a -hour power reserve. Westime, Brickell City Centre, 701 S. Miami Ave, Miami,
Introduced at Baselworld, Tudor’s Heritaje Black Bay , maintains the aesthetics of this esteemed line. 7he black lactuer dial is inspired by 7udor’s diver’s watches from the s and is complemented by ŏsnowflakeő hands, introduced in . $ flat sapphire crystal and a steel case produce a minimalist look. Choose a stainless bracelet or leather strap; each also comes with a camouflaje fabric strap. Kirk Jewelers, 142 E. Flagler St., Miami,