The Hublot Classic Fusion White Chrono is an iconic timepiece that combines the art of traditional watchmaking with technical innovation, creativity, art and contemporary design.
By Walter Ramond
The latest installment of the Swiss watchmaking house Hublot is the Hublot Classic Fusion White Chrono, a beautiful piece that lives up to the firm´s already legendary "Art of Fusion". A notable aspect of his new creation is that it was designed to captivate men and women alike: the design style presents details that can look quite striking to female eyes, but its 42 mm diameter is also nice and comfortable for men.
The intense white color of the Hublot Classic Fusion White Chrono is the detail that gives it a delicate touch of distinction. This collector's item dazzles with its combination of white dial and leather strap— and 42 diamonds totaling 1.35 carats on the bezel. According to its creators, the conceptual design of this masterpiece of Swiss watchmaking is materialized in an elegant sporty piece with soft classical lines, which presented in a striking white set is attractive for both women and men.
(L) Titanium Chronograph; (R) King Gold.
The heart of the watch is also designed to please the most discriminating users. With a power reserve of 42 hours, is equipped with a HUB1100 system with 155 components that beats at 28,800 vibrations per hour. Water-resistant to 50 meters, it includes the date in a small rectangle on the 6 o'clock, a seconds hand located at 3 o'clock and a 30 minutes chronograph at 9o´clock. To complete the set, the alligator strap is also white and was sewn onto a special rubber piece to give it more comfort, flexibility and durability.
The Hublot Classic Fusion White Chrono comes in two versions: one based on the stylish and sporty Titanium Chronograph and the other in the elegant and traditional King Gold, with its gold case and 5 percent titanium. The strength of gold and titanium in this version— which creates the soft contrast of color— may mark a male predilection for this model, leaving the striking white as a favorite choice for the ladies.
Hublot is characterized by a thorough dedication in the manufacture of their watches. In fact, no less than 160 manual operations are required to produce just the case for its famous creations. To fasten the bevels 6 or 12 screws of H-shaped polished titanium are used, depending on the model.
Undoubtedly, the Hublot Classic Fusion White Chrono is an iconic piece that fuses the art of traditional watchmaking with technical innovation, creativity, art and contemporary design. ■
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