No watch lover can ignore Bvlgari's hegemony over the ultra-thin class. The components is easy: 5 very good watches, 5 world information, 1 tremendous design. The Octo Finissimo shouldn’t be solely an illustration of mechanical know-how however it is usually a treatise on fashionable design. Till now, the "easiest" of the watches on this assortment, the Automated mannequin, was accessible in titanium, stainless-steel and rose gold, all with a sandblasted end. Now, the model provides a contact of luxurious with the brand new Bvlgari Octo Finissimo Automated Satin-Polished assortment.
With these new fashions from the ever-growing (and all the time stunning) Octo Finissimo assortment, don't count on a number of design or mechanical modifications. The substances are all the time the identical: the identical angular field; the identical idea of ultra-thin luxurious sports activities watch; the identical skinny paper-like computerized motion; and the identical bracelet / bracelet. Whereas most manufacturers are introducing new dial colours to brighten an present mannequin, Bvlgari refreshes its watches with totally different finishes on the case and the strap. Clever, refined and modern.
Whereas many of the earlier fashions on this Bvlgari Octo Finissimo household had been monochrome and with a matte end, the 2 new fashions (accessible both in metal with bracelet or in 18-carat pink gold with bracelet) play with contrasts. To start with, there may be the distinction between the marginally grained matt black lacquered dial and the extremely polished palms and indexes to match the fabric of the case.
Second, there may be the elevated distinction of the case with its extra basic satin-brushed and polished areas, which underline the architectural design of those watches with greater than 100 aspects. The brushed surfaces all comply with the form of the watch and its angles, with radial brushing on the bezel and vertically brushed case bands. In between, the reflective polished items add depth to the design.
Particular to the metal mannequin is the presence of a metallic bracelet, which has the identical mixture of polished and brushed surfaces. The 18-carat pink gold model is worn on a black alligator strap.
Technically talking, this isn’t an evolution of the Octo as a result of it nonetheless has the identical 5.25 mm profile for the case and a diameter of 40 mm. Nevertheless, there’s a novelty concerning the waterproofness of the case which might now face up to depths of 100m because of a screwed crown: plainly Bvlgari has listened to the complaints regarding this particular topic. Inside is the ultra-thin computerized BVL138 caliber of two.23 mm computerized with micro-rotor. Recognized however nonetheless distinctive.
No phrase on the worth but, however we'll replace the article as quickly as Bvlgari unveils its 2020 value checklist. Count on round 14,000 euros for the metal mannequin and 24,000 euros for the mannequin in 18Okay rose gold. Extra particulars on www.bulgari.com.