Few manufacturers have constructed as a lot buzz round a single assortment this 12 months as Zenith has with its Chronomaster. With watches just like the basic twenty first century revamp, the stylish green-dialed Chronomaster Revival “Safari,” and the forward-looking Zenith Chronomaster Sport, the refreshed household has been on a formidable run when it comes to media and shopper consideration. At the moment, Zenith revisits the collection once more, unveiling two new fashions adorned with diamond-set lugs and dials.
The duo is being launched in celebration of the Zenith DREAMHERS, a marketing campaign launched by the model final 12 months with a aim to function “a platform that provides visionary, unbiased and inspirational ladies from all walks of life an area to share their voices and keenness with like-minded ladies who’re additionally reaching their stars in opposition to all odds.”
In sensible phrases, Zenith is utilizing the initiative to highlight a various group of trendsetting ladies and showcase their work to worldwide media. The group this 12 months contains modern artist Teresa Juevas, chef Amandine Chaignot, skilled ballerina Valuable Adams, vogue retail pioneer Ghizlan Guenez, EXTREME E racer Christine Giampaoli Zonca, skincare entrepreneur Laura Noltemeyer, and former Miss Switzerland and medical skilled Laetitia Guarino.
Turning to the watches celebrating this group, we discover two acquainted variations of the Chronomaster design with a high-jewelry twist. The case is 38 mm in metal, with a pair of pump pushers, a signed crown and — most importantly — 56 good minimize diamonds adorning the 4 lugs. Each watches are secured to the wrist by a complementary calfskin strap in both a lightweight blue or brown corresponding with the dial colours.
Beneath the sapphire crystal, we come to the dial, which additionally affords a brand new tackle the recognizable Chromomaster look. One dial is in mother-of-pearl with 4 totally different colours in numerous shades of grey and blue, whereas the opposite opts for a extra conventional look, with a silver-tone floor and three shades of taupe for its three overlapping subdials. Moreover, each dials function 9 diamonds marking many of the hour positions. Exterior of those particulars, the watch is a basic, trendy Chronomaster, full with an outer 1/100-seconds counter as a substitute of a tachymeter, a black ring simply inside its border, indented subdials, and a well-known pair of lume-filled palms for the hours and minutes.
Inside each watches is probably the most upgraded model of Zenith’s El Primero motion, Caliber 3600, which is identical mechanism put to make use of within the Chronomaster Sport and Unique fashions. On show behind a sapphire caseback, the self-winding motion encompasses a blued column wheel to drive the chronograph features and an openworked rotor with a five-pointed Zenith star emblem to amass its prolonged 60-hour energy reserve. As with all generations of the El Primero, its most noteworthy technical accomplishment is the steadiness’s excessive frequency of 36,600 vph (5 Hz), which permits the stopwatch’s capacity to make exact 1/Tenth-second time measurements.
The Zenith Chronomaster Unique DREAMHERS editions can be found now as a part of the model’s common manufacturing, with the taupe colorway marked at $12,800 and the mother-of-pearl model barely larger, at $13,000.
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