FIFA World Cup: Hublot, Tissot design special watches for soccer lovers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 00:16

Zee Media Bureau

As the football fever has gripped the entire world, Hublot and Tissot have come up with some special watches for the soccer lovers.

Hublot:

The offficial watch of this year’s FIFA World Cup, this is Hublot’s first watch with a bi-retrograde display, which depicts a full soccer match time. The case comes in 18-carat king gold or black ceramic. Yellow retrograde display with minute hand and green retrograde display with seconds hand represent the national flag colours of the host country, Brazil. With a power reserve of 72 hours, the watch runs on self-winding movement. It can survive 100 meters, under water. The strap is structured and ribbed natural black rubber.

Tissot:

The design of Tissot Quickster Football that celebrates soccer is inspired by soccer jerseys across the globe. Tissot has created a vibrant range of timepieces that all feature a football engraved on their case backs. An aluminum bezel adds an extra touch of colour with different styles, which depend on the model. A date display will remind you of the day so that you do not miss out the games of your favourite team. It is powered with the Swiss-made quartz chronograph movement which, besides precision and reliability, features a football timekeeping function.

The sporty watch is housed in a round stainless steel case with a black PVD coating option. The case is constructed to resist water pressure of up to 100 meters (circa 330 feet). The strap is leather ending with a standard
steel buckle.



First Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 00:19

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