Holiday Gift Guide 2023: Curated TUDOR Timepieces For The Festive Season
As the festive season approaches, it is that time of the year again to celebrate achievements, cherish relationships, and indulge in the joy of giving. What better way to mark these moments than with a gift that encapsulates elegance, precision and history?
Swiss watchmaker TUDOR offers a range of timepieces that are perfect for this season of celebration. Whether it is a token of appreciation for a loved one or a personal treat to commemorate the year’s end, the brand’s exquisite collection caters to all tastes and styles. Kee Hing Hung explores five standout models, each offering a unique blend of craftsmanship and style, making them ideal gifts for the festive season.
The third evolution of the TUDOR Black Bay has the latest design elements, a “T-fit” clasp and is Master Chronometer-certified. PHOTOS: TUDOR
TUDOR Black Bay
The TUDOR Black Bay, with its distinctive burgundy bezel, is a masterpiece that blends heritage with modern innovation. Since its debut in 2012, it has evolved significantly with it now boasting the prestigious METAS Master Chronometer certification.
This recognition highlights its precision and magnetic resistance, elevating it to a new standard of excellence. At its core is the Manufacture Calibre MT5602-U, which exceeds the COSC standards with a 70-hour power reserve. This means it is “weekend-proof”, allowing the wearer to take it off on a Friday evening and continue wearing it on Monday morning without having to wind it.
The Black Bay’s design pays homage to the classic era of TUDOR dive watches. It features a robust 41mm stainless steel case as well as a subtly domed black dial with gilt accents.
The seconds hand, featuring a lollipop design, echoes the aesthetic of the brand’s early diving watches, while the satin-black dial is delicately radial-brushed, creating a gentle shimmer when caught in direct light.
Its versatility is showcased in its strap options. Whether opting for the sleek three-link steel bracelet, the classy five -link steel bracelet, or the practical rubber strap, each comes with the innovative “T-fit” clasp for rapid adjustment, ensuring a perfect fit.
The TUDOR Black Bay 31/36/39/41 S&G has sportiness, elegance, and luxury in equal parts, making it a favourite with both men and women.
TUDOR Black Bay 31/36/39/41 S&G
Razzle dazzle with the TUDOR Black Bay 31/36/39/41 S&G models. These steel and yellow gold models come in four sizes and feature a sophisticated, curved case design.
The polished steel and yellow gold Black Bay collection comes with the option of a diamond set dial and/or bezel – a departure from the iconic tool watch spirit and embraces a versatile, unisex chic aesthetic.
The five-link bracelet in steel and yellow gold, complete with the brand’s “T-fit” clasp, ensures optimum comfort and rapid adjustment. These models, with their robust and reliable Manufacture Calibres, are certified by the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), offering a “weekend-proof” power reserve.
The Black Bay 31/36/39/41 S&G models, with their blend of sophistication and technical refinement, will ensure you celebrate this festive season in style.
The TUDOR Royal range stands out as a symbol of elegance and versatility, the perfect timepiece to add to your repertoire this festive season.
The new chocolate brown and salmon dials add warmth and style, joining an existing collection that caters to different preferences and tastes. Together with its notched or diamond-set bezel, the TUDOR Royal models represent the epitome of sport-chic luxury.
Available in four sizes and made from satin-brushed and polished stainless steel or a combination of yellow gold and stainless steel, the watches feature a variety of sunray satin-finished dials. Its integrated five-link bracelet – also in stainless steel or a combination of yellow gold and stainless steel – ensures comfort and elegance.
With the many variations available, the TUDOR Royal is stylish, sophisticated and versatile at the same time.
Adding to the TUDOR Black Bay 58 18K’s allure are two strap options: A green jacquard fabric with a gold band and a dark brown alligator strap with an 18ct yellow gold buckle.
TUDOR Black Bay 58 18K
The TUDOR Black Bay 58 18K is a watch made for celebratory moments, illuminating the festivities with sparkle and joy.
This exquisite timepiece, crafted entirely in 18 ct yellow gold, is a nod to TUDOR’s rich heritage, drawing inspiration from the iconic 1958 “Big Crown”, the brand’s pioneering divers’ watch waterproof to 200 metres. Its 39mm case, combined with a matte “golden green” dial, radiates a unique elegance, making it the perfect balance between luxury and functionality.
The heart of this watch, the COSC-certified Manufacture Calibre MT5400 is visible through the open case back, a feature that showcases the watchmaker’s commitment to high-quality craftsmanship., Precise and reliable, the TUDOR Black Bay 58 18K will be your boon companion for the holiday season. The “weekend-proof” 70-hour power reserve means it can be set aside during festive breaks and picked back up again without missing a beat.
The TUDOR 1926 line, named after the year the brand was created by founder Hans Wilsdorf, is a tribute to the brand’s origins and watchmaking traditions. Its clean lines and classic aesthetics make it a beacon of timeless elegance, making it an impeccable choice for those special holiday moments.
Available in four sizes and various dials, it embodies TUDOR’s philosophy of refinement and quality. The dials, domed and adorned at the centre, feature an embossed design and are available in silver, opaline, or black.
The bracelet, an integral part of TUDOR’s design heritage, is crafted for comfort and elegance, much like a festive ribbon wrapping a cherished gift. Made of seven links, it gracefully conforms to the wrist, combining satin-brushed external links with polished middle ones.
Inside, a self-winding mechanical movement with a 38-hour power reserve ensures reliability. Available in steel or gold and steel, and waterproof to 100 metres, the 1926 line is designed for both women and men.
The ’s 1926 line stands as a symbol of the watchmaer’s commitment to quality and elegance and is an ideal choice for celebrating the joy of the holiday season.
The Tudor 1926 makes for the perfect gift, especially if the recipient prefers a simple and classy watch with modern looks.
Visit the TUDOR Boutique at 18 Robinson Road to find the perfect festive gift. Kee Hing Hung’s dedicated and experienced sales advisors will be delighted to guide you in discovering your ideal TUDOR timepiece.
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