4 TUDOR Timepieces That Promise To Bring Fortune This Lunar New Year
What are the colours to sport this festive period? TUDOR has the answers
Red symbolises good fortune and happiness, and gold for wealth. Together, they are regarded as auspicious colours in Chinese culture. Whether you believe in the power of colours, it’s customary to include some red and gold to uplift the spirits for celebration. We recommend these four Tudor timepieces for this special occasion, so that you can adorn yourself with them and spread joy, luck and prosperity to everyone.
Tudor Black Bay
If you have seen the Tudor Black Bay Red in the flesh, you can’t help but agree that it is definitely part of the perfect Lunar New Year-ready ensemble. Not only is it an extremely handsome watch that boasts equal parts modernity and vintage flair, it also features a steel unidirectional rotatable bezel with a matte burgundy anodised aluminium disc. Its shade of red is rich without being overly intense, which makes it extremely classy. That it is not in crimson red makes it easier to match with any outfit, even after the festive period. The Tudor Black Bay in red comes in several options: with a rivet steel bracelet, an aged leather strap or a jacquard fabric strap—one in burgundy, the other in black. Embrace the Chinese culture and go for the burgundy fabric strap this Lunar New Year.
Tudor Black Bay Chrono S&G
For those who prefer a touch of gold to scarlet, Tudor has several gilded offerings in its stable. One of the most popular ones is the Tudor Black Bay Chrono S&G, which features a dial inspired by the Tudor divers’ watches produced in the 1950s. It takes inspiration from the Oysterdate, the brand’s first chronograph released in 1970. Many watch aficionados like how the steel and gold lends a more formal touch to the ultra-sporty chronograph. It is available with a steel and yellow gold bracelet, a brown leather strap with removable bund or a black fabric strap. While we personally like the steel and yellow gold bracelet—it’s classy and of top quality—the Black Bay Chrono S&G with the black fabric strap may appeal more to the younger, minimalist set.
Tudor Black Bay 32/36/41 S&G
The steel and gold versions of Tudor Black Bay will speak to those who like the aesthetic features of the Black Bay line but want something more elegant and less sporty. This is achieved by combining polished and satin-brushed steel with satin-brushed yellow gold, which offers a subtle contrast and distinction as well as warmth. Complementing its yellow gold bezel is an option of a lacquered black or a sunray satin-brushed champagne-coloured dial as well as a five-link steel and yellow gold polished and satin-brush finished bracelet, which is crafted to fit beautifully and comfortably on the wrist. Depending on one’s wrist size and personal preferences, the watch comes in three sizes— 32mm, 36mm or 41mm—making it an ideal purchase for the entire family.
Marketed as the sport-chic watch par excellence, the Tudor Royal made its debut in 2020. Despite being on the market for only a short time, it has won many fans over with its clean aesthetics, versatility and value for money. Like the original collection from the 1950s, the Royal line of automatic sport-chic watches come in 316L stainless steel or 316L stainless steel and gold and is available in four sizes (28mm, 34mm, 38mm and 41mm) and nine possible dials, including black, blue, champagne and even one made of mother-of-pearl. In line with the festivities, we recommend the 316L stainless steel and gold version with a mother-of-pearl dial, which features a combination of diamonds and applied Roman numerals. Visit and pay respects to your elders with some Mandarin oranges and this beautiful pair watches. Alternatively, with Valentine’s Day coinciding with the fourth day of Lunar New Year, we say snag them for both yourself and your other half—double happiness indeed.
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