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Are you used to wearing sporty or more dressy watches in relatively sober colors throughout the year, but the rays of light suddenly make you want to wear pieces with more tangy hues?
Thomas Kaufmann has actively looked into the subject to offer you 3 men’s watches whose configuration and general look will immerse you in the heart of the summer season. From the ultra fun sparkling piece to the automatic diver’s watch, we have here several models to present to you!
Swatch Neon To The Max
In summer, everything becomes lighter and watches are no exception! Coming from the essential Swatch house, this A swiss watch equipped with a quartz caliber offers you the opportunity to color your wrist with fluorescent colors.
Don’t let its generous 47mm diameter case scare you! Made in bio based material like the supple embossed strap and the pin buckle that come with it, this timepiece is actually ultra-light and will be forgotten under the sleeve of a linen shirt.
If the model features refreshing colors such as blue, pink or yellow, it must be recognized that the bright orange tinted hands also stand out. With their rounded shape, they have a white rim at their tip that brings contrast and thus makes it easier to read the time.
The design of this tocante may be familiar to you and no, you are not dreaming! By taking up the codes of a model released in the early 1990s and now highly sought after by collectors, this eccentric-looking watch will aptly incorporate a slight vintage touch into all your summer outfits!
Equipped with a practical chronograph function, this tocante allows you to precisely measure the passage of time, but don’t forget to do things at your own pace in order to savor the present moment, after all, holidays are made for that. , No ?
But be careful to carefully leave it inside your beach bag because, with a water resistance level rated at 3 atmospheres, this watch is clearly not suitable for swimming, nor for the powerful jet. of water emitted by the shower which cleans your skin of salty deposits.
Bold with its explosive colors of saturation, we are clearly not in the presence of a sober piece here but rather of a reference that will certainly be noticed on your wrist!
Spinnaker Dumas Gmt Automatic
Let’s change register and continue on a sportier watch with this superb Spinnaker Dumas water resistant to 300 meters depth. As much to tell you that it is not your afternoons of swimming that scare him! If you have planned to carry out one or more scuba diving sessions, you will even be able to take it with you to enjoy it in the waters spread across the four corners of the globe.
Its build and its stainless steel bracelet are both complimented by a dial combining deep black with an ultra-trendy lagoon blue. Everything is underlined with small touches of orange found on the hour markers every 10 minutes, but also on the hour hand.
But the particularity of this diver lies in the caliber that drives it, a Seiko NH34 ! Renowned for its robustness, this automatic movement of Japanese origin offers a date function but above all a GMT function which, let’s face it, is surprising to find at this price level! Coupled with a rotating bezel graduated over 24 hours, the independent hand makes it possible to read a second time zone at a glance.
Particularly appreciated by seasoned and more occasional travellers, this horological complication is on the list of those to absolutely have in your collection.
The Swiss Made Watch Magazine even told you the story of the GMT complication and presented the emblematic models that have gone down in history today. With this Spinnaker, it’s a bit of this myth that invites itself to your wrist!
For maximum readability, Superluminova luminescent material has been applied to the hour markers, the 4 hands and to the graduations of the bezel. Enough to allow you to use all the functions of your watch regardless of the conditions offered by the ambient light.
In order to accompany you all summer long during your outings to the sea or the lake, Spinnaker had the good idea to provide a 22mm turquoise rubber strap in addition to the metal model mounted on the part. Thus, you will be able to alternate between the two according to your desires. Enough to comfortably wear your watch whatever the activities planned in your schedule!
Spinnaker Dumas Gmt Automatic on Swiss Made Watch.com
Tissot Sideral S
Originally unveiled in the 1970s, the Tissot Sideral is making a comeback in a modernized and updated version! What to please all lovers of watches inspired by vintage.
THE curved glass in scratch-resistant sapphire is perfectly suited to this re-edition since it nicely bridges the gap between modernity and tradition. Its 41 mm diameter case successfully combines a very seventies tonneau shape with a cutting-edge material, forged carbon. With its zebra texture reminiscent of the ultra-sporty watches developed by some of the most prestigious watch brands on the planet, it ensures that you complete your collection with a model with unique characteristics that you do not already have.
Fitted with a green and red countdown specially designed for racing, its dial is decorated with painted indexes which help to reinforce the nautical spirit of the timepiece.
The case back, the bezel and the winding crown are all machined from 316L steel, a metal that is the standard on many of the pieces manufactured on the market today.
The choice of strap was not left to chance either, since it reproduces exactly the style of the model that accompanied the timepiece originally launched by the brand several decades ago! The small perforations in the synthetic rubber allow air to circulate and thus effectively evacuate perspiration on hot days. Vintage-oriented connoisseurs will also notice the striking resemblance of this one to the Tropic Star bracelets imagined in the middle of the last century to accompany the sports watches of yesteryear.
Whether your favorite color is yellow, blue or even red, this piece is available in 3 summer colors, all available in the Swiss Made Watch.com catalog under the following references: #104000, #103999 and #103998.
Under the hood, it’s a Powermatic 80 driving the tocante, an automatic movement displaying 28,800 vibrations per hour and offering a very comfortable 80-hour power reserve. The Nivachron hairspring was designed to withstand the electromagnetic fields emitted by the devices we all use in our daily lives. This new generation of Sideral can thus be used near laptops and smartphones without running any risk of magnetizing its core. A technology specific to certain Swatch Group watches which presents itself as a real asset for the most connected among us!
If watch enthusiasts are often in the habit of dressing their wrists in sober pieces throughout the year, the return of sunny days presents itself as the perfect opportunity to open up to new horizons. So get off the beaten track and don’t bat an eyelid at the idea of testing a radically different timepiece this summer, so dare to try something new!