Today considered the norm, round watches appear on most male and female wrists. If the most original tend to opt for rectangular or even square models, what other options really exist in this area? Is it, for example, possible to find a watch that is triangular or has a very elongated elliptical shape?
Swiss Made Watch Magazine has put together a selection of 6 watches for women and men, both dressed and sportier, which will certainly allow you to taste something different. So, are you ready to take a leap into the unknown?
Let's start soberly with an original and unisex watch signed by the French brand Kelton, the Great Colorama. Its 35 mm case is shaped like an ellipse and has very short and discreet lugs.
Her white dial, also oval, presents a particularly refined style. Indeed, the 12 hour markers that make it up are stick-type and the three hands that run through it are both fine, slender and minimalist. Small nice detail, note how the twelve o'clock marker stands out from the others thanks to a double bar.
Between the comfortable brown genuine leather strap, the precise Miyota quartz movementthe resistant mineral glass and the useful date display at six o'clock, we are here faced with an elegant and accessible timepiece, truly designed for everyday life.
Kelton Grande Colorama white watch 9124322 on Swiss Made Watch.com
Now let's switch to a slightly different form with this Tissot women's watch called "Bella Ora". Ultra feminine, the creation features strong colors, but also materials that compliment each other and will not go unnoticed.
Made in Switzerland, the model equipped with an ETA quartz mechanism offers a display of the hour, minutes and seconds using two dauphine hands coupled with a small seconds at 6 o'clock. Their color goes wonderfully with the mother-of-pearl dial and echoes the treated 316L steel case Pink PVD 28 mm long and small 6.5 mm thick.
Ultra thin, the piece attaches to the wrist using a red leather strap with a practical pin buckle for quick, easy and tool-free adjustment!
Tissot Bella Ora watch T1033103611101 on Swiss Made Watch.com
Here is an original watch for women that will appeal to all those looking for a distinguished accessory, versatile and easy to match with all of their outfits.
Drawn by the luxury house Balmain, this reference with contained dimensions of 26 mm wide by 31.7 mm long is dressed in a stainless steel bracelet polished offering a modern shine and goes everywhere.
The model is adorned with a clear dial with a double mother-of-pearl and guilloche finish providing a unique luster and texture. Four small indexes in the form of silver studs located at three, six, nine and twelve o'clock make it easier to read the passing time.
Balmain Haute Elegance Oval Watch B8111.33 on Swiss Made Watch.com
Change of register with this digital watch for men with a retro look offered by Hamilton! Watch enthusiasts will have recognized it, this is a model incorporating the aesthetic and technical codes of the very first Swiss watch in history to have offered a display of this kind.
Powered by an ETA quartz caliber, the model presents a generous 40.8 mm wide brushed steel case in the center of which sits an LCD display with a black background on which the hours and minutes appear in red. The push button located at three o'clock allows you to trigger the backlighting of the screen and almost gives us the impression of having a screen in front of us. vintage watch from the 1970s!
Finally, the room is waterproof at a depth of 100 meters and is equipped with a sapphire glass highly resistant to scratches with a protruding profile: an original detail!
Hamilton American Classic PSR digital watch H52414130 on Swiss Made Watch.com
When watch brands want to create a timepiece with an original shape, they often tend to take inspiration from creations released between the very end of the 1960s and the 1970s. It is precisely in this period that the we dared to take risks and this sports watch imagined by Junghans is the perfect example!
Endowed with a distinguished spirit, this automatic chronograph for men, adopts a yellow color code and is equipped with a perforated racing-style bovine leather strap perfectly integrated into the case. Beyond being aesthetically interesting, this combo is above all well thought out.
Note how the waterproof reference to 10 atmospheres has its push buttons as well as its crown all located on the upper part of its caseband.
Made in 2023 for the Nordic World Ski Championships organized by the FIS, this original men's watch is a limited edition at only 150 copies, there won't be enough for everyone!
Junghans 1972 Competition FIS Edition lemon watch 27/4305.00 on Swiss Made Watch.com
To close our selection, what could be better than a watch top of the line which, in addition to being original in its shape, is revealed in a case with a unique complication of its kind?
Developed by the essential firm Hamilton, the oval tocante measuring 53 mm wide and 44 mm high houses an H-41 automatic movement ensuring a comfortable power reserve of 60 hours. In addition to displaying hours, minutes and seconds, it offers chronograph functionality as well asindication of day and date.
As its name subtly suggests, the case of this reversible watch is actually rotatable 180 degrees. The second face of the timepiece displays a telemeter, a tachometer and a pulsometer, real measuring instruments!
Hamilton Jazzmaster Face 2 Face II H32866781 watch on Swiss Made Watch.com
These 6 watches prove one thing to us... Whatever your budget, finding an original timepiece with a sought-after style that you don't come across on every street corner is now easy. So, be yourself and, above all, let your personality express itself!
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