Hublot is known throughout the world as one of the most popular Swiss luxury watchmakers in the world. Being one of the youngest as well after starting out in 1980, Hublot has steadily made a name for itself in the world of watches with its most popular series, the Hublot Big Bang. With outlets all over the globe, Hublot is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its latest boutique in Capri, Italy with the Hublot Capri Classic Fusion Aerofusion Chronograph.
The watch brand is known for its many partnerships, sponsorships, and affiliations with various sports teams and personalities. However, this is one of the few times it has done something completely exclusive to a storefront.
Capri is an island on the south side of the Gulf of Naples, which is in the Campenia region of Italy. It’s known for its limestone crags (faraglioni in Italian) that play a heavy influence on the Hublot’s limited-edition timepiece. At only 30 pieces for customers on the island, each watch is limited and numbered for an extra touch of exclusivity.
Hublot also draws inspiration through the Blue Grotto, a sea cave off the coast of the island. This is defined through its sea-blue 45mm polished, satin-finished ceramic case with a white rubberised strap. The second hand is coated in a shade of turquoise, imagined from the waters surrounding the island. This is finished off with a skeletal dial to give you an insight into the deeper mechanics of the watch.
But what truly captures the essence of Capri is on its caseback. It features the faraglionis, a staple of Capri’s tourism industry and the hallmark of the island. Other noteworthy inclusions into the Hublot Capri chronograph is the Caliber Hublot HUB1155 self-winding chronograph movement with 42 hours power reserve. It is also water resistant up to 50 meters with titanium hardware and a stainless steel deployant buckle clasp on the strap.
To add an additional layer exclusiveness, the Hublot Capri chronograph is only available exclusively at the island’s Hublot boutique.