Hublot amfAR collection gets a limited edition woman’s timepiece for a cause
Hublot’s think tank of expert horologists and craftsmen had used their creativity for a few limited edition series in the recent past, which included the Magic Gold edition, and also the Dwayne Wade watch. While the gold version was known for being the first variety in scratch resistance, the Dwayne Wade edition was dedicated to star basket player, but now there is something from the luxury watch brand, dedicated to cause of fighting AIDS; the limited edition woman’s watch named amFAR. This comes as a major attention grabber for watch collectors, as this is only the 2nd instance of such a product from Hublot, which earlier created the men’s’ version of it.
At the gala event, stated to take place on 8th February, 2012 in New York, Hublot will be showcasing this unique limited edition watch, meant for women only. A designated part of the proceeds generated from its sale will go towards fighting the killer disease, as the watchmaker has joined the fight, ideologically at least. The timepiece in particular, features some signature hallmarks of Hublot’s craftsmanship which includes its large round dial done up in mother of pearl, housed in a black ceramic case, white gold embezzlement with 48 baguette cut diamonds, self-winding chronograph movement, and also white alligator leather stitched on the black rubber based strapping. Since this timepiece is dedicated to the cause associated with amFar organization, their colors feature at the 5 ‘o’clock slot on the dial. The hours however, have been inscribed in Arabic numerals at 2-hour intervals, where as the markings of the minutes feature in between, using a special blue shade.
The other attraction of the event will be the hostess Sarah Michelle Gellar, along with live performances by artists like Janelle Monae and Theophilus London. With the aim of generating interest and funds towards the cause, the launch of this watch could truly speaks of the Hublot brand’s heritage that shall now be known to being related to events like this.