Be ready to get mesmerized in our Weekly Watch series this week by the latest collection from Audemars Piguet in ‘Weekly Watch’, by Priyanka Sippy
Renowned watchmaker Audemars Piguet’s latest offering enhances the timeless round watch with a contemporary edge. Staying in tune with the Manufacture’s uncompromising spirit, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet fuses together boundaries of time, geometry and gender. Adding a palate of interesting colours this autumn, a new selection of leather straps brings classy shades of blue, brown, grey and pearl.
The straight integration of the strap in the continuity of the lugs, which have been welded to the extra thin bezel, showcases the superior hand-finishing techniques adorning the case’s unconventional and multifaceted structure. Ergonomic design for women and men—a first in the Manufacture’s history—Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet refutes gender boundaries.
The complex case composed of an octagonal middle case embedded in a round bezel and case back has been created to adapt to different wrists. Its optimum curved ergonomics makes it comfortable for all to wear despite its 41mm diameter size. The case’s arched profile also adds to the watch’s unique design. The collection’s contemporary and classic look is versatile and adapts to different style. Making history, Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet represents the most comprehensive launch in the Manufacture’s history with 13 references, including 4 complications and 3 new calibres: an integrated chronograph with column wheel and flyback function, a self-winding movement with seconds and date indication and a self-winding flying tourbillon calibre.
Hand-decorated and extreme detailing with gorgeous finishing techniques, these movements unite tradition and innovation. Constantly on the brink of tomorrow, we look forward to the collections promise of new evolutions in 2020!As the brands rightly states, “To break the rules, you must first master them.”
A must have for all Audemars Piguet loyalists and a fabulous addition to any watch collector’s repertoire!