Into the Blue
1. Tudor Pelagos
Originally only available in black, Rolex subsidiary Tudor recently added a new version of its Pelagos dive watch with a matte blue dial to its lineup. Made in light titanium, the Pelagos is water resistant to 500 meters.
2. Blancpain Ocean Commitment Bathyscaphe Chronographe Flyback
Limited to just 250 individually numbered copies, Blancpain’s limited edition Ocean Commitment chronograph features a sultry blue ceramic bezel evocative of the ocean’s deepest depths. Delivering the feel-good factor, each purchaser becomes a member of the Ocean Commitment Circle and a portion of its proceeds will be donated to oceanic conservation initiatives.
3. Ulysse Nardin Blue Ocean
The latest addition to the Marine Diver Collection, Ulysse Nardin’s striking Blue Ocean features a stainless steel case coated with vulcanized rubber and a unique wave-patterned blue dial offset by rose gold hour and minute hands and rose gold markings. Limited to 1,846 pieces, each piece is individually numbered on the side of the case.
The New Black
4. Rolex Yacht-Master
Targeted more at yachties than professional divers, Rolex has grabbed attention with a new version of its Yacht-Master dive watch. Waterproof up to a depth of 100 meters, the timepiece features a very sexy 18ct Everose gold face, black ceramic bezel and high performance “Oysterflex” metal blade encased in a matt black elastomer strap.
5. Breguet Marine 5823
200 years after Abraham-Louis Breguet was appointed by King Louis XVIII to make chronometers for the French Royal Navy, the manufacturer bearing his name has introduced the special edition Marine 5823. Water-resistant to 100 meters, the watch sports an intricate guilloche-engraved black dial, platinum case and black rubber strap with a diamond motif.
6. Omega Seamaster 300 Spectre Limited Edition
Celebrating 20 years as the watchmaker of choice for James Bond, Omega has released a special edition of the Seamaster 300 — worn by Daniel Craig in the newest 007 film Spectre — that features a minimalist black dial, black polished ceramic bezel and 5-stripe black-and-grey NATO strap.