According to marine biologist Wallace J Nichols in his 2015 publication of the identical title, there is a neurological state called”gloomy mind” — that the measurable comfort found from being in, on or near water.
Regardless of the science states, it is tempting to believe the watch industry got here first, judging by the number of classic watches that popularised blue dials — chief among them the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak along with the Patek Philippe Nautilus — 1970s layouts which continue to affect the fashions of today.
Tudor is no stranger to the blue hue, having relaunched its dip watch company a few years back with the timeless Pelagos, boasting a perfect aquamarine colourway. Now it’s advanced the proposal in the new Black Bay Fifty-Eight”Navy Blue”.
As the name suggests , the Black Bay Fifty-Eight recalls the year Tudor watches initially presented a dive watch capable of descending to 200 metres. The new version reflects two further innovations that happened in 1969 — the adoption of”Tudor Blue” dials and bezels and the introduction of its attribute”snowflake” hands.
Additionally , the Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight”Navy Blue” includes a COSC-certified in-house motion (featuring a”weekend proof” 70 hours power reserve) and the choice of either a blue cloth strap or stainless steel bracelet. The”Navy Blue” costs from 2,520, and is available now.
Launched this past year, the Bell & Ross BR 05 sought to emulate some of the layout codes recognizable to lovers of sport watches, offering a more elegant form of the cockpit-derived BR 01 series launched in 2005 and fitted with an au courrant incorporated necklace. Right on cue, however, it is declared the new BR 05 Skeleton Blue, a restricted collection of 500 bits fitted with a blue-tinted transparent dial along with a self-winding calibre fitted with a blue-coated oscillating weight. The 40mm polished and satin-finished steel case is available on a blue rubber strap or onto a satin-polished steel bracelet in #5,200 and #5,600 respectively.
Finally, Oris has produced the next opinion in a series of dip bits supporting the work of Coral Restoration Foundation. For intrepid travellers, the Carysfort Reef Limited Edition may display time in three time zones simultaneously, thanks to a 24-hour scale laser-engraved to the ceramic bezel.