Hublot, Zenith and More: The Best New Luxury Watches For August 2020

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From a tribute to the great hammerhead to a baby blue timepiece perfect for kicking back in Saint-Tropez, these luxury timepieces have piqued our interest this month
The first Blancpain Fifty Fathoms with tropical green dial; the caseback reveals an engraved hammerhead on the oscillating weight (Image: Blancpain)
The first Blancpain Fifty Fathoms with tropical green dial; the caseback reveals an engraved hammerhead on the oscillating weight (Image: Blancpain)

Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe Mokarran Limited Edition

Limited to 50 pieces, the watch stems from Blancpain’s involvement in the study of great hammerhead sharks in French Polynesia, a scientific expedition conducted in partnership with the Mokarran Protection Society under the Blancpain Ocean Commitment Programme. The three-hand dive watch appears in a tropical green dial. a new colour in the Fifty Fathoms collection

To complete the look, the rotating bezel is in green ceramic. Turn the 43.6mm black ceramic case around and you’ll discover a profile of the hammerhead engraved on the gold oscillating weight.

Exclusive to Blancpain’s boutiques in New York and Las Vegas.

A Hublot watch perfectly suited for cruising on a yacht (Image: Hublot)
A Hublot watch perfectly suited for cruising on a yacht (Image: Hublot)

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sky Blue

Imagine a watch that matches a white sandy beach and the blue of the waters lapping onto its shore—stirs up memories of your last island getaway, doesn’t it? That’s what Hublot was aiming for when it created this Big Bang Unico with a case in pale blue ceramic paired with a white fabric strap. And just to keep things casual, it is secured by velcro.

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