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Dolce & Gabbana DG7 Ruby 40mm watch via 360 MAGAZINE

Zaddy Zomma

360 MAGAZINE has compiled a list of the most refined and chic products to gift to those you love the most. Whether they love sports or prefer to indulge in the latest fashion trends, you can find everything you’ve been in search of with this guide. As the aspirational watch in the spotlight, it is Dolce & Gabbana. DG7 Ruby 40mm watch valued at $195,000.

Gucci Father’s Day Gift Guide

With an array of leather goods, ready-to-wear picks, shoes, watches and accessories, you’ll find everything and more that you’re in search of from Gucci. Including adorned pieces from the Love Parade and GG Canvas in Blue collections, make sure to dress your loved one up this Father’s Day with a touch of Gucci.

Gucci Father's Day guide via Gucci for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Louis Vuitton Father’s Day Gifts

Sporting an impeccably diverse range of goods, you’re sure to find the perfect gift amongst Louis Vuitton’s Father’s Day gift guide. Along with beloved fashion-favorites, the luxury house has created an assortment of luggage, games, recreational gifts, furniture and more. Our favorites include the gradient surfboard, chic bike, stylish basketball hoops and trendy golf bags.

Dolce&Gabbana x Jujutsu Kaisen

DG and Japanese anime series Jujutsu Kaisen create a refreshing no-gender aesthetic collection. Referencing DG DNA and Japanese street style, pieces in the collab are extremely modern yet artistic.

The collection takes influence from the expressive districts of Shibuya and Harajuku in Tokyo. Merging with DG, we see an array of tees, sweatshirts, jackets and accessories on display. 

Dolce&Gabbana x Jujutsu Kaisen phone case via DG for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Oakley Mumbo and Pro M Frame

Coming from Oakley’s MUZM collection is the reinvented Mumbo and Pro M Frame. The original style released in 1989, becoming swiftly popular in SoCal amongst the beach scene. Adorned with Mumbo Hybrid® lenses and Pro M Frame Heater® lenses both, each design sports increased color/contrast supported by Prizm™ technology.

Oakley Mumbo and Pro M Frame product image via Hillary Asher (MCSAATCHI) for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Louis Vuitton Driver Moccasins

Designed by the late Virgil Abloh comes Louis Vuitton’s driver moccasins. With two differing versions that come in a selection of seven color palettes, the LV driver can be mixed and matched with differing materials to give any desired look. Originally designed by Virgil Abloh, the LV driver is a rich piece of LV history and is completely fashionable.

Louis Vuitton Driver moccasin product image via Sarah Parker (Gnazzo group) for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Quiksilver x Stranger Things

Surf lifestyle company Quiksilver and Netflix collaborate to celebrate Season 4 of the one and only Stranger Things. Working on the project closely for nearly three years, we see the release of the joint apparel collection. Each piece has a very specific, nostalgic feeling to it, as Season 4 of Stranger Things is set in the 1980s. Sporting classic 80s styles, each piece has the Quiksilver-surf vibe to it!

Stranger Things x Quiksilver collaboration pizza shirt via FORTE MARE for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Maharishi x Reebok

Reebok and London-based streetwear label Maharishi announce their first collaboration, bringing Maharishi’s military design ethos to Reebok’s heritage-inspired Classic Leather Legacy AZ (GW4452, $150), available beginning June 10.

Founded in 1994 by Hardy Blechman, Maharishi is defined by its ‘pacifist military design’ aesthetic and focus on deploying products that are practical, long-lasting, and offer an unforgettable presence. For their first collaboration with fellow UK brand Reebok, Maharishi have applied this approach uniquely to the Classic Leather Legacy AZ, a modern interpretation of Reebok’s timeless Classic Leather running shoe inspired by the archival Aztec II and adapted with contemporary shaping and material application.

“The Classic Leather Legacy AZ looks futurist and modern whilst retaining what makes it an iconic shoe,” commented Maharishi. “A big part of our design ethos is exploring duality, so this shoe – being a design classic infused with ultra-modern sensibility – fits well.”

The sneaker draws inspiration from United States military flight suits and uniforms, featuring a nylon construction based on historic military jackets, contrasting black ripstop panels in reference to the olive/black patch insignia used on traditional camouflage uniforms, and 3M reflective highlights for added visibility seated atop the iconic Reebok gum sole.

Maharishi x Reebok collaboration sneaker via Reebok for use by 360 MAGAZINE

G-SHOCK NEW COLORWAYS

New colorways for G-SHOCK’s popular MOVE lineup of men’s fitness watches. Now available, the GBD200UU-9GBA900UU-3A and GBA900UU-5A are offered in neutral colors to achieve a city-inspired look that matches any athleisure outfit. 

Additionally, each model shows the current date, day of the week, and time or training data captured. Further, MOVE models come equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology including shock resistance, daily alarms, 200M water resistance, and a full auto calendar.

Dolce&Gabbana

DG sports an assortment of all-new and classic designs. With an array of must-have accessories including watches, handbags and shoes, we see DG take a on fresh, playful spirit.

DG showcases pieces that you can’t find anywhere else; like their glossy flower-shaped bag and rich gold timepiece. Emulating incomparable DG vibes, any piece will be the perfect addition to your collection.

Dolce&Gabbana flower bag via DG for use by 360 MAGAZINE
Dolce&Gabbana watch via DG for use by 360 MAGAZINE
Dolce&Gabbana heels via DG for use by 360 MAGAZINE
Dolce&Gabbana bag via DG for use by 360 MAGAZINE

BREMONT

Inspired by military night operations, Bremont s502 Jet and Supermarine Chrono Jet are bravely designed.

Cotton Side-Sleeper Pillow

Eli & Elm puts and end to uncomfortable, sweaty nights with the cotton side-sleeper pillow. The pillow is engineered to support your head and neck while its latex noodle filling significantly reduces heat retention and increases breathability.

Highlights include:

  • Specially designed for side sleepers!
  • Conforms to the head and neck for proper support and alignment
  • Removable latex and polyester filling let you pick the perfect height
  • Latex noodle fill supports optimal airflow for a cooler pillow
  • Smooth cotton cover is designed to dissipate heat
  • Measures 17” x 29”
  • 500+ positive reviews on Amazon! 

Eli & Elm Cotton Side-Sleeper Pillow via EverythingBranding for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Rado Luxury Timepieces

Opulent Swiss watch company Rado redefines watch-wearing with their captivating, distinctive designs. With a selection of styles, shapes, and sizes, it’s easy to become drawn to Rado’s pieces.

The True Square Automatic Open Heart timepiece showcases a square sculpture. Moreover, the piece is scratch-resistant and utilizes a high-tech ceramic case for an added layer of security. The R27073702 and R27086162 are offered in white and black, as pictured below.

Rado True Square Open Heart watch image via Swatch Group for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Dolce&Gabbana Casa Collection

The Dolce&Gabbana Casa Collection is presented through a series of images that combine a classic aesthetic and a contemporary sensibility. The first Advertising Campaign of the new line dedicated to the art of home living transports the viewer into a dreamlike dimension where the objects of our everyday life meet inspiration and become pieces of unique design and creativity. The Blu Mediterraneo, Carretto Siciliano, Leopard and Zebra themes dominate the scene with their iconic patterns and references to Dolce&Gabbana’s most authentic DNA.

The photographs, shot by the duo Mert&Marcus, recall the traditional imagery of the Renaissance artistic nudes, while alluding to the aesthetic of the Dolce&Gabbana 2000s campaigns. The models’ silhouettes delicately blend with their surrounding, bringing out the Collection’s uniqueness. The campaign’s pictorial style draws the spectator into the oneiric and artistic world of Dolce&Gabbana’s furnishing creations.

In the campaign’s video contributions, the poetic aspect is further emphasised by the words of a love letter: Dolce&Gabbana Casa thus becomes the ideal space in which emotions and sensations find expression through the creativity of special objects.

DG Casa Collection via Mert&Marcus for use by 360 MAGAZINE

Bold Beach Swimwear 

As summer continues to heat up, Bold Beach Swimwear is here to give you your next favorite swimsuit.

With individuality in mind, Bold Beach’s swimsuits are stylish and designed to fit your body’s needs. Gone are the days where you try on a top and wish it was tighter on the straps. Or a bottom and wish it had more coverage.

Every swimsuit is adjustable to give you your perfect and comfortable amount of support and coverage. Founder Alexa McNeal was tired of only seeing the restrictive sizes that only made her feel bad about her body and everything that didn’t fit her right. She wanted to feel good in her bathing suits and knew that she could make one that fulfilled that desire, for herself and other women. 

Each item has an adjustable feature and ranges in sizes from XS to 4XL.

Bold Beach Swimwear on the beach via ChixExecs for use by 360 MAGAZINE

G-SHOCK Women’s Watches

With warmer temperatures and summer holidays right around the corner, the latest colorful and water-resistant models from G-SHOCK Women and BABY-G have you covered. Offered in a variety of colors and throwback styles like baby pink, clean white and transparent resin and built-in water and shock resistance, G-SHOCK is the perfect summer accessory for any outdoor activity.

The early 2000’s is one of the hottest trends this summer, with mini skirts and chunky accessories making a huge comeback. Anyone looking to add a sweet and fun flare to their outfit should opt for the GMAS140NP-4A ($110) or GMS5600MF-6 ($190), while the BGD560S-6 ($79) and BG169R-2C ($79) offer a cool retro flare.

With warmer weather comes more activities and longer days. The BA110RG-7A ($120), BGD565-1 ($79), GMAS200M-4A ($130) and the BG169M-4 ($79) were all designed with the on-the-go woman in mind, perfect for transitioning from the office to a night on the town. 

BABY-G is the perfect accessory for the hottest summer days. With a wide selection of water-resistant models like the BGD560S-8 ($79), BA110SC-2A ($96), GMAS140-2A ($99) and BG169R-2 ($79), these watches are perfect for any lake, beach or pool day.  

G-SHOCK Women’s Watches summer 2022 via Mcsaatchi for use by 360 Magazine

Gucci’s High Jewelry Collection

Gucci’s new High Jewelry Collection, as envisioned by creative director Alessandro Michele, is the third act of Hortus Deliciarum. This collection presents five intricate themes: The Grand Tour through Italy, Kaleidoscopic Beauty, The Pearl, The New World, and The 1970s. 

Gucci's High Jewelry Collection via Gnazzo Group for use by 360 Magazine

Gucci Pet Collection

The House introduces Gucci Pet Collection —a wide-ranging selection of items designed for dogs and cats that combines high-quality materials and craftsmanship with innovation, and many of the House’s signature motifs. Apparel includes polos, T-shirts, knitwear, and coats, distinguished by a vibrant palette and playful, signature motifs like all-over strawberries and hearts to Interlocking Gs and the classic monogram, also seen in the House’s ready-to-wear, creating opportunities for matching looks.

Gucci Pet collection via Gucci for use by 360 Magazine

XTRATUF Sharkbyte Shoes

 XTRATUF’s already strong collection of Sharkbyte and Sharkbyte Eco styles, two new colors have just arrived in time to catch the height of the season.  New are the Sharkbyte in Smoke Blue/Fishewear Dooly Vee as well as the Sharkbyte Salmon Sisters in Sand Dollar.  Both are styles in collaboration with Alaskan women designers.

The Sharkbyte deck shoe is lightweight and features a durable water- resistant canvas upper, rear pull tab for easy on, and a reinforced leather panel at the heel for easy off. They not only look and feel great, but also keep you safe and sure-footed, thanks to our signature non-marking, slip-resistant chevron outsole. 

See all of the Sharkbyte shoes  HERE.

XTRATUF Sharkbyte shoes via HFS Communications for use by 360 Magazine

The Patch Brand Work Day Bundle

Focus, Energy and Immunity to help with your productivity routine! The Patch Brand offers vitamin-infused patches with powerful ingredients that fit perfectly into our fast-paced lifestyles. Unlike gummies and pills that only partially absorb into your system, this clean and simple alternative releases 100% of your vitamins over 24 hours via a small, discrete patch. The brand launched in August and is quickly making its mark in the health and wellness industry with five vitamin patches targeting sleep, focus, stress, energy, and immunity. Available on Amazon.

MyBevi

Price: $13.00+

Bring your morning coffee to the library or early morning lecture with MyBevi. What sets this brand apart from competitors is how easy it is to carry your phone, keys and a tumbler while on-the-go. The collection offers stainless steel tumblers for everyone that are made to endure all weather conditions and activities. Once you’ve got your coffee fix, quench that thirst with ice-cold water. Eco-conscious consumers will be glad to know that this small family business is doing its part to provide sustainable solutions for a healthier future for our planet. Affiliated with ShareASale/Skimlinks & Amazon.

Mouth Watchers Whitening Toothpaste

Most people would be surprised to learn that their daily dental routine produces a startling amount of waste. Doctor Plotka’s whitening toothpaste is stepping (with large strides) into a sustainable future from the inside out.

  • WHITENS: Silica and Hydroxyapatite re-mineralizes teeth which lowers the risk of erosion and restores your teeth to their natural whiteness. 
  • CLEANS: Organic Propolis, a natural honeybee product known for its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, reduces the risk of cavities, gum sensitivity and plaque build-up.
  • SOOTHES: Mineral-rich Thermal Spring Water, sourced from France, is known for its anti-inflammatory benefits which can soothe irritation.
  • FRESHENS BREATH: Organic mint gives your mouth and breath long-lasting freshness.
  • GOOD FOR YOU & THE EARTH: 100% of ingredients sourced from natural origins. This tube is fully recyclable and made with 44% post-consumer recycled materials.

Pick up all products on Amazon.com. You can also find Doctor Plotka’s toothbrushes at Sprouts Farmers Market, Wholefoods Market, or online at www.bestbrushever.com!

Mouth Watchers - Doctor Plotka's whitening toothpaste via Everything Branding for use by 360 MAGAZINE

DG7 LEO

DOLCE&GABBANA reimagines opulence with its DG7 leo timepiece. Inlaid in 18K pink gold, this piece of art presents 3013 contrasting brown and black diamonds. Manufactured in Switzerland, this DG7 is equipped with an electronic quartz movement powered by a 1.5V battery, which has a life of 3 years. The model is reminiscent of Y2K, embracing the house’s vivacious yet avant-garde DNA.

The popular leopard motif is nostalgic for the early 2000s, incorporating the marquee’s flamboyant spirit. It marks a definitive moment for the designer while the graphic tellurium exudes everlasting elegance.

With such a bold intersection of esthetics and automation, DOLCE&GABBANA continues to thrive as a progressive force in fashion.

Check out DG’s MOLTO ITALIANO

G-Timeless Moonlight via Gnazzo Group for use by 360 Magazine

Gucci Watchmaking Fiftieth Anniversary

Half a century ago in 1972, in the watchmaking heartland of La Chaux-de-Fonds, Gucci Swiss Timepieces presented the world with a new horological design proposition—watches combining unparalleled Swiss technical know-how with the best in Italian design. In 2021, Gucci made its long-awaited debut in high watchmaking with a series of Swiss-made designs showcasing technological flair, elevated materials, and unique decorative artistry. Now, to mark the 50th anniversary of Gucci Swiss Timepieces, the House celebrates its next bold step into this mesmerizing universe.

Gucci Wonderland

In 2022, Gucci presents its second high watchmaking collection at the Gucci Wonderland event in Geneva. The mood of this kaleidoscopic collection is inspired by a magical fairground, where the most refined watchmaking complications appear alongside rainbow-like gems and celestial wonders. Entering this enchanted universe is like being catapulted onto a thrilling series of roller-coaster rides. Three new Gucci-designed watch movements are revealed:

Gucci 25H Skeleton Tourbillon: With its impossibly sleek, 8mm-thick case and captivating see-through dial, the Gucci 25H Skeleton Tourbillon arrives with a new Gucci-exclusive caliber flying tourbillon. Because the watch is designed around movement, it creates a fantastic illusion of the mechanics floating above the brushed and polished titanium bridges that cross the base of the dial. With skeleton hands adding a subtle layering effect, the Gucci 25H Skeleton Tourbillon is a feat of craft, style, and extraordinary skill, announced by a flying tourbillon at 6 o’clock. This complication regulates timekeeping while its sparse technical design adds a contemporary, decorative touch. Created in 100% recycled gold—in white and yellow bracelet variations—and in slate-grey titanium with a rubber strap, the Gucci 25H Skeleton Tourbillon becomes a retro-futuristic time machine for the wrist.

G-Timeless Planetarium: A pioneering addition to the high watchmaking genre, with its halo of 12 princess-set gemstones circling the dial, the G-Timeless Planetarium shines a precious light on time’s ever-changing view. It also conceals a showstopping power: the gem-set wheel is activated at the touch of a button, rotating around the dial in a gala of light. This delightful on-off control is made possible by a groundbreaking invention: the Dancing Hours Flying Tourbillon, a new Gucci-exclusive caliber with a hypnotic diamond star at its center. The arrow-shaped watch hands pay homage to high watchmaking’s heritage of fine technical detail, while each turn of the dial is a playful reminder of Gucci Swiss Timepieces’ dynamic fusion of new technology and timeless Italian style. The G-Timeless Planetarium is offered in white, rose, or yellow-gold variations with its rotating wheel of green tsavorite, blue tanzanite, or yellow beryl gemstones.

G-Timeless Moonlight: Gucci takes the carnival of time to the skies with the G-Timeless Moonlight. On the dial, a beautifully decorated moon waxes from a gleaming silver crescent to a pearlescent whole before beginning its celestial journey all over again. Created around the new, Gucci caliber GGV838.MP, the sheer technological precision of the G-Timeless Moonlight allows it to dictate its own time, following the 29.5-day lunar month. A feat of high watchmaking excellence, this timepiece only needs to be adjusted every 360 years. It is presented in pink gold and white gold, with a natural meteorite dial, where fairground planets spin and stellar diamonds shine. 

G-Timeless Dancing Bees

In 2022, Gucci presents new diamond-set additions to its family of G-Timeless Dancing Bees tourbillon timepieces. In homage to historical en-tremblant jewelry styles, where jewels were exquisitely engineered to move in rhythm with the wearer, 12 bees shimmer around the diamond-set dial as the wrist moves. Experimenting further, master craftsmen have heightened the natural, glossy sheen of two rare opal varieties—pink and green—to form rectangular ‘bricks’, from which they have created a miniature chevron pattern on a mother-of-pearl dial. The natural markings of the opals render each dial design unique, while the mirrored caseback allows a personal message to be engraved. Each G-Timeless Dancing Bees marquetry edition is presented either in white-gold and yellow-gold bracelet or in alligator straps variations. 

50 Years of Visionary Watch Design

To celebrate 50 years of Gucci Swiss watchmaking, Gucci Wonderland presents, for the first time, a journey through five unparalleled decades of Italian-born, Swiss-made design. For the very first time, the House has assembled a treasure-trove of modern-era watch creations, from the curious desk-clocks and watch diaries of the 1950s, to the handbag watches of the 1960s and semi-precious stone bangle watches of the 1970s. The golden ‘floating’ penny-dial watches of the 1980s, with circular dial designs in the House’s red and green palette with luxurious lizard leather straps, are a strong reminder of how, through every era, Gucci has seamlessly translated its classic fashion motifs into stylish watch designs. Iconic equestrian symbols, for instance, appear through decades of Gucci watch design in various creative guises. The futuristic 1990s steel watches, some with diamond-encrusted ‘G’ cases, illuminate the House’s pioneering move into fashion watches created with precious decoration and technical artistry. This very special Geneva exhibition underlines the Florentine luxury House’s visionary influence on watch design, from 1970 to the present day.

Gucci 25H 

Three new 30mm Gucci 25H quartz models are offered: stainless steel, stainless steel and gold plated, with a dazzling diamond dial design. 

Also revealed are two gender-neutral Gucci 25H glass dial designs in 38mm quartz variations. Whether in turquoise-blue or pink glass, each dial is designed to light up the wrist with a ray of opalescent color that changes tone with the light. 

Another dynamic, color-coded Gucci 25H design blends pink, blue, and green aluminum with a pink-brass dial. The caseback also reveals a very special touch—the Gucci exclusive caliber decorated with a special wave pattern.

G-Timeless

The G-Timeless with bee motif arrives in new editions, in 32mm and 38mm dial varieties, with a quartz or automatic movement and an 18kt yellow-gold, steel, or bi-metal case. The subtle dial decoration is offset by vibrant material mixes so that light reflects across the metal finishes. Designs include sun-brushed silver and gold dial options, as well as pink lacquer and black onyx dials. The black onyx dials form a dramatic, semi-precious backdrop of 15 golden bees, while the sun-brushed golden dials are accented with harmonious yellow-gold bee motifs. Case and strap variations include all-steel, all-yellow-gold, or bi-color yellow-gold and steel. Each dial is emblazoned with Gucci bees. 

Gucci Dive

A seriously sporty timepiece, the Gucci Dive is reinvented with bio-based materials, housing a Swiss automatic movement with 200m water resistance. Three new designs are presented, each with a case and strap in a new rubber-like material created from plant substances including oil and corn. The Gucci Dive is offered in matte white, aquamarine, and natural moss green.

Grip

In 2022, the signature Grip appears with a highly contemporary yellow-gold PVD dial case, in 27 or 38mm. With its warm, 1970s vibe heightened by an elegant black alligator strap, this new iteration blends eras of style.

Bianchet Tourbillon B1.618 Titanium-Carbon Limited Editions inside 360 MAGAZINE

Bianchet Tourbillon B1.618

Titanium-Carbon Limited Editions

Revealed during Geneva Watch Week at Barton7, Bianchet unveils two new limited editions of the Tourbillon B1.618 Openwork, which unite noble materials with a sporty and technological soul, and reflect the Franco-Italian brand’s statement to define a new essence of style in contemporary watchmaking.

Timeless design principles

By using the iconic Golden Number 1.618 and the work of Italian mathematician Fibonacci as design basis, coupled with a minimalist essential approach to watchmaking construction, Bianchet creates a collection of modern and refined watches, in which beauty and harmony come to the fore. 

Known as “The Divine Proportion,” the Golden Number 1.618, which underlies the beauty of the universe, is found in some of the most harmonious and everlasting creations in art, architecture, music – from Leonardo da Vinci, Le Corbusier, to Debussy – and in nature.

Fascinated by the capacity of the Golden Number, and its timeless design principle, to create beauty and harmony, Bianchet founders have chosen to immortalise its proportions in their horological compositions to build an everlasting legacy.

Italian by design, French in the details 

Created by the Franco-Italian couple Rodolfo and Emmanuelle Festa Bianchet, the brand lays the foundation for its inspiration through its faith in the purity of lines, its passion for contemporary design and architecture, coupled with a pure, intuitive sensibility nourished by Italian roots, and an innate attention to details.

The flowing lines, the sense of colour, the engineering concept behind every Bianchet timepiece are a perfect illustration of the Italian design approach and eagerness to create an object of desire, that is beautiful from its conception to its aesthetic execution. 

The tonneau shape of the case, the openwork design of its movement, the high-end finishing, illustrate the combination of Italian aesthetic sensibility and French sense of detail. Everything within the Tourbillon B1.618 Titanium-Carbon watch expresses refinement, pure lines and a natural sense of balance that makes it a watch of our time for our time.

Crafted with soul

Every Bianchet watch is designed, crafted, produced, and finished by hand entirely in Switzerland, including the strap and buckle. Each person involved in the creation of a Bianchet timepiece, from the founders, designers and craftsmen, to carefully selected partners, put their heart and soul into their work to produce the best of Haute Horlogerie in Switzerland.

The process of making a Bianchet watch is focused as much on quality and aesthetic, as on technical excellence, the main objective being to obtain a perfect balance between form and function. The art of Haute Horlogerie, mainly executed by hand, requires complete undivided attention; a suspended moment in time when the passion of the creator transfers to the object and conveys the highest level of quality.

Conceived for an active lifestyle, the slightly curved carbon & titanium case offers perfect comfort. The union of hand-finished Grade 5 Titanium on the bezel and back, and a light carbon fiber composite with an added titanium powder, which Moiré effect creates unique patterns on every timepiece, is underlined by soft vulcanized rubber seams which bring a sensuous feel. The perfect curves, the lightness and softness sensations, the high-end materials, create a unique horological experience.

Titanium Caliber B1.618

The movement of the Tourbillon B1.618 Openwork is the result of genuine aesthetic research. Conceived from the outset as a skeletonized movement, the Calibre B1.618 is all about a sensation of plumbing untold depths, a feeling accentuated by the curves, whose radii’s progression and interlacing are derived from the Fibonacci sequence. The symmetrical plays off the asymmetrical, in a balance that is natural to the eye, with a harmony that is intrinsic to the Golden Ratio.

Crafted from grade 5 titanium, that only master watchmakers are able to harness, the calibre B1.618 is able to withstand shocks of up to 6000G in all positions. The superposition of titanium arches and curves, in various shades of black, the floating skeletonized flanges which adorn the movement, play with light and transparency to create a sculptural architecture that is both strong and ethereal.


The tourbillon cage, the main plate and bridges, are all crafted from titanium and finished by hand, using mineral sands and natural fibres. Every wheel of the B1.618 gear-train is decorated by hand and coated with rhodium – today the most prestigious and expensive metal on earth.

Contemporary Haute Horlogerie

Thanks to peerless Haute Horlogerie techniques and the use of noble materials, featuring a sporty and technological soul, Bianchet timepiece collection reinterprets mechanical art in contemporary high-horology.

Uniting the sensory, cultural, mathematical, and mechanical, the new Tourbillon B1.618 Openwork Titanium-Carbon limited editions feature a hand-finished case in Grade 5 Titanium on the bezel and back, mixed with a light carbon fiber composite infused with a titanium powder, stylishly signed with two soft colorful rubber seams.

1.618 by Bianchet

Focused on re-engineering a timepiece by applying the Golden Ratio to contemporary watchmaking, Bianchet breaks free from the classical and traditional culture with which the iconic number 1.618 has generally been associated, and applies the Golden Ratio to a modern conception, using the materials, manufacturing techniques and performances of today, in the respect of centuries of high horology know-how.

Limited to 21 pieces each, the new Tourbillon B1.618 Openwork titanium-carbon blue and green editions stand as a modern and timeless testament to beauty in watchmaking, and bring a sporty-chic Haute Horlogerie timepiece to refined watch lovers in search of a unique horological experience.

Main characteristics

Weight: 48 grams

Power reserve: 105 hours (+/-10%)

Shock resistance: 6000 G

Water resistance:  50 metres (5 ATM)

Entirely made in Switzerland

Guarantee: 5 years

Authenticity Certificate registered on the Swiss blockchain

Case

Grade 5 titanium and carbon composite infused with titanium powder

Crown: Grade 5 titanium

Finished by hand

Sapphire crystal with antireflective coating, case front and case back 

Case dimensions: 43 x 50 x 13 mm

Strap & Buckle

Organic vulcanised rubber 

Folding clasp in grade 5 titanium

Calibre B1.618 

Tourbillon 60 seconds – hand wound

Frequency: 3hz – 21,600 vph

Variable inertia balance wheel with 4 gold inertia blocks

Tourbillon cage, main plate and bridges in grade 5 titanium

Rhodium coated wheels with hand finishing

Bridges: sandblasted, satin-brushed, hand polish beveling & black DLC finish

Price: 55’000 CHF (excl. taxes)

Blue limited edition: 21 pieces

Green limited edition: 21 pieces

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MR-G SERIES

G-SHOCK EXPANDS PINNACLE MR-G SERIES WITH NEW MODELS IN THE CLASSIC SQUARE SHAPE OF THE FIRST EVER G-SHOCK

Premium Timepieces Feature 25 Individually Polished Components Assembled Precisely for a Timepiece that Showcases Craftsmanship

Casio introduces the newest additions to its pinnacle G-SHOCK MR-G lineup with the launch of the MRGB5000 series. With the new models, the MRGB5000D-1 and MRGB5000B-1, the trademark square shape of the original G-SHOCK DW5000 is elevated to provide shock resistance with the addition of premium materials and the artisan craftsmanship and quality that the MR-G series represents. The enhanced bezel and case have been constructed of 25 individual components with Sallaz polishing applied to each part prior to assembly, giving the watches a stunning, elegant finish.

The new MRGB5000 models pay homage to the original G-SHOCK, DW5000C, by retaining the iconic brick pattern and red outline of the original G-SHOCK dial design. The MRGB5000B-1 is crafted with a DLC coating on the case and band to deliver enhanced wear resistance and a sleek, all-black look that pays tribute to G-SHOCK’s signature brand color. Gold-colored ion plating on the buttons and screw-lock case back evoke the refinement of the MR-G series as well. The silver-colored MRGB5000D-1 is made with a titanium carbide finish to enhance the beauty of its bezel and band.

The bezels of the new timepieces are made from premium materials, such as COBARION, a cobalt-chrome alloy that is four times harder than titanium and is part of a 25-piece Multi-Guard Structure, specifically developed for the MRGB5000, to protect the module with superior shock-absorption by incorporating flat springs and resin buffers between the components of the watch. Additionally, Ti64 is used for the case and the band employs DAT55G, a titanium alloy about three times harder than pure titanium to further enhance the absolute toughness of the models.

In addition, the MRGB5000D-1 and MRGB5000B-1 boast premium G-SHOCK technical features including Bluetooth® functionality that allows the watch to be connected to a smartphone via the CASIO Watches app, MULTIBAND 6 Atomic Timekeeping, Tough Solar Charging, Super LED illumination, and more.

As part of the release, G-SHOCK has unveiled an exclusive collection page taking consumers through the features, which can be viewed HERE.

The new timepieces also come equipped with G-SHOCK technology including:

  • Shock Resistance
  • 200M Water Resistance
  • Sapphire Crystal
  • LED (Super LED)
  • 1 Sec. Timer (24Hr)
  • 5 Daily Alarms
  • Full Auto Calendar
  • World Time (39 Cities)

The MRGB5000D-1 will retail for $3,500 and the MRGB5000B-1 will retail for $4,000. Both models will be available for purchase this March at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store and gshock.com.

Watch Illustration by Mina Tocalini for use by 360 Magazine

Greubel Forsey – Balancier S2

Live from the Dubai Watch Week: Greubel Forsey unveils its Balancier S2 at Cipriani

The new Balancier S2 by Greubel Forsey made its entrance onto the watchmaking stage on 27 November 2021 in the middle of the Dubai Watch Week – an event, a date, and a timepiece to remember!

Drawing inspiration from the strengths of the Atelier’s iconic Balancier S, the Balancier S2 is another signature timepiece, placing Greubel Forsey firmly at the heart of twenty-first century Fine Watchmaking. Spirited, contemporary, in step with its times, and it’s the final outcome of a painstaking process of minimalism embarked on by Greubel Forsey: an imposing 46.5-millimetre titanium timepiece.

“Dubai Watch Week was the ideal platform for the launch of our new Balancier S². First of all, because of the exceptional relationship we have with our partner Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, but also because of the quality of the event and the audience participating in it. A new chapter opens for Greubel Forsey.” says Antonio Calce, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Board Member.

Mohammed Abdulmagied Seddiqi, CCO of Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons announces: “The launch of the new Balancier S2 and of the Balancier S – the Ether is a momentous milestone between Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons and Greubel Forsey and the long-standing partnership between both entities. The first ever carbon Balancier S – the Ether, developed in collaboration with the brand, with a large titanium bridge limited edition is indicative of the progress made in watchmaking while commemorating the UAE’s 50th anniversary.”

The launch event organised by Greubel Forsey on 27 November at the Cipriani Dubai was redolent with success. The guests discovered a timepiece exuding tension, contrast, and strength. The legendary inclined balance wheel remains the beating heart of the piece, housed here in a new case replete with all-new finishes – new for this model, and indeed for Greubel Forsey.

For the first time, the central double-arched bridge has been openworked, epitomising the quest for something lighter, simpler, and uncluttered. The new titanium strap further enhances this ethos, blending seamlessly with the case – also made from titanium, as is the bezel with its polished sides. The latter has been shorn of the manufacturer’s traditional engraved values, while the barrel cover no longer bears the outsize ‘Greubel Forsey’ signature, but instead a modernist, circular pattern designed exclusively for the piece.

Only 38 of these new Balancier S2 watches will be produced per year, for four years: 22 with an anthracite grey caseback and 16 with a light grey caseback, accompanied by a plain or textured black rubber or titanium strap.

Photo via Taylor Hesseltine of M&C Saatchi Sports and Entertainment for use by 360 Magazine

G-SHOCK × GM2100 SERIES

Today, Casio unveils the latest addition to its G-SHOCK line up of  timepieces with the GM2100 series, a collection of watches that feature a metal-clad shock resistant structure with a thin profile. The bezel has the octagonal shape familiar to the original G-SHOCK watch, the DW5000C. The series is available in four unique colorways including the GM2100-1A featuring a stainless-steel bezel and black urethane band, the GM2100N-2A with a blue IP bezel, with a matching dial and band, the GM2100B-3A in a gray IP bezel with a green dial and band, and lastly the GM2100B-4A in a gray IP bezel with a black band and red dial.

The unique forged stainless-steel bezel has a concentric hairline finish applied to the top surface and a mirror polish to the sides, giving it a beautiful gleam. Vapor deposition is applied to the dial showcasing hairline and mirror finishes to emphasize a metallic texture while the digital display is positioned to optimize the viewing area for both the analog and digital readout. The urethane band has a box check patterned texture for an added casual touch.

The metal covered shock resistant structure of the GM2100 models are built with protrusions on the inner case to reduce surface contact with the bezel and cushion shocks to the module. The module is housed in a glass fiber reinforced resin case for maximum shock resistance. The bezel itself is precisely crafted through forging, cutting and polishing the stainless-steel bezel to provide a comfortable fit.

In addition, the new models boast G-SHOCK’s latest features, such as a light fadeout function on the dial, hand retract function, full auto calendar, full auto Super LED light, and more.

As part of the release G-SHOCK has unveiled and exclusive landing page taking consumers through the features, which can be viewed HERE.

Each new timepiece also comes equipped with G-SHOCK’s  technical features including:

  • Shock Resistance
  • 200M Water Resistance
  • Full Auto Double Super LED
  • 5 Alarms
  • 1/100 Stopwatch (1Hr)
  • Countdown Timer (24Hr)
  • Full Auto Calendar
  • World Time (31TZ, 48 Cities+UTC)

The GM2100-1A will retail for $200, while the GM2100N-2A, GM2100B-3A, and GM2100B-4A will retail for $220. All four models will be available for purchase at the beginning of September at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store and gshock.com.

Rolls-Royce Tail Bovet Gentlemans Timepiece provided by Gerry Spahn and Rolls-Royce for use by 360 MAGAZINE.

Rolls- Royce x BOVET 1822

The clock in a Rolls-Royce motor car frequently assumes a jewel-like status, often becoming a canvas for the client to tell the story of their commission in miniature. For Rolls-Royce Boat Tail, the recently unveiled first of three coachbuilt creations, in which every element has been created to the owners’ exact specifications, this iconic centrepiece has been elevated to new technical and aesthetic heights.

In a spirit of warm collaboration, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Swiss master watchmakers, BOVET 1822, have created a pair of unique timepieces for Boat Tail and its owners. This ambitious undertaking brought together designers, engineers and craftspeople from both luxury houses, in a magnificent demonstration of their shared values of excellence, precision, heritage, artistry, innovation and attention to detail.

The timepieces are unique to both the horological and automotive worlds. Made as a pair – in lady’s and gentleman’s versions – they are reversible, and housed in BOVET 1822’s patented Amadeo case, which allows them to be worn on the wrist, or used as a table clock, pendant or pocket-watch, as well as being placed front and centre in Boat Tail’s fascia as the motor car’s own timepiece. Both are fitted with tourbillon mechanisms to ensure perfect accuracy.

BOVET 1822 initially earned its reputation making luxury pocket-watches for wealthy patrons in China; today, it is renowned worldwide for its exquisite timepieces featuring hand-painted dials, detailed engraving and finely finished visible mechanisms.

The timepieces created for this first iteration of Boat Tail have specially designed 18K white gold cases and feature matching front dials with the same Caleidolegno veneer found on the aft deck of Boat Tail itself, and are finished with the owner-couples’ names. The gentleman’s timepiece is highly polished; the lady’s is ornately engraved then filled with blue lacquer.

On the reverse side, the dials are more individual. The gentleman’s features an aventurine dial with the celestial arrangement of the night sky over the place of his birth on his birth date; the lady’s is decorated with an ornate miniature painting of a flower bouquet on a mother-of-pearl dial. This design is a traditional BOVET 1822 motif, chosen by and personalised for the owner.

Both reverse dials have hand-engraved Bespoke sculptures of Boat Tail, complete with wheels, door handle, mirrors and other fine details. By working closely together, the teams at Rolls-Royce and BOVET 1822 were able to achieve a precise colour match between the lacquer on this tiny work of art and the full-size motor car.

Further close cooperation was required to ensure the timepieces conformed to the demands of their unique role as motor car clocks. In watchmaking, weight is rarely an issue for a complex timepiece, but in this instance, there was a limit on the combined permissible weight of the timepieces and their holders. BOVET 1822 met this requirement by creating an entirely new 44mm white gold case. In addition, the timepieces and holders also had to be tested to automotive-industry standards for vibration and crash safety – something never previously undertaken on mechanisms of this kind.

At a conservative estimate, the timepieces’ design, engineering, sculptures, miniature painting, marquetry, bespoke movements and cases took a total of 3,000 hours to complete.

When a pocket-watch is left static in one position for any length of time, the effect of gravity on key moving parts can impair its accuracy. At the end of the 18th Century, watchmakers solved this problem by developing the tourbillon, where the escapement and balance wheel are mounted in a cage that slowly revolves, cancelling out the gravitational effect. In a wristwatch, the wearer’s natural physical movements diminish the need for the tourbillon. However, when that same timepiece is mounted vertically in a car dashboard for many hours at a time, the tourbillon truly comes into its own.

BOVET 1822 is a specialist in tourbillion timepieces, for which it holds a number of patents and has received many awards including the Aiguille d’Or, watchmaking’s highest honour. It is also one of the only companies in the watch industry to manufacture its own spirals and regulating organs. To reduce potential impact from the vibration from the car, the tourbillon has pivots rather than the traditional ball bearings; a heavier balance wheel and an increased oscillation rate to aid precision. Finally, the tourbillon bridge is finished with a miniaturised Spirit of Ecstasy handcrafted in gold.

The timepieces have an astonishing five-day power reserve, rather than the 42-48 hours of a ‘standard’ watch, to allow for their role as motor car clocks.

The holder mechanism is unique to Rolls-Royce Boat Tail and was designed by BOVET 1822 engineers and the Rolls-Royce Coachbuild design team from a blank sheet of paper. Although in a Rolls-Royce vibration is naturally reduced to an absolute minimum – undetectable vibrations are inevitably still present. This highly complex mounting assembly serves to isolate the timepieces from these micro-vibrations. It also ensures they operate silently, are easy to mount and remove from the dashboard and, above all, remain safe and secure.

These challenges were unlike any normally encountered in watchmaking and car manufacture. From the start, BOVET 1822 was determined to follow a purely mechanical approach in keeping with its tradition of Swiss handcrafted production. The engineers’ innovative solution was to keep all the system’s moving parts external, with the dashboard providing a solid setting for the holder. Finally, Rolls-Royce ensured that when the holder is not housing one of the time pieces, it can be covered with a beautiful engraved and lacquered display plaque.  Below the clock, the dashboard is fitted with a special drawer, lined with the same leather as Boat Tail’s seats, which serves as a safekeeping receptacle to house the timepieces, straps, chain and pendant when not in use.

ROLLS-ROYCE BOAT TAIL TIMEPIECES FACTS & FIGURES

Case Size: Bespoke; diameter – 44mm; thickness – 14mm

Case Type: 18K white gold Fleurier case; BOVET 1822 bow at 12 o’clock; 49 components

Case Function: Amadeo Convertible System; reversible; pocket watch on chain; pendant watch on necklace; table clock; dashboard clock

Case Finishing: Men’s timepiece is high polish finish; Women’s timepiece is hand-engraved then filled with blue lacquer

Movement: Bespoke 60-second tourbillon; manual-wind; 284 components (without dial and hands); 21,600 v/h

Functions: Hours and minutes on both sides (reverse hand-fitting); power reserve indicator on front

Power Reserve: 5 days

Men’s Front Dial: Hand-made wood marquetry dial; hand-engraved Spirit of Ecstasy sculpture fixed to the tourbillon bridge; “A Special Timepiece Commission” on the dial

Women’s Front Dial: Hand-made wood marquetry dial; hand-engraved 18K white gold Spirit of Ecstasy sculpture; “A Special Timepiece Commission” on the dial

Men’s Reverse Dial: Blue aventurine glass with sky chart of owner’s birth day and birth place; hand-engraved bespoke Boat Tail sculpture, lacquered to match the colour of the car then miniature painted by hand to add the details; lady’s name engraved on the mirror-polished (by hand by the watchmaker) tourbillon bridge

Women’s Reverse Dial: Miniature hand-painting of flower bouquet on mother-of-pearl dial (based on historical BOVET 1822 timepiece, customised); hand-engraved bespoke Boat Tail sculpture, lacquered to match the colour of the car then miniature painted by hand to add the details; gentleman’s name (engraved on the mirror-polished (by hand by the watchmaker) tourbillon bridge

Dashboard Holder: Aluminium and Titanium; 51 components; Engraving of two Rolls-Royce Boat Tails in a white gold case, to match that of the timepieces, to place inside when the timepiece is not present (100% engineered, designed, and produced in-house by BOVET)

In-car Drawer: to hold timepieces, straps, chain, necklace

Independent laboratory certification: shock, temperature, humidity, vibration

Visit YouTube to watch a video about the new Coachbuild Boat Tail.

Casio G-SHOCK MR-G Series by G-SHOCK for use by 360 Magazine

CASIO’S Kachi-Iro Watch Collection

By: Armon Hayes

Now more than ever, consumer priorities have shifted to become increasingly more selective when it comes to luxury goods. After all, the majority of wise spending decisions are made on the basis of durability, functionality and of course, value. If a dose of retail therapy is required, or you’re deciding on the ideal gift for Mother’s or Father’s Day–whatever the occasion may be­–G-Shock’s 2021 Spring/Summer latest release encompasses the philosophy of combining distinctive CMF design with leading-edge technology; redefining timepieces and the watch industry.

Casio announces the latest additions to its luxury G-SHOCK MR-G Series, with the introduction of the Kachi-Iro Collection. The brand-new MRGB2000B-1A and MRGB2000R-1A take inspiration from kachi-iro, the color of winning and victory in Japanese culture. Kachi-iro is a dark navy-blue color that was preferred by the native samurai warriors, often used for armor and helmets. Both high-end models incorporate ancient Japanese strength and aesthetics that pair well with G-SHOCK’s absolute toughness and top technical features, such as tough movement and standard technology.

The MRGB2000B-1A boasts a full metal band, derived from a traditional Japanese scale pattern used on the surface of the dial. The outer face is cut to a shape that resembles a Japanese fan, creating a stunning impression. The gentle concave surfaces of the hour markers resemble the curve of a samurai sword, while the inner surface of the bezel, inset dials, and logo all incorporate the bold kachi-iro color.

Each model is equipped with a deep layered hardening titanium case, the unique bezel of the MRGB2000R-1A is made of recrystallized titanium. Heat treating titanium creates a distinctive crystal pattern on its surface, which resembles the nie on Japanese sword blades. This model offers a durable fluorine rubber band with a Bishamon tortoise shell finish—a symbol of strength in Japan since ancient times. The only choice here is preference of wristband, dependent on one’s personal style.

My personal favorite is the G-STEEL collection. An owner of their previous edition, moderately priced at $425 and a notable collector’s item, the new GSTB100GC-1A, features an updated two-toned black colorway with refined gold accents. My favorite two finishes combine both style and functionality. The sleek, polyurethane black band and layered guard structure provide durability to enhance the model’s toughness–ensuring that it can withstand any activity.

The G-STEEL collection is fashionable, stylish, and equipped with premium design features–such as a highly scratch resistant black IP (ion plated) bezel with gold IP buttons, and buckle to match the timepiece’s elevated gold accents. As for functions, the watch is equipped with G-SHOCK’s most up-to-date features, including solar-powered charging capabilities, a super LED light and Neo-Brite luminous hands for maximum visibility. The timepiece also boasts Bluetooth technology to pair with smart phones via the G-SHOCK Connected App, offering connectivity, automatic time adjustment, and more!

As of late, this line up of the refined timepieces embodies the process of color material & finish, known as CMF. Unique colors and application techniques with the release of three new additions to its popular G-MS series of women’s watches, the MSGS600G-1, MSGS600-2, and MSGS600G-7, each offer a sporty-yet-elegant look that’s ideal for the multi-dimensional woman on the go.

The luxury watch­­­­­­ comes with understated blue, black, and white resin bands–a staple accessory to elevate any look while providing functionality and a comfortable fit on a smaller wrist. The watch is equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology, including shock resistance, 100M water resistance, daily alarms (5), stopwatch, countdown timer, and full auto calendar to year 2099. It comes available in a rose gold IP bezel, retailing for $200, and stainless-steel bezel at $170.

Mr. Ibe’s dream of creating a watch that never breaks challenges the theory of time and waits for no one. Available now at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store, and on G-SHOCK’s website.

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G-SHOCK x New Era

Casio announced that it joined with longtime collaborator New Era Wednesday for a brand new timepiece.

The GM110NE-1A is a celebration of New Era’s 100th anniversary and includes the classic headwear brand’s flag logo at the 3 o’clock position on the watch’s face.

The gold accents work in conjunction with an engraved gold IP case back that features inscriptions reading “100 1920-2020,” a tribute to New Era’s long and storied history.

While carrying the design of the G-SHOCK GM110, the GM110NE-1A has a dark gray metal-forged and polished IP bezel.

The GM110NE-1A also comes with two bands.

One is a black cloth band lined with green, similar to New Era’s famous 59FIFTY hat. It also has a gold buckle and band keepers on the underside, a nod to the sought after 59FIFTY cap, gold buckle, band keepers, an embroidered New Era logo and a gold-speckled back.

The other is a gold-speckled black urethane band with a stainless-steel keeper.

G-SHOCK released a video for everyone to see all the features of their new design. You can see it by clicking right here.

The GM110NE-1A comes with signature G-SHOCK technology like:

-200M Water Resistance

-Shock Resistance

-Magnetic Resistance

-Super Illuminator Auto LED Light

-3-year battery

-5 Multi-Function Alarms with 1 Snooze Alarm

-World Time (31 Time Zones + UTC / 48 Cities)

-1/100th Sec. Stopwatch (24Hr)

-Countdown Timer (1Sec., 24Hr)

-12/24 Hr. Time Formats

-Full Auto Calendar

It is available in Nov. and will retail for $340. It can be purchased through select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store and online on G-SHOCK’s website.