Picks of fancy

September 29, 2016

Wanderlust shopper? Next time you’re on the hunt for items of fancy, if that speaks your language, keep en eye out for these items which might be heavy on the wallet, but will still make you feel like you’re walking on air.

Dior Chiffre Rouge


Water resistant for up to 50 meters, the Dior Chiffre Rouge gives off a cool and collected composure. It has a steel case, and a slick demeanor owing to a black rubber brushed stainless steel, an anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass. The black sun-brushed dial comes with luminescent hour and minute hands, with a red second hand and red colored date.

$ 5,925


ST Dupont Gatsby Large Diamond Head Lighter

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With a beveled edge and an elegance-exuding pattern on its fascia, riveting with distinct flair is the Gatsby Large Diamond Head Lighter from Dupont, which comes silver plated to add even more dazzle to its pipe flame.



Seiko Velatura Black and Pink Gold Dial Black Rubber

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Waterproof up to 100 meters and equally weatherproof come rain or shine, the Seiko Velatura holds its head up high, keeping it together with a sapphire crystal and a black rubber strap. It features an analogue display, and employs Japanese Quartz movement.



Zenith El Primero Chronograph

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With a transparent case back, the El Primero Tourbillon Time series from Zenith retains a tinge of wilderness by virtue of a brown crocodile leather strap with a deployment buckle, and it can brave depths of up to 50 meters.



by Ghassan Khayyat
Ghassan was tuned into the writing world on a transistor radio-wave of an unbeknownst frequency, once upon a daydream dreary. With a firm belief in Dr. Seussims and all things gadget and gizmo-tronic, he tinkers before he speaks, and chooses his words technologically. He is Editor for T3 Middle East’s Levant English publication and English website, and Associated Editor for the GCC English publication. Reach him at ghassan@t3me.com.