Six Summer Studs
May 28, 2015

Items of interest that reflect your deepest sentiments should be worth their weight in silver and gold. That goes without say. Here are some fine specimens that carry that tune forward with a stamp of luxury strapped to your hand, harnessed between your fingers or providing the source of the flame that you burn.

Oris Big Crown ProPilot Altimeter


Seventy-five years onwards since Oris first pioneered its pilot’s watch, Oris has masterminded yet another fine specimen to fly on the wings of its predecessor which features the world’s first automatic mechanical watch with a mechanical Altimeter. $4,710                                                                                                        

Oris BC3 Sportsman   

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Striking the middle ground between being luxurious, practical and cool, this watch comes alive with mechanical wizardry. You can get it with a choice of either rubber or leather for straps, or a metal bracelet. $1,267

S. T. Dupont Slim 7 brushed chrome

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Fired up with charisma, the delicate ergonomics that surround this torch lighter bring out a flat flame that has a glow all its own. It carries itself with dignity, with a streamlined and elegant physique and is pocket-able at only 7mm of thickness. $210

S. T. Dupont McLaren Defi Ballpoint

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Owing to the extreme fluidity of the gel-ink running through its system, this ballpoint beauty is designed to let those precious thoughts flow smoothly from pen to paper. Its versatile barrel is one of a kind, marrying an injected metal frame with a carbon leather body. $451

ALBA by Seiko (AV3053X)

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Since it debuted in 1979, the Alba sub-brand of the Seiko’s wristwatches has been steadily churning with zeal. This fine specimen follows suit while employing Seiko’s signature family of movements. $91

ALBA by Seiko (AV3091X1)

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Impeccable precision is the way this ornate beauty ticks, with a design that takes a slant for the watchmaking giant’s younger audience. It reaches up to 100 m underwater and sports a scratch resistant mineral glass so your timekeeping will always be crystal clear. $101

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 
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