The breathtaking crystalline beauty of the Blue Grotto inspires Hublot to renew its tribute to Capri
The Blue Grotto is a stunning natural phenomenon, and the inspiration for this third masterpiece created in tribute to Capri. When the Art of Fusion reveals itself in nature, we cannot help but be inspired! The new Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition Capri features the bright blue colour of the waters that sparkle in the depths of the cave. And just like the magic of summer – its intensity and the fleeting impression of time it embodies – Hublot has created a special edition of just 30 numbered pieces, available exclusively in the boutique on the island.
“Symbolising “la dolce vita”, Capri is dotted with secret coves, sunny lanes to be discovered, clifftop flower gardens and balconies lined with pine, lemon and olive trees. Boasting dizzying views over the sumptuous Bay of Naples, the pearl of Southern Italy is a veritable treasure trove which inspired Hublot to set up its boutique there in 2017. We think it deserves to be celebrated again.” – Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of HUBLOT
The design of the Classic Fusion Chronograph Special Edition Capri was inspired by the striking aesthetic of the Blue Grotto, where breathtakingly beautiful contrasts are created as light is refracted by the crystal-clear waters onto the rocky walls of the cave. The 45-mm case is made of polished black ceramic with a satin finish, surrounded by a bezel which is machined from ceramic in a vivid turquoise blue. The same wave of blue is seen lapping around the striated rubber strap and brings the dial of the chronograph to life with its chiaroscuro effect.
This timepiece contains the HUB1143 self-winding chronograph movement with a power reserve of 42 hours.
The summery feel and contemporary design of this unisex model is perfect for the longest, hottest days of the year, especially as it features ceramic: a lightweight, hypoallergenic material which warms to body temperature.