For any timepiece, lightness is among the key factors. A perfect watch should be rest easily on the wrist without the burden or the bulk. This form of excellence is evident in Ulysse Nardin's Executive Skeleton Tourbillon, an airy and barely-there watch that is armed with a beautiful complication that captures any onlooker's attention. It is commanding as it is featherweight, two contrasting factors bundled up in one mechanical surprise.

This sleek watch showcases transparency and modernity, thanks to its ultra-light titanium and ceramic case. It sparks with the austere aesthetics of the Executive collection, a classic essential for any gentleman. Its distinctively modern attributes make the Executive series an imposing accessory; it embodies a spirit of inventiveness and adventure, something which has guided the watchmaker Ulysse Nardin throughout its almost two decades of existence. Through this watch, the maison executes an outstanding foray into discovering the keys to combine lightness, purity, innovation and strength of character. 

Now rising at the top of its category, the Executive Skeleton Tourbillon showcases unparalleled lightness, with is surprising for its size–45mm in diameter–and its powerful movement that beats inside its core. The timepiece is capable of competing with other heavyweights in the posh watchmaking world, something which must be credited to its beautiful design: a round titanium case which offer water resistence to 30 meters, topped with a ceramic bezel that complements a black crown. The dark shade provides an avant garde look, a sleek and edgy aesthetic translated in a smooth, light accessory.

At the heart of the watch is its essentials. The Executive signature is stamped inside the dial, evident in the oversized Roman numerals and hour makers, as well as the sword-shaped hands that appear to be hovering in mid-air. The deep black color seems to stress the skeleton's watch pace upon the raised rectangular bridge. Inside, the movement is hollowed out to create these identifying features while preserving its aesthetics.

Inside, the in-house caliber UN-171 indicates the hours and minutes with resilience and accuracy. It vibrates at a frequency of 2.5 Hz, showcased through a transparent sapphire crystal with a PVD coating as well as a sketch of lively graphic lines. It boasts with a 170-hour power reserve. Carbon fiber straps are connected to the case with three claws which can be fastened by a titanium clasp. A stunning nightly beauty that showcases ergonomics, aesthetics and technology wrapped inside a thin and light timepiece, who would not fall in love?