GOOD TIME
MEN'S FOLIO Malaysia|May 2020
Practical and uber-trendy, here are five timepieces that do more than just tell time.
John Ng

Gone are the days when watches are only used for the purpose of timekeeping. Nowadays, they also function as an expression of personality, style and even a symbol of social status. What this means is that it makes more sense than ever to be spotted with a watch.

Bauhaus – one of the most influential fine arts school of the 20th century – inspires the minimal angels and lines of the Bell & Ross BR03-92 Horograph. Showing off the Bell & Ross iconic “circle within a square” shape, the case is made of micro-blasted steel with a matte finish. The high-pressure spraying of tiny glass beads texturises the surface, giving it a uniform tone of grey. Reminiscent of the clocks in airport terminals, the simple and uncluttered dial features a simple design with clear digits. The baton indexes, reinforced by baton-shaped hands, make reading time extremely easy. In addition, the contrast between the black dial and the white indexes and hands is functional yet stylishly contemporary.

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