Launched a few years in the past, the Maurice Lacroix Aikon is a contemporary revival of the Calypso, one of many model’s 1990s timepieces – for extra details about this assortment, you possibly can watch our in-depth video right here. The watch is a lovely, trendy bundle with aggressive pricing, an reasonably priced different to the high-end luxurious sports activities watch. Over the previous months, the Aikon has been introduced in several variations and, on the event of the Geneva Watch Week, Maurice Lacroix unveils an all-black model of the Aikon computerized.
stealth meets modern
With the brand new Aikon computerized black, Maurice Lacroix is taking the Aikon into a contemporary, extra aggressive route. The mannequin is a modern black-on-black dial and case combo. Excellent in case you are a fan of the Aikon however wish to convey a bit of extra perspective. The case is normal out of PVD metal. It contains a matte brushed end apart from the distinctive claws surrounding the bezel (impressed by the Calypso).
Being 42mm in diameter and 11mm thick, it’s a versatile measurement that may put on comfortably on most wrists. The dial is embossed with a Clous de Paris sample, with a black sun-brushed end that creates nice mild reflections. It’s paired with baton-style hour markers and skinny arms which can be properly facetted (and coated with luminescent materials to make sure readability at nighttime).
Tried-And-Examined Automated Calibre
The Maurice Lacroix Aikon is an computerized three-hander powered by the ML115 calibre primarily based on the dependable and ubiquitous Sellita SW-200. Beating at 28,800 vibrations per hour with 38 hours of energy reserve, it shows the hours, minutes, seconds and date. The ML115 will be seen by means of the exhibition caseback and its ornament combines Geneva stripes and perlage.
The Aikon Black is worn on a black technical cloth strap built-in into the case and secured with a metal folding buckle. The Maurice Lacroix emblem on the strap can be black to match the case.
One other cool characteristic of the Aikon assortment is the interchangeable strap system. One of many best in the marketplace, the mechanism lets you change your strap and the persona of your watch in seconds – with no device required.
The Maurice Lacroix Aikon Automated black retails for CHF 1,850. As with all Aikon watches, you might be getting a wonderful look ahead to the cash. Positively an possibility to contemplate in case you are on the lookout for an reasonably priced, elegant and versatile black-on-black sports activities watch. Extra particulars on www.mauricelacroix.com.