6 timepieces to channel Pantone's 'Peach Fuzz' Colour of the Year

With its warm and inviting tones, this trending hue undoubtedly adds a touch of everlasting elegance to the wrist.

According to Pantone, 'Peach Fuzz' is a heartfelt hue that communicates a message of caring and sharing, community and collaboration (Photo: H. Moser & Cie; Cartier; Bell & Ross)

Pantone has described 'Peach Fuzz' as a velvety gentle peach, whose all-embracing spirit enriches the heart, mind, and body. Find out how you can convey a sense a style that is understated but also impactful through these tickers.


Franck Muller

Founded in Geneva with the goal of crafting exclusive timepieces featuring intricate movements and original designs, Franck Muller charted another high when it introduced the Vanguard Rose Skeleton. This visual masterpiece showcases exquisite diamonds and intricately hand-painted roses emerging organically from its skeletonised bridges. The technicity of the collection lies in seamlessly integrating these roses into the mechanism, creating an openwork dial where the flowers are not mere ornaments but intricately cut from the bridges and bottom plate, intertwining with the mechanical movements. They serve as essential aesthetic elements, elevating the timepiece’s allure. Franck Muller’s commitment to hand finishing and craftsmanship is exemplified in the meticulous details and grand complications, setting the brand’s watches as paragons in the industry. (RM184,300)


Bell & Ross

The BR 03 Copper watch from Bell & Ross is everything the brand stands for and exudes exceptional style with its iconic “circle in a square with four screws” motif. With strong roots in the aerospace world, it meets the needs of professionals to deliver precision, legibility and functionality of its genuine instrument watches. It remains faithful to its core codes, boasting a slightly more compact format of 41mm and housing the 54-hour power reserve courtesy of the latest-generation BR CAL.302 calibre. The metal skeletonised Super-LumiNova-filled hour and minute add to its stylish appeal, seamlessly combining timeless elegance with rugged durability. The brand currently serves as the official supplier for numerous space missions, armed forces and special units. (RM16,700)



There are many reasons to love the Santos de Cartier Skeleton watch, a large model powered by precision manufacture mechanical movement 9619 MC with manual winding. The luxurious rose gold 750/1000 case is accentuated by a seven-sided crown adorned with a faceted sapphire, golden sword-shaped hands and the same rose gold bracelet with “SmartLink” resizing system. Also thrown into the mix is a second bracelet in alligator leather. Both bracelets are equipped with the “QuickSwitch” interchangeability system, making it a breeze to change the watch’s look. The most outstanding feature is the skeletonised bridges forming the Roman numerals, and the open caseback is a real work of art, where the individually numbered movement, comprising 138 parts and 20 jewels, can be admired. (RM295,000)


Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin seamlessly blends tradition and innovation to create timepieces that captivate with both technical prowess and aesthetic allure. The Overseas Self-Winding 18-carat pink gold watch exemplifies this fusion, exuding an elegant and flawless charm. Notably, the bezel pays homage to the Maltese cross, adorned with 84 round-cut diamonds. The openworked caseback reveals an oscillating weight in 22-carat gold, featuring decoration inspired by the wind rose — a tribute to the spirit of travel. The beige-pink dial can be personalised through its clasp and a system of two easily interchangeable straps, one in leather and the other in rubber. What a beauty. (RM201,000)


H. Moser & Cie

H. Moser & Cie’s Streamliner Centre Seconds Smoked Salmon is a three-hand watch that effortlessly fuses classic elegance with  vintage allure, resulting in a meticulously balanced aesthetic. Encased in steel with a 40mm diameter and 12.1mm thickness, the watch flaunts a slightly domed sapphire crystal and see-through caseback, which exudes timeless appeal. The smoked salmon griffé dial, adorned with appliqué indices and hands featuring Globolight inserts, elevates its visual charm. Powered by an automatic calibre HMC 200 movement, this timepiece embodies the perfect synergy of sophistication and innovation. Introduced last April, this watch is available for one year only. (RM108,000)


This article first appeared on Jan 15, 2023 in The Edge Malaysia.

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