The Day of the Dead comes to the world of watches with limited editions

The Day of the Dead, a Mexican holiday that honors the dead, has inspired many observers over the years and without years some of the most famous names in the art of beauty to create special editions. . It is, without doubt, a great way to get to know the cultural and artistic importance of this festival. MIDO, Chopard and Perrelet They are the ones who have captured the beauty and spirit of this Mexican holiday with limited edition watches and that today, on the eve of the celebration, we tell you.

The Day of the Dead
Photo: MIDO

In our country it coincides with All Saints’ Day, as the colorful and festive celebration takes place on November 1 and 2. Day of the Dead is one of the most important cultural events in Mexico and catrinas is the symbol of the holiday. These representations of fossils are what inspired most of the important names.

MIDO Commander ‘Big Date Tribute’

MIDO has taken its classic model as reference Order from 1959. With a nickname ‘Big Day’The Swiss brand captures the essence of the holidays with 27 different enamels. MIDO is divided with numbers at this time and the most important thing is that In the dark its vibrant colors are also visible thanks to the use of the luminescent process (Super-LumiNova).

The Day of the Dead
Photo: MIDO

The watch has a caliber 80 automatic movement and a power reserve of 80 hours. In addition to showing the time, it has a small window of six that shows the date. The watch has two interchangeable strapsone with stainless steel connection and the other in brown leather. The edition is limited to 677 units.

MIDO looks
Photo: MIDO

Chopard, LUC Skull Strike y Ib

For many years now, Chopard Honor Mexican culture through an annual collection of watches especially dedicated to the Day of the Dead. LUC Full Strike It is made of 18 karat white gold, It is completely hand-engraved with blackened details throughout its case and bezel, framing a black dial adorned with the iconic Catrina. It has a mechanical movement with minute repeater, mark the hours, quarters and minutes with a timeless tone.

Chopard Day of the Dead
Photo: Chopard

In addition to this model, it presents a limited edition of 25 units of the series LUC Skull One. The ultra-thin watch measuring only 7.2 mm features a skull in the colors of the Mexican flag.

Chopard Day of the Dead
Photo: Chopard

Perrelet, Turbine Skull

This watch only exists 25 units. Perrelet He received pictures of Catrina in electric blue, red, orange, green and yellow on a gray background on a low phone. It comes from 48 mm in diameter with the characteristic vertical grooves on both sides of the case and the composite plastic at 3 o’clock. The undisputed star of the dial is the iconic turbine with its 12 black aluminum blades.

Special edition view
Photo: Perrelet

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