Elegantly conceived and executed well.
A pair of tourbillon wristwatches with burl wood bezels, inspired by a 1938 Bugatti coupe.
Ralph Lauren frequently takes inspiration from his Bugatti 57SC Atlantic for his timepieces, with the RL Automotive Skeleton the latest timepiece to be modelled on the convertible. And it happens to be powered by a skeletonised IWC movement.
An insight into the mind of Ralph Lauren as a watch collector has just been published on Hodinkee, in an interview where Lauren explains what and why he collects, as well as the rationale behind his own line of watches.
Ralph Lauren smartly kept to more affordable watches this year, with several automotive-inspired watches featuring wood with wood dials and bezels, as well as additions to the entry level RL67 Safari Chronometer line.
Pre-SIHH 2015: Introducing The Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronograph, Inspired By The Bugatti 57SC Atlantic (With Specs And Price)At SIHH 2015 Ralph Lauren will add the Automotive Chronograph to its signature line of burl wood dial timepieces inspired by the Bugatti 57SC Atlantic Coupe.