June 27th 2012

Mille Miglia Chrono Lady – Setting a feminine pace


Like a high-speed race, the Mille Miglia watch adventure continues to burn up the roads, whisking collectors from one surprise to the next! In 2011, we took a 180° bend in revisiting the legend through the Mille Miglia Racing In Pink model. This year, we continue to pay court to women by offering them a sporty and elegant chronograph simply named Mille Miglia Chrono Lady.

For over 20 years, the epic “Mille Miglia” saga has been lived out both on the roads and on the wrists of devotees with a taste for watches boasting exceptional mechanical performances. As partner of this legendary classic car rally raced from Brescia to Rome and back, we present an original model to mark each new edition. Since 2011, we are infusing the legend with a feminine touch by creating models intended for sporting women, while men will just have to wait their turn.

Immaculately white and immediately recognisable thanks to its rubber strap featuring the famous 1960s Dunlop Racing tyre-tread motif, the Mille Miglia Chrono Lady is a worthy descendant of its predecessors. The collection’s signature characteristics are all present, although in a significantly more feminine mode thanks to a clever choice of colours and materials – exemplified by the mother-of-pearl dial, the pristine strap and the sparkle of the diamond-set bezel. Other details liable to appeal to feminine adventurers with dainty wrists include the slender lines of the case and its slightly smaller size (42 mm). The striking graphic contrast, created by the soft shades of the exterior and the flamboyant red of the Mille Miglia inscription and the arrow-tip of the central sweep seconds hand, sets the final touch to this dynamic and distinctive new model.

While inherently elegant, discreetly refined and extremely comfortable to wear, the Mille Miglia Chrono Lady is nonetheless a watch built for competition. It houses a COSC-certified mechanical self-winding movement with a 42-hour power reserve driving indications of the hours, minutes, date and small seconds, as well as a chronograph function with sweep seconds hand and 30-minute and 12-hour counters.