Watch Of The Week

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My watch of the week is the Gucci G-Timeless 38mm watch from Keanes Jewellers. Gucci has had a good run of late under the direction of creative director Alessandro Michele and thanks, in some part, to the rapper Lil Pump who gave rise to the "Gucci Gang" movement. With creations alternately flamboyant and nostalgic, Gucci has become cool again. Alongside the rejuvenated fashion and leather goods, Gucci watches have a similar visual style, which a vaguely retro feel and a lot of colourful, embroidered dials. Like Gucci's other products the G-Timeless watch has a strong retro flavour. In fact, it is reminiscent of the hallowed Rolex "star dial" watches of the 1950s. The highlight of the watch is the dial, which features a blue and red snake at the centre. Most intriguing are the applied hour markers that alternate between a bee, star or arrowhead, with a single heart as the seven o'clock marker. If your special someone has or wants to join the ‘Gucci Gang' then the G-Timeless will make for a perfect Christmas gift. You'll pick it up at Keanes for €980.

Patrick McLoughney