The fourth zodiac animal on the Chinese zodiac, rabbits are known to be the luckiest out of all the zodiacs. Symbolising peace, hope, longevity and elegance, bunnies are featured in beautiful detail in these stunning Chinese New Year timepieces, crafted in tribute to the kind-hearted and free-spirited creature.
Hublot The Spirit of Big Bang Black Ceramic Rabbit
Hublot partners with Chinese artist Wen Na who created this joyous painting for the Hublot Spirit of Big Bang Black Ceramic Rabbit. Fusing traditional Chinese culture with Haute Horlogerie, try and see if you can spot the traditional motifs of lanterns, lion dance, firecrackers and of course, rabbits in this hypnotising dial.
Dior Grand Soir Year of the Rabbit
A golden bunny is seen frolicking near some foliage in the picturesque dial of the Dior Grand Soir Year of the Rabbit timepiece. Adorned in a 36mm polished stainless steel case with a pink gold set bezel and 52 brilliant cut diamonds, pair it with the beige satin bracelet or the black satin techno strap for the evenings.
Piaget Altiplano Rabbit
Using the specialist artisanal technique of Grand Feu cloisonné enamel, two serene-looking rabbits are captured in the moment in beautiful detail. With only 38 pieces available, this rare piece is crafted in collaboration with Switzerland’s renowned enameler, Anita Porchet and features an ultra-thin case in white gold and is set with a sprinkling of diamonds.
Chopard L.U.C XP Urushi Year of the Rabbit
Two free-spirited rabbits are brought to life in great detail in this dazzling timepiece of gold and lacquer. The case comes in ethical 18-carat rose gold frames and a scenery depicting the two rabbit’s relationship with the moon, signifying their place on the zodiac calendar. Graced with Urushi lacquer, gold powder and mother-of-pearl inlays, this elegant timepiece is crafted by drawing on traditional Japanese artisanal expertise. Powered by the L.U.C 96.17-L in-house movement with a 65-hour power reserve, this is fine watchmaking engineering and an art piece of exceptional standards.
#FR2NCK MULLER Vanguard
When fine watchmakers partner with streetwear brands, you know the results are bound to be interesting, and maybe even veering to audaciousness. Franck Muller partners with Tokyo-based streetwear #FR2 on the house’s Vanguard watch. The matte white dial, contrasting black hands and markings, and a naughty rabbit motif make this piece stand out from traditional designs.
Ulysse Nardin Classico Rabbit
Imagine wearing a work of art on your wrist. Celebrating the year of the rabbit, Ulysse Nardin has crafted a limited edition of 88 pieces of the Classico Rabbit 40mm. With a self-winding movement and a 42 hours power reserve, this timepiece also comes with a handsome black alligator strap and a rose-gold buckle and a rose gold 5N polished case.
Breguet Classique 9075
This ultra-limited edition timepiece of only eight pieces is a playful take on the year of the rabbit theme. Combining in-house artisanal techniques such as enamelling and engraving, six cute rabbits are adorned on the dial, seemingly playing around against a backdrop of fluffy clouds, all hand-engraved on an 18-carat white gold dial. Cuteness overload.
Zenith Revival A3691
It may not have cute rabbits on its dial, but the auspicious red makes for a fitting timepiece to usher in the New Year. ZENITH unveiled the second revisited DEFY wristwatch this year, the DEFY Revival A3691. Based on the 1971 reference, this quartz watch is a statement piece to liven up any outfit in your wardrobe and hopefully, the bold red dial will add a dose of ong into your life.