Top 10 trends from Baselworld — No.9: Green Sleeves

Rado brought a back to nature theme to Baselworld with a Thinline collection that took inspiration from the rich heritage of grand Italian gardens.

The watches used organic colors, including this sumptuous green model, to represent land, water, plants, etc.

Rado was far from alone in embracing a green theme.

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Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele uses green across catwalk fashion, accessories, jewelry and watches, including this featured range of men’s automatics.

 

 

The watches have an additional GMT hour hand in the form of a green snake, and the watches come on a striking emerald-green alligator cuff.

A third piece we adore is from French start-up Reservoir watches. The company creates watches that take design cues from meters and gauges, including in this case, a 1960s Mini’s dashboard speedometer. The watch comes with a beautiful British Racing Green dial and a matching leather strap.

 

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