Agreed on the central role of the bracelet.
However, the "insubstantial" feel of the titanium bracelet was probably the only aspect that didn't win me over and would at least take me some time to get used to.
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Tried on a few Octo Finissimos at long last.
While I went specifically to see the silver dial small seconds in steel, above, and the black dial chronograph GMT on rubber strap, which they didn't have in store, the pictured chrono GMT made the strongest impression on me. The striking contrast between...
all spectacular pieces
personally i own the skeleton and love wearing it... stealth and an engineering marvel. best of luck going through a decision making process on these.... personally i would love to see the new chrono but have not yet had a chance to do so in the real.
Looks Great On Your Wrist!
Enjoyed reading your initial impressions. Long-term, the bracelet is very comfortable too. Did you see how the clasp butterfly goes into the bracelet for added comfort? Look fwd to your opinion on other Octos. ...
Thanks for all the pictures
the Bvlgari Octo Finissimo line is a great series of watches, that have an amazing presence and wrist comfort. I am wearing the titanium version, but I do love the new steel version with a silver dial. Here is mine, a titanium version from the first colle...
Lovely! I had the same experience as you, recently.
Obviously, I ended up going with the silvered dial, although I really do love the titanium iterations as well. For me, it came down to water resistance. I could see myself adding a second OF down the line. It is an interesting statement piece, that I coul...
I am optimistic!
These things happen - I had a kind of similar experience with my JLC. I am just sad it is off my wrist. It is such an addictive watch to wear.
These are really spectacular watches
I'll say I like them best in titanium--the extremely matte finish makes them look almost like concrete, which really emphasis the watch's peculiarity.
They all look good on your wrist.
I don’t know about the strap though, the bracelet is such an integral part of the design. But best to see it in person as you plan.
It's still just flirting, to be honest, as I am
waiting for something else that might or might not come my way anytime soon. Plus, according to my wife, I would have to give my arm hair a serious trim if I wore anything that slim and I can't see myself do that, ever...
They're all lovely!
I would like to see a non-chromo GMT version, maybe with the 24hr dial at 7 o'clock.
I really like the octo as well.
I did not buy, but here are my wrist shots (finger smudges are mine).from when I tried it on. My only concern was/is: will I continue to like the unique profile as time goes on or will it feel like a passing fad? I tend to enjoy classic styling and this f...