1.23.2011

It's Balenciaga Time

Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2011 leather watches - I'll take all three

In case of distraction from all the lesbian punks that came down Balenciaga's runway last September, I noticed a few jewels wrapped on the model's tiny wrists. Ghesquire shows nothing to distract from the clothes (that's why you see chignons or perfectly combed pony tails in his shows), expect for the Hardy-designed shoes (piece of art is a more apt name). By jewels, I'm referring to those posh time pieces you see above. As you can see, they feature a relatively thick leather straps in shades of baby blue, carbon, black, and  lipstick red (the one below is dyed-python leatha, I see you Mrs. Beckham). Unlike most ordinary watches, the case here has a rectangular shape, and the bezel displays a half-moon cutout shape where you see Roman numeral numbers. 

Something tells me that the purpose of this watch is not necessarily to dictate time, but to be shown off in special occasions (not grocery shopping, I hope). Well, at the end of the day, if you can afford a watch of this caliber, implies you dominate, or least, able to read Roman numeral numbers (Sidenote: When I learned the lovely price tag, I think my heart stopped beating for a second, literally...I'll let you investigate the price point for yourself). 
 

11 comments:

Jennifer Fabulous said...

"Well, at the end of the day, if you can afford a watch of this caliber, implies you dominate, or least, able to read Roman numeral numbers." I love this line. You are hilarious. :)

These watches are FABULOUS!! I want one. Watches like these are not for telling time but for telling glamour. :P

Jimmy De La Cruz said...

Thank you Jennifer. I appreciate your comment...Yes for telling Glamour, with capital G.

Malu Rivero said...

Are completely amazing!
So classy but modern! so so so stylish! I'll search for the price!! no doubt, I want it...!
So interesthing!
Xoxo

Andrés Corella said...

Oh wow amazing time pieces..so chic and elegant..that for me is total win...btw thanks for stopping by my blog and following...I´ve been reading yours and I really enjoy the way you write and I think is really cool...It says on your profile you going to Vogue...oh yeah I do believe you´re getting there! Great blog..I´m following you now :)

xx
Andy

Jimmy De La Cruz said...

@Andres - Thanks for following and the encouraging words. I really appreciate it.

Mr. Goodwill Hunting said...

These are great watches. I found you blog via Diamonds and I am going to follow along to see what's happening in your world.

Mr. Goodwill Hunting

Jimmy De La Cruz said...

Thank you, I'm following you now.

SOFIA said...

I like your looks to these things!))

Shane Bailey said...

As a sucker for everything that is Balenciaga, I'm still trying to grow my liking to this one... nice post! I followed your blog and follow back if you want:)

http://burbailey.blogspot.com/

Jimmy De La Cruz said...

Following you back now.

crystal glamour said...

so cute
im a follower now too thanks :)

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