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Chopard L.U.C XP II Sarto Kiton

Chopard introduces the L.U.C XP II Sarto Kiton – a timepiece created in collaboration for the first time with the Kiton Ateliers.

Simple, elegant and classic, the all new Chopard L.U.C XP II Sarto Kiton is a limited edition timepiece introduced in collaboration with the Kiton Ateliers – masters of Italian tailoring. The collaboration between the Swiss watch powerhouse and Neapolitan couturier is showcased in the ultra-thin timepieces crafted in bead-blasted DLC-coated steel case and a made to measure houndstooth-patterned dial and a slate-coloured cashmere strap lined with red alligator.

The two great names in masculine elegance; Chopard and Sarto Kiton Ateliers combine their know-how in creating the L.U.C XP Il Sarto Kiton timepiece making it a fertile ground the best of Swiss Haute Horlogerie and Italian sprezzatura.

Available in a perfectly proportioned 40mm DLC-coated steel case that has a thickness of only 7.2 mm. The brass dial decorated with the Neapolitan tailor's houndstooth motif which has been a favourite of the firm since it was purchased at auction the wardrobe of King Edward VIII of England. The gold Arabic numerals set against this dark background makes the dial pop. Keeping it simple with just the L.U.C Chopard and Kiton logo at 12 and 6 o' clock, respectively, the watch is elegant in its simplicity. Like the subtle elegance of the entire watch, the handmade strap in a soft blend of Mongolian cashmere, wool and flannel with a slight touch of elastane, is comfortable and elegant. If this strap option is not your preferred choice, then the watch is also available in a second black alligator strap.

The Chopard L.U.C XP Il Sarto Kiton is limited to just 100 pieces and is powered by the in-house automatic L.U.C 96.53-L calibre with a power reserve of 58 hours.

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