“Takes a licking, keeps on ticking”. If this slogan triggers a wave of nostalgia, then welcome to the enduring realm of Timex. Established in 1854 in Waterbury, USA, Timex has seamlessly blended durability with iconic design, creating watches that stand the test of time. Let’s embark on a journey through the highlights of their collections, including the Q Chronograph, UFC, Peanuts, and The Met.
Q Timex Chronograph: A Vintage Symphony
The Q Timex Chronograph is a best-seller and a true embodiment of timeless design, a nod to the 70s. Drawing inspiration from that era, this collection showcases integrated lugs, adding a touch of nostalgia to your wrist. The tachymeter function on the outer bezel, coupled with chronograph subdials and a date window, contributes to the vintage allure. It’s not just a watch; it’s a stylish time capsule, seamlessly blending the old and the new.
Timex X UFC Phantom: The Octagon Elegance
Breaking into the ring is the Timex UFC, spearheading the UFC Street Collection suitable for those seeking a watch that mirrors strength and resilience. In collaboration with UFC, Timex has birthed the UFC Timex Street Collection – Phantom affectionately known as the “cage”. This collection boasts an octagon bezel and a line-embossed UFC logo on the dial.
The Timex UFC Pro, a premium analog statement, showcases hard lines and sleek architectural design. From the textured multi-layered dial to the gold-tone stainless steel case, it’s a heavyweight contender with rugged durability. It’s more than a watch; it’s a statement piece that reflects the indomitable spirit of the octagon.
Peanuts: Playful Sophistication
Bored of serious and conventional looks? Enter the Timex X Peanuts collection, a whimsical journey into playful design. Elevate your wrist with the timeless charm of Peanuts and Snoopy characters. These watches are not just accessories but they are a celebration of fun and functionality. Rich in colour and intricate details, the Peanuts collection ensures your wrist is a canvas of joy, breaking away from the ordinary with a touch of lightheartedness.
The Met: Art Meets Horology
Art and horology converge in the collaboration between Timex and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, giving birth to The Met. The beauty of iconic artworks from the Met collection is meticulously showcased on the straps and dials of these watches. It’s not just a timekeeping device but a wearable masterpiece, allowing you to carry a piece of art wherever you go.
Where Time Meets Affordability
Now that you have glimpsed the world of Timex collections, you might be wondering where to get your hands on these timeless treasures. Look no further! Solar Time retail stores, the Solar Time Website, and Timex Malaysia Website are your portals to owning these iconic timepieces.
The best part? These masterpieces are accessible to a broad spectrum of watch enthusiasts. The price range for each collection varies from RM329 to RM1,299, ensuring that there’s a timepiece for every wrist and budget. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a first-time buyer, they welcome you to a world where style, durability, and affordability coalesce.
Timex has not just mastered the art of timekeeping but has also curated a collection that tells a story. The Q Chronograph, UFC, Peanuts, and The Met cater to diverse tastes, ensuring that everyone can find a timepiece that resonates with their style.
Elegance, it seems, truly is timeless when it comes to Timex.
Text by Solehah Kok