Hublot, Swiss timepiece brand is presenting the amfAR New York Gala, honoring those who have led the global struggle against HIV/AIDS and presenting a new watch collection that pays tribute to amfAR. At the gala event, stated to take place on 8th February, 2012 in New York, Hublot will be showcasing this unique limited edition watch, meant for women only.
The timepiece in particular, features some signature hallmarks of Hublot’s craftsmanship which includes its large round dial done up in mother of pearl, housed in a black ceramic case, white gold embezzlement with 48 baguette cut diamonds, self-winding chronograph movement, and also white alligator leather stitched on the black rubber based strapping. Since this timepiece is dedicated to the cause associated with amFar organization, their colors feature at the 5 ‘o’clock slot on the dial. The hours however, have been inscribed in Arabic numerals at 2-hour intervals, where as the markings of the minutes feature in between, using a special blue shade.
The black-tie benefit, which will be hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker, will feature special performances by Janelle Monáe and Theophilus London. Hublot will donate part of the proceeds from the auction to the amfAR foundation which dedicated in its fight against HIV/AIDS.