Zenith adds an ice blue dial to accentuate the skyline

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Zenith has added three super cool Ice Blue models to its Defy Skyline collection and debuted a new comprehensive strap service in its online boutique.

One of three new Zenith Defy Skyline Icy Blue Boutique Editions debuts here in 36mm

Offered in 41mm and 36mm sizes, the new Defy Skyline Ice Blue Boutique Edition models retain Skyline’s signature angular steel case with a dodecagonal bezel, a shape Zenith credits to its own Defy design from 1969.

New Zenith Defy Skyline Ice Blue Boutique Edition, 36mm model with diamond bezel.

Instead of the dark blue dial of the long-ago Skyline debut, this new trio showcases a summer-ready icy blue metallic color engraved with Skyline’s four-pointed star pattern. As with all Zenith Skyline models, the date wheels are colored to match the dials.

Zenith is launching a 41mm model and two 36mm models with new color schemes One of the 36mm models is set with a diamond bezel.

New Zenith Defy Skyline Ice Blue Boutique Edition 41mm model with 1/10 second indicator.

At the same time, Zenith unveiled a new service in its online boutique that allows shoppers to browse and purchase from a selection of compatible straps. While the service is now debuting in Europe, online customers in North America and Japan will be able to use the service from September

Inside the 41mm model, Zenith fits its El Primero 3620 automatic high-frequency (36,000 vph) caliber that offers a unique 1/10th-of-a-second indicator driven directly from the escapement. The watch has a power reserve of sixty hours.

Behind the Zenith Elite 670 caliber.

The two smaller models are powered by Zenith’s Elite 670 automatic manufacture movement, which offers a fifty-hour power reserve. Each model has a star-shaped oscillating weight that can be seen through a sapphire display.

Zenith is offering each watch in the new Defy Skyline Ice Blue Boutique Edition with a steel bracelet with a satin-brushed surface and chamfered, polished edges.

In addition, each watch comes with an ‘ice blue’ rubber strap with a starry sky pattern and a steel folding clasp. Zenith’s quick strap-change mechanism allows the customer to quickly swap straps without using any tools.

Finally, while the 41mm is only available at the Zenith online boutique, the 36mm model is available from both physical and online boutiques.

Price: $8,500 (36mm), $9,000 (41mm) and $12,000 (36mm with diamonds).

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