In 2010, I started breitling TransOcean replica with the goal of producing uniquely designed, high quality watches at affordable prices. It took 2 years to develop and begin deliveries of my men's Ka La ("The Sun" in Hawaiian) watches. Ever since those first customer deliveries in 2012, people have been asking for a ladies version of these unique watches with their signature case design and spinning seconds disk.
With the design goals of a more modest size and price point, I began designing a omega Seamaster Aqua Terra replica Watch and I am now ready to begin production as soon as funding is secured. With a unique design inspired by the sundial, these ladies watches are elegant enough for a night out, while their contemporary design makes them suitable for daily wear. The retail price will be $400 when these watches are sold at selected fine watch and jewelry stores.OK, enough with the marketing-speak. Let's cut to the chase: go to my Kickstarter Project Page and sign up for an Early Bird "reward" so you can buy one of these unique watches for just $150 USD (plus shipping). I know they call you "supporters" and the products "rewards." But let's be clear, you are my customers and I have a great product to sell. If enough of you buy this unique, high quality watch, it will get made. Otherwise it won't. Order early, order often!
While http://www.syrauto.com/breitling-navitimer-world-replica-uk.html does cover watches from many different price segments (from more affordable to ultra high-end), it also primarily covers men's watches and considerably fewer ladies' watches. I understand that most readers of this post will be guys with real world watch budgets, and so here is your chance to pick up a nice watch for your lady for a reasonable price. Just know that it will be a late Spring delivery. Now is the time to "put up or shut up" when it comes to supporting indie brands – and you can do it at a price point with little pain. I'm counting on ya guys (and gals)! Go here (Kickstarter) and buy a watch.
Ariel has been after me to write about the process of designing and bringing a watch to market as a boutique brand. And someday I will write an even longer post about the 3 year process that produced my men's Ka La watches. But for now, I will describe the (ongoing) process with this ladies watch and the process in general.
Unlike marketing (sales) driven big brands who are necessarily concerned with sales and profits, I think small indie brands start with a design or desire that is more personal. They want to build what they personally want to wear. Sure, you need to sell them, but that's not what drives the design process for passion driven small brands. Which is to say, rather than looking at what sells well by the "big boys" and slavishly copying it, you often get designs which are more original and less derivative with boutique brands and even with smaller but truly independent brands who are seeking to stake out a place in the crowded watch market with unique timepieces. In this case, I wanted to create a ladies version of my Ka La watch which my wife and daughter could enjoy wearing. I even pressed my daughter into service by modeling the prototype watch in the photos.