For those who have been on Savvy Gal’s adventure, some of you might have noticed I have been ranting quite a bit about watches. Well, Savvy Gal is trying to find a new watch and this is her process of elimination. So bear with her a little longer and she will eventually find her savvy watch to share with all the savvy gals. This little piece set the world record in 1929 as the smallest mechanical movement in the world and no one has broken that record as of today. This is all great in theory and I do applaud JLC for such innovation. The Calibre 101 is truly impressive with 98 parts weighing only almost a gram and taking only 14mm x 4.8mm x 3.4 mm of space, yes in millimeters.With that being said, when I tried the watch on, I couldn’t see the time without 110% focus and a magnifying glass. My SA tells me he will give me a magnifying glass on the house if I buy the watch, sure he will. I wonder how many perfect is his bonus? The watch truly is innovative and a beautiful piece of art but not very savvy in my eye for its lack of functionality. It’s more of a jewelry show piece than a time keeper, but if I am going to pay that much money then I might as well buy a true piece of jewelry or at least a watch that actually allows a gal to tell time with ease. For any gal interested, the retail prices for these watches left to right are $38,000, $58,000 and $65,000. I think I will just buy a new BMW, what do you think?
image: JLC, collage by savvymode