This past Year, Hublot declared its partnership with Chelsea Football Club in the English Premier League. Along with that announcement, they also unveiled the Hublot Classic Fusion Chronograph Chelsea FC watch, which was the first watch created in cooperation with Chelsea and the official watch of this club. Now, a year later, Hublot and Chelsea have teamed up for another view, and here it is, the Hublot Big Bang Chelsea FC.Football (or soccer, if you’re American) is among the world’s hottest and watched sport. Because of this, soccer has become a significant marketing device for Hublot. Hublot was also the official timekeeper of the 2014 World Cup and are the official timekeeper of the 2018 World Cup, which will occur next year in Russia.The brand new Hublot Big Bang Chelsea FC is based on the favorite 44mm Big Bang and includes a generous dash of blue, the official colour of Chelsea Football Club. It sports a 44mm satin-finished stainless steel case and a glowing blue bezel made out of carbon fiber and Texalium. The bezel is held in place by Hublot’s distinct H-shaped screws, which can be made from polished titanium. The crowns and chronograph pushers are all stainless steel and include black rubber inserts. Lastly, the view is water resistant to 100m and comes with a rubber-lined blue alligator strap with white stitching.Like that the bezel, the dial is a glowing sunray blue but is satin-finished. At 3 o’clock you’ve got the 30-minute counter for the chronograph, and at 12 o’clock you’ve the 12-hour counter to get the chronograph. The subsidiary seconds dial is at 9 o’clock and it includes the engraving “SW6” — the postal code in which Chelsea’s stadium, Stamford Bridge, can be situated.
Hublot Nation, a pop-up store dedicated to all things Hublot, is open from September 16 to 22. The exhibition includes timepieces like the Big Bang Ferrari White Ceramic and even accessories like pens and cufflinks.