Roger Dubuis Excalibur Hypebeast MBDecember 19, 2022
Searching for inspiration in the most unexpected places is in Roger Dubuis’ DNA. This includes uniting with those who share its values to break the rules, obsess daily over the design of the future, and celebrating contemporary culture in all its shapes and sizes. Continuing on a journey to create hyper-expressive and contemporary masterpieces, Roger Dubuis is proud to introduce the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier (MB). Besides being a friend of the Maison, Hypebeast is the premiere destination for contemporary culture and lifestyle. With its powerful connection to a global community, Hypebeast inspires those who want to stand at the forefront of fashion, horology, art, design, music, and beyond. As passionate about the future as Roger Dubuis, Hypebeast has been invited by the Maison to join forces to co- create the latest interpretation of the iconic Excalibur Monobalancier. With its keen eye and finger on the pulse for all that is cool and edgy, the culturally curious platform testifies the Excalibur Hypebeast MB is at the forefront of contemporary design and Roger Dubuis proves again to be the most exciting way to experience Hyper Horology.
The skeleton calibres manufactured by Roger Dubuis in Geneva are the essence of the expressive singularity of the Excalibur collection. Complying with one of the most respected certifications of Haute Horlogerie, the Poinçon de Genève, the Excalibur watches are designed like contemporary works of art.
Every single component being finished by hand, the watches are symbols of passion. The work of hyper-skilled craftsmen is at the forefront of each watch with a direct view on the creative mechanics making these pieces more alive than ever.
Intricate details and a minimalist design have made Roger Dubuis Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier watches the must-have timepieces for high-end watch collectors. With this first collaboration with Hypebeast, they take on an iconic pattern from their collection of watches to create a limited-edition commemorative piece.
Introducing the Roger Dubuis Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier – an ode to minimalism with character and hyper expressivity, a one-of-a-kind wrist experience. Both brands obsess over the quality of their craft, which is why this exclusive collaboration is an extremely limited edition of 28 pieces only.Everywhere you look, this clean 42mm watch unmistakably reflects the distinctive codes of Hypebeast. Inspired by one of Hypebeast’s distinctive colors, the Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier stands out with its striking navy-blue elements such as the signature star and our flange. With its playful contrasts—namely the radiant white ceramic case and a white strap—the classic’s design has a sense of lightness. This contemporary choice enhances the expressive clean-cut lines of the timepiece while drawing attention to its impressive movement. It’s a watch that’s both timeless and modern, and equally at home out on the town or worn casually.We were able to get a sneak peek during the Roger Dubuis event in Art Basel and wow, what a stunner. This exquisite timepiece pairs well with any outfit whether you are going for daily wear or a special occasion. With its minimalist appearance it strikes a balance between subtlety and self-expression all while elevating it with its intricate movement.
It’s a unique work of art that also dazzles at night. The light bounces off the edges and creates a spectacle of motion in the dark, like watching stars twinkle across the sky. The way the lines are expressed in the night we were mesmerized by the dance between this time piece and the lights. This is a one-of-a-kind piece we love to add to our collection.
Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis is gearing up to unveil the all-new Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier. The hyper-expressive timepiece, made in collaboration with Hypebeast, features an automatic caliber and striking 42mm scratch-resistant case and bezel meticulously crafted from ceramic. The rare-edition release is limited to 28 pieces and will retail for $88,000 USD.
This reinterpretation of Roger Dubuis’ signature Excalibur Monobalancier is aimed at collectors and fine watchmaking aficionados who have a pulse on cutting-edge horology and fashion. Embodying this ambitious and forward-thinking spirit, the contemporary Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier reflects the Maison’s dedication to excellence, offering a way to go beyond Haute Horlogerie and experience Hyper Horology.
The Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier’s minimalist design is punctuated by a skeletonized caliber and a radiant ceramic bezel and case, followed by a white embossed calf-leather strap. The distinctive ceramic elements denote the Maison’s ability to master unconventional materials and showcase exemplary technical prowess. The navy blue flange and micro-rotor provide eye-catching contrast against the ceramic elements while paying homage to Hypebeast’s signature colors from the site’s early 2000s blog-style interface. An optimized automatic RD720SQ caliber offers a power reserve of 72 hours. The introduction of a new lube, reconstructed escapement wheel and paired adjustable pallet-stones enhance the model’s resistance and energy transmission.
To see the watch in person, visit Hypebeast’s HBX New York retail space located at 41 Division St. in the city’s Chinatown neighborhood. To secure the timepiece, visit Roger Dubuis’ website or the Maison’s SoHo Residence on 134 Wooster St. and Beverly Hills Boutique at 9490c Brighton Way. Stay tuned to learn more about the Excalibur Hypebeast Monobalancier here.