French football star Kylian Mbappé, the recipient of the “Golden Shoe” award, is a name that has been mentioned frequently after the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 final. In addition to his passionate love for the round ball, Mbappé also has a passion for luxurious watch models from Hublot.
Mbappé officially became the global brand ambassador for the Swiss watch manufacturer in 2018, while also participating in the “Hublot Loves Football” campaign. Below are the Hublot “masterpieces” that this star currently owns.
Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 was recently introduced by Hublot ahead of the 2022 season. This is the third-generation smart-connected watch in Hublot’s collection, with the highest performance in the Big Bang e series. The design of this watch combines the craftsmanship of luxury mechanical watches with high-end electronic devices. The 44mm case is meticulously crafted with black High-tech Ceramic and polished and satin-finished black titanium, drawing inspiration from iconic Big Bang mechanical watch models.
The Big Bang e FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stands out with its high level of personalization through a wide range of dial options on the accompanying app.
Big Bang Millennial Pink
Big Bang Millennial Pink Kylian Mbappé’s youthful and dynamic style is amplified when paired with the Big Bang Millennial Pink from the Hublot brand.
This watch model was launched in a limited edition of only 200 pieces worldwide and stands out with its unique pink color. With a size of 42mm and a thickness of 14.5mm, accompanied by a skeleton dial with a strong technical feel, the timepiece looks powerful and distinctive.
The Big Bang Millennial Pink is equipped with a lightweight aluminum case, which undergoes anodization to enhance durability and color perfection. This stylish timepiece is powered by the HUB1250 Unico self-winding movement crafted by Hublot, with a power reserve of 72 hours. The watch comes with two straps, one made of fabric and the other made of matching rubber, integrating the exclusive One-Click quick strap change mechanism.
Spirit Of Big Bang King Gold Rainbow 42 mm
This watch model features a luxurious Tonneau case crafted from King Gold and a bezel. The case sides and dial of the watch are adorned with multi-colored gemstones in a vibrant rainbow motif.
Inspired by the rainbow, the skilled artisans at Hublot have artfully captured the fascinating optical phenomenon on the Spirit Of Big Bang King Gold Rainbow 39 mm by setting a total of 299 colored gemstones such as rubies, multi-colored sapphires, quartz, topaz, and tsavorites.
The Spirit Of Big Bang King Gold Rainbow 42 mm edition is equipped with the HUB4700 self-winding mechanical movement, operating at a frequency of 5 Hz, with an integrated 1/10-second chronograph function and an approximate power reserve of 50 hours. The colorful alligator leather strap harmonizes with the overall design and features the exclusive One-Click quick-change system.
Big Bang Sang Bleu II Titanium 45 mm
This is considered the top choice of Kylian Mbappé due to its precision and suitability for the specific requirements of an athlete: durability and lightweight.
Despite its polygonal case measuring 45 mm, the Big Bang Sang Bleu II Titanium is remarkably lightweight. This watch maximizes flexibility when worn on the wrist, as it is crafted from scratch-resistant grade 5 titanium, capable of withstanding pressures up to 1,170 Mpa. The movement captivates enthusiasts with its unique structure, skeleton dial, and specially-shaped hands.
In addition to the distinctive artistic style of tattoo artist Maxime Plescia-Büchi, the Big Bang Sang Bleu II Titanium Pavé also embodies a technical achievement by Hublot. It features the HUB 1240 Unico self-winding mechanical movement with a power reserve of up to 72 hours, incorporating a fan-shaped rotor designed in the geometric motif characteristic of the Big Bang Sang Bleu watch collection.
Big Bang Unico Sapphire 42 mm
What Kylian Mbappé has showcased at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is a testament to the harmony between him and the Hublot watch brand in their shared pursuit of pushing boundaries and achieving great accomplishments. He has chosen the Big Bang Unico Sapphire 42 mm to express the common vision between the two pioneers.
Embodying the craftsmanship philosophy of “The Art of Fusion,” the limited edition Big Bang Unico Sapphire 42 mm, with only 500 pieces produced, combines a case made of solid sapphire material and an exquisite skeleton dial, showcasing the mechanical beauty of the HUB 1280 Unico movement. The watch is crafted from sapphire, a highly durable and challenging material to shape into a complex multi-layered sandwich structure.
Hublot has also meticulously reconstructed the components of the automatic HUB1280 Unico movement, which offers a power reserve of 72 hours, to provide the owner with an artistic perspective while admiring the movement through the skeleton dial and transparent sapphire case. The Big Bang Unico Sapphire 42 mm elevates Hublot’s “Art of Fusion” philosophy to new heights.