The time has come to switch to Commando mode. Because yes, military style is this year’s hottest trend. With khaki everywhere, and printed camouflage making a powerful return, it is sure to bring out the GI Joe or Jane in you.
The military look may be on trend, but take care: Commando style does have its risks. A head-to-toe look must be avoided. No exceptions. Today's look calls for subtle little hints. A few carefully selected accessories which give an instant lift to an outfit. The watch is a perfect example.
The Aquaracer Camouflage offers everything you'd expect from an all-terrain watch. This is due in no small part to the fact that it belongs to the Aquaracer collection, TAG Heuer's line of sports watches.
Remember that, ever the pioneer, Edouard Heuer filed the first patent for a watertight case in the history of watchmaking in 1892. It was an immediate success. Since that time, the Aquaracer (the collection created by TAG Heuer in 2003) has continued to evolve, developing into the perfect timepiece for all kinds of extreme conditions, not just diving and other seafaring activities.
Water-resistant to 300 metres, the robust lightweight case is machined from Grade 2 titanium with a matt black PVD treatment to reinforce its stealth effect, as nothing must catch the light or the enemy's eye. The bezel has a minute track (graduated every minute for the first 15 minutes) and is made from matt black ceramic, which is also particularly scratch-resistant. Perfect in a hostile environment.
Hostile like the Siberian Tundra which inspired the "Arctic" camouflage pattern. To complete these two models, what could be better than a NATO strap, tone-on-tone to match the dials? For the "Arctic" model, TAG Heuer has developed a custom pattern, which is woven with threads of different colours, to ensure both that it is hard-wearing and that the colours are uniform.
For the "Khaki" model, the watch is complemented by a military green fabric strap, with top-stitching details. Being in action is no joke.
|References||:||WAY208D.FC8221 (camo print)|
WAY208E.FC8222 (Khaki print)
|Movement||:||TAG HeuerAutomatic Calibre 5 with date|
|Case||:||Sand-blasted Grade 2 titanium case, covered with black PVD|
|Bezel||:||Uni-directional rotary with black ceramic minute track or sand-blasted aluminium minute track, with green anodised coating|
|Crystal||:||Sapphire with anti-reflection coating|
|Crown and |
|:||Made from sand-blasted Grade 2 titanium covered with black PVD at 3 o'clock|
|Case-back||:||Sand-blasted Grade 2 titanium, covered with black PVD|
|Dial||:|| Opaline blue camouflage or matt khaki dial |
Opaline blue camouflage or matt khaki flange with 60-second track
Faceted indexes and hour and minute hands, lacquered blue with anthracite SuperLuminova® or polished and black gold-plated and lacquered with khaki SuperLuminova®
Central hand lacquered blue with anthracite SuperLuminova® or polished and red and black gold-plated and lacquered with khaki SuperLuminova®
TAG Heuer logo at 12 o'clock in black or in green
Date window at 3 o'clock with magnifier
"AQUARACER CALIBRE 5 AUTOMATIC 300 m/1000 ft" inscribed at 6 o'clock
|Strap||:||Blue camouflage NATO or khaki fabric|
|Buckle||:||Brushed steel with engraved TAG Heuer logo|