Sun, sea and bright colors, these things count up the most memorable diving trips, whether you go in with oxygen tanks or simply snorkel. The colors are provided hopefully by the fish, crustaceans and coral reefs you are exploring, but also by your watch. The right colors there can help increase visibility in the lower light levels as you dive deeper, and that is one reason why the Diagono Scuba is donned in yellow and orange.
The other reason is that they look rather cool and sportive. They will for sure be an eye-catcher during the short-sleeve and swimsuit season, also because they are fitted with straps from vulcanized rubber in the same color as the dial.
While the Bulgari Diagono Scuba looks like a playboy, it is more a rugged athlete. As we already established that its colors are not merely for fun, neither is the rest of the watch. The 41mm stainless steel case is fitted with a unidirectional rotating bezel. Hands, numerals and hour indexes are generously applied with SuperLuminova for increased visibility, and the watch signature case comes with screw down crown and crown guard. Inside keeps Bulgari’s manufacture movement BVL 191 the time, with its case protecting it to 30 bar.
Of all the diving watches, the Diagono Scuba is still one of the more elegant. This is partial because of the thin profile of the watch, and the distinct diving bezel. It has that sense of style that Italians are also able to give to wholly unglamorous products such as toasters, coffee makers, and refrigerators. Form and function do not seem to combat each other, but live in harmony and even achieve synergy. For that reason, it is also a rather timeless watch, despite its distinct look.
The Bulgari Diagono Scuba is priced at $6.550,- and available at the Bulgari boutiques, retailers and online.