5 Cartier Libre Watches That'll Challenge Your Perception Of Time August 24, 2018 | BY Brian Cheong By boldly disrupting proportions, accentuating volumes and playing up the contrasts between colours and materials, the Cartier Libre watch collection stretches the imagination of what a feminine watch can be START GALLERY Watches #Cartier #CartierLibre #CartierCrash #CartierBaignoire Related Stories Exploring Modern Masterpieces With Alfred Chua And Annie Seow August 16, 2018 | BY Nicolette Wong 6 Enchanting Watches Deserving Of Heirloom Status July 11, 2018 | BY Brian Cheong photo_library What You Didn't Know About That Cartier Stunner in Ocean’s 8 July 6, 2018 | BY Sharmaine Uy What Happens When An Urban Farmer Meets An Industrial Designer? June 21, 2018 | BY Chong Seow Wei and Terence Lim 10 Watches For The Discerning Gentleman June 15, 2018 | BY Brian Cheong 10 Watches That Represent Global Watchmaking Milestones June 12, 2018 | BY Christian Barker 5 Cartier Libre Watches That'll Challenge Your Perception Of Time August 24, 2018 | BY Brian Cheong × Photo: Paul Lepreux © Cartier Baignoire Débordante A ring of open petals set with diamonds and black spinels form a glittering bloom around the white gold case. It’s like wearing a corsage, only with far more adult sophistication thanks to the precious stones and metal. Limited to 50 pieces. (Related: 7 Things To Know About Chanel's Code Coco Watch) Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Paul Lepreux © Cartier Baignoire Infinie Luxuriate in the spellbinding mosaic of baguette diamonds, white mother-of-pearl, Tahitian mother-of-pearl and black spinels. Oh, and it tells time too - at the heart of this mosaic is a tiny, tiny black dial with hour and minute hands. Only 20 pieces are made. Photo: Paul Lepreux © Cartier Baignoire Etoilée Fancy a cascade of sparkling diamonds on your wrist? Limited to 15 pieces, black spinels lend depth to the avalanche of ice that forms the sumptuous bracelet. The theme continues around the narrow oval dial, which is framed by a top row of diamonds and a bottom row of black spinels. (Related: What Our Crazy Hours Are Like: A Busy Day) Photo: Paul Lepreux © Cartier Baignoire interdite The wire strips wrapping around the watch, which is limited to 50 pieces, are actually oversized Roman numerals coated in glossy black ADLC. The bezel of the oval-shaped white gold case is paved with diamonds, some of which are hidden under the black strips. Photo: Paul Lepreux © Cartier Crash Radieuse No, it’s not damaged and that’s the beauty of Cartier’s Crash watch, whose macabrely bent edges look like it has suffered a high-impact, well, crash. This time around, the designers at Cartier Watch Creation Studio in Paris have taken the design to even more extreme ends with shockwave patterns carved into the dial. With a case crafted in yellow gold and a manual-winding 8970 MC movement, each of 50 pieces available is numbered for exclusivity. This article first appeared on my.asiatatler.com.