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Inspired by the curved inscriptions on ancient Roman coins, the Bvlgari Bvlgari timepiece was the very first watch to use a logo as an element of design. This ability to fuse culture and history, while remaining fashion forward, demonstrates the brand’s creativity and craftsmanship.

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Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel watch with diamonds, $6,700, and Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel black DLC treatment watch, $5,710, Bvlgari
Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel watch with diamonds, $6,700
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First unveiled in 1977, the beloved timepiece has been given a modern update by the Italian maison. The iconic double logo engraved on the bezel is instantly recognisable, but the watch now comes in 33mm with a B043 calibre. For a more elegant option, there’s the stainless steel quartz version with a beautiful silver toned dial, plus diamond hour markers and a steel crown set with a cabochon-cut rubellite.

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Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel watch with diamonds, $6,700, and Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel black DLC treatment watch, $5,710, Bvlgari
Bvlgari Bvlgari Lady stainless steel black DLC treatment watch, $5,710, Bvlgari
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What we really like though is the sleek stainless steel case and bracelet with black Diamond Like Carbon (DLC) treatment, black lacquered dial, and a crown with black ceramic cabochon insert. If you prefer something that packs a bigger punch, it also comes in a 41mm version with automatic winding that is water resistant to 50m. This contemporary all-black design is rebellious yet cool, and looks equally good when worn to the boardroom or a weekend outing.

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