The Classic Hublot Fusion, History of an Icon

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The Classic Hublot Fusion, History of an Icon

The most desired object of the Hublot house, the Classic Fusion is a watch with an elegant aesthetic.

2008, Year Of The Classic Fusion

Cut in a sportier aesthetic, a bit more traditional, the Classic Fusion soon became a watchmaking icon. Like the Big Bang which followed it three years after, the Classic Fusion adopts the Hublot codes to reinvent them.

Visible screws on the crown, stamped with the H Logo, borrows its lines from the first watch designed in 1980 by the Italian Carlo Crocco, founder of the house. With these screws, it gave the appearance of a boat window, the first Hublot watch already combines gold and natural rubber.

Lightweight, ultra resistant, pleasant, it quickly conquered the wrists of the Spanish royal family first, then those of personalities like Princess Diana, and the jet-set.

In 2005, Carlo Crocco called on Jean-Claude Biver to take over the management of the house – the Big Bang born at the same time that the Classic changed its name to become, in 2008, the Classic Fusion!

Jean-Claude Biver will have a considerable impact on the Hublot universe, in particular by opening up the experimentation of the house to other universes. Still with the “Art of Fusion” concept at the heart of creation, it will open new doors for watchmaking.

With the Richard Orlinski version , the one for Juventus , and more recently with the Classic Fusion AeroFusion Chronograph UEFA Champions League It helps to celebrate exceptional works and places – in line with the values ​​of the Hublot house. Audacity, innovation and admirable timepieces, the original pieces exude all of the Hublot aura.