Glam Rock GR11158D Miami “Matelasse” Chronograph


by Adrian Herscovici  

Sophisticated Luxury Defined

Glam Rock WatchesNo glossary of terms cites a definition for “sophisticated fashion watches,” but if one did, the watches of Glam Rock would surely be in the description. Glam Rock watches combine Italian design with French-made case covers and Swiss movements – the result is a lineup of watches with true European flair and quality.

Model number GR11158D, from the brand’s Miami collection, is a fine example and a watch that will certainly draw attention starting with its polished oversized 46 mm stainless steel case. The case cover (the bezel, essentially) is also stainless steel, with black enamel and diamonds – 52 genuine high quality white diamonds, to be exact.

Glam Rock GR11158D Miami “Matelasse”
Glam Rock GR11158D Miami 'Matelasse'
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Interchangeable case covers are a feature of many Glam Rock watches, including this one, and while few covers are more dynamic than this diamond-studded knockout, the ability to mix and match is an important Glam Rock ideology. Rounding out the case design are an onion-style crown and matching chronograph pushers, which add a stroke of antiquity. The caseback is stainless steel and affixes by way of six screws, and the watch is water resistant to 330 feet.

Another interchangeable feature is the strap, and Glam Rock straps are simply extraordinary. The brand goes out of its way to source its exotic leathers from French and Italian tanneries. The black strap on the GR11158D is genuine leather with a matelassé (pronounced “mat-la-say”) pattern, which gives it the quilted and padded appearance. A classic prong buckle completes the look.

Like others in the Miami collection, this model features a chronograph powered by a Swiss made Ronda quartz movement. The chronograph functions are expressed on the dial by way of the sub-dial totalizers that track elapsed minutes and hours up to 12. The white sub-dials contrast well atop the colorful mother-of-pearl and are thus easy to read. The movement also has a date function that appears in an unframed window at 4 o’clock. Large and playful Arabic hour numerals and teardrop hands add further panache and character to the already dazzling arrangement.

Glam Rock GR11158D Miami “Matelasse” Mother-Of-Pearl Chronograph

Key features:

  • Swiss made timepiece
  • Ronda Swiss quartz movement
  • Chronograph and date functions
  • Stainless steel case with black enamel and 52 diamonds, diameter 46 mm
  • Sapphire coated mineral crystal
  • White mother-of-pearl dial
  • Black genuine leather matelassé band, classic prong buckle
  • Water resistant to 330 feet
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty

Glam Rock is known for going all-out in its designs and desire to bring cosmopolitan values to the wrists of people everywhere, and the GR11158D is no exception with its lavish styling, Swiss made movement and customizable components. All at a price point that is lower than what many might expect. But you won’t find Glam Rock watches everywhere so contact Gevril Group for a list of authorized retailers near you.

About Gevril Group

Gevril GroupGevril Group, watchmaker and wholesale watch distributor, is the exclusive U.S. agent for exquisitely designed and crafted European luxury and fashion watch brands, distributing and servicing some of the best affordable luxury and Swiss watches and trendy fashion watches. Gevril Group also operates a full-service watch repair, staffed by master Swiss watchmakers. Contact Gevril Group by email or by calling 845-425-9882.

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