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The Seiko Presage Cocktail Gleams Resplendently on Summer Nights

August 04, 2023 6 min read 2 Comments

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time and watch bands from Strapcode

The Seiko watches, renowned for their Prospex collection, have a captivating dress lineup watch series that captures the essence of sophistication and style, which is undoubtedly the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Series. These watches are a switch up from a dive watch on the wrist, as they pay homage to the artistry of Japanese cocktails with a very impressive and irresistible charm.

As we embrace the enchanting summer nights of 2023, let us discuss these Seiko Presage Cocktail timepieces, where elegance meets craftsmanship. So, take a moment, relax, sip on a chic cocktail, and understand your Seiko Presage watch, and how they can be paired with sophisticated leather watch bands.

 

Seiko Presage Cocktail Watches

In the past, Seiko Presage Cocktail watches have left an indelible mark on the world of horology, captivating watch enthusiasts with their exquisite craftsmanship and captivating designs. These timepieces have become synonymous with elegance, sophistication, and a touch of vintage allure. Each watch in the collection pays homage to a renowned cocktail, embodying the spirit and essence of its namesake drink. From the iconic "Martini" to the vibrant "Cosmopolitan" and the timeless "Old Fashioned," these watches have garnered reverence for their meticulous attention to detail and flawless execution.

The Seiko Cocktail Time series emerged from a collaboration with world-renowned mixologist Ishigaki Shinobu of Tokyo's Ishinohana Bar.

The Seiko Cocktail Time series emerged from a collaboration with world-renowned mixologist Ishigaki Shinobu of Tokyo's Ishinohana Bar. As a highly respected mixologist, Ishigaki Shinobu has infused his expertise and knowledge of cocktails into the design and spirit of these exceptional timepieces.

The dials of these watches, inspired by the colors and textures of the cocktails, create a visual spectacle, evoking a sense of indulgence and luxury. Their exquisite aesthetics have made them sought-after collector's items, cherished for their timeless appeal and the unique narratives they bear on the wrists of those who wear them. The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time series has earned a well-deserved reputation for its exceptional artistry, seamlessly blending timeless elegance with painstaking craftsmanship. Each watch in this remarkable collection is a testament to the harmonious union of design and precision, making it a genuine masterpiece.

Notably, these captivating watches boast a lug width of 20mm, which not only adds to their aesthetic appeal but also opens up a world of possibilities when it comes to customization. With a 20mm lug, enthusiasts can easily swap out the straps and experiment with different materials and colors, allowing for a truly personalized look and feel. Now, let's delve into four fascinating Seiko Presage Cocktail watches and explore some pairing tips to further elevate their charm and uniqueness.

 

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time 2020 Limited Model SARY169 - Tequila Sunset

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time 2020 SARY169, affectionately known as "Tequila Sunset," is a Limited Model edition timepiece that showcases a mesmerizing pink dial, reminiscent of the alluring blush hues found in popular cocktails.

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SARY169 and 20mm Italian Handmade Camo Leather Watch Strap by Strapcode

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SARY169 and 20mm Italian Handmade Camo Leather Watch Strap make a great combination that adds a wild dynamic touch to the watch's unique style.

The gentle warmth of the color palette evokes a sense of elegance, making it a perfect companion for sophisticated evenings. It has hardlex glass and a display type of analog, with a band color of silver or brown. With a 4R35 Calibre and a stainless steel case material, this watch works with minimal deviations in the magnetic field conditions. Other features include the date.

Quick Release Khaki Suede Leather Watch Band and Seiko Pink Cocktail by Strapcode

Another pairing to consider is the Quick Release Tan/Khaki Suede Leather Watch Band with its warm, earthy tones that bring out another charming aspect of the Pink Cocktail.

 

Seiko Presage Cocktail Time SRPE45J1 - Mojito

Inspired by the invigorating Japanese cocktail, the Mojito, this watch features a vibrant green dial that exudes freshness and vitality. It combines Japanese aesthetic sense and Seiko’s watchmaking skills. This exquisite combination of color and design makes it an ideal choice for those who appreciate the fusion of style and refreshing aesthetics, as it offers beauty, quality and long-lasting performance.

The Italian-crafted leather watch band and Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Mojito SRPE45J1 by Strapcode

The Italian-crafted leather watch band has a luxurious and refined touch, elevating the Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Mojito SRPE45J1 to another level of dream-watch perfection.

The Mojito has dial patterns that echo the light refraction of a cocktail glass like the print on traditional drinks bottle labels. It has an automatic movement with manual winding, and a power reserve of 41 hours. Its watch case material is of stainless steel, with a case thickness of 11.8mm and a case diameter of 38.5mm. Other specifications include its 5 bar water resistance and 6.0g weight.

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Mojito SRPE45J1 is beautifully paired with a Beige Leather Watch Band by Strapcode

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time Mojito SRPE45J1 is beautifully paired with a Beige Leather Watch Band with green accent stitching, giving the watch an unexpected glory.

 

Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1 - Gimlet

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1, inspired by the cocktail known as the Gimlet, radiates an aura of opulence and refinement. It pays tribute to the sparkling allure of golden champagne cocktails. The exquisite dial, reminiscent of bubbling effervescence, captivates with its golden hues and creates a luxurious statement on the wrist.

The Vintage Brown Laser Engraved Leather Watch Band paired with  Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1 by Strapcode

The Vintage Brown Laser Engraved Leather Watch Band, handcrafted in Italy, breathes new artistic life into the classic Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1.

The watch is powered by the reliable and accurate 4R35 automatic movement, which has a power reserve of 41 hours. The case diameter of 40.5mm and case thickness of 11.8mm make it a perfect size for both dressy and casual occasions. The watch also features a date display and stop second hand function, adding to its practicality and functionality. With its combination of elegant design and reliable performance, the Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1 is a timepiece that truly stands out.

Zermatt Leather Lining Quick-Release Blue Tapered Leather Watch Band pairs Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1 by Strapcode

The use of Zermatt Leather Lining is a hallmark of luxury products, and this Quick-Release Blue Tapered Leather Watch Band is no exception. It perfectly complements the Seiko Presage Cocktail Golden Champagne SRPC99J1, adding a touch of elegance to the timepiece.

 

Seiko Presage SSA361 Cocktail Time Power Reserve Limited Edition - Starlight

Taking inspiration from the enchanting starlit nights, the Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time Power Reserve Limited Edition Automatic timepiece boasts a deep blue dial that mirrors the mesmerizing allure of the night sky. The dial features a unique pattern that creates a three-dimensional effect, with different hues and undertones depending on lighting conditions. Enhanced with a gloss finish, it exudes a luxurious and sophisticated look. This limited edition timepiece draws its inspiration from the blue cocktail named "Starlight," crafted by renowned mixologist Hisashi Kishi, a past winner of the International Bar Association World Championship.

The Khaki Quick-Release Italian Suede Leather Watch Strap complement the Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time by Strapcode

The Khaki Quick-Release Italian Suede Leather Watch Strap with its vibrant Blue-Red Stitching is a chic and comfortable complement to the Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time and can be worn anywhere.

This watch is powered by the reliable and accurate 4R57 automatic movement, which has a power reserve of 41 hours at a frequency of 21,600 vph. This allows the watch to keep accurate time for an extended period without requiring winding or adjustment. The case thickness of 14.4mm gives the watch a substantial feel while still maintaining a sleek and elegant profile. With its combination of intricate design and functionality, the Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time Power Reserve Limited Edition Automatic timepiece is a true symbol of elegance and style.

The Quick-Release Italian Handmade Brown Horse Leather Watch Band with Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time by Strapcode

The Quick-Release Italian Handmade Brown Horse Leather Watch Band with Blue Stitching creates a youthful and joyful pairing with the Seiko Presage SSA361 Starlight Cocktail Time.

 

Why Seiko Cocktail Fans Love the Collection

The Seiko Presage Cocktail series has garnered a fan-base of enthusiasts who appreciate the blend of craftsmanship and creative designs. The timeless elegance these watches exhibit ensures that they remain a stylish choice for any occasion, and this is well appreciated by enthusiasts.

With a 20mm lug size and slim cases, Seiko presage Cocktails are easily paired with a wide range of watch bands, particularly leather straps. This versatility allows wearers to personalize their timepiece to suit their unique style. Moreover, from the precision of the movements to the meticulous finishing, each watch is a testament to Seiko’s dedication to excellence.

 

Closing Thoughts

The Seiko Presage Cocktail Time series embodies the perfect blend of style and craftsmanship, capturing the essence of elegance and refinement. With their timeless designs, versatile pairing options, and exceptional quality, these watches have gathered a loyal following of enthusiasts. As we immerse ourselves in the summer nights of 2023, let these timepieces accompany you, adding a touch of allure and sophistication to your every moment.

 

Written by Victor, images by Toni

Matching Watch Bands for Seiko Presage Cocktails SSA361 and SSA345 Power Reserve

Custom fitted watch bands for Seiko Cocktail Power Reserve 

 

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2 Responses

strapcode
strapcode

August 11, 2023

Hi Martyn,
We couldn’t agree more!

Regards
Strapcode Team

martyn Jones
martyn Jones

August 11, 2023

super looking seiko watches.

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