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Grand Seiko Adds Another Must-Have Dial: Meet The Shirakaba

20 days ago   |   By Hypebeast

Grand Seiko's latest hi-beat watch comes with a wilderness-inspired dial that will surely rank right up there with the 'snowflake' in terms of popularity among the brand's loyal army of collectors. The textured dial of the new Grand Seiko SLGH005 hi-beat is inspired by the Shirakaba, silver birch trees that grow in abundance in the Northern part of Japan, and especially near Grand Seiko's Shizukuishi studio where the brand's mechanical watches are made. The stamped pattern is meant to reflect the tall slender trees growing side-by-side but could as easily be taken for snow drifts. Grand...
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