There is a dreamer in each of us, gazing at the starry night sky and taking in the infinite potential that lies ahead.
For its first purely feminine watch, Zenith sought inspiration from the cosmos when creating the Defy Midnight, a versatile sporty-chic timepiece with a unique celestial dial, conceived with free-spirited women in mind. As much a jewel as it is a watch, the Defy Midnight is the perfect companion for the independent women of today: confident, expressive and with a style of their own. Living by their own rules and assertive in their choices, Defy Midnight women are never afraid to stand out and project their dreams.
Housed in a 36mm stainless steel case embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, the dial of the Defy Midnight gives Zenith’s “time to reach your star” philosophy a literal, visual manifestation.
Available in deep blue or grey colors, the dial features a glossy finish with a vertical gradient effect for an unprecedented depth. Portraying the night sky above the endless horizon, where the dark vastness of space gives way to the glimmer of starlight, the dial at once enchants and enlightens the wearer. Evoking the Zenith starry sky, the brand’s faceted star emblem is the highest, brightest point in the depicted night sky. Completing the celestial landscape are stars of different sizes – some of which glow in the dark.
A third dial made of white mother-pearl with a vertical gradient effect evokes moonlight on a cloudy night. White diamonds are applied on every hour marker, except at 3 o’clock where the date window is placed. Equipped with the automatic Elite in-house movement, the Defy Midnight provides dependable precision and autonomy of 50 hours. A star-shaped oscillating weight brings a galactic element to the case-back view.
The Defy Midnight features an assortment of bracelets and straps that can easily be swapped by the wearer, allowing the Defy Midnight to adapt itself to different looks and situations. The integrated stainless steel bracelet, as well as a selection of colored satin and leather straps with rubber backing, can be swapped by means of a quick strap-change mechanism integrated directly onto the back of the straps, and requiring no tools or special skills for the owner to do on her own, be it for a change of seasons or just a change of outfit. Each Defy Midnight will come in a special box that includes three additional colored straps and an interchangeable folding clasp.