Watches and Wonders 2023 – Kermit the Frog brightens luxury watchmaking with the Oris ProPilot X Calibre 400 Special Edition

March 31, 2023
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Swiss watch brand Oris injects fun and lightness into the world of luxury watchmaking by collaborating with Disney’s The Muppets and introducing a special Kermit the Frog edition of their Oris ProPilot X Calibre 400 watch at the Watches and Wonders 2023 fair.

Bringing joy to luxury watchmaking

In the realm of luxury watchmaking, a sense of seriousness often dominates, with many brands focusing on ultra-elegance and austerity. However, Oris aims to challenge this trend by partnering with Disney and The Muppets to create a playful and colorful edition of their ProPilot X Calibre 400 watch. The result is a delightful timepiece that celebrates the cheerful character of Kermit the Frog.

Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog

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For some time now, we have been trying to find the ultimate expression of this function and create a watch that is pure joy. That’s when the idea came to us: a collaboration with the most cheerful character on the planet, Kermit the Frog from The Muppet Show. Kermit’s role is to entertain, make us smile, and he’s been doing it well for generations.

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Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog

An unique timepiece with playful features

The special edition ProPilot X Calibre 400 watch not only pays homage to the iconic frog with its bright green dial but also features a unique touch on the date window at 6 o’clock. On the first day of every month, instead of the number 1, Kermit’s happy face appears—a detail that’s sure to bring smiles and amusement.

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A palette of green reflections

The vibrant green dial of the Kermit Edition offers a range of reflections, transitioning from apple green to a more sophisticated sage green depending on the ambient light and angle of the wrist. This versatility makes the watch both fun and elegant, fitting for various occasions.

Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog

Classic design meets impressive power reserve

Beyond its playful exterior, the Oris ProPilot X Kermit Edition boasts a 39mm diameter titanium case and a comfortable multi-link titanium bracelet. The watch is powered by the Oris 400 caliber, developed by the Swiss brand, which offers an impressive 120-hour (5-day) power reserve. This feature can be admired through the transparent case back—though a frog-green tinted mass would have been a delightful addition.

Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog
Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog
Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog
Oris Propilot X x Kermit The Frog

The special, non-limited Kermit edition of the Oris ProPilot X is priced at €4,400, a €200 increase from the classic version. This unique collaboration between Oris and Disney‘s The Muppets brings a touch of light-hearted joy to the world of luxury watches, making it a sought-after piece for fans of both the watch brand and the beloved frog.

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