Zenith has opened a pop-up store in the hip Sardinian resort of Porto Cervo on the Costa Esmeralda, Zenith is launching a 25-piece special edition of the Defy El Primero 21, the hundredths of a second chronograph model that was launched last year at Baselworld 2017. Blessed with translucent waters and offshore islands, Porto Cervo is a one-of-a-kind location to which Zenith is bringing its celebratory model.


Like its predecessors, the 25-piece limited edition Time Lab-Chronometer certified Defy El Primero 21 Porto Cervo features a gleaming 44 mm titanium case inspired by the shape of the original El Primero models from the early 1970s. A white ceramic bezel surrounds the DEFY El Primero 21 Porto Cervo’s white skeleton dial revealing the contemporary decor and key identifying characteristics epitomizing the face of the new Zenith range.


Perfectly in tone with the maritime environment, the look of this new model is enhanced by deep blue accents on the hour-markers, hands, crown and power reserve indicator at 12 o’clock. Water resistance is 100 metres / 330 feet. The DEFY El Primero 21 Porto Cervo offers a choice of two straps including white rubber covered with a blue alligator leather coating and supple white rubber both finished with the El Primero 21’s trademark titanium double folding clasp.


With an engraved case back featuring a yacht riding the crest of a wave, and the name Porto Cervo, the DEFY El Primero 21 Porto Cervo is a statement piece for a uniquely colorful and confident summer lifestyle. The Defy El Primero 21 Porto Cervo is a an exceptional watch with an accuracy of 1/100th of a second and a power reserve of 50 hours.