LEVILLE Launches $99 Modern Minimalist Design Regulator Watches on Kickstarter

LEVILLE, which launched in January 2018, is described by its founders as “a group of watch addicts with the passion and constancy of traditional watch craftsmanship” who aim to “awaken people’s minds about the core function of a watch.”

The brand’s name translates to “The City” in French and is inspired by the concepts of luxury and vision. Its founders strive to create luxury timepieces by combining traditional craftsmanship and innovative design to fit the urban lifestyle. Through “LEVILLE”, they are offering high-quality products with unique and exclusive designs comparable to watches at department stores and luxury brands, but at only a fraction of the retail price.

LEVILLE is proud to introduce the “Régulateur collection.” The new models are a perfect union of modernity and tradition, of technology and simplicity, and are inspired by vintage regulator watches. Featuring a beautifully curved case, a sapphire crystal, and a regulator dial, the watches use a reputable Japanese VH83A quartz movement with an accuracy of ± 15 seconds per month at – 5 ℃ to + 50 ℃ temperature range and multiple dials options for enhanced legibility. In addition, the brand offers three different interchangeable and unisex straps: Italian calf leather, NATO, and Milanese.

To differentiate the design from huge fashion watches that are going out of style, the dial layout finds inspiration from the 18-century regulator dial display, with the seconds, minutes and hours indication separated into sub-dials and combined with the modern minimalist design.

The base of the dial is decorated with a matt-sandblasted finish, giving it a dedicated texture effect. The indicators are printed in elegant Arabic numerals and tracks are displayed by the baton-shaped hands. To improve the design features and legibility of the time telling display, LEVILLE designed a disc with a red halo mark that floats over the arcs to encircle the minutes.

The main dial is used to indicate minutes and seconds. The 24 hours and dates are relegated to recessed sub-dials at 7 o’clock and 4 o’clock, respectively. The day is indicated by the retrograde dial design at 10 o’clock.

The LEVILLE watches sport a circular case with a curved bezel. The case is enclosed by a flat sapphire crystal on the front and a fine circular brush finishing caseback from the rear, the crown is located at 4’clock providing comfort, and easy ability to adjust the watch. Viewed from the side, the arched bezel ring joins the case back flawlessly through a smooth curved surface. The streamlined case is more than just an elegant design feature – it also allows for a slimmer profile. The metal parts are made from 316L stainless steel, which translates to greater corrosion resistance and durability in high temperatures.

The “Régulateur collection” offers three color combinations for men and women to choose from, with the option to choose the case and strap colors and design when the campaign ends. Dial variations include (1) All Silver, (2) Black and Khaki Gold, and (3) Silver and Rose Gold for men; (1) All Silver, (2) Champagne and Khaki Gold, and (3) Pink and Rose Gold for women.

The interchangeable watch straps are made from genuine Italian calf leather. The strap will also come with polished 316L stainless steel buckles and are engraved with “LEVILLE.”  The straps have a width of 20 mm x 18 mm for gentlemen and 18 mm x 16 mm for ladies, a unisex functional length suitable for most customers, and seven holes for adjustment. The wristband contains a quick release spring bar, so that the straps can be swapped in seconds without the need for special tools. They are available in three different colors for the men’s version: (1) Brown, (2) Dark Blue, and (3) Black. And three different colors for the ladies version: (1) Red, (2) Amparo Blue, and (3) Dark Brown.

The Milanese straps are made from 316L stainless steel and come with an adjustable buckle which can be adjusted for every wrist size and engraved with“LEVILLE.” They are available in three different plating colors: (1) Silver, (2) Khaki gold tone, and (4) Rose gold tone.

The NATO strap is manufactured in a medium weave ballistic nylon material and is ultrasonically welded together. It is durable and soft. The strap also comes with a polished 316L stainless steel buckle and is engraved with “LEVILLE.” The straps have a width of 20 mm for gents and 18 mm for ladies, a unisex functional length suitable for most customers. They are available in three different colors for the men’s version: (1) Blue, White and Red stripes, (2) Dark Blue, and (3) Black. And three different colors for the ladies version: (1) Blue and Red stripes, (2) Blue and White stripes, and (3) Burgundy.

All LEVILLE models follow strict procedures to ensure the quality of the watches. Every watch is extensively quality controlled, and undergo a technical control check, quality assurance check, and a final quality check which involves a QC engineer rigorously testing all watches (e.g. water resistance, movement test, plating test, and drop test ) to ensure they well function before dispatching the products to customers.

The LEVILLE models are priced at $99 USD and will have many discount packages for Kickstarter backers to choose from. All watches come with a two-year warranty and are expected to be ready to ship — for free, of course — by May 2019.

Key features:

  1. Starting price at $99 USD
  2. Regulator watch dial display
  3. Modern minimal design
  4. Lightweight
  5. Sapphire crystal
  6. Japan quartz movement
  7. 50-m water resistance
  8. Genuine Italian craft leather strap
  9. Classic NATO and Milanese strap
  10. 316L stainless steel case
  11. International Free Shipping
  12. 2 Year international warranty

Visit the LEVILLE Kickstarter Page

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  1. Cory.G

    I would like to purchase 2 LeVille watches in 38mm Silver.
    Where can I purchase them. I live near Toronto, Canada.

    Thank you
    Cory G.

  2. Haron Douglas

    what are the widths of each watch (not including the crown)?

  3. David Jackson

    To buy, just click on the “visit the LEVILLE Kickstarter page” at the bottom of the article.

  4. David Jackson

    I love regulator watches, but am not a mechanical snob, so this is a must for me.

  5. Hi, I’m interested of buying the watch. How can I place an order? Thank you

  6. France R Tawele

    This watches would be available where if I need to place an order?


    • I believe you can order the watch by visiting the kickstarter website and search for wristwatch with the brand leville.

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