The Gucci Grip watch is the perfect accessory to channel 70s skate culture

It's now available in the UK priced from £1,150

Gucci Grip watch
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The Gucci Grip, a watch inspired by 1970's skate culture, was, without doubt, one of the highlights of  Baselworld (opens in new tab) earlier in the year. The collection comprises four quartz timepieces, each one featuring a rounded square case with three windows, in which three white rotating disks indicate the hour, minute, and date respectively.

We hear you asking, 'but why is it called Gucci Grip?' Well, according to Gucci, the name 'Grip' not only relates to the way the timepiece fits snug to your wrist but is also a reference to the grip tape used on a skateboard. 

The Gucci Grip is now available to buy in the UK, with prices starting at £1,150 (opens in new tab).

The headline model features a yellow gold PVD case and yellow gold PVD bracelet, both engraved with Gucci’s signature Interlocking G logo. 

If you're after something a little more subtle, you can pick up the same model with a steel case and bracelet.

Adding a sophisticated and luxurious touch of colour to the line, two further editions are offered with coloured calf leather straps: green with a steel case, or bordeaux with a yellow gold PVD case.

With a slim case with measures just 35mm in diameter, the Grip is the perfect choice for men or women who appreciate clean yet eye-catching designs with vintage appeal.

We love how clear the watch face is, making it easy to read the time, despite being a bold, irregular design.

You can check out the models on sale below:

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Gucci Grip Unisex Watch YA157403 | £1,400 at Goldsmiths (opens in new tab)

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Gucci Grip Unisex Watch YA157405 | £1,400 at Goldsmith (opens in new tab)

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Gucci Grip Unisex Watch YA157401 | £1,150 at Goldsmith (opens in new tab)

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Gucci Grip Unisex Watch YA157412 | £1,150 at Goldsmiths (opens in new tab)

Spencer Hart
Spencer Hart

As the Style and Travel Editor at T3, Spencer covers everything from clothes to cars and watches to hotels. Everything that's cool, stylish, and interesting, basically. He's been a part of T3 for over seven years, and in that time covered every industry event known to man, from CES and MWC to the Geneva Motorshow and Baselworld. When he's driving up and down the country in search of the greatest driving roads, he can be found messing around on an electric scooter, playing with luxury watches, or testing the latest fragrances.