"In the 1960s, baby-boomers who were born in the 1940s were starting to explore new fashions and ways of expressing themselves, using style as a tool of differentiation to move them away from the post-war feeling of their parent’s generation.
Willy Breitling recognising that traditional chronographs were becoming less attractive for this demographic who were instead looking for a cool, vibrant and dynamic watch.
He responded by launching the top time. The sports watch appealed to that demographic but also attracted young women who were drawn to its bold lines and its undeniable elegance.
Today, the Breitling Top Time offers and modern interpretation of this stylish chronograph with one of the most recognizable dials ever made which is also referred to as the “Zorro Dial” by collectors. "