As with timepieces (and technology), there is an overarching goal that propels us all: Building a lean, mean sleek machine. The Tonda 1950 Tourbillon renowned for its slender case housing the world's slimmest automatic flying tourbillon achieves just that.

Encasing the flying tourbillon with a slender 3.4mm micro-rotor, is a titanium tourbillon cage that like the former, sets the global bar high at only 0.255 grams in mass. Apart from setting records, the slender watch also pays tribute to founder Parmigiani Fleurier. By positioning the complication just past the 7 o' clock index, it signifies the time of Fleurier's birth at 7:08pm in Val-de-Travers, Switzerland.

Into the blue: The Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Tourbillon with an uber-slim calibre

With a masculine blue abyss Côtes de Genève dial, the Tonda 1950 Tourbillon's deceivingly modest appearance and no-nonsense vibes is perfect for the boardroom — it'll impress the corporate cats who are well versed in their timepieces, and, vouch for your discerning taste.

The Parmigiani Tonda 1950 Tourbillon in blue abyss is available at The Hour Glass boutiques.