There's a tension and drama in Grand Seiko's dial work that is compelling. Colours, textures, patterns: Japan's premier watchmaking brand offers it all. Two exciting new limited editions that demonstrate this point are SBGH269 and SBGR319. The former is an attention-seeking stunner, with an incredibly rich and vibrant red dial. The inspiration for this lush, textured dial is very Grand Seiko the hues of autumn leaves in the Japanese mountains. SBGR319 is a bit of a different beast a regular, rather than high-beat movement made for the Asian market, its dial is frosty white, bisected with seemingly irregular lines. It's a subtler, but no less stunning offering.* So, would you go with ice or fire?* Grand Seiko SBGH269 and SBGR319 price and availability* Grand Seiko SBGH269, limited to 900 pieces, $9000 AUD; SBGR319, limited to 350 pieces, $7500 AUD Made in partnership with Grand Seiko. However, the opinions*expressed in this article are our own in*accordance with our Editorial Policy.

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