5 capitals of the world on your hand: Swatch created the collaboration with the brand clothes A Bathing ape
Swiss watch brand Swatch summer collection dedicated to the spirit of freedom, travel and street-culture. The company has teamed up with the legendary Japanese brand streetwear A Bathing ape (also known as Bape), to release 6 models of watches with the theme of the world's capitals. Tell us more about the most striking collaborations this season.
Style Big City
The concept of collaboration and Bape Swatch was the idea of world peace. 5 models of hours devoted to the capitals: Tokyo, New York, London, Bern and Paris, another model represents the entire planet.
Presentation SWATCH BIG BOLD, which took place on May 31 in the center of Tokyo, fully reflects the idea of the collection.
For each model, we choose the appropriate location within the districts of Shibuya and Roppongi. So, hours devoted to Paris, presented in a charming French restaurant in the style of "Moulin Rouge". Spirit of New York reflected in the pizzeria Pizza Slice 2 format, the clock is presented in boxes of pizza.
It ended with the presentation of the global association of the party 1OAK with live performances by Japanese artists Yuki, Kawanabe Hiroshi and 5lack.
Swatch brand is known for his love of collaborations with artists, designers, musicians, but a joint project with Bape definitely go down in history as a spectacular event in the world of watchmaking, fashion and street culture. Collection SWATCH BIG BOLD joined Swiss quality and aesthetics stritstayla.
What is special watch SWATCH BIG BOLD
All six models are made in a massive 47-millimeter case and have common features: camouflage pattern, which has recently developed a brand Bape, Ape Head logo clockwise and the lower strap, the Swatch logo, with reference to the origins of the early 80's. The similarity ends, because each model is available in a completely original.
BIG BOLD BAPE Swiss
Dedication Berne, Switzerland in a classic dark color. Refresh the design of the contrasting parts: the blue hour and minute hands, red second hand and white marks on the dial. With such a clock is not exactly lost in time.
BIG BOLD BAPE London edition
The main color of the model on the topic of London, of course, red - a reference to the costume of the Royal Guard of the United Kingdom and the famous telephone booths. Saucy design with blue arrows, black and white figures conveys all the dynamics of modern London.
BIG BOLD BAPE NYC edition
Dedication of New York City came very musical: designers have beaten the main color of the hip-hop culture. Golden dial with yellow and red arrows originally combined with a light strap with a recognizable pattern Bape.
BIG BOLD BAPE Paris edition
In the model, dedicated to the French capital, bold street style added Parisian chic. Contrasting colors of camouflage performed at the French flag and extends over the entire surface hours: from the strap to the dial.
BIG BOLD BAPE Tokyo
The clock in the style of Tokyo - a camouflage in the familiar colors of khaki, but with a unique pattern. Designers rethought camouflage easily fit it into a dynamic street culture.
BIG BOLD BAPE The World
Model dedicated to all over the world, symbolizes the cooperation of brands and interpenetration of cultures.
Swatch recognizable graphic elements and expressive BAPE combined into a powerful combination.
New items from the collection dedicated to the city, are numbered and issued in an amount of 983 to 1993 or an instance - the years of foundation and Swatch brands BAPE respectively.
Where to buy
Sale limited collection SWATCH BIG BOLD start from June 15. Unique watches dedicated to cities, will be available only in the Swatch store in Moscow's GUM. But the model BIG BOLD BAPE The World is available to order in the Swatch online store and off-brand stores in GUM, shopping center Okhotny Ryad shopping center European, SEC Gallery (St. Petersburg), the Greenwich shopping center (Ekaterinburg).
of the brand
Swatch - one of the most popular watch brands in the world. He always had a creative design. In the development of the company is inspired by the collections of contemporary art: hence the decor with elements of pop culture, cooperation with well-known artists, musicians and fashion designers.
The brand is always in search of not only new forms but also content in the production uses a variety of materials: plastic, stainless steel, aluminum, synthetic fabric, silicone rubber. SWATCH experimenting with color and texture, regularly surprising fans with unique solutions.
Japanese brand streetwear A BATHING APE appeared in Tokyo and became one of the pioneers of street culture. Now is a brand known and loved not only in Japan but also worldwide.
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