Zenith and Fusalp discover their shared historic know-how and legacy of innovation to create a set of watches and attire to tackle the winter season in fashion.
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New: Zenith DEFY Traditional Fusalp restricted version
The Zenith DEFY Traditional Fusalp restricted version is a skeleton watch designed in collaboration with French luxurious ski clothes tailor Fusalp. Crafted in black ceramic, it options an open dial with a brand new design incorporating the ZENITH five-pointed star and Fusalp snowflake emblems. Powered by the Elite automated manufacture motion. Fitted on a rubber strap designed by Fusalp with a fabric-like texture and concentric rectangles.
Zenith’s newest collaboration is with French skiwear model Fusalp. Earlier recognized collaborations have been with Vary Rover and Cohiba. Fusalp will launch a restricted clothes capsule whereas Zenith will current two DEFY basic fashions as a part of the collaboration. Fusalp had additionally accomplished a collaboration with Chloé – owned by Richemont. A collaboration with LVMH’s Zenith will lend extra model mentions for this up-and-coming luxurious skiwear model. Maybe an acquisition alternative for the luxurious vogue homes within the upscale winter put on phase now dominated by Moncler.
The Fusalp x Zenith watches shall be priced at CHF 9,900 and CHF 10,900 for the black and white fashions, respectively.
Pushed by a shared ardour for technical innovation and up to date design, Zenith, main innovator in its subject since 1865 and Fusalp, French iconic luxurious ski and ready-to-wear model, have mixed their historic know-how and modern prowess to launch a novel capsule assortment. This capsule, which coincides additionally with the seventieth 12 months anniversary of the Fusalp model options two bespoke watches and a up to date sport-chic wardrobe that completely embodies the spirit of innovation and penchant for assertive fashion shared by the Le Locle watchmaker and the Annecy tailor.
With an emphasis on couture cuts and crafted with cutting-edge supplies and tailoring strategies, Fusalp and Zenith share a standard imaginative and prescient of heritage, paving the best way for innovation, fashion, and efficiency, created collectively impeccably. This assembly of two distinct Maisons is about celebrating the artwork of motion and the perpetual movement in direction of attaining greatness that resonates far past the mountains that each manufacturers name house.
Versatile in its styling and resolutely futuristic in its strains, the DEFY Traditional Skeleton was chosen as a senseful template for this collaboration. Whether or not dashing down a slope or simply lounging beside a fire in a comfortable chalet, the DEFY Traditional Skeleton brings a cosmic radiance to the winter wonderland. Restricted to 300 items in a black ceramic case and 100 items in white ceramic, the DEFY Traditional Skeleton Fusalp encompasses a new open dial.
Zenith labored with Fusalp to develop this new open dial that mixes the 2 universes of the manufacturers, by retaining the signature five-pointed star of the Manufacture whereas incorporating a snowflake into its design. The result’s a dial filled with depth and distinction, highlighted by a rose gold colored decrease open layer and surrounded by a hoop within the French tricolor tones of blue, pink and white, a nod to the tailor’s French origin and a recurring design component in its sought-after creations.
The rubber strap has additionally been designed to include components impressed by the clothes capsule assortment designed by Fusalp completely for this collaboration. As sturdy as it’s trendy, the rubber encompasses a fabric-like construction, that includes a raised motif consisting of concentric rectangles offering a daring graphical component in step with the open dial.
A star amongst Zenith’s huge repertoire of manufacture actions, the DEFY Traditional Skeleton Fusalp particular editions are pushed by the Elite automated high-frequency motion with an influence reserve of fifty hours.
The Fusalp x Zenith assortment will make its public debut in Zurich in the course of the opening of the brand new Fusalp boutique in November, after which the watches shall be out there at Zenith bodily and on-line boutiques world wide, in addition to chosen Fusalp boutiques.