On October 28, 2015, Beijing 798 Art Park, the Swiss top watch brand HUBLOT and the Italian trend brand Independent ItaliaIndependent joined hands to launch a cutting-edge trend and innovation A masterpiece of technology fusion-Big Bang Unico independent Italian watch.
Hublot Greater China General Manager Loic Biver and Hublot Global Brand Ambassador, Lapo Elkann, Chairman and Co-Founder of the Independent Italy Board of Directors ), INSPIRATION (CREATIVITY), INNOVATION (innovation), BIG BANGMOMENT (glorious moment) five topics to open the peak dialogue, interpretation of ‘art of fusion’ from multiple perspectives.
Regarding the cooperation with Independent Italy, Jean-Claude Beaver, Chairman of the Hublot Board of Directors, commented: ‘2015 was a year of hope and passion for Hublot! I have known Rapp for many years and can A good friend who speaks freely. His personality charm, taste and innovative thinking are really convincing. I am very glad to have such an opportunity to cooperate. I am also very honored to choose Hublot for Rapp. ‘
As the global brand ambassador for Hublot and the chairman and co-founder of the independent Italian board of directors Rap Elkann, he is proud to say, ‘Independent Italy is an Italian trend brand that represents style and innovation. I insisted on the importance of ‘independence’ at the beginning, which coincides with Hublot! I and Hublot appreciate each other and believe that this joint creation is only a starting point, and we will witness closer cooperation between the two brands in the future.
——Big Bang Unico Independent Italian Watch——
This co-designed and built Big Bang Unico independent Italian watch uses Hublot’s own UNICO movement and innovative material Texalium ® aluminized carbon fiber. Texalium ® aluminized carbon fiber not only has the lightweight and comfortable wearing experience of carbon fiber, but also creates a variety of colors and shines at all times. The UNICO movement is independently designed, developed, manufactured and assembled by Hublot’s micro-mechanics, engineers and watchmakers. The practical flyback timer function can be reset to zero at any time, and it is equipped with dual buttons, a date display, and a unique positioning mechanism with dual horizontal clutch and column wheel visible on the dial. The power reserve is approximately 72 hours. Water-resistant to 100 meters.
The strap is tannin lined with natural rubber, with grey or black rivets, the design concept is the same as that of luxury brand shoes. At the same time, the strap adopts a quick detachable system, and the wearer can choose the strap according to his own preferences to achieve easy replacement.
The new Big Bang Unico ‘Independent Italy’ wrist performance is available in gray and blue colors. Each limited edition of 500 pieces, each consumer who purchases Big Bang Unico independent Italian watches will also receive Texalium ® Sunglasses made of aluminized carbon fiber make the fusion more intuitive. Top watches and sunglasses complement each other, integrating personality, purity, technology and modernity into the design, demonstrating the fusion of innovation and breakthrough.
Summary: Fusion and innovation have always been Hublot’s masterpieces. While pursuing superior quality and traditional craftsmanship, they keep pace with the times and continue to issue new ideas in materials and design. The new material Texalium® (aluminum-coated carbon fiber) fuses Hublot’s classic case shape with strap tannin fabric and rivet design. It is a fusion of cutting-edge trends and innovative technology.