Yohji Yamamoto’s Camouflage Big Bang

The Japanese fashion icon brings his daring approach to Hublot.

By Terry Christodoulou 21/09/2020

Following his monochromatic collaboration with Hublot in the Big Bang GMT All Black, revered Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto returns, unveiling a second timepiece with the Swiss watchmaker.

The Big Bang Camo Yohji Yamamoto – as the name suggests – delivers a camouflage motif and pairs it with a 45mm case of microblasted matte black ceramic.  The sapphire dial features superimposed outlines echoing the artist’s motif and is paired with coordinating matte-finished numbers and hands alongside Yohji’s Yamamoto’s signature at the 6’oclock.

Elsewhere, the camo continues with a coordinating strap. Here, Hublot has cut assembled and fused together individual pieces of camo using a vulcanisation process to form the rubber strap – something never done in watchmaking. The second strap is a black fabric option.

“Like Hublot, Yohji Yamamoto is constantly questioning the traditional tenets of the world he takes on-fashion-in his own creations,” explains Hublot CEO, Ricard Guadalupe. “The unique character of his creations, which use surprising materials not usually used in the world of fashion, make him a pioneer in the industry.”

Keeping things ticking, a UNICO self-winding chronograph flyback movement (calibre HUB1242) powers the limited-edition Big Bang, boasting a 72-hour power reserve and 100-metres of water resistance.

The timepiece is limited to 200 pieces and is priced $31,900.

Hublot.com

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