Making a ripple in the fashion industry is no easy feat, but these brands and influencers have proven their mettle through their creativity and innovation. We pay homage to that grit with Fashion Innovators, a CLEO initiative to recognise the best of brands and talents.
The brand that basically democratised Swiss watch making, Swatch has turned Swiss watch technology into an affordable option. Over the years they’ve continued to consistently innovate, reaching countless milestones that highlight their tremendous journey. These including the creation of the Sistem 51, an automatic watch with only 51 parts, and the launch of their SKINS collection, the brand’s thinnest watch range. Just last year they also opened the Swatch Art Peace Hotel in Shanghai, an interesting establishment that blends both a hotel and retail environment together, providing artists with a residency where they can both live and work. How’s that for nurturing innovation and creativity?
Let’s admit it: we can’t get enough of customising our oufits to show off our individual style. Swatch is now catering to these preferences with the new Swatch X You collection, which allows you to design your own watch in five simple steps. All you’ve got to do is mix and match your watch face, upper strap, lower strap, loop, and strap accessory, and voila – you’ve got a watch that truly reflects who you are. Too easy, too fun!
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