DISRUPTORS BY DESIGN: Collaborations aren’t something new to Hiroshi Fujiwara, a multidimensional inventive and founding father of the streetwear venture Fragment.
The ambidextrous inventive has been shaking up the institution for the reason that early ’90s and now Fujiwara goes full throttle via a brand new venture with the Maserati design crew, the place a complete of 175 automobiles can be supplied for world distribution. The Fragment Design x Maserati begins with the Ghibli Operanera and the Ghibli Operabianca special-edition automobiles, which are supposed to symbolize “the deconstruction of convention, a rebirth of hope and unmistakable statements of intent,” in accordance with the corporate.
Some of the accents embody premium leather-based and Alcantara interiors with contrasting silver inserts, darkish blue seatbelts and a entrance grille with a brand tailored for this particular version. Both automobiles are fitted with 20” Uranus matte black wheels and a badge with the Fragment brand on the C pillar.
Another signature is the code M157110519FRG, which is positioned below the three aspect air ducts. The alphanumeric tag replicate the primary 4 characters of the Ghibli ID code, adopted by the six numbers that document the date of the primary assembly between the Centro Stile Maserati and Fujiwara after which the three letters that Fragment considers to be an acronym.
While not a brand new phenomenon, the merging of style and ultrafast automobiles just lately revved up. Italian luxurious automotive maker Ferrari staged its first runway present earlier this month to unveil its males’s and ladies’s luxurious style assortment at its headquarters. The designs had been created by model diversification inventive director Rocco Iannone.
A pacesetter within the streetwear tradition within the ’80s in Japan, he additionally works as a producer, musician and visible artist and was one of many first DJs to play hip-hop. Fujiwara can be the inventive power behind Ring of Colour, “a digital media collection of things worth knowing about.”
Later this summer time there will even be a collaborative capsule assortment of two T-shirts, a baseball cap and two hoodies. Those attire objects can be offered solely via Maserati’s on-line retailer and thru choose dealerships.