MILAN-TOKYO: Celebrating its long-standing tie with Japan, leather-based items specialist Serapian is debuting a capsule assortment with the Japanese online game franchise “Space Invaders.”
The arcade recreation was launched by Taito Corp. in 1978, by the way the identical decade when the Compagnie Financière Richemont-owned luxurious label debuted its Stepan coated canvas, which takes middle stage within the assortment.
The 19-piece capsule spanning small leather-based items like card holders, wallets and notebooks to bigger items together with backpacks and weekenders is crafted from the waterproof coated canvas in black and bears a mosaic of Serapian logos peppered with the sport’s signature characters in pop colours resembling lime inexperienced, yellow, mild blue and pink.
“We are proud of this exciting collaboration with ‘Space Invaders,’ which brings together our Milanese soul with the dynamic and cutting-edge energy of Tokyo,” mentioned Giacomo Cortesi, chief government officer of Serapian. “It is great to think that in the ‘70s while Taito Corporation was launching the iconic video game, at the same time Serapian was introducing the innovative Stepan coated canvas,” he added.
Japan represents one of many luxurious firm’s most related markets, along with Italy, Russia and the U.S. Cortesi mentioned that Serapian’s penchant for craftsmanship and class is in tune with Japan’s clientele. Last yr the model opened its first flagship retailer within the nation in Osaka, contained in the Hankyu Mens’s division retailer.
The “Space Invaders” capsule assortment, debuting for spring 2022, shall be distributed at choose retailers, in addition to on-line and at Serapian’s flagships ranging from November, however prospects may have an opportunity to pre-save their favourite gadgets on serapian.com beginning in the present day. Items retail between 150 euros and 1,130 euros.
Founded in 1928 by Stefano Serapian, the artisanal equipment firm has been managed by Compagnie Financière Richemont since 2017. In 2018 it relocated its headquarters and showroom to Milan’s Villa Mozart, the place it put in a Bespoke Salotto and Atelier, devoted to personalization companies.
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