WATER WORLD: Anyone who follows Sébastien Jondeau on Instagram is aware of about his penchant for excessive sports activities, notably on water.
Cue what could be the world’s first electrical surfboard with designer branding. The Karl Lagerfeld X Esurf board, designed by Jondeau, carries the Karl Lagerfeld title, its 21 Rue Saint Guillaume brand – the deal with of its Paris headquarters – in addition to Jondeau’s signature and a crimson border, a characteristic of the late designer’s hand-colored sketches.
The surfboard is already obtainable for pre-orders on Esurf.com, with a three- to four-week turnaround time. It may be delivered anyplace on this planet besides Greater China and North America.
The Esurf board doesn’t require any waves and might attain speeds of 64 kilometers per hour, or about 40 miles per hour. It weighs about 10 kilograms and retails for twenty-four,900 euros plus value-added taxes.
Based in Monaco, Esurf was based final 12 months by Flavien Neyertz and payments its boards on the quickest on this planet, due to a robust motor and batteries that may gasoline it for as much as 45 minutes.
Pier Paolo Righi, president and chief govt officer of Karl Lagerfeld, mentioned the electrical surfboard suits in with the late founder’s penchant for astonishing collaborations. Over his extraordinary profession, Lagerfeld designed all the pieces from crystal tableware and pens to crayon units and VIP helicopters.
Now a Karl Lagerfeld model ambassador and guide, Jondeau suited up in black tailoring and a white shirt for the promotional photos, wanting very James Bond as he sails over the water. He labored labored for Lagerfeld for 20 years as his bodyguard, private assistant, and personal secretary.
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