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Ulysse Nardin Partnerships with 11TH Hour Racing Team via Paul Wilmot Communications for use by 360 MAGAZINE

ULYSSE NARDIN × 11TH HR

LUXURY SWISS WATCHMAKER ULYSSE NARDIN SETS SAIL WITH 11TH HOUR RACING TEAM

With a shared commitment toward positive impact for ocean health, Ulysse Nardin and 11th Hour Racing Team join forces to promote awareness of climate change and ocean health

 Luxury Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin announces its partnership with round the world offshore sailing outfit, 11th Hour Racing Team, joining the team as Official Timekeeper. Both share an intrinsic connection to the ocean and champion a message of the importance of ocean health for everyone.

Ulysse Nardin recently announced its role as the Official Time Partner of The Ocean Race and now they are excited to support one of the race’s competing teams.

Since its founding in 1846, the brand has historic ties to the maritime world having designed and manufactured some of the world’s most accurate mechanical marine chronometers allowing for precise nautical navigation and exploration. Today, Ulysse Nardin honors this tradition and passion for the world’s ocean seen both in its use of sustainable materials in the contemporary collections and through the brand’s partnerships.

11th Hour Racing Team is the only US team taking part in The Ocean Race 2022-23—billed as the world’s longest and toughest sporting event. With a home base in Newport, Rhode Island, the team has sustainability ingrained at the core of all team operations and the five-strong crew of professional sailors are supported by an international shore crew. The sailors will race their foiling 60-foot race boat, Mālama, 31,700 nautical miles [59,000 kilometers, 36,000 miles] around the world through some of the most inhospitable waters on the planet including the notoriously tough Southern Ocean, inspiring positive action for long-lasting change for ocean health.

Patrick Pruniaux CEO of Ulysse Nardin North America, said, “11th Hour Racing Team is the ideal partner for our brand. Like us, they are explorers. We strive to innovate through use of novel materials that lessen our impact on the environment and 11th Hour Racing Team employs cutting edge technology that proves sustainability can win the race.”

11th Hour Racing Team founder, Mark Towill, commented, “Time is ingrained in everything we do at 11th Hour Racing Team. From the precise second we cross the startline of The Ocean Race, the hundreds of thousands of minutes we will be pushing ourselves and the boat on each leg, to the critical hour we are at in relation to climate change. We are proud to be carrying the marque of a sustainably focused brand such as Ulysse Nardin and look forward to our partnership on this epic race around the planet.”

About Ulysse Nardin – Manufacture of Freedom.

Ulysse Nardin is the Manufacture inspired by the Ocean, producing advanced timepieces for explorers in pursuit of freedom.

Founded by Mr. Ulysse Nardin in 1846, the company owes its reputation to its links with the sea: its onboard marine chronometers are among the most award-winning and reliable ever designed.

A pioneer in innovative technologies and the use of high-tech materials such as silicium, Ulysse Nardin is one of the few integrated manufactures with the in-house expertise to produce its own high-precision components and movements. In 2001, the Maison changed the face of contemporary watchmaking by launching the first Freak.

To underscore its commitment to its favourite environment, Ulysse Nardin is active in supporting the preservation of the Ocean, focusing on two major areas: encouraging upcycling to reduce marine plastic pollution and developing scientific knowledge concerning the preservation of the sharks, its emblem.

Today, in the Swiss towns of Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds, Ulysse Nardin remains devoted to its quest for watchmaking perfection in four collections: Marine, Diver, Blast and Freak.

As of 2022, Ulysse Nardin and sister Maison Girard-Perregaux have formed an independent collective of high horology Manufactures.

About 11th Hour Racing Team

11th Hour Racing Team was formed in September 2019 and is led by American offshore sailors Charlie Enright and Mark Towill. Supported by title sponsor 11th Hour Racing, the Team’s mission is to build a high-performance ocean racing team with sustainability at the core of all operations, inspiring positive action among sailing and coastal communities, and global sports fans to create long-lasting change for ocean health. Towill and Enright have competed in the last two editions of The Ocean Race and the team is set to race in the inaugural, fully crewed IMOCA Class of The Ocean Race 2022-23 with their next-generation race boat – Mālama.

Ulysse Nardin Great White Driver via Paul Wilmot Communications for use by 360 MAGAZINE

ULYSSE NARDIN – GREAT WHITE

WITH THE NEW DIVER CHRONOGRAPH “GREAT WHITE” 44MM LIMITED EDITION, SAFEGUARDING A FUTURE FOR SHARKS BECOMES ULYSSE NARDIN’S TOP PRIORITY.

In honour of Shark Week and celebrating the launch of its new DIVER CHRONO GREAT WHITE, the Swiss watchmaking Maison raises its devotion to shark conservation around the world to the next level. Ulysse Nardin – a brand that has always had sharks on its radar – proudly announces its increasing support of a new fleet of shark conservation initiatives and partners:

  • Donating 1% FOR THE PLANET, pledging to donate 1% of annual sales of all “shark watches” to support non-profit organizations focused on sharks.
  • Partnering with SHARK TRUST, the leading European shark conservation charity actively working to reform unsustainable and unmanaged fisheries and the supply chain that drive the global consumption of shark products, through legislation and effective conservation actions.
  • And adding a new friend of the brand to the family – a new “Ulysses”-  MIKE COOTS, a Hawaii native who became an amputee when he lost his right leg in a tiger shark attack at 18 years old while bodyboarding. Mike soon realized the importance of preservation and has since become an advocate for saving sharks in an effort to maintain balance in the ecosystem.

Celebrating its new community of “shark” friends and partners including world-renown shark experts, divers, universities, and non-profits, Ulysse Nardin unveils a stunning, shark-themed limited edition of the 44 mm DIVER chrono.

Eyes on!

 Shark week – With their status as the apex predators of the sea and as a largely misunderstood species of marine life, sharks are the avatars and cherished icons of Ulysse Nardin. These majestic top predators are essential to the natural order of marine ecosystems.  Currently their most severe menace is from overfishing and many species are threatened with extinction. Sharks have been an irreplaceable resource for coastal communities in the developing world for centuries. Currently, this unique balance is in danger of being lost forever. Ulysse Nardin is dedicated to the conservation of sharks, one of the emblems of the iconic Swiss watch manufacturer.

A quick Shark retrospective at Ulysse Nardin:

2010      The very first Ulysse Nardin DIVER Hammerhead shark watch was created.

2018      The shark becomes a Ulysse Nardin emblem and the brand’s advertising campaign signature.

2018      Launch of the DIVER GREAT WHITE watch, rapidly sold-out.

2019      Launch of the DIVER BLUE SHARK model.

2020      The brand starts a SHARK TAGGING campaign with non-invasive techniques thanks to its partnership with the Acores University and the work of free diver Fred Buyle and PhD Doctor Jorge Fontes.

2020      Ulysse Nardin partners with the US based OCEARCH organization, a fascinating, shark-tracking app. Ocearch aims to share knowledge about “the links between shark, human and environmental health.”

2020      A young adult female Great White was caught and tagged off the coast of Massachusetts and named Andromache becoming ULYSSE NARDIN’s first official shark ambassador. She can be tracked through OCEARCH. HERE

2021      Launch of the DIVER LEMON SHARK timepiece with the Florida International University.

2022      The latest edition to the Ulysse Nardin’s diver collection, the DIVER CHRONOGRAPH GREAT WHITE comes to the surface in titanium and withstands 300 meters depth, in a limited edition of 300 pieces.

2022      The brand partners with SHARKTRUST, 1% FOR THE PLANET and MI.

DIVER CHRONOGRAPH 44MM GREAT WHITE

LIMITED EDITION

The new Diver 44mm chronograph is encapsulated in a sandblasted and satin-finish titanium case and displays a white, unidirectional, rotating, rubberized bezel. A contemporary and functional model designed specifically for the deep, it is a technical marvel fitted with the Caliber UN-150 self-winding movement; the watch works thanks to revolutionary Silicium technology, pioneered by Ulysse Nardin at its headquarters in Le Locle, Switzerland. It features a 30-minute counter, a 12-hour counter and a small second counter with date, escapement wheel, anchor & balance spring in Sicilicum. Touches of blue and white decorate the grey dial. The lettering “GREAT WHITE” appears below the Ulysse Nardin logo. And the silhouette of the animal is the key signature of the white rubber strap – while the grey of the dial is reminiscent of shark skin. The concave bezel with a domed sapphire glass creates a sleek look designed for those who consider exploring the depths of the ocean a personal challenge. Engineered to withstand 300-meter depth, the new diver watch is designed to inhabit the undersea environment right alongside its namesake. The Diver Chronograph 44mm Limited Edition Great White follows a long tradition of shark-named diver watches including a women’s Great White Diver launched in 2019. It is available in a limited series of just 300 pieces. 1% of the revenues from sales of this watch will be donated to the planet to support via non-profit organizations focused on sharks.

ABOUT 1% FOR THE PLANET

1% for the Planet is a global organization that exists to ensure that our planet and future generations thrive. We inspire businesses and individuals to support environmental non-profits through membership and everyday actions. We make environmental giving easy and effective through partnership advising, impact storytelling and third-party certification. Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, founder of BlueRibbon Flies, to date our business members and individual members have given hundreds of millions of dollars to our approved non-profit partners. Today, 1% for the Planet’s global network consists of thousands of businesses, individuals and environmental non-profits working toward a better future for all. Look for our logo to purchase for the planet, learn more, and join HERE.

ABOUT SHARK TRUST

The Shark Trust is the leading UK-based shark conservation charity. They work globally to safeguard the future of sharks and rays through positive change. The primary challenge in shark conservation is overfishing – addressing unsustainable and unmanaged fisheries. And the supply chains that drive the global consumption of shark products. A recent review documented that 1/3 of the 1200 shark and ray species are now classified as threatened on the IUCN Red List – the primary cause being the effects of overfishing. The global abundance of oceanic sharks and rays (those living on the high seas) has declined 71% over the last 50 years, primarily due to overfishing. The Shark Trust works actively to reform fisheries – both domestically and on the high seas – pushing for sustainable management and science-based catch limits. HERE

About Ulysse Nardin – Manufacture of Freedom

Ulysse Nardin is the Manufacture inspired by the Ocean, producing advanced timepieces for explorers in pursuit of freedom.

Founded by Mr. Ulysse Nardin in 1846, the company owes its reputation to its links with the sea: its onboard marine chronometers are among the most award-winning and reliable ever designed.

A pioneer in innovative technologies and the use of high-tech materials such as silicium, Ulysse Nardin is one of the few integrated manufactures with the in-house expertise to produce its own high-precision components and movements. In 2001, the Maison changed the face of contemporary watchmaking by launching the first Freak.

To underscore its commitment to its favourite environment, Ulysse Nardin is active in supporting the preservation of the Ocean, focusing on two major areas: encouraging upcycling to reduce marine plastic pollution and developing scientific knowledge concerning the preservation of the sharks, its emblem.

Today, in the Swiss towns of Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds, Ulysse Nardin remains devoted to its quest for watchmaking perfection in four collections: Marine, Diver, Blast and Freak.

As of 2022, Ulysse Nardin and sister Maison Girard-Perregaux have formed an independent collective of high horology Manufactures.

Mondaine Swiss watch with mesh band shot by Vaughn lowery for 360 magazine

MONDAINE WATCH

As part of its evo2 Collection, Mondaine Watch Ltd is launching an oversized version of one of its classic models. The new wristwatch, inspired by Bauhaus design, features a generous case diameter of 43 mm. The patented quick-change system makes it easy to switch between an elegant Milanese mesh band and a vegan grape leather strap HERE.

Iconic design meets generous dimensions

The latest MONDAINE evo2 is inspired by the Bauhaus design of the iconic Swiss Railways station clock. The key innovation: the diameter of the stainless-steel case is upsized to a generous 43 mm – giving this timepiece a prominent presence on every wrist. As well as making a stylish statement, the white or black dials with their minimalist Bauhaus design are impressively easy to read. The star of the show? The red second hand in the shape of a railway guard’s signalling disc. Thanks to its rounded contours, the evo2 43 mm nestles gently on the wrist, pampering the wearer with utmost comfort.

Milanese mesh band or vegan grape leather strap and quick-change system

It’s a matter of choice: the new oversized evo2 is available with an elegant Milanese mesh band or a vegan grape leather strap in black. The vegan strap consists of 75% eco-friendly plant-based composite material and 25% recycled PET. The evo2 collection features an ingenious quick-change system that makes it very easy to change the straps. The evo2

43 mm is powered by a high-precision Swiss RONDA 513 quartz movement. All MONDAINE watches embody Swiss quality and watchmaking tradition. They are hand-manufactured in Switzerland and tested for water resistance of 30 metres.

The new evo2 models with case sizes of 43 mm are available for $355 from selected watch retailers and at HERE.

Beyonce adidas x IVY PARK RODEO collection illustration via Alex Bogdan for use by 360 Magazine

IVY PARK RODEO

adidas and Beyoncé Launch Fourth IVY PARK Collection: “IVY PARK RODEO”

Ditch the ten-gallon hat and say “howdy” to stylish, western wear. adidas and Beyoncé are returning to present the latest adidas x IVY PARK collection. Inspired by the inimitable style and undeniable influence of Black cowboys and cowgirls, the “IVY Park Rodeo” collection celebrates the formidable impact of Black men and women on American Western culture. Beyoncé recently featured the fierce collection on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar. 360 Magazine is impressed at this fashionable collection that brings to light an important history that often goes unspoken. The collection celebrates the oft-hidden history of Black pioneers within cowboy and cowgirl culture and their continued influence and impact on the American Rodeo.

The Collection

A bold celebration of classic Americana reimagined for today, this is a refreshingly contemporary take on classic Western wear. IVY PARK Rodeo is where audacious design meets thoughtfully remixed classic streetwear and athletic wear fused with inspiration from the Black cowboy experience. The collection features 58 adult apparel styles, 5 adult footwear styles, and 13 different accessories. Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages can join in on the fashion show. Boasting dark denim fabrics and washed heavy French terry materials throughout, the apparel and accessories are elevated with unique denim monograms and bold purple glow cow prints. Utilitarian-inspired zips and snap fastenings complete the details.

Highlights from the apparel collection include a denim body suit and wide leg snap pant, a denim tracksuit, a washed French terry hoodie and matching sweatpants, denim chaps, a denim bucket hat, and a small cotton canvas waist bag. The footwear offering is exciting as well, with two colorways of the IVP Ultraboost – one which mimics the look of denim and a new colorway for the IVP Forum Mid. This collection introduces the new IVP Super Sleek “Chunky”, with an exaggerated outsole combined with a classic upper in two dynamic colorways.

The fourth IVY PARK collection launches exclusively on adidas’ website for 24 hours on August 19th and is followed by a wider global launch on August 20th.

adidas x IVY PARK Drop 4 consists of the IVP Super Sleek “Chunky” (priced at $140), the IVP Forum Mid (priced at $150), and the IVP Ultraboost (priced at $200.)

It is clear that adidas x IVY PARK  prioritizes inclusivity and diversity within all of their drops. Within this new capsule, clothing sizes range from XXXS-4XL / 1X-4X. Unisex sizes range from 4 US – 14 US, and specific women’s sizes range from 5 US – 14 US. Clothing prices range from $45 to $200 for adults.

With over 58 adult apparel styles, 5 adult footwear styles, and 13 accessories styles, there are plenty of choices for any wardrobe. Accessories including unisex hats, unisex bags, a denim bucket hat, a durag, socks, and bandanas. Accessory prices range from $25 – $75.

The collection concentrates on centering aesthetically pleasing colors and prints, including Dark Denim, Glory Blue, Dust Purple, Purple Glow, Ambient Blush, Prints are Dark Denim Monogram, Purple Glow Dark, Brown Cow Print. The soft, high-quality fabrics used in this collection include 100% Cotton 16.5oz blue twill denim, 99% Cotton 1% Elastane 10.8oz stretch blue denim, and 100% Cotton 13oz cow print cotton twill denim.

adidas and Beyoncé Introduce Kids’ Apparel for the First time with Fourth adidas x IVY PARK Collection: “IVY PARK Rodeo”

With this fourth launch, for the first time, adidas x IVY PARK introduces their kids’ collection, a capsule line of 16 apparel styles, offering an assortment of looks in sizes 2T-XL. Taking its creative inspiration from the adult collection, the line appeals to fashion conscious grown-ups who have a fresh eye on style and want their ‘mini-me’s’ to enjoy their wardrobe choices with the same enthusiasm and playful attitude towards fashion.

The Collection

A bold celebration of classic Americana reimagined for today, this is a refreshingly contemporary take on classic Western wear. IVY PARK Rodeo is where audacious design meets thoughtfully remixed classic streetwear and athletic wear fused with inspiration from the Black cowboy experience reimagined for the next generation. Highlights from the collection include purple glow cow print tights and a graphic t-shirt which reads ‘brought up rodeo’ in a printed cursive script font, as well as hoodies, shorts, sweatpants, and plain t-shirts.

The fourth IVY PARK collection launches exclusively on adidas’ website for 24 hours on August 19th and is followed by a wider global launch on August 20th.

The adidas x IVY PARK Drop 4 Kids offering consists of 16 kids apparel styles that include foundation and activewear (t-shirts, hoodies, shorts, sweatpants, and tights). Colors used within the collection include Purple Glow, Glory Blue and Ambient Blush and Off-White along with the Purple Cow Print. Clothing sizes range: 2T-XL for kids’ apparel and will be priced from $20 to $65.

  • Foundation: Washed French Terry Hoodie, Sweatpants, Crop and Graphic Tee
  • Active: Base Layer Boys Top and Tight, Woven Windbreaker and Short, Cow Print tight for Girls
Beyonce adidas x IVY PARK RODEO collection image via Kathryn Stelmack at PaulWilmotCommunications via Byl Thompson at Parkwood Entertainment for use by 360 Magazine
Beyonce adidas x IVY PARK RODEO collection image via Kathryn Stelmack at PaulWilmotCommunications via Byl Thompson at Parkwood Entertainment for use by 360 Magazine
Beyonce adidas x IVY PARK RODEO KIDS collection image via Kathryn Stelmack at PaulWilmotCommunications via Byl Thompson at Parkwood Entertainment for use by 360 Magazine