Automotive Aesthete

Fashion brands leverage the cultural and aesthetic appeal of carmakers

Implications - The automotive and fashion industries have always been closely connected through a shared reliance on elegant design. Fashion and auto brands have thus made the connection official, with clothing, accessories, and even furnishing that is directly inspired by various auto brands' styles. This convergence shows the importance of brands' willingness to consider consumer interests outside of their own narrow industries when ideating new products.
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Car-Inspired One-Off Watches - The Urwerk x Laurent Ferrier Arpal One Watch is Limited to One Unit
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This Year and V. Hot 8,179 Clicks Pub: Jul 13, 17
Car-Inspired One-Off Watches
The Urwerk x Laurent Ferrier Arpal One Watch is Limited to One Unit
Created for November’s Only Watch 2017 charity auction, the Urwerk x Laurent Ferrier Arpal One Watch is an extremely limited-edition timepiece that looks to merge design aesthetics for one... [More]
Auto-Inspired Lounge Chairs - The Design of the 'Velar' Chair Takes Inspiration from Range Rover
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This Year and Hot 2,129 Clicks Pub: Nov 4, 17
Auto-Inspired Lounge Chairs
The Design of the 'Velar' Chair Takes Inspiration from Range Rover
As part of a collaboration with Land Rover, designer Victor Castanera was asked to create an object inspired by the Range Rover Velar. The finished result is the ‘Velar’ lounge chair,... [More]
Retro Car Clothing Collaborations - SSENSE's KAR / L’ART DE L’AUTOMOBILE Range is Ferrari-Inspired
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This Year and Warm 642 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 17
Retro Car Clothing Collaborations
SSENSE's KAR / L’ART DE L’AUTOMOBILE Range is Ferrari-Inspired
The online retailer SSENSE has partnered with KAR / L’ART DE L’AUTOMOBILE to offer consumers a speedy clothing collection inspired by the all-white vintage Ferrari. The collection is comprised... [More]
Grand Prix Sunglasses Collaborations - Ray-Ban Has Released a Collection with Scuderia Ferrari
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This Year and Warm 507 Clicks Pub: May 26, 17
Grand Prix Sunglasses Collaborations
Ray-Ban Has Released a Collection with Scuderia Ferrari
In honor of Monaco’s Grand Prix, Ray-Ban has teamed up with Scuderia Ferrari to release a Grand Prix sunglasses collaboration inspired by the elite Formula One team. With striking Ferrari... [More]
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