Spinning tales: The Hublot Classic Fusion line uses vintage fabrics

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Hublot’s collaboration with design maven Italia Independent continues with the Hublot Classic Fusion line, and this time the watches have been kitted out in vintage fabrics a la Sartoria Rubinacci.

More than 60,000sqm of houndstooth, tweeds and other classical weaves fill Rubinacci’s Milan, London and Naples stores. Amid the plethora, Hublot and Italia Independent chanced upon a collection of tartans from the 1970s that would stir the senses of any hot-blooded sartorialist.

Six fabrics were chosen by third-generation master tailor, Luca Rubinacci, based on the suits typically favoured by Italia Independent co-founder, Lapo Elkann, himself a veritable style icon par excellence.

The textiles grace the dials and straps of the watches, which Luca professes, looks “better than I could have hoped for".

Hublot’s | Italia Independent

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Published 30th April 2017
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