D.Ukrainians and Bulgarians announce a new one partnershipa meeting between two Italian icons in the respective worlds they share a common vision of innovation and designplus a large one passion for beauty.
From the collaboration it arises Bulgari Aluminum Ducati Special Edition, a sports watch produced in a limited series of one thousand units which celebrates the union between the jewelry house and the Italian motorcycle manufacturer.
The chronograph features a brand new Ducati red dial and three counters with a sporty style inspired by the graphics of the Ducati tachometer: black background, white indexes, red sphere. The hour indices do too reference to the aesthetics of the Borgo Panigale motorcycle manufacturer.
Andrea Ferraresi, Director of the Ducati Style Center: “The collaboration with Bulgari is based on many elements that we have in common, first of all the fact that it is another Italian brand for which design is much more than a corporate asset, it is a real reason for being. The search for lightness, the obsessive attention to detail, the use of fine materials and the creation of a distinctive and immediately recognizable design are the values that inspired us in this project. Working on this project with Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Product Creation Executive Director of Bulgari, whom I have known for 15 years, it was a way to meet our passions: motorcycles and haute horlogerie “.
Fabrizio Buonamassa Stigliani, Bulgari Product Creation Executive Director: “I had the great pleasure of visiting the Ducati factory in Borgo Panigale once again and meeting Andrea Ferraresi, discussing the many parallels between motorcycles and watches, our common passion for the beauty of mechanics and the approach to Italian design. For this special collaboration, the Bulgari Aluminum model was a natural choice thanks to the combination of materials, sporty character and iconic look. The red color and the recognizable font we use for the numbers on the dial are a nod to the fascinating universe of motorcycles. Ducati “.
Made with unconventional materialsthe watch has a aluminum case with a diameter of 40 mm with theiconic bezel and black rubber braceletwhile the crown and pushers are titanium.
The chronograph is water resistant to 100 meters and the BVL 130 automatic mechanical movement, which beats at a rate of 28,800 vibrations per hour, ensures accuracy to the tenth of a second.
The titanium caseback, with anti-wear DLC treatment, is personalized with the Ducati brand and serial number, testifying to the uniqueness of this limited edition piece. The watch is delivered in a special anodized aluminum box with rubber interior and soft touch finish, with the signatures of the two brands Ducati and Bulgari.
Collaboration with an Italian brand like Bulgari is for Ducati another opportunity to celebrate the excellence of Made in Italy and, at the same time, an opportunity for offer its enthusiasts experiences and products that go beyond the motorcycle sphereenhancing beauty, technology and passion.
The Bulgari Aluminum Ducati Special Edition chronograph is already on sale in Bulgari stores, at authorized dealers and on the brand’s website.