G-SHOCK drops a new set of GD-X6900MC watches adorned with various camouflage patterns. Snow, urban, woodland and desert-patterned versions of the rugged timepiece are all offered, sporting all the usual super-tough cases and shock-resistant technology that we’ve come to expect from the brand. The timepieces have just hit the brand’s Japanese webstore; stay tuned for a further release in the West.
Check out G-SHOCK’s latest collaborations with HUF and DQM for the time being.
Californian skate brand HUF have revealed their collaborative “Cracked Concrete” effort with G-Shock, after teasing the watch in their dream-like “What” short film earlier in the month.
Built on the platform of the skate-inspired GD400 and finished with a metal face protector, super illuminator LED and etched concrete style strap that gives the collab its name, the GD400HUF-1 is available for $190 USD now from Sneaker Politics.
Taiwanese clothing brand Remix Taipei joins Casio G-Shock to introduce the 10th Anniversary DW6900 watch. Showcasing a sleek matte black coating throughout the four function buttons, the collaborative watch highlights a signature Remix Taipei logo outline, which is superimposed directly over the LCD screen. Arriving in a special edition wooden compartment, the G-Shock silhouette features detailed branding at the bottom strap and under the high-tech headpiece.
Composed with all the functions and performance capabilities of the celebrated Casio G-Shock DW6900 model, the Remix Taipei rendition adds to the watch company’s long history of special, limited-edition collaborations. Anticipate the Remix Taipei x Casio G-Shock 10th Anniversary DW6900 watch to be available at select G-Shock retailers.
Casio introduces a new line of G-Shock models as part of its “Military Black Series.”
Consisting of four different models, including the GA-100MB, GA-110MB, GD-120MB and GD-400MB, the military black series highlights a stealthy all-black exterior coating as wearers can choose between a number of different face dial options and functionalities. Combining durability, technical function and sleek styling, the Military Black Series adds to G-Shock’s long history of providing audiences with performance wristwatches detailed with eye-catching aesthetics.
The Casio G-Shock military black series will be available next month at select G-Shock accounts.
Curated by art purveyors Arkitip, New York-based illustrator and artist Kevin Lyons has teamed up with G-Shock on a new rendition to its GB-5600B-K8JF model. The durable timepiece sports a grey rubber exterior with graphics of concrete blocks taking on the straps.
The watch draws inspiration from ska hits “Tougher Than Tough” by Derrick Morgan and “Concrete Jungle” by The Specials which speak on the gritty urban life in Kingston, Jamaica. The grey motifs take on the durable timepiece’s rubber exterior, complemented by graphics of concrete blocks seen across the strap, and furthered onto its packaging. Lyons describes the mix of graphics and illustrations as a”crazy combination of concrete meets toughness meets Rudeboy meets pyramids UPTOWN.”
Along with its bold makeup, the watch boasts a number of technologically-advanced elements, from Bluetooth wireless connectivity, phone calls via cellphone to time-telling for across 35 time zones. There’s even a vibration” function to alert you of incoming messages from your email and phone.
Check out the Kevin Lyons x G-Shock GB-5600B and head to Arkitip to purchase the timepiece for $200 USD.
To commemorate Ron Herman Japan on a successful five years in business, Hiroshi Fujiwara’s fragment design imprint links with Casio G-Shock to release a special edition DW-5600 wristwatch. Coated in a tonal white color scheme, this retro timepiece is brought to life by its illuminating digital screen, silver accents, and fragment’s double lightning bolt emblem hidden behind the time and date.
This collector’s piece will be available at select Ron Herman Japan stockists this fall.
Never to be left out, Casio makes an entrance into the action-camera arena – dominated chiefly by the likes of GoPro – with the release of its EX-FR10. Notably unique of its genre, the lens and the screen can be detached and used independently of one another, making mid-range (up to five meters) or hazardous shots easier. The lens portion harbors a f/2.8 lens, capturing photos at 14 megapixels and videos at 1080p resolution. The touchscreen controller stores images and videos using microSD, comes in an array of bold colorways, and features a rugged grip. Naturally, both parts are at IPX6-rated water- and dust-proof.
Look for the Casio EX-FR10 to drop this season in Japan, with an official stateside release soon to follow.
Casio G-Shock has unveiled a new collection of timepieces that incorporate a nice balance between aesthetics and functionality. Large cases are utilized to increase the toughness of these pieces, making them durable enough to handle a variety of rugged environments and situations.
As for the watch faces, the watches pair analog displays with LCD screens on the upper and lower parts of the piece. Finished in matte colors of black and white, the Casio G-Shock 2014 “Hyper Colors” collection can now be purchased at the brand’s online store.
Taking cues from the popular retro A-168wg-1b Gold watch, Casio G-Shock releases a collection of designs decked out in three shades of gold. Adding to over 31 years of heritage from various models across the G-Shock catalog, the ‘Crazy Gold’ collection brings a fashionable edge to well-known sporty design, aiming to reel in a modern generation of buyers and existing G-Shock fans.
The flashy series will dropping early this August at retailers and select stockists globally.
For its latest collaboration, Casio G-Shock teamed with Japanese fashion label N.HOOLYWOOD to release the DW-5600NH-1ER digital wristwatch. Resembling a military-specific “standard issue” timepiece, this mostly black watch features a resin band, multi-alarm, 1/100th second stopwatch, full calendar, countdown timer and all of the DW-5600’s basic functions.
You can expect to see this piece at select stockists later this month.