SKAGEN Denmark, known for their Danish aesthetic to minimalism and high-end craftsmanship, presented their Fall/Winter collection suitable for every watch wearer atAamanns-Copenhagan in TriBeCa. In between cocktail sips and noshing on Danish delicacies, we learned about how it’s made from the highest quality of material, about their latest collaboration, IKON, and about details that would have gone unnoticed from SKAGENs newest Creative Director, Thomas Bennedsen.
PERSPEKTIV – The men’s collection was inspired by nature with its rustic, outdoorsy leather watchband hues, while the woman’s collection looks to have been inspired by its female counterpart. With it’s smaller frame and polished face, PERSPEKTIVE women is clean, sophisticates and professional. While PERSPEKTIV men continues its Bear Grylls like sensibility with a more industrial look and large, easy to read numbers.
KLASSIK – Both men’s and women’s collections feature minimalistic dials, simple characters and slim silhouettes providing an innate sleek look and feel. Available in mesh, leather and chain link bands, KLASSIK provides the beauty of a timepiece without any flamboyant aesthetic.
AKTIV– It’s just like the name implies. AKTIV keeps time and tells the date while other go as far as informing you of the day and hour, which I love. Based off of the concept of urban style and durability, these watches provide the on trend large face, come in variable colors and styles, plus can be used in various daily activities from keeping time during your morning run or counting down the seconds to when that long afternoon meeting finally ends.
IKON – IKON is SKAGENs limited edition collaboration with renowned Japanese industrial designer, Hiromichi Konno. Known for his work with Fritz Hansen and Fiera Milano, Konno has created unisex timepieces merging Danish design with Japanese art ideology. Described by Konno as, “hands embracing the precious moment of present and future,” this collection will not be manufactured in perpetuity, producing only 1,000 units.