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    UNDONE x Simple Union:
    無3 (MŪ3)

    (IM)PERMANENCE.
    (IM)PERFECTION & (IM)MORTALITY.

    Following the massively successful UNDONE x Simple Union collaborations that were sold out within hours, this year UNDONE x Simple Union introduces 無3 (MŪ3 ), a deeper introspection of Wabi Sabi’s aesthetic philosophy, inspired by an artisanal dimension of different textures and materials. The buddhist virtues of「無」,「常」,「苦」,「空」find renewed cadence in two reincarnations of the Kyoto Dial- rooted in the Japanese ancestral arts of Sometsuke (blue & white porcelain) and Urushi (Japanese lacquerware).

    We give you: the UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke and the UNDONE x Simple Union: Urushi.

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    Sometsuke
    USD$488
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    Urushi
    USD$445
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    KYOTO Pullover Hoodie
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    THE GIFT OF NATURE.
    A LETHAL LACQUER.

    URUSHI

    Inspired by Urushi (漆) and Maki-e (蒔絵), some of the oldest Japanese traditional arts that date as far back as 9,000 years, we create a black enamel painted dial, simulating the look of black lacquerware inspired by the art of Urushi. It is complemented by an inspired version of Maki-e, with golden colored paint sprinkled across the dial.

    A LETHAL INSPIRATION

    In traditional lacquerware art, raw lacquer is extracted from the toxic resin of the urushi tree. Historically, parts of the urushi tree were consumed by Japanese monks to complete their mummification process. The boundary of life and death was blurred – fatality could also lead to immortality.

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    A LETHAL INSPIRATION

    In traditional lacquerware art, raw lacquer is extracted from the toxic resin of the urushi tree. Historically, parts of the urushi tree were consumed by Japanese monks to complete their mummification process. The boundary of life and death was blurred – fatality could also lead to immortality.

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    THE ART OF MAKI-E

    A decoration method called Maki-e is applied to create a beautiful pattern of gold spots across the darkest dial. This art was hugely popular and celebrated in the Edo period (1603-1867).

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    LOVED BY ROYALTIES & UPPER CLASS

    Maki-e was originally used as collectible items for the nobles of the court as a symbol of power. UNDONE emulates the beauty of urushi and maki-e to bring you the aesthetics once enjoyed only by the best and the powerful.

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    LOVED BY ROYALTIES & UPPER CLASS

    Maki-e was originally used as collectible items for the nobles of the court as a symbol of power. UNDONE emulates the beauty of urushi and maki-e to bring you the aesthetics once enjoyed only by the best and the powerful.

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    PACKAGED TO IM(PERFECTION)

    Receive your watch in style with an upscale packaging to complement this collaboration. The rectangular box is accomplished by a sleek black sleeve, which is finished with a touch with a ceramic motif to further showcase the intricate art of Sometsuke.

    LUXURIOUS GOLD ON THE BLACKEST BLACK OF THE ANCIENTS

    BUDDHIST VIRTUES – STREET STYLE

    UNDONE x Simple Union

    KYOTO Pullover Hoodie

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    The UNDONE x Simple Union Kyoto Pullover Hoodie is a utilitarian staple that combines a roomy silhouette with ultra cool and meaningful design. The pullover features four luminous Kanji characters MU「無」, JO「常」, KU「苦」, KUN「空」, reflecting the Buddhist virtues and the three marks of existence: impermanence, suffering, and absence of self-nature.
    Other features include: Double-needle topstitch, dyed-to-match drawcords with tipped ends & metal eyelets, ribbed cuffs & waistband, 4 luminous Kanji characters on the sleeves
    The pullover hoodie is available in sizes M and L.

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    the KYOTO dial

    AN ORIENTAL REINTERPRETATION

    The classic California dial is cleverly transformed to showcase the 4 delicate grains of Kanji 無, 常, 苦, 空 on the top half of the dial.

    They signify the Buddhist teaching of impermanence, suffering, and absence of self-nature. The bottom half of the enamel-painted dial retains its normal numerals.

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    BEAUTY LOST & FOUND.
    IN THE HEART OF LIFE.

    SOMETSUKE

    A first for UNDONE and a daring experiment, the limited edition UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke features white porcelain-looking dial which is achieved by enamel paint polished into a glossy finish. To make it extra special, the dial is artistically cracked to reveal a golden-colored skeleton movement.

    SOMETSUKE

    A first for UNDONE and a daring experiment, the limited edition UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke features a rare and stunningly beautiful white and blue porcelain enamel dial that undergoes an extensive and intricate creation process. To make it extra special, the dial is artistically cracked to reveal a gold-colored skeleton movement.

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    SOMETSUKE

    A first for UNDONE and a daring experiment, the limited edition UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke features a rare and stunningly beautiful white and blue porcelain enamel dial that undergoes an extensive and intricate creation process. To make it extra special, the dial is artistically cracked to reveal a gold-colored skeleton movement.

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    SOMETSUKE

    A first for UNDONE and a daring experiment, the limited edition UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke features a rare and stunningly beautiful white and blue porcelain enamel dial that undergoes an extensive and intricate creation process. To make it extra special, the dial is artistically cracked to reveal a gold-colored skeleton movement.

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    KINTSUGI

    Intensifying the idea of 金継ぎ (Kintsugi) – an exploration of finding beauty in imperfection through patching broken porcelain – a bold crack across the enamel dial unexpectedly reveals a gold-colored skeleton movement. This is a highly sought after feature in the watch world and only seen in luxury watches. This design is inspired by the Kintsugi art of mending broken porcelain with gold to reinterpret beauty.

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    AN ANCIENT CRAFT

    An unprecedented design at UNDONE, the limited edition watch showcases a rare white porcelain enamel dial with blue hands and numerals. The distinctive color is most often seen on precious Chinese ceramic pieces from the Tang Dynasty. The hour marker at 12 is replaced with the Simple Union logo to mark this exciting collaboration.

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    AN ANCIENT CRAFT

    An unprecedented design at UNDONE, the limited edition watch showcases a rare white porcelain enamel dial with blue hands and numerals. The distinctive color is most often seen on precious Chinese ceramic pieces from the Tang Dynasty. The hour marker at 12 is replaced with the Simple Union logo to mark this exciting collaboration.

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    AN ANCIENT CRAFT

    An unprecedented design at UNDONE, the limited edition watch showcases a rare white porcelain enamel dial with blue hands and numerals. The distinctive color is most often seen on precious Chinese ceramic pieces from the Tang Dynasty. The hour marker at 12 is replaced with the Simple Union logo to mark this exciting collaboration.

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    IVY - Resilience
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    TORTOISE - Longevity
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    CAVALCADE - Luck, Ecstasy & Eternal life

    150+ YEAR OLD ANTIQUE KATAZOME STRAPS

    A Katazome strap packs a punch to the already unique UNDONE x Simple Union: Sometsuke.

    The extraordinarily charming strap is made from 150+ years old fabric. Katazome is a traditional dyeing method that originated from the Edo Period (more than 400 years ago). Each piece is uniquely designed and cut so no two pieces are the same.

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    Limited
    300PCS
    UNDONE x Simple Union
    Sometsuke
    USD$488
    sold out
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    Limited
    300PCS
    UNDONE x Simple Union
    Urushi
    USD$445
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    Limited
    300PCS
    UNDONE x Simple Union
    KYOTO Pullover Hoodie
    USD$89
    (USD$49 addon)
    View more