WATER WORLD: Anybody who follows Sébastien Jondeau on Instagram is aware of about his penchant for excessive sports activities, notably on water.
Cue what could be the world’s first electrical surfboard with designer branding. The Karl Lagerfeld X Esurf board, designed by Jondeau, carries the Karl Lagerfeld title, its 21 Rue Saint Guillaume brand – the handle of its Paris headquarters – in addition to Jondeau’s signature and a pink border, a function of the late designer’s hand-colored sketches.
The surfboard is already out there for pre-orders on Esurf.com, with a three- to four-week turnaround time. It may be delivered wherever on this planet besides Better China and North America.
The Esurf board doesn’t require any waves and may attain speeds of 64 kilometers per hour, or about 40 miles per hour. It weighs about 10 kilograms and retails for twenty-four,900 euros plus value-added taxes.
Based mostly in Monaco, Esurf was based final yr by Flavien Neyertz and payments its boards on the quickest on this planet, due to a robust motor and batteries that may gas it for as much as 45 minutes.
Pier Paolo Righi, president and chief govt officer of Karl Lagerfeld, mentioned the electrical surfboard suits in with the late founder’s penchant for startling collaborations. Over his extraordinary profession, Lagerfeld designed every thing from crystal tableware and pens to crayon units and VIP helicopters.
Now a Karl Lagerfeld model ambassador and advisor, Jondeau suited up in black tailoring and a white shirt for the promotional pictures, trying very James Bond as he sails over the water. He labored labored for Lagerfeld for 20 years as his bodyguard, private assistant, and personal secretary.