Budweiser Experiences and HUF Launch Their Global Collection in India
The collection is a true blend of skate culture and fashion, fusing the unique values of the allied brands through a timeless drop.
Budweiser Experiences is back with their second drop of the year and this time it’s in collaboration with the leading global skate and streetwear brand, HUF. Following the international success of this iconic collection, the brand is all set to celebrate skate culture in India through the launch of this limited edition capsule. The collaboration features the HUF Dirtbag Crew spin on Budweiser’s classic script, bow-tie and label designs across a range of tees, hoodies, hats, button-ups, a retro-sportswear anorak and a vintage trucker denim jacket.
The collection is a true blend of skate culture and fashion, fusing the unique values of the allied brands through a timeless drop. In addition to the apparel line, Hufweiser collection also comprises of accessories including all-over print tote bags, insulated beer carriers, glass mugs, cruiser decks, slide sandals, ‘Come Back with a Six Pack’ doormats and a series of socks offered in collectible ‘Hufweiser’ cans. Rounding out the capsule is a special-edition Hupper 2 Hi, constructed in Bud’s signature-red canvas atop a beer-colored sole, and packaged in a 12-pack-inspired shoebox.
Commenting on the launch, Kartikeya Sharma, VP Marketing – South Asia, AB InBev opined “HUF is a true ambassador of skate culture worldwide and we are thrilled to have partnered with them for a unique collection. We are extremely excited to bring these pieces to the Indian shore and are certain that the synthesis of the brands will enable us to resonate with the skate fans in India. This drop is another effort to celebrate and support sub cultures in India and bring alive the synergies attached to the sport and fashion.”
The brand hosted a larger-than-life activation at BUDXMUMBAI, uniting Indian skating mavens, the likes of Gautham Kamath and Atita Verghese, to truly bring to the fore the budding skating phenomena as it exists in the country. The gathering witnessed an eclectic fashion showcase featuring real skaters adorning the classic pieces from the collection. To add to the fervor, skaters present were seen performing staggering tricks on especially designed ramps stationed at the venue, reveling in the liberating spirit of the sport.
The Hufweiser Collection will be available on www.budfactory.shopify.com
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