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Interview — ORIS Co-CEO Rolf Studer And Momotaro’s Katsu Manabe

HomeInterviewsInterview — ORIS Co-CEO Rolf Studer And Momotaro’s Katsu ManabeInterviewsVideoInterview — ORIS Co-CEO Rolf Studer And Momotaro’s Katsu Manabe Talking about their collab: Oris Sixty-Five × Momotaro play video by Robert-Jan Broer June 13, 2020 MIN READInterview — ORIS Co-CEO Rolf Studer And Momotaro’s Katsu ManabeIn this interview with Rolf Studer (Oris co-CEO) and Katsu Manabe (Momotaro), we talk about their new collaboration watch. The Oris Divers 65 Momotaro, with its turquoise dial and denim strap, is the product of these two independent players.
The bi-color (steel and bronze) Oris Divers 65 × Momotaro watch is not a limited edition, but an addition to Oris’s regular collection. We talk to Rolf Studer about doing special edition watches like these, and how these collaborations come to life. Katsu Manabe talks about the denim culture in Japan and how he got in touch with Oris. Both are completely down-to-Earth people as you will discover in our video interview and open ..

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Oris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro

HomeWatch ReleasesOris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro Watch ReleasesOrisOris Divers Sixty-Five × Momotaro A new indie collab between Oris and Japanese denim specialist, Momotaro by Ben Hodges April 24, 2020 MIN READOris Divers Sixty-Five × MomotaroFilling out another niche in the Sixty-Five collection from Oris is a collaboration with an independent jeans manufacturer, Momotaro, based in Japan. The strap takes an off-cut of indigo denim with two white “battle stripes” on the buckle end of the strap.
The twin stripes are a motif of Momotaro in their collection of high-end denim jeans and jackets made using vintage looms. While it wouldn’t vibe with the majority of my wardrobe, this strap would be the perfect complement to a street or sports outfit. As interesting as the strap is, however, it is that gorgeous dial color that steals the limelight.
Oris × MomotaroThis might just be my favorite dial design of the Divers Sixty-Five so far. The gradient mint-green dial is icy cool. It reminds ..