Streetwear and skateboarding brand HUF is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of the G-Shock GA2100HUF-5A collaboration. The unique design is inspired by sneaker culture and features a translucent white bezel, HUF’s signature neon green accents on the dial and LCD backlight, and a brown cloth band. A HUF logo appears on the dial and band, and a 20th anniversary logo is engraved on the stainless steel case back. The exclusive box pays tribute to the brand’s origins with a street map of San Francisco.
The base GA-2100 is one of the slimmest G-Shock models (at 48.5 x 45.4 x 11.8 mm) and is fully shock-resistant and water-resistant to 200 meters. This is the first GA-2100 to be released with a cloth band, with a total weight of 56 grams.
HUF, now based in Los Angeles, was founded in 2002 by New York-born skateboarder Keith Hufnagel in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. HUF currently has stores in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Japan.
The limited GA2100HUF-5A will go on sale in the U.S. on July 21, 2022, at www.casio.com/us. The watch will also be available at the G-Shock Soho Store in New York, the HUF website, flagship HUF stores, and select HUF retail partners. (Update: The watch ahs a price of $140.)
Update: The GA-2100HUF-5AJR (19,250 yen) will go on sale in Japan on July 22 (12:00) at www.hufworldwide.jp and HUF flagship stores, and at some Casio watch stores on August 5. The GA-2100HUF-5A was also announced for an international release.
Size: 48.5 × 45.4 × 11.8 mm Weight: 56 grams
Structure: Carbon Core Guard, resin case and bezel, cloth band, mineral glass
Protection: Shock Resistance, 200-meter Water Resistance Power: Battery (SR726W x 2, approx. 3-year life)
Features: World time (31 time zones, 48 cities + UTC, DST on/off), stopwatch (23:59’59 max, 1/100-second first 60 minutes, 1-second after 60 minutes, elapsed time, split time, 1st-2nd place times), countdown timer (24 hours, settable in seconds, minutes, and hours), 5 daily alarms, hourly time signal, dual LED light with 1.5 or 3-second afterglow, full auto-calendar, button tone on/off, hand shift feature, 12/24-hour format
The GA2100HUF-5A is the first GA-2100 watch with a cloth band. The translucent bezel and green accents give it a very attractive and unique style for the street.
HUF x G Shock GA2100HUF-5A Promo Video:
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