Published on March 15th, 2022 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Limited Paradise Youth Club G-Shock To Hit Stores This Month
This collaborative model evokes the founder of PYC’s first memories of the G-Shock
Casio Malaysia has teamed up with Indonesian fashion label Paradise Youth Club (PYC) to offer the limited edition G-Shock DW-6900PYU21 watch. Inspired by PYC’s Fall Winter Collection called Power Source and based on the DW-6900 model, the watch features silver-coloured bezel and band for a futuristic look, with light green face and front button providing a striking contrast. It has a hidden feature, which is the “Power Source” wording that will appear on the face when the backlight is turned. What’s more, the caseback is engraved with the phrase “Guide to the Paradise Highway”.
According to Casio Malaysia, the G-Shock DW-6900PYU21 will be available at all authorised G-Shock stores, G-Factory stores and its e-commerce website starting in the middle of this month, at a retail price of RM549. However, a quick check on the website reveals that the model has already been sold out.
Here’s the press release and full specifications:
Casio Malaysia has officially announced the remarkable collaboration model with the fashion brand, Paradise Youth Club. This is the first time Casio collaborate with Paradise Youth Club in launching a limited-edition G-SHOCK DW-6900PYU21 in Malaysia.
DW-6900 was released in 1995, which was the first G-SHOCK to feature an EL backlight. The backlight’s ability to display text or a symbol became a popular feature. Also, the series won fans as a “Triple Graph” model and has remained just as popular to this day. In terms of specification, the watch is shock-resistant and has 200-meter water resistance.
Taking inspiration from Power Source, the recent Fall Winter Collection from PYC, explores the digital network that became the main power source to people’s life since its beginning and now. In essence, we are a puppet to so called the master itself — internet. Thus, the design chose for this collaboration took a futuristic approach with its silver band. The DW-6900 was a personal touch by the PYC’s founder as it brings their first memories of G-Shock.
Paradise Youth Club DW-6900PYU21 is based on the DW-6900. The watch exudes futuristic elements by employing the silver-color bezel and band. The light green face and big front button become a good accent. By turning on the backlight, the word “Power Source” emerge. On the back case, the phrase “Guide to the Paradise Highway” is engraved.