HUBLOT and Manchester United
Come Together for a Night of Fashion and Charity
New York, NY (July 26, 2011) – On Monday, July 25, Hublot and legendary soccer club Manchester United teamed up for an elegant evening, in aid of the Manchester United Foundation.
During their five city US tour Manchester United attended the dinner at the iconic Cipriani Wall Street, all the players including Chicharito, Michael Owen, Patrice Evra, Rio Ferdinand, Nani and manager Sir Alex Ferguson participated in the ‘Art of Fusion Fashion Show’ showing off the latest timepieces from Hublot. Manchester United and Hublot have already collaborated on 3 watches, the latest of which the King Power Red Devil has grass from the hallowed turf of Old Trafford Stadium embedded in the indexes.
Following the runway show, a live auction that included Sir Alex Ferguson’s Hublot All Black Red timepiece, along with various Manchester United collectibles, was held. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Manchester United Foundation, which strives to improve the lives of children and young people around the World.
Beatrice de Quervain and Sir Alex Ferguson
[quote]Through the power of Football, Manchester United Foundation will develop our youngsters so that they are able to acquire qualities which will remain with them through life - being positive, believing in themselves, working hard and recognizing the importance of team work. These are all attributes which I instill every day in our players.[quote] said Sir Alex Ferguson.
said Mr. Jean-Claude Biver.We love working with Manchester United: they are extremely creative and concrete in their partnership approach and, like we do at Hublot, strongly believe in sharing and giving”
About Hublot, the exclusive story of Fusion
Hublot made its name 30 years ago when it became the first Swiss watch luxury brand to fuse precious metals with functional rubber, sparking a revolution for material innovation and aesthetics. In 2004, Mr. Jean-Claude Biver gave Hublot a great new boost and revolutionized watchmaking with the creation of the “Big Bang”, the multiple award-winning chronograph with a contemporary and elegant design, which marked the start of the spectacular success of the brand. For more information on Hublot visit Hublot.com.
About the Manchester United Foundation
The Foundation works with some of the world’s most disadvantaged youngsters using football to change their young lives for the better. It delivers football coaching, education, skills training, personal development and life changing experiences, providing children and young people with opportunities to develop their true potential. For more information on Manchester United Foundation visit www.mufoundation.org
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