HUGO BOSS and Porsche strike international cooperation


November 11, 2018 | By RetailME Bureau

German brands HUGO BOSS and Porsche have decided to join forces. Beginning next year, their cooperation will centre on the two companies’ involvement in Formula E racing.

In its capacity as an official partner to the sport, HUGO BOSS – which already boasts a long tradition of motorsports sponsorship – has been successfully engaged in the electric-powered racing series since the end of 2017. From December 2019, the start of the next championship season, Porsche too will be joining the Formula E circuit with its own works team – outfitted by HUGO BOSS. The fashion group will also be the official outfitter to the entire Porsche motorsports team worldwide.

The shared passion for racing, and a fascination with perfect design and innovation, inspired the creative minds at HUGO BOSS to produce the ‘Porsche x BOSS’ capsule collection. Its standout features include premium leather and wool materials presented in the Porsche and HUGO BOSS colours of silver, black and red. Starting in March 2019, a range of menswear styles from the debut capsule collection will be available online and at BOSS stores.

“HUGO BOSS and Porsche are both synonymous with outstanding innovation and consummate quality. We have been working successfully with motorsports over recent years and decades. That is why, with the future-oriented Formula E, I am especially pleased that we are taking our cooperation to a new level,” says Mark Langer, CEO, HUGO BOSS AG.

“Formula E is an exceptionally attractive racing series. It offers us the perfect environment to strategically evolve our vehicles in terms of efficiency and sustainability. We’re looking forward to being on board in the 2019/2020 season. In this context, the renowned fashion group HUGO BOSS represents the perfect partner to outfit our team,” adds Oliver Blume, CEO, Porsche AG.

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