If you were given a chance to design your favorite watch, anything you want, whatever color you prefer, would you grab that chance? Well, a lot of talented artists did when G-Shock announced the Design the National G-Shock competition that began in January this year. It sought to create an authentic Filipino watch strap that invoked a strong sense of nationalism.

After judging over 1,200 nationwide entries, G-Shock finally decided and announced the winner last July 5, 2018 during the grand launch at G-Shock’s flagship store at Ayala Mall Vertis North!

Philippine National Casio G-Shock Winner Dylan DylancoPhilippine National Casio G-Shock WatchAnd the design who won the grand prize winner is “Habi” designed by Dylan Dylanco. The inspiration behind her design is the use of ethnic patterns, which is a symbol of bravery, in the northern Ifugaos to the southern tribes of the Moros.

Philippine National Casio G-Shock WatchDylanco used the indigenous, symmetrical weaves in bright, bold, and contrasting colors fused together with elements of the Philippine flag – three stars and the sun – to arrive at her winning entry.

Philippine National Casio G-Shock WatchWith this, the new National G-Shock watch has a totem that epitomizes both the tradition of toughness of the iconic G-Shock line and the resilience of the Filipino people.

The National G-Shock Watch is also the first limited edition, Philippine-designed watch, which will only be available locally. A total of only 200 pieces will be available to the public at G-SHOCK stores from July 6, 2018 for Php 9,995 each.

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