Limited to merely 30 pieces, the timepiece was pretty special for Mille, which doesn’t often partner with its
To be fair, it wasn’t
In fact, Mille and Pharrell’s partnership is so special that the pair have reconvened for a follow-up to the signature timepiece, of sorts.
And, even then, you aren’t guaranteed one: 30 editions of Pharrell’s Mille watches were made but only 15 iterations of “Distant Bliss” exist, so this thing is twice is exclusive (I think that math checks out).
But what is “Distant Bliss?” Handmade in LA, the 14″-tall resin sculpture channels Pharrell’s obsession with outer space (see: the
Paradoxically lifting off even as he’s weighed down by balloons, the little figure wears a backpack that matches Richard Mille’s tonneu shape. “Distant Bliss” also comes with a display stand made by Ault Studio, so the 15 owners can flex on the 15 other people who had the chance to cop but missed out.
Richard Mille watches are some of
With “Distant Bliss” in play, Pharrell’s Mille may have outpaced even the most in-demand Milles — hard not to imagine the watch and sculpture being offered as some kind of record-breaking combo pack at auction eventually.