Introducing the Sneaker Freaker x G-SHOCK DW-5700 ‘Redback’
A successor to 2015’s ‘Nightowl’ DW-6900 colab, the ‘Redback’ is a celebration of G-SHOCK’s 35th year on the scene and our very own 15th anniversary, so we knew we had to come up with something amazing — especially with Halloween right around the corner!
Inspired by the small — but highly deadly — antipodean arachnid known as the Redback spider, we came up with the perfect opportunity to revive G-SHOCK’s highly coveted ‘vampire’ display. This metallic blood red backing was last seen on just a handful of watches in 2003 for the watch brand’s 20th anniversary — and has never before been used in a colab!
The DW-5700 ‘Redback’ features a ‘Cool Grey’ matte resin housing and matching band, but flip it over and the backside is as venomous as the name suggests. Crimson band backings link to a devilishly black ion-plated co-branded backplate. Cobwebs ride up the lengths of the band, while subtle Sneaker Freaker and ‘Redback’ custom branding on the display add the perfect colab touch.
The Sneaker Freaker x G-SHOCK DW-5700 ‘Redback’ is slated for a limited release worldwide this November, but there’s an extra special treat for buyers who nab one through our online store on November 1.
Every ‘Redback’ purchase through the Sneaker Freaker webshop will receive their terrifying timepiece housed in custom coffin packaging, complete with limited-edition ‘Redback’ pin and exclusive matching STANCE Ventron foot covers.
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