That is the newest bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom, a Haute Couture-inspired mannequin dubbed Phantom Syntopia. The brand new mannequin was created in collaboration with famend Dutch designer and Haute Couturière Iris van Herpen and primarily based on Phantom Prolonged.
Phantom Syntopia is known as after Iris van Herpen’s landmark 2018 assortment and seeks to characterize the elusive great thing about fluid movement in strong supplies via its ‘Weaving Water’ theme. The Rolls-Royce Bespoke Collective developed a one-off Liquid Noir paint to create the shimmering exterior of the brand new Phantom Syntopia. The paint is Iridescent in daylight, it reveals Purple, Blue, Magenta and Gold undertones when considered at completely different angles.
An impact achieved by the marque’s darkest solid-black paint overlaid with a end incorporating a mirror-like pigment, chosen for its colour-shifting properties.
A brand-new method for making use of pigment to the clearcoat developed by the staff took a number of months, together with over 3,000 hours of testing and validation alone. The bonnet includes a delicate Weaving Water motif that additionally seems all through the inside.
The inside of the brand new mannequin options the Weaving Water Starlight Headliner, essentially the most technically difficult model of this signature Rolls-Royce characteristic ever produced. The headliner was created utilizing a single sheet of flawless leather-based with three-dimensional look, It’s completed with 162 delicate petals manufactured from glass organza and 187 of the 995 glowing fiber optic ‘stars’ have been hand positioned individually alongside the paintings. Your entire Headliner alone concerned nearly 700 collective hours of labor.
The motif was achieved by combining a number of coats of paint and lacquer with completely different portions of glass particles. To start, the floor was coated with a black paint combined with 0.9% glass particles then the artisans utilized the Weaving Water motif with a transparent coat combined with 1.4% of shimmer. It took 4 months for the Exterior Floor Centre staff to excellent this method.
Along with the inside, the Phantom Syntopia additionally options entrance seats completed in Magic Gray leather-based and rear seats upholstered with a specifically created silk-blend cloth with a particular sample. The seats are quilted with a Weaving Water motif, impressed by a tufting method which creates a three-dimensional depth whereas attaining a clean and seamless floor.
The brand new Phantom Syntopia is the primary Rolls-Royce automobile to include a Bespoke scent. The scent was developed by an professional perfumer in shut collaboration with the purchasers. The core scent of the perfume is cedarwood which was sourced specifically from the purchasers’ dwelling area. The event technique of the perfume took greater than two years together with rigorous testing in each highly regarded and really chilly temperatures.
Iris van Herpen will design a one-off garment for the purchasers of this transformative fee for a really Haute Couture expertise. The sculptural design of the gown options the Weaving Water theme much like Phantom Syntopia’s Starlight Headliner and is anticipated to take round six months of labor to finish.
Phantom Syntopia can be delivered to the purchasers’ personal assortment in Might and as a real one-of-one fee.