If you haven't heard, a small Sabah based company had made into the international market. Wondering how? You may have heard about The Flash star, Thomas Grant Gustin is in a relationship with a Sabahan. Last December they visited Sabah and had an engagement party while they were in Sabah.
During their visit to Sabah, a photographer who is also the owner of Nayan Co had given Gustin a watch as an engagement present. In his appearance at the Teen Choice Awards Los Angeles, he had worn the watch.
In the picture he posted on Instagram, a fan asked him about his watch. Gustin replied "Nayan, a photographer I met in Malaysia gave it to me. It’s his own watch company. I love it.”
Since then, Nayan had received a lot of attention and love from various countries.
According to Free Malaysia Today, Fahan the giver of the watch is a big fan of The Flash. He was excited to see the star in his hometown and he was the photographer for their engagement ceremony. There he had given Gustin the watch.
Fahan also said that "he never imagined or expected he would wear it regularly." According to him, he has seen Gustin wearing the very same watch for in talk shows as well.
According to the article in Free Malaysia Today, since then Nayan had received tonnes of calls. Fahan said, "today alone we had 100 calls and Whatsapp messages in three hours."
Nayan now has 15 confirmed booking, probably even more now as it had been a good few hours. They are expecting more booking and with all these attention, they are also reducing the price of their watch to RM180 instead of RM280.
If you have been eyeing their watch for a while, now is the best time to get it! You can also support other local Sabahan brand by attending events such as Jesselton Artisan Market. Did you know Tiptopbandit is a Sabah brand as well? You can check out our store in Suria Sabah if you are interested!