Where to buy the Jacquemus x Nike sportswear collaboration
Not to be the person to say “I told you so”, but we did tell you that a Nike x Jacquemus collab was on the way. We just got the final confirmation we needed after Simon Porte Jacquemus announced on Instagram.
Three years in the making, the designer dropped hints of collaboration in his Fall/Winter 21 The mountain collection photographed in Hawaii, as well as through various selfies (including this one with his dachshund TouTou). The collaboration is focused on women but will arrive with a line of unisex footwear, namely a new iteration of Simon Porte’s favorite Nike style, the Humara. Its magic lies in the opportunity it gives Jacquemus to reach a wider audience and include something for everyone.
Drawing inspiration from Nike’s rich heritage in indoor and outdoor sports, especially the vintage ACG (All Conditions Gear) styles we’ve seen recently relaunched with models like Bella Hadid wearing full-length cargo skirts, it testifies to Simon Porte’s love for sport. which has always been at the heart of the brand. After all, he’s well documented with his iconic collection of hot hikers. The mountain. Naturally, the partnership will also be infused with the minimalist body-positive styles we recognize as Jacquemus’ DNA.
So what can we expect from Jacquemus x Nike? Based on the information we have so far, it will feature 15 neutral-toned pieces, including the reimagined Humara sneakers. There will be a pleated skirt in homage to her favorite athletes like Naomi Osaka, and a backless dress that nods to tennis heritage. A pair of pearl white seamless bike shorts will also make an appearance, leveraging Nike’s knowledge of materials and technical processes, in addition to pointing to Princess Diana. As for the rest? We’ll just have to wait a little longer to find out.
Speaking about the collaboration, in a press release, Simon Porte Jacquemus said: “For this collaboration with Nike, I wanted to create a collection that reinterprets sportswear for athletic women in a minimal way”, he said. -he announces. “I’ve always been inspired by vintage ACG pieces and 90s Nike campaigns. With that imagery in mind, we designed women’s activewear with sultry details and neutral colors, as well as my own interpretation of the Humara – my favorite Nike shoe. It was important that the collection was accessible, for all body types, and that it was a natural blend of Jacquemus style and Nike performance,” he continued.
You can shop Jacquemus x Nike exclusively on the Jacquemus website from June 28, 2022.