NikeLab has unveiled its latest collaboration with tennis player Roger Federer just ahead of next week’s Wimbledon championship. The “off-court” collection is the latest in NikeLab’s summer series of collaborations.
Federer will be taking part in his 18th Wimbledon tournament next week and Nike said his insights “ranging from material, color and silhouette preferences to personal stories, inform the collection’s design. Graphics and zippers connect to the 17-time Grand Slam champion’s legacy, while movement-conscious construction finished with grosgrain detailing reflects his appreciation of premium craftsmanship.”
The NikeCourt x Roger Federer collection contains apparel such as lightweight Henley tops, jackets, sweatshirts, joggers and shorts. as well as footwear including a reworking of the Nike flyknit shoe in navy and grey options.
It launches exclusively at the NikeLab 1948 LDN store on Bateman’s Row, EC2A on 23 June, and will then be available globally at nike.com/nikelab and select NikeLab stores beginning 30 June.
Last month NikeLab unveiled its football collaboration with Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing to co-incide with the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament currently underway in France.