The collaboration of Adidas and Prada is nothing new. Already in 2019, both brands launched premium sneakers together. Nevertheless, the sporting goods giant and the noble brand 2022 provide a novelty: with "Adidas For Prada Re-Nylon" comes on January 13, 2022 for the first time a joint collection with a focus on sustainability. On the basis of the Adidas Originals Forum and the Re-Nylon fabric of the Italians, which according to their own information is 100 percent recyclable..
In addition to four sneaker models, the collection consists of tracksuits, sweaters, hoodies and a hat. The pieces are black and white and feature Adidas' signature three stripes as well as Prada's enameled triangle logo. Pieces are available starting at 380 euros. The new joint sneaker models start at 650 euros..
Collaborations between outdoor brand The North Face and the lifestyle brand Supreme have almost already tradition. Only in October 2021 came a new fall collection of the two players with parkas, functional jackets and hoodies on the market. And already in mid-December 2021, both followed up: In the follow-up line dominate faded denim prints on more jackets, pants, scarves, sleeping bags and more - all adorned by the two brand logos..
The collaboration with Supreme is far from the only collaboration of The North Face. In early 2022, the brand unveiled its latest joint line with street artist KAWS. The US American with roots in the graffiti scene is responsible for the outdoor outfits in bright colors. Not the first street art collaboration for The North Face: with Brain Dead, Extra Butter and Dover Street Market, there have already been projects with scene greatsin recent years.
Sports and eSports also come together in fashion: Rainbow Six Siege is one of the most popular tactical shooters in the eSports space. And the game now has its own fashion collection from a sportswear manufacturer: Italian brand Kappa has launched a collection based around Rainbow Six Siege in collaboration with game publisher Ubi Soft in early 2022. Sweatpants, hoodies and shirts are thereby provided with the Kappa and the Rainbow Six Siege logo.
The Canadian rapper Drake is a sports fan through and through. At the games of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA, he regularly sits in the audience. But ice hockey also keeps the musician busy. He is currently producing a documentary about black hockey players. His latest skate coup: an ice hockey collection from Drake's merchandise label October's Very Own (OCO) in collaboration with Canadian ice hockey equipment specialists Sherwood. OVO's distinctive owl is emblazoned on field hockey sticks, pucks and sports bags that the two brands have jointly launched in late 2021..
The London upscale department store Harrods and skater lifestyle - how should that fit together? The London skateboard brand Palace and the Harrods try it since December 2021 with the collaboration Palace Harrods. The exclusive skate collection, available only at Harrods, ranges from hoodies and skateboards to fine wines and luxurious coffee blends. And everything in the characteristic green and gold..
Simon Longland, Head of Menswear at Harrods explains the unusual collaboration: "It gives us the chance to target specialized and niche customers that we haven't been able to reach to this extent in the past."