Nike to launch Japanese styled clothing with Sacai

Chitose Abe wearing sacai and Binx wearing new NikeLab x sacai Collection.The sportswear giant has teamed up with Sacai head designer Chitose Abe to produce an eight-piece capsule collection inspired by Nike’s running, tennis and American football clothing ranges. What can we expect from this new co-branding project from Nike, spotlighting textile innovation? “Many of her collections have inspired the design team at Nike, through her elegant and graceful application of materials,” commented Kurt Parker, vice president and creative director of Nike Sportswear. Other highlights of the collection are slip-on versions of Nike’s Air Max and Dunk sneakers, and trompe l’oeil Air Max wedges.