The Year Of The Windrunner
The NIKELAB X STONE ISLAND THE 12 months OF THE WINDRUNNER Assortment kicks off the celebration of the iconic piece of apparel.
The iconic WINDRUNNER was designed by the brand’s first apparel designer again in 1978 and was revolutionary, with its raglan sleeves and 26-diploma chevron yoke. The jacket grew to become the primary piece of NIKE apparel worn by athletes at observe and subject trials before, and after competition. Over time it has gone on to grow to be a staple of both the medal stands and the city streets. To kick off the commemorative releases the WINDRUNNER will probably be overhauled by STONE ISLAND, who are famous for fabric innovation, engineering and dyeing vintage stone island clothing techniques.
The result’s a fusion of the 2 brands’ aesthetics, with the fashionable interpretation sporting a water and wind-resistant chevron and hood constructed from Mussola Gommata fabric, whilst Nylon Metallic fabric features on the body and PrimaLoft expertise on the lining. The signature color-blocking is given a twist due to the garment dyeing process that STONE ISLAND is well-known for, with a alternative of gray, purple, blue, navy, khaki or black. The finishing contact is the diagonal pockets with the zip fastening hidden by nylon tape.
Alongside the six colourways of the jacket there shall be a duo of the NIKE KOTH Ultra MID SI, in a selection of khaki or black, both of that are coated in polyurethane to make them resistant to the weather. The ending touch for the gathering is a pair of drawstring baggage, additionally in khaki or black, with chevron styling to imitate the WINDRUNNER. We should say we didn’t see this coming, however we are glad it did.