The NIKELAB X STONE ISLAND THE Year OF THE WINDRUNNER Collection kicks off the celebration of the iconic piece of apparel.
The iconic WINDRUNNER was designed by the brand’s first apparel designer back in 1978 and was revolutionary, with its raglan sleeves and 26-degree chevron yoke. The jacket became the primary piece of NIKE apparel worn by athletes at observe and area trials before, and after competition. Over the years it has gone on to develop into a staple of both the medal stands and town streets. To kick off the commemorative releases the WINDRUNNER shall be overhauled by STONE ISLAND, who are famous for fabric innovation, engineering and dyeing strategies.
The result’s a fusion of the 2 brandsaesthetics, with the fashionable interpretation sporting a water and wind-resistant chevron and hood constructed from Mussola Gommata fabric, while Nylon Steel fabric features on the physique and PrimaLoft expertise on the lining. The signature color-blocking is given a twist due to the garment dyeing course of that STONE ISLAND is famous for, with a choice of gray, pink, 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 can be a duo of the NIKE KOTH Extremely MID SI, in a choice of khaki or black, both of that are coated in polyurethane to make them resistant to the weather. The finishing touch for the collection 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.