Stone Island has always utilised the amazing fabric expertise at it is disposal to creat true efficiency garments that look eminently stylish and this co-lab is no totally different. here is what Carlo Rivetti has to say about it;
“An thrilling co-lab. Stone Island loves challenges. We supply our energy from challenges. It’s an awesome satisfaction to share our knowhow and expertise with Nike, which is undoubtedly a pinnacle chief in innovation and efficiency. /p>
Carlo Rivetti – Stone Island Chairman and inventive Director
Nikelab X Stone Island Windrunner
The Nike Windrunner was born throughout a time of firsts. Created by Nike’s first apparel designer in 1978 and revolutionary for its raglan sleeves and 26-degree chevron yoke, the jacket grew to become the first piece of Nike apparel worn by athletes at observe and field trials before and after competitors. Today, to commemorate this operating icon, the Nike Windrunner experiences one other first, the fabric innovation, the engineering and garment dyeing strategies of Stone Island.
In 2016 Nike is celebrating its foremost apparel icon: the Nike Windrunner Jacket. Designed within the late 0s, the silhouette has been a fixture on medal stands and metropolis streets ever since seen on everybody from distance runners to spinning b-boys. In the launch version of this yearlong celebration Nike and Stone Island merge the distinctiveness of two manufacturers to create a Stone Island novel garment. The chevron and hood of the NikeLab x Stone Island Windrunner are constructed with water and wind-resistant Mussola Gommata fabric, formed by bonding lightweight cotton muslin to an opaque polyurethane movie. Nylon Metal, a proprietary Stone Island fabric with a metallic sheen, is featured on the physique of the garment, which is lined with PrimaLoft®.
Whereas the exterior of the jacket is monochromatic, it mimics the normal Nike Windrunner colour blocking by Stone Island’s garment dyeing process. The result’s a subtle distinction between the shades of the Mussola Gommata and Nylon Steel fabrics.