Olivier Rousteing the creative director for Balmain and NikeLab have collaborated in an exciting way. Together they’ve released the OR x Nike Collection. Available June 2 Nike says, “Olivier Rousteing merges high performance and high design to create a modern take on Nike heritage. N98 jackets for men and women and four styles of footwear, including a brand new and more contemporary take on the iconic Tiempo 94, lead a collection that features sleek new shapes and gold framed accents. This is a celebration of the football lifestyle, kicking off NikeLab’s Summer of Sport. This is Football Nouveau.”
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Olivier Rousteing says that he wanted to mix black and gold because black is sleet , chic, and timeless and the gold is about victory, winning.
NikeLab is not new to partnering with high fashion lines. Ricardo Tisci from Givency and Chito Se Abe from Sacai have also created memorable pieces with the brand. This sports and fashion collaboration is a hit.