NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing Collab

French fashion designer Olivier Rousteing and creative director of Balmain, is known for his tailored formfitting silhouettes. But it’s his love of football — dating back to childhood — that sits at the heart of the NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing: Football Nouveau collection. The second collaboration in NikeLab’s Summer of Sport series blends Nike innovation with Rousteing’s creative vision.

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NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing: Football Nouveau Collection

“Fashion is usually about the catwalk and the glamour, but with Nike it was about performance and the athletes,” explains Rousteing. “What I love about this collection is that we are integrating the iconic style of football into sport style.”

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NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing: Football Nouveau Collection

Taking the lifestyles of professional football players competing in Europe’s biggest championship this summer as inspiration, the men’s and women’s offerings are designed to meet off-pitch performance needs while pushing the sport’s aesthetic forward. Iconic football designs are reimagined through modern silhouettes and paired with luxury finishes, including touches of gold, the color of champions.

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NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing: Football Nouveau Collection

“Olivier was obsessed with the complete look, making sure each piece worked together — not just within the men’s and women’s collections, but also between the two,” confirms Jarrett Reynolds, NikeLab Senior Apparel Design Director. “At every design review, he’d ask, ‘Would a football player really wear that?’ That question helped keep the collection rooted in sport.”

The NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing: Football Nouveau collection will be available June 2 at nike.com/nikelab and select NikeLab stores.

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