Over the recent years, NikeLab has introduced some very elegant and glamorous unique capsule collections in collaboration with some of the most illustrious names in the fashion industry. These include the likes of Acronym, Ricardo Tisci and sacai. This time around, NileLab is joining forces with Olivier Rousteing who is the creative director of haute couture fashion house, Balmain. This collaboration makes perfect sense since this summer will mark the debut of Olivier’s Football Nouveau collection. Ever since he was child, Oliver has been a soccer aficionado, so this collaboration revolves around the most renowned soccer-inspired Nike lifestyle models, along with a brand new silhouette.
It is worth noting that this partnership is the second collaboration in the Summer of Sport series by NikeLab. The models that are a part of the Football Nouveau collection include the Free Hypervenom 2, the Free Mercurial and the Footscape Magista, but these are not all. Apparently, Nike granted Olivier Rousteing the unexpected opportunity to design a brand new silhouette to add to this collection. Thus, the model he managed to whip up has been dubbed the Roshe Tiempo VI, which sports uppers resembling Nike’s Tiempo football boots while resting upon Roshe outsoles.
Black and Golden happen to be Olivier’s signature color combination, which is the reason that all four sneakers are dressed up in different variations of this color scheme. The aesthetic inspiration behind this capsule also comes from the lifestyles of professional soccer players who will be taking part in the UEFA EURO 2016. Thus, the reason these shoes are sporting luxurious Gold finishes is because they are reflecting the champions. Of course, this collection also includes apparel like a N98 Jacket, all of which also feature a similar color scheme.
The entire NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing Football Nouveau collection can also be viewed in the above view, which also features Olivier himself. The four nike sneakers and the apparel from this collection are scheduled to make their retail debut on June 2nd at NikeLab retail stores and on Nike.com.
NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing Football Nouveau collection
Release Date:June 2nd,2016