UNEXPECTED MATCH: Fila, which is celebrating its one hundred and tenth anniversary this yr, is additional increasing its roster of collaborations with one other capsule.
This time, Fila has joined forces with Y/Project, the Paris-based model established by the late Yohan Serfaty and designed, since 2013, by inventive director Glenn Martens.
The capsule, which might be formally unveiled on June 27, when Y/Project will current its males’s spring 2022 assortment with a digital occasion throughout Paris Fashion Week, combines Fila’s sporty heritage with Martens’ signature type, rooted in conceptual constructions and creative particulars.
The males’s and ladies’s streetwear capsule assortment, exhibiting juxtaposed logos and a coloration palette of white, navy, grey and pink, will embrace T-shirts, hoodies, polo attire, windbreakers, all enriched with eye-catching particulars, together with double collars, snap buttons, double sweats and shoulder straps, enabling the items to be worn in a number of methods. The vary additionally includes a number of equipment, resembling caps, sneakers, weekenders and tennis luggage.
“I see this collaboration, really, as a marriage of Y/Project’s experimental spirit and Fila’s innovative drive grounded in sportswear,” Martens mentioned. “The process was as easy as it was fun, and it allowed me to explore an openly streetwear direction that felt new. There is a fresh, happy vibe to the endeavor that I think is right for this moment.”
In conjunction with its one hundred and tenth anniversary, Fila already launched a variety of high-profile collaborations with stylist Katie Grand, Brooks Brothers, Acqua di Parma and MSGM, which unveiled in the course of the Roland Garros event in Paris a tennis capsule combining a up to date vibe with a contact of sensuality and romance.
Per week earlier than his Y/Project digital present in Paris, Martens will make his official debut as inventive director of Diesel unveiling his spring 2021 assortment designed for OTB’s model on June 21.
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