Nike’s model of the monitor and field jacket has lengthy been a staple within the brand’s line of garments, having been decked in every technical fabric the outfit has ever developed. For the NikeLab x Stone Island Windrunner, nevertheless, they flip over the reins to the Italian premium menswear brand, turning out a jacket that’s quite not like any of its earlier iterations.
Benefiting from the fabric innovation, engineering, and dyeing strategies of Stone Island, the traditional monitor jacket will get an energetic makeover, giving the lengthy-operating design a whole new look for the approaching season. It does that while retaining the raglan sleeves and 26-degree chevron that the jacket has sported since 1978, making certain it innovates whereas staying true to an extended-operating tradition.
The NikeLab x Stone Island Windrunner’s construction is divided in two parts: an higher part made from Hyper Lite Membrana 7-denier nylon and a lower panel decked in Membrana 3L TC nylon. Both get coated with a wind- and water-resistant membrane to ensure it handles the crankier autumn weather, with an ultra-lightweight fabric lining on the lower half for comfort. For breathability, it gets eyelets under the arms, mesh lining on the upper part, and vents at the chevron to keep things cool even whereas staying coated from the weather.
Options include stretch mesh at the cuff, reflective elements on the zip pulls, and a packable design that enables the jacket to bundle into the left pocket, then rework right into a messenger bag for carrying comfortably. It is available in six colors.