NikeLab And Stone Island Collaborate On Third Nike Windrunner
For the previous two seasons, NikeLab and Stone Island stone island micro reps down field jacket have collaborated to reimagine the Nike Windrunner. The primary, for Holiday 2015, combined Stone Island’s Nylon Metal fabric on the body with water and wind-resistant Mussola Gommata fabric on the chevron and hood. The second, for Fall 2016, mixed two water and wind-resistant nylons whereas mimicking traditional Nike Windrunner colorblocking. Each drew from Nike and Stone Island’s histories of innovating in sport and material design.
For the third installment of the collaboration, the design teams continued to prioritize consolation, weather safety and mobility. Made from a customized, dip-dyed rip-cease nylon fabric in three saturated mineral coloration options (khaki, olive and obsidian), the jacket has water-resistant coating on the outer fabric, interior wool fleece lining and a detachable, fleece-lined hood. Oversized, shearling-lined zip pockets protect valuables, in addition to a storm flap that snaps over the front zip for added wind safety. Further new options include a hidden coin sleeve pocket, a removable Stone Island badge and a customized-built zipper with TPU print for grip.