NikeLab X Stone Island Windrunner
Nike’s first foray into athletic outerwear debuted in 1979, with the Nike Windrunner. Representing the company’s timeless design mandate to harmonize type, function and emotion, the jacket solved a easy, but unanswered runner demand: non-inhibiting safety towards the elements. Just three years later, Stone Island was founded in Italy, defined by an analogous stone island beanie amazon drive Stone Island product to innovate. Difficult materials and textile norms, by pairing army and workwear inspirations with progressive fabric therapies and dying strategies, it launched wonderfully nuanced, technical jackets for everyday life. The ensuing decades noticed each companies emerge as leaders of their respective fields.