The Spalding x UNKWN Collection Is Here
Spalding and UNKNWN have teamed up for an apparel collaboration. If you haven’t heard of the two, Spalding is the world’s largest basketball equipment brand and UNKWN is a brand for sport and fashion. This is the two’s very first collaboration. The collection is meant to celebrate the heritage of basketball and athletes all around the world. Spalding and UNKNWN chose high school athletes to be the face of this campaign. Dior Johnson, Oregon commit and Jada Williams, Spalding ambassador and UCLA commit are the main faces for the collection.
About the Collection
Head of Brand communications for Spalding, Matt Day said, “Jada and Dior exemplify the style, passion, and dedication to excellence this collection is about.” Those are just some of the athletes that helped to inspire the pieces.
During a press release Jason Kanter, CEO and Co-founder of UNKWN said,
“This collection was inspired by gameday looks and how athletes and sports have evolved over the years, especially with the help of a company like Spalding. We’ve witnessed a shift across all leagues and levels for players to feel empowered, and even encouraged, to incorporate personal styling into how they look showing up to their games, off the court, and in the gym. Our goal was to create a collection that supports these moments.”Kanter, 2021
This unisex collection supports these moments as the fresh looks help to empower and keep athletes confident on and off the court. The collection ranges in price from $45-$350.
A Look at the Collection
The collection includes a varsity inspired wool jacket. Along with there is also a shirt featuring the heritage of Spalding’s logos, dating back to 1876. There is also a pair of jacquard joggers that feature the Spalding and UNKWN logos embroidered throughout them. This unisex collection also features a quarter zip polo and jacquard track pants. The collection includes three major colors, pine grove, meerkat, and bright white. Swipe through below to get a look at the hottest sport collection out there now.