Roger Federer and JW Anderson are becoming a member of forces for a brand new attire assortment.
The tennis legend and British style label designed by Jonathan Anderson are teaming as much as create a capsule assortment for Uniqlo. The gathering is alleged to mix Federer’s sports activities background with JW Anderson’s fashionable design codes.
That is the primary time Federer and JW Anderson are teaming up; nonetheless the tennis champion and style model, respectively, have every had longstanding relationships with Uniqlo. Federer has been a Uniqlo model ambassador since 2018 whereas Anderson has labored with the retailer since 2017, creating quite a few collections for each ladies and men.
“I’ve all the time needed to have a set good for enjoying tennis whereas additionally versatile for the opposite components of every day life,” Federer mentioned. “I’m lucky that Jonathan shared this imaginative and prescient. Collectively we have been capable of create a classy and cozy line rooted in a traditional tennis type. Jonathan is gifted, inventive and extremely down-to-earth. It has been a pleasure to work with him on this assortment.”
The nine-piece genderless assortment provides sportswear-inspired items like polos, sweaters, shorts, parkas and a sports activities bag designed in a black, white, grey and blue coloration palette. The gathering’s polo shirts and shorts have been designed with Uniqlo’s Dry Ex materials, which is alleged to maintain the wearer dry and funky.
Standout kinds embody a colorblocked crewneck sweater, a zipped fleece jacket and a white tracksuit with navy, inexperienced and white piping particulars.
“Once I was first approached about creating a set with Roger, I bear in mind being very blissful and excited. That’s as a result of I used to be so influenced by watching Roger play,” Anderson mentioned. “Pondering rather a lot about what LifeWear means for all of the totally different individuals who look as much as Roger, we designed a set that might be worn in an precise match, for a traditional look or simply as simply be worn round city. We’ve bought one thing that feels elevated, and it’s type of timeless.”
Uniqlo’s Roger Federer Assortment by JW Anderson will probably be out there for buy at Uniqlo shops and on-line beginning Aug. 28. The gathering ranges in value from $39.90 to $89.90.