Monday, March 5, 2012

Nike x Undercover Gyakusou Spring 2012 Video

Style and function. Meditation and effort. Yin and yang. Nike and designer Jun Takahashi of Undercover present the best of both worlds with the Nike x Undercover Gyakusou Spring 2012 Men’s collection and the first ever Women’s collection! This high-performance running gear harmonizes Nike’s technical innovation with cutting-edge style and traditional craftsmanship of the fashion industries finest.

For this partnership with Nike, now in its fourth season, Takahashi continues to pay keen attention to freedom of movement, comfort, and storage solutions. With details such as concealed, carefully developed pockets that allow for essentials such as keys to be carried in silence, tops and jacket underarms are open for maximum ventilation and many of the pieces have been designed with curved and gathered sleeves to allow for the most natural arm motion, all made in Nike’s effective Dri-FIT technology fabrics to keep their athletes comfortable.

Here is a look from the behind the scenes of the Nike x Undercover Gyakusou Spring 2012 Men’s collection where you can isten to what Jun Takahashi has to say about his process in designing these two collections. He is the master of ying and yang!

Informational text and video courtesy of Black Frame NY.