Breaking: Olivier Rousteing of Balmain collaborates with NikeLab

Breaking: Olivier Rousteing of Balmain collaborates with NikeLab


Text: Andrea Sim

Image: Instagram | @olivier_rousteing
Image: Nike

Balmain's design prodigy, Olivier Rousteing, reveals a project in the works with NikeLab

How does one of the world's youngest, most celebrated designers break news of exciting collaborations in the pipeline these days? Why, on Instagram of course. Decidedly more open with his daily life than most other designers — follow @olivier_rousteing for inside peeks into the amfAR gala and moments with the Kardashians and Wests — Rousteing himself dropped the news with nothing more than the collab logo featured above, as a hint.

If the
creative director of Balmain and his tie-up with H&M last year was anything to go by, here's what we're certain of: Top-notch quality products in lashings of his signature colourway, black and gold. While we're still waiting for more information on what the NikeLab x Olivier Rousteing collaboration will entail, we leave you with the designer's parting hashtags: #DreamTeam, #Epic, #Champions. 'Nuff said. 

Article update: 24 May

The Olivier Rousteing x NikeLab lookbook has just been released. Get your first glimpse here: