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Billie Eilish collaborates with Nike for eco-friendly sneakers, apparel collection
Billie Eilish and Nike have teamed up to create a sick, trendy sneaker and athleisure collab that is eco-friendly.
The "Happier Than Ever" singer emphasized that it was important for her to mix in environmentally preferred materials wherever possible and present them in a way that felt fresh.
Billie has become identified with oversized apparel and a seemingly unending sneaker collection since leaping to popularity in 2015 with her hit single "Ocean Eyes."
With her incredible style in the spotlight, sneakerheads were ecstatic to learn that the pop diva will be putting her own touch on the legendary Nike Air Force 1 as part of a four-piece capsule releasing on April 25 worldwide via Nike's SNKRS app.
The difficulty and opportunity with this collection, according to Ellish, was to honor the originals while making them her own.
Billie chose a synthetic nubuck material made from post-consumer recycled content for the AF1 design, giving the shoe a wonderfully soft look and feel while staying environmentally responsible. The shoe includes hefty mid-foot straps, a characteristic that pays homage to two other Nike classics, the Alpha Force Low and Air Trainer 3. What is the element that we adore the most? The sneaker's earthy, mushroom tint is quite adaptable.
The mushroom color scheme is carried over into the Nike x Billie Apparel Collection, which includes a hoodie, sweatpants, and T-shirt in Billie's favorite oversized style. Low-key silicone "Billie Eilish" graphics and a vertical rendering of the classic Nike "Swoosh" emblem cover the items.
Unlike several celebrity collaborations, this one is relatively inexpensive. Each fleece hoodie and pair of pants cost $100, while the T-shirt costs $45. According to the SNKRS app, the sneakers will be priced at $175.