Off-White Founder and Louis Vuitton Artistic Director Virgil Abloh has debuted his new streetwear collaboration Nike x Off-White \u201cFootball, Mon Amour.\u201d\r\n\r\nArriving in Australia on 15 June, the capsule features clothing, footwear and accessories inspired by the 2018 Russia World Cup and Abloh\u2019s passion for football.\r\n\r\nFor Abloh, designing football apparel is an opportunity to revisit his youth, playing hip-hop tracks on the way to high school soccer matches. The big and bold visual cues of sport were also vital to mixing lifestyle and sports branding.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\u201cThe great thing about the vocabulary and history of football is that aesthetically it has its own look,\u201d says Abloh. \u201cI was always inspired by the way European teams have a sponsor printed over the chest. When I was working on this collection, I wanted to celebrate the different variants of typography."\r\n\r\nThe jersey\u2019s black-and-white checkerboard is a nod to Czech strips. The logo, a lion juggling dots is Abloh paying homage to popular football crests and explaining at the most basic level, the optimal place on the foot to strike a ball. The checkerboard is also similar to the Louis Vuitton x FIFA capsule although Abloh does not design that one. Additionally, all the numbers refer to those Abloh wore during his playing years.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nNike x Off-White \u201cFootball, Mon Amour\u201d includes a Nike Flyknit Zoom Fly sneaker with the same dots as the jersey with a design that mimics football boots so you are subconsciously training all the time.\r\n\r\nThis is not the first collaboration between Nike and Off-White as the two brands also worked together on the epic footwear project "The Ten."\r\n\r\nThe Nike x Off-White \u201cFootball, Mon Amour\u201d capsule is available in Australia through Supply Store linked below.\r\n\r\nIn other World Cup news, Nike also designed the Australian team's attire, plus we've partnered with JBL to watch the games in style.\r\nCheck it out\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.