The Off-White™ capsule collaboration with Chicago Bulls, released on February 2, features four limited-edition designs, with a portion of the proceeds from this collection donating to the Virgil Abloh Foundation.
The collection celebrates designer Virgil Abloh’s great passion for basketball and his hometown of Chicago. The spark for this collaboration came through a conversation between Don C, CEO of Off-White, Andrea Grilli, and the Abloh family, with the ambition to create a special capsule that would celebrate the deep connection between the luxury fashion brand and the Sports team.
This special capsule collection consists of four limited-edition items: a T-shirt, a hoodie and two exclusive dual-color patched Varsity Jackets, all sporting a new logo created especially for the Off-White and Chicago Bulls collaboration. .
The steel gray and navy Varsity Jacket features Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull and a “Bulls” motif on the back, where double quotes pay subtle homage to Virgil Abloh’s enduring sign about questioning and reconsidering. -imagine it all Meanwhile, the red and cream combination plays with the idea of the debuts in sport and fashion of both protagonists of the collection: that of the Bulls in 1966 and that of Off-White in 2013. And to unite the designs, is the brand’s iconic Diag-stripe print on the sleeve.
Meanwhile, the hoodie and t-shirt simplify the iconography of the jacket in navy blue designs with the collection’s monograms, with “Off-White” on the front as well as “Bulls” and “Abloh” on the back. , accompanied by the caricatured mascot.
This capsule collection originally debuted in Paris last month when the Bulls played the Detroit Pistons in what was a momentous event on the international sports calendar, representing collegiate styles underpinned by an irreverent spirit.