In November Victoria Beckham announced she could be Reebok’s state-of-the-art long-term layout partner. (Past collaborators include Vetements and Pyer Moss.) And on Friday she found out her first-ever series for the sports clothing logo, which become stimulated by means of the decade that launched her career. Though, in place of taking cues from her own nineties character, Posh Spice, Beckham drew proposal from some other icon of the generation: Shaquille O’Neal.
The first installment for Victoria Beckham x Reebok consists of streetwear-esque T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, and socks, all of which maintain to a simple black-and-white color scheme, with the occasional pink accessory. (Though, the clicking release for the gathering teases a constrained-edition “sunset orange colorway” so one can debut completely on Beckham’s e-commerce site.) In maintaining with the fashion designer’s penchant for minimalism, all of the tees and hoodies feature nearly the exact identical graphic—a tribute to Shaq—in one-of-a-kind color combos: his signature “dunkman” emblem on the the front, his remaining name and jersey range (34) on the lower back, and listing of his brilliant profession achievements printed beneath.
In a announcement Beckham explained that the concept for the capsule changed into planted at some point of a visit to the Reebok documents in Boston, back while their partnership became first announced. “When I consider Reebok, I think about the nineties and basketball—and consequently, of course, I think about Shaq,” she stated. “For me, this tablet truely represents a party of that era, Reebok and Shaq’s shared records in basketball, and the fantastic history pieces I found in those information.”
“The unisex approach and the nods to streetwear which are present in this tablet are vital factors that I will take via to the overall collection I am currently running on,” Beckham brought within the statement.
To promote the collection, Beckham modeled a number of the pieces, or even stepped into Shaq’s footwear at the basketball court. Check it out inside the clip, underneath.