The Nike Tech Fleece Collection Revolutionizes Cold-Weather Apparel

 - Aug 30, 2013
References: nike & fastcodesign
The latest apparel to come out of one of the--if not THE--biggest sports brands in the world will revolutionize winter sports and activities for athletes; the Nike Tech Fleece Collection ensures warmth in the colder months without bulking up bodies unnecessarily. It essentially boasts triple threat designs that strip away
"weight by trapping the athlete’s body heat with a trilayer fabric--two sheets of micro-thin cotton with a plush foam center in the middle," a written on Fast Co. Design. Essentially, the lightweight foam enhances performance quite like the Flyknit shoe.

Although it was unveiled in conjunction with the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Queens, New York, the Nike Tech Fleece Collection was nevertheless inspired by the surfing culture. It embraces the flat paneling and sleek silhouettes of wetsuits, Nike Design Director Jessica Laird reveals.