Where to buy the Haider Ackermann x FILA collection? Release date and more details explored
French fashion designer Haider Ackermann recently announced on Instagram that he will be working with one of the biggest sportswear companies, FILA, to create unique clothing for men, women and accessories.
The Haider Ackermann x FILA collection is set to be unveiled at the show, which will take place in Manchester on November 17, 2022. After the show, the collaborative designs are set to be sold on FILA’s e-commerce site.
Haider Ackermann x FILA Collaborate on Apparel and Accessories Collection
Ackermann wrote in his post that he was “surprised” to have been chosen by FILA to design the ensuing collaboration. He also took the opportunity to declare that he will premiere at a fashion show in Manchester, UK. The designer explained to the Business of Fashion his decision to show the collection in Manchester in an email, which read:
“Manchester has an intriguing mix of colliding cultures. It’s a place where we hear the voices of young people — the wave they’re creating in sports, music and literature. And I wanted to focus on that perspective. unique.
FILA’s latest move to bolster its brand and regain pre-pandemic revenue levels is in association with the French fashion designer. The Seoul-based parent company, which controls both the Korean and American branches of FILA, recorded $2.8 billion in revenue as well as $245 million in net profit in 2021.
Through R&D spending and direct-to-consumer sales, FILA hopes to grow both its sporting prowess and its lifestyle segments, with a five-year strategic roadmap to reach $3.2 billion in revenue from brand by 2026.
In the past, FILA has collaborated with Y/Project to commemorate its 110th anniversary, as well as with Roksanda, Brandon Maxwell and celebrity stylist Katie Grand.
President Gene Yoon made the following statement regarding the future partnership for FILA and said:
“I have always admired the creativity of Haider Ackermann”, noting that the collection will represent “FILA’s latest evolution to be at the forefront of sport, style and fashion”.
Keep an eye out for the upcoming Haider Ackermann x FILA collaborative lineup. From November 17, the full assortment of gender-neutral items will be sold through FILA’s online site and its partner retailers.
Read more about Haider Ackermann
The Colombian-born French designer studied fashion design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp before launching his own line at Paris Fashion Week in 2001. He quickly gained notoriety for his designs interactive and genderless styles. Ackermann is acclaimed for his intellect and balances geometric, flowing shapes with a slim fit and relaxed fit.
With its distinctive draping, knotting and gathering techniques, the Paris-based company made a name for itself by receiving the Swiss Textiles Award in 2004 and the Fashion Group International Award in 2012.
The brand’s womenswear collection is distinctive, bold and adaptable, seamlessly merging ‘high’ and ‘low’ fashion elements. Gracefully designed shirts, pants, skirts, and dresses appear in fantastical textiles and multi-fabric panel structures, while casual knits, sweatshirts, and hoodies appear in oversized styles. a more relaxed aesthetic.
Ackermann’s resolutely contemporary ready-to-wear creations contributed to the emergence of a new era of haute couture.