LI-NING‘s style-conscious creations prolong far beyond its imaginative sneaker offering, because the Chinese language sportswear large’s mainline providing now features a bevy of fashion-forward wearables. Quite a lot of these things are showcased in a brand new lookbook highlighting the most recent seasonal drop, dubbed “On Ping Pong.”
Whether or not you name it ping pong or table tennis, the game is vastly widespread in LI-NING’s native China the place the corporate endorses many high gamers, together with the game’s present Olympic and World Champion, Ma Lengthy. LI-NING’s SS20 assortment takes cues from the game, tweaking kinds as acquainted to tennis masters as ping pong specialists. These embody “paperweight” anoraks and breathable polo shirts in varied lengths, typically emblazoned with table tennis-inspired graphics. One picture, the quantity 11, attracts from the corporate’s founder, Li Ning, who wore the quantity whereas performing gymnastics within the 1984 Olympics.
Maybe essentially the most essential sportswear silhouette, the observe swimsuit, is organized in sweat and sport kinds, laden with LI-NING branding and technical textiles, appropriately accessorized with genderless headbands and shorts. Daring colours complement the placing footwear colorways, which embody loud slide sandals and colourful Solar Chaser sneakers, a brand new silhouette that hybridizes previous LI-NING choices. For a extra conventional take, the corporate revives its signature 001 OG sneaker, which was initially designed again in 1990 and is returning in a brand new type for 2020, the model’s 30th anniversary.
Most just lately, LI-NING linked with Soulland for collaborative Fall/Winter 2020 sneakers.