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Team ups

Leisure goes luxury

Team ups
06 January 2012

ShortList presents the finest collaborations between the leisurewear elite and top designers.

(Photography: Amy Currell)

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Adidas kick-started its collaboration with renowned Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto in 2002 to create a high-fashion collection, which it describes as “Sport Style — the future in sportswear”.

Printed black nylon tracksuit top £180, black jersey track pants with low crotch £200, and Honja hi-top trainers with mesh and stingray detailing £240 all by Y-3;

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Nike X Undercover

Nike and Japanese designer Jun Takahashi’s collection is rooted in a simple philosophy to create the best running product that strikes the perfect balance between style and functionality.

Convertible jacket (hooded track top) £250, top £85, mesh-lined trousers £165 and LunarSpider LT+ trainer £95 all by NIKE X UNDERCOVER; 0800-056 1640

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Puma by Hussein Chalayan

The sponsored_longform with British designer Hussein Chalayan includes a range of clothing using x-ray prints and a footwear collection of hybrid styles.

X-ray print windbreaker £80, x-ray print T-shirt £50, trousers £110 and Urban Swift trainers £200 all by PUMA BY HUSSEIN CHALAYAN;

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Adidas Originals by David Beckham/Design by J Bond

Adidas Originals and David Beckham, with Undefeated founder James Bond, have created a collegiate look with a modern uniform style.

DB pullover jacket £200, DB windbreaker trousers £180, trainers (ZX800 DB) £105 all by ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY DAVID BECKHAM/DESIGN BY J BOND;