Champion’s Esports-Oriented “Gamer Collection”

This tech-forward range was based on the brand's first sweatshirt design patent since 1952

Ever-growing and certainly accelerated by the absence of live sports, the esports category positions gamers as athletes and builds entire leagues around the various video games they play. From first-person, team strategy and shooter games to sport simulations, matches are televised, streamed on platforms like Twitch and YouTube and attended (when in-person attendance was permitted) by thousands. Unsurprisingly, there is a large industry of products …

Puma’s First-Ever Indigenous-Inspired Collection

Designed by artist Robert Young, the brand's "Dreamtime Borra Grounds" range

When labels team up with celebrities or high-fashion designers, their collaborations are bound to get plenty coverage. Puma has gone in a different direction with their latest release, and, while it might not get as much attention, it’s arguably more significant. Partnering with Melbourne-based indigenous artist Robert Young (a Gunnai, Gunditjmara Yorta Yorta and Waradgurie man who previously designed Puma’s 2018 Dreamtime guernseys for the …

Attaquer’s New Cycling Kit

This Australian range of bike gear will turn heads for the right reasons

Road-cycling kits used to be eye-catching for all the wrong reasons: badly designed, strewn with oddly-matched logos or just ill-fitting. The response, in the 2000s, was a return to the simple, classic aesthetic of the sport in its early years. Well-cut monochrome became the norm, and that, in turn, eventually sparked its own backlash. Jerseys and socks especially became eye-catching once more, but this time …