Champion has collaborated with sportswear brand Denim Tears founder Tremaine Emory on a new collection, Champion Tears. The collection references Champion’s design archive with original letterman jackets and its heritage collegiate sweats and tees. Alvin Ailey’s Dance Theatre helped inspire Emory’s take on these pieces. Champion Tears designs will include bright plaids and loose-gauge knits, jackets and hats on the red, black and green of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA).
The Champion Tears collection will launch in September in select retailers across the globe.