After announcing a collaboration with Barbie last month, fashion brand Forever 21 has launched a limited-edition back-to-school collection with Airwalk, a global skate and action sports lifestyle brand.
The collaboration brings Airwalk’s legacy in skate culture to Forever 21 in the form of nostalgic designs that lean into the brand’s ‘80s and ‘90s heritage, through chain details, stripes, bold graphics, checkers, and more. The collection includes apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and kids.
Winnie Park, CEO, Forever 21 said, “Forever 21 and Airwalk have a shared So-Cal heritage, from the street to the beach, and this collaboration reflects that iconic style and rebellious attitude. This unique collection addresses current trends toward streetwear and nostalgia while driving relevancy with a new generation of back-to-school shoppers who are leaning into skate culture.”
For more than three decades, Airwalk has brought the So-Cal style and attitude to consumers around the world through its iconic aesthetic. In the first collaboration of the year for Airwalk, the brands come together to inspire nostalgia and those who crave the unconventional to express their individuality.
Jarrod Weber, Group President Lifestyle, Chief Brand Officer, Authentic Brands Group, one of this year’s Top Global Licensors stated, “We are incredibly pleased for consumers to experience this collaboration between two iconic brands. Airwalk’s association with skate culture alongside Forever 21’s ability to consistently deliver trend-forward fashion creates the opportunity for both brands to secure a strong and long-lasting relationship with younger audiences.”
The Forever 21 x Airwalk collaboration offering inclusive sizing for women, men, and kids will be available for a limited time, at all Forever 21 stores, on the Forever 21 app, and on the website.