German partners Adidas & Parley for the Oceans for new collection
Unveiled ahead of the summer’s hottest turf tournament, the collection will be launched on the field by Adidas athletes Felix Auger-Aliassime, Elena Rybakina, Maria Sakkari, Dominic Thiem and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Cyrill Gutsch, CEO and Founder of Parley for the Oceans, commented, “This new collection will be making its debut at one of the most legendary tournaments of the year. And seeing Adidas athletes compete in apparel made of ocean plastic Parley makes them a true symbol of change. But we won’t stop there – to make this global tennis event impactful, parley is committed to blocking a plastic bottle from the islands for every minute they play on the court. For the oceans. Help from family court
Germany’s Adidas has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans to create a tennis collection made from ocean plastic waste. The collection is designed to help tackle plastic waste while remaining fully functional on the tennis court. All garments in the collection are partially made of Parley ocean plastic and feature custom designed motifs.
Dominic Thiem, a tennis player, said, “I want to use my platform to inspire positive change and taking care of the planet should be everyone’s top priority. That’s why I’m looking forward to wearing the Adidas x collection Parley FW22 on the field, to help raise awareness that getting rid of plastic waste is something we all need to do together, as a global community.”
The clothing collection features styles for men and women. For female players, the collection includes skirts, jerseys, crop tops, shorts, woven jackets, woven pants and skirts, and for male players, the collection includes t-shirts, shorts, and t-shirts. polo, 2-in-1 shorts, jacket, woven jacket and woven pants. It is available with Morse-code designs and laser-cut operations, inspired by ocean activists. The standout color of the collection is white with gold and black accents.
Parley for the Oceans will clean up one plastic bottle on the islands every minute an Adidas athlete competes during the tournament. The Adidas x Parley FW22 tennis collection is now available to Adidas Creators Club Members.
Fiber2 fashion news desk (HO)