June 28, 2012
Nike and Levi’s have teamed up to produce high performance denim for skateboarding. The 511 Skateboarding is built specifically for skateboarders and integrates Nike’s innovative Dri-FIT and vectran technologies, coupled with Levi’s timeless design, meticulous craftsmanship, and popular fit of the 511 Skinny.
The 511 Skateboarding Jean will be offered in two versions, as well as multiple colors and washes and will be accompanied by an assortment of other collaborative products including a denim Trucker jacket and a two co-branded Nike Skateboarding shoes: the Omar Salazar LR and the Nike Pro Dunk Low.
The 511 Skateboarding Denim and Omar LR will release July 4 at select global retailers in limited numbers, while the Trucker Jacket and Dunk Low will be out August 1.
Check out a video with Omar Salazar below, showcasing the 511 denim:
words by Peter Williams