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Leftfield Business Partnerships That Actually Made Sense

Shihab S Joi | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK

When one established company promotes another, tapping into each other’s markets and generating sales to a combined audience, it makes good business...

How Athleisure Broke The Style Mainstream

Claudia Canavan | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment that athleisure broke through. The child of athletic activities and downtime leisure (pretty yoga pants for ...

The Internet Is At War Over The Colour Of This Nike Sportswear

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Style

If you thought that you’d seen the last of the dress then think again as #colourgate rages on. This is as the internet has served up another helpin...

H&M, ASOS and Nike Commit To Using 100% Sustainable Cotton By 2025

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Style

ASOS, H&M, Marks & Spencer and Nike have joined the pledge to use 100% sustainable cotton by 2025. As part of the ‘Sustainable Cotton Communiqué...

The Most Successful Menswear Collaborations

Phillip Othen | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Style

Very little sells better than celebrity when it comes to fashion. But what’s proved to be the true winning collaborative time and time again is find...

Gender Inequality In Sport Is Rife, But Korfball Could Help

Ben King | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Sport
Ben King

So here's a rallying cry for organisations like Nike, Sport England and the BBC looking to champion gender equality in sport -- why not explore the burgeoning world of mixed-gender sports?

Why Leaders Must Become Future Fit To Avoid Long-Term Failure

Trevor Hardy | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Trevor Hardy

Being a leader in any organisation can sometimes be a lonely job, with this feeling only accentuated in times of great business and political uncertai...

Nike Model Grace Victory Shuts Down Plus-Size Haters On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Susan Devaney | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Style

Grace Victory has taken on critics on social media after they slated her debut modelling campaign for Nike’s plus-size collection. Can't quite ...

Nike Launches Lightweight Pro Hijab To Help More Muslim Women And Girls Access Sport

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Nike has created a new high-performance hijab for Muslim athletes, just in time for International Women’s Day. The new Nike Pro Hijab has been crea...

Nike Enlists London Fashion Bloggers To Front Fierce New Plus-Size Photoshoot

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Style

Nike called upon two fierce London fashion bloggers to model it’s latest plus-size collection. Danielle Vanier and Grace Victory shared images from ...

Why Bella Hadid's Half-Naked Nike Photo Is Deeply Unsettling

Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Style
Ellen Wallwork

The way this shot has been set up creates a deeply unsettling power dynamic: Bella is perched on Riccardo's knee - an infantilising position to be in - and he, the legendary designer, is presenting her to the camera.

Why It's Important Sport Makes A Stand Against Trump's Muslim Ban

David Alexander | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Sport
David Alexander

Sport gives individuals, communities and nations the opportunity to break down barriers, to forge new relationships and promote the principles of respect, teamwork and fair play that sit at the heart of sport's raison d'être. So is it any wonder that sporting icons have been at the forefront of criticism of Donald Trump?

Rose Gold Trainers Are The Perfect Addition To Your Festive Wardrobe

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Style

Looking for a festive wardrobe update, but didn’t quite fancy the idea of terrible slogan knitwear? Rose gold trainers are the Christmas miracle you...

Bella Hadid Body-Shamed For Being 'Too Thin' To Model For Nike

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Style

Bella Hadid has faced a wave of body-shaming on social media over her new contract with Nike. This week the 20-year-old supermodel announced she was p...

Nike's New Invention Is A Step Too Far

Mark Dolan | Posted 18.10.2016 | UK Comedy
Mark Dolan

Can all technology companies just dial it down for a while, so we can gather ourselves? No new models, no new operating systems, no new features. I just need a break from all of this constant improvement. I'm exhausted with it all.

Nike Created The Perfect Shoe For Pizza Fans

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Style

Love pizza so much you want to shove it into every orifice whilst simultaneously draping yourself in pizza-themed attire? The Nike SB Janoski ‘Peppe...

This Is What The Nike Logo Really Means

The Huffington Post | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Style

Is the Nike 'tick' logo really giving you the metaphorical thumbs up to 'Just Do It'? Apparently not. Nike co-founder Phil Knight has revealed the bra...

Sharapova: The Irony of Brand Ethics

Cohan Chew | Posted 25.03.2017 | UK Sport
Cohan Chew

Sharapova's critics will highlight the fact that she should at least have read the anti-doping part of the email, considering the fact that she was taking a drug. However, she had been taking it for ten years, during which it was completely legal.

England Launch New Kit For Euro 2016 And Twitter Can't Handle It

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Sport

England and Nike have unveiled their new strip for Euro 2016 and Twitter can't handle it. The Three Lions will stick with the traditional white home ...

Nike's Incredible 'Self-Tying' Trainers Are Here And Yes, You Can Buy Them

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Tech

Ever since we first saw Nike's incredible 'self-tying' trainers in 'Back To The Future' it became clear that the company was onto a winner. Well now, ...

Man Accidentally Orders Personalised Nike Trainers Saying 'Ian Beale'

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Style

Remember when everyone was engraving their name on iPods? Well, Nike has brought the trend into the modern age with a pretty nifty feature allowing yo...

Kevin Hart Kicks Off #MoveWithHart In London

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Sport

Hollywood actor and funnyman Kevin Hart ran through the streets of London yesterday as he was joined by a cast of hundreds. Hart, who's in the UK p...

You'll Want To Own All Of Nike's Black History Month Collection

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Style

Nike's Black History Month collection features trainers inspired by Serena Williams, Olympic athlete Sanya Richards-Ross and basketball stars Kobe Bry...

Nike Surprised Michael J. Fox With World's First 'Back To The Future' Self-Tying Trainers

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

Michael J. Fox tried on the first ever pair of self-tying trainers in honour of Back to the Future day on Wednesday. The Nike Mags are inspired by ...

Band T-Shirt Fans Will Drool Over These Classic Album Inspired Nikes

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Style

Fans of band t-shirts rejoice - a product designer has come up with a new way for you to show your music allegiance... on your feet. Danish design...