Overwatch – OWL X STAPLE Collaboration

Overwatch – OWL X STAPLE Collaboration

Good news for Overwatch fans!

A collaboration between the Overwatch League and the designer Jeff Staple, has been announced today. Jeff Staple has been asked to design and create authentic player kits for esports. The kits have been designed with a gamer’s comfort in mind. The fit is cut and sewn to increase quality and wearability while gaming.

“This first-of-its-kind collaboration is a great reflection of esports’ evolution into a true lifestyle. This is not just a win for the Overwatch League and our fans, but for esports as an industry,” Daniel Cherry, chief marketing officer at Activision Blizzard Esports said. “We’re incredibly excited to be working with our friend and streetwear legend Jeff Staple on these team kits. Our players’ close partnership with Jeff can be seen and felt in the considered design elements included in the apparel. We cannot wait to see this gear worn on the streets of each of our Overwatch League team cities this season.”

Jeff Staple worked together with Overwatch League players throughout the design process to study the needs and confirm the kits were comfortable. The kits will be lightweight and breathable so they can be a functional uniform for competitions. The kits will include; A short sleeve jersey, long-sleeve jersey, Jacket, Compression sleeve, hat, and beanie. Each of the 20 League teams will have their kit.

“I have been observing esports for years and am a huge fan of what Overwatch League has been able to accomplish, so when they asked me to design their new kits, I was stoked,” Staple said.  “It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring the best of the esports and streetwear worlds together to create something totally unique & ground-breaking.  The kits are not only specifically engineered to perform to players’ specifications, but they’re also designed to look great outside the arena.”

Staple has been a streetwear Powerhouse and involved in the industry for over two decades. He has partnered with many top brands and mixed his style with their needs.

The pre-order for the OWL X STAPLE jersey will start on the 28th of January here.

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