Nike’s Native American focused N7 range is celebrating 7 years of raising money to funds to support sport in Native communities through the production of fresh kicks and gear.
For N7 summer range, the focus is on basketball and Jordan Brand has joined the effort for the first time with the production of kicks and gear.
Although the focus is basketball, Kevin Durant’s signature sneaker is not present because the KD 7 N7 released last year.
Jordan Brand entries to the collection include the Air Jordan 1 Low N7, Air Jordan 7 Retro N7 and the Jordan Super Fly 3 PO N7.
On the Nike side, Prime Hype DF adds to the basketball focus.
In addition to the basketball kicks and gear, the collection includes some running and general workout gear with editions of the Free 5.0 for men and women, and workout apparel for women.
The tagline for the collection is “Dare to Fly” and “Define Tomorrow”, which adorns to the apparel pieces in the range. The color palette for the collection is significant to the Native community, which Nike describes as…
A classic N7 palette infuses the collection: Turquoise represents friendship and community in Native communities, while red, yellow, white and black reflect the circle of life and four directions in the traditional Native American color wheel.
Jordan Brand shares the palette while adding other elements its own heritage to the design work…
The collection pays deep respect to the heritage of the Jordan Brand by creating a retro-inspired â€˜80s and â€˜90s look through bold graphics, color and font, paying homage to the key decades in Jordanâ€™s career.
This season’s N7 ambassadors are professional dancer Veronica Lind and hockey center Jordan Nolan.