BILLIE EILISH AND NIKE ARE LAUNCHING VEGAN AIR JORDANS
Celebrity artist and long-term vegan Billie Eilish will deliver her first pair of Air Jordans made in organization with Nike—and the shoes will be completely vegan. An enthusiast of Air Jordans since early on, Eilish’s new vegan shoes will highlight her mark on the insoles and be accessible in two styles: Air Jordan 15 in a neutral taupe hue and Air Jordan 1KO style in a “Ghost Green” colorway—suggestive of Eilish’s green hair tone before her new platinum look.
“I am so excited to finally share my two Air Jordan silhouettes with you,” Eilish announced on Instagram. “I’ve always loved [Air Jordans] and it was such an incredible and surreal experience getting to create these, especially in a sustainable fashion.
She decided to make a vegan variant of the Air Jordan 15 since it was her number one style as a kid. The Air Jordan 1KO style is one more top pick of hers since they are unbiased and can be worn with anything, from jeans to shorts to skirts. This tongue of the shoe will likewise highlight her mark “Blohsh” logo, which Eilish drew when she was 14 years of age. “I truly needed to have, similar to, very nearly a tribute to myself,” Eilish said slime green-colored shoes in a video.
The Billie Eilish x Air Jordan styles will be accessible through Eilish’s site on September 27 before launching in the Nike SNKRS application on September 30.
Billie Eilish’s Air Jordans will be vegan
Eilish’s expected Air Jordans will be made without animal products to line up with her vegan way of life. “I’ve generally adored Jordan and it was a particularly insane, strange, invigorating, overpowering experience to make these.
Like a major piece of that was the sustainability angle,” Eilish said. “We worked really hard on making them all 100-percent vegan, no leather, no animal anything. They’re over 20-percent recycled materials. Which is so dope to me. We can make cool sh*t and you don’t have to be wasteful.”
All through the COVID-19 pandemic, Eilish attempted to take care of weak and vulnerable communities while supporting nearby vegan cafés through the Support + Feed drive dispatched by her mom, Maggie Baird. Together with her family, they dispatched a sustainable vegan collection with H&M to collaborating with vegan Hollywood celebrity actor Woody Harrelson to make a short film that attaches animal agribusiness to the environment emergency, the 19-year-old has as of now done a great deal for the animals.
Eilish’s latest vegan activism was on full presentation during the current year’s Met Gala, which served a completely vegan menu without precedent for its over 70-year history.