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Adidas Terrex has teamed up with National Geographic on a new 32-piece hiking collection of high-performance outerwear. Revealed on Thursday, the new collection is inspired by the television network’s selection of rainforest photographs.
The limited edition drop, aimed to pay homage to National Geographic’s efforts to further rainforest education, conservation and awareness, includes several clothing items such as windbreakers, rain jackets, long-sleeve shirts, T-shirts, skirts and pants.
The clothing combines technical materials with style, designed with sweat-wicking fabrics, breathable textiles and accessible pockets.
The collaboration is the third between Adidas Terrex and National Geographic, having released two similar hiking collections in April and September of 2023 inspired by a range of nature photography and photography of the lights of the Aurora Borealis respectively.
The very first 51-piece collaborative collection, originally built to celebrate the role of photography in the culture of outdoor sport, featured the Terrex Swift R3 Gore-Tex Hiking Shoes. Available in white and purple colorways with contrasting details on each, the shoes were designed to mix the lightweight design and cushioning of trail running shoes with the stability and durability of hiking boots. Made from a Gore-Tex membrane to seal out water and a Continental rubber outsole for grip, the hiking shoe was crafted to comfortably support the wearer as they move through rocky or uneven terrain.
Nadia Svensson, the senior product director for BU Outdoor, expressed her thoughts on Adidas’ 2024 partnership with National Geographic, emphasizing the calming effects of natural imagery. “Being in nature is meditative and not many places captivate this emotion better than the rainforest. In this third chapter in our multi-season collaboration, we are inspired by National Geographic’s focus on nature and conservation, as the stunning, captivating hues of the rainforest are displayed in fresh ways across this 32-piece collection.”
The Adidas Terrex x National Geographic hiking collection is available to purchase at adidas.com, on the Adidas app and in selected retail stores.