Kaws x The North Face; What We Know | HypeDrop

Jan 5, 2022

Feeling the Winter chill? An upcoming collaboration with Kaws and The North Face should keep you warm.

The North Face and Kaws are no stranger to a collaboration or two. The outerwear label has worked with the likes of Supreme, Gucci and Timberland, while Brian Donnelly - the master mind behind Kaws - has joined forces with Nike, Comme des Garcons and A Bathing Ape. But surprisingly, in all their years as leading labels, the two have never worked together. Until now, that is.

Yesterday, the Internet lost it when Kaws unveiled a preview of The North Face's signature Mountain Jacket, with a slight twist. Though the sneak peak gave little away, it confirmed that 2022 was *already* off to a better start than the previous year.

Will it be a capsule collection? Will it be a single jacket in multiple colours? Unfortunately, we have little to go on. But we do know that the collaboration won't be one to miss!

Image via Kaws/Instagram

The early glimpse showcases two versions of The North Face's Mountain Jacket, dressed in an all-over abstract artwork in grey and purple. The jacket also features contrasting shoulder pads in red and black, both fitted with Kaws' 'XX' signature and The North Face logo. Captioned '#TheNorthFaceXXKAWS', we're hopeful that the collaboration features more than just the two jackets in shot.

The North Face x Gucci F/W 21 - Image via Highsnobiety

This collaboration isn't the only venture Kaws and The North Face have seen in recent months. In December, The North Face x Gucci debuted their second collection for A/W 21. The co-branded trek gear, made up of 126 individual pieces included monogrammed Nuptse jackets, retro windbreakers, floral down jackets, bucket hats, shoulder bags and so much more.

Kaws x Sacai x Nike Blazer Low - Image via House Of Heat

Meanwhile, Kaws has just wrapped up his collection with Sacai and Nike Blazer Low. The four distinct colourways - Neptune Blue, Team Red, Purple Dusk and Reed - are overbuilt and jagged, featuring layered shoelaces, tongues, eyestayes and midfoot Swooshes.

In the meantime, you can get your fix on HypeDrop! Both Kaws and The North Face are only a tap away.

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