Much of the world will turn its eyes and attention to South Africa this summer as the country hosts the 2010 World Cup. Back in North America, Chicago’s Saint Alfred and Nike have teamed up to create a unique creative experience. From within, you’ll find a mix of Nike Sportswear’s latest collection, Saint Alfred x Nike Co-Lab pieces as well as Nike Team apparel from your favorite teams. In addition, one of Chicago’s own Cody Hudson has put together a collection of 6 exclusive art pieces for the space. Stay tuned for more events from this upcoming space which opens for business on April 15th and will run throughout the summer.
Saint Alfred and Nike welcome you to a first look at our newest collaboration. A unique experience that incorporates art, music, and fashion around this summers World Cup games in South Africa. Stocked with a mix of Nike Sportswear, Saint Alfred x Nike Co-Lab pieces, and officially licensed Nike Team apparel the space is scheduled to last throughout this summers World Cup games.
With several events planned for summer 2010 we asked Chicago’s Cody Hudson to come thru and kick it off with us. Owner and Director of Chicago based design firm Struggle Inc., Cody has been on the International art scene for over a decade producing art of varying mediums on nearly every continent. Showings in Rocket Gallery (Tokyo), The Lazy Dog (Paris), Andrew Rafacz (Chicago), and MoCA to name a few.
Cody created 6 new works that are exclusive to the space. Visitors will not only have the opportunity to purchase these but also a chance to sit with one of our designers and customize it on-site, allowing them an accelerated view of the design and production process
Cody’s designs will only be available until April 30th. On May 1st we start the process all over again with a new artist, new works, and new events for entire month.
Nike x Saint Alfred opens for business on Thursday, April 15th. Hours of operation for April are 12 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Days and Hours of operation will expand over the course of the summer, a full calendar of events will be available shortly.
It’s good to be in Chicago this summer.