Teva has the answer for shoppers looking to elevate their activewear game this summer. The go-to action sandal brand has partnered with British designer Christian Cowan for a vibrant, glittery collaboration that’s bringing a disco-ready aesthetic to everyone’s favorite “ugly shoe” style.

The two-piece collection fuses Teva’s sporty silhouette with Cowan’s signature hues (bold pinks) and material (glitter and metallics). The unisex styles include the Hurricane Gladiator-CC (pictured left), a Cowan-style take on Teva’s classic sandal in fluorescent pink and featuring recycled polyester straps, and the Hurricane XLT2 (below), a classic Teva sandal with a Durabrasion Rubber™ outsole, made for maximum traction, embellished with iridescent and plant-based glitter straps. 

“This collaboration is fun, free-spirited, and functional, and blends both our worlds together harmoniously,” said designer Christian Cowan in a press release. “I loved working with existing Teva silhouettes and dialing up the sparkle, a testament to Teva’s free-spirited nature.”

Since 2014, Cowan has established a predilection for unexpected materials, like vinyl, feathers, mesh, and sequin, and bold monochromatic numbers, becoming a favorite of celebrities like Lady Gaga, Cardi B, and Beyoncé. In 2018, he was a finalist for the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund. Last year, he partnered with Lil Nas X during fashion week on a campaign benefiting The Loveland Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to women and girls of color, launched by Rachel Cargle.

With this collaboration, Cowan is joining a long lineup of designers and brands, including Outdoor Voices, Anna Sui, and UGG, Polaroid, and Opening Ceremony, that have partnered with Teva to remake their iconic sandals. Retailing between $90 and $175, the capsule collection is now available in select retail stores, as well as online at Teva.com.

Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?

Christian Cowan’s Collab With Lil Nas X Gives Back

17 Teva-Like Sandals To Wear This Summer

Meet Christian Cowan, Fashion's New Prince Of Glam

Source link