Models Adesuwa Aighewi and McKenna Hellan join forces with designer Yoon Ahn to launch her first Nike x AMBUSH collaboration. One half of the design vision behind Tokyo-based AMBUSH, Yoon Ahn was recently appointed men’s jewelry designer at Dior Homme. lb Kamara, i-D fashion editor, styles the trio for images by HART LESHKINA. / Makeup by Anne Sophie Costa; hair by Jawara
Ahn and Nike’s initial conversations began after AMBUSH was named an LVMH Prize Finalist in 2017. Nike was ready to combine Ahn’s Tokyo-inspired aesthetic with their world class spirit of functionality. The result taps into what Ahn calls “the new lifestyle.”
"Before how you dressed in the morning wasn't carried into nighttime, now we move through space and time more fluidly." The result, says Ahn is a new lifestyle that “is not so fragmented.” Ahn grew up in the United States and then studied graphic design in Boston, where she met her husband, rapper Verbal, the other half of AMBUSH.