Dwyane Wade has named Alejandro Ingelmo as creative consultant for special projects for his startup Wade sport lifestyle brand created with China’s Li-Ning Co. For his first project, Ingelmo is designing two off-court fashion sneakers that will be available at retail in the spring.
“I’ve been a fan of Alejandro Ingelmo for a long time now and from the moment I partnered with Li-Ning, I’ve been excited to bring him onto our design team,” said Wade, a two-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat. “Alejandro’s knowledge of mixing fashion and street elements into his designs mirrors my personal style and the vision for the footwear we’ll be bringing to the market.”
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"