IN THE NEWS
Dec 07, 2022
STARTER TEAM UP WITH TY MOPKINS ON LIMITED-EDITION HOLIDAY CAPSULE
Starter, the premium athletic brand established in 1971 and owned by Iconix International, has again teamed up with fashion and lifestyle manager, Ty Mopkins, to design an exclusive collection to celebrate the holidays. The collection consists of a hookup of a classic Starter Jacket and launch of the LFS-1 sneaker, all in festive red and white colorways. This limited-edition holiday pack will sure to be a hot item on Santa’s list.
The jacket will be available in 2 limited styles and will all feature the authentic Starter patch as well as an exclusive Ty Mopkins patch. The satin white body with red sleeves style affectionately named the “Candy Cane” will feature select NBA, MLB and NFL team logo’s executed in patent leather, the perfect match back to the collab’s LFS-1 shoes. The “Candy Cane” jacket will be available at select specialty retailers throughout the US. The Iconic Red Satin jacket with white quilted lining will feature select MLB teams in a special holiday-themed font and will be released exclusively at Foot Locker and Starter.com. The jackets will retail for $200 and $220, respectively.
The Starter x Ty Mopkins LFS-1 features a special “Santa sack” filled with a variety of shoelaces to give your LFS-1 custom looks all holiday long. A heritage low-cut silhouette gives a clean, streamlined look featuring genuine patent leather, a bold rubber outsole, lace-up closures, and secondary red and white laces for the ultimate holiday look. The shoes will be available exclusively at Starter.com and will retail for $100.
“We wanted to bring some excitement to retail with this Christmas release and give our supporters something different in the market like we have done so many times before with special releases. We will continue to raise the bar and celebrate sports license apparel by simply looking for the star” — Ty Mopkins.
Mopkins has collaborated with many prominent brands such as Nike, Adidas and New Era to add his unique touch to limited releases for the past several years. As a pillar for the city of Detroit, Mopkins continues to constantly give back to the community.