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CHICAGO/ROCKFORD, Mich. (May 18, 2021) – Stadium Goods, the world’s premier sneaker and streetwear marketplace, has teamed up with Chaco Footwear, the iconic outdoor lifestyle brand, to create a series of Chillos Slide designs.
The collaboration marks the first footwear release by Stadium Goods and is the first iteration of the brands’ partnership. This first drop includes two Stadium Goods colorways – “Blackout” and “Whiteout.”
“I love Chacos,” says Greig Bennett, Vice President of Brand Creative and Lead Designer for Stadium Goods. “Working with them has been something I have wanted to do for a while. The Z Sandal is iconic, but when I first wore the Chillos I knew that Chaco had a new hit that would resonate with our community. The collab speaks to both our aesthetic and Chaco’s innovative heritage.”
The monochromatic “Blackout” and “Whiteout” styles of the Chillos Slide feature tonal Stadium Goods branding on the model’s iconic Z/ Straps. The adjustable cinch buckles help achieve a perfect fit and all black or white footbeds and soles complete the sandal’s rugged but clean aesthetic.
Chaco’s Chillos Slides are meant for everyday casual wear and all manners of relaxation. These lightweight slides feature a soft contoured LUVSEAT™ arch-support footbed, high abrasion EVA outsoles to help ensure a long life for every pair, and an EVA foam midsole that allows them to float.
“We are excited to introduce our brand to a new audience and think that Stadium Goods is the perfect partner for this,” said Lyndi Bell, Brand Marketing Manager for Chaco. “Our collaboration is just getting started and we are looking forward to the things ahead.”
The Stadium Goods x Chaco Chillos Slides are available for both men and women and retail for $85 at Stadium Goods stores in New York and Chicago, online at StadiumGoods.com and Farfetch starting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
About Stadium Goods
Established in 2015 by John McPheters and Jed Stiller, Stadium Goods is the world’s premier marketplace for sneakers and streetwear. Founded and staffed by connoisseurs with decades of experience in the sneaker and streetwear industries, Stadium Goods is renowned both for its premium retail and e-commerce model as well as its deep roots in the culture and community surrounding sneakers and streetwear.
Stadium Goods received backing in 2017 from esteemed early-stage investors Forerunner Ventures, and in 2018 from LVMH Luxury Ventures. In January 2019, Farfetch acquired Stadium Goods, bringing about the next stage in the company’s evolution.
In addition to its online website and app, Stadium Goods has a brick-and-mortar store at 47 Howard Street in the heart of New York City’s Soho district, as well as a second retail location in Chicago at 60 East Walton Street on the Magnificent Mile. For more information, please visit stadiumgoods.com and @stadiumgoods.
Born on the river in 1989, Chaco builds premium footwear for the outdoor-minded. As a result of the brand’s proprietary LUVSEAT™ foot bed, the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) has awarded the Seal of Acceptance to all Chaco footwear styles. The APMA Seal is intended to raise awareness by identifying products of exceptional quality that are manufactured with comfort, health, and safety in mind. Simply put, Chaco is fit for adventure. Please visit us at www.chacos.com, Facebook: Chacos, Instagram: ChacoFootwear, Twitter: Chacousa.
Delaney Wood, Backbone Media
Diego Segura, Moxie Communications Group