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A historic clothing brand, Champion has collaborated with Fnatic on a capsule collection merging the worlds of fashion and esports.

The limited edition collection is comprised of four hoodie designs, each inspired by the ancient elemental concepts of Earth, Air, Fire and Water. With only 400 hoodies, the items represent different playstyles and character personalities commonly found in the world’s most popular games.

Each of the themes is represented by an entourage of Fnatic ambassadors bringing their own flavor to the capsule collection from a variety of mediums, including music and games.

One of South London’s most credible musical names, Che Lingo embodies the Water faction. With his critically acclaimed and award-nominated ‘The Worst Generation’ album (released on Idris Elba’s 7Wallace label), a litany of tracks featured in landmark games such as FIFA 22 and NBA2K, and featured three times on Jujutsu Kaisen Anime soundtrack; Che’s voice will be familiar to regular players.

Speaking about the importance of self-expression in creative formats, Che Lingo commented, “Making music and finding new ways to present real, tangible stories is what drives me creatively. Lanes can feel linear most of the time, so being able to speak my truth and continually reshape the landscape is exciting, not only for me, but also adds to the innovation we all crave.

“There’s a huge crossover of that in the gaming space, so this collection creates a positive space for players to bring their virtual characters into a real forum and truly engage beyond the screen. .”

Facing Element Earth, Jay-Ann Lopez, CEO and Founder of Black Girl Gamers™; a safe online space and platform that builds visibility for Black women in gaming and champions diversity and inclusion.

In a statement on fashion and gaming, Jay-Ann Lopez said, “Fashion has always been juxtaposed with gaming, but it’s something that many gamers from all walks of life enjoy. Fnatic’s collaboration with Champion takes an exciting step by creating a space for people to unite around a shared love of gaming and fashion.

The Fire element is represented by Tekkz, a FIFA Pro Player Champion for Fnatic, often referred to as the Lewis Hamilton of FIFA. Boaster, a Fnatic gaming superstar famous for his stage presence and high-level skills within Valorant, takes over as the Air team leader.

The intersection between gaming and fashion is a concept the esports company is constantly exploring. Fnatic founder Sam Matthews said in a statement, “Bridging the gap between fashion and gaming is something we intend to explore. The Champion x Fnatic collaboration is our opportunity to give back to the gaming community by providing fans with different ways to express their virtual fandoms in the real world as well.