The Hybrid Edition™
BYBORRE and the GORE-TEX brand come together for the SS19 collection, which uses textiles as a design platform and redefines the way we think of collaborations.
Performance on the streets is as much about feeling confident, looking the part and being comfortable, as it is about being sheltered from the elements and your surroundings. The Hybrid Edition™ combines BYBORRE’s latest knit innovations and construction explorations, along with a capsule of garments using GORE-TEX’s INFINIUM™ fabrics. Turning lifestyles into textiles, BYBORRE is claiming comfort and performance for the urban environment.
Comfort, protection and aesthetics play an important role for the urban environment where today’s city dweller wants to be confident that their gear is up to the task at hand. Research into comfort resulted in clever use of GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ fabrics to create pieces that are a true meeting of two material worlds: GORE’s unparalleled knowledge regarding functional laminates and woven fabrics joined with BYBORRE’s expertise in pushing the boundaries of knit.
A multidirectional knit incorporating strong graphic lines, solid colours, contrast linework and sharp angles has resulted in a strong architectural fabric for this season’s 8-Bit jersey.
Graffiti covered freight trains speed past on the tracks that run along the backside of BYBORRE’s window lined studio. The fast moving trains inspired us to reach out to Boris Tellegen, an Amsterdam based artist and old-school Dutch graffitti master, to interpret the local freight train graffiti into a graphic for our SS19 collection. BYBORRE translated Tellegen’s graphic into a surface design for the SS19 range of 8-Bit fabrics latest 8-Bit Jersey made of soft Egyptian cotton.