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Creative Director June Ambrose Spearheads Puma's First-Ever Women’s Basketball Collection

Women athletes and sports fans will soon be able to rock new PUMA gear, thanks to celebrity stylist and designer June Ambrose. While leading as the sportswear brand’s creative director for women’s basketball, Ambrose’s first PUMA collection will release on Dec. 1, Business Insider reports. The upcoming collection has 25 pieces, which will feature on-court and off-court footwear and apparel including jackets, leggings, hoodies and bags.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by PUMA (@puma) “It goes from the court to the curbside,” Ambrose told Business Insider. “I’ve worked with the brand on redefining what it means to be stylish in sport. That’s been my goal, to bring style to sports.” As previously reported by AfroTech, the fashion icon snagged her role at Puma after Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z introduced her to PUMA’s global director of brand marketing Adam Petrick and CEO Bjørn Gulden to help elevate the brand by intertwining fashion. “The connection between style and sport is...

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 24, 2021

PUMA Names Fashion Icon June Ambrose As Creative Director

Women’s Wear Daily reports that PUMA just snagged iconic celebrity stylist June Ambrose as their new creative director. A fashion icon, with 200 music videos and two decades of experience under her belt, Ambrose is responsible for some of hip hop’s most iconic looks. From Missy Elliott’s inflatable garbage bag suit in “The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)” music video to Diddy’s shiny suit in “Mo Money, Mo Problems,” Ambrose has carved her own lane as an award-winning stylist, author, costume designer, and creative director. “There are very few people that indisputably shift culture. That is something June has done for over 25 years. Her pure energy and spirit come to life through her fashion and designs,” Jay-Z said, according to VOGUE. Because of Them We Can reports Jay-Z signed on as creative director of PUMA Hoops in 2018. His confidence in Ambrose’s talent and capabilities led the hip-hop mogul to introduce her to PUMA global director of brand marketing Adam Petrick and CEO Bjørn Gulden to...

Shanique Yates

Oct 12, 2020