Summer 2022

K-Swiss and McLaren F1 Formula Team to Debut an Exclusive Partnership ThatWill Introduce a Premium Collection to theWorld Los Angeles-based heritage footwear brand K-SWISS and McLAREN RACING, a leader in Formula 1 racing, are proud to announce their exciting new partnership beginning in 2023 that will encapsulate the brands' sophistication and longevity within their respective categories. The collection truly comes at a thrilling period as Formula 1 continues to increase momentum and enthusiasts globally. Both brands possess a rich heritage. K-Swiss will be celebrating its 57th year while McLaren looks to celebrate its 60th in 2023. Other than being deeply rooted in heritage, both K-Swiss and McLaren put emphasis on elevated performance, giving this partnership an even larger opportunity to span the globe. K-Swiss and McLaren have developed a groundbreaking multi-year relationship that will debut in the late spring of 2023. For K-SWISS, a brand especially known for its genius collaborations, it is the first time the footwear brand will venture into the Formula 1 racing world with an energizing goal to evolve its presence and introduce new consumers to its widely celebrated rich heritage. As Formula 1 racing continues to grow globally at an exponential pace, especially within the U.S., the collaboration brings a new energy to K-Swiss' product assortment and presents an opportunity for the footwear brand to push its limits with innovation and product development. K-Swiss and McLaren will work together to elevate distinct tentpole moments including key races around the globe. "We are honored to be part of this exciting new and multi-year partnership and are looking forward to be joining McLaren on the racetrack. Each brand boasts a heritage that reflects the other's, replete with perseverance, innovation, and excellence. We hope that with this new partnership we develop a new base of loyalists and extend our legacies further," says Dave Grange, International Brand President at K-Swiss. K-Swiss and McLaren have worked closely together to develop a collection that complements the signature expressions and design ethos of both brands. "It is a pleasure to welcome K-Swiss to the McLaren Racing family and Formula 1. We are excited to work with a brand which has such a strong heritage and can provide our team with footwear that is reliable with a focus on performance while looking fantastic. I can't wait for the release of the collection." Lindsey Eckhouse, Director of Licensing, eCommerce & esports at McLaren Racing. The K-Swiss and McLaren collection will be on-going and consist of footwear and an assortment of apparel for consumers. In addition, performance-based footwear will be worn by the pit crew and engineers on the racetrack before it becomes available to the public. With this initial collection launch, there will be more to come and both K-Swiss and McLaren are thrilled to embark on this new journey together. The partnership will be available for consumers to purchase and will be available on, and select retailers.