The superiority of baseball’s most innovative and progressive uniform, the Vapor Elite Uniform (the latest performance iteration of the Nike Vapor Collection), can be boiled down to a few telling elements:
The Vapor Elite Pants are 20% lighter than the sport’s traditional knit pants.
The Vapor Elite Jersey, made from stretch woven fabric, offers maximum mobility with minimal weight.
The True Vapor Fitted hat features an exclusive bill construction designed to reduce weight, improve moisture management and relieve pressure against the forehead.
But the whole is even greater than the sum of its parts: Each piece of apparel works with the others to enable athletes to be faster and push the game to new levels of performance and expression. This assertion will be put to the test starting February 19, when the University of North Carolina, Vanderbilt University and the University of Oregon debut the Nike Vapor Elite Uniform and team colorways of the Huarache 2K Filth.
Nike Vapor Elite Jersey
The Nike Vapor Elite Jersey is made of stretch woven fabric and tailored for maximum mobility with minimal weight. The elimination of side seams reduces arm abrasion and a full mesh back panel and mesh gussets underneath the arms enable breathability. A shaped hem reduces distracting bulk around the waist.
Nike Vapor Elite Pant
Twenty percent lighter than traditional knit pants, the Nike Vapor Elite Pant features a stretch woven fabric and targeted articulation for maximum mobility. The pant is also available in a throwback high version, equipped with an elastic gripper at the bottom of the cuff, allowing the pant to be worn above the sock. Ventilation in the rear knee facilitates thermoregulation, while forward-facing side seams help reduce drag when sliding