New York and Lewisville, TX – January 6, 2022 – Sports Illustrated and JCPenney today launched Sports Illustrated for JCPenney, an inclusive, performance-driven lifestyle apparel line for men, women, and kids exclusively designed for JCPenney. Last month, The Sports Illustrated Awards had their first-ever halftime fashion show to officially unveil Sports Illustrated for JCPenney. Available in JCPenney stores and online starting today with seasonal refreshes all year-round, the line brings bold, inspired looks that create an unparalleled fusion of sport and style. To shop the collection starting with The Winter Drop visit www.jcpenney.com/sportsillustrated.
The Winter Drop is the first collection available today and offers a bold assortment of versatile and elevated activewear that focuses on form and function. Highly functional performance-driven materials were used to create this collection including stretch woven fabrics, centurion perforated mesh, softened scuba, fleece, cotton, and more. Design features include subtle SI branding and bold designs with retro flair on tracksuits, t-shirts, shorts, joggers, crop tops, sports bras, skirts, outerwear, and more.
All JCPenney stores will carry Womens and Mens at launch, 300 doors will carry Plus including Big and Tall, and Kids will launch in 300 doors. For Womens, sizes will range from XS-3XL. For Mens/Big & Tall, sizes will range from S-XXL and 1XLT-3XLT. For Kids, Boys sizes range from 4-20 and Girls sizes range from 4-16.
Sports Illustrated for JCPenney will be available year-round beginning with The Winter Drop launching online and in JCPenney stores on Thursday, Jan. 6. For more information, visit www.jcpenney.com/sportsillustrated.
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JCPenney proudly serves customers at more than 650 stores across the United States and Puerto Rico and at the Company’s flagship store, jcp.com. JCPenney is one of the nation’s largest retailers of apparel, home, jewelry, and beauty merchandise with a growing portfolio of private and national brands. Guided by the Golden Rule, JCPenney employs more than 50,000 associates worldwide and has served customers for over 119 years, playing a vital role in the communities it serves. For additional information, please visit jcp.com and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Michelle Ciciyasvili – Director, PR, Authentic Brands Group/Sports Illustrated