Posted by Paul Grimwood on Jun, 25 2020

Willow Smith Named Onitsuka Tiger Brand Ambassador

Willow Smith has been unveiled as the face of Onitsuka Tiger's AW20 campaign.

Willow Smith for Onitsuka Tiger Willow Smith has been unveiled as the face of Onitsuka Tiger's AW20 campaign, 'paying homage to the brand's heritage and innovative spirit, while infusing her own uncommon style'. Smith, who shot the campaign before the Covid-19 pandemic, highlights a collection that marks a new era for the fashion brand, which combines a fusion among pop art, fashion and sportswear with colourful patchwork and various different materials. RELATED: CARA DELEVINGNE FRONTS NEW PUMA AD CAMPAIGN A spokesperson for Onitsuka Tiger said in a statement, "In 2020 when we will enter into a brave new era for humans, we feel a strong affinity and joy as a brand for the fact that we can collaborate with someone who has both a unique perspective on society and intelligence and share messages globally. "Willow Smith is a woman blessed with universal humanism and excellent creativity, going beyond the limits of Generation Z or Millennials.” The brand campaign shot against a desert landscape, aims to create awareness surrounding the environment and world we currently inhabit, explained Andrea Pompilio, creative director of Onitsuka Tiger, while also expressing Smith’s “natural beauty and strength as well as her love for the Earth”. Commenting on being named brand ambassador, Smith added, "I immediately connected with Onitsuka Tiger’s vision for their new campaign. I loved that we were able to align both of our energies and create something that promotes a positive existence in this world. I’m excited for the future of the brand." Smith’s imagery will be used by global on Onitsuka Tiger’s official site, as well as its social media platforms from this month.