30 Aug '17, 2am

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Virgil Abloh didn’t start out as a sneaker designer. In fact, he didn’t even start out as a fashion designer. Initially, the Chicago-born creative completed a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, before studying some more and eventually working as an architect. It might seem like an odd path to take, but let’s not forget that Tinker Hatfield – arguably Nike’s most influential designer – entered the business as an architect himself. After his days on the draft board, Abloh worked with Nike to help design the first ever Yeezy sneakers , before going on to launch his own labels Pyrex Vision and Off-White . The latest project with Nike has seen Abloh reinterpret ten of the brand’s most iconic silhouettes – an intimidating task no matter how much clout you’ve built up over the years, not simply for the fact that the new designs have to do justice to the legacy of each model,...

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Forget Nike, Virgil Abloh Should Be Leading a Fashion House

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highsnobiety.com 29 Aug '17, 11am

It’s unlikely Abloh is surprised; it’s an attitude that pervades every corner of his world. For every hyped item he design...

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Why does Virgil Abloh put everything in “Quotes”?:

Why does Virgil Abloh put everything in “Quotes”?:

highsnobiety.com 30 Aug '17, 10am

When guests attended Pitti Uomo SS18 back in June, there was a bright orange T-shirt awaiting them at their hotels. The te...

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What if Virgil Abloh made an Off-White x Nike Air Max 1?'

What if Virgil Abloh made an Off-White x Nike A...

sneakerfreaker.com 01 Sep '17, 7am

upon the official reveal of his debut collaboration with Nike , stating that each of the shoes in the collection could be ...

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sneakerfreaker.com 06 Sep '17, 4am

just got even better. As well as offering the chance to get creative counsel from the Off-White founder, work with top str...

Embracing the unimaginable.

Embracing the unimaginable.

hypebeast.com 05 Sep '17, 12pm

With Virgil Abloh ‘s “The Ten ” collaboration with Nike about to drop, its almost impossible to imagine the designer ever ...

BespokeIND Reimagines the Virgil Abloh x Nike Partnership With New Custom Designs

BespokeIND Reimagines the Virgil Abloh x Nike P...

hypebeast.com 02 Sep '17, 4am

Earlier this summer, we took a look at BespokeIND ’s Supreme x Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Max 1 custom sneaker, which placed...

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sneakerfreaker.com 08 Sep '17, 7am

Watch: Virgil Abloh Gives a Crash Course Creativity Previous Next Virgil Abloh’s ‘The Ten’ event with Nike is in full swin...

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hypebeast.com 06 Sep '17, 2pm

Today marks the arrival of Nike’s “OFF CAMPUS ” event in collaboration with Virgil Abloh for the duo’s “TEN ICONS RECONSTR...

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sneakerfreaker.com 08 Sep '17, 12am

For better or worse, Virgil Abloh’s Off-White x Nike colab is poised to be one of the most bootlegged drops in history. Lu...