Theophilus London & Virgil Abloh Unite on Wild OFF-WHITE Boots

Dec 3, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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Virgil Abloh and Theophilus London go way back. We’re talking “WAY BACK” for real. With Abloh serving as creative director for London’s Vibes album in 2014 and Theo supporting Virgil since the days of Been Trill and Pyrex Vision, the two are together again with the very bold Theophilus London x OFF-WHITE Boots. Based in … Read more

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How Virgil Abloh’s “City Series” Louis Vuitton Trainers Look On Foot

Nov 8, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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Virgil Abloh is far from lost on the nuances of sneaker and streetwear culture. Having ascended to the top at Louis Vuitton, the Kanye confidant with Pyrex Vision manages to bring references from his own youth to the world of high fashion. The most recent example? Regional sneaker releases. “408 GLOBAL” @LouisVuitton pic.twitter.com/Xg1Qn0rIeu — virgil … Read more

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Virgil Abloh’s Figures of Speech Exhibition is Coming to Atlanta

Oct 21, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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Earlier this year, Virgil Abloh’s “Figures of Speech” exhibition debuted in his hometown of Chicago. The showcase covering his last 20 years of work featured everything from larger than life Yeezus cover art to racks on racks of his celebrated clothing designs. It also uncovered tons of sample sneakers done in accordance with Nike and … Read more

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How Virgil Abloh Ascended in Fashion & Footwear

Oct 18, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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At this year’s Paris Fashion Week, Virgil Abloh could once again be considered best in show when speaking to sneakerheads. Debuting new shoes with Nike, Louis Vuitton and his own Off-White, anyone who thought Abloh might be slowing down appears “WRONG” at this moment. From popping up at Fashion Week with Don C and Ibn … Read more

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Virgil Abloh’s Latest Air Force 1 Collab Just Dropped – Again

Jul 29, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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Originally thought to be a PE for Serena Williams, the blue-based Off-White x Nike Air Force 1 Low “MCA” is a continuation of “The 10” that’s begun to see availability for more than just the world’s greatest athlete. Yup, these royal Uptowns have been releasing at retail. Get your sharpie ready. Contrary to rumors, the … Read more

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A Closer Look at Virgil Abloh’s SB Dunk Tribute From Louis Vuitton

Jun 25, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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After a Kanye West reunion at his debut runway show with Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh proved sequels could be even better than the original with his recent Paris Fashion Week Presentation. The pressure was on for Abloh as much noise had been made about his Michael Jackson-inspired LV collection prior to its unveiling. While nods … Read more

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Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton 508 Trainer Debuts at Paris Fashion Week

Jun 24, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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Virgil Abloh previewed plenty of upcoming releases at Paris Fashion Week. From Louis Vuitton, he led with a new low top that’s keenly similar to the Air Jordan 2 Low from 1987. With Off-White, he displayed a high top take on the ODSY-1000 and of course the Off-White x Futura x Nike Dunk Low. Back … Read more

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Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Zig Zag Sneaker Just Got Way Wilder

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Virgil Abloh has long been “AHEAD” when it comes to trends. The Louis Vuitton Zig Zag serves as an example, bringing chunky skate shoe style to LV while the rest of the world is still stuck on dad shoes. Much louder than the already bold takes, this particular pair features both Damier Graphite and Monogram … Read more

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How Kanye West & Virgil Abloh’s Famous Paris Fashion Week Photo Changed Fashion

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10 years ago, Paris Fashion Week was not an event covered by sneaker blogs, nor a hub for hip-hop culture. The apex of runway style was more than a hemisphere removed, but seemingly a world away, coveted by some but not known by many. On January 26 of 2009, a photo by Tommy Ton posted … Read more

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The Story Behind the Skate Shoe ASAP Rocky & Virgil Abloh Recently Referenced

Jun 21, 2019 | Ian Stonebrook |

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You won’t find two figures more on the pulse of what’s cool or more importantly what’s going to be cool than ASAP Rocky and Virgil Abloh. Last year, you wouldn’t find a more common thread between the two than the Osiris D3. With both creatives referencing the Y2K-era skate shoe on designs with Under Armour … Read more

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