Virgil Abloh Teases ‘Temporary’ Off-White x Nike Sneakers

Off-White’s Virgil Abloh has given his social media fans a closer look at a forthcoming collaborative Nike Air Force 1 Low sneaker.

“Temporary,” the designer captioned a teaser Instagram photo on Sunday.


The black sneakers feature shaky stitching, a metallic swoosh, and white shoelaces aptly emblazoned: “shoelaces.”

There have been some previews that have leaked, showing its progression. Taking to Twitter earlier this month,A$AP Bari hinted that the new kicks could drop sometime this year, captioning an early photo, “Nike… 2017.”

Off-White fall ’17 collection.
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Meanwhile, Abloh presented white wide-leg, over-the-knee boots stamped with “For Walking” at Paris Fashion Week earlier this month.

In a previous interview with Footwear News, Abloh said he was always fascinated by sneakers.

Off White Spring 2017
A closer look at Off-White’s collaboration shoes with Umbro.
CREDIT: REX Shutterstock.

“As a kid, I was always into sneakers and footwear,” he recalled. “Jordans and skate shoes were always my go-to as a teenager.”

The designer previously released a collaboration with Umbro on sneakers and said he was inspired by “a particular U.K. style of dress and was after the idea of designing something generic.”

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