Arts & Crafts
Arts & Crafts
VIRGIL ABLOH did it again, creating yet another masterpiece with Jordan Brand.
Max Resetar

HIS COLLABORATIONS with Nike and with Jordan Brand have proven that his unique design language is revered by the masses. Whether a kid grew up in the ’90s or is growing up now, everyone has tried to get their hands on a pair of Virgil Abloh’s kicks with the Swoosh and with the Jumpman. His work gets realized as remixes, taking the old and making it new. A deep and dedicated knowledge of the past informs his future.

“Ask me what my inspiration was…it’s like when you ask a fine artist to speak about Warhol,” Abloh says, referring to MJ as Superman. “Walking to the court is just as relevant as a fashion show. I can’t jump from the free-throw line but I can try to advance sneaker culture.”


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May - June 2020