Here's Every Virgil Abloh x Nike "OFF CAMPUS" NYC Pop-Up Event

Taking place September 6-8.

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With New York Fashion Week around the bend, outside of the runway, Virgil Abloh and Nike’s 10 collaborative sneakers — “THE TEN” — are and will stay arguably the hottest topic. With reservations to the opening event immediately filling up, Nike has made available details to all of the NIKE INC. c/o Virgil Abloh “OFF CAMPUS” events that will be taking place in NYC at 23 Wall Street.

Set to occur between September 6-8, the hands-on events and talks will kick off with a conversation on design and collaboration to shed light on the path that led to the collection. Dubbed “THE TEN: A Crash Course,” it will be moderated by journalist Phoebe Lovatt and feature Virgil himself and Andy Caine, VP of Nike footwear design. In between, industry juggernauts like Don C, Eric Koston, Shanye Oliver, Tremaine Emory, Heron Preston and others will join in on various topics such as the future of the Jordan effect, the influence of the Air Force 1, Air Max 97, Presto, Blazer, Hyperdunk, and Chucks in addition to offering hands-on experiences with customizing said sneakers and new and vintage Nike tees.

Scroll down to see the full schedule below and look out for a scarce opportunity to sit in on one of these once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the coming days on nike.com. While you wait, check out our comparison between this collaboration and the originals, Roger Federer wearing the Air Jordan 1’s at the US Open, Eric Koston skating in the Blazers, and Tremaine Emory explaining the methodology behind the personalized seeding of the AJ1.

September 6

11 a.m.
THE TEN: A Crash Course
Virgil Abloh, Andy Caine, Phoebe Lovatt
Summary: Join Virgil Abloh OFF-WHITE™ and VP of Nike Footwear Design Andy Caine for a conversation on design, collaboration and the journey that led to The Ten moderated by journalist Phoebe Lovatt. Offering an inside look at the process and touching on themes of design, sport and style, this discussion sets the tone for “NIKE OFF CAMPUS” and our celebration of The Ten.

12:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: “FLIGHT” & the Air Jordan 1
Spike Lee, Aleali May, Don C, Virgil Abloh
Summary: Join renowned filmmaker Spike Lee, style consultant Aleali May, designers Don C of Just Don & Virgil Abloh of OFF-WHITE™ as they discuss the past, present and future of the Jordan effect. From a never before seen influence on sport, style and performance, to the next generation of the Jordan family and their vision as they pick up the ball and run with it.

1:30 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “UPTOWN” & the Nike Air Force 1
Shayne Oliver, Ian Isiah
Summary: Work with pioneering NYC designers Shayne Oliver & Ian Isiah of Helmut Lang & Hood by Air to create bespoke Air Force 1s using techniques, graphics and materials handpicked by Shayne & Ian from their body of work, along with one of a kind Nike design elements.

2:30 p.m.
“OFFICE HOURS”
Virgil Abloh

4 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “UPTOWN” & the Nike Air Force 1
Shayne Oliver, Ian Isiah
Summary: Work with pioneering NYC designers Shayne Oliver & Ian Isiah of Helmut Lang & Hood by Air to create bespoke Air Force 1s using techniques, graphics and materials handpicked by Shayne & Ian from their body of work, along with one of a kind Nike design elements.

5:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: “UPTOWN” & the Nike Air Force 1
Tremaine Emory, special guests
Summary: Join Tremaine Emory of No Vacancy Inn & special guests as they discuss the essence and influence of the Air Force 1 & Uptown — a proving ground for style & culture, a foundation of sneaker culture, and a mentality that’s known worldwide.

September 7

12:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: “SPEED” & the Nike Air Max 97
Venus X, Kimberly Drew, special guests
Summary: Join DJ/creative Venus X & curator Kimberly Drew for a conversation on speed and the AM97. From chasing a shorter race time meter by meter, to the effect of speed on music and art, and how it can change the way we engage with culture.

1:30 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “T-SHIRT” & the Nike Air Presto
Brendan Fowler, Cali DeWitt
Summary: Get in the studio with artists and Some Ware designers, Brendan Fowler & Cali DeWitt for a session inspired by the Presto, once known as the t-shirt for your feet. Learn from their process while remixing and reconstructing new and vintage Nike tees using materials selected by Brendan & Cali.

2:30 p.m.
“OFFICE HOURS”
Virgil Abloh

4 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “T-SHIRT” & the Nike Air Presto
Brendan Fowler, Cali DeWitt
Summary: Get in the studio with artists and Some Ware designers, Brendan Fowler & Cali DeWitt for a session inspired by the Presto, once known as the t-shirt for your feet. Learn from their process while remixing and reconstructing new and vintage Nike tees using materials selected by Brendan & Cali.

5:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: “SWOOSH” & the Nike Blazer
Eric Koston, JR Smith, Jesse Levya, Atiba Jefferson
Summary: Join skate icon Eric Koston, NBA iconoclast JR Smith and legendary photographer Atiba Jefferson to go deep on the connection between basketball, skateboarding and sneaker culture. From the early days of the Blazer on the court and on the board, to the impact of style, dedication and performance on both sports.

September 8

12:30 p.m.
IN CONVERSATION: “ORIGINAL” & the Converse Chuck Taylor
Sage Elsesser, Vince Staples, Virgil Abloh
Summary: Join Cons skater Sage Elsesser, rapper Vince Staples & Virgil Abloh of OFF-WHITE™ for a conversation on the Chuck Taylor and originality — from the Chuck as a symbol in creative communities, to their thoughts on what originality means in today’s crowded cultural space, and where they’d like to see more of it.

1:30 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “REACT” & the Nike Hyperdunk
Heron Preston

2:30 p.m.
“OFFICE HOURS”
Virgil Abloh

4 p.m.
HANDS ON STUDIO: “REACT” & the Nike Hyperdunk
Heron Preston

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