Since the inaugural launch of Virgil Abloh x Nike’s “The Ten” collaboration, the sneaker world has been buzzing wondering if a sequel is in the works. Following the confirmation of the Virgil Abloh x Air Jordan 1 in white, Nike and Abloh have confirmed the next release: a black upper version of the retooled Air Force 1.
Previously previewed as a collaboration alongside The Museum of Modern Art in NYC, Abloh’s confirmation follows a collaborative hoodie done by @avanope for the museum’s Items: Is Fashion Modern? exhibition. The Swoosh joins MoMA’s celebration of fashion with the launch of the OFF-WHITE™ by Virgil Abloh for MoMA x Nike Air Force 1 black edition, in addition to a co-branded Nike Elite basketball sock as a gift with purchase. As an additional bonus, a special archive print originally published in ‘06 will be re-introduced under the title: 1Thology: The Air Force 1 to celebrate the sneaker’s cultural impact and basketball history.
Check out the video below to see the upcoming drop. The Virgil Abloh x Nike Air Force 1 for MoMa will be available January 27, and will only be stocked at the MoMa Design Store on 53rd Street, for $170 USD.