In celebration of the upcoming Off-White™ x Wmns Nike Air Jordan 4 “Sail”, GOAT is highlighting its favorite sneakers designed by Virgil Abloh. Starting in 2017, the Chicago-bred founder of streetwear giant Off-White™, has honed in on deconstructed takes of some of his favorite silhouettes from the Swoosh line that showcases inventive, playful and influential designs. Originally previewed as a sample at Abloh’s “Figures of Speech” exhibit at MCA Chicago, this “Sail” colorway arrives in the signature deconstructed build with familiar details including “AIR” branding printed on the midsole, along with a cream zip-tie and hangtag. Here are more Virgil-designed sneakers, which are available now on GOAT’s app.
Release Date: May 23, 2018
Lowest Price: $850 USD
The “UNC” colorway is said to be the most available of all the AJ1s designed by Virgil Abloh, with the Chicago’s being second and the EU-exclusive triple white versions holding the top rank for most limited. The UNC-inspired edition shares “Powder Blue” on its deconstructed overlay with white underlays. “AIR” returns to the midsole with further industrial branding found on each medial side. Signature Off-White™ nods return through its red zip-tie, shifted logos and unfinished look.
Release Date: December 19, 2018
Lowest Price: $475 USD
The Off-White™ x Nike AF1 “Volt” features TPE yarn uppers held together with taped seams and accented by suede hits at the heel and eyestays. Additional decoration on the uppers include contrasting Swooshes, stitched orange tabs, and baby blue zip ties. Finishing up the design are Nike Sportswear tags on the tongue and the word “AIR” emblazoned on the midsole.
Release Date: March 10, 2018
Lowest Price: $500 USD
Another Virgil Abloh-guided reinterpretation of the vintage court model, the “All Hallow’s Eve” Nike Blazer collaboration features a multi-material upper with translucent Flymesh paneling. Abloh’s signature industrial medial text, large contrast Swoosh motifs, tacked patch and zip-tie embellishment.
Release Date: June 9, 2017
Lowest Price: $560 USD
Virgil’s inaugural iteration of the Air Max 90 was originally released within the “REVEALING” group. The silhouette features suede overlays, reflective stitching and a host of details that have become synonymous with Off-White™ x Nike collaborations. A deconstructed foam tongue with off-kilter tab branding, screen printed lacing and partitioned heel countering add to the overall deconstructed ethos.
Release Date: November 12, 2017
Lowest Price: $440 USD
The Nike React Hyperdunk 2017 was included in the original “The 10” Collection. Fully functioning for the court but with sophisticated style cues, the sneaker features a breathable knit upper sitting atop a React midsole. Coming in “Triple White,” a translucent midfoot strap secures the foot while a red zip-tie and “FOAM” graphic ties back to Virgil’s design cues.
Release Date: December 20, 2019
Lowest Price: $505 USD
Coming in “University Gold,” “Pine Green” and “University Red,” Virgil Abloh‘s take on the low-cut sneaker feature bold two-tone color schemes constructed of premium leather. Striking details come in the form of an exposed tongue accented by a traditional lacing system and trail-like orange cord laces weaved through embedded lace loops. Additional decorative detailing includes white zip-tie tags, orange tabs and “SHOELACES” printed laces.
Release Date: July 27, 2018
Lowest Price: $500 USD
The “All-Black” Off-White™ x Nike Presto featured tonal midfoot cages and matching Air Presto midsoles. This colorway continued Abloh’s deconstructed aesthetic with unfinished stitching, industrial branding on each side and Off-White‘s signature red zip-tie. Contrasting white accents offer familiar Abloh cues, including “AIR” printed on the velcro strap on the heel and a larger Swoosh placed near the mid front of the shoe.