Kanye Appoints Nur Abbas As New Head of Design for YEEZY

Abbas was previously Nike ACG’s Design Director.

Fashion
27,124 Hypes 13 Comments

Continuing to look towards the future of the YEEZY brand, Kanye West has now appointed Nur Abbas as the head of design for YEEZY. Following his time at Louis Vuitton, Gucci and UNIQLO, Abbas served as the Design Directo for Nike ACG.

According to YEEZY, Nur Abbas will be reporting directly to Ye and will be responsible for expanding the YEEZY brand. Some current projects that Abbas will now be overseeing include adidas YEEZY, YEEZY Gap and Stem Player.

Speaking to WWD, Abbas said, “I’m energized to work with Ye because he cares so deeply about design and moving culture forward.” Adding, At YEEZY and Gap, I’ve met some of the most talented people and teams, and I’m looking forward to working with them all to extend this new creative vision to the world.”

In case you missed it, check out the Supreme x The North Face Spring 2022 collaboration.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Steven Smith Appointed Head of Donda Industrial Design
Footwear

Steven Smith Appointed Head of Donda Industrial Design

The footwear design legend continues his partnership with Kanye West.

Kanye Reveals YEEZY Gap Sold $14 Million USD Worth of "The Perfect Black Hoodie"
Fashion

Kanye Reveals YEEZY Gap Sold $14 Million USD Worth of "The Perfect Black Hoodie"

The hoodies were sold for $80 USD.

Kanye West's adidas YEEZY SLIDE "Onyx" Is Restocking
Footwear

Kanye West's adidas YEEZY SLIDE "Onyx" Is Restocking

In sizes for all the family.


Kanye West Spotted Wearing New Pieces From YEEZY GAP ENGINEERED BY BALENCIAGA
Fashion

Kanye West Spotted Wearing New Pieces From YEEZY GAP ENGINEERED BY BALENCIAGA

Possibly hinting at another drop arriving soon.

Yuga Labs Hits $4 Billion USD Valuation After Latest Funding Round
NFT

Yuga Labs Hits $4 Billion USD Valuation After Latest Funding Round

It also confirmed an upcoming metaverse project called Otherside.

'Virtua Fighter 5' Announces 'Tekken 7' Skins
Gaming

'Virtua Fighter 5' Announces 'Tekken 7' Skins

Play as Akira dressed as Kazuya and Lau as Heihachi.

"Light Smoke Grey" Dresses This Upcoming Nike Dunk Low
Footwear

"Light Smoke Grey" Dresses This Upcoming Nike Dunk Low

Expressing gray tones.

'Avatar 2' Trailer Expected to Be Shown Before 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'
Entertainment

'Avatar 2' Trailer Expected to Be Shown Before 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'

Debuting before theatre screenings if the Marvel Studios blockbuster.

Take an On-Foot Look at the adidas YEEZY 450 "Cinder"
Footwear

Take an On-Foot Look at the adidas YEEZY 450 "Cinder"

The latest take on the interesting-looking sneaker.


McDonald’s Surprises Fans With Return of Szechaun Sauce
Food & Beverage

McDonald’s Surprises Fans With Return of Szechaun Sauce

‘Rick and Morty’ fans rejoice.

Men’s Jewelry Gets Elevated With New Accessories Collection From Mara Paris
Fashion

Men’s Jewelry Gets Elevated With New Accessories Collection From Mara Paris

Freshwater pearl necklaces and “Pod” cuffs abound.

Demand For M.A.D. Edition Spin-Off Has MB&F Founder Seeing Red
Watches

Demand For M.A.D. Edition Spin-Off Has MB&F Founder Seeing Red

A refined second M.A.D. Edition watch signals the side project’s staying power.

Kid Cudi To Direct and Star in Netflix's 'Teddy,' Produced by JAY-Z and Jeymes Samuel
Entertainment

Kid Cudi To Direct and Star in Netflix's 'Teddy,' Produced by JAY-Z and Jeymes Samuel

Based on a script Cudi has been writing since 2013.

OBEY Reunites With Glen E. Friedman
Fashion

OBEY Reunites With Glen E. Friedman

Featuring a collaborative graphic t-shirt.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.