Manolo Blahnik is taking over New York Fashion Week. The iconic Spanish designer, who founded his namesake luxury footwear label in the early 1970s, teamed up with a number of brands to create the shoes for their fall ’18 collections.
The 75-year-old, who’s been referred to as the “King of Shoes” and “the greatest shoemaker of the 20th and 21st centuries,” brought his signature touch to each line, from glittery and velvet ankle booties for Carolina Herrera to corset-style pumps at Jason Wu. Continue reading
Virgil Abloh caught the attention of sneakerheads last week at Nike’s Mercurial 360 unveiling when the designer sported a pair of never-before-seen Off-White x Nike Air VaporMax sneakers. While the release details for Abloh’s orange and polka-dotted pair remain unclear, it appears additional colorways are on the horizon and could arrive sooner than expected.
Abloh’s previously previewed Off-White x Nike Air VaporMax styles in black and white-based colorways were spotted at Nike’s Air Max Day media preview event in Shanghai last week. The preview shots were shared on social media by attendees including Atmos director Hirofumi Kojima and provide the best look yet at the kicks, which hadn’t been officially confirmed by Nike until now.