Nike continues the legacy of the late Virgil Abloh with the latest Nike Air Force 1 Off-White Brooklyn. The highly anticipated sneaker was released on short notice from the Swoosh through their SNKRS app, leaving many to scramble on how to secure a pair. Every pair of Nike AF-1s from Virgil Abloh’s museum gallery openings have been major hits and are extremely limited, adding to their appeal and high price point. No regular outfit will do for these Nikes so make sure to check out StockX for the perfect pieces to match.
Virgil Abloh’s fascination with art has always found a way to pour into his work. From his early works through Pyrex Vision featuring baroque paintings from Caravaggio to his EM PTY Gallery retail space in New York City, there is no denying the impact that art has had on Abloh’s designs and creations. That love for design seeped into his other endeavors outside of clothing, opening up galleries and exhibits about his design process through iconic museums around the country, such as the MCA Chicago, ICA Boston, and most recently the Brooklyn Museum. With every gallery opening, Abloh and Nike have collaborated on a special Air Force-1, each of which has taken on bold colors throughout the sneaker’s body. The Nike Air Force 1 Off-White Brooklyn features a singular green color-blocking style all over the sneaker.
Even though Virgil Abloh was known within the streetwear community as a pioneering designer, it can be argued that it was his appointment as Louis Vuitton’s creative director that made him more of a well-known name within the general fashion scene. Many luxury-meets-streetwear pieces, including this beautiful Louis Vuitton varsity jacket were released under his tenure at the fashion house. This jacket features chenille patches throughout, from large L and V patches on the chest, to even a patch of Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast on the sleeve. Between an even blend of cowhide leather and wool, and a green and white colorway, this jacket is not only perfect for the Air Force 1s but also a great addition to fall.
These Air Force 1s deserve all the luxury hits, making the Rolex Submariner a must-have for the right look. In 2020, Rolex delivered a new set of fresh black dialed Submariners, adding to the nearly 70-year-old model’s lineage of variations. This iteration, nicknamed the Kermit, was originally released in 2007 with an aluminum bezel, but this most recent take on the color delivered a ceramic bezel insert, putting it in the same vein as the classic black Submariner. The green bezel, black dial, and brushed oyster steel body all match the same colors of the AF-1, the perfect pairing for the latest Virgil Abloh masterpiece.
Bright green has been a very popular color in the handbag world, and Bottega Veneta has a lot to do with that. Rock one of the IT brands of the year with one of the IT sneakers of the year for an absolutely luxe fit. The Bottega Veneta Cassette Intrecciato Parakeet bag features BV’s signature leather weaving technique throughout. Its shoulder strap makes for a versatile bag that can be rocked as a clutch or carried as a crossbody. The Bottega green shares a similar color to the AF1s, so putting the two pieces together is a no-brainer for a fire look.
Maybe you really don’t want everything about your look to be green and that’s ok. The North Face and Supreme collaborated on a Mountain Parka that also fits the look of the AF-1s. The Supreme The North Face Metallic Mountain Parka shares a similar look to the metallic Swoosh featured on the Air Force 1s, adding a nice contrast to the majority green kicks. The jacket sports a metallic silver colorway with hits of black. As most TNF jackets, this parka is waterproof and as an extra layer of protection, it also has taped seams to keep out any additional moisture.
Another silver item to that complements the Air Force 1s is this Star Bracelet from Supreme’s collaboration with Tiffany Co. The two brands came together back in 2021 to drop one of the more unexpected collections in quite some time. From the collection of tees and accessories came this sterling silver bracelet. Supreme branding on the jewelry shows a true collaboration between the two brands. Just like the work Virgil Abloh has done with Louis Vuitton, this bracelet also finds the perfect balance between streetwear and luxury.