Nobody had a better year in 2017 than Virgil Abloh.
The multifaceted creative’s OFF-WHITE label enjoyed great success as his industrial-inspired belts caught fire and became one of the most stand-out accessories of the year, used as everything from purse straps to dog leashes by forward-thinking fashionistas. He traveled around the world for DJ gigs, seemingly landing in a new country and playing in front of raucous crowds every week. And his collaborative effort with Nike, “The Ten”, which re-imagined ten iconic Nike silhouettes both new and old was undoubtedly the biggest story of the year in the sneaker world.
As it’s Thursday, we thought it would be only right to bring you a throwback pic. Here’s a snap of all the shoes in Midas’s Starting 5. If you didn’t see that when it dropped, you can check it out here.
It’s my birthday today.
This piece isn’t very sneaker related (except for 23 being Jordan’s number, but that’s a bit of a stretch of course), but as this is my site, I figured it would be alright to alot myself one birthday-related post.
It’s crazy to think that I graduated from high school about five years ago, and have been able to legally drink for the last two. It feels like just yesterday that my homies and I were slinking into the gas station at 18 to buy cigars and chew and thought it was so dope that we could legally do that.