RSVP Gallery To Host Nike AF-100 Pop Up

HO17-NSW-AF100-Grid_native_1600

To celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Air Force 1, AF1, Nike has launched collaborations with visionaries who are impacting future generations across culture in music, fashion and streetwear from around the world to put their touch on the shoe’s defining colorway, the most ubiquitous Air Force 1, white-white.

 

Ho17_NSW_Don_C_Force_2319841_Media_native_1600

Don C, Roc Nation’s Kareem “Biggs” Burke, OFF-White’s Virgil Abloh, rapper Travis Scott and ACRONYM designer Errolson Hugh have all put their touch on the AF1 with Nike Sportswear, Lead Designer Al Baik kicking off the project and lucky Chicagoans can get their hands on them during the upcoming pop-up this weekend. Though the Air Force 1 ’07 Off White launched at Complex Con earlier this month, the other drops will start Thursday Nov. 30 with Air Force 1 ’07 Roc-A-Fella. Air Force 1 Hi Just Don will drop Dec. 1, Lunar Force 1/Acronym ’17 drops Dec. 3 and Air Force 1 Low Travis Scott will drop Dec. 3.

 

“There is no other shoe that connects to sport, music, fashion, art, the street and the city all at the same time. The most ubiquitous Air Force 1 is the white-white. For the 35th anniversary, we selected collaborators who are impacting future generations across culture. Their brief was filtered through the white-white lens. The design brief was to remain classic and recognizable to the Air Force 1 while connecting to each collaborator’s life personally and the fields they represent.”

 

HO17_NSW_AF100_DCrawley_4782_23_Media_native_1600

Chicago’s influcence on culture and love for the AF-1 will be celebrated through a pop-up hosted at Bucktown’s RSVP gallery starting Thursday November 30 through Sunday Dec. 3. Customers will not only have the chance to customize their AF1s in the AF1 maker studio, there will also be daily drops through the duration of the pop-up as well as a DNA exhibition. The Chicago AF-100 pop up at RSVP Gallery (1714 N. Damen Ave) will take place from 1pm-6pm Thursday through Sunday.

 

AIR FORCE 1 HI JUST DON BY DON “DON C” CRAWLEY
HO17_NSW_AF100_DCrawley_2311783_Media_native_1600

HO17_NSW_AF100_DCrawley_2313391_Media_native_1600

 

AIR FORCE 1 ’07 OFF-WHITE BY VIRGIL ABLOH
HO17_NSW_AF100_VAbloh_40_028_Media_rectangle_1600

AIR FORCE 1 ’07 ROC-A-FELLA BY KAREEM “BIGGS” BURKE
HO17_NSW_AF100_KBurke_3408_26A_Media_rectangle_1600

LUNAR FORCE 1/ACRONYM ‘17 BY ERROLSON HUGH
HO17_NSW_AF100_EHughes_5473_Media-crop_rectangle_1600

 

AIR FORCE 1 LOW TRAVIS SCOTT BY TRAVIS SCOTT
HO17_NSW_AF100_TScott_7131_Media_rectangle_1600

Want to keep up with our latest coverage plus exclusive event invites? Click here to get this and more scene worthy items delivered to your inbox.

Follow us on SnapchatInstagram | Facebook | Twitter 

Bolaji Sosan
Bolaji Sosan

pronounced: Boh-la-jee, like the Bellagio but w/o the O. SLC Founder and Editor, loves to write about topics at the intersection of career and lifestyle for today's young professional and future leaders.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

© 2016 WinEsther, Inc. All rights reserved

CONNECT WITH US