Back in January of last year, during Paris Fashion Week, Alyx designer Matthew Williams has teased a chic lacing on a pair of Nike: Air Force 1 sneakers. He’s taken his favorite streetwear silhouette and has worn it. just enough, add his signature anodized key along with some glossy metal text. Since then, Swoosh and Alyx have rolled out a variety of colors in the slow, staggered fashion that has become the norm for limited edition and on-demand kicks. A total of eight colors of the collaboration, of which you were lucky to score a single color. But this week, Nike and Williams are dropping the entire series in one go.
It’s easy to see why the Williams-designed Air Force 1 has skyrocketed to coveted status. As a brand, Alyx is known for premium ergonomics and that has found its natural home in this particular pair of sneakers. It is also a shoe that comes with some strong lineage. The basketball-inspired silhouette first debuted in the early 1980s. It eventually became a favorite in Baltimore and New York City before becoming a street style icon. international street. Air Force 1 has become a desired target of cooperation — everyone from Supreme to Abbreviation for Virgil Abloh style remixed. However, this design feels right for Williams. His exposure catapulted the sneaker into the realm of luxury fashion without losing sight of its tough, minimalist core. The colorways all reference classic Nike colorways: white, red, and black, with a nod to the original Air Force 1 and branding. historical color line “Bred”. The limited remainder will only be available through Alyx on November 25
These sneakers serve as a timeline for Williams’ career and his rocketing rise. When it launched in 2020, Kanye West alumnus and Been Trill alumnus ran it well Alyx red label. Before the year is over, Williams will reach even further into the couture arena, becoming the new creative director of Givenchy. In everything he does, Williams often says that he designs the kind of clothes and sneakers he wants to wear. It seems to be working. Judging by the warm reception the Alyx Air Force 1s have received, he’s not the only one wanting to wear them — and here’s your chance to get a pair of your own.