Virgil Abloh’s Air Force 1s Raise $24.5 Million For Charity

Two hundred pairs of Nike Air Force 1s designed by Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton’s spring/summer 2022 collection recently sold for a combined $23.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction. The proceeds go to Abloh’s Post-Modern Scholarship fund, which fosters equity and inclusion in the fashion industry by supporting the next generation of Black designers. The sale is the most valuable charitable sale at Sotheby’s in …

Nike’s New Systems-Based Approach to Basketball Sneakers

The Nike Greater Than Series caters to the individuality of athletes and their actions

Nike releases new sneakers daily, but their research and development teams are planning these years in advance. A surprising innovation arrives today, 31 March: three basketball sneakers born from the sportswear giant’s new Greater Than Series, which strives to produce footwear fit for several types of athletes within the same sport. In the same way that signature sneakers (for the likes of LeBron James, Giannis …

Best of CH 2020: Most Popular

Tech reviews, spirit stories, photo essays, sustainability surveys and more

Every day, we publish stories that cover a breadth of topics. In doing so we aim to appease and inspire our audience. From travel pieces and technology reviews to artist profiles and design features, our site’s subject matter mirrors many of our own interests and reflects our mission of discovering ideas and products at the intersection of art, design, style, culture and technology. Clearly, as …