Virgil Abloh Takes on the Icon
In a second collaboration, Virgil Abloh, the creative and cultural polymath, re-envisions the iconic Chuck 70 sneaker through the prism of his Off-White fashion label. His interpretation of the classic silhouette is both reverential and irreverent: Abloh preserves traditional genetic coding like vintage canvas and the “license plate,” while adding tabs on the ankle patch, a bright orange sole, overlays with Off-White’s distinctive black-and-white warning stripes, and his trademark subversive labeling on the shoelaces. With Abloh’s deft contemporary riff on a timeless design, the Chuck 70 x Off-White is a visually-striking statement piece that remains as wearable as always.
The Chuck 70 is a re-crafted throwback that uses modern design to celebrate the original All Star from the 1970s. Things like more cushioning and thicker rubber let you rediscover that era of classic basketball off the court. It has the look and feel of a ‘70s-era court Chuck, but without the smell.