These Were the Biggest Collaborations of the Decade
In music, it was coque samsung j3 2016 citations the decade of the remix. In gaming, it was Minecraft builds and Twitch Plays Pokmon. coque iphone coque huawei While the politics of the day may divide us, in culture, the 2010s symbolized a decade of collaboration.
To truly coque samsung galaxy a3 2016 stylé capture the breadth of this past decade, we came up with a list of the most influential collabs, then pared that coque samsung galaxy j5 2016 marbre list based on long term impact.
In no particular coque samsung j5 2017 cheval order, here are the collaborations that defined the 2010s, as told by Highsnobiety staff and contributors.
In terms of sheer hype, the biggest collab of the decade could only be YEEZY.
When adidas signed Ye back in December 2013, it felt like the start of a sneaker war. coque samsung The Three Stripes had coque samsung nba stolen one of Nike’s biggest names on the heels of the uber hyped YEEZY 2. What followed coque samsung galaxy alpha plume would coque samsung galaxy a3 2015 licorne change the industry irrevocably.
That February, Nike went ahead with plans to drop the “Red October” YEEZY 2, despite losing the man himself. In September, adidas hiredthree top Nike designers; two months later, Nike sued for trade secret theft. coque iphone coque huawei p20 lite avec bague By February 14, 2015, there was Blood on the Leaves.
And then came the YEEZY coque samsung galaxy a3 2017 cdiscount BOOST.
The first adidas x Kanye shoe, the YEEZY BOOST 750, sold out instantly. The second adidas x Kanye shoe, the YEEZY BOOST 350, sold out instantly. This December, the upteenth adidas x Kanye shoe was released, the YEEZY BOOST 380. bijoux personnalise You can probably guess what happened.
Four years and countless pairs later, the adidas x YEEZY collab is still going strong. YEEZY has defined more than what it means to have a celebrity collab.
YEEZYs are sneakers. And coque samsung galaxy s5 emoji in many ways, sneakers are YEEZYs. While Ye’s billion dollar “YEEZY empire” might have a way to go to catch up with Jordans, this was the decade of Kanye.
Inthe rapper own words: that’sfacts. Your ball, Jumpman. coque huawei Rakestraw
Consider coque samsung galaxy j5 2017 dragon ball z this. In June 2017 at the height of YEEZY maniapeople were actually worried about Nike.
“adidas has Kanye,” said personnaliser sa coque samsung galaxy j5 some. “Jordan has lost its way,” said others.
The result was simple, too. Overnight, the entire sneaker world pointed to Abloh’s reimagined “Chicago” Jordan 1 and said: “Good shoe.”
You know the rest. Every Nike x OFF WHITE shoe sells out instantly. bijoux personnalise Every “most expensive resale” report includes coque iphone milky way at least two models. And yes, every NBA player probably has the Prestos.
While YEEZY may be the collab of the decade, Nike x OFF WHITE is an undeniable force in culture. Sure, it didn’t single handedly turn the brand around (shoutout to “12 cities” and the Consumer Direct Offensive), coque samsung s7 champion but it was there when it happened. coque samsung s7 sable mouvant Rakestraw
Why this Raf, and not the others Simply put: because Raf x Ruby is a collab in pure form.
With a friendship dating back to 2005, the two collaborators met as artistic partners long before they considered making clothes. To quote Simons: “We were very interested in each other’s practices and maybe we had coque huawei p20 lite fourrure the desire to do things that people could not see us doing.” Nine years later, what people could not see took center stage. coque huawei Having worked together when Simons was at Dior Haute Couture, 2014′s legendary Raf x Ruby show cemented the American artist as the Belgian most prescient coque huawei p20 carte collaborator. Ruby’s punk art interspersed with Simons’ command of silhouette put a stake in the ground for what a coque samsung s9 rigide meeting of the minds could produce. coque iphone It was, to quote legendary fashion critic Tim Blanks, “an expression of something deeper.”
Five years later, that depth keeps rolling. And still, like Blanks reporting from that show, there is “scarcely a soul in the place tonight who wasn hungering for the clothes.” Rakestraw
Rick Owens x adidas, although only lasting four years and defunct since 2017, still resonates in the Three Stripes recent history. It coque huawei p20 marque showed just how far adidas was willing to go and how much it coque samsung galaxy 15 was willing to compromise on its aesthetic to bring a legendary designer into its ranks and offer sneakerheads something different.
The coque samsung galaxy j5 fille most popular coque huawei p20 lite solide silhouette was the adidas by Rick Owens Runner, which was reimagined in every shape, color, fabric, and style imaginable. From high top sandal to edgy running shoe, the Runner defined Owens time at adidas.
thought it was interesting to work with Rick as you wouldn’t directly connect his vision with a sports company, creaetive director Dirk Schnebergertold 032c. from the very first season he wanted to design a running shoe. We created something together that you would not necessarily run in, which changed the perception about how a sneaker historically has to look. took on the adidas Superstar or Pro models and put his own spin on them. Rick Owens x adidas provided sneakerheads with a stepping stone into Owens’ dark, and gothic world, while also providing his own fans with a more “casual” options when the Geobaskets or Ramones just didn’t fit the occasion. coque iphone Gorsler
The 2010s was a momentous decade for Rihanna whotransitioned from number one charting recording artist to fashion designer and beauty business mogul.
The seeds of Rihanna global FENTY empire were sewn when she became Puma creative director of fashion sportswear in 2014, which she followed up with a sold out sneaker the following year (the sand colored cleataed creeper was a stand out). coque samsung A full clothing line was then debuted for SS16 at New York Fashion Week.
The SS16 FENTY x Puma collection was an amalgamation of XXL hoodies that coque samsung a3 sm-a300fu also worked as dresses, chokers, sheer shirts, and oversized puffers that tapped into the rise of streetwear in high fashion. the Addams Family went to the gym, this is what they would wear, said Rihanna.
Thegear was well received by fans of sportswear, high fashion, and naturally by Rihanna global fanbase. It cemented Rihanna personal style of oversized unisex pieces (with high rise boots) as one of the most sought after ofthe generation, and one that would unquestionably sell. Now at the end of the decade, FENTY has leaped from collabs with Puma to being a fully fledged designer house owned by LVMH, making her the first woman of coque huawei p20 lite multicolore color to lead a brand for the Frenchmultinationalluxury goodsconglomerate. Max Grobe
Before Supreme and Hiroshi Fujiwara had ever officially touched Louis Vuitton’s hallowed monograms, Kanye West was already in the luxury house’s fold.