Sneakers on display for the “Neck Breakers” exhibition at the Hoard Gallery in Samcheong-dong, Seoul. (Treasure Gallery)
The exhibition will continue until Sunday.
It features various valuable sneakers including Michael Jordan’s Nike shoes, Kanye West’s Adidas shoes, and also sneakers considered futuristic in 80s movies.
The exhibit also showcases stories behind sneaker companies and celebrity endorsement deals. The organizer pointed out that the public can find out why Kanye West left Nike and signed a partnership agreement with Adidas.
Off-White Air Jordan 1 launched by Nike with the late Virgil Abloh is also displayed in the gallery.
The title of the exhibit “Neck Breaker” is a term used for fancy and expensive shoes that can make anyone’s neck drop to look at them.
Off-White Air Jordan 1 launched by Nike with the late Virgil Abloh on display for the ‘Neck Breakers’ exhibition at the Hoard Gallery in Samcheong-dong, Seoul. (Treasure Gallery)
By Song Seung-hyun ([email protected])