2021: whew, what a year.
It's impossible to sum up everything that happened over the past 12 months in one coherent thought — and I'd dissuade you from trying, because we've had a pretty dystopian year.
In the Highsnobiety universe though, things looked a little different.
But what you, our readers, clicked on is far more important than what dominated the news cycle this year.
Below, Highsnobiety's 20 most-read news posts of 2021, ordered by pageviews. (For variety's sake, we've omitted anything Kanye West-related.) Happy scrolling!
Prankster art collective MSCHF flipped the bird to Chick-fil-A's policy of shuttering on Sundays (because religion) by re-selling the chicken joint's famous sandwiches on the most pious day of the week.
This year in questionable tech, Apple might be working on a foldable smartphone.
French couturier Jean Paul Gaultier put the fashion world on alert with a cryptic Instagram post simply reading, "The end."
What's a bigger flex than getting invited to inauguration? Wearing a pair of Dior Air Jordan 1s to inauguration.
Every August, Nike celebrates the anniversary of the SNKRS app with a slew of special drops and giveaways, the subject of much speculation in the lead-up to the event.
Artist Ekow Nimako constructed a 30-square-foot cityscape from 100,000 LEGOs — no small feat.
Nike paid homage to Michael Jordan's alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with an Air Jordan 1 rendered in the school's colors.
A round-up of the celebrities who missed the assignment completely.
The French football club channeled its fourth kit with a purple-y pink AJ1.
Playboi Carti's latest tour, wrapping up on December 23, is an outing that seems to have zero purpose.
With a resumé that's anything but superfluous, Frank Ocean pleasantly surprised fans with the launch of Homer, a luxury jewelry line.
The secret to Pete Davidson's prolific love life might just be his style.
The disgraced rapper's chicken nugget-shaped body pillow was not a hit with customers, to put it lightly.
The launch of Nike By You, a sneaker customization program, was a godsend for fans of the Swoosh.