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Sotheby's Auctioning Off 200 Pairs Of Sneakers By Late Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Sotheby's is hosting an auction to honor late fashion designer Virgil Abloh.

Two hundred pairs of the Louis Vuitton Nike Air Force 1 sneakers will be sold online.

The shoes were part of Abloh's spring/summer 2022 collection.

He died in November of cancer.

Proceeds from the auction will go to his scholarship fund for Black fashion students.

The auction will be held Jan. 26.

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