This week marks the 15th anniversary of Aaliyah's passing. I still remember the exact moment when I heard of the tragic accident that took her life and I still remember how surreal it all was. Her death was something that not only shocked her family, friends, and fans, but the world.

Fifteen years ago, Aaliyah was a star for our generation, and in many ways she still is - remaining ever so relevant and an iconic presence for new and old fans alike. In honor of her memory, we've selected a few of our favorite sneaker Aaliyah moments. From her tomboyish youth to the gloriously beautiful young woman she blossomed into, Aaliyah's style endures. Take a look below.


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5. Aaliyah during a Celebrity Basketball Game in the Nike Air More Uptempo

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4. On her spin at a 1991 Tommy Hilfiger release event in Hilfiger Slides

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3. Beautiful in denim and Puma Suede Classic sparklers.

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2. Red carpet ready in adidas Superstars

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1. In her 1998 video for "Are You That Somebody" Aaliyah got in major moves in a pair of Nike Air Max 98s.

Watch the video in full below.


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