• Virgil Abloh's Fans and Family Attend Off-White Show

    1 month ago - By WWD

    FAMILY AFFAIR: Virgil Abloh's nearest and dearest packed into the Off-White show on Wednesday, including the designer's sister and parents, who were taking in their first show by the designer.
    “We made it this time - two of them,” said his mother, Eunice Abloh, referring to Abloh's debut men's collection for Louis Vuitton on Thursday. “We're so proud. He always knew what he wanted to do, and he did it,” she added, with Abloh's father, Nee, chipping in: “Very ambitious, very aggressive. He always had a vision.”
    Quincy Brown and Christian “King” Combs were also on a twofer track, with plans...
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  • Bart Simpson is Virgil Abloh's unlikely muse at Off-White in Paris

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Fashion's favourite disruptor unveils teen-inspired collection before Louis Vuitton debut If Virgil Abloh was feeling nervous on Tuesday in Paris, he didn't show it. A day away from making his Louis Vuitton debut as artistic director , the American fashion designer said he was feeling “surprisingly energised” as he unveiled the SS19 collection for his own brand, Off-White.
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  • Off-White Does Skater Style for Spring '19 Collection

    Off-White Does Skater Style for Spring '19 Collection

    1 month ago - By The Fashionisto

    Preparing for his new role as Louis Vuitton artistic director, Virgil Abloh approaches his latest Off-White collection with a youthful spirit. Skating teenagers act as muses for the new season. Off-White's spring-summer 2019 lineup tackles casual style with a focus on denim. Slightly distressed, denim comes in blue and black rinses. Graphics pay tribute to...
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  • Watch Virgil Abloh Prepare His Louis Vuitton SS19 Debut in Exclusive IGTV Clip

    Watch Virgil Abloh Prepare His Louis Vuitton SS19 Debut in Exclusive IGTV Clip

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    There's a lot of expectations for Virgil Abloh as he prepares to debut his menswear collection for Louis Vuitton. Spring Summer 2019 is looking very promising for the luxury label as Abloh has taken some strategic steps teasing his range on social media. Not too long ago, we saw him sketching some sneaker designs as well as showing some new clothing and accessories. Recently, fans got a full view of his first sneaker and Takashi Murakami joined in on the fun as he was captured applying his drawings on some Louis Vuitton luggage .
    Now, LV and Abloh are taking things up a notch in terms of...
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  • Valentino Men's Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Virgil Abloh's appointment as men's wear designer for Louis Vuitton keeps rippling through the luxury sector. Amid grumblings that social media is increasingly dictating the design process, leading houses are feeling their way through this brave new world with products geared at the streetwear-hungry Millennial and Gen Z crowd.
    Valentino is no exception. Since the introduction of its VLTN logo last year - a play on an archival font - the brand has been pushing into casualwear in a way that suggests the suit is an extinct species. Pierpaolo Piccioli's spring collection took that process a...
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  • Takashi Murakami Draws on Louis Vuitton Accessories for Virgil Abloh's First Show

    Takashi Murakami Draws on Louis Vuitton Accessories for Virgil Abloh's First Show

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Lead footwear designer for Louis Vuitton , Mathias Patillon, may have leaked possible Takashi Murakami collaborative items from the label's Spring/Summer 2019 collection by Virgil Abloh. A video posted recently on Instagram by the Patillon shows the Japanese artist drawing his DOB PANDA character on an LV luggage during a visit to the label's Paris headquarters. Not to mention a multi-colored duffle bag embellished with similar artwork is also observed in the backdrop.
    Details regarding this artist-collab are still pending. Nevertheless, stay tuned for updates and look out for the label's...
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