Virgil Abloh has forged quite a career in fashion, all before the ripe old age of 40. He was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2018. He’s arguably best known as founder of the Milan, Italy-based label Off-White, a high-end streetwear brand.
Now the Chicago native has a new title, Men’s Artistic Director for Louis Vuitton. His first show for Louis Vuitton will take place during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris in June.
“Having followed with great interest Virgil’s ascent since he worked with me at Fendi in 2006, I am thrilled to see how his innate creativity and disruptive approach have made him so relevant, not just in the world of fashion but in popular culture today. His sensibility towards luxury and savoir-faire will be instrumental in taking Louis Vuitton’s menswear into the future” said Michael Burke, […]