• In Pictures: Louis Vuitton's SS22 spin-off in memory of Virgil Abloh

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    Image: Louis Vuitton SS22
    As part of Miami's Art Basel event, luxury house Louis Vuitton hosted a runway featuring its spring/summer 2022 menswear line, the last collection designed by the recently passed Virgil Abloh. The show, called Virgil is Here, converted into a tribute to the late designer and artistic director of the brand following his passing on November 28.
    Louis Vuitton's chief executive officer, Michael Burke, opened the show with a speech that reminisced on his meeting with Abloh in Tokyo 15 years ago. Friends, collaborators and celebrities close to the creator were also...
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  • This is what will Virgil Abloh be remembered for

    1 month ago - By Fashion United

    Image: Ben Stansall /
    AFP The fashion designer Virgil Abloh stands with his person and brand
    Off-White like no other for the triumph of streetwear in the world of luxury fashion. The crowning achievement of his fashion career came with his appointment as creative director of menswear at Louis Vuitton. But this appointment meant much more than a career move for Abloh, it set a marker for many - namely that a son of Ghanaian immigrants in the US could make it to the top of one of the world's biggest luxury fashion houses.
    Abloh himself was aware of his representative role and used it to...
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