‘We felt you tonight Virgil and love you forever’ Kylie Jenner has opened up about the meaning of her Met Gala outfit, and how it paid tribute to the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh, who passed away last November. On Monday evening, the 24-year-old reality star arrived on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a wedding dress designed by Off-White, a luxury fashion label founded by Abloh.
It included a corset and sheer sleeves. Kylie Jenner was all about the bridal looks last night. The makeup mogul showed up to the Met Gala at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art in a wedding gown designed by the late Virgil Abloh for Off-White. She paired it with a white backward baseball cap that had flower embellishments and a short netted veil attached to it.
Are those wedding bells we hear? Maybe not, but Kylie Jenner did bring a pristine white bridal look to the 2022 Met Gala this evening. Though the entire Kardashian-Jenner clan was in attendance—including Kim Kardashian in a vintage dress worn by Marilyn Monroe—Kylie managed to hold her own this evening by wearing a contemporary twist on a wedding gown designed by Off-White’s founder, the late Virgil Abloh.
Here comes the bride? Kylie Jenner is walking down the aisle … and into the 2022 Met Gala. Tonight, the beauty mogul and mom of two arrived at fashion's biggest event in a voluminous ivory ball gown from Off-White, which featured a ruffled skirt and a sheer corset bodice.
Featuring sets inspired by the late designer’s work Rappers Lil Durk and Gunna have paid tribute to the late Virgil Abloh with a new music video for ‘What Happened To Virgil’. The music video – released on Tuesday, April 12 – was directed by Cole Bennett and features multiple sets that were inspired by the work of the late Louis Vuitton artistic director and Off White founder.
Mercedes has unveiled the 2023 Mercedes-Maybach S680 by Virgil Abloh, the “final chapter” in a collaboration with the late fashion designer. The limited-edition model features the same black and tan two-tone look seen on the Project Maybach concept car that Abloh helped design, revealed by Mercedes last fall.
Maybach, Mercedes-Benz's ultra-luxury division, announced an even more exclusive edition of its S680 sedan on Tuesday, designed in collaboration with the late artist, architect and fashion designer Virgil Abloh. The limited-edition Maybach by Virgil Abloh will be available to the fashion-forward and well-heeled in the US later this year with a global run of just 150 units.
Grammys organizers taken to task after late Virgil Abloh is dubbed a 'Hip Hop Fashion Designer' in show's In Memoriam segment
Grammys officials faced heavy scrutiny following the show's In Memoriam tribute of the late Virgil Abloh as a 'Hip Hop Fashion Designer' during Sunday's ceremony. A number of people took to Twitter to take the Recording Academy to task over the labeling of Abloh - who served as Louis Vuitton's artistic director and was the CEO of Off-White - in the wake of his tragic passing at 41 last November following a battle with cancer.
At the 2022 Grammys on Sunday night, the ceremony’s “in memoriam” section paid tribute to the talents the music industry has lost over the past 12 months, including Virgil Abloh. In the wake of his death last November from a rare form of cancer, the Off-White designer and creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear was mourned not just by the fashion industry, but by those across the numerous other creative communities he touched throughout his career.
Spectators have criticised the Grammys for its ‘disrespectful and racist’ homage to Abloh People have always struggled to define Virgil Abloh. So abundant was the designer in his contributions to culture, that by the time he died at the age of 41, his professional titles numbered DJ, producer, brand founder, engineer, and visual artist.
Off-White's collaboration with Church's was first teased back in February as part of Virgil Abloh's final collection for the brand. Now, we've been given an exclusive look at the upcoming shoes 23 March 2022 Back in February a host of celebrities flocked to Paris to see Virgil Abloh's final collection for Off-White, the brand he founded in 2013.
“In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” Gets a Refresh With Over 70 New Ensembles at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
In 2020, Virgil Abloh and his Off-White team began working on a custom commission for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The idea, says Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of the Costume Institute Andrew Bolton, was for Abloh’s piece to sit on the second floor of “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” as part of a tableaux about “the brutality of cotton production” and the fabric’s crucial position as a staple of American style.
Throughout his prolific career in fashion, art and architecture, Virgil Abloh made it known that it was youth culture that drove his creative mind. It was the designer’s ability to distill and combine the interests and aspirations of young people alongside his own childhood memories and fascinations into a more democratic view of fashion that lured giants like Nike and Louis Vuitton to work with him.
Tonight’s Off-White show took its star-studded crowd on a journey to “Spaceship Earth.” In a collection that looked forward and upward toward the cosmos, the legacy of late designer Virgil Abloh continued with both ready to wear—elevating streetwear basics like hoodies, cargo sets, and puffer coats—and a new, more couture-leaning fashion line galvanized by an army of voluminous tulle and sequined gowns.
Virgil Abloh's wife Shannon sits front row with their children to watch his final Off-White show for Paris Fashion Week... after designer's death aged 41
The Abloh family sat front row to watch Virgil's final Off-White collection hit the catwalk for Paris Fashion Week on Monday night. Virgil tragically passed away in November aged 41 after a two year battle with a rare and aggressive form of cancer named cardiac angiosarcoma. And the designer's wife Shannon took their two children Gray and Lowe to watch the star-studded show, with the likes of Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Serena Williams showcasing Virgil's AW22 collection and haute couture debut.
Serena Williams is no stranger to the runway, having modeled for her own fashion line's shows in the past. But Monday marked the 23-time major champion's first time walking for a major luxury brand during fashion month. On the first day of Paris Fashion Week, Williams paid tribute to her longtime fashion collaborator, the late designer and Off-White founder, Virgil Abloh.
5 Things To Know About Virgil Abloh’s Final Show For Off-White AW22 And Haute Couture Debut | British Vogue
“Virgil took the realest, most authentic way he knew how to dress and made it high fashion,” writes Vogue fashion critic Anders Christian Madsen. Here, everything you need to know about Abloh’s final bow.
Bella Hadid opened the haute couture segment of Virgil Abloh’s final Off-White show dressed as the bride. Not just any fantasy bride. Virgil’s bride. We have seen the creative director’s wedding fashion play out on high-profile clients before, such as Hailey Bieber, but this was Abloh’s idiosyncratic way of doing big day dressing.
Other surprise guests included Serena Williams, while Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, and Candice Swanepoel lent their seasons of experience to the finale dedicated to truly extra eveningwear with Abloh’s signature knowing twist. Karen Elson did an excellent job flouting the smoking ban, while Cindy Crawford and Kaia Gerber waved the flag for fashion as a family business.