On November 28, 2021, the fashion industry lost a visionary and disruptor, Virgil Abloh. The designer served as creative director of his elevated streetwear brand Off-White and joined Louis Vuitton as creative director of menswear in 2018. At the age of 41, Abloh left behind a momentous legacy, and last night, friends, family, and admirers gathered in Brooklyn to celebrate the opening of Louis Vuitton and Nike Air Force 1, an exhibition conceived by the late designer.
Inside the Louis Vuitton and Nike “Air Force 1” Exhibition, a Chance to Commune With Virgil Abloh’s Expansive Vision
When Sotheby’s auctioned 200 special pairs of Louis Vuitton and Nike “Air Force 1” by Virgil Abloh sneakers earlier this year the sale made headlines. Nearly every pair went for north of $100,000, bringing the total to over $25 million, 100% of which went to The Virgil AblohTM “Post-Modern” Scholarship Fund, which supports the education of academically promising students of Black, African American, or African descent.
The late designer’s wife will continue his mission to uplift Black designers and create new pathways into the creative industries Virgil Abloh’s impact on fashion, art, and design can’t be overstated, and his unexpected death at 41 last year left many wondering how his legacy will play out in years to come.
Today Jacquemus and Nike announced their surprise partnership via Instagram Whispers of a Jacquemus and Nike hook up began back in February 2021 when Nike collaborator and Ambush founder Yoon Ahn posted a picture on Instagram with the caption, “Checks Over Stripes”, The photo featured some of Nike's well-known partners, including Virgil Abloh, Travis Scott, Matthew Williams, Martine Rose, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tom Sachs and Drake.
The sneaker industry is booming and these are the designer trainers we can't get enough of right now. Louis Vuitton Men's x Nike Air Force 1 by Virgil Abloh Curious about how monumental this Virgil Abloh-engineered link-up between Louis Vuitton Men’s and Nike actually is?
We are truly living in the collab era, where brands and personalities far and wide are partnering up for new takes on steady offerings. Mercedes-Benz is no stranger to this, having launched multiple collaborations with Virgil Abloh and plenty of others. The company's latest pairing comes from the AMG side of the house, and while the celebrity partner is familiar, the resulting product is anything but.
That burning question aside, there were plenty of other aesthetic delights to be found throughout the visual, which A$AP directed himself. Set on the streets of the Bronx—eagle-eyed stans have deduced it was shot last summer, based on paparazzi photos from the time and Rihanna’s lack of a baby bump—the video features fire hydrant-soaked block parties, a hangout in a Black hair salon, the rapper holding court in a pair of dazzling gold sequined pants, and the couple kicking back on a classic New York exterior fire escape, wearing boldly colored furs designed by Virgil Abloh for Louis Vuitton.
"The oranges in my fridge watching me take out yet another Kit Kat Chunky for dessert." Kylie Jenner's 2022 Met Gala look has people thinking less about the Gilded Age and more about their aging produce. Twitter has birthed a new meme format, with some help from the Off-White bridal look that Jenner wore to fashion's biggest night earlier this week.
The closest we’ll get to new Rihanna music this year? Probably Remember that photo of A$AP Rocky and Rihanna kicking back on a New York City fire escape back in July 2021, wearing matching fluffy fits from Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton SS22 collection?
Fans are up in arms over the bridal look Marie Claire is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy. Kylie Jenner’s Met Gala 2022 outfit has sparked quite the controversy, and a mix of opinions at that.
‘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.
Kylie Jenner wore a bizarre wedding-inspired gown to the 2022 Met Gala – and fans think it's a hint to Travis Scott to propose Billionaire Kylie Jenner certainly turned heads - and left some fans baffled - as she rocked up to the 2022 Met Gala in a wedding dress-inspired gown, and fans are convinced she’s hinting at her boyfriend Travis Scott to propose.
Kylie Jenner's Met Gala wedding look was designed by the late designer, Virgil Abloh, and the make-up mogul wore it in his honour. . The 24 year old was joined by the rest of her famous Kardashian sisters as she arrived at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute on Monday night for the event themed In America: An Anthology Of Fashion".
Kylie Jenner wore an off-white wedding gown to the Met Gala and she is getting absolutely slammed on social media for the look. Fashion's night of nights attracted A-listers from across the globe to celebrate the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new exhibition 'In America: An Anthology of Fashion'.
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.
Dazed’s editor-in-chief will continue Virgil Abloh’s legacy as the label’s art and image director It’s been six months since the untimely passing of Virgil Abloh, who died from a rare form of heart cancer on November 28. Since then, fashion nerds have prophesied on who might – or rather, could – succeed the designer at Off-White and Louis Vuitton, given his expansive and culture-shifting output.
Almost six months to the day since the death of Virgil Abloh, whose many achievements include the creation of Off-White, the label that is central to his legacy began detailing those who will succeed him. In a post on Instagram, Off-White announced in the role of art and image director.
This rabbit hole leads from Manhattan to Chicago, following Chloë Sevigny, Sonic Youth and the late Virgil Abloh Kick out the jahms Julia Fox broke big in late 2019 with the intense Uncut Gems (5 stars!). In the actor’s telling, she was writer/director Josh Safdie’s muse, and her pronunciation of the film title comes with a rather looser use of vowels and consonants (“Awncuht Jahms”).
Jameson Williams Goes Red-Hot in Highwater Pants & Louis Vuitton x Virgil Abloh Sneakers to NFL Draft 2022
To say it’s a big night for Jameson Williams would be a major understatement. The 21-year-old wide receiver for the Alabama Crimson Tide is slated to be a No. 1 draft pick during the 2022 NFL Draft. When it comes to dressing for the career-defining day, Williams is rolling in red-hot for the occasion, thanks to a bold suit and flashy accessories.