It´s Official! Louis Vuitton announced the arrival of Virgil Abloh as the new Artistic Director of the Men’s Collections.
Virgil Abloh, an american creative designer who is also artistic director of milan fashion label “Off-White” and art director of Kanye West “Watch the Throne”, album nominated for a grammy is now the artistic mind for Louis Vuitton french house.
Mr. Abloh said in an interview: “Product is only one part of the luxury narrative, I want to use Louis Vuitton’s history with travel to really look at different cultures around the world to help make all our humanity visible. When creativity melds together with global issues, I believe you can bring the world together. Fashion on this level can really open eyes”.
His first fashion show for Louis Vuitton will take place in June during the men’s fashion week in Paris.