Virgil Abloh-designed shoes sell for $25M at auction

Two hundred pairs of Louis Vuitton and Nike Air Force 1 shoes designed by the late Virgil Abloh have been sold for $25M at an auction. Sotheby’s confirmed the total from the auction, which ran from Jan. 26 to Feb. 8. One pair of shoes alone went for $350,000, which were a part of the […]

Sha’Carri Richardson to appear in documentary produced by Virgil Abloh

The late Virgil Abloh had big plans as a filmmaker before his death last year, as he was working on a documentary featuring Sha’Carri Richardson’s life journey. The film is titled Sub Eleven Seconds and is scheduled to debut during the Sundance Film Festival, which runs through Jan. 30. Mahfuz Sultan, another producer for the documentary, posted […]

Ye West to be the next creative director for Louis Vuitton

Ye West is reportedly set to become the creative director at Louis Vuitton. The 44-year-old rapper is said to be lined up to follow in the footsteps of his late friend Virgil Abloh — the brand’s former artistic director for menswear — following his death last month at 41. An insider told The Sun newspaper’s […]

Drake, Ye, Rihanna, Tyler, The Creator attend Virgil Abloh funeral (videos)

A myriad of celebrities, dignitaries and admirers showed up to pay homage to pioneering fashion designer Virgil Abloh at his memorial service in Chicago. Many of Abloh’s closest friends, including Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, along with Rihanna, Kim Kardashian West, Tyler, The Creator, Frank Ocean, Kylie Jenner, Kid Cudi and others packed the […]

KimYe on good terms despite separation

Kim Kardashian and Ye West are said to be “on good terms,” despite their pending divorce. The 41-year old reality star  filed for divorce from the “Jesus Walks” star in February, after six years of marriage, but the pair are still “keeping the peace.” A source told E! News: “Kim likes keeping the peace between her […]

Virgil Abloh’s final collection showing today

The late Virgil Abloh‘s final Louis Vuitton menswear collection will be showcased in Miami today, Nov. 30, “per his wishes.” The luxury French fashion house has confirmed their artistic director, who died on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, at age 41, following a private battle with a rare form of cancer, wanted his final show to […]

Pharrell Williams, Marc Jacobs and more give tributes to the late Virgil Abloh

The 41-year-old fashion muse Virgil Abloh has tragically died, following a secret battle with a rare form of cancer. The designer was best known as artistic director of Louis Vuitton – a role which saw him make history when he took over from Kim Jones in 2018, as the first African-American to helm a luxury […]

Ye honors friend Virgil Abloh at Sunday Service

Ye West dedicated his Sunday Service to his late friend and longtime collaborator, Virgil Abloh. The influential fashion designer died this past weekend, at age 41, following a private battle with a rare form of cancer, and his close friend honored him during his weekly choir gathering yesterday, Nov. 28. A message on the Sunday […]

Louis Vuitton designer Virgil Abloh dead at 41

A fashion icon has died at the age of 41, representatives confirmed. Designer, DJ and entrepreneur Virgil Abloh died after a long, private battle with cancer, LVMH announced on Nov. 28. “LVMH, Louis Vuitton and Off White are devastated to announce the passing of Virgil Abloh, on Sunday, November 28th, of cancer, which he had […]

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh sells Off-White luxury brand to LVMH

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has sold a 60 percent majority stake in his Off-White luxury streetwear brand to the French luxury group LVMH. Abloh has been the artistic director of Louis Vuitton men’s wear since 2018 and will assume new roles, as well as working across LVMH’s wine and spirits and hospitality brands. LVMH owns […]

Kid Cudi reveals how Kanye West felt about him wearing a dress (video)

Kid Cudi made a bold fashion statement when he performed on “Saturday Night Live” in April donning a floral dress with spaghetti straps while he sang “Sad People.” The rapper later announced on social media that the outfit was a tribute to Kurt Cobain. Kid Cudi stopped by HBO’s “The Shop: Uninterrupted” on Friday, June […]

Kid Cudi’s floral dress on ‘Saturday Night Live’ sparks internet frenzy (video)

Kid Cudi made a few interesting fashion choices this past weekend when he performed on “Saturday Night Live” April 10, 2021. During the rapper’s second performance of the night, he donned a floral dress with spaghetti straps as he sang “Sad People.” The rapper later announced on social media that the outfits were a tribute […]

Lauryn Hill performs in new Louis Vuitton video campaign

What is better than pairing Lauryn Hill and Louis Vuitton? Hill’s timeless music and the French fashion house have teamed up for a video performance set to accompany Louis Vuitton’s spring-summer 2021 menswear show in Shanghai. The black-and-white video, which was shot in July at MLH Studio in New Jersey, features a 20-minute set with […]

Designer Virgil Abloh collaborates with Mercedes-Benz on new artwork

Virgil Abloh has collaborated with Mercedes-Benz on a new project. The Louis Vuitton menswear designer has joined forces with Gorden Wagener, chief design officer at the German car manufacturer, to design artwork called “Project Geländewagen,” inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. Wagener told WWD: “Mercedes-Benz today is much more than a luxury carmaker, it is a […]

Louis Vuitton switching to seasonless roving model for menswear fashion

Louis Vuitton is switching to a seasonless, roving model for its menswear fashion shows that will be on display in China in August. The French fashion house will begin with new physical runway displays in Shanghai, China on August 6 and in Tokyo, Japan, at a later date and designer Virgil Abloh says he is […]

Virgil Abloh vows to take a stronger stance for diversity in fashion

Virgil Abloh says he “wasn’t distinct and loud enough” about diversity in fashion but now believes that it is time to speak out more, amid the Black Lives Matter protests across the world. The Louis Vuitton Menswear designer has always tried to show the perspective of Black creatives through his work rather than talking about […]

Virgil Abloh draws scorn, anger after contributing $50 to bail funds for protesters

Things are not looking good for fashion designer Virgil Abloh. Abloh, the chief executive officer of Louis Vuitton’s menswear and founder of the luxury Off-White label, is receiving major backlash after he posted that he donated $50 to a Miami bail fund on Sunday, May 31, 2020, after nationwide protests in honor of George Floyd. […]

Designer Virgil Abloh explains how fashion could change after pandemic

Virgil Abloh. the creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear and the founder of Off-White, admits he is “inspired” by the fact that fashion could “mean something different” after the pandemic. Speaking to Vogue magazine for its “Postcards from Home” series, he said: “I’m inspired by the fact that fashion can mean something different out of […]

Who will be able to buy designer Virgil Abloh’s exclusive jewelry collection?

Virgil Abloh will only sell his latest jewelry collection to those he feels deserve it. The 39-year-old fashion designer has created a line of diamond-encrusted bling themed around office supplies in collaboration with Jacob & Co., and has said he won’t be putting the pieces on the market for just anyone to buy. Instead, Abloh […]

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