Virgil Abloh on Fashioning Africa’s Future

Watch "Fashioning Africa’s Future" with Virgil Abloh and Studio 189 in conversation . https://youtu.be/OMs-wOW-L64?list=TLPQMTAwMzIwMjGNiwONsedLcA Africa Edition is a free virtual training program designed to provide impact-minded individuals, from across the world, the opportunity to learn more about working and succeeding in the global sports, entertainment and fashion industries - with a specific focus on the emerging … Continue reading Virgil Abloh on Fashioning Africa’s Future

Virgil Abloh : “Fashion with a capital ‘F’ is still relevant–I believe it is–I’m just investigating into it.”

In a short video published to his Instagram , the designer muses on the subject, saying that he's analyzing if "fashion with a capital ‘F’ is still relevant–I believe it is–I’m just investigating into it." As the caption of the video announces, "I think in run-on sentences," Abloh shares a stream of consciousness exploration of this idea … Continue reading Virgil Abloh : “Fashion with a capital ‘F’ is still relevant–I believe it is–I’m just investigating into it.”

A look at Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton A/W21 Skyscraper Jackets

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has made puffer jackets covered in Paris landmarks and well-known skyscrapers as part of the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter menswear collection, which debuted in a Barcelona Pavilion-informed set. In one scene Williams enters a large room where two models stand on plinths dressed in puffer jackets covered in 3D models of buildings. … Continue reading A look at Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton A/W21 Skyscraper Jackets

Daily Paper x Off-White x Surf Ghana drop Capsule

Daily Paper, Off-White, and Surf Ghana revealed a collaboration to build Ghana’s very first skate park back in December following collaborative capsule collections between the brands to help raise funds for the park. Originally released at Daily Paper’s annual pop-up in Ghana, the Amsterdam-based brand is finally making the collections available to purchase worldwide. The Daily Paper and Surf … Continue reading Daily Paper x Off-White x Surf Ghana drop Capsule

Virgil Abloh’s “Public Domain” is About Giving Mass Mentorship to his Fans

Virgil Abloh’s newly launched Off-White “Public Domain” website documents his history with Nike while teasing current projects and upcoming sneaker releases. The motivation is to inspire and mass mentor a generation that looks up to him. The Louis Vuitton director, has unveiled a website called Public Domain that serves almost as a digital archive of his work … Continue reading Virgil Abloh’s “Public Domain” is About Giving Mass Mentorship to his Fans

Virgil Abloh linked up with Taschen to publish a book titled ICONS “Something’s Off”

Nike is currently prepping the release of a new book chronicling the making of its extensive sneaker collaboration with Virgil Abloh, known as "The Ten." Called ICONS, the publication is art directed and designed by Zak Group and published by TASCHEN. ICONS provides readers with a glimpse at Abloh's creative process as he reimagined some … Continue reading Virgil Abloh linked up with Taschen to publish a book titled ICONS “Something’s Off”

Virgil Abloh designs recycled plastic water bottle as emblem of Evian’s circular ambitions

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has created a water bottle for Evian that is made almost entirely from recycled plastic and visualises this history through a distinctive hammered texture. The 500 millilitre bottle can be fully recycled at the end of its life and is designed to act as a kind of mission statement, giving form … Continue reading Virgil Abloh designs recycled plastic water bottle as emblem of Evian’s circular ambitions

“I don’t believe in disciplines,” Virgil Abloh

"I don't believe that fashion is needed to make fashion. That could have been 50 years before. I think our generation is more like what does fashion mean? What does retail mean? What does ground floor real estate look like in a world post-Google and Amazon. To round out my sort of feel it's like, … Continue reading “I don’t believe in disciplines,” Virgil Abloh

This Louis Vuitton Monogram Kite is Yours For $10,400 USD

First appearing at the Men’s Spring/Summer 2019 show, the outdoor accessory is crafted with a technical nylon material and arrives with a conspicuous allover Monogram print, along with a contrasting black lining that runs from the nose to the tip and down by the tail. The kite, which stands at 5.12 x 29.53 x 3.94 … Continue reading This Louis Vuitton Monogram Kite is Yours For $10,400 USD

First Skate Park Opening in Accra, Ghana

Ghana's first ever skate park is set to open in 2021. The international project includes American-Ghanaian designer and Louis Vuitton's artistic director, Virgil Abloh. Ghana is reportedly set to open up its first official skate park this late December. According to Vogue, the skate park is expected to open in the capital of Accra in July 2021. … Continue reading First Skate Park Opening in Accra, Ghana