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Louis Vuitton creative director Virgil Abloh just died: from builder to king of streetwear


As a rare black person holding a strategic position of the prestigious fashion house Louis Vuitton, the late designer Virgil Abloh is the pride of the African-American community. Having never attended any fashion school, he only possesses a little knowledge from his seamstress mother, as well as the major he was trained in is construction engineering. Perhaps because of that, the event that a designer steps into Louis Vuitton or dies are all remarkable moments of the contemporary fashion industry.

Founder of the popular street fashion line in 2013, the owner of the Off-White brand became the winner of the prestigious award – LVMH Young Designers Prize 2015. Off-White is a young brand in cooperation with many famous fashion houses from sportswear, high-street,… such as Nike, Jimmy Choo, Moncler, Levi’s, Champion,…

Virgil Abloh dominates the streetwear market with an outfit featuring the iconic diagonal stripes.

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After a successful collaboration, Louis Vuitton invited Virgil Abloh to be the creative director for the brand.

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The free spirit of the “dirty” designer has broken down old fashion institutions, bringing a sense of freshness and dynamism to young people.

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An outstanding talent passed away…

So many opportunities, potential and new development for Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton have closed, when the talented designer has breathed his last…

Source: Louis Vuitton, Off-White

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