26 Mar '18, 10am

Meet Virgil Abloh: Kanye West's Creative Director Is Louis Vuitton’s Newest Designer https://t.co/sp1X3RPvvR

Virgil Abloh is making history. The designer and DJ has been named the first African-American artistic director of Louis Vuitton—the largest brand of LVMH (lvmuy) , the world’s largest luxury group. Abloh, 37, is a first-generation Ghanaian-American and founder of the fashion label Off-White . The designer has no formal fashion education—he studied architecture and civil engineering—but used the skills he learned from his seamstress mother to obtain an internship at Fendi alongside Kanye West in 2006. U.S. designer Virgil Abloh acknowledges the audience at the end of the Off/White Menswear Fall/Winter 2018-2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 17, 2018 in Paris. Thierry Chesnot—Getty Images The long-time Kanye West creative director worked on a number of menswear collections and launched other brands before finally settling into Off-White, the label he founded...

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