26 Mar '18, 11am

Virgil Abloh is the first African-American to head up design at an LVMH-owned house.

Louis Vuitton announced today that Virgil Abloh is the new artistic director of men’s collections, replacing Kim Jones, who exited after the Fall 2018 collection in January. This is a watershed moment for both the 164-year-old French luxury brand and the Off-White founder: Abloh is the first African-American to head up design at an LVMH-owned house. Paris Fashion Week may be a melting pot—people often note how few actual Frenchmen and -women lead French brands—but in the end it’s not all that diverse. Outside of Balmain, for which Olivier Rousteing works, and Kenzo, the LVMH label where Carol Lim and Humberto Leon took over artistic direction in 2011, people of color remain woefully underrepresented. The situation is not much different in Milan. Though his appointment is history making, this isn’t the first time Abloh’s name has been linked to LVMH. In the wake of Riccardo...

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