26 Mar '18, 12pm

Louis Vuitton Appoints Virgil Abloh As Its New Menswear Designer

Virgil Abloh, founder of high-fashion streetwear brand Off-White and creative director for Kanye West, has been named the new menswear artistic director for Louis Vuitton. He is the first African-American artistic director the brand, and is one of the few designers of color to helm a major fashion house, following Olivier Rousteing for Balmain and Ozwald Boateng for Givenchy (during 2003-2007), the New York Times reports. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Abloh will debut his first collection for Vuitton in June for men's fashion week in Paris. He replaces Kim Jones , who left in January to become the menswear designer for Christian Dior, a position previously held by Kris Van Assche for 11 years. Like Abloh, Jones will also host his first show for Dior in June. The Off-White designer announced his new position late last night with a cryptic picture of a Vuitton trunk...

Full article: https://www.harpersbazaar.com/fashion/designers/a19591866...

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