26 Mar '18, 3pm

Virgil Abloh Named Louis Vuitton Menswear Artistic Director

It’s been 2 months since the news broke of Kim Jones' departure from Louis Vuitton . Today, the rumors of who will fill the position can finally end; Off-White’s Virgil Abloh has been announced as the Men’s Artistic Director for the storied French house. This is monumental news for not just both parties but fashion as a whole, as Abloh will be the first African-American designer to be the head of design at an LVMH-owned house. While there are a few people of color in the business—including Kenzo’s Carol Lim and Humberto Leon and Balmain’s Oliver Rousteing—the glass ceiling minorities face in the fashion industry still feels firmly in-place. Furthermore, the appointment is yet another indication that the luxury space is looking to tap the “hype”-focused, streetwear-conscious consumer. As brands like Balenciaga have flourished thanks to its recognizable, street-ready oversiz...

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