26 Mar '18, 3pm

Streetwear icon Virgil Abloh is Louis Vuitton’s new menswear designer https://t.co/exo3op7VdC

Louis Vuitton has just made streetwear designer Virgil Abloh the artistic director of menswear, making Abloh one of the few black executives at the helm of a European heritage luxury brand. And by bringing on a designer whose work has centered on streetwear and its intersection with hip-hop and rap culture, Louis Vuitton seems to be deliberately expanding its definition of luxury fashion . Abloh grew up in Illinois, the son of Ghanian immigrants. He’s been a key figure in the music world, serving as the art director for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s 2011 album Watch the Throne , for which he was nominated for a Grammy. Abloh ended up becoming West’s creative director. In 2013, he launched his own label, Off-White, an elevated streetwear brand that tends toward minimalistic pieces. Abloh studied architecture and civil engineering, and learned how to fabricate garments from his mot...

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