03 Apr '18, 3pm

A New Look for Louis Vuitton: Examining Virgil Abloh's New Appointment

If Louis Vuitton has slowly moved away from traditional luxury, Virgil Abloh has lived the evolution from bootlegged T-shirts to luxury at hyper speed. Trained as a civil engineer and architect, Abloh was recruited to Kanye West’s brain trust shortly after graduating. In 2009, Abloh starts to integrate fashion into his creative spectrum, interning with Kanye at Fendi under Louis Vuitton’s now-CEO Michael Burke. West famously recalled the duo proposing leather jogging pants to Fendi, only to be rejected and see the trend emerge a few years later. Later in 2009, Abloh makes his first major appearance at Paris Fashion Week alongside Kanye and the rest of his creative team —the crew’s eccentric outfits eventually ended up being parodied on South Park. Virgil’s story really starts to get interesting in 2012, though, when he created PYREX VISION. PYREX was, at its roots, the epi...

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