13 Apr '18, 4pm

Kanye West Explains How Announcement Of Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Gig Became A Burden

Kanye West Explains How Announcement Of Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Gig Became A Burden

Kanye West’s position as a creator in music, fashion and an array of other lanes has made him very particular on his visions. So much so that the news of Virgil Abloh’s history-making new role at Louis Vuitton rubbed him the wrong way. While interviewing interior designer Axel Vervoordt for Pret-a-Reporter Friday (Apr. 13) the entertainer shared how the news was a burden to him–due to how Abloh was described by the media. “[Abloh and I] have been fighting to make apparel at a certain price that still has the same credibility and desirability as something at a higher price,” he said about their working relationship. “But when they say he was my creative director, that’s incorrect. He was a creative collaborator.” Several outlets, including us, called Abloh his creative director due to his work on the Kanye/Jay-Z album, Watch The Throne and a number of other projects and ven...

Full article: https://www.vibe.com/2018/04/kanye-west-virgil-ablohs-lou...

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