13 Apr '18, 5pm

Kanye West, the Louis Vuitton Don himself, weighs in on Virgil Abloh's LV takeover.

Stop everything, even your so-called job , and read this new Kanye West interview immediately. For Pret-a-Reporter , West sat down with interior designer Axel Vervoordt (with whom he has collaborated extensively) for a freewheeling chat. The two discussed a multitude of art and art-adjacent topics ranging from West's currently-in-progress philosophy book to his desire to become more water-like in getting innovative ideas to the people. West also addressed Virgil Abloh 's recent appointment as Louis Vuitton's men's artistic director , as well as Abloh's repeated description in the press as his "former creative director." "Because [Virgil 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," West told Vervoordt. "But when they say he was my creative director, that's incorrect. He was...

Full article: http://www.complex.com/style/2018/04/kanye-west-weighs-in...

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