30 Mar '18, 6pm

Virgil Abloh’s story is the stuff dreams are made of https://t.co/QmdeMZnouk

At first glance, this is hardly a surprise: Abloh has made no secret of his affection for the brand, and it’s a hugely prestigious position. But it’s surprisingly rare to hear designers talk about achieving their dream jobs, despite the fact that the major houses seem to switch leadership left and right. This is partly due to fashion’s distaste for sincerity, but it’s also a symptom of an industry where the traditional path to success is slow and hierarchical. When Abloh and his supporters break ranks and use the phrase “dream job,” it’s a sign of how new and different his career path has been — and how fashion might change for the future.

Full article: https://www.thecut.com/2018/03/virgil-abloh-louis-vuitton...

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