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In Pictures: Louis Vuitton’s SS22 spin-off in memory of Virgil Abloh
As part of Miami’s Art Basel event, luxury house Louis Vuitton hosted a runway featuring its spring/summer 2022 menswear line, the last collection designed by the recently passed Virgil Abloh. The show, called Virgil is Here, converted into a tribute to the late designer and artistic director of the brand following his passing on November 28....
3 Dec 2021
This is what Virgil Abloh will be remembered for
The fashion designer Virgil Abloh stands with his person and brand Off-White like no other for the triumph of streetwear in the world of luxury fashion. The crowning achievement of his fashion career came with his appointment as creative director of menswear at Louis Vuitton. But this appointment meant much more than a career move for Abloh, it...
3 Dec 2021
Video: Virgil Was Here
In this video, Louis Vuitton has presented its menswear fashion show, Virgil Was Here, in honour of its late creative director of menswear, Virgil Abloh. Watch the video below. Click here to read more about the show. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Louis Vuitton via YouTube
2 Dec 2021
Virgil was here: Louis Vuitton's Art Basel show event becomes a tribute to Virgil Abloh
Louis Vuitton transformed a planned runway show into Virgil Abloh’s memorial. Art Basel in Miami Beach was to be the setting of Louis Vuitton’s latest event, connecting a well to-do clientele with its latest brand offerings as well as announce a new menswear store opening. Instead the show, which had been planned by Virgil Abloh and his team for...
1 Dec 2021
Timeline: A look at Virgil Abloh’s celebrated career
Following the sad and unexpected news that Virgil Abloh has passed away on November 28, FashionUnited takes a look at the designer’s historic and celebrated career. Abloh’s work has ranged from music to art to fashion, with the designer making his mark in whatever creative form he was working in. From an architectural student in Illinois to the...
29 Nov 2021
Louis Vuitton to present Abloh's final collection in Miami following his passing
Louis Vuitton will present the final collection by designer Virgil Abloh in Miami on Tuesday, following his death from cancer at the age of 41. "In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton pays tribute to the life and legacy of a creative genius with a presentation of his Spring-Summer 2022 Collection in Miami on November 30th," the fashion...
29 Nov 2021
Organized theft costs US retailers 700.000 dollars per each billion dollars in sales
Major retailers across the U.S. are facing a surge in organized shoplifting, with about 80 people participating in the organized ransack of a Nordstrom store in California and more than a dozen people swiping merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store in Chicago, where Neiman Marcus saw one of its store also looted. On Thanksgiving day another...
29 Nov 2021
Designer Virgil Abloh (41) dies of cancer
Virgil Abloh, the founder of streetwear brand Off-White and menswear director of Louis Vuitton, has died at age 41 from cancer. Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH announced the unfortunate news on their website and social media channels on Sunday, November 28. Abloh had been privately battling cancer for several years, all while producing...
28 Nov 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton's Holiday House
In this video, Louis Vuitton has presented its holiday campaign video, starring house ambassador Stacy Martin. Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Louis Vuitton via YouTube
24 Nov 2021
Rolex tops list of most searched for second-hand brand
Rolex is the most searched for brand when it comes to pre-owned luxury, according to data from For-sale.co.uk’s Second Hand Fashion Index. Using the methodology of searching in Google with the term ‘used’ followed by brand, Patagonia and Louis Vuitton came second and third. With the second-hand fashion market seeing unprecedented demand, fashion...
23 Nov 2021
Louis Vuitton SS22 Shanghai catwalk show
Louis Vuitton extended its Spring Summer 2022 show season with an additional catwalk presentation in Shanghai on Wednesday for local media and clientele. With the ceiling of the Shipyard Repair Docks venue covered in chandeliers, creative director Nicolas Ghesquière created 19 new looks in addition to the 45 shown during Paris Fashion Week on 5...
18 Nov 2021
Netflix series Emily in Paris to launch shoppable content
When the fashionable series Emily in Paris debuted on Netflix last year it surpassed most critic’s expectations, attracting nearly 60 million viewers. With the second season nearing next month, the show’s parent company, ViacomCBS, is hoping to capitalise on its popularity, launching a shoppable content channel where looks from the show can be...
8 Nov 2021