Visionary Virgil Abloh has had many collaborations with big names like Champion and Kith while being the creative director for Kanye West and for his own streetwear label, Off-White, yet he just struck gold with his latest news. Breaking glass ceilings, Abloh was just appointed Louis Vuitton Menswear designer. He is the first African American to head the mega European brand.
Last Friday I decided to venture off to the popular LV exhibit to see what they have to offer and believe me they did not disappoint. It is only right the exhibit takes place in New York being it is the Fashion Capital (some may argue that) so us New Yorkers for sure can appreciate the latest fashion exhibit in town. Located at the American Stock Exchange, the layout of the exhibit is breathtaking. Every room has a different story that is well executed. The historic journey of the luxe brand, designed by Robert Carsen, is divided into ten chapters, one of which is entirely devoted to the United States of America and New York City (duh). The tour opens with the most symbolic object of the House: the trunk, a model fashioned with contemporary flair, embodying the iconic hallmarks and bold spirit of Louis Vuitton. The exhibition features objects and documents from the Louis Vuitton heritage archives. (more…)
Covergirl Kendall Jenner lands the biggest September cover yet and guess what? Its with Vogue! I’m not sure if most people know this but the Vogue September cover is a big deal. HUGE! See the spread here (more…)
Now it all makes sense how this Swedish newcomer has become the face of the iconic Louis Vuitton brand. All award season long you could see “The Danish Girl” actress wearing high fashion from the LV fashion house. Well now we have Alicia Vikander showing the latest in the collection. (more…)