Virgil Abloh heads to Louis Vuitton

By Amber Monaé

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.

Virgil Abloh – The Man behind Kanye West

When I saw the invite for last week’s G-shock event was being DJ’d by Virgil Abloh I knew I had to go.  I’ve heard so much about this visionary creature that I had to see him in person for myself. I was pretty shocked to learn a lot of people aren’t familiar with him, so let me give you a lesson! He’s your favorite rappers, favorite DJ. He is the creative director for Kanye West and launched Milan-based label Off-White. He is exactly what we millennials are all about… being multi-talented and multifaceted. (more…)