Virgil Abloh’s legacy is forever. As a designer, DJ, and entrepreneur, he revolutionized the fashion and art industries with his unique blend of streetwear, luxury fashion, and contemporary art. His impact on Louis Vuitton, Off-White, and other major brands cemented his reputation as a visionary designer and cultural icon. Virgil Abloh’s journey at Louis Vuitton began in 2018 when he was appointed as the artistic director of the men’s wear division. This was a historic moment as Abloh became the first Black person to hold such a position at the iconic French fashion house. Abloh’s tenure at Louis Vuitton was marked by his innovative designs, which blended his streetwear-inspired aesthetic with the luxury fashion brand’s heritage. He also introduced more diverse and inclusive elements to the brand, incorporating models of different races and backgrounds into his runway shows. Abloh’s Louis Vuitton collections were highly anticipated by fashion enthusiasts and received critical acclaim. He also collaborated with artists such as Takashi Murakami and designed special edition items such as the LV Trainer sneaker. Despite his untimely death in 2021, Abloh’s legacy at Louis Vuitton will forever be remembered as a defining moment in the history of the brand and the fashion industry as a whole.
photographer ALEX MORO DIAZ fashion FILIPE FANGUEIRO
featuring WEDMARLEY and DELVÂNIO atdabandaand RICARDO at karacter
skin TYFFANY PINHO
photographer assistant LUÍS FERREIRA fashion assistant BERNARDO RESENDE