Designer Virgil Abloh Upends The Fashion World 1

Designer Virgil Abloh Upends The Fashion World


Global powerhouse LVMH has acquired luxury streetwear brand Off-White in a move that’s already making waves beyond the fashion world. The brand’s designer Virgil Abloh is no stranger to disrupting a field that’s historically lacked diversity, and also serves as an artistic director for Louis Vuitton. MSNBC’s Ari Melber discusses the historic acquisition and predicts you’ll be hearing Abloh’s name a lot more in the near future. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ).

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  1. Really? Color of the skin makes news now? I don’t see a black man but a successful businessman. Why are we seeing the color of the skin these days?

    1. Cause racism is still a problem in America. There’s still too many bigots who refuse to believe that blacks can accomplish high success in life through hard work & determination. Those same bigots are even trying to erase POC from American history that had contributed to the betterment of the country, the racism that was endured & still present, ensuring only white supremacy is the only thing taught.

  2. Much of his creative work is reductive and notoriously derivative but his eye for looks is definitely making waves and selling hard! Hopefully he’ll use his aesthetic to push LV into the times!

  3. This isn’t news why you even bother Ari?
    Let teens magazines report this overpriced piece a clothing non important news

    1. Ppl who wear this clothes are self absorbed unsecured broke individuals who feel the need to show off to others

  4. Fashion is for fools, and only for fools. Your choice of clothing means nothing.

  5. Fashion? That’s a fancy way of saying overpriced, self-indulgent clothing.
    Also: United Colors of Benetton if fashion and skin color needs to be revisited. Which I guess it does? Because slow news day?
    Remember when Kayne West sold plain white tee shirts for $120 bucks apiece? Now THAT was fashion news!

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