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Abloh and Beyond: What Black Leadership and Legacy Means for Fashion

Click here to read the full article. Kings and queens of the reigning fashion monarchy, the people have a message: the days of uninclusive rule are numbered. That was the cry heard ’round the virtual world last week at Fairchild Media Group’s Diversity Forum, in a talk nodding to the late Virgil Abloh and his contribution to increased visibility of Black creatives in luxury fashion. And the aim was to see that his legacy — and those of others injecting energy and innovation to the industry — doesn’t fall victim to the same erasure that has left so many Black designers out...
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Daily Free Press

Wear Me This: Abloh’s death doesn’t mean a reimagined streetwear can’t live on

This year seems to have begun with a striking number of absences. No Kardashian-West marriage to provide threateningly stark interior design, a depressing lack of Emma Chamberlain content on Youtube and now the resignation of football star Tom Brady. Perhaps the most shocking of them all for the fashion world...
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Daily Cardinal

Basketball teams to honor Abloh, Black History Month

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s athletic department announced on Wednesday the men’s and women's basketball teams will wear special shooting shirts during the month of February to honor the late Virgil Abloh and February’s Black History Month. Abloh, a 2003 UW-Madison graduate, started the brand Off-White as a...
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Reuters

Nike/Louis Vuitton sneakers by Abloh beating auction estimates

NEW YORK, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Bids for 200 pairs of Nike/Louis Vuitton "Air Force 1" sneakers designed by Virgil Abloh are running well beyond Sotheby's initial estimates in an auction with a week to go. The sale, which the Louis Vuitton creative designer helped to plan before his death...
Reuters

Louis Vuitton honours memory of designer Abloh with his final collection

PARIS (Reuters) - Fashion house Louis Vuitton paid homage to Virgil Abloh with a presentation of his final collection Thursday in Paris, taking to a surreal setting featuring a sunken house and oversize bed. At the end of the show, models ambled around the set, some wearing white wings, and...
Daily Gate City

ShowBiz Minute: Abloh, Songz, Scott

Louis Vuitton show pays tribute to designer Virgil Abloh; Vegas police confirm case involving R&B singer Trey Songz; Families turn down Travis Scott offer to pay for funerals. (Dec. 1) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/. ​. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/736c223454184314a707104b2fd2755b.
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Virgil Was Here: Louis Vuitton's bittersweet celebration of Abloh's legacy

Louis Vuitton has paid tribute to Virgil Abloh just days after his death, with a bittersweet presentation of the designer’s final menswear collection, dubbed Virgil Was Here. Unveiled in Miami, this was the French fashion house’s first show in the US, and had been in the works for months. Initially...