Virgil Abloh

Louis Vuitton honors Virgil Abloh with a Nike Air Force 1 exhibition

As announced earlier this week, Louis Vuitton is honoring its late artistic director Virgil Abloh through an exhibit of his work. The space, known officially as Louis Vuitton and Nike “Air Force 1” by Virgil Abloh, focuses on its namesake by showcasing all 47 editions of the Air Force 1 imagined by Abloh. Creative conversations between the designer and Nike are also displayed among the final products of their collaboration.
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EXCLUSIVE: Louis Vuitton, Nike to Offer Virgil Abloh-designed Sneakers

Click here to read the full article. Louis Vuitton will showcase a piece of Virgil Abloh’s legacy in an exhibition dedicated to the late men’s artistic director’s long-anticipated collaboration project with Nike. The luxury fashion house next month will launch nine editions of the coveted Louis Vuitton and Nike “Air Force 1” by Abloh and is currently accepting preorders ahead of the shoe’s release. Prior to the launch, Vuitton is mounting an exhibition from May 20 through May 31 at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse in New York City dedicated to the partnership, with Abloh’s recurring themes and touches serving as a backdrop...

Louis Vuitton to release nine editions of the coveted Louis Vuitton and Nike “Air Force 1” by Virgil Abloh along with an exhibit starring 47 editions of AF1 in NYC

Louis Vuitton is set to launch its collaborative and much sought-after Nike Air Force 1, designed by Virgil Abloh. Like Louis Vuitton and Nike, the AF1 has its own fan club and is considered the most sacrosanct of shoes. Add to this fabulousness the Abloh-touch, and you can’t calm the hypebeasts down. According to WWD, Louis Vuitton will launch nine editions of the “Air Force 1” by Abloh and is already accepting preorders. In addition, Louis Vuitton will host an exhibition for the most coveted sneaker at the Green Point Terminal Warehouse in New York City from the 21st to the 31st of May.


Originally designed by Nike in 1982, the “Air Force 1” by Louis Vuitton is the first time the shoe is crafted outside of a Nike factory. An emblem of the streetwear community that raised him, Men’s Artistic Director Virgil Abloh (1980-2021) considered the Nike Air Force 1 to be a cultural symbol in its own right. Now two icons join forces to create the most authentic high-end sneaker. Fashion transcends to an objet d’art symbolic of subculture with a little magic and innovation.

Kylie Jenner's Met Gala Look Is a Tribute to the Late Virgil Abloh

Kylie Jenner stunned on the red carpet at the 2022 Met Gala on Monday night, and her fashion choice was an ode to the late Virgil Abloh. Following the event, the 24-year-old reality star took to Instagram to share a sweet message in honor of Abloh, who died in November at age 41 following a two-year battle with cancer.

How Kylie Jenner Honored Late Friend Virgil Abloh With 2022 Met Gala Look

Watch: Kris Jenner on Getting Ready With 5 Daughters for Met Gala 2022. Kylie Jenner celebrated Virgil Abloh's legacy at the 2022 Met Gala. For the annual event, held May 2 at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Kylie Cosmetics mogul wore a white bridal-themed look, designed by Virgil's Off-White brand. "virgil and i were supposed to go to the Met together before it got postponed in 2020," Kylie wrote on Instagram after attending the gala. "i'm humbled to wear this dress and honor my talented beautiful friend."

Kylie Jenner honours late fashion designer Virgil Abloh with her Met Gala wedding gown

Kylie Jenner has opened up about the meaning of her Met Gala outfit, and how it paid tribute to the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh, who passed away last November.On Monday evening, the 24-year-old reality star arrived on the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a wedding dress designed by Off-White, a luxury fashion label founded by Abloh. Jenner’s white gown featured ruffles on the bottom and a sheer fitted corset top, as she completed her look with a white cap and veil. She wore a gold necklace that said “OFF” and long, gold earrings.The Kylie Cosmetics...